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Sight Vision Enhancement
Type Dermal Patch
First Found on Level 1 - Hospital
Destructible Yes
Hit Points 20
Stackable Yes

The Sight Vision Enhancement is a dermal patch found in System Shock.

An experimental combat-enhancement patch developed by TriOptimum Pharmaceutical in the 2070's, it intensifies retinal sensitivity to light, making it easier to see in the dark.

The method of application is a dermal patch applied directly to the skin, with the dose delivered by dermal osmosis. These compounds are still being tested and show serious side effects with their current compositions.


The Sight Vision Enhancement allows player to easily see in the dark rooms for about 145 seconds. It's very useful if lantern of Infrared Night Sight Unit are not available yet or it's desirable to conserve energy. The patch has a side effect however that brightness decreases drastically for some time afterward making it's difficult to navigate even through normally lit rooms.