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Factorio is played from the top down perspective of your player character, who is always in the center of your view. You have five primary ways of interacting with the world:

  1. Crafting items and entities personally from resources using your craft menu (Default: E)
  2. Placing entities by selecting them from your inventory or toolbar and placing them on a tile (Default: LMB)
    1. Opening contextual menus for entities like Assembly Machines or Chests
    2. Removing the entity from the world, returning it to your inventory (Default: Hold RMB)
  3. Harvesting resources from a tile (Default: Hold RMB)
  4. Firing weapons at enemies (Default: Press or hold Spacebar depending on weapon)
  5. Picking up non-placed Items from the ground and placing them in your inventory (Default: Hold f)

For more key-bindings, please see Keyboard bindings

In the process of building and expanding your factory, different pieces of equipment will be necessary from the first moments of gameplay, starting with your first Iron axe:

Tools

Removing or harvesting placeable entities, Trees, Iron Ore, Copper Ore,Raw fish, Stone or Coal from the world requires effort and this is implemented by way of a progress bar that needs to fill uninterrupted in order to complete. Starting without a pickaxe (blank hand icon in the top left square in the display at the bottom right of the screen), it will take around two seconds to cut down a single tree. Since this is the sort of action required thousands of times over the course of a game, it is heavily recommended to craft an iron axe as your first action in the game.

Main article: Iron axe

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Stack size

20

Shooting speed

2 /s (melee)

Damage

5 physical

Durability

4000

Prototype type

mining-tool

Internal name

iron-axe

Required technologies

None required

Produced by

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The Iron axe is a tool used for the manual mining of resources, for cutting trees, and for collecting items deployed on the ground (so they be placed elsewhere). They can also be used for melee fighting when the player is out of ammo.

They are mostly used in the beginning of the game where the player has no resources to set up drills to automatically mine, and when the better Steel axe cannot yet be made. It is possible to stack multiple Iron axes in the tool slot.

Durability

Durability of the Iron axe is consumed based on the "mining hardness" of what is being mined, at a rate of

Durability loss = Mining hardness × 60 × Duration (s)

For example, mining one coal that has a hardness of 0.9 and takes 2.08 seconds to mine consumes

Durability loss = 0.9 × 60 × 2.08 = 112.5 durability

History

  • 0.17.0:
    • Removed pickaxes and replaced them with research effects.
  • 0.2.6:
    • Can be used as melee weapon.

See also

Main article: Steel axe

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Stack size

20

Shooting speed

2 /s (melee)

Damage

8 physical

Durability

5000

Prototype type

mining-tool

Internal name

steel-axe

Required technologies

Steel processing (research).png

Produced by

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Steel axes are tools used for the manual mining of resources, for cutting trees, and for collecting items deployed on the ground (so they be placed elsewhere). They are an upgrade from iron axes, in that they mine resources and collect placed-down items faster. They can also be used for melee fighting when the player is out of ammo.

They are used throughout the game after Steel processing (research) becomes available, primarily to move deployed items, since automatic mining of resources with drills is far easier and trees tend to be cleared in the early part of the game.

It is possible to stack multiple Steel axes in the tool slot.

Durability

Durability of the Steel axe is consumed based on the "mining hardness" of what is being mined, at a rate of

Durability loss = Mining hardness × 60 × Duration (s)

For example, mining one coal that has a hardness of 0.9 and takes 1.08 seconds to mine consumes

Durability loss = 0.9 × 60 × 1.08 ≈ 58 durability

History

  • 0.17.0:
    • Removed pickaxes and replaced them with research effects.
  • 0.2.6:
    • Can be used as melee weapon.

See also

Main article: Repair pack

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Repair packs heal building damage for 300 health.

Stack size

100

Prototype type

repair-tool

Internal name

repair-pack

Required technologies

None required

Produced by

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Repair packs are used to repair items. They can be used by the player character with Left click or by construction robots. Each repair pack repairs 300 health to a building. Repair packs can only be used on buildings already placed, and can't repair something in the player's inventory.

