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Republican Dreadnought
SS dreadnaughtimperial topgaz.png
Type Pirate
Stats Health: 400

Crew: 40

Location South of the Iron Republic

Elder Continent

The Republican Dreadnought is an aggressive ship with 400 Hull that is commonly found sailing South of the Iron Republic and around the Elder Continent.


The Republican Dreadnought possess a very high firepower and wide angle of fire (Arc) - an Aft weapon - thus can hit you when you're behind it. This ship starts engagements with a rapid-fire gun salvo.

It has three attacks in total:

  • DeckSalvo04: Range: 140 , Base Hull Damage: 14, Arc: 200, Warmup: 10s.
  • ForwardSalvo04: Range: 250 , Base Hull Damage: 12, Arc: 50, Warmup: 10s.
  • AftSalvo01: Range: 140 , Base Hull Damage: 12, Arc: 50, Warmup: 10s.


You've destroyed/defeated a Republican Dreadnought[]

The ship is yours! What will you do with her?

Actions Requirements Effects Notes
Investigate the hold

What treasure did these villains take?

Send her home with a prize crew

Twelve zailors should be enough for a skeleton crew, unless she runs into trouble.

    SS crewsmall.png Crew ≥ 13

    SS cardfansmall.png Luck challenge (60% to win)

Failed event If you defeated her crew but the hull remains intact, this option is available.
Into the darkness

Your prize is never seen again. Perhaps a heptycheer devours your crew. Perhaps they devour each other. Perhaps they betray you and sail it to the Iron Republic, where laws cannot follow.

Successful event
Awaiting your pleasure

When you next return to London, return to your Lodgings to claim your prize money...

Raw Game Data[]

  • "BehaviourName": "aggressive",
  • "DormantBehaviour": "Wandering",
  • "AwareBehaviour": "HuntingPlus",
  • "BeastieCharacteristicsName" : "GenericShip",
  • "MovementSpeed" : 14,
  • "RotationSpeed" : 0.4,
  • "CombatAttackNames": ["DeckSalvo04","ForwardSalvo04","AftSalvo01"]