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Health Scanner HUD

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Health Scanner HUD
Health Scanner HUD.png

Inventory icon

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Type Gear
Item Cost 100-150 Credits
Constructible? Checkmark True.png
Deconstructible? Checkmark True.png
Crafting Time 10
Deconstructing Time 20
Fabricator Skill Mechanical Engineering 30
Fabricator Materials FPGA Circuit.pngFPGA Circuit


Deconstructor Materials FPGA Circuit.pngFPGA Circuit


The Health Scanner HUD is a tool which can be acquired in Barotrauma.

Function[edit | edit source]

The health scanner HUD is a piece of equipment most commonly used by Medical Doctors to display the selected crew member's vitals from a distance.

It can also detect certain diseases and break disguises, due to its ability to show names as well as vitals.

Usage[edit | edit source]

To be used the health scanner HUD has to be inserted into the head slot, when equipped it will add a green tint to the screen and will show the selected crew members's vitals.

The health scanner HUD doesn't require batteries to function.