History

  • 0.15.0:
    • Durability increased from 200 to 300.
    • Speed increased from 1 to 2.
  • 0.13.0:
    • Durability increased from 100 to 200.
    • Stack size increased from 50 to 100.

Trivia

  • Repairing a stone wall makes a rock-hammering sound, while repairing anything else makes a drill sound.

See also

Main article: Raw fish

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Player

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Health

20

Restores

80 health

Stack size

100

Prototype type

capsule

Internal name

raw-fish

Required technologies

None required

Raw fish can be harvested from water. They can be used to refill a small amount of health instantly. In order to catch raw fish, mine one of the dark spots that can be found moving around in water bodies. Each dark spot yields 5 fish when mined. Fish can be also collected via construction robots. Raw fish is used to heal by clicking on the character with the fish in the cursor.

Using landfill on water where a fish is swimming will "destroy" the fish. Fish can be shot and killed, but are not affected by explosions.

Achievements

So-long-and-thanks-for-all-the-fish-achievement.png So long and thanks for all the fish

Spoiler! Click to view.

Weapons

Eventually, whether in a peaceful game or not, you will need the capability to destroy the various Enemies that live on this world. This capability mostly comes in the form of Turrets for your base's defense, but personally in two broad categories for the player, more traditional weapons and capsules discussed below. To fire the main equip-able weapons, the weapon must be in your equipment bar in the bottom right corner of the screen somewhere on the top row (the first column is for pickaxes and armors), for the weapon to be selected with a red highlight (Default q to move the selection) and for appropriate ammunition for the weapon to be placed in the slot below it.

If all the preparation is done, fire the weapon with your target enemy key (Default: Spacebar) or your target cursor key (Default: c). Target enemy is a somewhat safe auto-aim that will snap to any enemy in range and begin firing at it for as long as the key is held down. Target cursor will fire your weapon in the direction of your cursor, which is mainly used to clear obstacles such as Trees and rocks that block placing things. Bear in mind that damage is calculated as a combination of weapon, ammunition and technology together.

Each player starts with a Pistol and ten magazines of Regular Magazine, which will fend off the first few biter attacks, but will quickly be insufficient against the growing alien forces.

Note regarding friendly fire: Pistols and Submachine guns are perfect for in-factory combat, as they have no area effects, however all other weapons use some form of spread or explosion which will likely lead to you causing far more collateral damage than the actual alien attack could hope to. Play with your rockets outside.

Main article: Pistol

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Stack size

5

Range

15

Shooting speed

4/s

Ammunition

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Uranium rounds magazine.png

Prototype type

gun

Internal name

pistol

Required technologies

None required

Boosting technologies

Physical projectile damage (research).png
Weapon shooting speed (research).png

Produced by

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The Pistol is the most basic weapon in Factorio. In Freeplay mode, the player starts with a pistol and 10 firearm magazines.

The Pistol can only handle the smallest of enemy threats and the player will frequently take damage when trying to use it for self-defense. It is recommended to upgrade to the Submachine gun as soon as possible.

Main article: Submachine gun

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Stack size

5

Range

18

Shooting speed

10/s

Ammunition

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Prototype type

gun

Internal name

submachine-gun

Required technologies

Military (research).png

Boosting technologies

Physical projectile damage (research).png
Weapon shooting speed (research).png

Produced by

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The submachine gun is an upgrade from the pistol. It fires the same ammunition types and deals the same damage as the pistol, but has a much higher rate of fire. This same type of weapon is installed in the car and tank; the car and tank's version of the submachine gun fires +5 rounds per second and has +2 range compared to the handheld one. This weapon can easily handle moderate waves of small biters, even with regular ammunition, but destroying nests efficiently requires damage upgrades or the more expensive piercing round.

See also


Main article: Shotgun

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Stack size

5

Range

20

Shooting speed

1/s

Ammunition

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Prototype type

gun

Internal name

shotgun

Required technologies

Military (research).png

Boosting technologies

Physical projectile damage (research).png
Weapon shooting speed (research).png

Produced by

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A basic but powerful weapon with good range, damage, and ammo efficiency, but low rate of fire. Fires in spread pattern. The shotgun will fire without hostile targets nearby, can damage walls (it won't shoot over them) and other friendly structures, thus requiring significantly more caution when used, compared to most other weapons.

