Plasma Shell

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Plasma Shell   Plasma Field

Reinforced shields that defend against Plasma based weapons, but are weak to other sources of damage.
  — In-Game Description 

Stats[edit | edit source]

Plasma Shell I
Mass 778 t 1,060 t 2,048 t
Energy 2,723 3,710 7,168
Defense 90%
Resists 75% Plasma
Resists 100% Alien Nebula
Resists 100% Plasma Nebula
Resists -25% Includes all damage types that are not listed above
Hull XP 7,352 XP 9,701 XP 11,943 XP
Restricted to AltairiansSpectre
BLUEPRINT CompleteBlueprint.png
Farming Tier Altairian Marquis Cargo
Altairian Mothership Cargo
Altairian Marquis Cargo
Altairian Mothership Cargo
Altairian Marquis Cargo
Altairian Mothership Cargo
Pieces 4 5 6
Tech Lab Required IX X X
EQUIP ModuleRefit.png
Time Time.png 2h 36m 3h 16m 3h 50m
Helium-3 Helium3.png 5,198,510 8,409,381 13,922,162
Antimatter Antimatter.png 3,119,106 5,045,628 8,353,297
REPAIR Repair.png
Time Time.png 22m 42s 24m 44s 36m 46s

General[edit | edit source]

The Plasma Shell is a ship shield that is highly resistant to Plasma Damage, but takes increased damage from other sources. It can only be used on Altairian Hulls.

Strategy and Setup[edit | edit source]

Advantages[edit | edit source]

Like the previous shells, Plasma Shells have excellent shield energy and mass efficiency, even greater than that of the Harmonic Exophase Shield. They have a very low repair to health ratio unlike earlier shields and are therefore viable on low-repair ships.

The Plasma Shell is able to resist Plasma Damage, making it the first shield to be able to do so, making it extremely effective against Pharmakon Hulls that use Plasma weaponry. It is also the only shield that is immune to Plasma Nebula Fields.

Disadvantages[edit | edit source]

Plasma Shells take increased damage against all other damage types.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Hulls with active Plasma Shells glow with a pink coloration.
  • Interestingly, this and the Xeno Shell are the only Shell shields without any special attributes. This is likely because they resist a damage type that is less commonly seen.
  • The Plasma Shell was granted immunity to Plasma Nebula Fields in the late April 2019 update.
  • Plasma Shell has received immunity to Alien Nebula Fields in the early November 2019 update.

Gallery[edit | edit source]