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Powered Armor

Unlike light and heavy armor, powered armor requires its own battery, and comes with a fully charged battery at purchase. Powered armor uses the same type of batteries as other items, including charged weapons, and the battery for a suit of powered armor can be recharged as normal using a generator or recharging station (see page 234), or it can be replaced with a new battery when spent (see Table 7–9: Ammunition for battery pricing).
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Brawler Frame

Source Starfinder Armory pg. 75
Item Level 9; Price 14,500
EAC Bonus 12; KAC Bonus 18
Max Dex Bonus 3; Armor Check Penalty -3; Speed 30 ft.
Strength 20 (+5); Damage 3d6 B; Size Large (10-ft. reach)
Capacity 40; Usage 1/minute
Weapon Slots 3; Upgrade Slots 2; Bulk 38
Designed for brutal gladiatorial matches against other fighters in powered armor, a brawler frame consists of nanotech shock absorbers sandwiched between rigid metal plates. The default frame comes with blunt piston-powered fists designed to deal bludgeoning damage, but customized models with heavy blades or picks (dealing slashing or piercing damage, respectively) are not uncommon. Many owners paint their brawler frames with garish colors to be more distinctive in the arena.