Bionic eye

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Bionic eye

Bionic eye

An advanced artifical[sic] eye. With its biogel nerve-link, internal signal pre-processor, and wide-spectrum sensors, it is better than a biological eye in almost every way. A lattice-dust healing system allows it to recover from damage.


Base Stats

Type
Medical ItemsBody Parts
Market Value
1030 Silver.png

Creation

Skill required
Crafting 8
Work To Make
26,000 ticks (7.22 mins)
Resources to make
Plasteel.png 15 + Advanced component.png 4
Technical
thingSetMakerTags
RewardStandardMidFreq
techHediffsTags
Advanced
tradeTags
TechHediff, Bionic


A Bionic eye is an artificial eye that can replace a natural one through implant surgery. Unlike their natural counterparts, bionic eyes do not scar. They have 125% efficiency, which on average increases a colonist's sight by 12.5% for each one installed.Since the game gives a greater weighting on the more capable part when calculating sight, with it contributing to 75% of a pawn's sight capability, installing a single bionic eye increases sight by 19%, and a second increases it by 6% to the expected 125%.

Acquistion

Bionic eyes can be crafted at a fabrication bench for 15 plasteel and 4 advanced components or purchased from traders. Installing a bionic eye requires 3 medicine.

They require a crafting skill of 8.

Analysis

Bionic eyes can be useful for gunners or snipers who will shoot enemies from a distance as a boost to sight can increase accuracy. Bionic eyes can also be used to "cure" cataracts in aged colonists.

As with all bionics, it will give a mood buff to anyone with the Transhumanist trait and a heavy penalty to anyone with the Body purist trait.

Version history

  • 0.7.581 - Added
  • Beta 19 - received a nerf to efficiency but is now craftable.