Block

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Blocks are the simplest components and are used to frame and armour a vessel.


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Structural[edit | edit source]

Structural Block Types[edit | edit source]

Statistics are given per m3. For convenience, we will assume that metric units are used throughout. Water then has a density of 0.375 t per m3, 37.5% of its real-world density.

Block Health Armour Weight Material RP Notes
Wood 180 3 10 1 10
Reinforced Decking 265 9 25 3 42.5
Stone 300 7 40 2 30
Metal 350 15 40 5 65
Light-weight Alloy 260 13 5 5 170
Lead 300 4 200 3 200
Heavy Armour 1000 40 200 40 400 Takes EMP as damage even without the skills/perks.
ERA 100 3 40 5 0 Repair cost is only 1/4th the normal cost.

Shapes[edit | edit source]

Wood, Metal, and Light-Weight Alloy blocks come in different lengths and shapes besides the standard 1x1x1 basic block.

Effective volume[edit | edit source]

Each has an effective volume that scales health, weight, and cost.

If health scale differs from the rest, it is noted in parentheses.

Shape \ Length 1 m 2 m 3 m 4 m
Block/Beam 1 2 (2.5) 3 (4.11) 4 (6)
Down Slope 0.5 1 1.5 2
Square Corner 0.25 0.5 0.75 1
Slope Diagonal Cut 2
Triangle Corner 0.25 0.5 0.75 1
Inverted Triangle Corner 0.75 1.5 2.25 3

Drag[edit | edit source]

Shape \ Length 1m 2m 3m 4m Required open faces
Forward Up Side Forward Up Side Forward Up Side Forward Up Side
Block/Beam 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 n/a
Down Slope 0.4 0.4 1 0.2 0.8 1 0.13 1 1 0.1 1 1 forward, up
Square Corner 0.3 0.4 0.3 0.15 0.4 0.3 0.1 0.4 0.3 0.08 0.4 0.3 up, side
Triangle Corner 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.15 0.3 0.3 0.1 0.3 0.3 0.08 0.3 0.3 up, side
Inverted Triangle Corner 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.2 0.4 0.4 0.13 0.4 0.4 0.1 0.4 0.4 up, side
Slope Diagonal Cut 1 0.4 0.4 up, side

ERA[edit | edit source]

Main article: ERA


Explosive Reactive Armour (like its sloped variant, which is not structural) detonates when below half health or touched by a HEAT stream, causing the following effects:

  • If triggered by a HEAT stream, the stream ends immediately.
  • All non-CRAM projectiles within 2.25 m are removed.
  • All non-CRAM projectiles within 16 m and 30 degrees of the armour's facing are removed.
  • ERA armour reduces all explosive damage and radius to 20% of original (Added 1.964)

Non-Structural[edit | edit source]

Block Health Armour Weight (t) Material RP Notes
Glass 60 1 0.1 2 50 Visual cameras can see through glass.
Surge Protector 250 5 0.1 25 210 Absorbs EMP damage at 90% resistance.
ERA Slope 50 3 0.2 2.5 0 Repair cost is only 1/4th the normal cost. Works like normal ERA (see above).
Applique Panel 450 3 0.1 4 0 Has an airgap on the front and back of the armour plate.
Rubber 100 3 0.2 75 5 Does not deal or receive collision damage. Low radar-, and sonar-return.
Light Block 50 3 0.01 20 3000 Cannot be hit by projectiles, nor collide with blocks or the ground.