Bionic spine

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Bionic spine

Bionic spine

An advanced artificial spine. A biogel nerve bundle runs down an articulated plasteel core, surrounded by a lattice-dust healing system. It matches the performance of a biological spine.

Base Stats

Medical ItemsBody Parts
Market Value
1030 Silver
2 kg


Crafted At
Fabrication bench
Required Research
Bionic replacements
Skill Required
Crafting 8
Work To Make
26,000 ticks (7.22 mins)
Resources to make
Plasteel 15 + Advanced component 4
TechHediff, Bionic

A Bionic Spine is a spine body part replacement. It provides 100% efficiency.


Bionic spines can be crafted at a Fabrication bench once the Bionic replacements research project has been completed. They require Plasteel 15 Plasteel, Advanced component 4 Advanced component, 26,000 ticks (7.22 mins) of work, and a Crafting skill of 8.

They can also be bought from exotic traders, Empire traders, and at Outlander faction bases. They are also sometimes offered as a quest reward.


The bionic spine prevents and cures the bad back condition but otherwise provides no other statistical, curative or preventative benefit.


Installing the part requires 2,500 ticks (41.67 secs) of work, 2x medicine of ?? quality or better, and a Medical skill of 5.

Removing the part requires ? of work, ?x medicine of ?? quality or better, and a Medical skill of ?.

If the operation fails, the part has a chance[What Chance?] to be destroyed.


As it does not provide additional efficiency, it's best as a replacement body part. Bionic spines can cure colonists with scarred or shattered spines, as well as the bad back condition from old age. These conditions are otherwise only curable with Luciferium or a Healer mech serum.

The bionic spine can also be useful to give to body modders for a mood buff without affecting any stats.

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