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Armor Upgrades


Armor Upgrades

A creature can personalize armor by purchasing and installing armor upgrades, described below, which add bonuses or customized abilities to armor. Some individuals keep a collection of upgrades at hand, swapping them out as needed (requiring 10 minutes to replace the unit and resecure all connections). Explanations of entries for upgrades’ statistics follow.
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Adaptive Defense

An adaptive defense module emulates the ever-shifting defense of the tekhoinos. When you take acid, cold, electricity, fire, or sonic damage from an attack, you gain resistance to that energy type equal to 5 × the upgrade’s mark number; this resistance does not apply to the triggering attack, and it lasts for 10 minutes or until you take energy damage of another of those types, triggering a new resistance.

Adaptive Defense, Mk 2 (Hybrid) (Hybrid)

Source Alien Archive 2 pg. 7
Item Level 14; Price 75,000
Slots 1; Armor Type Any; Bulk



Adaptive Defense, Mk 1 (Hybrid) (Hybrid)

Source Alien Archive 2 pg. 7
Item Level 7; Price 6,500
Slots 1; Armor Type Any; Bulk


Adaptive Defense, Mk 3 (Hybrid) (Hybrid)

Source Alien Archive 2 pg. 7
Item Level 17; Price 250,000
Slots 1; Armor Type Any; Bulk