Mind Shield (EU2012)
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Developed using the cybernetic implants we removed from the skull of the Ethereal alien species, this device should allow for a greater resistance to offensive psi attacks.
Source: XCOM: Enemy Unknown (2012)
- Gives additional 30% protection from psi attacks. Gives additional 30% chance to psi attacks.
- Having an Assault with a Mind Shield equipped can allow them to approach an Ethereal and Rapid Fire them. Should they miss, (which is unlikely) there is now a negligible chance that they will be mind controlled and used against you.
- While described as a Mind "Shield", the Will bonus is generic and is equally useful for boosting offensive Psi abilities.
- Unlike the Psi Armor, which can only be equipped by soldiers that have already tested positive for Psi ability, any soldier can equip Mind Shields.