Orbital EMS Strike

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A "compliance weapon" to modify enemy behavior. The projectile stuns all targets within the strike radius.

— Ship Management Terminal

The Orbital EMS Strike a powerful utility stratagem, useful for locking down enemy advances and/or for stunning high priority targets. The shot is able to stun enemies like chargers, allowing you to easily take them down.


  • Call-in Time: 2 Seconds (3 sec in-game)
  • Uses: Unlimited
  • Cooldown Time: 75 Seconds (1 Minute 15 Seconds)

Tactical Information

  • You can use this stratagem to stun problematic enemies such as chargers, devastators, and berserkers in order to easily dispatch them.
  • You can use this stratagem in tandem with the Orbital Gas Strike, to make the gas strike more effective by stunning the enemy in place while the gas takes effect.
  • The initial impact of the shot will stun enemies caught in the radius for 5-10 seconds.
  • The lingering cloud that is left behind will slow enemies that walk into it, but not stun them.

Affected by

The following Ship Modules affect the Orbital EMS Strike:

Department Ship Module Effect
Orbital Cannons Zero-G Breech Loading Reduces the cooldown from 1:15 to 1:08.
Bridge Targeting Software Upgrade Reduces the in-game call-in time from 3 seconds to 2.


Tutorial Video Demonstrating Use of the Orbital EMS Strike