Economy Scanner

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The subject of this article is from the NEXT update.
The information from this article is up-to-date as of 28 October, 2018.
Economy Scanner
Economy Scanner
Grants the ability to check a system's economy without having to visit
Category Starship - Scan
Type Long-range Sensor technology
Release NEXT

Economy Scanner is a starship technology.

Summary[edit | edit source]

Economy Scanner a starship technology and allows the player to check a star systems' economy in the Galactic Map without having to warp to that system.

Without it, the player would have to actually warp to the system to check its economy. The scanner allows this research to be done without ever having to warp. This saves warp cells and makes it easier for players to find high-budget systems.

Game description[edit | edit source]

An upgrade to the starship's galactic-scale sensors. This device allows the user to access detailed economic data about a system without having to visit.

Sources[edit | edit source]

The Economy Scanner can be bought for 300 Nanite Clusters from a Gek Blueprint Vendor in the systems' Space station. Note that most systems will not have them; it is rare random chance that a vendor will have this item.

Crafting[edit | edit source]

Economy Scanner can be built using a blueprint and the following resources:

Economy Scanner can be repaired using the following resources:

Economy Scanner can be dismantled after construction, returning the following resources:

How to use[edit | edit source]

See: Economy

System economies can be sorted by economy type and by galactic average trade values. S will show what the galactic average is for selling items, and B will show the galactic average for buying items.

The scanner can also be used to locate Trading Posts while in the starship. Simply bring up the in-flight menu and use the economy scanner (located within Utilities) to immediately locate a trading station on a nearby planet.

Additional information[edit | edit source]

  • Higher economy means there is a much higher chance that you may find a S-class ship.

Release history[edit | edit source]

Gallery[edit | edit source]