The Shandian shadowed the Arboghast as it studied the Eros crater on Venus until entering the atmosphere to reach the crater before the science vessel. During this maneuver, the Shandian disappeared from the sensors of the Arboghast. It is probable that the ship was separated into all of its individual components and destroyed by the Protomolecule.
|Vessel: Shandian; Appearances|
|Season 2 ⸻ Episode❾"The Weeping Somnambulist"||Appears (VFX prop)|
|Season 2 ⸻ Episode⓫"Here There Be Dragons"||Appears (VFX prop)|
|Season 2 ⸻ Episode⓭"Caliban's War"||Appears (VFX prop)|
- The name on the hull of the ship appears in both Latin transliteration as well as ancestral Chinese simplified, "闪电". The Chinese traditional characters would be "閃電".
- The vessel's name, Shandian, means "Lightning" in Mandarin Chinese.