The Xindi get upgraded

Funny how yesterday I was just saying how the Xindi Narcine is one of the prettiest ships in Star Trek Online? Now it has a T6 version (along with the Xindi Reptilian ship).

Again, the obligatory wall of text.

In addition to these added items, we’re very excited to announce the inclusion of new Tier-6 versions of a few of our previous Tier-5 Lock Box starships! Each of these new vessels will be replacing their Tier-5 counterparts in the contents of the Infinity Lock Box, and on the Lobi Store. Keep reading for stats and details on each of these newly-upgrade starships!

Xindi-Aquatic Briostrys Dreadnought Carrier [T6]

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The Briostrys reflects the elegant beauty of Xindi-Aquatic engineering. The ship’s exterior design has remained almost completely unchanged for hundreds of years, but has undergone extensive internal refits on a regular basis in order to maintain its reputation as a high-firepower threat deterrent. It combines strong offensive capabilities with enough versatility to support both itself and its hangar craft in any confrontation.

This starship features a Lieutenant Science/Command Bridge Officer Station and a Lieutenant Commander Universal/Intel Bridge Officer Station.

Ship Details

  • Faction: All
  • Tier: 6
  • Required Rank: Rear Admiral, Sub Admiral I or Brigadier General (Level 40)
  • Hull Strength: 1.35 (40,500 at level 40, 46, 575 at level 50 and 54,000 at level 60)
  • Shield Modifier: 1.15
  • Fore Weapons: 4
  • Aft Weapons: 3
  • Device Slots: 3
  • Bridge Officer Stations: 1 Ensign Tactical, 1 Commander Tactical, 1 Lieutenant Commander Engineering, 1 Lieutenant Science/Command, 1 Lieutenant Commander Universal/Intel
  • Console Modifications: 4 Tactical, 4 Engineering, 3 Science
  • Base Turn Rate: 9 degrees per second
  • Impulse Modifier: 0.19
  • Inertia: 40
  • +10 to Weapon Power and +10 to Auxiliary Power
  • Can Equip Dual Cannons
  • Hangar Bays: 2
  • Hangar Bays loaded with Xindi-Aquatic Mobulai Frigate Hangar Pets
  • Subsystem Targeting
  • Console – Universal – Enhanced Cascade Resonance Catalyst
  • Starship Ability Package (Tactical Carrier)
    • Quick Deployment (-Hangar Pet Recharge Time)
    • Armored Hull (+Max Hull HP)
    • Enhanced Weapon Systems (+Weapon Damage)
    • Advanced Shield Systems (+Max Shield HP)
    • Kemocite Overload (Starship Trait)

Console – Universal – Enhanced Cascade Resonance Catalyst

Initiate a resonant burst that can “echo” off of the shields and hull of other nearby starships, causing the emission of multiple subsequent ripples. This effect can bounce many times between both friends and foes. Nearby friends are immune to any deleterious effects, but foes will be dealt a large amount of kinetic damage over time as their ship’s hull vibrates from the resonant frequencies. This effect will also reduce damage resistances, and can be stacked if multiple ripples come in contact with the target.

This console also provides a passive bonus to Turn Rate and Exotic Damage.

This Console Mod can be equipped only on Xindi starships, in any console slot. You may only equip one of these mods.

Kemocite Overload (Starship Trait)

While this trait is slotted, your first hit with Beam: Overload will cause a 2km radius explosion that deals radiation damage and reduces the damage resistance of affected foes.

Xindi-Reptilian Sistruus Escort [T6]

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The Sistruus has long been a last line of defense of the Xindi people. Despite their aged design, these nimble escorts remain capable of holding their own in battle against modern aggressors, but are usually held in reserve for coordinated hit-and-run strikes, while allowing the larger Aquatic Dreadnoughts to patrol their borders against aggressive threats.

This starship features a Lieutenant Commander Engineering/Temporal Operative Bridge Officer Station and a Lieutenant Universal/Pilot Bridge Officer Station.

