Deflector Shield Upgrade

From No Man's Sky Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search

The subject of this article is from the ExoMech update.
The information from this article is is up-to-date as of 10 June, 2020.
Deflector Shield Upgrade
Deflector Shield Upgrade
Category Ship - Shield
Type Generated Upgrade
Stats CLASS.S.png / CLASS.A.png / CLASS.B.png / CLASS.C.png
Release ExoMech

Deflector Shield Upgrade is a starship upgrade.

Summary[edit | edit source]

Deflector Shield Upgrades, contained within Starship Shield Modules, are procedurally generated upgrades granting bonuses to the Deflector Shield of the starship.

Upgrade properties[edit | edit source]

Deflector Shield Upgrades grant a varying bonus based on their class:

  • Shield Strength: Increases the Shield Absorption, indirectly increasing the Deflector Shield's durability up to 40% each.

This module can lead to confusion as a direct calculation would have players rather expect a +1.5 increase at 100% before accounting for starship shield class bonuses. This is not the case! The absorption uses the base factor of 0.5 to calculate the new strength which is then added to the base defense of 1 (SS=1+0.5*P% / 1+0.5*200%=2).

Up to three Deflector Shield Upgrades can be installed in each inventory of the starship. Installing four or more upgrades in a given inventory will disable all upgrades of that type until the upgrade count is reduced to three or less.

Crafting[edit | edit source]

Deflector Shield Upgrades can only be obtained from opening Starship Shield Modules.

Deflector Shield Upgrade can be repaired using the following ingredients:

Deflector Shield Upgrade can be dismantled after construction, returning the following ingredients:

Installing[edit | edit source]

Upgrade modules follow a static progression. The generation seed is used for all module families at the same time. During module installations it goes up by one. The new module they change into correlates to their order of installation. If the game is reloaded, the exact same pool will be offered to the player, no matter the order they install other modules.

Example: If an S-class module had 200 ly Hyperdrive Range bonus on the third installation no matter in what order the former modules are installed or their class, if the same S-class module is used third again, it will once again be the 200 ly bonus module even if the name changes. Only if used second or fourth the module stat may change.

Discovered Upgrade Modules[edit | edit source]

CLASS.S.png Deflector Shield Upgrades
Prefix Suffix Shield Strength Screenshot
Harmonic Lattice +40% -
Harmonic Padding +40% -
Harmonic Shield +30% -
Lorentz Bullwark +40% Link
Lorentz Grafts +40% -
Lorentz Shield +40% Link
Lumen Armour +40% -
Lumen Bulwark +40% -
Nanite Armour +40% Link
Nanite Battery +40% -
Nanite Lattice +40% Link
Nanite Polarizer +40% -
Nanite Shield +40% Link
Q-Field Lattice +30% Link
Q-Field Padding +40% Link
Q-Field Battery +30% -
CLASS.A.png Deflector Shield Upgrades
Prefix Suffix Shield Strength Screenshot
Deionised Armour +19-20% Link
Deionised Grafts +22% -
Induction Battery +38% Link
M-Field Battery +21% -
M-Field Grafts +28% -
M-Field Polarizer +20% -
Neutron Armour +25% -
CLASS.B.png Deflector Shield Upgrades
Prefix Suffix Shield Strength Screenshot
Lightning Battery +10% -
Lightning Polarizer +10% -
Uranium Padding +11% -
Vector Grafts +13% -
CLASS.C.png Deflector Shield Upgrades
Prefix Suffix Shield Strength Screenshot
Dioxite Polariser +10% -
High-Frequency Battery +10% -
High-Frequency Polarizer +10% -
Sodium Armour +18% -
Supercharged Battery +13% -
Supercharged Grafts +10% -
Supercharged Lattice +10% -
Supercharged Shield +10% Link

Additional information[edit | edit source]

Release history[edit | edit source]

  • NEXT - Added as a technology.

Gallery[edit | edit source]