Despite what people tell you or what you think, Ogame does actually have a combat chain.
These results are only if the weapons can beat the shields.
Fighters do well against Destroyers.
Destroyers do well against Death Stars.
Death Stars do well against Battlecruisers.
Battlecruisers do well against Battleships.
Battleships do well against Cruisers.
Cruisers do well against Fighters.
- Bombers can actually beat battleships in a 2 to 1 ratio and can also draw Battlecruisers 2 to 1 (with heavy loses).