EGS Stealth Technology

(aka the HWS Offline Protection)

Video Guide

Visit or check your PDA > Guide > HWS Commands or type egs:? for all available commands

Upgrade Levels

Feature Details

  • levels reset after each season
  • it only works in space (does not work on planets)
  • it only works for your ships (private & faction)
  • Warning!: nearby faction member ships will also be stealthed (within 200m)
  • Ensure you are alone if you want only your ships to be stealthed
  • It does not work on bases
  • It only works if no enemy players are nearby (up to 2000 meter)
  • You can use the unstealth command from any distance and only in the orbit where you have ships in stealth mode
  • Ships are unstealthed there where you last left them
  • You can’t stealth ships if you are guilty
  • Ships are undocked after stealth mode. To re-dock them just hop into / out of their cockpits
  • Stealthed ships avoid tax assessment and are protected from playfield wipes such as the Black Hole


  • no need to fly 50k+ km out in into space - wasting time
  • no restrictions in PvP space
  • eliminates possible medical bay spawn bug
  • eliminates to be detected by a public structure bug
  • great server performance boost - the more people stealth their ships, the better
  • offers true offline protection
  • highly encourages players to earn HWS DNA and explore the roleplay aspects that HWS offers
  • stealth info is displayed in HWS Connect (EGS Stealth Tab)
  • Use HWS Connect > EGS Stealth integration and unstealth ships with just a click