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Ability: Dark Mode

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Overview[edit | edit source]

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Dark Mode grants stealth to your starship, but lowers your shields while active. Dark Mode can only be activated outside of combat and will drop if combat is engaged or when you interact with an object or contact. It is only available on Section 31 vessels: Section 31 Command Heavy Battlecruiser and Section 31 Intel Science Destroyer.

When activated, your shields will drop for a few seconds before Dark Mode fully engages. The strength of the stealth effect is determined by your starship's auxiliary power setting.

Note: Traits and other abilities that interact with cloaking devices will also interact with Dark Mode appropriately - it is a cosmetic-only variant of a standard Cloak.

Basic Information[edit | edit source]

  • Profession: Any
  • Locale: Space
  • Game Description:

Detailed Information[edit | edit source]

  • Used by:
  • Target: Self
  • Ability Type: Toggle
  • Activation: 3 sec
  • Recharge Time: 20 sec

Ability Ranks[edit | edit source]

Ability/User Rank CD Ability Effects
N/A 1m
  • Dark Mode:
Starship Stealth
Targets Self
After 3 sec, +5,084.1 Stealth
-5 Current Shield Power per sec
+50 Defense Rating
After exiting Dark Mode, +15% Bonus Damage for 5 sec


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See also: Starship Separation