Substrate global abilities

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Calling orbital support actions and installing global upgrades to your forces are both accomplished by spending Quanta, which is generated by Quantum Relay (PHC) and Quantum Archive (Substrate) buildings.

  • Each building produces one Quantum per second. Building multiples is generally recommended.
  • Every time you call an orbital or install a global upgrade, that action’s cost increases. Orbitals also have cooldowns

between uses.

  • Orbitals are powerful single-shot actions that have an often-dramatic effect on the battlefield. Additionally, both the

PHC and Substrate have economic orbitals that have subtler but equally important effects.

Support Orbitals

  • Overcharge - Temporarily boost a single Power Generator or Amplifier's output with a short-lived unstable

quantum linkage.

  • Regenerate - Quickly restores shield integrity in a small area via controlled disruption of the magnetosphere.
  • Sensor Drone - Teleports a sensor drone in to scan the target location and provide live intelligence until it is

destroyed.

  • Boost - Permanently increase a Power Generator or Amplifier's output via careful modulation of quantum pairs.

This can be done three times per region, with diminishing returns.

Offensive Orbitals

  • Drone Swarm - Gate an assault drone swarm to any location you can see with medium-range quantum

teleportation.

  • Kill - Cause incredible damage to a single Dreadnought by teleporting a swarm of destructive nanites directly

into its inner systems.

  • Avatar - Summons an armed and battle-ready scout craft from orbit.
  • Detonate - Enormous destructive force in an area is concentrated with a sprinkling of small antimatter charges

from orbit.