The maximum size for a multitool is 24, or a 3x8 rectangle. Both bars will increase in length as the Scanner is upgraded. Once triggered the Scanner begins a cool down period during which it cannot be used again. Justtake a look at it, see if you can afford it, and purchase if you need. If youre wandering the galaxy and unsure about what you should be doing, its a good idea to focus on increasing your inventory, your ship size and your multitool. Scatter Blaster edit edit source The Scatter Blaster is a dedicated weapon that fires a spray of projectiles. New players begin the game with the. The Mining Beam depletes an internal energy supply as it is used. Things become cramped very quickly if youre not upgrading your inventory space as you upgrade your equipment. Some NPCs may gift you a new Multi-tool. The information from this article is up-to-date as of 24 July, 2018. Multi-tools come in a wide range of potencies. The Scatter Blaster can be upgraded with Scatter Blaster Upgrades (which increase damage, clip size, and bullets per shot and which also decrease reload times) and with a Shell Greaser (which decreases reload times). When the supply is fully depleted the Plasma Launcher needs to be recharged with Unstable Plasma. That middle step may be necessary. The tool doesn't actually have inventory slots that you fill with items (minerals etc so it doesn't need as many slots. Its protection only works against projectiles - other sources of damage will still affect the player normally.