Supercruise in Elite: Dangerous

Before entering supercruise, you need to prepare your ship. This involves thee things:

  • Retracting all external equipment
  • Clearing any mass lock areas
  • setting forward throttle

When travelling in super cruise there are some important changes to your ship’s operation:

• You cannot stop.

• Your maximum speed is limited by the mass of nearby stellar bodies. The further away you travel from stellar bodies, the more your Frame Shift Drive can compress space, significantly increasing the relative speed you can achieve.

• Your maximum speed is limited by the mass of nearby stellar bodies. The further away you travel from stellar bodies, the more your Frame Shit Drive can compress space, significantly increasing the relative speed you can achieve.

• If you get too close to a stellar body you will be forced out of super cruise, regardless of speed. Emergency drops will damage your ship.

• When you have a target destination in the system the Target Information Panel will show you required speed, distance and alignment required to safely exit super cruise.

• You can exit from super cruise by using the “Enable Frame Shift Drive”

• The sensor scale changes automatically depending on what you have targeted, and shows stellar bodies.

• You cannot deploy hard points.


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