Lifeform Building/Research Cost Calculator

Lifeform Overview

Human Buildings

Residential Sector
The residential sector provides accommodation for T1 Humans. Each level increases the living space and growth rate on the planet.
Biosphere Farm
With each level, the expansion of the Biosphere Farm increases the storage capacity and amount of food produced per second.
Research Centre
The Research Centre unlocks the tech tree for Humans, and the costs and duration of research of new technologies decrease with each level.
Academy of Sciences
At the Academy, T1 Humans are trained up into T2 Humans. Each level increases the number of trained individuals.
Neuro-Calibration Centre
T2 Humans are trained up into T3 Humans in the Neuro-Calibration Centre. Each level increases the number of trained individuals.
High Energy Smelting
High Energy Smelting increases the planet’s metal production with each level.
Food Silo
The Food Silo makes it possible to distribute food more efficiently. Each level increases the maximum amount of food, reduces the food consumption of T1 Humans on this planet and increases the speed at which the number of T1, T2 and T3 Humans increases.
Fusion-Powered Production
Fusion-Powered Production increases crystal and deuterium production on the planet with each level.
Skyscraper
The Skyscraper provides accommodation for numerous individuals. Each level increases the maximum number of Humans on the planet and the speed at which the number of T1, T2 and T3 Humans increases.
Biotech Lab
The Biotech Lab increases the planet’s food production with each level.
Metropolis
The Metropolis improves all technologies on this planet.
Planetary Shield
The Planetary Shield protects some of the people on the planet in the event of an attack. The number of people protected increases with each level.

Human Research

Intergalactic Envoys
Intergalactic Envoys are capable of detecting extra-terrestrial civilisations. They also reduced the duration of exploration flights to detect other lifeforms in the Galaxy view with each level. However, exploration is not without danger, and ships are occasionally lost in the endeavour.
High-Performance Extractors
High-Performance Extractors increase the production of metal, crystals and deuterium on all planets with each level.
Fusion Drives
This advancement in drive technology makes civilian ships faster. Each level increases the speed.
Stealth Field Generator
Stealth Field Generators reduce the costs and duration of researching spy tech.
Orbital Den
A portion of the resource supplies will be stored here safe from plundering. The den increases the storage capacity.
Research AI
The Research AI allows research projects to be completed much faster. Each level increases the speed of research.
High-Performance Terraformer
The High-Performance Terraformer reduces the costs, energy required and duration of building the terraformer with each level.
Enhanced Production Technologies
Enhanced Production Technologies increase the production of metal, crystals and deuterium on all planets with each level.
Light Fighter Mk II
Researching the Light Fighter Mk II increases the structural integrity, shield strength, firepower, cargo capacity and basic speed of Light Fighters with each level.
Cruiser Mk II
Researching the Cruiser Mk II increases the structural integrity, shield strength, firepower, cargo capacity and basic speed of Cruisers with each level.
Improved Lab Technology
With Improved Lab Technology, research projects can be completed much faster. Each level increases the speed of research.
Plasma Terraformer
Researching the Plasma Terraformer reduces the costs, energy required and duration of building the terraformer with each level.
Low-Temperature Drives
Low-Temperature Drives reduce the costs and duration of researching spy tech.
Bomber Mk II
Researching the Bomber Mk II increases the structural integrity, shield strength, firepower, cargo capacity and basic speed of Bombers with each level.
Destroyer Mk II
Researching the Destroyer Mk II increases the structural integrity, shield strength, firepower, cargo capacity and basic speed of Destroyers with each level.
Battlecruiser Mk II
Researching the Battlecruiser Mk II increases the structural integrity, shield strength, firepower, cargo capacity and basic speed of Battlecruisers with each level.
Robot Assistants
With Robot Assistants, research projects can be completed much faster. Each level increases the speed of research.
Supercomputer
With the Supercomputer, astrophysics research projects can be completed much faster. Each level increases the speed of research.

