Phase Drain Buffer

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A buffer on Phase energy drain, to slow the rate of consumption which increases the phase state duration.
  — In-Game Description 

Stats[edit | edit source]

Phase Drain Buffer I
Phase Screen Drain -0.50% -1.00% -1.50%
Phase Screen Charge -1.00% -1.75% -2.50%
Restricted to Pharmakon
Hull XP 8,087 XP 10,671 XP 13,137 XP
BLUEPRINT CompleteBlueprint.png
Farming Tier Pharmakon Cybernaut Cargo Pharmakon Cybernaut Cargo N/A
Pieces 8 8 N/A
Tech Lab Required XII XII N/A
REUSABLE ITEM ReusableItem.png
Tech Lab Required N/A N/A XII
CRAFT Crafting.png
Fragments Fragment.png 150
EQUIP ModuleRefit.png
Time Time.png 51m 50s 2h 00m 58s 3h 27m 22s
Helium-3 Helium3.png 2,782,550 4,638,511 6,494,472
Antimatter Antimatter.png 2,196,750 3,661,982 5,127,215

General[edit | edit source]

The Phase Drain Buffer is a Pharmakon-Exclusive Special that reduces the drain rate of Phase Screens, at the cost of a longer Phase Charge time.

Note that this special can be stacked with as other specials that affect Phase Drain and/or Phase Charge, including itself.

Strategy and Setup[edit | edit source]

Advantages[edit | edit source]

The Antithesis to the Phase Charge Relay, the Phase Drain Buffer reduces the drain rate of Phase screens, allowing ships to remain in Phased State for a much longer time. This gives players more time to position their ships and thus outmaneuver their opponents before the Phase wears off.

Disadvantages[edit | edit source]

The Charge Rate of Phase Screens is reduced (even to a larger degree), thus Pharmakon Hulls are also somewhat more vulnerable, as they will take longer to enter Phase State with this special.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The Phase Drain buffer does the opposite of the Phase Charge Relay, decreasing Phase Screen Drain at the cost of a lower Charge Rate.
  • The Phasing revamp during early November 2019 drastically reduced the nominal Phase Charge/Drain modifiers of Phase Drain Buffer because their effects now stack across the whole fleet instead of just a single ship.

Gallery[edit | edit source]