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This article covers Necron research.

Tier 1[]

Research Type Description Unlocks Recipients Requires Base Cost
Dimensional Corridor
Dimensional Corridor
Action Grants infantry the ability to teleport to cities and Monoliths.
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Dimensional Corridor
Teleports to a tile adjacent to a city or Monolith.
Actions.png Consumes action points
Movement.png Consumes movement
Cooldown.png Cooldown: 3Turns.png
Research.webp Technology: Dimensional Corridor
Cost: Influence.webp 15

Research.webp 36
Unit (Only with Assault Pack DLC)
Close combat infantry unit that ignores enemy overwatch.
Flayed Ones
Building Building that produces heroes as well as generates influence and increases loyalty. Royal Pyramid Slave Mastaba
Core Refinements
Core Refinements
Trait Increases the production output of Summoning Cores. CoreRefinements.png Core Refinements
Trusted Slaves
Trusted Slaves
Trait Increases the ore output of Al-Khemic Quarries. TrustedSlaves.png Trusted Slaves
Building Building that produces ground vehicles as well as generates energy and increases loyalty. Hypostyle Temple Slave Mastaba

Tier 2[]

Research Type Description Unlocks Recipients Requires Base Cost
Unit Hero unit with powerful support abilities. Cryptek Template:Royal Pyramid tech Research.webp 54
Building Building that increases population limit. Shelters Slave Mastaba
Unit (Only with Reinforcement Pack DLC)
Medium-range armoured infantry unit.
Immortals
Nebuloscope
Nebuloscope
Trait Allows Tomb Blades to ignore ranged damage reduction. Template:Nebuloscope Necron Template:Hypostyle Temple tech
Shield Vane
Shield Vane
Trait Increases the armour of Tomb Blades. Template:Shield Vane Necron Template:Hypostyle Temple tech
Canoptek Workers
Canoptek Workers
Trait Increases the production output of Hypostyle Temples. CanoptekWorkers.png Canoptek Workers Template:Hypostyle Temple tech

Tier 3[]

Research Type Description Unlocks Recipients Requires Base Cost
Unit Anti-infantry vehicle unit. Annihilation Barge Template:Hypostyle Temple tech Research.webp 77
Unit Monstrous support unit that clears tiles and founds new cities. Canoptek Spyder
Unit Hero unit with exceptional close combat capabilities. Destroyer Lord Template:Royal Pyramid tech
Empyreal Accumulators
Empyreal Accumulators
Trait Increases the energy ouput of Energy Cores. EmpyrealAccumulators.png Empyreal Accumulators
Building Building that increases loyalty. Baroque Shrine Slave Mastaba
Efficient Reanimation Protocols
Efficient Reanimation Protocols
Trait Increases the healing of Reanimation Protocols. Template:Efficient Reanimation Protocols

Tier 4[]

Research Type Description Unlocks Recipients Requires Base Cost
Preliminary Excavation
Preliminary Excavation
Trait Increases the tile acquisition radius of cities. Template:Preliminary Excavation Research.webp 104
Building Building that constructs new buildings as well as generates energy, influence and increases loyalty. Slave Mastaba Slave Mastaba
Atomic Flayers
Atomic Flayers
Trait Increases the armour penetration of gauss weapons. AtomicFlayers.png Atomic Flayers
Unit Powerful anti-armour infantry unit. Heavy Destroyers
Haunting Inscriptions
Haunting Inscriptions
Trait Increases the influence output of Stelae. HauntingInscriptions.png Haunting Inscriptions
Scarab Hive
Scarab Hive
Action Grants Canoptek Spyders the ability to construct Canoptek Scarabs.
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Scarab Hive
Summons Canoptek Scarabs.
Actions.png Consumes action points
Movement.png Consumes movement
Cooldown.png Cooldown: 5Turns.png
Range.png Range: 1
Research.webp Technology: Scarab Hive
Cost: Energy.webp 10

Canoptek Spyder

Tier 5[]

Research Type Description Unlocks Recipients Requires Base Cost
Unit (Only with Specialist Pack DLC)
Extremely mobile infantry unit that passes through terrain and enemies with equal ease.
Canoptek Wraiths Research.webp 135
Trait Increases the armour of infantry.
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Extra Infantry Armour: Increases the armour.
Requires: Extra Infantry Armour
Reanimation Rituals
Reanimation Rituals
Trait Increases the growth rate of Necron cities. Template:Reanimation Rituals
Immortal Forms
Immortal Forms
Trait Increases the healing of Living Metal. Template:Immortal Forms Template:Hypostyle Temple tech
The Lord's Command
The Lord's Command
Trait Reduces the cost of Rapid Rise. Template:The Lord's Command
Triarch Stalker
Triarch Stalker
Trait Versatile walker unit that on attacking relays its target to allied Necrons for increased ranged accuracy. Template:Triarch Stalker Template:Hypostyle Temple tech

Tier 6[]

Research Type Description Unlocks Recipients Requires Base Cost
Unit Vehicle unit with devastating firepower. Doomsday Ark Template:Hypostyle Temple tech Research.webp 171
Necrodermic Blades
Necrodermic Blades
Trait Increases the armour penetration of melee weapons. NecrodermicBlades.png Necrodermic Blades
Quantum Shielding
Quantum Shielding
Trait Grants Annihilation Barges, Doomsday Arks and Triarch Stalkers increased armour that goes on cooldown at the start of the next turn if damage is taken.
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Quantum Shielding
Increases the armour. Goes on cooldown at the start of the next turn if damage is taken.
Cooldown.png Cooldown: 2Turns.png
Actions.webp Passive action
Research.webp Technology: Quantum Shielding

