The Skunk (Pride of Albion) is a Medium ship in X Rebirth classification. Although there are a variety of ship sizes and multiple ships per size, the player can only /pilot/ the Skunk in X Rebirth. The ability to pilot multiple different types of ships being something that players often request, and something that Egosoft would like to offer in a sequel.
Whilst the the Skunk is the only ship the player may pilot, it is upgradable in various ways:
Its hull is protected by shields that can be upgraded to different balances of capacity vs recharge rate.
Its engines can be upgraded to different balances of max speeds vs manoeuvring ability.
It has 5 weapon slots, with some choices within them for owners of DLCs.
- It can hold 5 NPCs, 50 marines, 150 missiles of assorted types and 8 drones of assorted types.
An Engineer NPC may be employed to repair damaged equipment (NOT hull).
A Marine Officer NPC may be employed for capship boarding operations.
NPC Pilots may be utilised to claim bailed/abandoned S/M craft
Additional information can be found in the following child pages:
- System upgrades
- Craftable unique equipment
- Marine Officer