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Yield x Warheads7,450 x 1
Speed174 m/s
Range26.7 km
Cooldown500 ms
Target AcquisitionTargetted
Area of Effect m
Ware Needle
Cargo ClassS
Min. Price (Cr)6,673
Ave. Price (Cr)6,740
Max. Price (Cr)6,807


The Needle is the Kha'ak medium missile, compatible with all Kha'ak ships but usually found on fighters.

Encyclopedia Entry[edit]

This is a missile that will explode near the target ship which can paralyze the target. It has a deadly power against all Fighter ships. Mostly used in Kha'ak Fighters.


The Needle can down a scout and deal serious damage to, if not destroy, most light fighters and interceptors. Should be respected by any pilot flying one of these ships. However, the relatively slow speed of the missile means it is vulnerable to being shot down with a good eye.

Key Commonwealth (damage in k) | Terran (damage in k) | Kha'ak (damage in k) | Not Purchasable (damage in k)
Standard Missiles Dragonfly Missile (5k) | Wasp Missile (8x1k) | Poltergeist Missile (8x1.5k) | Silkworm Missile (19k) | Cyclone Missile (23k) | Tempest Missile (60k) | Thunderbolt Missile (75k) | Hornet Missile (200k) | Typhoon Missile (8x30k) | Spectre Missile (260k) | Firestorm Torpedo (1,000k) | Wraith Missile (8x125k)
M7M & M8 Missiles Flail Barrage Missile (8x5k) | Ghoul Missile (8x6.5k) | Hammer Heavy Torpedo (300k) | Shadow Missile (755k TC / AP: 560k) | Tomahawk Heavy Missile (625k) | Phantom Missile (650k) |
Non-Purchasable Missiles Rapier Missile (1k) | Sting (4k) | Firelance Missile (4.5k) | Disruptor Missile (6k) | Needle (7.45k) | Thorn (15k) | Wildfire Missile (15k) | Windstalker Missile (30k) | Banshee Missile (74k) | Remote Guided Warhead (100k) | Beluga Missile (100k) | Hammerhead Missile (1,200k)
Other Missiles Boarding pods (0.005k) | Mosquito Missile (0.2k) | Firefly Missile (1.5k) | Hurricane Missile (6k)