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28th Jan '17 11:26:41 AM SAMAS
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* [[BigBad Bodolza]]'s flagship in ''Anime/SuperDimensionFortressMacross''. TheMovie ''Anime/MacrossDoYouRememberLove'' not only has an even bigger version, but TWO of them; although Bodolza quickly {{Wave Motion Gun}}s the other one on the grounds that it has [[AmazonBrigade Meltran]] crew, blowing away a chunk of his own fleet too who couldn't get away from the line of fire quickly enough.

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* [[BigBad Bodolza]]'s flagship in ''Anime/SuperDimensionFortressMacross''. TheMovie ''Anime/MacrossDoYouRememberLove'' not only has an even bigger version, but TWO of them; although Bodolza quickly {{Wave Motion Gun}}s the other one on the grounds that it has [[AmazonBrigade Meltran]] crew, blowing away a chunk of his own fleet too who couldn't get away from the line of fire quickly enough.enough(partially WeHaveReserves, partly making sure he got the shot off before the Meltradi commander did).
31st Dec '16 10:15:13 AM nombretomado
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* In Literature/''{{Animorphs}}'', while the (human) Animorphs refer to the main Yeerk ship as the Mothership, the Yeerks and Andalites refer to it as the Pool Ship. It acts as a command, heavy transport, and supply ship in contrast to the Blade Ship (a ship of war).

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* In Literature/''{{Animorphs}}'', ''Literature/{{Animorphs}}'', while the (human) Animorphs refer to the main Yeerk ship as the Mothership, the Yeerks and Andalites refer to it as the Pool Ship. It acts as a command, heavy transport, and supply ship in contrast to the Blade Ship (a ship of war).
29th Dec '16 3:02:51 AM memememememe
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* Super Star Destroyer ''Executor'' from ''Franchise/StarWars'', a nineteen kilometre long command ship.

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* The moon-sized planet killer called the Death Star from ''Franchise/StarWars''.
** ''Film/TheEmpireStrikesBack'' features the
Super Star Destroyer ''Executor'' from ''Franchise/StarWars'', ''Executor'', a nineteen kilometre long command ship.ship and Darth Vader's private headquarters.



** And, of course, the Death Stars.
21st Dec '16 10:12:10 AM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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* Super Star Destroyer ''Executor'' from ''StarWars'', a nineteen kilometre long command ship.
** The prequels' droid control ships are a literal example of the "blow it up and the [[MechaMook (Mecha)]][[{{Mook}} Mooks]] will likely give up" aspect of this trope, as the droid armies can't function without them.

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* Super Star Destroyer ''Executor'' from ''StarWars'', ''Franchise/StarWars'', a nineteen kilometre long command ship.
** The prequels' droid control ships are a literal example of the "blow it up and the [[MechaMook (Mecha)]][[{{Mook}} Mooks]] {{Mecha Mook}}s will likely give up" aspect of this trope, as the droid armies can't function without them.



* Sovereign, from ''VideoGame/MassEffect1'' [[spoiler:which is actually sentient, and one of the frighteningly powerful [[EldritchAbomination Re]][[AbusivePrecursors ap]][[SapientShip ers]].]]

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* Sovereign, from ''VideoGame/MassEffect1'' [[spoiler:which is actually sentient, and one of the frighteningly powerful [[EldritchAbomination Re]][[AbusivePrecursors ap]][[SapientShip ers]].Reapers]].]]
18th Dec '16 11:13:38 PM Doug86
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* ''VideoGame/UFOAftershock'' has the Laputa[[note]]The name is taken from [[GulliversTravels]]. One wonders if the developers thought in Spanish ''Laputa'' means ''The whore''[[/note]], a flying city built by the Reticulans which has been converted into a mobile headquarters by the Commonwealth of Earth.

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* ''VideoGame/UFOAftershock'' has the Laputa[[note]]The name is taken from [[GulliversTravels]].''Literature/GulliversTravels''. One wonders if the developers thought in Spanish ''Laputa'' means ''The whore''[[/note]], a flying city built by the Reticulans which has been converted into a mobile headquarters by the Commonwealth of Earth.
15th Oct '16 5:49:30 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''Series/{{V}}'' features multiple alien Motherships throughout the show. The ''Series/{{V 2009}}'' reboot continues this trend and heavily featured them in the show's advertising.

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* ''Series/{{V}}'' ''Series/{{V 1983}}'' features multiple alien Motherships throughout the show. The ''Series/{{V 2009}}'' reboot continues this trend and heavily featured them in the show's advertising.
5th Oct '16 4:31:45 PM nombretomado
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* The Titan ships, again, from ''EveOnline''. All in excess of 15km, and all ridiculously costly to build.

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* The Titan ships, again, from ''EveOnline''.''VideoGame/EveOnline''. All in excess of 15km, and all ridiculously costly to build.
22nd Apr '16 3:58:50 AM UmbrellasWereAwesome
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* [[BigBad Bodolza]]'s flagship in ''Anime/SuperDimensionFortressMacross''. TheMovie not only has an even bigger version, but TWO of them; although Bodolza quickly {{Wave Motion Gun}}s the other one on the grounds that it has [[AmazonBrigade Meltran]] crew, blowing away a chunk of his own fleet too who couldn't get away from the line of fire quickly enough.

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* [[BigBad Bodolza]]'s flagship in ''Anime/SuperDimensionFortressMacross''. TheMovie ''Anime/MacrossDoYouRememberLove'' not only has an even bigger version, but TWO of them; although Bodolza quickly {{Wave Motion Gun}}s the other one on the grounds that it has [[AmazonBrigade Meltran]] crew, blowing away a chunk of his own fleet too who couldn't get away from the line of fire quickly enough.
26th Mar '16 5:31:21 PM Knight20
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* ''VideoGame/DestroyAllHumans''.

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* ''VideoGame/DestroyAllHumans''.''VideoGame/DestroyAllHumans'' has this for the Furons, Cryto and Pox in particular.
6th Mar '16 9:49:40 AM AcePedro
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*** Legacy of the Void has the Spear of Adun, the game's equivalent of the Hyperion and Leviathan. But not only it can carry most of the protoss army, it can also carry the ''protoss fleet'', including several Carriers and Motherships.

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*** Legacy of the Void has the Spear of Adun, the game's equivalent of the Hyperion and Leviathan. But not only it can carry most of the protoss army, army inside of it, it can also carry the ''protoss fleet'', including several Carriers and Motherships.
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