Shields

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Shields is a type of defensive ship component that absorbs beam weapon damage to a ship or fleet. When a ship with a positive Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Shield Strength Stat Icon.png Shield Strength is hit by a Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Beam Attack Stat Icon.png Beam weapon attack, the damage is subtracted from the Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Shield Strength Stat Icon.png Shield Strength, instead of the Unrecognized icon nameGC3 HitPoints Icon.png Hit Points, at a rate of 50%. If the attacking ship has the Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Beam Attack Stat Icon.png Shield Punch augment, the attack ignores the 50% damage reduction and subtracts all of the damage from the Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Shield Strength Stat Icon.png Shield Strength.

Shields in Crusade[edit | edit source]

These shields absorb Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Beam Attack Stat Icon.png Beam Attack damage to an individual ship.

Shield Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Shield Strength Stat Icon.png Shield Strength Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Shield System Mass Icon.png Shield Mass Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Productive Ability Icon.png Shield Cost Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Ship Maintenance Stat Icon.png Ship Maintenance Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Fortitude Icon.png Fortitude Technology Required
Deflectors 4 4 30 1 0.2 Unrecognized icon nameGC3 S Ships Icon.png Defense Systems
Shield Generators 6 6 60 1 0.4 Unrecognized icon nameGC3 S Ships Icon.png Shield Systems
Barrier Fields 8 9 80 1 0.6 Unrecognized icon nameGC3 S Ships Icon.png Barrier Field Generation
Force Fields 10 10 100 1 0.8 Unrecognized icon nameGC3 S Ships Icon.png Force Fields
Invulnerability Field 12 12 120 1 1.0 Unrecognized icon nameGC3 S Ships Icon.png Invulnerability

Shield support modules in Crusade[edit | edit source]

These modules provide Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Shield Strength Stat Icon.png Shield Strength bonuses to an entire fleet, typically using Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Icon Elerium.png Elerium.

Module Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Fortitude Icon.png Fortitude Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Value Icon.png Value Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Productive Ability Icon.png Construction Cost Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Generic Stat Icon.png Mass Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Shield Strength Stat Icon.png Shield Strength Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Colony Maintenance Stat Icon.png Maintenance Resources Technology
Field Generator 1 2 18 15 +5 1 None Unrecognized icon nameGC3 S Ships Icon.png Shield Support Systems
Field Augmentation Array 2 4 34 15 +25% 1 1 Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Icon Elerium.png Elerium Unrecognized icon nameGC3 S Ships Icon.png Shield Augmentation
Leaching Field 3 6 65 15 -50% enemy 1 1 Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Icon Elerium.png Elerium Unrecognized icon nameGC3 S Ships Icon.png Energy Field Manipulation
Barrier Field Generator 4 8 65 15 +20 1 1 Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Icon Elerium.png Elerium Unrecognized icon nameGC3 S Ships Icon.png Energy Field Manipulation
Precursor Protection Field* 3 6 65 15 +50% fleet 1 3 Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Icon Durantium.png Durantium, 3 Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Icon Elerium.png Elerium, 3 Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Icon Antimatter.png Antimatter Unrecognized icon nameArtifact Stat Icon.png Precursor Mysteries
Divine Temple* 3 6 65 15 +50% fleet 1 3 Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Icon Durantium.png Durantium, 3 Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Icon Elerium.png Elerium, 3 Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Icon Antimatter.png Antimatter Unrecognized icon nameGC3 S Ships Icon.png Divine Fleets
Zalon Defense System* 2 5 128 5 -15% enemy 1 1 Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Icon Durantium.png Durantium, 1 Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Icon Elerium.png Elerium, 1 Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Icon Antimatter.png Antimatter Unrecognized icon nameGC3 S Ships Icon.png Zalon Defense System
  • The Precursor Protection Field and Divine Temple also provide +50% Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Point Defense Stat Icon.png Point Defense and +50% Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Armor Rating Stat Icon.png Armor Rating
  • The Zalon Defense System also provides +15% Unrecognized icon nameGC3 AllWeapons Icon.png All Weapons to fleet and -15% Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Point Defense Stat Icon.png Point Defense, -15% Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Armor Rating Stat Icon.png Armor Rating to enemies

Shields in the Lost Treasures DLC[edit | edit source]

Force Bubble[edit | edit source]

The Force Bubble is available from the Force Bubble event.

Choice Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Shield Strength Stat Icon.png Shield Strength Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Threat Icon.png Threat Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Shield System Mass Icon.png Shield Mass Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Productive Ability Icon.png Shield Cost Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Ship Maintenance Stat Icon.png Ship Maintenance
Benevolent 15 1 15 120 0
Malevolent 50 1 15 120 0