SH-32 Shield Generator Pack

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Encloses the wearer in a spherical shield which blocks high-speed projectiles. Has a limited lifetime once deployed.

— Ship Management Terminal


The SH-32 Shield Generator Pack is a defensive backpack Stratagem able to protect the wearer from most damage. Despite the description, the shield is quite effective against Terminids' melee attacks, and does not have any kind of duration/lifetime/power restrictions.

Stats

SH-32 Shield Generator Pack
Main Health 400
Main Armor Armor AV4 Icon.png Medium II
Shield Capacity 150
Shield Regen 150 shield/s
Shield Regen Delay 60 s
Shield Broken Delay 12 s
Shield Radius 1 m
Cooldown 480 sec
Call-in Time 5 s

The shield itself is not armored, the health and armor values are for the pack itself.

Tactical Information

  • The shield provides 360º protection.
  • While the shield is active, the wearer is also immune to crowd control effect such as the spit from a Bile Titan, the knockback from rockets and puffball mushrooms, and the slowing effect of frost plants.
  • The shield backpack is able to provide cover for your buddy if you're operating a crew weapon like the Recoilless Rifle or Autocannon.
  • Some melee attacks from smaller Terminids will sometimes ignore the shield and hit the wearer directly, though it's hard to say why.
  • K-2 Throwing Knives have similarly been reported as able to bypass the SH-32's shield under certain circumstances.

Known Bugs

  • 1.000.300: The SG-8P Punisher Plasma cannot be used within the barrier of a Shield Generator Pack. The projectile will explode upon leaving the barrel when under the effects of this utility.
    • 1.000.302: Firing the Punisher Plasma while wearing a shield backpack no longer damages the Helldiver.
  • 1.000.304: "Hand Carts" Ship module does not reduce Shield Generator Pack's cooldown.

Applicable Ship Modules

The following Ship Modules affect the SH-32 Shield Generator Pack:

Department Ship Module Effect
Patriotic Administration Center Hand Carts Reduces the cooldown of the stratagem from 8:00 to 7:12.

Media

Tutorial Video Demonstrating Use of the SH-32 Shield Generator Pack

Change History

Patch
Description

1.000.403
2024-06-25

Fixes

  • Fixed the Plasma Punisher being unable to shoot out of the SH-32 Shield Generator Pack and the FX-12 Shield Generator.

1.000.302
2024-05-07

Fixes

  • Firing the Punisher Plasma while wearing a shield backpack no longer damages the Helldiver.

1.000.100
2024-03-06

Changes

  • Increased the delay before recharging.