Resonant Armor

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Resonant Armor   Void Resonant Armor


Exquisitely crafted Altairian armor that resonates with equipped shields to increase their energy.
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Energy resistant Altairian armor with shield energy enhancement.
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Explosive resistant Altairian armor with shield energy enhancement.
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Kinetic resistant Altairian armor with shield energy enhancement.
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Alien resistant Altairian armor with shield energy enhancement.
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Plasma resistant Altairian armor with shield energy enhancement.
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Stats[edit | edit source]

Resonant Armor I
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II
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III (Elemental)
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SPECIFICATIONS Notepad.png
Mass 1,168 t 1,590 t 2,019 t
Health 4,088 5,565 6,562
Resists 0% Energy / Explosive / Kinetic / Alien / Plasma 0% Energy / Explosive / Kinetic / Alien / Plasma 50% Energy / Explosive / Kinetic / Alien / Plasma
Shield Energy +20% +20% +25%
Hull XP 9,802 XP 12,068 XP 15,924 XP
Restricted to Altairians
BLUEPRINT CompleteBlueprint.png
Farming Tier Altairian Vanguard Cargo
Altairian Marquis Cargo
Altairian Vanguard Cargo
Altairian Marquis Cargo
N/A
Pieces 4 5 N/A
Ship Lab Required VIII VIII N/A
REUSABLE ITEM ReusableItem.png
Ship Lab Required N/A N/A VIII
EQUIP ModuleRefit.png
Time Time.png 2h 00m 3h 30m 4h 30m
Helium-3 Helium3.png 2,282,273 3,803,788 14,035,979
Antimatter Antimatter.png 1,267,929 2,113,215 7,797,763
REPAIR Repair.png
Time Time.png 30m 17s 41m 13s 43m 45s


General[edit | edit source]

Resonant Armor is a sturdy ship armor that also increases the durability of ship shields. It is limited to Altairian Hulls.

Spectral, Shockwave, Deflector, Xeno and Plasma Resonant Armor feature damage resistance and a greater bonus to shield energy compared to regular Resonant Armor.

Strategy and Setup[edit | edit source]

Advantages[edit | edit source]

Resonant Armor not only provides heavy protection, but also increases the shield energy of your ships at no additional repair cost, allowing your ships to become more durable and retain their repair efficiency.

The elemental versions build on this protection by reducing the amount of damage taken from the respective damage type. They also have a better repair efficiency.

Against Altairian Event Targets, Spectral is effective against Vanguards and Motherships, Shockwave against Brigades and Regiments, Deflector against Outposts and Fortresses, Xeno against Outriders. Plasma Resonant Armor is a universal defense against high-level Altairian Event Targets as they all deal Plasma Damage to some extent.

For PvP, refer to here for general guidelines on when to use the Spectral, Shockwave and Deflector variants. The Xeno version provides extra protection against common Alien Damage weapons such as the Xeno Epsilon ECHO Cannon.

The Xeno version is useful against other Altairian Hulls that have Alien damage weapons equipped; the Plasma version is likewise useful against Pharmakon Hulls that have Plasma damage weapons equipped.

Disadvantages[edit | edit source]

Regular Resonant Armor is less mass-efficient than Tungsten Armor, though it does provide a lot more health.

Do note that Elemental Resonant Armor is slightly less mass-efficient than the regular variant, so be sure to put your resistances to use.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • This item's build time was significantly reduced during the late April 2019 update as summarized here.

Gallery[edit | edit source]