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==Engines Introduction==
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[[file:legendary_engine.png|thumb|A Legendary Engine]]
 
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Engines are items that primarily affect movement within the game.
 
Engines are items that primarily affect movement within the game.
  
Engines can be used by any ship, making them very flexible and highly-desired.
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They can be used by any ship, making them very flexible and highly-desired.
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Engines currently cannot be found as NPC loot drops.
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* [http://www.theinfiniteblack.com/community/tib/leaderboards/Items.aspx?t=Engine&i=Gravity Gravity Drive]
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* [http://www.theinfiniteblack.com/community/tib/leaderboards/Items.aspx?t=Engine&i=Skip Skip Drive]
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* [http://www.theinfiniteblack.com/community/tib/leaderboards/Items.aspx?t=Engine&i=Stealth Stealth Drive]
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* [http://www.theinfiniteblack.com/community/tib/leaderboards/Items.aspx?t=Engine&i=Neutron Neutron Drive]
  
 
==Gravity Drives==
 
==Gravity Drives==
* All [[rarities]] provide +1 [[EquipPoints]]
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* All [[Rarity]] versions provide +1 [[EquipPoints]]
 
* Provides a %-chance of jumping instantly.
 
* Provides a %-chance of jumping instantly.
 
** %-chance increases with rarity
 
** %-chance increases with rarity
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* Originally released as a limited-edition item celebrating The Infinite Black's 1-Year Anniversary
 
* Originally released as a limited-edition item celebrating The Infinite Black's 1-Year Anniversary
 
* Now obtained with [[Reward Points]] and as [[contest]] prizes.
 
* Now obtained with [[Reward Points]] and as [[contest]] prizes.
 
  
 
==Skip Drives==
 
==Skip Drives==
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* Silent movement
 
* Silent movement
 
** Masks which direction a ship moves to in the Events chat log.
 
** Masks which direction a ship moves to in the Events chat log.
** Stealthed players cannot be Followed.
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** Stealthed players cannot be followed by enemies (allies are able to follow), except by ships using Scout [[Specials]]
 
* Invisible to Scanning
 
* Invisible to Scanning
 
** Cannot be seen on the map with [[corporation]] [[Technology]] "Scanners"
 
** Cannot be seen on the map with [[corporation]] [[Technology]] "Scanners"
** Will not be seen on the map by Scout [[Specials]] unless the Scout is a higher rarity than the Stealth Drive
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** Cannot be seen on the map by [[Scout]] [[Specials]]
* Wyrd [[Assassin]] ships have a built-in ultra-rare Stealth Drive
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** [[Hardcore Mode]] accounts will ''always'' be seen on the map.
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* [[Wyrd Assassin]] ships have a built-in ultra-rare Stealth Drive
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* Obtained by reaching level 15 on a new account (1% [[Durability]], Common [[rarity]])
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* Obtained by using [[Reward Points]]
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==Neutron Drive==
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* The engine reduces movement speed to 2.5 seconds, and consumes Dark Matter [[resources]] to do so.
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* Neutron Drives cannot be repaired with [[Engineering]].
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==Unreleased Engines==
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These Engines are listed on the [[Web Tools]] site, but are currently not available inside the game.
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* Fission Drive
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* Fusion Drive
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* Impulse Drive

Latest revision as of 23:05, 22 October 2016

A Legendary Engine

Engines are items that primarily affect movement within the game.

They can be used by any ship, making them very flexible and highly-desired.

Engines currently cannot be found as NPC loot drops.

Gravity Drives

  • All Rarity versions provide +1 EquipPoints
  • Provides a %-chance of jumping instantly.
    •  %-chance increases with rarity
    • Instant jumps do not consume Hyper Drive
  • Can be equipped and unequipped in any sector as long as no enemies are present.
  • Originally released as a limited-edition item celebrating The Infinite Black's 1-Year Anniversary
  • Now obtained with Reward Points and as contest prizes.

Skip Drives

  • All jumps become instant
  •  %-chance on jump of losing 1% durability
    • higher-rarity skip drives have reduced chance of durability loss
  • Can be equipped and unequipped in any sector as long as no enemies are present.
  • Only obtainable as contest prizes

Stealth Drives

  • Silent movement
    • Masks which direction a ship moves to in the Events chat log.
    • Stealthed players cannot be followed by enemies (allies are able to follow), except by ships using Scout Specials
  • Invisible to Scanning
  • Wyrd Assassin ships have a built-in ultra-rare Stealth Drive
  • Obtained by reaching level 15 on a new account (1% Durability, Common rarity)
  • Obtained by using Reward Points

Neutron Drive

  • The engine reduces movement speed to 2.5 seconds, and consumes Dark Matter resources to do so.
  • Neutron Drives cannot be repaired with Engineering.

Unreleased Engines

These Engines are listed on the Web Tools site, but are currently not available inside the game.

  • Fission Drive
  • Fusion Drive
  • Impulse Drive