Hologram bracelet

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hologram bracelet
Charge per Use

5 Fidget cell: 500 usesSolar cell: 500 usesLead-acid cell: 800 usesCombustion cell: 1200 usesChem cell: 2000 usesThermoelectric cell: 8000 usesBiodynamic cell: 12000 usesNuclear cell: 20000 usesAntimatter cell: 40000 usesMecha power core: 100000 uses

Charge Used For

DecoyHologramEmitter

Complexity

4

Tier

4

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Can Disassemble

yes

Can Build

yes

Tinker Skill

Tinker II

Potential
Mods?Mods this item can support
(subject to additional logic & rules)

general, electronics

Character

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ID?Use this ID to Wish for the item

Hologram Bracelet

Worn On

Arm

Spawns in

Items

Extra Info:
hologram bracelet

A plastic band with a recessed button on a chrome faceplate.
"You think this is the real =name=? It is."

Perfect

A hologram bracelet is a wrist-worn artifact which, when worn, powered, and activated, creates a holographic image of the player character at a point you designate within 10 spaces. Hostile creatures that fail a difficulty 15 Intelligence save will prioritize attacking the hologram over you. Holograms are immune to damage, normality fields, and EMP effects, though the bracelet itself is still vulnerable to EMP. The hologram will move with the opposite inputs relative to you, e.g. if you move one space to the right, the hologram will move one space to the left. The hologram will not move through walls or other objects that block movement. Once the hologram is active, it has functionally infinite range, so long as it still has clearance to move. An active bracelet consumes very little charge per turn; it takes roughly 20 turns for an active hologram bracelet to consume 1% of a chem cell's charge.

If the quest More Than a Willing Spirit is completed by or before reaching level 12, the player will be rewarded with a hologram bracelet.

Tips

This section is opinion-based. Your mileage may vary.
  • An excellent resource for helping to fight high-tier enemies, such as chrome pyramids. The hologram can completely distract them (or in the case of chrome pyramids, even trick them into blowing themselves up).

Trivia

Caution: This article or section contains unverified speculation and should not be considered canonical.
  • The movie Total Recall includes a wrist-worn hologram device that is similar to Qud's hologram bracelet. It also emits a holographic mirror-image of the user that sometimes appears to move in the opposite direction of the real wearer. While using the hologram device in that movie, Quaid (played by Arnold Schwarzenegger) speaks the line, "You think this is the real Quaid? It is."[1]
  • Currently, activating a hologram bracelet will reset the hostility of creatures in the zone to the appropriate level for your reputation with them. This means that if they were only hostile to you because you attacked them or an ally, they will no longer be.[1]

References