Asuran Battledrone

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Specifications

Class: Light Fighter
Weaponry: One light triple laser cannon
Armour: Weak
Special Ability: Search & Destroy
Number of Squad: 5
Requirements: None, since not buildable
Construction Costs: Unknown

The battledrone used by the Asurans are modified versions of the Ancient ones. They are self-acting, AI-controlled units, which are armed with a light triplet laser cannon. They are used mainly for defence against enemy fighters and bombers. Built to defend their planet with small combat units, the battledrone is primarily used to keep the consumption of neutronium for new Asuran bodies as low as possible. It has no drone launcher, but is extremely agile and can even travel through the Stargate.

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Search & Destroy: The Battledrone Squadron automatically searches the immediate area for nearby enemy units and attacks them.

 

Asuran Heavy Fighter

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Specifications

Class: Heavy Fighter
Weaponry: 4 heavy laser cannons
Armour: Normal
Special Ability: Search & Destroy
Number of Squad: 5
Requirements: None, since not buildable
Construction Costs: Unknown

In order to curb the number of new fighter and bomber models of the Wraith the Asurans using heavy fighters. They are armed with four heavy laser cannons and have a very compact, geometric shape. However, the heavy fighters are not as nimble as a battledrone and, since they are twice as big as a Puddle Jumper, do not travel through the Stargate.

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Search & Destroy: The heavy fighter Squadron automatically searches the immediate area for nearby enemy units and attacks them.

 

Asuran Jumper

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Specifications

Class: Light Bomber
Weaponry: Some light drones
Armour: Weak
Special Abilites: Search & Destroy, Cloaking
Number of Squad: 3
Requirements: None, since not buildable
Construction Costs: Unknown

The Asuran Puddle Jumpers are the same as the Ancient model, the only difference being that their controls work both manually and via the collective consciousness the Asurans posses. It is equipped with improved shields and numerous drones and like the jumper built by the Ancients the Asuran jumper is also capable of travelling through a Stargate and to cloak itself. Because of the raw power of the drones it is capable of engaging both fighters and bombers and inflict enormous damage on capital ships.

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Search & Destroy: The Jumper Squadron automatically searches the immediate area for nearby enemy units and attacks them.

Cloaking: The Jumper Squadron will become temporarily invisible however it is unable to fire during cloaking. If given an attack command the unit will uncloak itself automatically.

 

Asuran Heavy Bomber

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Specifications

Class: Heavy Bomber
Weaponry: Dozens of heavy drones
Armour: Normal
Special Ability: Search & Destroy
Number of Squad: 3
Requirements: None, since not buildable
Construction Costs: Unknown

The Asurans use heavy bombers in response to the strong capital ships of the Wraith, which are hardly damaged by the weak drones of the jumpers. With the improved and powerful drones of the heavy bombers, even the massive hull of the Hive ships can be cracked. They store in the rear part of the bomber and will be fired about 2 magazines on the roof. Due to the high payload and the thick hull plating the heavy bombers are not as agile as battledrones or heavy fighters.

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Search & Destroy: The heavy bomber Squadron automatically searches the immediate area for nearby enemy units and attacks them.

 

Asuran Corvette

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Specifications

Class: Corvette
Weaponry: 4 light laser batteries, 1 light drone launcher
Shields: Weak
Special Ability: None
Garrison: None
Requirements: None, since not buildable
Construction Costs: Unknown

The Asuran corvette is an old Ancient design mainly used to combat hostile fighters and bombers. True to its purpose, it is equipped with a powerful engine and shields of medium strength. The Asuran corvette's weaponry consists of a drone tank as its main weapon and 3 small laser batteries as secondary weapons.

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Asuran Frigate

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Specifications

Class: Frigate
Weaponry:4 medium laser batteries, 1 light drone launcher
Shields: Normal
Special Ability: None
Garrison: None
Requirements: None, since not buildable
Construction Costs: Unknown

The frigate built by the Asurans serves to intercept Wraith corvettes and destroyers for which it is equipped with both powerful hyperdrive and sublight engines. It is very agile and with its slim and aerodynamic shape it almost seems like it soars through space like an acrobat. An Asuran frigate does not have a hangar, but is instead equipped with moderate shields and a relatively thick hull. It is armed with a light drone launcher and 4 medium laser batteries.

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Asuran Destroyer

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Specifications

Class: Destroyer
Weaponry:4 medium laser batteries, 2 light drone launchers
Shields: Medium
Special Ability: None
Garrison: One Battledrone Squadron
Requirements: None, since not buildable
Construction Costs: Unknown

Designed as an escort ship the Asuran destroyer is a medium-sized spaceship. It is used to quickly push into the enemy territory and to attack enemy units surprising. The destroyer is equipped with 4 medium laser batteries and 2 light drone launchers and moderate shields. A squadron of battledrones is stationed in the hangar. Even if he is not as agile as the corvette or the frigate, the destroyer can outmaneuver battleships very good.

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Asuran Cruiser

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Specifications

Class: Cruiser
Weaponry: 4 heavy laser batteries, 1 light& one heavy drone launcher
Shields: Strong
Special Ability: None
Garrison: One Jumpper Squadron
Requirements: None, since not buildable
Construction Costs: Unknown

The cruiser is a smaller version of the Aurora class warship with a more compact engine section. It is equipped with 2 drone tanks and 4 medium laser batteries on its sides while a Jumper squadron stationed in its hangar stands for its anti-fighter capabilities. As the Asuran cruiser boasts both strong shields and a dense hull it is not very maneuvrable.

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Asuran Warship

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Specifications

Class: Warship
Weaponry: 4 heavy laser batteries, 4 heavy drone launchers
Shields: Very strong
Special Ability: Self-destruct
Garrison: 2 Battledrone & 2 Jumpper Squadrons
Requirements: None, since not buildable
Construction Costs: Unknown

The Aurora class warships are the backbone of the Asuran fleet. They are equipped with 3 drone tanks, 6 heavy laser batteries, efficient engines and supreme shields. At least one ZPM serves as its primary energy source. And as it is protected by loads of drones, enemy fighters and bombers are no threat to this spaceship. Nevertheless, it can send 2 Jumper squadrons into battle should it be necessary. Its hull is extremely thick and as such it is not very maneuverable.

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Self-destruct: The Asuran warship overloads its ZPM's. The subsequent detonation causes serious damage to nearby ships.

 

Asuran Cityship

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Specifications

Class: Cityship
Weaponry: 3 heavy drone launchers
Shields: Extreme strong
Special Ability: Shield Energy Boost
Garrison: 6 Jumpper Squadrons
Requirements: None, since not buildable
Construction Costs: Unknown

The Asuran cityship is of similar design as Atlantis, but has full operative systems. Powered by 3 ZPM's and a stardrive, this spacecity is able to travel anywhere. The shields are extremely durable and farreaching. Hundreds of drones are stored in the three tanks, ready to launch, and up to 6 Jumper squadrons are ready to deploy from the two hangar bays. The cityship is not very maneuverable as a normal ship, and very vulnerable once the shield is down.

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Shield Boost: The shields of the cityship will be recharged for a short amount of time, this however reduces both speed and firepower.