Retro Cyclops

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Limited Ship

This ship is a limited ship, and could only be acquired for a limited time or it has since become limited.
You lose it forever once it is destroyed.

The Retro Cyclops is a replica of the original Cyclops-class Dreadnought added during the Retro Ship Event 2020.


Description

The Retro Cyclops is a limited version of the original Cyclops featuring the ship's original model and weapon loadout. Unlike the current version of the Cyclops, the Retro Cyclops is a Siege ship, though it can still do well in PvP.

Interior

The interior of the Retro Cyclops consists of two nice-looking rooms. One room contains four sofas, and the other room contains another four sofas alongside two tables. The pilot's seat is at the front of the 2nd room.

Advantages

  • Large health pool allows it to take a beating from enemy ships.
  • Long range Turrets allow it to attack from a distance.
  • Large cargo hold.
  • Top mounted Turrets allow it to fire on enemy vessels and starbases from below.

Disadvantages

  • Very sluggish.
  • Extremely low DPS.
  • Inaccurate Turrets leave it prone to swarms.
  • Vulnerable bottom and rear.
  • Expensive.
  • It's a limited ship, so you can't get it back if you lose it.
  • Limited ships are targeted more frequently.
  • No Spinals.

Strategy

  • Stay under ships as much as possible, letting all your Turrets fire.
  • Stay 7.5k away and let your turrets destroy Starbases during sieges.
  • Use it as you would use an Apocalypse.

Version History

  • Hull increased from 4000 to 6900 in version .68e.

Trivia

  • Capable of beating a Subjugator if used correctly.
  • Looks very much like the Mothership and is often referred to as a "Mini" Mothership.
  • Can capture Aqueous II in 2 minutes and 15 seconds.
  • Jeffenator_3000X was the first to lose one to Shad_owLord's Osiris. He rebought it 3 hours later.