Redshift: Feature Friday #5

Hey Everyone,
Today I am expanding on last week's Feature Friday and giving a sneak peak at the Ship and Crew abilities.


Overall for this patch we have added 30 new abilities in total, we have also changed and renamed many abilities, mainly balancing up with a few exceptions.
A couple general points


All Heal's in the game are now percentage based, the value below are not final and will most likely drop as we continue to test.


We have created new icons for many abilities and standardized the ability icons across all abilities.


All values for abilities are listed at the max level they can obtain.
BUG FIX: All abilities are now assigned correctly to ships.
Here is a list of all of the Ship and Crew abilities in the game, as always this list is not completely final and things will be slightly change before the patch.


Abilities


Ship Active Abilities


Explorer

  • Damage Amplifier cast cost has been changed from 3 to 4.
  • Damage Amplifier max upgrade level has been changed from 60 to 50.
  • Damage Amplifier has a new icon.

Intrepid

  • Overheat has been renamed to Mini Nuke with a description of "Launches 1 nuke against enemy's best ship for 150 damage."
  • Mini Nuke max upgrade level has been changed from 60 to 50.
  • Mini Nuke has a new icon.
  • Mini Nuke has a new graphical effect.

Ranger

  • Immune has been renamed to Emergency Repair with a description of "Repairs 17.5% plating to the fleet over 5s."
  • Emergency Repair max upgrade level has been changed from 60 to 50.
  • Emergency Repair has a new icon.
  • Emergency Repair has a new graphical effect.

Ariea

  • Plasma Shielding has been renamed to Weapon Overclocking with a description of "Fleet attacks 29.2% faster for 5s."
  • Weapon Overclocking has a new icon.
  • Weapon Overclocking has a new graphical effect.

 
Centaur

  • Damage Reflect has been renamed to Plasma Shielding with a description of "Fleet damage takes 30% less damage for 7s."
  • Plasma Shielding has a new icon.
  • Plasma Shielding has a new graphical effect.

Moonraker

  • Light Repairs has been renamed to Interceptor Hack with a description of "Hacks all interceptors and takes control of their engines for 6.5s."
  • Interceptor Hack max upgrade level has been changed from 60 to 70.
  • Interceptor Hack has a new icon.
  • Interceptor Hack has a new graphical effect.

Mayflower

  • Missile Strike max upgrade level has been changed from 60 to 70.
  • Missile Strike has a new icon.

 
Axiom

  • Rampage max upgrade level has been changed from 60 to 80.

 
Liberator

  • Plating Drain has been renamed to Drain Plating with a description of "All interceptors restores plating equal 351.8% damage dealt for 3s."
  • Drain Plating max upgrade level has been changed from 60 to 80.

 
Thunderbolt

  • Plating Re-enforce has been renamed to Reinforce Plating with a description of "Repairs 40% plating to the fleet."
  • Reinforce Plating max upgrade level has been changed from 60 to 80.

 
Cygnus

  • Mind Control has been renamed to Counter Batteries with a description of "The squadron returns 300% of damage dealt for 15s."
  • Counter Batteries max upgrade level has been changed from 60 to 100.
  • Counter Batteries has a new icon.
  • Counter Batteries has a new graphical effect.

 
Argonaut

  • Plate Piercing has been renamed to Piercing Rounds with a description of "Fleet damage increased by 80 for 2.5s."
  • Piercing Rounds max upgrade level has been changed from 60 to 100.
  • Piercing Rounds has a new icon.

 
Nemesis

  • Plating Aura has been renamed to Repairbots with a description of "Repairs 55% plating to the fleet."
  • Repairbots max upgrade level has been changed from 60 to 100.

 
Titan

  • Stasis has been renamed to Interceptor Second Wave with a description of "Launches 18 additional interceptors with 50% plating."
  • Interceptor Second Wave max upgrade level has been changed from 60 to 100.
  • Interceptor Second Wave has a new icon.

 


 
Ship Passive Abilities


Ariea

  • A new ability has been added called Reinforced Hull which has the effect of at level 60: "Host ship plating is increased by 140.".

Centaur

  • A new ability has been added called Heavy Interceptors which has the effect of at level 60: "Squadron's interceptors 8.2 additional damage.".

Moonraker

  • Plating Bonus has been renamed to Boosted Thrusters with a description of "Squadron's movement speed increased by 17%.".
  • Boosted Thrusters max upgrade level has been changed from 60 to 70.
  • Boosted Thrusters has a new icon.
  • Boosted Thrusters has a new graphical effect.