At least one research of
Cryptek Datastyles
Cryptek Datastyles
Trait Increases the research output of Forbidden Archives. CryptekDatastyles.png Cryptek Datastyles
Unit Elite jump infantry unit. Triarch Praetorians

Tier 7[]

Research Type Description Unlocks Recipients Requires Base Cost
Building Building that produces aircraft as well as generates energy, influence and increases loyalty. Nameless Causeway Slave Mastaba Research.webp 212
Dimensional Stability
Dimensional Stability
Trait Reduces the influence cost of Dimensional Corridor. Template:Dimensional Stability Dimensional Corridor
Trait Increases the armour of vehicles.
ExtraVehicleArmour.webp
Extra Vehicle Armour: Increases the armour.
Requires: Extra Vehicle Armour
At least one research of
  • Template:Nameless Causeway tech
  • Template:Hypostyle Temple tech
Gloom Prism
Gloom Prism
Trait Increases the witchfire damage reduction of Canoptek Spyders and adjacent allied units.
GloomPrism.webp
Gloom Prism
Increases the witchfire damage reduction of the Canoptek Spyder and adjacent allied units.
Radius.png Radius: 1
Actions.webp Passive action
Research.webp Technology: Gloom Prism

Canoptek Spyder
Shelter Compression
Shelter Compression
Trait Increases the population limit of Shelters. ShelterCompression.png Shelter Compression
Unit Heavily armed and armoured skimmer unit with an eternity gate. Monolith Template:Hypostyle Temple tech

Tier 8[]

Research Type Description Unlocks Recipients Requires Base Cost
Dispersed Targetting
Dispersed Targetting
Trait Increases the armour penetration of blast and template weapons. DispersedTargetting.png Dispersed Targetting Research.webp 257
Unit Versatile airborne fighter unit. Doom Scythe Template:Nameless Causeway tech
Action Grants Destroyer Lords, Tomb Blades, Canoptek Spyders, Transcendent C'tan, Triarch Praetorians and Triarch Stalkers the ability to perform more devastating attacks.
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Hammer of Wrath
Increases the damage.
Actions.png Requires action points
Cooldown.png Cooldown: 3Turns.png
Research.webp Technology: Hammer of Wrath

At least one research of
Baroque Covenant
Baroque Covenant
Trait Increases the loyalty output of Baroque Shrines. BaroqueCovenant.png Baroque Covenant
Accelerated Regrowth
Accelerated Regrowth
Trait Increases the hitpoint restoration from Necrodermis Repair. Template:Accelerated Regrowth
Unit Monstrous creature unit with an array of devastating powers. Transcendent C'tan

Tier 9[]

Research Type Description Unlocks Recipients Requires Base Cost
Orphic Starkness
Orphic Starkness
Trait Increases the production output of Nameless Causeways. OrphicStarkness.png Orphic Starkness Template:Nameless Causeway tech Research.webp 306
Unearthed City
Unearthed City
Trait Increases the tile acquisition radius of cities. Template:Unearthed City
Dimensional Sanction
Dimensional Sanction
Trait Removes the action and movement cost of Dimensional Corridor. Template:Dimensional Sanction Dimensional Corridor
Unit Super-heavy skimmer unit with powerful anti-air capabilities. Obelisk Template:Hypostyle Temple tech
Seismic Assault
Seismic Assault
Action Grants Transcendent C'tan and Tesseract Vaults the ability to perform a devastating strikedown. Template:Seismic Assault Transcendent C'tan
Viridian Discharge
Viridian Discharge
Trait Increases the armour penetration of tesla weapons. ViridianDischarge.png Viridian Discharge

Tier 10[]

Research Type Description Unlocks Recipients Requires Base Cost
Static Targetting
Static Targetting
Trait Increases the accuracy of units against enemy units in cities.
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Static Targetting: Increases the accuracy against units in cities.
Requires: Static Targetting
Research.webp 360
Ineffable Obstacles
Ineffable Obstacles
Trait Increases damage reduction of units in cities. Template:Ineffable Obstacles
Slave Enrichment
Slave Enrichment
Trait Increases the production output of Slave Mastabas. SlaveEnrichment.png Slave Enrichment
Gauss Pylon
Gauss Pylon
Action (Only with Fortification Pack DLC)
Grants cities the ability to raise powerful gauss fortifications from the ground.
Template:Gauss Pylon
Dire Necrodermis
Dire Necrodermis
Trait Removes the cooldown of Necrodermis Repair. Template:Dire Necrodermis
The Bound Coalescent
The Bound Coalescent
Action Grants Transcendent C'tan the ability to merge with Obelisks to create Tesseract Vaults.
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The Bound Coalescent
Merges with an Obelisk to create a Tesseract Vault.
Actions.png Consumes action points
Movement.png Consumes movement
Range.png Range: 1
Research.webp Technology: The Bound Coalescent

Transcendent C'tan

Units & Heroes
Heroes LordCryptekDestroyer Lord
Infantry Necron WarriorsFlayed OnesImmortals
Heavy DestroyersCanoptek WraithsTriarch Praetorians
Vehicles Tomb BladesAnnihilation BargeCanoptek ScarabsTriarch Stalker
Doomsday ArkMonolithObeliskTesseract Vault
Monstrous Creatures Canoptek SpyderTranscendent C'tan
Aircraft Night ScytheDoom Scythe
Stationary Royal CourtGauss Pylon
Buildings
Main Royal CourtSlave Mastaba
Resource production Energy CoreSheltersStelae
Baroque ShrineAl-Khemic QuarryForbidden Archive
Unit production Royal PyramidSummoning CoreHypostyle TempleNameless Causeway
ResearchFaction Quest
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