|“||The Wormhole Blitz Drive is an enhanced drive that allows the Javelin Flagship to boost the shield penetration of its escorts for a short time before jumping.||”|
|— In-Game Description|
|!THIS OPERATION IS A REUSABLE ITEM MEANING YOU HAVE A LIMITED AMOUNT!|
|!THIS CAN ONLY BE EQUIPPED ON THE JAVELIN FLAGSHIP!|
|Wormhole Blitz Drive||I||II||III|
|Jump Bonus||Shield Penetration|
|Minimum Range||1 AU|
|Obtaining (Reusable Credit)|
Alien Decimation (Store)
|Planet Strike (Store)|
The Wormhole Blitz Drive is a flagship utility which can be equipped on the Javelin Flagship with all three tiers of it being reusable items being available in Devastation. It is of VEGA Mining design and has a special shield bypass bonus after a successful jump.
It has the functionality to warp inside a sector, from any location to any destination, carrying along a maximum of four escorts no matter the level, it imbues its escorts with a shield penetration bonus that lasts indefinitely until the escort enters another map, or is engaged in battle. When engaged in battle, the bonus duration will start to count down in the form of a circular timer and eventually disappear.
Strategy and Setup
Few advantages come with the Blitz drive as it is easily replaced by the Wormhole Drive Type-E but like every jump drive it is an amazing farming tool. The ability to warp across the sector is very useful for both farming and PvP as you can get to another fleet in less than 7 seconds.
However, the Blitz drive's ability to give shield bypass after a jump is almost completely worthless: by the time your ships reach the enemy, it would already have been over. In the best case scenario with a Level III Blitz Drive, you have a measly 20 seconds in battle to close the distance in order to utilize the buff.
On top of that, just like other drives it has an EXTREMELY long repair time making it devastating to have destroyed as you will have at least 12 hours of repair. It also has a long build time making it hard to swap drives in periods of time.
It also requires an alliance and a captain's permit to use. This will often make these hulls useless if you have no alliance or are in bigger ones which cant support that many permits.Making it hard to manage with on bigger players.
- It is the first operation to offer shield bypass
- In most cases the shield bypass will be over by the time you actually fire at the enemy due to its short duration.
- The Wormhole Blitz drive is the first drive to feature no tag (Ex:-0 or -E)