Mayflower

  • Damage Bonus has been renamed to Interceptor Shields with a description of "Squadron's interceptors take 9% less damage.".
  • Interceptor Shields max upgrade level has been changed from 60 to 70.
  • Interceptor Shields has a new icon.
  • Interceptor Shields has a new graphical effect.

Axiom

  • Total Plating Bonus has been renamed to Squadron Shields with a description of "Squadron's plating is increased by 350.".
  • Squadron Shields max upgrade level has been changed from 60 to 80.
  • Squadron Shields has a new icon.
  • Squadron Shields has a new graphical effect.

Liberator

  • Total Damage Bonus has been renamed to Thermal Rounds with a description of "Squadron's damage is increased by 25.".
  • Thermal Rounds max upgrade level has been changed from 60 to 80.
  • Thermal Rounds has a new icon.
  • Thermal Rounds has a new graphical effect.

Thunderbolt

  • Total Range Bonus has been renamed to Vampire Weapons with a description of "Squadron restores plating equal 13% damage dealt.".
  • Vampire Weapons max upgrade level has been changed from 60 to 80.
  • Vampire Weapons has a new icon.
  • Vampire Weapons has a new graphical effect.

Cygnus

  • Life Source has been renamed to Strengthen Hulls with a description of "Squadron's plating is increased by 850.".
  • Strengthen Hulls max upgrade level has been changed from 60 to 100.
  • Strengthen Hulls has a new icon.
  • Strengthen Hulls has a new graphical effect.

Argonaut

  • Drain has been renamed to Rapid Launchers with a description of "Host ship fires 25% faster.".
  • Rapid Launchers max upgrade level has been changed from 60 to 100.
  • Rapid Launchers has a new icon.
  • Rapid Launchers has a new graphical effect.

Nemesis

  • Total Speed Bonus has been renamed to Nuclear Thrusters with a description of "Squadron's movement speed increased by 80.".
  • Nuclear Thrusters max upgrade level has been changed from 60 to 100.
  • Nuclear Thrusters has a new icon.
  • Nuclear Thrusters has a new graphical effect.

Titan

  • Critical Damage has been renamed to Interceptor Overload with a description of "Squadron's interceptor's damage increased by 80.".
  • Interceptor Overload max upgrade level has been changed from 60 to 100.
  • Interceptor Overload has a new icon.
  • Interceptor Overload has a new graphical effect.

 
Crew Active Abilities


Rare Crew

  • Engine Malfunction has been renamed to Sabotage Engines with a description of "Reduces the enemy fleet movement speed by 50% for 5.5s.".
  • Sabotage Engines max upgrade level has been changed from 60 to 50.
  • Sabotage Engines has a new icon.
  • Sabotage Engines has a new graphical effect.
  • Fleet Shielding max upgrade level has been changed from 60 to 50.
  • Damage Boost has been renamed to Weapons Overload with a description of "Fleet damage increased by 18.7 for 4s.".
  • Gamma Boost has been renamed to Gamma Missiles with a description of "Fires missiles of energy dealing 47.5 damage to all enemies.".
  • Gamma Missiles has a new icon.

Epic Crew

  • Thermal Blast max upgrade level has been changed from 60 to 70.
  • Plating Recovery has been renamed to Emergency Crews with a description of "Fleet plating restored by 32.5 over 10s.".
  • Emergency Crews max upgrade level has been changed from 60 to 70.
  • Assault has been renamed to Assault Protocol with a description of "Fleet damage increased by 54 for 5s.".
  • Assault Protocol max upgrade level has been changed from 60 to 70.
  • A new ability has been added called Nitro Booster which has the effect of at level 70: "Fleet movement speed increased by 450% for 15s.".
  • A new ability has been added called Engines Override which has the effect of at level 70: "Reduce enemy fleet movement speed by -70% and range by -150 for 12s.".

Legendary Crew

  • System Hack has been renamed to Systems Hack with a description of "All enemy host ship will fight for you for 8s.".
  • Systems Hack max upgrade level has been changed from 60 to 80.
  • EMP max upgrade level has been changed from 60 to 80.
  • Time Machine max upgrade level has been changed from 60 to 80.
  • Mirage has been renamed to Quick Reloading with a description of "Interceptors attack speed increase by 22% for 0s.".
  • Quick Reloading max upgrade level has been changed from 60 to 80.
  • Quick Reloading has a new icon.
  • Quick Reloading has a new graphical effect.
  • A new ability has been added called Guardian Shield which has the effect of at level 80: "Fleet takes 50% less damage for 10.4s.".

