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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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Fortified Plates

This upgrade reinforces critical areas of your armor with extra defensive plates, granting you a fortification ability, which functions as a force field’s fortification except the ability is always active. The fortification granted by fortified plates doesn’t stack with a force field’s fortification or other similar abilities. The percentage depends on the upgrade’s type, as listed below.
  • Mk 1 (Level 14): 20% chance
  • Mk 2 (Level 15): 40% chance
  • Mk 3 (Level 16): 60% chance
  • Mk 4 (Level 17): 80% chance
  • Mk 5 (Level 19): 100% chance
This upgrade can be installed only in heavy or powered armor.

Fortified Plates, Mk 2

Source Starfinder Armory pg. 83
Item Level 15; Price 104,000
Slots 1; Armor Type Heavy, Powered; Bulk 2



Fortified Plates, Mk 1

Source Starfinder Armory pg. 83
Item Level 14; Price 65,500
Slots 1; Armor Type Heavy, Powered; Bulk 2


Fortified Plates, Mk 3

Source Starfinder Armory pg. 83
Item Level 16; Price 151,000
Slots 1; Armor Type Heavy, Powered; Bulk 2


Fortified Plates, Mk 4

Source Starfinder Armory pg. 83
Item Level 17; Price 262,000
Slots 1; Armor Type Heavy, Powered; Bulk 2


Fortified Plates, Mk 5

Source Starfinder Armory pg. 83
Item Level 19; Price 550,000
Slots 1; Armor Type Heavy, Powered; Bulk 2