Crystal Blackthorn

Item

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Description This surprisingly coherent program combines extremely old code with modern work. The older code provides an intuitive, if processor intensive, interface, while the newer code provides a suite of tools to use from there.
Type Program
Requires 2 Processor
Tools Password Guesser, Corrupt Datastream, Inject Code, Junk Data, Rapid Testing, Prism Spike, Blackthorn
Effects +4 Code Finesse

Sources

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

Weave Crystal Tester software into Blackthorn V6
Requires Advanced Interpreter
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crystal tester Blackthorn V6
= crystal Blackthorn

Uses

Hammer25.jpg This item is not a component for any sort of crafting.
GoldCoins.jpg This item can be discarded via the gang stash.

Tool Summary

Tool Memory Size Target Intensity Notes
Blackthorn 5 Memory 4 Piercing: 2, description hints at other "undocumented" features
Corrupt Datastream 2 Processor 1
Inject Code 1 Memory 1 +2 damage if the Defender has no Hardening
Junk Data 2 Memory 1 Disrupts normal defenses the target uses during their next pass.
Rapid Testing 4 Memory 2 Piercing: 2 ("helps ignore enemies' Hardening in Net combat")
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
Prism Spike 2 Processor 1 better after Barrier
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