AI War:Spirecraft Siege Tower

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Spirecraft Siege Tower
This spirecraft is basically built around a large plasma siege cannon. It is excellent against starships, guard posts, guardians, fortresses, forcefields, most turrets, and other large ships like golems or other spirecraft. When the plasma projectile explodes, it also damages several nearby units for reduced damage.

Basically a significantly amped-up version of Plasma Siege Starship.


Base Stats


Ammo Type Armor Type Immunities Damage Bonuses
Energy Bomb Heavy Fusion Cutters, Attack Boosts, Armor Boosts, Tractor Beams, Reclamation, Paralysis Attacks, Transport, Swallow, Nuclear Explosions, Being Insta-Killed, EMPs, Translocation

Mark Ship Cap Damage Attack Range Reload Health Armor Speed Engine Health Single Ship DPS Ship Cap DPS Abilities
I 8 16,000 10,000 8 sec 200,000 120 68 Inf 2,000 dmg/sec 10,000 dmg/sec Radar Dampening Range 10,000, Engine Damage 5000, Personal Attack Boost Limited To +100%
II 6 32,000 10,500 8 sec 400,000 240 68 Inf 4,000 dmg/sec 24,000 dmg/sec Radar Dampening Range 10,000, Engine Damage 10000, Personal Attack Boost Limited To +100%
III 4 48,000 11,000 8 sec 600,000 360 68 Inf 6,000 dmg/sec 24,000 dmg/sec Radar Dampening Range 10,000, Engine Damage 15000, Personal Attack Boost Limited To +100%
IV 2 64,000 11,500 8 sec 800,000 480 68 Inf 8,000 dmg/sec 16,000 dmg/sec Radar Dampening Range 10,000, Engine Damage 20000, Personal Attack Boost Limited To +100%
V 1 80,000 12,000 8 sec 1,000,000 600 68 Inf 10,000 dmg/sec 10,000 dmg/sec Radar Dampening Range 10,000, Engine Damage 25000, Personal Attack Boost Limited To +100%

Mark Asteroid Metal Cost Crystal Cost Total Cost Energy Cost Build Time Cap Metal Cost Cap Crystal Cost Cap Total Cost Cap Energy Cost Ship Cap Build Time
I Reptite 90,000 0 90,000 3,000 00:16:00 720,000 0 720,000 24,000 02:08:00
II Pysite 180,000 0 180,000 6,000 00:32:00 1,080,000 0 1,080,000 36,000 03:12:00
III Xampite 360,000 0 360,000 9,000 00:48:00 1,440,000 0 1,440,000 36,000 03:12:00
IV Ebonite 540,000 0 540,000 12,000 01:04:00 1,080,000 0 1,080,000 24,000 02:08:00
V Adamantite 720,000 0 720,000 15,000 01:20:00 720,000 0 720,000 15,000 01:20:00
Note that the build time of Spirecraft is half of the repair time listed.

How to use in your fleet

Although non-renewable, Spirecraft Siege Starships vastly surpass their more-common counterpart in almost every aspect. They are very durable and fire devastating shots, making them ideal against "Guard Post + Forcefield" combos, and taking down forcefields while cleaning up the underlying ships. They even have a larger ship cap than Plasma Siege Starships.

How to counter when in the AI fleet

Along with Spirecraft Translocators and Spirecraft Shield Bearers, Spirecraft Siege Towers are one of the AI's favorite options for exogalactic strikeforces. Its relatively low speed and firing rate, comparing to Spirecraft Translocators, makes them less deadly in homeworld defense, but still they are quite formidable.




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