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Resonator

A resonator is a boxy device with a terminal along the top and a series of concentric rings of metal and crystal in front to focus the weapon’s harmonics. A shoulder strap helps offset the weapon’s considerable weight, allowing the use of a top handle to direct output while freeing up the other hand to operate the controls. A resonator generates sonic waves at frequencies set to resound within the targeted material, allowing the weapon to deal precise damage regardless of the target’s composition or protection. If the integrated probing function is employed before firing, the resonator’s sonic frequencies can be precisely tuned. Diffraction and refraction resonators align sonic waves in specific patterns, while linear and phased resonators focus the sonic energy through specialized matrices for amplified output.

Sonic Weapons

Sonic weapons emit sonar waves at frequencies that are designed to injure or incapacitate enemies. Many of them are termed “low-frequency devices” (LFDs) and “high-frequency devices” (HFDs) based on the frequencies at which they operate and damage foes.

Resonator, Refraction

Source Starfinder Armory pg. 50
Level 10; Price 18,300
Damage 2d8 So; Range 80 ft.; Critical deafen
Capacity 40 charges; Usage 2
Bulk 2; Special boost 2d8, penetrating

Resonator, Diffraction

Source Starfinder Armory pg. 50
Level 4; Price 2,080
Damage 1d8 So; Range 60 ft.; Critical deafen
Capacity 40 charges; Usage 2
Bulk 2; Special boost 1d8, penetrating

Resonator, Linear

Source Starfinder Armory pg. 50
Level 14; Price 73,800
Damage 4d8 So; Range 100 ft.; Critical deafen
Capacity 40 charges; Usage 2
Bulk 2; Special boost 3d8, penetrating

Resonator, Phased

Source Starfinder Armory pg. 50
Level 19; Price 565,000
Damage 8d8 So; Range 110 ft.; Critical deafen
Capacity 40 charges; Usage 2
Bulk 2; Special boost 5d8, penetrating