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Life Support Upgrade

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The subject of this article is from the Visions update.
The information from this article is up-to-date as of 13 August, 2019.
Life Support Upgrade
Life Support Upgrade
Category Exosuit - Life Support
Type Generated Upgrade
Stats CLASS.S.png / CLASS.A.png / CLASS.B.png
Release Visions

Life Support Upgrade is an exosuit upgrade.

Summary[edit | edit source]

Life Support Upgrades, contained within Life Support Modules, are procedurally generated upgrades granting bonuses to Life Support.

Upgrade properties[edit | edit source]

Up to three Life Support Upgrades can be installed in each inventory of the Exosuit which can accept Technology --- 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.

Life Support Upgrades have the following bonuses:

  • Upgradecat.energy.pngLife Support Tanks: increases Life Support capacity
  • Upgradecat.energy.pngSolar Panel Power: during the day, reduces the Life Support drain of all movement functions


The table shows the minimum and maximum values of the bonuses, while the number of bonuses indicates how many are granted randomly for each class.

CLASS.S.png CLASS.A.png CLASS.B.png CLASS.C.png
Upgradecat.energy.png Life Support Tanks +?-?% +?-?% +?-?% +?-?%
Upgradecat.energy.png Solar Panel Power +?-?% +?-?% +?-?% +?-?%
# of Bonuses 2 1-2 1-2 1-?

Crafting[edit | edit source]

Life Support Upgrades can only be obtained from opening Life Support Modules.

Life Support Upgrade can be repaired using the following resources:

Life Support Upgrade can be dismantled after construction, returning the following resources:

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.

Name generation[edit | edit source]

The names are procedurally generated with a prefix and a suffix as per the table.

The sequence is taken from the game file.

Prefixes
CLASS.S.png CLASS.A.png CLASS.B.png
  1. Kinetic
  2. T-Gel
  3. Vacuum
  4. Liquid Gas
  5. Solar
  1. Organic
  2. High-Volume
  3. Microbe
  4. Alkaloid
  5. Biofuel
  1. Oxygen
  2. Gas
  3. Carbon
  4. Nitrogen
  5. Ammonium
Suffixes
CLASS.S.png CLASS.A.png CLASS.B.png
  1. Filter
  2. Generator Unit
  3. Recycler
  4. Stabiliser
  5. Purifier
  6. Drain
  7. Sieve
  8. Pump
  9. Tanks
  10. Harvester

Discovered Upgrade Modules[edit | edit source]

CLASS.S.png Life Support Upgrades
Prefix Suffix Life Support Tanks Solar Panel Power Screenshot
Kinetic Drain +94% +41% Link
Kinetic Harvester +50% +46% -
Kinetic Purifier +93% +33% -
Liquid Gas Filter +96% +27% -
Liquid Gas Pump +63% +40% -
Liquid Gas Drain +92% +50% Link
Liquid Gas Recycler +95% +35% Link
Liquid Gas Sieve +60% +42% -
Solar Pump +95% +45% Link
Solar Recycler +99% +44% Link
T-Gel Drain +99% +35% Link
T-Gel Genrator Unit +87% +43% Link
T-Gel Purifier +50% +26% -
T-Gel Recycler +91% +46% Link
T-Gel Recycler +50% +26% -
T-Gel Tanks +59% +33% -
Vacuum Pump +55% +26% -
Vacuum Recycler +58% +33% Link
Vacuum Sieve +61% +39% -
Vacuum Stabiliser +50% +26% -
Vacuum Stabiliser +84% +44% Link
CLASS.A.png Life Support Upgrades
Prefix Suffix Life Support Tanks Solar Panel Power Screenshot
Alkaloid Filter +29% - -
Alkaloid Sieve +35% +1% -
CLASS.B.png Life Support Upgrades
Prefix Suffix Life Support Tanks Solar Panel Power Screenshot
Carbon Purifier +7% - -
Carbon Recycler +6% - -
Carbon Tanks +19% - -
Gas Filter +15% - Link
Gas Generator Unit +5% - -
Nitrogen Drain +5% +1% -
Ammonium Filter +7% +1% -
Nitrogen Generator Unit +14% - -
Nitrogen Sieve +7% +9% -
Nitrogen Tanks +9% - -
Oxygen Stabiliser +9% - -

Additional information[edit | edit source]

  • Upgrade bonuses trigger for Life Support Upgrades if they are adjacent to Oxygen Recycler or each other, increasing their bonuses above listed values.
  • The name generation is extracted from the NMS_LOC4_ENGLISH.MBIN (1.77) game file.

Gallery[edit | edit source]