Basic Cybernetic Arm

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Basic Cybernetic Arm
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Cost Cr100,000
Size 7 liters average
Type Cyberware
Tech Level TL–8
Weight 7 kg average
Manufacturer Various

A Basic Cybernetic Arm is a Cyberware device.

  • It is a replacement for an organic limb.
  • The exact size and dimensions of the arm are tailored to match the physical characteristics of the recipient.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

A battery powered cybernetic limb constructed from strong lightweight materials that includes a Basic Cybernetic Hand as standard. It closely matches the strength and capabilities of an organic arm.

  • A Basic Cybernetic Arm replaces approximately 10% of the body in humans. In other sophonts, an arm may represent a greater or lesser percentage of the body.
  • It may have a pseudobio appearance, with synthetic skin, silent operation and species-normal body temperatures.
  • Some individuals prefer a colorful or bizarre finish or leave the internal mechanics of the arm exposed.
  • It may be multi-jointed, allowing for greater articulation and range of movement.

The Basic Cybernetic Arm directly connects to the individual's nervous system, allowing it to be controlled as though it were a natural limb, and provides sensory feedback such as touch, pressure, texture and temperature.

  • The hand provides feedback about its power levels and functionality.
  • Exceeding the design specifications may cause the arm to malfunction or cause injury to the individual. In extreme cases it may tear away from the body.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

The Basic Cybernetic Arm is a life-like prosthesis designed to replace an organic limb. It is knitted into the body around the shoulder (for a full arm replacement) or the elbow (for a forearm replacement). Note that forearm replacements have less volume and as such are generally cheaper and lighter.

Similar devices have been in use since the days of the First Imperium. They reached their modern form through Terran medical advances achieved during the Interstellar Wars period.


The arm may not be fitted with modifications.

  • Armor: the arm may be fitted with armor, either as an integral feature or as external plates.

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