Rock’tal Buildings

Meditation Enclave
The Meditation Enclave provides accommodation for T1 Rock’tal. Each level increases the living space and growth rate on the planet.
Crystal Farm
With each level, the expansion of the Crystal Farm increases the storage capacity and amount of food produced per second.
Rune Technologium
The Rune Technologium unlocks the tech tree for the Rock’tal, and the costs and duration of research of new technologies decreases with each level.
Rune Forge
In the Rune Forge, T1 Rock’tal are reshaped into T2 Rock’tal. Each level increases the number of trained Rock’tal.
Oriktorium
At the Oriktorium, T2 Rock’tal are trained to become T3 Rock’tal. Each level increases the number of trained Rock’tal.
Magma Forge
The Magma Forge increases the planet’s metal production with each level.
Disruption Chamber
The Disruption Chamber makes it possible to produce and distribute energy more efficiently. Each level increases energy production and reduces energy consumption on the planet.
Megalith
The Megalith reduces the costs and construction time for the construction of species-specific Rock’tal buildings with each level.
Crystal Refinery
The Crystal Refinery increases the planet’s crystal production with each level.
Deuterium Synthesiser
The Deuterium Synthesiser increases the production of deuterium on the planet with each level.
Mineral Research Centre
The Mineral Research Centre reduces the construction costs for all resource production buildings with each level.
Advanced Recycling Plant
The Advanced Recycling Plant makes it possible to gain resources from the debris field created following an attack. Each level increases the amount of resources gained.

Rock’tal Research

Volcanic Batteries
Volcanic Batteries increase the production of energy on all planets with each level.
Acoustic Scanning
Researching Acoustic Scanning increases the crystal production on all planets with each level.
High Energy Pump Systems
High Energy Pump Systems increase the production of deuterium on all planets with each level.
Cargo Hold Expansion (Civilian Ships)
The Cargo Hold Expansion increases the cargo capacity of civilian ships on all planets with each level.
Magma-Powered Production
Magma-Powered Production increases the production of metal, crystals and deuterium on all planets with each level.
Geothermal Power Plants
Geothermal Power Plants increase the production of energy on all planets with each level.
Depth Sounding
Researching Depth Sounding increases the metal production on all planets with each level.
Ion Crystal Enhancement (Heavy Fighter)
Researching the Ion Crystal Enhancement increases the structural integrity, shield strength, firepower, cargo capacity and basic speed of Heavy Fighters with each level.
Improved Stellarator
Researching the Improved Stellarator reduces the costs and research time of plasma technology with each level.
Hardened Diamond Drill Heads
Hardened Diamond Drill Heads increase the metal production on all planets with each level.
Seismic Mining Technology
Researching Seismic Mining Technology increases the crystal production on all planets with each level.
Magma-Powered Pump Systems
Magma-Powered Pump Systems increase the production of deuterium on all planets with each level.
Ion Crystal Modules
With each level, Ion Crystal Modules reduce the Crawler’s energy consumption and increase its efficiency.
Optimised Silo Construction Method
Researching the Optimised Silo Construction Method reduces the costs and research time of missile silos with each level.
Diamond Energy Transmitter
Diamond Energy Transmitters reduce the costs and research time of energy technology with each level.
Obsidian Shield Reinforcement
Researching the Obsidian Shield Reinforcement increases the structural integrity, shield strength as well as attack strength of defensive structures.
Rune Shields
Researching Rune Shields reduces the costs and duration of researching Armour Technology with each level.
Rock’tal Collector Enhancement
The class bonuses as Collector increase with each level. All bonuses increase except: • Overloading Crawlers • Discount on acceleration (buildings)

