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Upgrades

Base model ships can be upgraded to improve their attributes and specialize in various capabilities.

Additionally, each upgrade provides a token to claim a lore card.

The first step in upgrading a ship is to use a Template and Salvaged resources to build a Rigging Modules.

Templates are a reusable form of Schematics used to manufacture upgrade rigging.

The Rigging module can then be integrated into the ship to upgrade its Specialization and Grade Level.

Specialization (Shine)

Four types of rigging modules are used to upgrade a ship to a specialized role

Type 1 - Base

  • Base Ship Model
  • White Border
  • Photon Energy

Type 2 - Industrial

  • Industrial Rigging
  • Orange Border
  • Improved Cargo or Mining
  • 1% increase in all stats
  • Graviton Energy

Type 3 - Astronautical

  • Astronautical Rigging
  • Green Border
  • Improved Speed or Maneuverability
  • 2% increase in all stats
  • Lepton Energy

Type 4 - Engineered

  • Engineered Rigging
  • Blue Border
  • Improved Defense or Damage
  • 2% increase in all stats
  • Boson Energy

Type 5 - Tactical

  • Tactical Rigging
  • Red Border
  • Improved Speed and Damage -or- Defense and Maneuverability
  • 3% increase in all stats
  • Kaon Energy

Grade Level (Rarity)

  * Protostar - Common, Initial Manufacturing, Type 1 Base (White Border)
  * Pulsar - Uncommon, Default Upgrade, Type 2 to 5 (Orange, Green, Blue, Red Borders)
  * Quasar - Rare, 7% of Type 2 Industrial Upgrades (Yellow/Gold Border)
  * Nebula - Epic, 5% of Type 3 Astronautical Upgrades (Hunter Green Border)
  * Nova - Legendary, 3% of Type 4 Engineered Upgrades (Deep Blue Border)
  * Supernova - Mythic, 1% of Type 5 Tactical Upgrades (Magenta Border)
  * Singularity - Special Edition, special limited releases (Kuiper Maroon or Special Edition)

See also Databank, Manufacturing, Modules, Schematics