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"Protects your ship from damage for a short period."
Shields are a defense mechanism. When activated, they render your ship impervious to damage, however they will shut down after the cooldown reaches around 50%. Leaving the planet with active shields turns them off.
Shield are useful when conquering other empire's home planet's because you can destroy the cities without being harmed.
- The shield doesn't protect your allies
This tool uses your ship's energy.