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The Venom Battleship has extraordinary firepower. No enemy caught in its field of fire will survive for very long.
  — In-Game Description 

General

The Venom Battleship is a Tier 2 hull with standard Miner Rebellion technology.

As a battleship, this ship has bonus range and duplicate weapons for each firing arc, dealing massive damage from a safe distance.

Strategy and Setup

Advantages

The Venom Battleship has high maximum mass and a 5th weapon slot, laying down devastating fire upon enemies within its range.

It has sufficient mass to use high-level NET Torpedoes to slow down enemy ships in combination with other long-range weapons, and is the first truly effective kiting battleship. A Midgard Carrier would definitely help your Venom Battleships to kite short-ranged enemies.

Disadvantages

Successful battleships often require a list of advanced technologies that are out of reach of the average Tier 2 player, including the Vector Torpedo and NET Torpedo for kiting, as well as Fusion Thrusters to become more agile in combat. Focused Optics IV-V are a must-have if you are using Energy weapons.

Refrain from having a minimum range on your battleships, otherwise frigates, cutters and squadrons may be able to exploit it once they close the distance. This can be achieved by using a single HEX Missile to deter enemies.

Upgrading

Level II
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III
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SLOT CONFIGURATION Spaceship
Resistance Slots ResistanceSlot 1 1
SPECIFICATIONS Notepad
Max. Mass 5,261 t 5,511 t
Cargo 245,000 t 294,000 t
Hull XP 1,444 XP 1,444 XP
MODIFIERS Wrench
Cruiser Damage +10% +23%
Weapon Mass -5% -10%
Shield Bypass +5% +10%
RESEARCH ShipLabResearch
Prerequisites Rancor Battleship Mk II,
Venom Battleship
Venom Battleship Mk II
Workshop Required IV N/A
Time Time 7h 34m 56s 15h 09m 53s
Mineral Ore MineralOre 2,766,250 5,532,500
CRAFT Crafting
Time Time 4h 54m 24s 9h 48m 48s
Mineral Ore MineralOre 1,009,025 2,018,050
Patterns Patterns 1 1
Cores Cores 2 2
Parts Parts 10 30
Armaments Armaments 32 40


Trivia

  • Back when the game was first released, the Venom Battleship was the most advanced ship players could obtain.
  • There used to be an Enhanced version of the Venom Battleship available for purchase in the Black Market, but it has since been deprecated.

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