Shortest Trip to Earth – Nuke Runner Ship Guide

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Nuke Runner

Unlock this ship by finishing the tutorial.

Shortest Trip to Earth - Nuke Runner Ship Guide
Shortest Trip to Earth - Nuke Runner Ship Guide

Installed modules are:

Primary / Storage

  • Command bridge, type TRIPLE-3
  • Non-combat sensor Mk Ia
  • Heavy Jets Engine
  • Warpdrive, grade II
  • Terran industrial energy reactor
  • Terran energy reactor (old)
  • Fuel tank (medium)
  • Multi-container FEO
  • Multi-container ESM-2
  • Explosive storage (large)

Weapons / Defence

  • Aegis shield generator (old)
  • 2x Terran point-defence
  • Sniper Cannon II
  • Light laser
  • Nova gatling cannon, type I
  • Speeder nuke

Utility

  • Cryosleepx6, standard issue

Free slots

  • 1x Internal module slot
  • 1x Weapon slot
  • 1x Capital missile launch tube

Ship specific perks available on the Nuke Runner

Sniper cannon upgrade – 3 Fate Points

Replaces the Sniper Cannon II with Sniper Cannon III.

Shortest Trip to Earth - Nuke Runner Ship Guide

Combat laser upgrade – 3 Fate Points

Replaces the Light laser with Medium laser II.

Shortest Trip to Earth - Nuke Runner Ship Guide

Gatling gun upgrade – 3 Fate Points

Replaces the Nova gatling cannon, type I with Automated galing cannon, type II.

Shortest Trip to Earth - Nuke Runner Ship Guide

Nuke arsenal x5 – 5 Fate Points

Adds 5 random nukes to your storage.

Shortest Trip to Earth - Nuke Runner Ship Guide

Shield generator replacement – 2 Fate Points

Replaces the Aegis shield generator (old) with Aegis shield generator.

Shortest Trip to Earth - Nuke Runner Ship Guide

Reactor replacement – 3 Fate Points

Replaces the Terran energy reactor (old) with Terran energy reactor.

Shortest Trip to Earth - Nuke Runner Ship Guide


Mk I sensor replacement – 3 Fate Points

Replaces the Non-combat sensor Mk 1a with Non-combat sensor Mk II.

Shortest Trip to Earth - Nuke Runner Ship Guide

The oilcake converter – 1 Fate Point

Adds an Oilcake Organics converter to your ships storage.

Shortest Trip to Earth - Nuke Runner Ship Guide

The top cadet – 5 Fate Points

Adds a random Human pilot to your crew. Stats can vary, but are focused towards Bridge, Sensor, Gardening and Science from the few times I tried.

Shortest Trip to Earth - Nuke Runner Ship Guide

Light security drone – 5 Fate Points

Adds a light combat drone to your crew armed with a pistol. Can fight intruders and put out fires.

Shortest Trip to Earth - Nuke Runner Ship Guide

Tactical security drone – 7 Fate Points

Adds a slightly stronger combat drone to your crew armed with an assault rifle. Can fight intruders and put out fires.

Shortest Trip to Earth - Nuke Runner Ship Guide

Heavy sentinel – 10 Fate Points

Adds a heavy combat drone to your crew armed with a gatling gun. Can fight intruders and put out fires.

Shortest Trip to Earth - Nuke Runner Ship Guide

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