Immortal Crew

  • Firmware Override max upgrade level has been changed from 60 to 100.
  • Strong EMP has been renamed to Supercharged EMP with a description of "Enemy ships are disabled for 8s.".
  • Supercharged EMP max upgrade level has been changed from 60 to 100.
  • Reconstruction max upgrade level has been changed from 60 to 100.
  • God Mode has been renamed to Last Stand Protocol with a description of "Fleet is invulnerable for 9s.".
  • Last Stand Protocol max upgrade level has been changed from 60 to 100.
  • Thunderstrike max upgrade level has been changed from 60 to 100.
  • A new ability has been added called Suicide Mission which has the effect of at level 100: "All escorts becoming flying bombs and crash into the enemy fleet for 300% of their plating as damage.".
  • A new ability has been added called Fleet Overclock which has the effect of at level 100: "Fleet movement speed and attack speed increase by 200% for 20s.".
  • A new ability has been added called Mass Restore which has the effect of at level 100: "A repair drone travels between ships restoring plating by 90% per ship.".


Crew Passive Abilities


Rare Crew

  • Missile Fuel has a new icon.
  • Missile Fuel has a new graphical effect.
  • Cooling Fans has a new icon.
  • Cooling Fans has a new graphical effect.
  • Perfect Aim has a new graphical effect.
  • A new ability has been added called Extra Plating which has the effect of at level 60: "Hosts plating increased by 71.".
  • A new ability has been added called Range Booster which has the effect of at level 60: "Interceptors range increased by 55.".

 
Epic Crew

  • Maneuvers max upgrade level has been changed from 60 to 70.
  • Maneuvers has a new graphical effect.
  • Interceptor Plating max upgrade level has been changed from 60 to 70.
  • Interceptor Plating has a new graphical effect.
  • Interceptor Assault max upgrade level has been changed from 60 to 70.
  • Interceptor Assault has a new graphical effect.
  • A new ability has been added called Deconstruction Nanites which has the effect of at level 70: "Escorts leech 15.5% of damage back as plating.".
  • A new ability has been added called Auxiliary Weapons which has the effect of at level 70: "Escort's damage increased by 45.".
  • A new ability has been added called Commanding Cover which has the effect of at level 70: "Fleet takes 12% less damage from hosts.".

Legendary Crew

  • Escort Guard has been renamed to Escort Shielding with a description of "Escort's plating increased by 850.".
  • Escort Shielding max upgrade level has been changed from 60 to 80.
  • Escort Shielding has a new graphical effect.
  • Nav System Upgrade max upgrade level has been changed from 60 to 80.
  • Nav System Upgrade has a new icon.
  • Nav System Upgrade has a new graphical effect.
  • Explosives max upgrade level has been changed from 60 to 80.
  • Explosives has a new graphical effect.
  • Targeting max upgrade level has been changed from 60 to 80.
  • Targeting has a new graphical effect.
  • A new ability has been added called Supercharged Shots which has the effect of at level 80: "Critical hit damage increased by 65%.".
  • A new ability has been added called Battalion Barricade which has the effect of at level 80: "Fleet takes 13% less damage from escorts.".

Immortal Crew

  • Super Crits max upgrade level has been changed from 60 to 100.
  • Super Crits has a new graphical effect.
  • ImDeath Squash max upgrade level has been changed from 60 to 100.
  • Death Squash has a new graphical effect.
  • Synthetic Plating max upgrade level has been changed from 60 to 100.
  • Synthetic Plating has a new graphical effect.
  • Avoidance max upgrade level has been changed from 60 to 100.
  • Avoidance has a new icon.
  • Avoidance has a new graphical effect.
  • System Overhaul max upgrade level has been changed from 60 to 100.
  • System Overhaul has a new icon.
  • System Overhaul has a new graphical effect.
  • A new ability has been added called Interceptor Evacuation which has the effect of at level 100: "When an escort is destroyed, revive 2 interceptors with 60% plating.".
  • A new ability has been added called Emergency Shields which has the effect of at level 100: "When an interceptor's plating drops below 50%, it becomes invulnerable for 5s.".
  • A new ability has been added called Flak Cannons which has the effect of at level 100: "Fleet takes 15% less damage from interceptors.".