Ever wondered how the shields in Warframe worked? Ever though to yourself, Why is Penetration so easy to block with a shield? That makes no sense!
Well I have an answer for you.
This is something that I did a worrying amount of research on. I am a Smith, and an Engineer, and I am weird. So, To fulfill all of your questions (Hopefully) I have made & tested this theory.
Looking at how the shields function, with a good resistance towards puncture and slash damage, and a very bad resistance against impact damage, there is really only one way that they can possibly function. They can't be a stereotypical "Shield", like a large flat sheet, as that would be better against impact damage, therefore they must function by coalescing energy around an obj…Read more >