SF Chimera

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SF Chimera in Nostos
First Chimera update
SF Chimera in INFR1.


INFR1 Tech Room Description

The Chimera is the first Shivan ship we've seen with stealth technology. Although her flight characteristics are slightly higher than average, the stealth attribute greatly increases their lethality to GTVA fighters. Consider the Chimera a high-priority threat, since secondary weapons are all but useless against it.

Nostos Tech Room Description

The Chimera is one of the larger Shivan fighters encountered. It carries Shivan beam weaponry and the deadly Melkath hunter drone. Approach a Chimera with extreme caution.

Credits List

  • Model by Venom (Nico) with conversion help by Woomeister
  • First update: textures by FreespaceKing, UVmap by Raven2001, conversion by BengalTiger
  • Nostos version by Rampage



  • INFR1
Type Recon
Manufacturer Shivans
Max Velocity 85.0 - 120.0 mps
Max Afterburner Velocity 200.0 mps
Hitpoints 350
Shields 500
Length 29 m

  • Nostos
Name SF Chimera
Length 25.91 m
Width 21.65 m
Height 6.64 m
Primary weapons
1st bank 2 guns
2nd bank 4 guns
Secondary weapons
1st bank capacity 20


Default Statistics
Bank Guns Standard Loadout
1st 3 Shivan Ultra Laser
2nd 4 Shivan Ultra Laser
Compatible Primaries
Shivan Ultra Laser
Default Statistics
Bank Capacity Standard Loadout
1st 20 Shivan Missile
Compatible Secondaries
Shivan Missile


Veteran Comments

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INFR1 introduced this ship as a stealth craft, and it inherited this trait in other mods featuring the Chimera. It's somewhat large for a stealth ship, and has a big top profile so it's not that hard to hit. I found it more durable than other Shivan fighters of similar proportions. If you can't locate a Chimera without your HUD, wait for some unlucky friendly fighters to become prey for nearby Chimeras. They love to sit on tails of your wingmates often ignoring you, so watch for friendly fighters chased by red lasers coming from nowhere. I guarantee they are coming from a Chimera.

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