Deflectors

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The contents of this page were introduced in the original Sword of the Stars.

Description: (Random) A projector technology which creates an electro-magnetic field in front of a ship that has a chance of deflecting ballistic weapons and detonating tracking weapons.

Deflectors are a projected half sphere in front of the ship.

Research Category: Shield Technology
Research Cost: 15,000 Research Points
Required Technology: None
Races Allowed: Hiver, Human, Liir, Morrigi, Tarka, Zuul
Effect: Allows ship designs to include a Destroyer Deflector mission section or a Cruiser or Dreadnought Point Deflector command section. Adds a low chance (+50%) that a ballistic weapon will ricochet off the shield. Can only be brought down by Shield Breaker Rounds. Once down, Deflectors take 30 seconds to recharge.
Notes: Deflectors have a random chance of being available for research at the beginning of the game, with the following chances: Hiver – 20%, Human – 40%, Liir – 90%, Morrigi – 80%, Tarka – 75% and Zuul – 20%
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Disruptor Shield 20,000 40 50 95 95 70 20
Inertial Cannon 55,000 30 45 55 65 35 10
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