For early Biter nests assaults, shotgun ammo represents a massive boost on resource efficiency, with 2 copper and 2 iron giving a stack of shells worth 600 raw damage. Contrast this against the pistol ammo, which costs 4 iron for 50 raw damage.

The shotgun is less effective in clearing out the biters themselves, because pellet spread will cause a nontrivial fraction of pellets to miss against small targets. Players can switch between the shotgun and SMG to balance power and resource-efficiency, or support themselves with covering fire from Turrets and combat bots.

History

See also

Main article: Combat shotgun

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Recipe

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Stack size

5

Range

20

Shooting speed

2/s

Damage bonus

20%

Ammunition

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Prototype type

gun

Internal name

combat-shotgun

Required technologies

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Boosting technologies

Physical projectile damage (research).png
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Produced by

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An advanced shotgun with good range and damage but low rate of fire. The damage bonus of the combat shotgun stacks multiplicatively with shotgun shell damage (research).

History

See also

Main article: Rocket launcher

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Total raw

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Stack size

5

Range

36

Shooting speed

1/s

Ammunition

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Prototype type

gun

Internal name

rocket-launcher

Required technologies

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Boosting technologies

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Weapon shooting speed (research).png

Produced by

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The rocket launcher is a strong weapon against enemy bases. It has long range and high damage, but as the ammo is very expensive it is recommended to avoid using it against enemy creatures.

History

  • 0.17.0:
    • Rocket launcher range increased from 22 to 36.
  • 0.8.0:
    • Increased the range of the rocket from 20 to 22.

See also

There is also a unique weapon, usable only in the Tank

Main article: Tank#Cannon This article is about the armored combat vehicle. For the liquid storage container, see Storage tank.

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100

Map icon

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Health

2000

Resistances

Acid: 0/70%
Explosion: 15/70%
Fire: 15/60%
Impact: 50/80%
Physical: 15/60%

Stack size

1

Range

Tank cannon: 25
Vehicle machine gun: 20
Vehicle flamethrower: 9

Shooting speed

Tank cannon: 0.67/s
Vehicle machine gun: 15/s
Vehicle flamethrower: 67.5/s

Ammunition

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Uranium cannon shell.png
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Piercing rounds magazine.png
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Energy consumption

600 kW (burner)

Mining time

0.5

Weight

20000

Prototype type

car

Internal name

tank

Required technologies

Tanks (research).png

Produced by

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Valid fuel

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Coal.png
Solid fuel.png
Rocket fuel.png
Nuclear fuel.png
Tanks, like cars, match the color of the player driving them.

The tank is a heavy armored fighting vehicle. It is a mid-game vehicle with three weapons; an integrated submachine gun, a short range flamethrower and a powerful cannon that uses cannon shells. It, along with the car, are the two non-rail vehicles in Factorio. In multiplayer, it is possible for a player to enter a tank alongside another player. The passenger can take control of the weapons of the tank using a switch in the GUI of the tank, but cannot steer the tank.

Since engine units can only be built in assembling machines, tanks (like cars) cannot be built from scratch by hand from their raw materials. If the tank is destroyed, its inventory is destroyed with it, though the player gets ejected and not killed. Tanks will change color based on the color of the player who drove it last.

Achievements

Steamrolled-achievement.png Steamrolled

Destroy 10 spawners by impact.

Run-forrest-run-achievement.png Run Forrest, run

Destroy 100 trees by impact.

Combat

The tank is a strong fighting vehicle due to its large health pool and the very high damage of its main weapon, the cannon. Additionally, due to the ability to employ drones from within the vehicle, it can be used as a form of drone or capsule transport vehicle, with the player simply using capsules to fight their battles. The tank particularly shines in battle against Worms, as their unavoidable projectiles are much less of a problem for an entity with a high health pool.

