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Radiation - Suit Protection & Damage Resistance

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Radiation is a type of environmental damage in Starfield. Learn how to get radiation protection from solar and nuclear damages, hazard resistances and fix depleted suit protection.

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What Is Radiation?

Radiation Is A Type Of Environmental Damage

Starfield Radiation

Your radar will display a red warning when it detects an excessive level of radiation on the area, which can come from various sources, including solar and nuclear radiation.

Caused By Planetary Effects

Starfield Radiation

Planet Earth serves as a prime example of an extreme environment, primarily due to the intense solar radiation resulting from its depleted Magnetosphere. For a deeper understanding of this phenomenon, you can explore further information at the United Colonies Hall which you can encounter during the Supra Et Ultra mission.

Extreme Environment - How To Remove Environmental Damage?

How To Get Radiation Protection

Get Rank 3 Environmental Conditioning Skill

Environmental ConditioningEnvironmental Conditioning
Rank 1
Gain 10 resistance to Airborne environmental damage.
Rank 2
Gain 10 resistance to Thermal environmental damage.
Rank 3
Gain 10 resistance to Corrosive and Radiation environmental damage.
Rank 4
Reduced chance to gain afflictions from environmental damage sources.

You may encounter significant radiation exposure while surveying planets and from nuclear contaminants that will likely deal damage overtime. Unlocking the Environmental Conditioning skill and upgrading it is crucial for managing not only radiation hazards but also other forms of environmental damage as well.

Best Skills Tier - Priority & Best Early Skills

Choose Equipment With Radiation Resistance To Protect Yourself From Radiation

Starfield Radiation Equipment With Radiation Resistance

Remember to regularly inspect the radiation rating of your spacesuit to determine its capacity for shielding you from radiation. In challenging situations, your top priority should be selecting the spacesuit with the highest Radiation Armor stat.

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How To Fix Depleted Suit Protection

When your suit's protection is depleted, there are a couple of steps you can take to address the issue effectively. First, head back to your starship or seek refuge in a secure building to regenerate your suit's protection. These environments typically offer a safe space for recharging your equipment's protective systems.

Buy Ships - Locations & How to Go

Get More Suit Protection By Upgrading Your Equipment

Additionally, if you want to stay longer in harsh conditions, it's worth considering equipment enhancements. This might involve upgrading your current suit or acquiring new gear designed to provide superior protection against external hazards, ensuring your safety in challenging environments.

Crafting - How To Craft Weapons & Armor?

How To Cure Radiation Damage

How To Get Rid Of Radiation Status Effect?

Starfield How To Cure Airborne Damage

You can't count on food or medicine to heal environmental damage. Head back inside your spaceship to recover your health. You can pass the time by resting in your bed or any available seat to speed up the healing process until the harmful effects of radiation fade away.

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