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Instability Drive
Instability Drive
Category Starship - Interplanetary
Type Pulse Engine Upgrade
Updated Synthesis

Instability Drive is a starship technology.


Instability Drive is a starship technology that increases Pulse Engine fuel efficiency.

Game description[]

A highly advanced upgrade for the Pulse Engine, vastly increasing fuel efficiency.

Tritium supplies are redirected into a cycle of miniature black holes. Resulting micro-gravity fluctuations are harnessed to boost starship propulsion beyond conventional combustion-based approaches.


The blueprint can be acquired from Iteration Hyperion on board Space Anomaly for 460 NANITES.png.


Instability Drive can be built using a blueprint and the following ingredients:

Instability Drive can be repaired using the following ingredients:

Instability Drive can be dismantled after construction, returning the following ingredients:

Additional information[]

  • Gives a bonus to the speed and maneuverability if the upgrade is installed next to the Pulse Engine or other Pulse Engine Upgrades.

Release history[]