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Head-Mounted Lantern
Type Hardware Attachments
First Found Level 3 - Maintenance (v1)
Level 5 - Flight Deck (v2)
Level 8 - Security (v3)
Destructible No
Stackable Yes

The Head-Mounted Lantern is a hardware attachment found in System Shock. It lights up the region around you, draining energy proportional to its brightness setting.


To use, press the appropriate Side Icon or "4". To adjust the lantern brightness, right-click on the Side Icon and select a level from the ITEM MFD.


Version Energy Usage Function
v1 15 JPM Provides dim light.
v2 15/25 JPM Provides dim or moderate light.
v3 15/25/30 JPM Provides dim, moderate, or bright light.