adapted from Colony Wars by Patrick Stutzman
|Originally designed and developed on the world of Selene by League loyalists working for an Imperial shipbuilding company, the S-5 Vampire starfighter was designed primarily to be a reconnaisance vessel. Its wide use by the Rebellion has earned this ship the nickname of "the Fat Boy".
The S-5 has proven itself to be slower and less maneuverable than its counterpart, the T-9 Tornado. However, various performance reviews have indicated that this starfighter is best suited for escorting military supply ships.
Recent rumors state that an upgraded version of the S-5, nicknamed "Bloodletter", will soon be released to replace the Vampire. However, recent galactic events have postponed the release of the Bloodletter, granting the Vampire a prolonged market life.
Init +8; Senses Perception +9
Defenses Ref 15 (flat-footed 11), Fort 22; +3 armor
hp 60; DR 5; SR 15; Threshold 32
Speed 16 squares (max. velocity 1,190 km/h), fly 4 squares (starship scale)
Ranged laser cannon +5 (see below) or
Ranged concussion missiles +5 (see below)
Fighting Space 3x3 or 1 square (starship scale); Cover total
Base Atk +2; Grp +24
Abilities Str 34, Dex 19, Con -, Int 16
Skills Initiative +8, Mechanics +9, Perception +9, Pilot +8, Use Computer +9
Crew 1 (skilled); Passengers 0
Cargo 60 kg; Consumables 1 day; Carried Craft none
Payload 4 concussion missiles
Availability Military; Cost 103,000 (50,000 used)
Laser cannon (pilot)
Concussion missiles (pilot)
Atk +5, Dmg 7d10x2, 4-square splash