Ship: The Cranky Pseudodragon

Katana Class Assault Fighter


Assault Fighter (PL 7)

The assault fighter is similar to the PL 6 fighter, but with superior engines, armaments, and defenses at the cost of less cargo capacity.

Type: Ultralight Size: Gargantuan (–4 size)
Subtype: Assault fighter Tactical Speed: 4,000 ft. (8 sq.)
Defense: 19 Length: 32 feet
Flat-footed Defense: 13 Weight: 36,000 lb.
Autopilot Defense: 6 Targeting System Bonus: 4
Hardness: 20 (ballistic) or 40 (other damage forms) Crew: 1 (ace +12)
Hit Dice: 9d20 (180 hp) Passenger Capacity: 1
Initiative Modifier: +8 Cargo Capacity: 1,200 lb.
Pilot’s Class Bonus: +7 Grapple Modifier: +8
Pilot’s Dex Modifier: +6 Base Purchase DC: 48
Gunner’s Attack Bonus: +8/
3 Restriction: Military (3)
Attack: 2 fire-linked particle beams +8 ranged (18d8) and plasma missile +3 ranged (18d8/19–20); or 2 fire-linked particle beams +8/
3 ranged (18d8)

Attack of Opportunity: None

Standard PL 7 Design Specs:

Engines: Induction engine, thrusters

Armor: Deflective

Defense Systems: Autopilot system, improved damage control (2d10), stealth screen

Sensors: Class V sensor array, improved targeting system

Communications: Mass transceiver, radio transceiver

Weapons: 2 fire-linked particle beams (range incr. 4,000 ft.), 1 plasma missile launcher (8 missiles; range incr. 5,000 ft.)

Grappling Systems: None

Katana-Class Template (PL 8)

The Katana-class template can be applied to any ultralight fighter or assault fighter. The starship’s design specs should be adjusted as follows.

Hit Dice: Increase by +1d20.

Engine Upgrade: Inertial flux engine, thrusters (tactical speed +1,500 feet).

Armor Upgrade: Ablative (hardness 40).

Defense System Upgrade: Advanced damage control (3d10), magnetic field, medium fortification (50% chance to ignore a critical hit; replaces a PL 6 or PL 7 defense system).

Sensors Upgrade: Class VII sensor array (+2 initiative), improved targeting system, Achilles targeting software (increases threat range of all weapon systems by 1).

Communications Upgrade: Drive transceiver.

Weapons Upgrade: 2 fire-linked maser cannons (18d8 damage; range incr. 6,000 ft.; replaces PL 6 o r PL 7 fire-linked weapon system).


Ship: The Cranky Pseudodragon

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