The Heavy Scout ship is based on the obsolete Discovery Class Frigate hull. While most of these ships were sold to private citizens, a few of the hulls were converted into scout command ships. While not up to par of modern Frigates, it has good speed and range, and the communication gear needed to keep in touch with Sloops on patrol.

Battle at Procyon StatisticsEdit

Point Cost: 90 VP

Speed: 25 km/h

Manoeuvrability: Good

Crew Size: 17

  • 1 Captain
  • 1 First Mate
  • 1 Spotter
  • 1 Helmsman
  • 1 Engineer
  • 3 Riggers
  • 3 Fighters
  • 6 Gunners

Hull Strength: 1660 HP

Firepower: Good (6 Banks)

Heavy Scout Layout

Torpedo Icon 1 Torpedo Tube (non-replaceable)
Medium Laser Cannon Icon 8 Medium LaserBall Cannons
Light Laser Cannon Icon 6 Light LaserBall Cannons
Gatling Gun Icon 2 Laser Gatling Guns
Light Lancer Icon 1 Light Point Defence Lancer

Battle StrategyEdit

Open Skirmish NamesEdit

  • RLS Raleigh
  • RLS Clark
  • RLS Columbus
  • RLS Magellan
  • RLS Cartier
  • RLS Vespucci
  • RLS Cook
  • RLS DeLeon
  • RLS Conrad
  • RLS Shackleton
  • RLS Champlain

Known ShipsEdit

  • RLS Legacy (Exploration ship built from the same Discovery Class Frigate hull)
  • Unnamed Heavy Scout (credits)


  • The game file for the Heavy Scout is titled "Ship_Navy_Legacy", potentially referencing the RLS Legacy from Treasure Planet, which is quite similar in appearance.
  • The Heavy Scout's rear Gatling Guns use the models of Medium LaserBall Cannons, which were originally to be used.
  • In Open Skirmishes, all Heavy Scouts are named after famous explorers.