Single-use device used for auto-hacking the lockdown control panels.

—In-Game Description
For the cipher minigame, see Hacking.

A Cipher is a gear item used during Hacking to automatically line up sections or insert the dials of the hack to automatically solve the puzzle. One blueprint will produce 1, 10, or 100 cipher(s), depending on the blueprint.

Acquisition[edit | edit source]

Its 1x and 10x blueprints can be bought from the Market at the Gear tab for Credits64.png500 and Credits64.png250,000, respectively. Neither blueprint will be consumed on use.

+1x Cipher

Manufacturing Requirements
Credits64.png
100
Ferrite64.png
400
Salvage64.png
400


Time: 1 min
Rush: Platinum64.png 1
MarketIcon.png Market Price: N/A Blueprint2.svg Blueprints Price: Credits64.png500


+10x Cipher

Manufacturing Requirements
Credits64.png
9,000
Ferrite64.png
3,600
NanoSpores64.png
3,600


Time: 1 min
Rush: Platinum64.png 1
MarketIcon.png Market Price: N/A Blueprint2.svg Blueprints Price: Credits64.png250,000


+100x Cipher

The reusable blueprints for 100x Cipher can be acquired through research in a Dojo's Tenno Lab

Manufacturing Requirements
Credits64.png
90,000
Ferrite64.png
36,000
NanoSpores64.png
36,000


Time: 1 min
Rush: Platinum64.png 10
MarketIcon.png Market Price: N/A Blueprint2.svg Blueprints Price: N/A
Tenno Lab Lab Research •ClanAffinity64.png3,000
Credits64.png
10,000
Copernics64.png
5,500
Titanium64.png
6,750
Asterite64.png
300
AucruxCapacitors64.png
5
Time: 72 hrs
Prereq: N/A
Ghost Clan x1   Shadow Clan x3   Storm Clan x10   Mountain Clan x30   Moon Clan x100

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • Ciphers, among other consumables, changed from credit buyable to blueprint only in Update 10.0.
  • A maximum of 200 Ciphers may be taken into any single mission.
  • This item can help when attempting the Mastery Rank 4 Test (advancing from Rank 4 to 5), in which you have to hack terminals against a time limit. Terminals will have up to 9 panels (more than the normal ones you encounter in game). 10 Ciphers are enough to pass the test with ease.
  • While hacking, the Cipher can be quickly used by pressing Y . Currently, this will function regardless of which slot the ciphers are equipped into, and even if the player no longer has default key bindings for using items.
  • Ciphers cannot be used during Sorties or Arbitrations.
  • If the player is quick enough they can use the cipher before the puzzle appears

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • A Cipher is an algorithm for decryption or encryption.
  • Using a Cipher is the only way to not trigger the intrusion detection on complex Corpus consoles.

Patch History[edit | edit source]

Update 27.2

100x Restore Blueprints (Scaling Costs):

We are adding a new series of Restore Research and Blueprints that yield 100 of given Restore. Visit the Clan Dojo to research, and prepare your Railjack Resources accordingly!

Upon research, you will be able to build in batches of x100 with costs scaled from the x10 Blueprints!!

Why: The frequency at which players use these in missions vs. the 1 minute wait times for building 10x meant we could level up the batches here. Railjack Resources are being used for Research to give another use for what you are picking up!

*MISSED NOTE: 100x Cipher Blueprint is also available in your Clan Dojo Tenno Lab!

Hotfix 27.0.9

  • Fixed an issue with Ciphers that was causing fails not to count properly in fails stat.

See also[edit | edit source]

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