Prosthetic arm

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Prosthetic arm

Prosthetic arm

An arm prosthesis. While it lacks a neural interface, its complex arrangement of internal joints allows it to mimic natural movement quite convincingly. Still, it is inferior to a real arm.


Base Stats

Type
Medical ItemsBody Parts
Market Value
260 Silver.png

Melee Combat

Mode
Melee
Melee Attack 1
Fist
8.2 dmg (Punch)
2 seconds cooldown
12% armor penetration
Melee Average DPS
4.1
Melee Average AP
12%

Creation

Crafted At
MachiningTable.png
Required Research
Prosthetics
Skill Required
Crafting 5
Work To Make
15,000 ticks (4.17 mins)
Resources to make
Steel.png 40 + Component.png 4
Technical
techHediffsTags
Simple
tradeTags
TechHediff


Simple prosthetic arms can sometimes be purchased from traders. A simple prosthetic arm has 50% efficiency. Therefore, one simple prosthetic arm and one healthy arm provide 75% manipulation. Having two simple prosthetic arms provide 50% manipulation.

If the doctor performing the operation to install a prosthetic arm fails a skill check during the operation then the prosthetic arm is destroyed.

Summary

Installing requires 2,500 ticks (41.67 secs) of work, and a Medical skill of 4.

Acquisition

A prosthetic arm can be crafted at a machining table once the Prosthetics research is completed. It requires Steel.png 40 Steel, Component.png 4 Component, 15,000 ticks (4.17 mins), and a Crafting skill of 5.

Analysis

The prosthetic arm can be used on essential pawns missing arms before Bionics have been researched, such as the only grower in the colony or the best shooter in a hardcore playthrough. Although they are inferior to normal arms, they may be necessary to ensure the survival of the colony.

Version history

  • 0.19.2009 - renamed from Simple prosthetic arm and made craftable.