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{6E} Availability above 9?

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KarmaInferno

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« on: <06-28-22/1303:21> »
Availability in 6E is capped at 9 (Core p 244).

However, some gear has Availability tied to Ratings or similar that can drive their Availability higher than 9.

Example: Cyberlimb attribute enhancements are Availability = Rating, but have no upper Rating cap - they just have no mechanical effect if they're higher than base attribute +4. Some characters, however, can get Augmented attributes up to 15 or so, needing a Cyberlimb Attribute Enhancement of 13 to match.

Are items of Availability higher than 9 just not obtainable, or does the Availability just cap out at 9 no matter how high the Rating is?

Note that there are already some items that break the Avail 9 cap, like Milspec vehicle armor in Double Clutch, or NPCs statted with Foci higher than 6.
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Michael Chandra

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« Reply #1 on: <06-28-22/1741:05> »
Seven-7 has availability 10(I).
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« Reply #2 on: <06-29-22/0715:56> »
So, is the cap of 9 just defunct?

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« Reply #3 on: <06-30-22/1256:25> »
Specific > General ?   General rule Availability caps at 9.  Specific rule, except when it doesn't.  Best I got.

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« Reply #4 on: <06-30-22/2131:29> »
9 was never established as a hard cap, while it is eluded as such in the CRB that obviously can not be sustained with addition gear developed
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