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Star Trek Online Launches The USS Franklin from Star Trek Beyond

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Star Trek Beyond fans will have something to celebrate, as Star Trek Online launches the USS Franklin in its latest update.

In addition to the USS Franklin, opening a Special Requisition Choice Pack Tier 6 Promotional Ship Choice Pack will net you a choice of any of the Tier 6 ships from any previous R&D or Duty Officer Promotional Pack.

Additionally, details around the Freedom-class Exploration Frigate (T6) was shared. Featuring a classic look, this vessel contains a comms array designed to “overwhelm enemy computer systems.” It also features a Lt. Commander Universal/Miracle Worker Station and Lt. Commander Universal/Pilot Station.

Check out the specs on the ship below, and click here to read the full post:

  • Tier: 6
  • Faction: Federation and Federation Aligned
  • Required Rank: Complete the Tutorial
  • Hull Modifier: 1.3 (scales with level)
  • Shield Modifier: .95
  • Fore Weapons: 5 (scales with level)
  • Aft Weapons: 3 (scales with level)
  • Device Slots: 3
  • Bridge Officer Stations: 1 Commander Engineering, 1 Lieutenant Commander Universal/Miracle Worker, 1 Lieutenant Commander Universal/Pilot, 1 Lieutenant Universal, 1 Ensign Universal
  • Consoles: 5 Tactical, 4 Engineering, 2 Science (scales with level)
  • Base Turn Rate: 14
  • Impulse Modifier: .2
  • Inertia: 50
  • +15 Weapons Power, +5 Engine Power
  • Console - Universal - VHF Disruptive Transmission
  • Can Load Dual Cannons
  • Raider Flanking
  • Cruiser Command Array
    • Command - Strategic Maneuvering
    • Command - Weapon System Efficiency
  • Starship Mastery Package (Frigate)
    • Enhanced Hull Plating (+Energy Damage Resistance Rating)
    • Enhanced Weapon Banks (+Crit Severity)
    • Rapid Repairs (+Hull Regeneration)
    • Precise Weapons Systems (+Accuracy)
    • Smooth Landing (Starship Trait)


Poorna Shankar

A highly opinionated avid PC gamer, Poorna blindly panics with his friends in various multiplayer games, much to the detriment of his team. Constantly questioning industry practices and a passion for technological progress drive his love for the video game industry. He pulls no punches and tells it like he sees it. He runs a podcast, Gaming The Industry, with fellow writer, Joseph Bradford, discussing industry practices and their effects on consumers.