Cost: 1200 RU
Hiigarans have withstood incredible odds on many occasions
thanks to this frigate. Generating an intense localized
magnetic field, the Defense Field Frigate is able to turn
away most weapon fire from ships within its protective
sphere. The power signature of this field is so high that it
can only be used for short periods of time. Learning when
and where to use this technology is the key.
"In addition to these ships, which specifically
counter enemy units, the Hiigarans have some special units,
like the defense field frigate, which protects nearby ships."
- Sam Parker, GameSpot
frigate-sized with extendable pods. Early rumor suggested
that this was a Defense Field frigate, and this has been
confirmed on the build menu of this
pods close vertically, scissor-like, when not in
use, along the port and starboard sides of the ship. The
Defense Field offers a defensive bonus to all friendly ships
within its sphere of operation, but can only stay active for
a few seconds at a time, after which it must recharge.
is armed with a single belly turret.