Mechas Buildings

Assembly Line
The Assembly Line provides accommodation for T1 Mechas. Each level increases the living space and growth rate on the planet.
Fusion Cell Factory
With each level, the expansion of the Fusion Cell Factory increases the storage capacity and amount of food produced per second.
Robotics Research Centre
The Robotics Research Centre unlocks the tech tree for Mechas, and the costs and duration for researching new technologies decreases with each level.
Update Network
T1 Mechas are trained up to become T2 Mechas via the Update Network. Each level increases the number of trained Mechas.
Quantum Computer Centre
At the Quantum Computer Centre, T2 Mechas are trained up to become T3 Mechas. Each level increases the number of trained Mechas.
Automatised Assembly Centre
The Automatised Assembly Centre reduces the construction time of ships.
High-Performance Transformer
Each level of the High-Performance Transformer increases energy production on the planet as well as the technology bonus.
Microchip Assembly Line
Improved microchips allow the Mechas to be more efficient. Each level increases food production on the planet and increases the speed at which the number of T1, T2 and T3 Mechas increases.
Production Assembly Hall
New Mechas can now be assembled even faster in the production assembly hall. Each level increases the maximum number of Mechas on the planet and the speed at which the number of T1, T2 and T3 Mechas increases.
High-Performance Synthesiser
The High-Performance Synthesiser increases the production of deuterium on the planet with each level.
Chip Mass Production
Chip Mass Production increases the technology bonus on this planet with every level.
Nano Repair Bots
Each level of Nano Repair Bots increases the number of ships which are left in the wreckage after a battle.

Mechas Research

Catalyser Technology
Researching Catalyser Technology increases the production of deuterium on all planets with each level.
Plasma Drive
Researching the Plasma Drive increases the speed of all ships (excluding Deathstars) with each level.
Efficiency Module
The Efficiency Module decreases the fuel consumption of all ships with each level.
Depot AI
The Depot AI reduces the costs and construction time for the Alliance Depot with each level.
General Overhaul (Light Fighter)
The general overhaul of the Light Fighter increases the structural integrity, shield strength, firepower, cargo capacity and basic speed of Light Fighters with each level.
Automated Transport Lines
Researching Automated Transport Lines increases the production of metal, crystals and deuterium on all planets with each level.
Improved Drone AI
Improved Drone AI reduces the costs and research time of spy technology with each level.
Experimental Recycling Technology
Researching the Experimental Recycling Technology increases the structural integrity, shield strength, firepower, cargo capacity and basic speed of Recyclers with each level.
General Overhaul (Cruiser)
The general overhaul of the Cruiser increases the structural integrity, shield strength, firepower, cargo capacity and basic speed of Cruisers with each level.
Slingshot Autopilot
Researching the Slingshot Autopilot makes it possible to reclaim fuel when recalling the fleet. Each level increases the amount of fuel reclaimed.
High-Temperature Superconductors
Researching High-Temperature Superconductors reduces the costs and research time of energy technology with each level.
General Overhaul (Battleship)
The general overhaul of the Battleship increases the structural integrity, shield strength, firepower, cargo capacity and basic speed of Battleships with each level.
Artificial Swarm Intelligence
Researching Artificial Swarm Intelligence increases the production of metal, crystals and deuterium on all planets with each level.
General Overhaul (Battlecruiser)
The general overhaul of the Battlecruiser increases the structural integrity, shield strength, firepower, cargo capacity and basic speed of Battlecruisers with each level.
General Overhaul (Bomber)
The general overhaul of the Bomber increases the structural integrity, shield strength, firepower, cargo capacity and basic speed of Bombers with each level.
General Overhaul (Destroyer)
The general overhaul of the Destroyer increases the structural integrity, shield strength, firepower, cargo capacity and basic speed of Destroyers with each level.
Experimental Weapons Technology
Researching Experimental Weapons Technology reduces the costs and research time of weapons technology with each level.
Mechan General Enhancement
The class bonuses as General increase with each level. All bonuses increase except: • Small chance to immediately destroy a Deathstar once in a battle using a light fighter • Wreckage at attack (transport to starting planet) • Detailed fleet speed settings • Discount on acceleration (shipyard)

