Alien technology

Since humanity hasn’t existed in the galaxy for hundreds of thousands of years, many technological artifacts and knowledge they have encountered, found, used or exploited were of alien origin, and very often way better than anything of human understanding.

This constantly expanding article is an attempt to showcase most of the more interesting inventions of the alien civilizations. Note: this does not include megastructures such as Beacon World or the Gate.

Overarching concepts

The most notable alien invention is the Ethereal Runes, the Shaper alphabet which provides the means of Ethereal Energy Channeling.

Other noteworthy concepts:

Biology

Engineering

Energetics

Logistics

Warfare

Miscellaneous