Harmonic Exophase Shield

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Harmonic Exophase Shield   Exophase Field

Harmonic Exophase Shield   Circuit Shield

The Harmonic Exophase Shield builds off the Metaphase design to provide protection against Alien damage, in addition to protection against more traditional damage types.
  — In-Game Description 

Stats[edit | edit source]

Harmonic Exophase Shield I
Mass 772 t 965 t 1,206 t
Energy 1,540 2,410 3,620
Defense 90%
Resists 50% Alien, Energy, Explosive, Kinetic
Harmonic Shield +1
Hull XP 3,676 XP 4,850 XP 5,971 XP
Restricted to A.X.I.S.AltairiansSpectre
BLUEPRINT CompleteBlueprint.png
Farming Tier AXIS Reaper Cargo AXIS Deceiver Cargo AXIS Deceiver Cargo
Pieces 4 5 6
Tech Lab Required VIII IX X
EQUIP ModuleRefit.png
Time Time.png 1h 17m 2h 41m 3h 04m
Helium-3 Helium3.png 4,199,118 8,390,965 19,181,426
Antimatter Antimatter.png 2,519,471 5,034,579 11,508,856
REPAIR Repair.png
Time Time.png 44m 55s 1h 10m 18s 1h 45m 35s

General[edit | edit source]

The Harmonic Exophase Shield is a powerful ship shield that protects against the 4 most common damage types in combat - Energy, Explosive, Kinetic, as well as Alien Damage. However, it is restricted to A.X.I.S. Hulls or better, and has an insanely long repair time.

Strategy and Setup[edit | edit source]

Advantages[edit | edit source]

Harmonic Exophase Shields can vastly improve the durability of your ships, carrying lots of shield energy in addition to a Harmonic Shield bonus.

Disadvantages[edit | edit source]

Harmonic Exophase Shields are not effective against Plasma Damage, a common damage type used by advanced Alien Event Targets and the Pharmakon. They also cannot resist Void Damage that is dealt by Marauder Hulls.

To add insult to injury, this shield is incredibly repair-inefficient: each point of shield energy gives you 1.75 seconds of repair time. This means that you will get more repair time overall, especially if the enemy is using weapons with enhanced shield bypass such as Eclipse Drivers. Most Alien Event Targets carry weapons with built-in shield bypass as well. Note that this is partially counteracted by the extra shield energy provided by the Harmonic Shield bonus.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Hulls with active Harmonic Exophase Shields glow with many colors at once.
  • The Harmonic Exophase Shield originally had a 1:2.5 energy to repair ratio prior to the early September 2017 update.
  • Along with other T6.5 equipment, Harmonic Exophase Shield III's build time was significantly reduced during the late April 2019 update as summarized here.

Gallery[edit | edit source]