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Temporal Backstep is a space ability that rewinds time for you and your ship. It is generated by the [Console – Universal – Tipler Cylinder], which is obtained with the Wells Temporal Science Vessel, Korath Temporal Science Vessel and R'Mor Temporal Science Vessel.

Basic Information[]

  • Profession: Any
  • Locale: Space
  • Game Description: Activating the Tipler Cylinder will rewind time for you and your ship. When activated, your ship will reverse direction while hull and shield damage is restored. Recharge and cooldown times on ship powers and abilities will reverse as well. Due to the uncertain quantum nature of this technology, your rewound position and condition will not be exact, but you will always be better off than you were before activating this ability.

If you also have a Manheim Device equipped, activating this ability will cause all nearby foes to freeze in time until the sequence has ended.

Detailed Information[]

  • Used by:
  • Target: Foe (5 max)
  • Ability Type: Hull/Shield Repair + Recharge Time Reduction
  • Range: 5 km sphere
  • Activation: 1 sec
  • Starts cooldown: 2 min
    • Self
  • Modified by:
  • Trained by:
    • This ability cannot be trained

Ability Ranks[]

Ability/User Rank CD Ability Effects
N/A 2m
  • Set Bonus: Hold All foes in a 5k Radius for 7 seconds if a Manheim Device is equipped. Held foes are Untargettable
  • To Self: Untargettable and held for 7 seconds while time rewinds
  • After 2 seconds, move backwards to your approximate previous position
  • After 2 seconds, +______ Hit Points per sec for 5 seconds
  • After 2 seconds, _____ Shield Regeneration to each facing per sec for 5 seconds
  • -5 seconds to the current recharge time of abilities