Shock Absorber

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Shock Absorber
Rarity Epic
Spawn Locations
K-Marks / Weight126
Faction Reputation8
Faction Rep / Weight1

A Shock Absorber is an Epic item found as loot on Fortuna III. On Bright Sands it is most commonly found at Science Campus, but spawns in low quantities around other locations as well.


A component used for certain weapons with heavy recoil.

Spawn location

Spawn chance per container
ContainerMax spawn chance
Dumpster Tier 10.27%
Dumpster Tier 20.54%
Dumpster Tier 31.18%
Dumpster Tier 41.8%
Dumpster Tier 53.6%
Hidden Stash Tier 10.05%
Hidden Stash Tier 20.06%
Hidden Stash Tier 30.07%
Hidden Stash Tier 40.08%
Hidden Stash Tier 50.12%


Shock Absorber has one or multiple uses in The Cycle: Frontier. To complete all missions and quarter upgrades, this item is needed 12 times.

Uses for Shock Absorber
Type Quantity
Back to Basics Part 4 5
Recoil Compensation 2
Shock and Awe 3
Personal Quarters
Reduce PQ Upgrade Time 9.3 4
Increase Stash Size 6.1 2
Supply Crate Level 5.2 1
Printing Recipes
Autoloader 1
MKM Ultralight Stock 1
Ultralight Stock 1


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