Waspinator

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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, or otherwise has limited availability on the Limited Build Menu.

The Waspinator is a limited Carrier-Miner hybrid released during the April Fool's Event 2022.


Description

The Waspinator is an April Fool's-themed combat miner carrier with Wasp? Fighters and Mining Lasers as weaponry.

Wasp? Fighters engaging an enemy ship.






Appearance

The Waspinator is identical to the model of the Wasp, but made extremely large, to the point where it is bigger than most Dreadnoughts. There is a floating teleporter on the far front of the Carrier, and leads to a teleporter just infront of the pilot seat.

Teleporter leading to the entrance of the ship.






The Fighter bay is simply a row of Wasp? Fighters lined up above it's engines.

The Interior is identical to the Wasp.

Advantages

  • The Fastest and Most-agile Carrier in the game, with an astounding 0.6 Turn Speed, which is as fast as Frigates.
  • Turret is long range and extremely accurate, capable of hitting even Cruisers.
  • Intimidating.

Disadvantages

  • Low hull-based DPS.
  • Huge, and can be hit easily with Torpedoes.
  • Expensive.
  • Low health for a Carrier.

Strategy

  • Keep this ship as a trophy.
  • Abuse the 9K turret range of Wasp? against ships (can also be used to anti-seige if enemy is too scared)
  • Scare Most Players with this Ship, even Super Capital Ships would run away seeing this warp to them.

Version History

  • Added in version .75a9, after the introduction of the April Fool's Event 2022.
  • Price of the ship was increased tenfold twice after its initial release in .75a9.

Trivia

  • The first person to lose a Waspinator was undeadzombie12234567 to a CeruleanBrine's Prototype X-2.
  • The only Carrier-class Ship to have Mining Lasers as it's weapon.
  • The only Carrier-class ship that was used by an AI faction, The Pirates, and the only AI Ship that was a Carrier in-game.
  • If you somehow were able to target an ore, it's turrets will give an error saying "Ore Hold Full".
  • During the event, this ship's Galaxypedia page was redirected to a rickroll video link.
  • If you had 7 Million Credits, it's quest, The Council, would take it from you, instead of 7 Credits, making this The Most Expensive Ship in the game, beating Lucifer and both Prototypes in material costs. (without permits)