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Prototypes Free
Mineral rows 6
Maintenance 1
Requires Advanced Subatomic Theory
The popular stereotype of the researcher is that of a skeptic and a

pessimist. Nothing could be further from the truth! Scientists
must be optimists at heart, in order to block out the incessant
chorus of those who say “It cannot be done.”

—Academician Prokhor Zakharov,
University Commencement

Eliminates additional cost to prototyping new units at this base. Skunkworks lifts the retooling penalty for production switching within category (unit, facility, secret project).

Not available at Citizen and Specialist difficulty levels or to factions with the free prototype bonus like the Spartan Federation as no prototype costs apply to these.