Shielding


[R/A]
A Point spent on this Quality can gives the character a built-in shield (either energy based or material).
It gives a +1 bonus to Block and allows Block to be used against ranged attacks.

A Point spent on this Quality can increase Block or Resist Damage rolls by +2.

Two Points spent on this Quality gives the character an energy shield that can provide Cover for the character.
It has a Resilience and Size equal to the character’s Firepower Stat.

An Additional Point spent on this Quality gives the character the ability to expand the shield to cover up to an Area by spending one EC.
The duration of the expanded shield is one phase.