Classification: Basic Bioware
Bio Index: 1.6
Nuyen Cost: 60 000¥
Legality: Permit or Very Illegal
Orthoskin weaves an energy diffusing material just beneath the skin the provides the equivalent of armor clothing, meaning it will not stop direct hits from a bullet on it's own, it can only lessen the impact of strikes. The individuals skin is peeled back in sections and the dermal layer is fortified by grafts of sythagen, flextin and flakes of modified and laced cartilage. One transplanted orthoskin usually heals with little or no scaring. However characters with orthoskin also lose some sense of touch because of the increased density of the skin.