The tank lags behind in speed, however, compared to the player and the car. As a result, it may not perform as well in combat against melee enemies or enemies with shorter range than the player, as it has more difficulty dodging enemies. This may result in the tank being destroyed quickly, leaving the player in a tight spot.

It is possible to use throwable items such as grenades, poisons, and follower robots while riding in the tank. This makes it possible to perform drive-by attacks on large bases with a reasonable area of effect. Since grenades and tank are available fairly early in the game this enables an effective means of early game expansion before the better known turret creep strategy becomes viable.

Movement

The tank is very robust, and unlike the car can move through and destroy trees without taking damage. Even when not moving, simply driving into an entity is enough to damage it. This can also be employed as a weapon against enemies, although certain enemies and structures (nests in particular) will deal high damage to the tank in the process, requiring repair after skirmishes.

The tank is slower than the car and can be rotated in place while standing still, unlike the car.

The speed and, in particular, responsiveness of the tank can be improved somewhat by burning better fuel: The tank, like all other vehicles, gains top speed and acceleration bonuses when running on solid fuel, rocket fuel and nuclear fuel, as opposed to wood or coal. The bonuses are +5% / +15% / +15% top speed and +20% / +80% / +150% acceleration for solid fuel, rocket fuel and nuclear fuel, respectively; wood (and wood products - see Fuel) and coal both yield the base level of top speed and acceleration.

Speeds

Tank top speed (km/h)

Top speed with various fuels on different tiles

Wood Coal Solid fuel Rocket fuel Nuclear fuel
Sand 50.1 50.1 54.8 67.1 79.1
Grass 50.9 50.9 55.8 68.3 80.5
Red desert 50.9 50.9 55.8 68.3 80.5
Dirt 51.4 51.4 56.8 69.6 82.0
Stone path 53.4 53.4 58.5 71.6 84.4
Shallow water 53.9 53.9 59.1 72.3 85.3
Concrete* 55.0 55.0 60.3 73.8 87.0
Refined concrete* 55.0 55.0 60.3 73.8 87.0

* The same stats apply to the hazard version of these surfaces.

Speed in reverse

The top speed of the car in reverse is ~70.6% of the forward top speed.

Capsules and Bots integration

Capsules can be used while inside the tank, including combat robots. Construction robots, including those from a personal roboport within range of the tank, will repair damage if repair packs are available. Also, logistic robots can still refill the player's inventory.

History

  • 0.17.0:
    • Decreased tank machine gun damage to match the player held submachine gun.
  • 0.16.0:
    • In multiplayer players can now ride as passengers in cars/tanks.
    • Tanks no longer take miniscule amounts of damage from hitting trees.
  • 0.15.0:
    • Added tank flamethrower.
    • Buffed tank:
      • Increased health from 1,000 to 2,000.
      • Added a +100% damage bonus and a +5 tiles range increase to the tank machine gun.
  • 0.14.0:
    • Added support for equipment grids in tanks.
  • 0.13.18:
    • Increased tank machine gun range to 20 tiles.
  • 0.12.26:
    • Running biters over in a tank in peaceful mode will now anger them.
  • 0.12.21:
    • When attacking a player in a tank, the tank will be attacked instead of the player directly.
  • 0.12.2:
    • Tanks can now turn in place.
    • Tank inventory can now be filtered.
  • 0.12.0:
    • Updated sounds
    • Added muzzle flash for tanks
    • Tank ammo inventory is refilled from the trunk and player inventory when exhausted.
  • 0.11.6:
    • Added a small scorch mark when heavy weaponry like the tank cannon fires.

Development data

Weekly blogs concerning the Tank:

See also

Armor

Once you've faced your first proper attack, you'll quickly come to learn how much damage you can handle, which is to say not much at all. Equipping a decent set of armor is therefore a priority. There are two subcategories of armor in the game, though early in the game you only have access to simple basic armor

Main article: Iron armor Iron armor

Main article: Heavy armor

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Resistances

Acid: 0/40%
Explosion: 20/30%
Fire: 0/30%
Physical: 6/30%

Stack size

1

Durability

Infinite

Prototype type

armor

Internal name

heavy-armor

Required technologies

Armor-making-research.png

Produced by

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Heavy armor provides more protection than light armor, nearly nullifying the damage from small biters (from 7 damage to 0.7) as well as providing respectable protection from medium biters, spitters and worms. Additionally, it provides excellent protection against accidental self-inflicted damage from grenades.

