Cluster Missile

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Cluster Missile   Heavy Cluster Missile   Xeno Cluster Missile

The Cluster Missile is a medium range Explosive weapon used by the Xeno Division that is designed to strip and shred opponents' armor.
  — In-Game Description 

Stats[edit | edit source]

Cluster Missile I
DPS 68 Explosive 82 Explosive 95 Explosive
Mass 792 t 950 t 1,109 t
Range 250-3,500 m
Speed 1,800 m/s
AoE Radius 100 m
Spread 20 deg
Health Damage +5% +10% +15%
Firing Cycle C: 0.0 / F: 0.6 / R: 1.4 / N: 4
Restricted to Xeno DivisionA.X.I.S.AltairiansUmbraPharmakonSpectre
Hull XP 4,400 XP 5,054 XP 5,417 XP
BLUEPRINT CompleteBlueprint.png
Arms Lab Required VII VIII IX
EQUIP ModuleRefit.png
Time Time.png 4h 20m 5h 00m 6h 00m
Helium-3 Helium3.png 5,449,220 6,539,064 7,628,908
Antimatter Antimatter.png 1,946,150 2,335,380 2,724,610

General[edit | edit source]

The Cluster Missile is a powerful Explosive weapon that is particularly effective against armor. It can be only used on Xeno Division Hulls or better.

It fires a cluster of 4 missiles that travel at moderate speed with some spread.

Strategy and Setup[edit | edit source]

Advantages[edit | edit source]

Cluster Missiles have high damage output that exceeds that of the Disintegrator Cannon against ships that have no shielding, as well as armor-heavy modules.

Their minimum range is so small that it is negligible and functions well in point-blank combat.

Cluster Missiles have a high fire rate and are hence effective against enemy squadrons.

Disadvantages[edit | edit source]

Cluster Missiles have a very short range that cannot be enhanced, making them particularly vulnerable to battleships that can easily outrange and kite them.

Cluster Missiles are slow and have limited spread, causing them to often miss fast-moving targets such as frigates and Alien Reapers.

The missiles explode with a very small AoE, making it almost impossible to hit multiple targets without the use of specials such as AM Warheads and Overcharged Warheads.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The Cluster Missile originally fired like the Hydra Missile, albeit with a quicker firing rate; it now fires a flurry of missiles since the April 2017 update. Its spread was also halved to the present value due to its inaccuracy.

Gallery[edit | edit source]