Kraken Privateer

Capital multi-role light carrier manufactured by Drake
Quick facts:
Kraken Privateer
Privateer - Landed Rear Port.jpg
In concept
Kraken Privateer
Role
Multi-Role, Light Carrier
Size
Capital
Series
Capacity
Crew
1 – 10
Cargo
768 SCU768,000 KµSCU <br />768,000,000 µSCU <br />
Cost
Standalone
$ 2,000.00€ 2,020.00 <br />£ 1,700.00 <br />
Warbond
$ 1,700.00€ 1,717.00 <br />£ 1,445.00 <br />
Availability
Quantity-limited sales
Specifications
Length
270 m0.27 km <br />27,000 cm <br />
Width
104 m0.104 km <br />10,400 cm <br />
Height
64 m0.064 km <br />6,400 cm <br />
Development
Announced
30 November 2019

The Kraken Privateer, manufactured by Drake, is a variant of the Kraken intended to serve as a mobile marketplace or outpost. 'The ship can accommodate many ships and also offer habitation for travelers that may want to stay a little longer.'[1]

Specifications

Radarnav.svgRadar
1x
S3
Large Radar
To be determined
Computernav.svgComputer
6x
S2
Medium Computer
To be determined
Powerplantnav.svgPower plant
2x
S4
Capital Power Plant
To be determined
Coolernav.svgCooler
2x
S4
Capital Cooler
To be determined
Shieldgeneratornav.svgShield generator
2x
S4
Capital Shield Generator
To be determined
Quantumdrivenav.svgQuantum drive
1x
S4
Capital Quantum Drive
N/A
Jumpdrivenav.svgJump drive
1x
S4
Jump Drive
N/A
Fuelintakenav.svgFuel intake
4x
SX
Fuel Intake
N/A
Fueltanknav.svgFuel tank
2x
S4
Fuel Tank
N/A
Quantumfueltanknav.svgQuantum fuel tank
1x
S4
Quantum Fuel Tank
N/A
Mainthrusternav.svgThrusters
6x
S4
Main Thruster
N/A
2x
S4
Retro Thruster
N/A
11x
S4
Fixed Thruster
N/A
12x
S4
Maneuvering Thrusters
N/A
Turretnav.svgTurret
1x
S8
Size 8 Manned Turret
N/A
2x
SX
TBD
To be determined
4x
S6
Size 6 Manned Turret
N/A
2x
SX
TBD
To be determined
4x
S5
Size 5 Remote Turret
N/A
2x
SX
TBD
To be determined

Features

Public market
Eight separate shops, each with 189 SCU of secure storage for stock and consumables. Players and NPCs can buy goods here.
Private market
The private marketplace houses two additional shops, each with 189 SCU of storage space.
Internal Hangars
A spacious multi-purpose hangar with XS landing plattforms for vehicles like the Buccaneer or Herald.[2]
Landing Platforms
The Kraken has four pads for smaller craft, two larger platforms for medium-sized ships, and a hangar for personal vehicles.
Habitation units
'The Kraken's landing pads, ample defenses, and generous onboard accommodations perfectly lend themselves to the Privateer conversion, offering security and amenities for buyers and sellers alike.'
Turrets
Five manned and four remote turrets, positioned at strategic vantage points around the ship.
Bridge
The ship possess a commando bridge.
Engineering
Easy access to the ship's engineering platform lets your crew effortlessly keep the engines stoked and your flying marketplace on course.[1]
Med bay
According to CIG: "While not originally specced to have a medbay, we are considering adding a very low-level facility when we start active production of the interior."[2]

Lore

Drake partnered with Cousin Crow's Custom Craft to create this conversion. They are known for their quality aftermarket conversions of large-scale vessels, and this Kraken turns the ferocious Kraken attack carrier into a private yet legal marketplace.[1]

Model

Series variants

Image Name Description
Kraken Platforms Concept.jpg
Kraken Designed to be a multi-role light carrier & mobile base.[3]

Persistence

The ship will not 'disappear' after their owner has logged out. Like every capital ship, the Kraken will be remaining in the game 'until various conditions are satisfied.'[2]

Gallery

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Development

The Kraken Privateer was revealed during CitizenCon 2949 and made available for pledge purchase during the seventh day of the 2949 Intergalactic Aerospace Expo. It was available in limited numbers as a Warbond purchase, standard purchase, and a Kraken to Kraken Privateer conversion kit.[1]

See also

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Kraken Privateer. Transmission - Comm-Link
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Q&A: Drake Kraken Privateer. Engineering - Comm-Link
  3. Comm-Link: Release the Kraken!. Transmission - Comm-Link
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