Xeno Shell

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

Stats[edit | edit source]

Xeno Shell I
Mass 778 t 1,060 t 2,048 t
Energy 2,723 3,710 7,168
Defense 90%
Resists 75% Alien
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 Altairians
BLUEPRINT CompleteBlueprint.png
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 Xeno Shell is a ship shield that is highly resistant to Alien 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, Deflector 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 Xeno Shell is able to resist Alien Damage, making it the second shield to do so after the Harmonic Exophase Shield.

Disadvantages[edit | edit source]

Xeno Shells take increased damage against all other damage types, making it only marginally effective against players who equip their ships with xeno weapons.

As Most Altairian Hulls already have a large amount of Alien Resistance, there is little need to add extra defense by using this shields.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Hulls with active Xeno Shells glow bright green.
  • Interestingly, this and the Plasma 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 Xeno Shell was granted immunity to Alien Nebula Fields in the late April 2019 update.
  • Xeno Shell has received immunity to Plasma Nebula Fields in the early November 2019 update.

Gallery[edit | edit source]