Metaphase Shield

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The Metaphase Shield is a shield for ships that provides equal protection against Energy, Kinetic and Explosive weapon types.
  — In-Game Description 

Stats[edit | edit source]

Metaphase Shield I
Mass 64 t 384 t 1,152 t
Energy 160 960 2,880
Defense 90%
Resists 50% Energy, Explosive, Kinetic
Hull XP 115 XP 152 XP 187 XP
BLUEPRINT CompleteBlueprint.png
Farming Tier VEGA Tier II/III VEGA Tier III/IV VEGA Tier IV/V
Fragments Fragment.png 4 5 6
Tech Lab Required V VII IX
EQUIP ModuleRefit.png
Time Time.png 1m 30s 14m 30s 2h 01m
Helium-3 Helium3.png 3,180 532,863 2,939,858
Antimatter Antimatter.png 0 59,207 979,953
REPAIR Repair.png
Time Time.png 2m 40s 16m 00s 48m 00s

General[edit | edit source]

The Metaphase Shield is an advanced ship shield that resists all three traditional weapon types - Energy, Explosive, Kinetic, taking half damage from them.

Strategy and Setup[edit | edit source]

Advantages[edit | edit source]

Metaphase Shields provide lots of protection - second only to the Spectral Shield. They resist many of the damage types used in combat, and are therefore the best shield to use in most situations.

They also give much lower XP than the Spectral Shield and other basic shields, protecting you from high-level fleets.

Disadvantages[edit | edit source]

Metaphase Shields have poor mass efficiency compared to the basic shields, but this is usually made up by their superior resistance stats.

They are relatively weak against Alien Event Targets and player hulls of Xeno Division and above which can use weapons of other damage types such as Alien Damage, Plasma Damage, Blight Damage and Void Damage.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Ships that have active Metaphase Shields glow red-orange, and are difficult to distinguish from those with Shockwave Shields.
  • This is the first shield slot event prize in VEGA Conflict.
  • Originally, the Metaphase Shield only had 80% defense.

Gallery[edit | edit source]