Kaelesh Buildings

Sanctuary
The Sanctuary provides accommodation for T1 Kaelesh. Each level increases the living space and growth rate on the planet.
Antimatter Condenser
With each level, the expansion of the Antimatter Condenser increases the storage capacity and amount of food produced per second.
Vortex Chamber
The Vortex Chamber unlocks the tech tree for the Kaelesh, and the costs and duration of research of new technologies decreases with each level.
Halls of Realisation
Within the Halls of Realisation, T1 Kaelesh are trained up into T2 Kaelesh. Each level increases the number of trained Kaelesh.
Forum of Transcendence
In the Forum of Transcendence, T2 Kaelesh are trained up into T3 Kaelesh. Each level increases the number of trained Kaelesh.
Antimatter Convector
The Antimatter Convector reduces the food consumption on this planet.
Cloning Laboratory
The Cloning Laboratory increases the speed at which the number of T1, T2 and T3 Kaelesh increases.
Chrysalis Accelerator
Each level, the Chrysalis Accelerator increases the maximum number of Kaelesh on the planet and the speed at which the number of T1, T2 and T3 Kaelesh increases.
Bio Modifier
The Bio Modifier increases the number of planet fields on the planet with each level.
Psionic Modulator
Each level of the Psionic Modulator reduces the requirements for all technology slots on the planet.
Ship Manufacturing Hall
The Ship Manufacturing Hall reduces the construction time of ships with each level.
Supra Refractor
With each level, the Supra Refractor increases the chance of a moon being created around a planet, as well as the size of that moon (max. 9400).

Kaelesh Research

Heat Recovery
Researching Heat Recovery decreases the fuel consumption of all ships with each level.
Sulphide Process
Researching the Sulphide Process increases the production of deuterium on all planets with each level.
Psionic Network
Strengthening the Psionic Network reduces the chance of losing ships on expeditions with every level.
Telekinetic Tractor Beam
Increases the number of ships which are found on expeditions.
Enhanced Sensor Technology
Researching Enhanced Sensor Technology increases the amount of resources that can be earned on expeditions with each level.
Neuromodal Compressor
Researching the Neuromodal Compressor increases the cargo capacity of civilian ships on all planets with each level.
Neuro-Interface
With the Neuro-Interface, research projects can be completed much faster. Each level increases the speed of research.
Interplanetary Analysis Network
Enhancing the Interplanetary Analysis Network increases the range of all phalanx scans.
Overclocking (Heavy Fighter)
Overclocking the Heavy Fighter systems increases the structural integrity, shield strength, firepower, cargo capacity and basic speed of Heavy Fighters with each level.
Telekinetic Drive
Developing the Telekinetic Drive increases fleet speed on expeditions with every level.
Sixth Sense
Sharpening the Sixth Sense increases the amount of resources that can be earned on expeditions with each level.
Psychoharmoniser
Researching the Psychoharmoniser increases the production of metal, crystals and deuterium on all planets with each level.
Efficient Swarm Intelligence
Efficient Swarm Intelligence allows regular and lifeform research projects to be completed much faster. Each level increases the speed of research.
Overclocking (Large Cargo)
Overclocking Large Cargo ships increases the structural integrity, shield strength, firepower, cargo capacity and basic speed of Largo Cargo ships with each level.
Gravitation Sensors
Gravitation Sensors increase the amount of Dark Matter that can be earned on expeditions with each level.
Overclocking (Battleship)
Overclocking the Battleship increases the structural integrity, shield strength, firepower, cargo capacity and basic speed of Battleships with each level.
Psionic Shield Matrix
Enhancing the Psionic Shield Matrix reduces the costs and research time of shield technology with each level.
Kaelesh Discoverer Enhancement
The class bonuses as Discoverer increase with each level. All bonuses increase except: • Debris fields created on expeditions are visible in the Galaxy view • Loot from inactive players • Discount on acceleration (research)