Planetary Annihilation Gameplay & Resources

Planetary Annihilation Narwhal

Narwhal

Description: Frigate Class: Anti-air missiles, anti-ship guns

Build Cost: 360 metal

HP: 750

 
Damage

Damage: Total DPS: 137.5 DPS
Weapon 1 (Anti-Air): 37.5 DPS. 25 damage per shot. 1.5 shots per second.
Weapon 2 (Anti-Naval, Anti-Ground): 100 DPS. 50 damage per shot. 2 shots per second

DPS Per Metal:  .264

Range: Max range: 180
Weapon 1 (Anti-Air): 100
Weapon 2 (Anti-Ship, Anti-Ground): 180 meters

Projectile Velocity: 150 meters per second

 
Recon

Vision Radius: 150 meters

Underwater Vision Radius: 100 meters

 
Physics

Max Speed: 7 meters per second

Acceleration: 60

Braking Rate: 70

Turn Rate: 60

 

Info

The Narwhal is a frigate class ship and is the only ship in Planetary Annihilation with anti-air capabilities, making it a vital ship for water based planets. It’s torpedo bay makes it excellent at taking out enemy subs.

History

On the Beta 54994 update, several balance changes were made to basic naval units.

In the Build 59549, several changes were made, primarily to how this unit moves.

  • Metal Cost: 540 -> 360
  • Move Speed: 10 -> 4
  • Turn Speed: 30 -> 20
  • Acceleration: 10 -> 4
  • Brake Rate: 10 -> 4

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

  • HP: 280 -> 560
  • Max Speed: 4 m/s/ -> 7 m/s
  • Acceleration: 4 m/s/s -> 3 m/s/s
  • Break Speed: 4 m/s/s -> 3 m/s/s
  • Vision Range: 200 m -> 150 m
  • Torpedo: None -> Present
  • Torpedo DPS: 37.5 (150 damage per shot every 4 seconds)
  • Torpedo Range: 150
  • Torpedo Max Speed: 60 m/s
  • Torpedo Turn Rate: 360 deg/s
  • Torpedo Target Layers: Water Surface, Underwater, Sea Floor
  • Anti Ship Cannon DPS: 50 -> 37.5
  • Anti Ship Cannon Range: 200 -> 160
  • Total DPS: 75 -> 95

In the 67342 Build, several changes were made.

  • Torpedo removed
  • HP: 560 to 750
  • Cost: 360 metal to 450 metal
  • Acceleration: 20 to 60
  • Braking Rate: 3 to 70
  • Turn Rate: 20 to 60
  • Cannon Range: 160 meters to 180 meters
  • Cannon DPS: 37.5 to 100
  • Cannon Damage per shot: 75 to 50
  • Cannon Rate of Fire: 0.5 shots per second to 2 shots per second
  • Missile Launcher DPS: 75 to 37.5
  • Missile Launcher Rate of Fire: 3.0 shots per second to 1.5 shots per second