Reflective Coating

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Description: (Random) A subsurface layer of highly reflective ceramic to defeat incoming laser fire by causing the lasers to reflect off into space.
Research Category: Industrial Technology
Research Cost: 16,000 Research Points
Required Technology: Waldo Units
Races Allowed: Hiver, Human, Liir, Morrigi, Tarka, Zuul
Effect: Increases defense vs. Lasers.
Adds a large chance (+100%) that a laser weapon will ricochet off the armor.
Reduces beamer damage to ship by 25%.
Increases the cost of a ship section it is added to by +20%.
Notes: Has no effect on sustained Beams or Heavy Beams.
Version: This information valid for Version 1.7.1 ANY-icon.png
New Technologies Available
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Chance of Availability
Hiver Human Liir Morrigi Tarka Zuul
Improved Reflective Coating 27,000 50 70 90 90 50 20
Polysilicate Alloys 16,000 90 70 80 75 90 50
Stealth Armor 46,000 40 60 80 100 40 70
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