Shadow Chamber is a facility in XCOM 2. The Shadow Chamber allows you to perform some additional special Research Projects not otherwise available.

Shadow Chamber Information

  • In addition to providing access to new projects, the Shadow Chamber will also give you advance info on Missions you are about to take. From the Mission select screen, it will show you the amount of enemies to expect as well as which types. If you have not encountered a particular enemy yet, it will identify the enemy as ENEMY UNKNOWN.

Shadow Chamber Construction

Prerequisite Build Requirements Build Time Monthly Upkeep Cost
Alien Encryption 125 Supplies, 5 Power ?? 30

Shadow Chamber Upgrade


Upgrade Build Requirments Monthly Upkeep Cost Description
Psionic Gate 200 Supplies, 4 Power 50 ??


Shadow Projects

Please note, that selecting any shadow project will suspend any research project in progress and will prevent from conducting them for research duration. After selecting shadow project player can see Shen and Tygan being in Shadow Chamber. However one can still do projects in the proving grounds.

Name of Project Est. Time Cost Effect
Blacksite Vial  3 days (5 scientists)  1x Blacksite Vial  
Codex Brain  3 days (5 scientists)  1x Codex Brain  

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