Improved Reflective Coating

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

Description: (Random) A subsurface layer of highly reflective ceramic combined with a curved EM field to increase the chance of reflecting incoming laser fire.
Research Category: Industrial Technology
Research Cost: 27,000 Research Points
Required Technology: Reflective Coating
Races Allowed: Hiver, Human, Liir, Morrigi, Tarka, Zuul
Effect: Best passive hull defense vs. Lasers.
Adds a very high chance (+150%) that a laser weapon will ricochet off the armor.
Increases the cost of a ship section it is added to by +50%.
Reduces beamer damage to ship by 50%
Notes: Has no effect on sustained Beams or Heavy Beams.
Version: This information valid for Version 1.7.1 ANY-icon.png
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