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News guides 16 February 2024, 05:51

author: Damian Gacek

No Man’s Sky - How to Get Pirate Dreadnought (Freighter) in NMS

Do you want to get your own Pirate Dreadnought in NMS? Now, thanks to Omega Update, you can.

Source: No Man's Sky; developer: Hello Games

No Man’s Sky had a bumpy ride. The title was hated by gamers for unfulfilled promises, now it is loved by fans for rich content and a lot of freedom. NMS is regularly updated, and new adventures and mechanics are added. Recently, an Omega patch was released which implements the new Expedition and some interesting mechanics. There is one peculiar among them – now you can get your own Pirate Dreadnought.

How to Get Pirate Dreadnought (Freighter) in NMS

If you want to add the Pirate Dreadnought to your fleet it is not as difficult as you may think.

  1. First of all, you need to find a Pirate Freighter. There is a chance of meeting it in Pirate Systems.
  2. If you have not stumble upon this opponent yet, make sure that you play at least 3 hours and make 4 warp jumps, the Pirate Dreadnought should appear automatically after you jump to the Pirate System for the fifth time.
  3. Once you find the ship, defeat its offense and defense and deal substantial damage, watch though, as you may destroy it by mistake if you miss the notification.
  4. If you manage to weaken it successfully, the Pirate Freighter should surrender and you will be able to visit its hangar.
  5. On the board, you meet a captain. Now you can take illegal bounty from the pirates or capture the ship for yourself. The choice is yours.

To defeat Pirate Dreadnought you may want to use Starborn Runner, a new ship added in the new Expedition.

If you want to learn more about NMS Omega update, read also:

  1. No Man’s Sky - How to Start Omega Expedition 12 in NMS (Transfer Save and more)
  2. No Man's Sky Omega Expedition - How to Find Airless Planet in NMS
  3. No Man’s Sky - All Omega Expedition 12 Rewards in NMS

Damian Gacek

Damian Gacek

Graduate of English Philology and English in Public Communication. His portfolio includes a scientific article on video game translation. Working with since 2019, writing for various departments. Currently, deals with guides and occasionally supports the newsroom. Interested in electronic entertainment since childhood. Loves RPGs and strategies, often also immersing himself in the depths of indie games. In his free time, works on a book and learns film editing.


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