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Level I

    • This is a lighter and weaker version of ceramic armor.
    • This is a lighter and less powerful version of reactive armor.
    • Light titanium armor is used on small and fast gunships.
    • Titanium is one of the weakest materials used for ship armor. Nevertheless, for ships that require little protection or when cost or mass are a factor, titanium plate is a good choice.
    • Ultra light titanium armor is used on small and fast gunships.

Level II

    • This armor consists of heat-resistant ceramic plate backed by a fiber-reinforced composite. Ceramic armor is ideal for absorbing laser and particle beam damage.
    • Though not strong enough to be used in warships, heavy titanium plate is more than twice as strong as normal titanium plate. It is often used to protect freighters and scout ships.
    • The Sung created this ceralloy-derived tiled armor for their Wind slavers. The tiles can be cannibalized to repair other Sung armor segments.
    • blind-, EMP-resistant
    • The foundries of the Urak Warlords produce excellent armor, resistant to both laser and kinetic damage.
    • Reactive armor is laced with miniature explosive cells that mitigate against the impact of kinetic weapons and chemical explosives.
    • These reinforced titanium plates are used in station construction both as bulkheads and as exterior armor.
    • Originally designed at the Cenobite Labs, XMH armor uses an experimental metallic hydrogen alloy. Most stations do not have the technology to repair XMH armor.

Level III

    • These reinforced titanium plates are used in station construction both as bulkheads and as exterior armor.
    • Dwarg raiders use a tough polyceramic armor that resists particle beams.
    • This is a radiation-immune version of the popular reactive armor plate.
    • radiation-immune
    • An improved version of ceramic armor, this armor is very effective against laser and particle damage.
    • This heavier version of reactive armor can withstand more than 60 units of kinetic damage.
    • This is a lighter and cheaper segment of plasteel than the standard armor.
    • This living armor consists of a carbon filament web fed by photosynthetic repair cells. Photo-organic armor repairs itself when exposed to sunlight.
    • photo-repair
    • The incredible strength of the synthetic mesh resists kinetic and blast damage, but focused laser energy can burn through it.

Level IV

    • This is a more sophisticated version of reactive armor. Advanced reactive armor is very resistant to blast and kinetic damage.
    • Though dense and extremely strong, depleted uranium is difficult to repair.
    • The capital ships of the Urak Warlords use a heavy armor that resists laser, kinetic, particle, and blast damage.
    • A rare alloy invented by the Bennin Xenophobes, meteorsteel interferes with most shield generators.
    • radiation-immune
    • blind-, EMP-resistant
    • device-protect
    • no-shields
    • Stronger than titanium yet almost as light, plasteel is a popular metal for use in all forms of space construction.
    • Polyceramic armor is one of the most advanced forms of ceramic armor.
    • These reinforced titanium plates are used in station construction both as bulkheads and as exterior armor.
    • This armor combines honeycombed solar panels with a plasteel armor substrate. The armor will recharge the ship's reactor when near a sun.
    • solar
    • This armor is composed of woven carbon fibers in a plasteel matrix. Though not as strong as plasteel, this material is far lighter.
    • Powered armor regenerates itself like an energy shield, though not nearly as quickly. The V10 consumes 1.5 MWs per segment.
    • regenerate

Level V

    • This innovative ceramic-based alloy resists particle and ion damage.
    • blind-immune
    • Dwarg engineers developed this particle-reflecting armor to defend themselves against Sung slavers.
    • particle-reflecting
    • This segment of plasteel armor has been specially modified to resist radiation.
    • radiation-immune
    • A rare alloy invented by the Bennin Xenophobes, meteorsteel interferes with most shield generators.
    • radiation-immune
    • ion effect-immune
    • no-shields
    • This is a stronger plate of the popular plasteel armor.
    • Light blast plate is more effective against blast damage than advanced reactive armor.
    • The Luminous's drones are protected with this armor. It is a conductive exotic alloy that resists ion and thermo damage.
    • This ceralloy-derived tiled armor can be cannibalized to repair other Sung armor segments.
    • blind-, EMP-resistant
    • device-pretect

Level VI

All level VI and higher armors are blind-immune.

    • Advanced plasteel is stronger by weight than normal plasteel.
    • This armor is made out of a plasteel alloy designed to resist missile damage.
    • radiation-immune
    • A blend of plasteel and duranium infused with active nanomachines. Duralloy armor repairs itself slowly over time.
    • regenerate
    • This is a heavier version of the innovative ceramic-based alloy.
    • EMP-immune
    • This is a heavier version of the Sung's innovative armor, generally used on its Earth slavers.
    • EMP-resistant
    • device-protect
    • When installed on a ship with an Omsk deflector, this segment adds 25 hp strength to the shields.
    • The standard armor used by Ares gunships is light, yet resistant to particle beam damage; it is, however, vulnerable to blast damage.
    • The special geometry and coatings of this armor provide a ship with a greatly reduced signature in most standard scanners.
    • Military

Level VII

All level VII and higher armors are radiation-immune unless marked radiation-vulnerable.

