Magnetite is a Cyberspace substance that can cause various adverse effects. It is named after an iron ore. In practice, it seems to be based on the negative effects that magnets can have on computer hardware.
There are two known forms: blue and glowing red rocks. Against cyborgs, it has adverse effects, from none to fatal. The level of damage from magnetite ranges.
Red magnetite affects borgs on an individual basis.
Blue magnetite can be processed into confetti or powder. It seems to affect borgs based on cybersite nationality.
- Buzz, Delete, Motherboard (presumably): Memory loss
- Hacker, Grim Wreaker: Rashes, chickenpox
- Radsters: Sleep
Prevention and cure
Special wiring can grant borgs immunity to magnetite, with Digit being an example. People who aren't native to Cyberspace are also immune.
Certain hazmat-like suits also grant immunity to the effects of magnetite.
- 4 cybercups magnetite
- 6 cybercups kristinium
- 7 cybercups francesium