Blackthorn Alpha


Image Demon-Horn.jpg
Description This piece of work is a combination of ancient and modern code. The ancient code in this case dates back to almost the formation of the Net.

Aside from the conflicting code bases burning tons of processor cycles, it's really damned impressive.
Type Program
Requires 3 Processor
Tools Password Guesser, Corrupt Datastream, Firewall, Security Update, Inject Code, Rapid Testing, Blackthorn
Effects +2 Hardening
+4 Code Finesse


Note: The following recipe still exists but one or more ingredients are no longer available.

Integrate an Updating Firewall with Blackthorn v6
Requires Advanced Interpreter
Updating Firewall Blackthorn v6
= Blackthorn Alpha


GoldCoins.jpg This item can be discarded via the gang stash.

Tool Summary

Tool Memory Size Target Intensity Notes
Password Guesser 3 n/a n/a Shuts down an enemy if you guess the password; Intercept Data and/or Tap Security increases the effectiveness of this tool
Corrupt Datastream 2 Processor 1
Firewall 2 Defense 6 Blocks Processor and Memory attacks of power up to 6
Security Update 4 Repair 3 Restores hardening
Inject Code 1 Memory 1 +2 damage if the Defender has no Hardening
Rapid Testing 4 Memory 4 Piercing: 2 ("helps ignore enemies' Hardening in Net combat")
Blackthorn 5 Memory 4 Piercing: 2, description hints at other "undocumented" features
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