A Shockwave is a graphical element. When a large station or ship explodes, it generates a shockwave of energy that is a yellow-orange color. It has no special effects to nearby ships or stations. Most of time, cruisers and more powerful ships generate a shockwave. Stations other than defensive platforms also generate a shockwave. Some of the biggest stations, such as the advanced assembly matrix, have the largest shockwaves. A shockwave may also sometimes refer to tricobalt torpedoes.