History

  • 0.15.0:
    • Acid resistance reduced
    • Explosive resistance raised
  • 0.13.0:
    • Armor resistances are applied before shields
  • 0.11.0:
    • New player animation. Three levels depending on the armor.
  • 0.7.1:
    • Increased resistances

See also

From the mid-game onwards, you gain access to modular armors, offering higher resistances and durabilities along with the capacity to use various equipment modules. To change modules equip the armor and interact (Default: RMB) to open the module grid.

Main article: Basic modular armor Basic modular armor

Main article: Power armor

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Recipe

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Total raw

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40

Resistances

Acid: 0/60%
Explosion: 40/40%
Fire: 0/60%
Physical: 8/30%

Inventory size bonus

20

Grid size

7×7

Stack size

1

Durability

Infinite

Prototype type

armor

Internal name

power-armor

Accepted equipment

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Portable fusion reactor.png
Energy shield.png
Energy shield MK2.png
Personal battery.png
Personal battery MK2.png
Personal laser defense.png
Discharge defense.png
Exoskeleton.png
Personal roboport.png
Personal roboport MK2.png
Nightvision.png
Belt immunity equipment.png

Required technologies

Power armor (research).png

Produced by

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Player.png

Power armor provides yet another increase in inventory and defense over Modular armor, in addition to a larger 7×7 grid for equipment modules. Access the equipment grid by right-clicking on the armor.

Power armor GUI.png

History

  • 0.13.0:
    • Inventory size bonus of 20.
    • Can be swapped with other power armors.
  • 0.12.0:
    • Power armors now generate and consume 100 times more power.
  • 0.11.12:
    • Changed recipe of power armor

See also

Main article: Power armor MK2

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Recipe

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Total raw

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8.4k
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40
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3.5k
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2.7k
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310
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60

Recipe

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Efficiency module 2.png
25
+
Electric engine unit.png
40
+
Low density structure.png
30
+
Processing unit.png
60
+
Speed module 2.png
25
Player.png
1

Total raw

Time icon.png
23.9k
+
Copper plate.png
19.6k
+
Electric engine unit.png
40
+
Iron plate.png
7k
+
Plastic bar.png
5.9k
+
Processing unit.png
310
+
Steel plate.png
60

Resistances

Acid: 0/70%
Explosion: 60/50%
Fire: 0/70%
Physical: 10/40%

Inventory size bonus

30

Grid size

10×10

Stack size

1

Durability

Infinite

Prototype type

armor

Internal name

power-armor-mk2

Accepted equipment

Portable solar panel.png
Portable fusion reactor.png
Energy shield.png
Energy shield MK2.png
Personal battery.png
Personal battery MK2.png
Personal laser defense.png
Discharge defense.png
Exoskeleton.png
Personal roboport.png
Personal roboport MK2.png
Nightvision.png
Belt immunity equipment.png

Required technologies

Power armor MK2 (research).png

Produced by

Assembling machine 1.png
Assembling machine 2.png
Assembling machine 3.png
Player.png

Power armor MK2 is the ultimate in personal protection and customization. Sporting exceptional resistances, a near immunity to small threats and a monolithic 10×10 equipment grid, it can be custom tailored to a wide variety of support, personal conveyance or devastating combat configurations. Access the equipment grid by right-clicking on the armor.

