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Terran Battlecruiser

Description Edit

The Battlecruiser is a slow, powerful, sturdy late game capital ship.Can use Warp Drive to teleport over small distances. Can be upgraded to use Yamato Cannon a powerful long range, single target weapon. It's arguably the strongest unit in the game, easily beating the other capital ship, the Carrier, thanks to the Yamato Cannon. Contrary to Carriers, the Battlecruisier's regular weapons only have a better than average 7 range, being matched by static defense. They have 500 HP, the highest among units, and a very high 3 armor, being matched by upgraded Ultralisks and exceeded only by Carriers which have 4, but Carriers don't apply their armor to the shields, which are 1/3 of their total HP.

On the other hand Battlecruisers are very expensive, take Supply 6, a long time to build, are slow and even with Warp Drive have a hard time retreating if things start going awry and their DPS isn't particularly great (but they have great burst damage thanks to Yamato Cannon). They can obviously be fearsome when massed.

Unit Information Edit

Type: Armored - Mechanical - Massive
Cost: Minerals 400 Gas 300 Supply 6
Build time: 111 seconds
Life: 500
Energy: 50/200
Armor: 3
Movement Speed: 1.4
Sight Range: 11
Built from: Starport with attached Tech Lab
Requires: Fusion Core

Weapon: Laser Battery
  • Damage: 25
  • +3 damage each weapon upgrade
  • Attack speed: 1.79
  • Range: 7
  • Attacks: Ground and Air

Abilities Edit

Yamato Cannon
Battlecruiser - Weapon Refit
Energy: 125
Range: 10
Duration: 3 seconds

After a brief delay, blasts a target with a devastating plasma cannon, dealing 300 damage to it.

Warp Drive
Warp Drive
Energy: 100
Range: 10
Cooldown: 5 seconds

The Battlecruiser warps to a nearby targeted location.

Upgrades Edit

Weapon Refit
Battlecruiser - Weapon Refit
Cost: Minerals 100 Gas 100
Research Time: 100 seconds

Enables Battlecruisers to use the powerful Yamato Cannon.

Researched from Fusion Core.

Related Links Edit



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