    • Though almost as effective as P150-grade Hexphase armor, advanced ceralloy is easier to obtain.
    • radiation-vulnerable
    • EMP-immune
    • This is a heavier version of the Sung's innovative armor, used on its Dragon slavers.
    • ion effect-immune
    • military
    • Dvalin's nano-sintering process can create armor that is stronger than hexphase.
    • This heavy armor is used by Dwarg behemoths. It reflects particle and ion damage.
    • particle-reflecting
    • ion-reflecting
    • military
    • Designed by the Kabuto Defense Corporation, Gusoku armor is light yet resistant to particle beam and blast damage.
    • This armor is made out of a plasteel alloy designed to resist missile damage.
    • military
    • Orthosteel, a variant of plasteel, was used extensively by the Commonwealth Fleet until the creation of Hexphase armor.
    • military
    • Hexphase armor is used extensively by ships of the Commonwealth Fleet. P150-grade armor can withstand 150 units of thermonuclear damage before collapsing.
    • military

Level VIII

All level VIII armors are military.

    • Carbide is a strong and light material akin to diamond. It is a difficult material to work with, however, and combining it with other armor segments often results in weak seams.
    • Ithalium is a rare ore found on volcanic worlds. Alloys of ithalium are particularly resistant to thermonuclear damage.
    • The embedded field projectors in this armor enhance the power of Omsk deflectors by 50 hp.
    • Orthosteel is a well-balanced armor, effective against both particle and blast damage.
    • Hexphase armor is used extensively by capital ships of the Commonwealth Fleet. P450-grade armor can withstand 450 units of thermonuclear damage.
    • Manufactured by the secretive Taikon corporation, quadrocarbide armor resists ion and positron damage.
    • ion effect-immune
    • Tharsis plate is used by the Tundra heavy gunship; it is resistant to thermonuclear damage.
    • The strength of the material is almost unparalleled, but its properties fade as the elements decay into baser forms.
    • disintegrate-immune
    • decay
    • The V300 is a military version of Rasiermesser's powered armor. Each segment draws 6 MWs of power.
    • regenerate
    • Like other meteorsteel armors, this plate interferes with shield generators.
    • ion effect-immune
    • no-shields

Level IX

All level IX and higher armors are EMP-immune. All level IX armors are military.

    • The heaviest armor in the Omsk series, originally designed for Makayev's canceled cruiser project, adds 100 hp to Omsk shields.
    • Heavy orthosteel is almost immune to particle and blast damage. Against ion damage, it is better than P150-grade Hexphase.
    • This is a double layer of Tharsis plate.
    • Stronger and lighter than P450-grade Hexphase, the secret of hexacarbide is known only to the Taikon corporation.
    • ion effect-immune
    • Ithalium armor absorbs more than 800 units of thermonuclear damage. Unfortunately, it is not very resistant to ion damage.
    • Hexphase armor is used by Commonwealth Star Carriers. P1300-grade armor can withstand 1300 units of thermonuclear damage before collapsing.

Level X

All level X armors are military.

    • The nanofacture towers of the Assembler Corporation can produce a pure diamond lattice in any configuration.
    • Like other ithalium-based armors, this heavy armor resists thermonuclear and plasma damage.
    • The capital ships of the Ares Orthodoxy use this massive armor.
    • The most advanced armor produced by the Taikon corporation, octocarbide can absorb almost 1500 units of ion damage before collapsing.
    • ion effect-immune

Level XI

All level XI and higher armors have device damage immunity.

    • The carbon aerogel armor of Iocrym ships is beyond human technology.
    • disintegrate-immune
    • Forged in the heart of a neutron star, neutronium is massive, nearly indestructible, and impossible to repair.
    • disintegrate-immune
    • military

Level XII

    • This armor is used by the enormous command ships of the Iocrym fleet.
    • disintegrate-immune

Level XV

    • Very little is known about this exotic form of dark-matter. It is impervious to most low-level forms of energy and yet light enough to protect a small ship.
    • disintegrate-immune

Level XXI

    • Forged by the ancient Hierodules, this miraculous material can withstand all but the most brutal forms of energy.
    • disintegrate-immune
game/items/armor_list.txt · Last modified: 2014/12/27 04:40 (external edit)