"This technology allows spying on other planets.
This technology allows espionage and the ability to send spy probes to others planets to determine their defensive capability, available resources and technology levels. The amount of information retrieved primarily depends upon the difference between both parties Espionage Tech level. The number of probes sent can also improve the chance to detect additional information.
Basic results include information on the planetary resources. Improved results will include details of warships defending the planet. With an even higher espionage tech level difference, details of planetary defenses can be established, building information and even information about enemy technology levels."
Every level researched in Espionage Tech improves all aspects of it. This includes the information received from spy probes as well as the protection, resistance and detection of enemy espionage attempts. Sending more than 1 Spy Probe will also higher the chance of getting them shot down.
Resource cost in the following table is extrapolated except for entries with research time column filled.
|0||--||--||--||--||Full info on Pirate Lv.5|
|4||3,200||16,000||3,200||01:12:00||Full info on Pirate Lv.10|
|7||25,600||128,000||25,600||19:12:00||Full info on Pirate Lv.15|
|Reqs.||Espionage Tech requires Research Lab Lv. 3.|
|Legend||*modified by Research Lab.|