Planetary Annihilation Gameplay & Resources

Planetary Annihilation Astraeus

Astraeus

Description: Orbital Lander: Load it up, get units to other planets.

Build Cost: 600 metal

HP: 150

 
Recon

Vision Radius: 100 meters

 
Physics

Max Speed: 25 meters per second

Acceleration: 10

Braking Rate: 10

Turn Rate: 360

 

Info

The Astraeus is used to get units to other planets.

The Astraeus can be used to mount invasions to other planets by moving offensive units, or fabricators to build teleporters, factories, or defensive structures.

Check out this tutorial on planet smashing to learn how to use the Astraeus.

Name Origins

The Orbital Lander is named after Astraeus, an astrological deity and the Titan-god of the dusk from Greek mythology. Astraeus is also often associated with the winds, as he is the father of the four Anemoi/wind deities.

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History

The Astraeus was added in the release of beta, in build 54357.

In the Build 59549, several changes were made.

  • Metal Cost: 12500 -> 1200
  • Health: 2500 -> 150
  • Acceleration: 75 -> 250
  • Brake Rate: 100 -> 250
  • Orbital Sight Radius: 250 -> 100

In the Planetary Annihilation Build 61250, several changes were made.

  • Metal Cost: 1200 -> 2400
  • Acceleration: 250 -> 10 m/s/s
  • Brake Rate: 250 -> 10 m/s/s
  • Move Speed: 25 -> 10 m/s
  • Turn Speed: 135 -> 260 deg/s
  • Vertical Speed: 35 -> 50 m/s
  • Sight Range – Surface & Air: 70 -> 100 m

In the 67342 Build the build cost was changed from 1,500 metal to 600 metal.