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Paranid Zeus
ClassM1 Carrier
Buy: @86,730,365 Cr
Speed (Min-Max)51.3 - 82.0 m/s
Acceleration (Min-Max)4.0 - 6.0 m/s2
Steering (Min-Max)0.4 - 0.6 RPM
Hull Strength400,000
Max. Shield (Total)3 x 2 GJ (6,000 MJ)
Shield Reactor8,200 MW
Cargo Class (Min-Max)8,000 - 8,000 @ XL
Laser Capacitor58,500 MJ
Laser Recharge877 MW
                                                                                                         Front x 4
                                                                                                         Right x 4
                                                                                                         Left x 4
                                                                                                         Back x 4
                                                                                                         Up x 2
                                                                                                         Down x 2
42 M3+-M5


The Paranid Zeus, like many Paranid ships, is a faster and lower capacity version of the Argon equivalent ship; in this case the Colossus. Whilst slightly faster than the Colossus, the Zeus is considerably more expensive and has less than three-quarters of the fighter carrying capacity. However, the ability to equip it with PSGs all round make it an impossible target for enemy fighters.


The Zeus is the primary carrier in the Paranid Fleet. Information about this ship, other than the fact that it is very deadly as a result of new weapons technology, have not been released. This ship's tactics are not to get close to battle, and to release its swarm of powerful fighters from a distance. Paranid pilots have been known to hide their ships in dense asteroid fields to keep their signature from hostile craft.

Physical Characteristics[edit]

Short and squat like other Paranid capital ships, the Zeus is considered by some to be a beauty and others to be an eyesore. Either way, it is almost impossible to miss this ship with weapons fire.


Like all M1s, the Zeus should not be put in a situation where it is going head to head with another capital ship. It can be equipped with the most devastating anti-fighter weaponry in the game; the PSG. However, this weapon should not be used in a dogfight between friendly and enemy fighters as it is not the most discriminating weapon.



The Zeus is available at Paranid shipyards in Paranid Prime, Trinity Sanctum, Third Redemption, Cardinal's Domain, Duke's Citadel and Heaven's Assertion.

Suggested Roles[edit]

The Zeus makes for a fairly good fleet support ship, even though its hangar bay is less than that of other comparable ships. The ability to mount PSGs makes the Zeus highly effective against fighters, corvettes, and missiles, though if mounted with even one of these, it cannot fly with its own fighters lest it risks having friendly fire incidents. Be sure to remember not to pit this ship against M2 destroyers, since it will get vaporized fairly quickly unless you're suicidal enough to take on one, or if you carry Firestorms and/or Typhoons.

See Also[edit]

Ships by Class
Capital  M1M2 / M2+M7 / M7M / M7C
Escort  M6 / M6+M8
Fighter  M3 / M3+M4 / M4+M5
Transport  TLTS / TS+TPTM
M1 Ships
Argon  Colossus
ATF  OdinWoden
Boron  Shark
Goner  AranMobile Repair Ship
Kha'ak  Kha'ak CarrierHive Queen
OTAS  none
Paranid  Zeus
Pirate  Galleon
Split  Raptor
Teladi  Condor
Terran  #decaTokyo
Xenon  J
Yaki  HoshiShuri

Paranid Navigation
Core Sectors Cardinal's Domain | Duke's Citadel | Duke's Domain | Empire's Edge | Paranid Prime | Priest Rings | Trinity Sanctum
Border Sectors Clarity's End | Consecrated Fire | Duke's Vision | Emperor Mines | Emperor's Ridge | Emperor's Wisdom | Friar's Retreat | Heaven's Assertion | Perdition's End | Perpetual Sin | Pontifex' Realm | Pontifex' Seclusion | Preacher's Refuge | Preacher's Void | Priest Refuge | Priest's Pity | Sacred Relic | Spring Of Belief | Third Redemption | Unholy Descent
Capital Ships M1: Zeus | M2: Odysseus | M2+: None | M7: Deimos, Agamemnon | M7C: Ariadne | M7M: Ares
Fighters M3: Perseus | M3+: Medusa | M4: Pericles | M4+: Theseus | M5: Pegasus
Escort Ships M6: Nemesis | M6+: Heavy Nemesis | M8: Hades
Transports TL: Hercules | TM: Helios | TP: Hermes | TS: Demeter | TS+: Snotra
Shipyards Cardinal's Domain | Duke's Citadel | Heaven's Assertion | Paranid Prime | Third Redemption | Trinity Sanctum
Racial Wares Soja Husk | Maja Snails | Soja Beans