Nest of the Queen

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Nest of the Queen
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General Data
Faction Substrate
Type Juggernaut
Cost 250 Logistics, 18000 Metal, 6000 Radioactives, 1000 Quanta, 800 seconds
Statistics
Hit Points 10000
Shields 30000
Armor 50%

The Nest of the Queen is a juggernaut class warship for the Substrate.

Background

The Nest of the Queen is a swarm juggernaut, that houses rapidly replacing frigates and drones designed to overwhelm enemy positions and armies.

The Nest of the Queen also fills a support role, having both a shield projector which replenishes nearby shield integrity and is the only Substrate unit to have repair drones which restore health. The Queen's several drone swarms are also capable of engaging air units, making the Queen the most versatile Juggernaut and with sustainability but lacking direct power against enemy juggernauts.

Weapon Specs

Frigate Manufactory

  • Maintains and rapidly replaces up to 128 frigates, randomly selected between Reapers, Martyrs and Saboteurs.

Drone Manufactory

  • Maintains and rapidly replaces several offensive drone swarms

Repair Drone Manufactory

  • Maintains and rapidly replaces several offensive drone swarms

Shield Projector

  • Restores nearby friendly shields

Game Usage

  • The "Queen" is widely regarded as the weakest Juggernaut out of the 4 due to having many counters to 2 of its main weapons (Drones and Frigates). The Queen can be easily shutdown (and slowly killed) by armies with high AoE damage and high AA damage. The Queen is severely countered by Disruptor Cannon and Strategic Bomber due to them being able to shutdown both of the Queen main weaponry at once.
  • The Queen also cannot duel with Leonidas or Eye of Darkness Juggernauts as they can shutdown the Queen by overwhelming single target damage while ignoring the Queen weaponry.
  • However, the Queen is still a Juggernaut and not being ready to deal with it will result in a very quick defeat. Having extremely good sustainability out of all Juggernaut (and in fact, of all units in the game), it cannot be worn down like other Juggernauts. You either have enough firepower and/or counters to deal with it or you will sacrifice units for barely any permanent damage.
  • The Queen general-purpose weaponry boasts an immense DPS and flexibility (due to the nature of Drones and Frigates targeting) and thus can deal with most units, defensive structures and lower tier units swarming, except for its specific counters.