From May 7th at 8am PT to May 28th at 10am PT, we are running a promotion that will provide an additional bonus when opening a Research and Development Pack or a Duty Officer Pack – and from May 7th at 8am PT to May 11th at 10am PT, all of these packs will be 20% off!
When you purchase a Research and Development Pack or a Duty Officer Pack from the C-Store during this promotion and open it, you will receive either 10 Lobi Crystals or a Special Requisition Choice Pack - Tier 6 Promotional Ship Choice Pack in addition to the Research and Development Pack.
We are excited to announce a new addition to this Promotional Ship Pack: the star of Star Trek: Picard, the La Sirena Heavy Raider [T6]!
A starship boasting this much maneuverability, durability, and flexibility, will offer its brave captain the opportunity to forge a brighter future for allies across the galaxy. And with specialized technology like its Fundamental Field Projector, even the smallest spark can ignite the stars.
** Complete stats/abilities of the La Sirena Heavy Raider [T6] are included at the end of this Dev Blog – keep reading for more information!
In addition to this new starship, opening this Special Requisition Choice Pack - Tier 6 Promotional Ship Choice Pack will give the recipient a choice of any Tier 6 ship found in any previous Research & Development or Duty Officer Promotional Pack.
The player fortunate enough to win this ship pack will be presented with a choice of claiming a package containing this exciting new starship, or any one of the following ships:
Section 31 Dreadnought [T6]
Scout Vessel [T6
Exploration Frigate [T6]
The Special Requisition Pack - 23rd Century Tier 6 Ship opens into one of the ships below, depending on faction:
There are even more ships you could win, like:
Note: Only newly purchased Research and Development or Duty Officer Packs packs will offer the chance to win the Special Requisition Choice Pack - Tier 6 Promotional Ship Choice Pack during this promotional event. Packs purchased before or after the event will not offer bonus Lobi or the Special Requisition Choice Pack - Tier 6 Promotional Ship Choice Pack. Packs purchased during the event, but opened after the event ends, will still benefit from this promotion’s bonus rewards.
Here is some information about the Research and Development Pack:
These packs feature a myriad of materials to give you a head start with our latest Crafting System update. With numerous Crafting Materials (ranging in rarity from Common to Very Rare), R&D Components galore, and a variety of R&D Catalysts, these packs offer tons of opportunities to start crafting with a bang!
The C-Store features both single packs and bundles of four, so Captains can buy multiple packs at a discount.
The La Sirena Heavy Raider was originally intended to serve as a transport frigate, but it has been meticulously maintained and heavily modified to be as capable as any operating Starfleet vessel. It has been classified as a Raider, but trades some of that class's trademark mobility for increased flexibility and durability.
This starship features a Commander Tactical/Pilot Bridge Officer seat and a Lieutenant Commander/Intel Bridge Officer seat.
Pilot ships are highly agile craft designed to perform advanced maneuvers that can give them a deadly edge in combat. Your starship can perform a sudden maneuver in each horizontal direction: Forward, Backward, Left or Right. Executing each maneuver will rapidly reposition your starship while granting very brief damage immunity, but costs all available thruster fuel which takes several seconds to recover.
Most modern starships come equipped with an enormous array of holographic projectors, and all can be designed to work with this piece of technology. When activated, the neuro-cotamic interface allows your starship to project several independent holographic copies of the La Sirena into nearby space that will aid in combat scenarios for up to 30 seconds, assaulting nearby foes from multiple directions simultaneously. In addition, while this console's effects persist, all of your Bridge Officer Abilities will recharge much more rapidly.
This console also provides a passive boost to Engineering Readiness, Science Readiness and Tactical Readiness.
This console mod can be equipped on any starship. Only one of these consoles may be equipped at a time, but it may be equipped in any console slot.
While this trait is slotted, activating any Captain Ability will remove 1 debuff effect from you and reduce the remaining recharge time of all Bridge Officer Abilities by a small amount.
This weapon system is integrated into a ship's external holoprojectors, and has independent targeting and communications systems designed to work with similar systems aboard allied ships. The resulting beam is capable of firing coalesced kinetic energy on enemy vessels, and can allow nearby allied vessels to coordinate fire for additional impact damage. This weapon has a good chance of knocking one or more of an enemy's subsystems offline with each hit, whether from itself or from an ally's coordinated attack.
This Experimental Weapon may be upgraded like a standard weapon, swapped out for another Experimental Weapon and placed in any other starship's Experimental Weapon Slot.
NOTE: The above stats and systems are subject to change.
Jeremy “BorticusCryptic” Randall
Staff Systems Designer
Star Trek Online