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Jedi Wolf
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Jedi Wolf

It has a million guns (not literally) lol

Yoda
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Yoda

With the number of engines the Assertor has, would this make it faster than the Executor or the Eclipse?

Anonymous
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The Executor no, The Eclipse defiantly yes.

Birs
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Birs

Can we have something like this for the Bellator class, please?

Steve Bannon
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Steve Bannon

I keep on forgetting how ludicrously heavily armed the Assertors are. Looking forward to some rebooted EU author stumbling upon this monster and writing it into a book.
I think the Eclipse has already been re-canonized in the Aftermath series, but they didn’t nail down what class it is other than noting that it was a Super Star Destroyer. Honestly, purging the EU of the old bearded Eclipse and replacing it as Sheev’s command ship with an Assertor would do wonders.

Admiral Drakkmar
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Admiral Drakkmar

Agreed. This is a MUCH better design than the Eclipse-class. Just one look at the six tiny engines at the rear of the Eclipse and you realize that it will have some serious problems with maneuvering. Also, the beard at the bow looks stupid, and obstructs the forward fire-arc of the ventral weapons.

valoren
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I still think the eclipse was a fairly unique design, essentially because of the infamous beard and the black color of it’s hull…. I just thought what the assertor would look like with the same camo.

Soren
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Soren

I disagree, the six engines are well placed, like with a shopping cart for example, you only need a few engines in key areas for acceptable maneuvering, and for all we know the tiny six engines could very well be the most powerful engines in known galactic history, or they could not, but I think they’d be high up there, for a ship that massive having so few engines, they better be pretty powerful. Also, I’m sure the forward fin has some use, it has several antenna-like protrusions. It could also be just a extension of the ship just for… Read more »

AdmiralStrang
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AdmiralStrang

*Shooom*

Xeno
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Xeno

I love this design.

valoren
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Is the assertor the most powerful warship in the imperial navy? ’cause even with 4km less, it is still way more massive than an executor.

Arvenski
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Arvenski

Well, if you’re talking about the old EU, where the Assertor was canon, the Eclipse is 17km long and carries a light version of the Death Star’s superlaser. I’m guessing that makes it more powerful than this ship. In the new Canon, I’m not sure.

Admiral Drakkmar
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Admiral Drakkmar

Fractal said that the assertor-class has a superlaser in the bow also. It may not be as powerful as the superlaser on the eclipse-class, but it should take disable a similary sized target in one hit. If memory serves me right, it has a 70 petaton yield. I’d say they the 2 vessels are on fairly even footing, with a slight advantage going to the assertor for its superior maneuverability.

Arvenski
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Arvenski

“Fractal said that the assertor-class has a superlaser in the bow also.”

So that’s what that thing in the bow is. I did not know that. Man, this ship is terrifying…

Anonymous
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By away Arvenski the Eclipse is 17.5 km long