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Brief Capacitor

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This is the first or lowest level of the Tech Base Battery Items.

Battery items provide temporary backup power for devices in the same room. They are normally used by PvP bases, so their devices can be kept operational for a short period of time if the main Power Unit fails.

Occasionally, Batteries can also be used as temporary solution for a base with power requirements slightly over the max output of their main power unit, however this use is not common, as batteries have usually extremely long recharge times.

60 Seconds 120 Seconds 240 Seconds 480 Seconds
Brief Capacitor Backup Capacitor Emergency Capacitor Aeon Capacitor


This is a basic backup battery unit, capable of energizing a few devices for 60 seconds.

Additional Information

Front View
Selection Box and Torch shown for size reference.
Base Element Type Battery Item
Price 10,000 prestige
Issue Added Issue 6, Updated Issue 13
Device Rank 1 of 4
Energy Produced 500 (for 60 seconds)
Crafted at Not Crafted
Purchase Tab Tech Energy Item Tab
Allowed "Aux" Items None
Arcane Equivalent Mana Crystal

Historical Information

Badge time.png This section contains information that no longer applies to the current version of City of Heroes Freedom. It is provided for historical purposes.
Price  ??? prestige
Issue Added Issue 6Issue 12
Crafted at Not Crafted
Purchase Tab Tech Energy Item Tab
Allowed "Aux" Items None

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