A starship can have only one type of armor installed. To surround a starshipís hull in armor or to upgrade the armor, a character must succeed at a Craft (structural) check (DC 30) after investing 600 hours in its assembly. A character without a mechanical tool kit takes a Ė4 penalty on the skill check. The character must also make a Wealth check against the armorís (or upgraded armorís) purchase DC.
Different types of starship armor are presented below.
Hardness: The amount of damage the armor absorbs from a weapon hit or collision.
Tactical Speed Penalty: The amount by which the armor reduces the starshipís tactical speed, given in feet and squares.
Weight: The armorís weight.
Purchase DC: The armorís purchase DC.
Restriction: The restriction rating of the armor.
- PL 5
- PL 6
- PL 7
- PL 8