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Faction Romulan Republic.pngT'varo Light Warbird
Rom Ship T'varo.jpg
Rank background icon.png
Lieutenant Rank icon (Romulan).png
Shield modifier:
Turn rate:
Impulse modifier:
Inertia rating:
Warp core:
Generic Singularity Core.png Singularity
Bridge Officers:
Ensign Tactical Ensign Engineering Ensign Science
Fore 2 Aft 1
Can equip dual cannons.
Device slots:
Console tac icon.png 2 Console eng icon.png 1 Console sci icon.png 1
15,000Refined dilithium icon.png
Admiralty stats:
Adm eng rom.png 6 Adm tac rom.png 7 Adm sci rom.png 5
Disambig icon.png This article is about tier 1 playable starship. For other uses, see Light Warbird.

The T'varo-class Light Warbird is a Tier 1 (Level 1) Warbird which may be flown by Romulan Republic characters, as well as characters of any other faction. The faction restrictions of this starship can be removed by having a level 65 KDF character or by purchasing the Cross Faction Flying unlock from the Zen Store.

Players can obtain this starship from any Ship and Shuttle Requisitions officer for 15,000 Refined dilithium icon.png under the name T'Varo Light Warbird. This ship can be purchased individually, or as part of the Romulan Legacy Starter Pack for 1,000 Zen small icon.png. It is also available as part of the following: PC-only Legacy of Romulus Starter Pack for 2,500 Zen small icon.png , PC-only Legacy of Romulus Legacy Pack for 16,000 Zen small icon.png , Console-only Romulan Legacy Pack for 4,000 Zen small icon.png. This ship was previously available on its own from the Zen Store; players that purchased it from there can still reclaim it from there on all their characters.


The T'varo-class Light Warbirds have been in service of the Romulan Star Empire since at least mid-22nd century when two vessels of this class were encountered by the NX-01 Enterprise.

Fast, light, and maneuverable, the T'varo-class has been upgraded over time and remains in use by both the Romulan Star Empire and the newly-formed Romulan Republic.

Class variants

Class Information

Purchasing the Legendary T'liss Light Intel Warbird for 12,000 Zen small icon.png unlocks all existing ship variants.
Ship Variant - ROM - T'varo Light Warbird (T1).png
T'varo class
The T'varo class is based on a design used during the 22nd century. They are similar in design to the T'liss, but with sharper edges and a more dagger-like appearance. T'varo follows standard avian-like design lineage of other Romulan vessels.
Ship Variant - ROM - T'Liss Temporal Warbird (T6).png
T'liss class
SKIN UNLOCK: T'liss Temporal Warbird, 1 Special Requisition Choice Pack - Tier 6 Promotional Ship Choice Pack icon.png
The T'liss class dates back to the 23rd century, where one served as the flagship of the Romulan Star Empire. They are relatively simplistic in design, and feature a unique paint scheme depicting a bird-of-prey on the underside.
Ship Variant - ROM - T'liss Legendary Light Intel Warbird (T6).png
T'liss class Refit
SKIN UNLOCK: Legendary T'liss Light Intel Warbird, 12,000 Zen small icon.png
The T'Liss Refit as it appeared in the Star Trek: Picard episode "Absolute Candor". This is a slightly modified look for the ship, with some more modern materials to reflect how it had been updated by its captain, Kar Kantar, since the ship's prime.
Ship Variant - ROM - Malem Light Warbird (T6).png
Malem class
SKIN UNLOCK: Malem Light Warbird, 3,000 Zen small icon.png
The Malem class is a new Light Warbird variant built by the Romulan Republic in 2410. The Malem follows the standard avian-like design of the original Romulan warbird, but also keeps up with modern design trends, featuring smoother and more organic lines and edges.


Universal consoles[]

Activating the Singularity Stabilizer reenables an offline Singularity and increases power

The T'varo Light Warbird comes equipped with the [Console - Universal - Singularity Stabilizer].

This ability is part of the Enhanced Projectile Efficiency Set, which also includes [Console - Universal - Plasma Destabilizer] obtainable with T'varo Light Warbird Retrofit (T5), but also equippable on the T'varo Light Warbird. For each console added after the first, an additional passive bonus is unlocked.

Despite being a T'varo variant, Malem Light Warbird (T6)'s [Console - Universal - Plasma Warhead Module] cannot be equipped on this vessel.

Battle Cloak

The T'varo-class Light Warbird has a battle cloak that allows the ship to cloak during combat, granting stealth and a damage bonus upon decloaking.


As a Romulan Warbird, the T'varo-class Light Warbird comes with built-in Singularity abilities. These abilities do not automatically rank up when acquiring higher tier Warbirds. These powers build in severity based on the charge built up by the ship's Singularity Core.

Standard configuration[]

Romulan Warbirds come with standard equipment and weapons of the lowest mark available at the ship's minimum rank. The items provided are appropriate to the type of vessel and its related playing style.

Ship comparison[]

Following table compares Tier 1 Romulan Warbirds available to players.
Ship Rank Tier Hull  Hull modifier  Shield modifier  Fore weapons Aft weapons Can equip dual cannons? Console tac icon.png Console eng icon.png Console sci icon.png Ship Devices Hangar Bay slots Uni BOffs Turn rate Impulse modifier IR Cost
Romulan Republic,United Federation of Planets,Klingon Empire,Dominion
T'liss Light Warbird 1
Rank background icon.png
Lieutenant Rank icon (Romulan).png
1 10000 1 0.9 2 1 1 1 1 2 Ensign TacticalEnsign EngineeringEnsign Science 18 0.2 70 1,000 Refined dilithium icon.png
Romulan Republic,United Federation of Planets,Klingon Empire,Dominion
T'varo Light Warbird 1
Rank background icon.png
Lieutenant Rank icon (Romulan).png
1 10000 1 0.9 2 1 2 1 1 2 Console - Universal - Singularity Stabilizer icon.png Ensign TacticalEnsign EngineeringEnsign Science 18 0.2 70 15,000 Refined dilithium icon.png

Admiralty ship[]

Admiralty Ship
Shipshot Background Admiralty Romulan.png
Shipshot Warbird 1plus.png
Shipshot Frame Tactical Romulan.png
Shipshot Frame Rare.png
Adm eng rom.png 6 Adm tac rom.png 7 Adm sci rom.png 5
1.25x Bonus from All Stats
Shipshot Background Admiralty Romulan.png
Shipshot Warbird 1plus.png
Shipshot Frame Tactical Romulan.png
Shipshot Frame Rare.png
Adm eng rom.png 6
Adm tac rom.png 7
Adm sci rom.png 5
1.25x Bonus from All Stats


  • The T'varo Light Warbird is the only Romulan Warbird "Refit" not to unlock the Romulan Type 3 Ship Material.
  • A revamped model was debuted with the Legendary Romulan Captain Bundle, including new geometry and a more true-to-screen hull material - T'Varo Ship Material.

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