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Shock Absorber

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Shock Absorber
Shock Absorber.png
RarityEpicRarity.svg Epic
Spawn Locations
Weight6 UI-WeightIcon.png
K-Marks760 KMarks.png
K-Marks / Weight126 KMarks.png
Faction Reputation8 Reputation.png
Faction Rep / Weight1 Reputation.png

A Shock Absorber is an EpicRarity.svgEpic 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.pngShock 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.pngAutoloader 1
MKM Ultralight Stock.pngMKM Ultralight Stock 1
Ultralight Stock.pngUltralight Stock 1


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