Power armor MK2 GUI.png

History

  • 0.17.0:
    • Recipe changed from 5x level 3 to 25x level 2 modules (to avoid requiring Production science pack) and added electric engine units.
  • 0.13.0:
    • Inventory size bonus of 30.
    • Can be swapped with other power armors.
  • 0.12.0:
    • Power armors now generate and consume 100 times more power.
  • 0.11.12:
    • Changed recipe of power armor

See also

Armor Modules

Once you have any modular armor you gain access to various general purpose enhancements, which can be free added or removed from any armor. While all of them are capable of fitting in even the Basic modular armor their usefulness greatly depends on player choice, there are no specific best modules, although some are made obsolete by later versions.

Main article: Basic exoskeleton equipment Basic exoskeleton equipment

Main article: Battery MK1 Battery MK1

Main article: Battery MK2 Battery MK2

Main article: Portable solar panel

Player.png
Player

Recipe

Time icon.png
10
+
Advanced circuit.png
2
+
Solar panel.png
1
+
Steel plate.png
5
Player.png
1

Total raw

Time icon.png
57.75
+
Copper plate.png
37.5
+
Iron plate.png
19
+
Plastic bar.png
4
+
Steel plate.png
10

Recipe

Time icon.png
10
+
Advanced circuit.png
2
+
Solar panel.png
1
+
Steel plate.png
5
Player.png
1

Total raw

Time icon.png
83.5
+
Copper plate.png
89
+
Iron plate.png
38
+
Plastic bar.png
8
+
Steel plate.png
10

Stack size

20

Dimensions

1×1

Placed in

Modular armor.png
Power armor.png
Power armor MK2.png

Power output

30 kW electric

Prototype type

solar-panel-equipment

Internal name

solar-panel-equipment

Required technologies

Portable solar panel (research).png

Produced by

Assembling machine 1.png
Assembling machine 2.png
Assembling machine 3.png
Player.png

Portable solar panels are the basic power generating units for modular armor. They provide only a small amount of power, and only during the daytime.

Portable solar panels can be used to slowly recharge energy shields out of combat, but are nearly useless for personal laser defense or exoskeleton, even with a large number of batteries.

Portable solar panels are 1x1 in size and are therefore primarily used in modular armor, which has a 5x5 grid that cannot usefully hold a much more powerful 4x4 portable fusion reactor. (It could store one, but there would be no room for anything to use the power.)

The more advanced armors should almost always use portable fusion reactors instead.

History

  • 0.17.0:
    • Portable solar panels have Modular armor as pre-requisite.
    • Portable solar panel power output changed from 10kW to 30kW, recipe tweaked to require less Solar panels but more Advanced circuits.
  • 0.13.0:
    • Power production increased by a factor of 10.
  • 0.12.0:
    • Power production increased by a factor of 100.

See also

Main article: Portable fusion reactor

Player.png
Player

Recipe

Time icon.png
10
+
Low density structure.png
50
+
Processing unit.png
200
Player.png
1

Total raw

Time icon.png
1k
+
Copper plate.png
1k
+
Plastic bar.png
250
+
Processing unit.png
200
+
Steel plate.png
100

Recipe

Time icon.png
10
+
Low density structure.png
50
+
Processing unit.png
200
Player.png
1

Total raw

Time icon.png
1k
+
Copper plate.png
1k
+
Plastic bar.png
1.5k
+
Processing unit.png
200
+
Steel plate.png
100

Stack size

20

Dimensions

4×4

Placed in

Modular armor.png
Power armor.png
Power armor MK2.png

Power output

750 kW electric

Prototype type

generator-equipment

Internal name

fusion-reactor-equipment

Required technologies

Portable fusion reactor (research).png

Produced by

Assembling machine 1.png
Assembling machine 2.png
Assembling machine 3.png
Player.png

Portable fusion reactors are advanced power generating modules for Modular armor. They generate 750kW of power, equivalent to 25 Portable solar panels, while taking up only a 4×4 grid in size.

Portable fusion reactors are essential items for Power armor and Power armor MK2, as running the many other modules in these armors would take far too many solar panels to be practical.

While Portable fusion reactors can be assembled by hand, the Processing units for it require automated construction to build, so it cannot be built from raw materials by hand.

Portable fusion reactors are, once researched, an unlimited source of energy and require nothing to power it.

