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Transfer Shield Strength icon (Federation).png

Transfer Shield Strength uses a player's deflector field to increase the strength and damage resistance of an ally's or ones own shields. It is available to Science Bridge officers and recommended for players in a supporting or healing role.

Basic Information[]

  • Profession: Science
  • Locale: Space
  • Game Description: Transfer Shield Strength transfers power from the deflector field to provide a large shield heal over time and a small shield damage resistance buff over duration. Increases in effectiveness based on current auxiliary power level.

Detailed Information[]

Ability Ranks[]

Ability/User Rank CD Ability Effects
Rank I: Ensign
(in Tier 1 ship)
45 sec
  • 791.4 Shield Regeneration applied on each facing
  • 225.6 Shield Regeneration for 15 sec to each facing
  • 14.4% Damage Reduction to Shields for 15 sec
Rank II: Lieutenant
(in Tier 2 ship)
45 sec
  • 1055.2 Shield Regeneration applied on each facing
  • 300.7 Shield Regeneration for 15 sec to each facing
  • 18% Damage Reduction to Shields for 15 sec
Rank III: Lieutenant Commander
(in Tier 3 ship)
45 sec
  • 1319.1 Shield Regeneration applied on each facing
  • 375 Shield Regeneration for 15 sec to each facing
  • 22.4% Damage Reduction to Shields for 15 sec


  • The numbers given above are based on 125 aux power with 94 points in the Shield Restoration skill.
  • The damage reduction buff depends exclusively on Auxiliary power. No other skills or abilities affect this buff, but the buff does stack with other damage reduction buffs, items and skills.
  • The heal and HoT provided by Transfer Shield Strength depends heavily on four factors.
  • Fractional points in skills (from Threat-Scaling Science Consoles) or auxiliary power Efficient Captain icon.pngCommon icon.png Trait: Efficient Captain, Engineering Skill 3 R1.png Warp Core Efficiency,Engineering Skill 3 R1.png Warp Core Potential, and other items which affect power levels) will affect the formulas below.
  • Formula for Instant Heal
    • Heal = (Aux Power + 49.95) * ((Ship Tier + 1) / 2) * ((Ability Rank + 2) / 3) * ((Skill / 200) + 1)
  • Formula for Heal over Time
    • HoT = Heal * 0.285

Damage Reduction Buff[]

The amount of damage reduction buff depends on the ability rank and the player's current Auxiliary power level.


  • Rank I = (Aux Power * 0.1) + 2
  • Rank II = (Aux Power * 0.1) + 6
  • Rank III = (Aux Power * 0.1) + 10
Aux Rank 1 Rank 2 Rank 3
15 3.5 7.5 11.5
20 4 8 12
25 4.5 8.5 12.5
30 5 9 13
35 5.5 9.5 13.5
40 6 10 14
45 6.5 10.5 14.5
50 7 11 15
55 7.5 11.5 15.5
60 8 12 16
65 8.5 12.5 16.5
70 9 13 17
75 9.5 13.5 17.5
80 10 14 18
85 10.5 14.5 18.5
90 11 15 19
95 11.5 15.5 19.5
100 12 16 20
105 12.5 16.5 20.5
110 13 17 21
115 13.5 17.5 21.5
120 14 18 22
125 14.5 18.5 22.5
130 15 19 23
135 15.5 19.5 23.5
140 16 20 24
145 16.5 20.5 24.5


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