The Wasp is a Miner-class ship and is one of the starter ships for Galaxy.



Old Wasp Model


The Wasp is a tiny Miner class ship given to all new players in Galaxy. Compared to other Miners, it is lacking in terms of mining speed and has a small mining range of 4000 studs. The Wasp is also used for distracting base Turrets because it has a high top speed and players are not afraid to lose it. Wasps cost nothing and can be rebuilt immediately upon destruction, meaning players will always have a new one in their inventory.


  • Very fast.
  • Small, making it hard to target.
  • It's free.



  • If your Warehouse is Level 1, you do not have to worry about safety due to New player Immunity.
  • Make sure to check if any enemies are coming every 30 seconds, either by looking around or on the Minimap.
  • Always mine in a peaceful faction so you don't risk being attacked.
  • Stay close to friendly combat ships when possible, they can help protect you from enemies.
  • If you are mining in a faction that is at War (which is not recommended), only mine near your Starbase.
  • Don't mine at the Mega Base if you are at War and you aren't protected. (Unless you have new player protection).
  • This ship is free, so you can take slight risks, just remember that if you are destroyed, you lose all the ore you mined.
  • Raise an army of these and destroy a Proto.

Version History

  • Received a remodel in version .56b.
  • .61h1? - Warp Drive added.


  • Along with the Wyrm, it is automatically given to any new player.
  • Commonly used to attempt to glitch ships such as Battleships and Dreadnoughts. This is bannable as stated in the Galaxy Rules.
  • Occasionally used to block the Spinals of larger ships during sieges, due to its status as a free ship allowing it to be destroyed at no cost.
  • Smallest Miner currently in Galaxy.
  • Brings in about 312 Credits without any Loyalty per run, but can earn up to 562 Credits.
  • Has two limited variants from the Christmas 2017 Event in the form of the Coal Wasp and the Festive Wasp, both of which were given out by admins one time only on Christmas Day.
  • It is used in the mining tutorial of the game.
  • The Wasp was originally called a Mining Frigate in Pre-Alpha.
  • Commonly joked about with people mockingly saying it is the best ship in the game, and because of this it slowly has become a meme within the Galaxy community.
Miners Wasp, Tango, Hornet, Harvester, Advanced Miner, Industrial Miner, Commercial Miner, Rorqual, Mammoth, M Class, Galaxy
Freighters Wyrm, Tempura, Argonaut, Prospector, Hercules, Prepravca, Constellation, E Class
Frigates Starblade, Dropship, Avenger, Raven, Python, Osprey, Archangel, Viper, Abyss, Zhanado, Worm, Draco, Ishkur, Spider
Destroyer Corvid, Phantom, Centurion, Scimitar, Zero, Cobra, Argosy, Sabre Tooth, Scythe, Meteor, Chimera, Starfall, Apostle, Ibis, Lich, Leecher, Nightmare, Defiance, Crucible
Cruiser Xenon, Gunslinger, Orion, Reaver, Gideon, Nova, Spectre, Invictus, Sixfold, Lusso, Dramiel, Arthur, Gryphon, Nidhogg, Sentinel, Inquisitor, Banshee
Battlecruiser Devestation, Bastion, Dire Wolf, Razor Wing, Radiance, Hecate, Aeaphiel, Grievion, Black Flare, Belvat, Sturm, Absolution, Tengu, Vansnova, Mjolnheimr, Zhen, Valiant, MRLS Launcher
Battleship Sovereign, Nisos, Hasatan, Hawklight, Aegis, Warlock, Jackal, Archeon, Ampharos, Witch, Carvainir, Sentaliz, Genesis, Panther, Loyalist, Legionnaire, Imperator
Dreadnought Sagittarius, Naglfar, Tennhausen, Tempest, Nemesis, Cyclops, Apocalypse, Leviathan, Zeus, Ridgebreaker, Andromeda, Behemoth, Retribution, Slipstream, Avalon, Lazarus, Osiris, Armageddon, Kraken, Judgement
Carrier Revelation, Hevnetier, Stormbringer, Rhino, Nyx, Vanguard, Icarus, Nimitz, Borealis
Fighter Fury, Frenzy, Dragonfly, Xenophile, Nighthawk, Nixesion, Falcon, Interceptor, Swarmer Prototype, Spirit Nixesion, Blitz, Sanguine, Unarmed Envoy, Firehawk, Bonehawk, Wraith
Admin Halloween Ship, Revenue, Eclipse, Toyota AE85, Flying Car, Aurora, Goliath X, Mastodon, Malice, Pill, Phalanx, Golden Flare, Egg, Spectating Ship
Limited Event Spiderblade, Blood Wing, Bone Ampharos, Frankenemi, Ghoul Nyx, Reaper, Blizzard, Viking, Icy, Glacier, Wooly Mammoth, Festive Wasp, Coal Wasp, 2018 Ship, United States Of Razor, Sakala, Halloween Hawklight, Halloween Grievion, Patriotic Rorqual, Patriotic Hercules, Dragon, Green Snake, Ghost, Pirated Grievion, Hallowlight, Skeletal Ghostealis, Cyber Leviathan, Kapisi, Grim, Ghost of Christmas Death, Cold Blood, Arctic Sparrow, Clauspector, Snowy Advanced Miner, Frostpocalypse, Frozen MRLS Launcher, Festive Wyrm, 3D Printed Warlock
Prototype Prototype X-1, Prototype X-2