Solar Mining is a technology on the Applied Sciences technology tree with a research cost of 7500 Science. It unlocks 2 battle cards, needs research in Tectonic Engineering or in Wave Function Control and allows further research in Pervasive Etching and Self Replicating Structures.

"Advances in fields and shielding technology as well as advanced materials finally permit the unimaginable -- setting up mining colonies capable of orbiting close to a star, harvesting both rare materials and pure energy."

Energy AbsorptionEdit


Battle card


  • +40% efficiency on shields (block: +10%)
  • -20% efficiency on deflectors (block: +20%)

​Counters Offense.

Target LockedEdit


Battle card


  • +20% beam damage (block: +10%)
  • +10% accuracy on Medium Range Weapon (block: +10%)

Counters Tactics.