Armor   Small Beacon


Reduces system damage of adjacent rooms.

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The Armor (Block) is one of the most vital rooms for defense in Pixel Starships. Armor takes up a 1x1 Space, is Indestructible, and serves as a barrier to your crew in regards to movement. Armor when placed, reduces system and hull damage done to the room on all 4 sides of it, not diagonal. This placement of armor is incredibly important as it can greatly increase your survival rate when done right.

Armor Blockage

So what does Armor really do? Well Armor reduces all damage done to the room it's protecting by a certain percentage. This includes things like:

Armor and Crew

Armor can block crew from moving into a certain room. Here are a few pictures showing what will work and what won't work to allow crew movement:

Won't Let Crew Pass Won't Let Crew Pass Will Let Crew Pass

What To Armor

Armor placement is an incredibly advanced and hard to learn subject in Pixel Starships. To get you started, here is a list of rooms you NEED to armor:

Here are Rooms that should be armored if you have room:

Here are Rooms that DO NOT EVER need armor:

Upgrade Data

  • Fully Upgrading One Armor Block Will Cost 2.95 Million Mineral.png .
  • It Will Cost A Grand Total Of 132.75 Million Mineral.png To Max Out Every Armor Block At Level 11.
  • Armor Reduction Stacks Additively.


Ship Level 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Number Available 0 5 15 15 20 20 25 30 35 40 45
Level Armor Building Cost
Ship Level Required
1 2 5 1
2 4 200 2
3 5 1K 3
4 6 2.5K 4
5 7 8K 5
6 8 18K 6
7 9 50K 7
8 10 120K 8
9 11 250K 9
10 12 500K 9
11 14 800K 10
12 16 1.2M 11

Non-Powered Rooms

Armor / Corridors

ArmorSmall BeaconLiftService Vent

Support Rooms

BridgeCommand CenterComputer RoomFleet CouncilLaboratoryGymZaki Dragon GymGalaxy GymAcademy

Crew Rooms

BedroomExtra Crew Rooms

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