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Solitary

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Solitary.png Solitary
Icon 96 solitary.png

Requirements:

  • Enclosed

Improvements:

Used by:

Contraband:

None

Other Information:

  • This room can apply Suppression to prisoners in Solitary Confinement.
Padded Solitary.png Padded Solitary
Padded Solitary icon.png
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Date of the last article update. Content based on The Sneezer
8/2020 | The Sneezer

Requirements:

  • Enclosed

Improvements:

Used by:

Contraband:

None

Other Information:

  • DLC Content
  • This room can apply Suppression to prisoners in Solitary Confinement.

A specialized cell that only holds one prisoner that has been sentenced to solitary confinement. Prisoners who do not respect the prison rules are brought here for a specified amount of time based on your Policy, or they can be sent there by you manually for whatever reason. A solitary cell can be smaller than a normal cell, allowing you to fit them into otherwise wasted spaces.

Solitary builds up Suppression very quickly and will fully suppress a prisoner after 2 hours and 15 minutes in-game. With Warden Rita this time is halved. Once released, the prisoner will lose suppression very slowly.

Other than Cells, Dormitories and Holding Cells, Solitary Cells do not require any equipment like beds or toilets. They may of course contain such objects anyway, to avoid prisoners' needs rising during solitary. The only need that will be addressed otherwise will be the food need, as meals will be brought to solitary cells by guards to prevent the prisoners from starving.

The only way to recruit Confidential Informants is approaching prisoners currently locked in solitary, as some of them will be willing to turn snitch in exchange for early release from confinement. Click on a prisoner in solitary and go to the 'Experience' tab and there is a chance he will have the option "Recruit Informant" available.

Building solitary cells will not increase your prison's capacity (and thus its valuation in the according Report) as normal cells and dormitories do, and holding cells if they are containing beds. Also, solitary cells won't get a cell grading like normal cells and dormitories.

PW DLC.png Padded Solitary[edit]

Padded Solitary has exactly the same function as a normal version. The only difference is that is has padded walls for safety and it's intended to be used only by Criminally Insane inmates. Other security groups can't be sent there when they get punished.

Tips[edit]

  • Hovering over a prisoner who has been moved to Solitary as a result of misconduct displays the amount of time they will be in solitary confinement.
  • Despite the need to be enclosed (i.e. directly surrounded by walls and a door), there's no need for this room to be indoors (or outdoors) explicitly, you may put it anywhere.
  • Solitary confinement punishment (as well as lockdown punishment) can be lifted by selecting a punished prisoner and clicking on End punishment button in Biography tab.

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