Image of the Manta.

Type Ketch
Role Support
Hull Strength 8800
Max Armament 1 x Size 8 Mortar

6 x Size 7 Cannon

Max Cargo 3
Speed 8
Metal 65
Timber 330
Doubloons 28000
Level 6

"The Manta's reinforced bow allows her to carry a heavy mortar."-Shipwright Summary

The Manta is a level 6 ship with good armament and health, high speed, and low max cargo. A promising fighting ship.

If used in combat, it's recommended to use its heavy mortar in support role however, it's heavy broadside does make closer quarter combat effective if ones recently crewed.


Most likely named after the Manta Ray, a large member of the stingray family that have wide mouths and lack stingers. Kind of ironic as this ships stinger is its high caliber mortar.

Excluding the Neptune and Poseidon, the Manta is the only ship which can mount a size 8 mortar.

The Kestrel is considered as a downgrade or a lesser version of the Manta. Although it posses double the cargo capacity, it has a weaker mortar, less numerous and weaker guns, less ammo and is slower.

The Manta is a bomb ship. Bomb ships are known for supporting fleets with their long range mortars although true bomb ships often have more than one mortar.


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