Photonic Boarding Party is an in-game Starship Trait.
This trait gives bonuses in Space if slotted into an Active Starship Trait slot.
- Activating any rank of Boarding Party no longer launches Shuttles and instead instantly applies the effects to the targeted Foe. Recharge time of Boarding Party reduced from 60sec to 40sec.
Photonic Boarding Party does not require you to launch Shuttles. Instead, your boarding assault teams immediately beam over to the targeted foe's ship, and immediately begin applying the debilitating effects already associated with Boarding Party. Using Photonic Boarding Parties is also more time efficient, allowing them to be ready to deploy more quickly. Note: Having this trait slotted removes the Shuttles entirely from this ability, potentially interfering with any effects designed to enhance them.