Planetary Annihilation Gameplay & Resources

Planetary Annihilation ARKYD

ARKYD

Description: Radar Satellite: Detects a large area for enemy land, sea, and air units

Build Cost: 800 metal

HP: 400

 
Recon

Vision Radius: 300 meters

Radar Radius: 600 meters

Orbital Radar Radius: 600 meters

 
Physics

Max Speed: 15 meters per second

Acceleration: 90

Braking Rate: 15

Turn Rate: 90

 
Economy

Energy Consumption: 300 energy per second

The ARKYD is a basic radar satellite. It operates like mobile radars orbiting up in space with a large coverage area. Satellites cannot be shot down by sub-orbital units, aside from the Umbrella.

Unlike the ground based Radars, Radar Satellites can move and can be parked above an opponent’s base, providing valuable intel.

Name Origins

The basic radar satellite is named after another Kickstarter project, ARKYD, the first publicly accessible space telescope.

History

In the 54357/54382 update, the Radar Satellite had several updates.

  • The cost went down from 24,600 to 12,500
  • The energy consumption went from 10,000 to 7,500
  • The acceleration went from 75 to 1
  • The brake rate went from 5 to 2
  • The sight radius went from 70 to 100

In the Build 59549, several changes were made.

  • Metal Cost: 12500 -> 600
  • Health: 3750 -> 400
  • Energy Consumption: 7500 -> 500
  • Move Speed: 150 -> 5
  • Surface Radar Range: 1350 -> 360
  • Orbital Radar Range: 400 -> 360
  • Orbital Sight Radius: 250 -> 100
  • Can no longer move from planet to planet
  • In the Planetary Annihilation Build 61250, several changes were made.

    • Celestial Velocity Multiplier: x6
    • Acceleration: 1 -> 10 m/s/s
    • Brake Rate: 2 -> 10 m/s/s
    • Move Speed: 5 -> 10 m/s
    • Turn Speed: 5 -> 90 deg/s
    • Energy Use: 500 -> 300E
    • Sight Range – Surface & Air: 0 -> 100 m

    In the 67342 Build, several changes were made.

    • Build Cost: 2,250 metal to 800 metal
    • Vision: 100 meters to 300 meters
    • Radar Range: 360 meters to 600 meters