The Shaltari are an ancient and highly developed species. Their technology is advanced to a level of sophistication rivalled only by its potency. They have traversed the stars for millennia, learned myriad truths, and have fought countless wars. Through their knowledge, the Shaltari transcend even death itself, and can endure indefinitely, perceiving the ebb and flow of time like no other race.
In battle, the Shaltari are fearsome adversaries. Their swiftness is unmatched, their firepower spectacular, their bravery undeniable. The beauty of their vessels bellies their true nature; engines of death, honed to lethal perfection long before humanity learned to throw stones. They are peerless masters of technology.
The Shaltari fleet is a finely balanced blade poised to cut to the heart of any foe. Their gunnery skills and scanners are unrivalled, delivering death from ranges other races can only dream of. The fantastically advanced energy shields can be raised at will, protecting their fragile but stealthy ships from harm at the expense of visibility. Skilful captaincy and timely execution are rewarded with sublime victory.