The Bastion is a Battlecruiser with lots of Turret firepower and health.



The Bastion is a heavy Battlecruiser that focuses on Turret firepower. Its main body features two large protruding thrusters and an elevated cockpit area with a rounded window. This ship's relatively high turret count makes it effective against smaller ships up through ships of its own class.


Once entering the Bastion, you will see a small teleporter and a door. Stepping on the teleporter will take you to the bridge, and there will be a small room in front of you. You will see a map and three chairs. Next to the teleporter that would take you to the bridge, there is a door that leads to a small room with four beds, a desk with a gnome on it, and a chair.


  • Variety of Turrets.
  • No blind spots.
  • Very high health.
  • Large cargo hold for a Battlecruiser.
  • Good for destroying small ships.
  • Great for beginners. As it's cheap for in cost, and teaches the basics of capital ships.


  • Below average speed.
  • No Spinals.
  • Though not a blind spot, the bottom is lightly defended.
  • Out-gunned by more heavily armed ships.
  • Due to the way the ship is shaped you have to turn it to get it out of dock which can give time to enemy ships to do damage.


  • Performs well as a support ship in sieges as it has many small turrets to destroy incoming small ships.
  • Best used for attacking ships below its size, as it has trouble with ships of same class due to its inferior mobility causing it to be unable to escape easily.
  • Against Battlecruisers, exploiting blind spots are your best bet against them.

Version History

  • In a older version it used to have a massive explosion upon death, which heavily damaged nearby ships and destroyed base Turrets. This has since been fixed.
  • Buffed in .64d to gain another Medium Laser and 100 more health in each stat.


  • Named after a defensive architectural design built into medieval European castles. A Bastion protruded from a castle's walls, allowing defenders to attack from all angles.
  • The Bastion is one of the most used ships in Galaxy Arcade.
  • The Bastion has an easter egg that includes a Gnome on a desk with a few pieces of blank paper.
  • For a period of time the Bastion could not move or dock. The whole situation started with the gnome's hat falling off and preventing the ship from moving.
  • The console on the right has some memes like the illuminati triangle on it.
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