Trivia

The model is a reference to the movie Back to the Future, specifically the "Mr. Fusion" item on the back of the DeLorean. The "Mr. Fusion" is itself a riff on "Mr. Coffee," as the prop was a modified coffee maker.

History

  • 0.13.0:
    • Power production increased by a factor of 10.
  • 0.12.0:
    • Power production increased by a factor of 100.

See also

Main article: Energy shield

Player.png
Player

Recipe

Time icon.png
10
+
Advanced circuit.png
5
+
Steel plate.png
10
Player.png
1

Total raw

Time icon.png
57.5
+
Copper plate.png
25
+
Iron plate.png
10
+
Plastic bar.png
10
+
Steel plate.png
10

Recipe

Time icon.png
10
+
Advanced circuit.png
5
+
Steel plate.png
10
Player.png
1

Total raw

Time icon.png
75
+
Copper plate.png
60
+
Iron plate.png
20
+
Plastic bar.png
20
+
Steel plate.png
10

Stack size

20

Dimensions

2×2

Energy consumption

240 kW (electric)

Placed in

Modular armor.png
Power armor.png
Power armor MK2.png

Energy capacity

120 kJ (electric)

Shield hitpoints

50

Energy per hitpoint

20 kJ (electric)

Maximum recharge speed

360

Prototype type

energy-shield-equipment

Internal name

energy-shield-equipment

Required technologies

Energy shield equipment (research).png

Produced by

Assembling machine 1.png
Assembling machine 2.png
Assembling machine 3.png
Player.png

Consumed by

Energy shield MK2.png

The energy shield generates a basic protective shield that can absorb a small amount of damage.

Equipment modules can be used by placing them in the grid that opens by right clicking the armor.

The shield is effectively an extension of HP and has to be brought to 0 for the character to suffer any actual HP damage. Like actual HP, it benefits from the damage reduction attributes of its armor. All damage is split equally between shields, allowing all shields to recharge simultaneously. Energy shields are largely obsoleted by the Energy shield MK2, which offers a vastly increased HP buffer at the cost of demanding more energy per HP.

A shield's maximum recharge rate is based on its energy draw divided by the energy cost per shield point. At 240kW costing 20KJ per shield point, the energy shield MK1 recharges 12 HP per second and takes 4 seconds to recharge from 0 to 50HP. The overall energy demand is extremely high and will stress the suit's solar panels and fusion reactor, so use batteries to maintain your shields under fire.

Mk1 shields have an internal energy buffer of 120kJ, which effectively provide an additional hidden 6HP of shielding and add an extra .5 seconds to fully recharge.

The purple energy shield bar below the health bar.

History

  • 0.13.0:
    • Power consumption increased by a factor of 10.
  • 0.12.0:
    • Power consumption increased by a factor of 100.

See also

Main article: Energy shield MK2 Energy shield MK2

Main article: Night vision Night vision

Main article: Personal laser defense Personal laser defense

Main article: Discharge device Discharge defense

Capsules

Capsules are consumable weapons systems, you pick them up from your inventory and click somewhere in the game world to throw one at that position. Early in the game, these take the form of instant effect grenades that detonate upon reaching the location they were thrown to.

Main article: Basic grenade Basic grenade

Main article: Poison capsule Poison capsule

Main article: Slowdown capsule Slowdown capsule

With the midgame comes access to combat robot capsules, which are deployed the exact same way as previous capsules, only they deploy different forms of hovering robots, with various behaviours.

Follower robot count: Defender capsule and Destroyer capsule are limited in how many robots can actually be used by your Follower robot count research. Attempting to deploy more robots beyond the amount allowed will cause the oldest existing combat robot to instantly explode until the total number returns to this limit. Distractor capsules do not count and can be deployed in whatever numbers the player can put out.

Main article: Defender capsule Defender capsule

Main article: Distractor capsule Distractor capsule

Main article: Destroyer capsule Destroyer capsule

Finally, there is a special piece of equipment, requiring the Discharge defense module in an equipped armor in order to function.

Main article: Basic electric discharge defense remote Basic electric discharge defense remote

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