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Thermal - Suit Protection & Damage Resistance

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Thermal is a type of environmental damage in Starfield. Learn how to get Thermal resistances for ambient cold, frozen and deep freeze including how to fix depleted suit protection.

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What Is Thermal?

Thermal Is A Type Of Extreme Environmental Effect

Starfield Thermal

Your radar will display an orange warning when it detects high levels of Extreme Ambient Cold which you can encounter on Frozen Planets or Moons.

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Ambient Cold Are Caused By Planetary Effects

You might come across thermal environmental damage on icy planets or moons with Frozen or Deep Freeze temperatures. Check the list of planets to identify the locations where you might encounter this issue, so you can make necessary preparations in advance.

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How To Get Thermal Protection

Get Rank 2 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.

When you're Surveying and exploring really cold locations, you need to deal with problems related to Frozen temperature. To handle these thermal issues and avoid sustaining damage, it's really important to get the Environmental Skill and upgrade it to deal with these kind of environment.

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Select Equipment That Can Withstand Frozen Temperatures

Starfield Thermal  Select Equipment That Can Withstand Frozen Temperatures

Remember to inspect the thermal stat of your equipment to determine its capacity for shielding you from the cold. Your can ignore the other environmental stats and prioritize selecting the spacesuit with the highest Thermal Armor stat when necessary.

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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.

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Upgrade Your Equipment To Get More Suit Protection

Moreover, if you intend to withstand challenging conditions for an extended period, it's a good idea to consider equipment upgrades. This might involve improving your current suit or acquiring new gear designed to provide better protection against external hazards.

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How To Cure Thermal Damage

How To Get Rid Of Thermal Status Effect?

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Food or medicine aid may not be able to help you recover from environmental damage. Instead, return to your spaceship to restore your health. You can spend your time resting in your bed or any available seat to expedite the healing process until the thermal's harmful effects have dissipated.

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