Found in: In any PDA, Office desks Used for: Changing your trajectory in space. Writing on paper Strategy: Aim for the eyes
You can write on paper with a pen, but also on robots and bookshelves. This is essential to the Librarian but not anyone else -- since they take up a whole pocket or backpack slot, most people throw them out immediately or shove them in their PDAs.
Found in: Cigarette machines Used for: To look cool or have medication through it Strategy: Light it with a fire source and put it in your face
A roll of tobacco and nicotine. Can be filled with 15 units of any chemical. A nicer, and much rarer, variation of these is the Cigar. It can hold up to 30 units of any chemical. There are several kinds of cigars, some even more sophisticated than others.
Comes in 8 colors: red, orange, yellow, green, blue, purple, mime and rainbow.
Found in: Emergency Toolbox, Hacked Vendomat, all over Maintenance Used for: Lighting up the darkness Strategy: If you're using one of these, someone probably fucked up the power system
It sheds light when you click on it, even if it's on your belt or in your pocket. The light sources stack to create brighter light sources, so if you have a flashlight in your belt, a flashlight in both pockets, and a flashlight in each hand, along with a safety helmet on your head, you will SHINE LIKE THE SUN, LEAVING EVERY DARK CORNER EXPOSED TO TRUTH! no longer shine like the sun because coders hate direct sunlight, but produce somewhat more light.
Can be used to tell if non-humancreatures are dead or not, with a simple flash of the eyes.
Power goes off every round, so real pros just turn these on and leave them everywhere.
Also of note are Lanterns (found in Mining Dock), which are brighter than flashlights because Cargonia.
Found in: Custodial Closet, Medbay Used for: A better cleaner than water. Doesn't cause people to slip. Spray to clean up to three tiles or to remove a cobweb. Can also be used to clean clothing. Strategy: Apply it in your hand to switch it to smaller pressure for conserving the Space Cleaner
Not to be confused with the liquid created in Chemistry. This is in the end just a spray bottle, and can be filled with anything. You can make more by combining 50% Ammonia with 50% Water.
A bucket holds liquid only, most commonly water. It holds up to 70 units.
Found in: Custodial Closet Used for: Replacing broken light bulbs or making evil traps for people that can't see in the dark Strategy: Fill with light bulbs and just start replacing those broken lights
An item which uses magnets to easily replace lights. Perfect for the lazy janitor!
Click it in your hand to activate it, then drop it on the floor.
Station Bounced Radio
Found in: Emergency Toolbox Used for: Used for emergency communication, if when telecomms goes down Strategy: If the singularity is loose, it may very likely take out the telecommunications room. Other causes of telecommunications failures could be power loss or sabotage. So have one of these handy or find one quick if when it happen
The station bounced radio will function similarly to a standard radio headset if you put it in your pocket or in your hand; thus you can use the say ";radio message" function as normal without turning on the microphone to broadcast.
Using multiple radios can be done with say ":l message" for left hand and say ":r' message" for right hand depending on the hand used to hold each radio.
Turning on the microphone will pick up all sounds from the surrounding area and broadcast them.
Found in: Engineering, Primary Tool Storage and many places around the station including tool storage and the locker room Used for: Contains that which are needed whenever you want to construct or deconstruct something. Strategy: It is very heavy, useful for the beating up of people. Contains the tools all engineers need to have
This toolbox contains many tools needed in the day-to-day lives of engineers and traitors alike. If you want a reliable way to break into an area, then this toolbox has just about all the tools you'll need. If your job is to repair damage, the tools will be needed when you'll have to fix the inevitable mistakes you'll make.
Found in: emergency lockers and storage areas Used for: Contains tools which are useful in emergencies Strategy: It is very heavy, useful for the beating up of people. Contains a flashlight which is very useful as well as a crowbar
The toolbox contains a flashlight (50% chance of a flashlight, or a flare), a crowbar, a radio and a fire extinguisher, all of which are very useful not only when emergencies hit but also when trying to cause an emergency.
Be quick in getting one as they tend to get looted quickly if you wait until an emergency strikes.
Found in: Cargo Loading Area, Atmospherics Office, Everyone start out with an internals box Used for: The box is a container that can hold seven items and be stored inside of a backpack Strategy: Commonly used as a place to store syndicate items as Security will often neglect to search them. It is a terrible melee weapon
Can be folded flat for cardboard by clicking it in your hand when it's empty. It can only hold tiny items. Everyone starts with a box that contains a breath mask and an oxygen tank, commonly referred to as your internals box.
Boxes can come in many forms, some can only have specific items in them.
A Crayonbox holds Crayons.
Found in: Law Office Used for: A briefcase is a bulky item that can hold up to seven tiny items. Strategy: Stuff it with whatever and carry it around.
By default it is filled with one pen and six sheets of paper. They are very sturdy, so make a decent weapon (blurs vision when it hits heads). The lawyer and detective get one.
Found in: Office desks Used for: Supplies you with all your paper needs. Strategy: Take Paper and set your paper-cutting master plans in motion.
Paper Paper Paper. Click it to take a piece of paper, or drag it to your sprite to pick the whole thing up.
Found in: Custodial Closet Used for: Wetting the Mop and transporting the Garbage Bag, Mop, Space Cleaner, Light Replacer and Signs around. Strategy: If you're the Janitor, fill this with your stuff and drag it around while feeling lightweight.
This is the alpha and omega of sanitation. The container inside can be filled with Space Cleaner instead of plain water.
Found in: One is found in every room Used for: The same as headsets and Station Bounced Radios, but mostly only if when you don't have access to either of those Strategy: When a crewman's headset is lost or comms are down and a Station Bounced Radio is nowhere to be found, wall radios are essential to talking with the station at large
Intercom wall radios are an immobile version of headset radios with the same number of frequencies and functions. The AI can use them to publicly broadcast a clandestine conversation or use it to discreetly spy on the talk around the station themselves. Use say ":i message" to operate these hands-free.