Ship Details

  • Faction: All
  • Tier: 6
  • Required Rank: Rear Admiral, Sub Admiral I or Brigadier General (Level 40)
  • Hull Strength: 1.1 (33,000 at level 40, 37,950 at level 50 and 44,000 at level 60)
  • Shield Modifier: 1.1
  • Fore Weapons: 5
  • Aft Weapons: 2
  • Device Slots: 2
  • Bridge Officer Stations: 1 Ensign Tactical, 1 Commander Tactical, 1 Lieutenant Commander Engineering/Temporal Operative, 1 Lieutenant Commander Science, 1 Lieutenant Universal/Pilot
  • Console Modifications: 5 Tactical, 4 Engineering, 2 Science
  • Base Turn Rate: 17 degrees per second
  • Impulse Modifier: 0.21
  • Inertia: 70
  • +15 to Weapon Power and +5 to Engine Power
  • Console – Universal – Enhanced Xindi Weapon Platform
  • Heavy Weapon Slot – Heavy Proton Charge
  • Can Load Dual Cannons
  • Starship Mastery Package (Escort)
    • Precise Weapon Systems (+Accuracy)
    • Tactical Maneuvers (+Defense)
    • Enhanced Weapon Systems (+All Damage)
    • Devastating Weaponry (+Critical Chance)
    • Self-Replicating Hull (Starship Trait)

Heavy Weapon – Heavy Proton Charge Launcher

Heavy Proton Charges will automatically seek out the nearest foe within 10km, and rush toward them. Once close enough to their foe, they detonate dealing heavy Proton damage in a 2km area, and also reducing the Defense of foes in that area.

You may only have 6 Heavy Proton Charges in play at once, and will be unable to fire additional shots until the existing ones have delivered their payload or timed out after 60sec.

Console – Universal – Enhanced Xindi Weapon Platform

Using the latest in transporter and replicator technology, Xindi starships are able to quickly construct a miniature replica of the infamous “Super Weapon” that was once used against humanity. This replica is a fully-functional weapons platform, and will periodically fire powerful bursts of phased biomatter energy at nearby foes.

This console also provides a passive bonus to Tactical Readiness and Maximum Weapon Power.

This console may be equipped on any Xindi starship, but only one may be equipped at a time.

Self-Replicating Hull (Starship Trait)

While this trait is slotted, activating Auxiliary to Emergency Battery, Auxiliary to Structural Integrity, or Auxiliary to Inertial Dampers will provide a substantial boost to Hull Regeneration and Energy Damage Resistance Rating for a short time.

NOTE:_ The above stats for all ships are subject to change._

Jeremy “BorticusCryptic” Randall
Lead Systems Designer
Star Trek Online


The new Narcine has a funky head – I think it looks okay, but I would prefer the original. It’s kept the overall design, which is excellent as it’s a beauty. It also retains its original role, as a tactically-oriented dreadnaught carrier, a maneurvable 2-bay carrier (with a heavy weapon slot? Really?). Both the console and trait look useful, but again with Cryptic’s CRYPTIC descriptions you can’t really tell until you’ve used them. Anyway, at a glance the T6 Narcine looks very solid on paper, arguably better than the Vonph. I expect this is going to be a very sought-after lockbox ship!

I’m pretty sure people are not as excited with the T6 Xindi Reptilian ship, because it’s a 5/2 escort which is nothing new. The console is ok and the trait is iffy. The design and styling tickles my fancy though — it would work well for an alien tactical captain like Congilla. Depending on how expensive this ship becomes, it may be Congilla’s next Grail ship!

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3 thoughts on “The Xindi get upgraded

  1. Nice upgrade. I think I’d still use the original Narcine skin on the aquatic carrier tho. It’s just a simpler and cleaner design.

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  2. I have the original Narcine mainly because it was in my budget of around 50 mil. It’s a great ship and I am forever disappointed in how Cryptic pits out a flat upgrade to a lockbox ship without even a nod to players who have it already. I couldn’t imagine what it must feel like to have paid several hundred million ec for a ship only to have cryptic upgrade it and try to resell it to you.
    At the very least, owners of the older ship should get the improved console and trait automatically.

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    1. I may have overestimated the demand for the T6 Narcine. I was checking the Exchange last night (mind you, that’s the first day of these ships becoming available) and saw that the T6 Narcines can be purchased for around 300M EC, and the Reptilian ship a bit less. As brand new lockbox ships go, these are very reasonable prices. As more become available the price would only go down.

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