For player use, it's advised to use Small Plasma Cannons if the ship doesn't have a built-in Targeting-Unit.
The Messenger is rather weak in terms of speed and firepower, and uses drones to compensate these weaknesses.
- Non-veterans are armed with 2 Small Pulse Cannon M2s and a small M51(Small Plasma Cannon) drone bay.
- Veterans use 2 Small Pulse Cannon M2s, along with 2 M54(Small Missile Launcher) drones. They also lose some armor to gain slots for the second drone bay.