The Prime: battle for Dominus site has updated to give more information about the professions (craft) players can choose from. The game is still working towards launch, but these details give a better insight into the focus of the MMO.
Professions listed are:
Each profession is a specialty that adds extra dimension to the game. Players can do all profession, but only specialize in one. Up to 200 skill levels are available to all with 1,000 being available to specialists.
Materials for the profession’s advancement and craft are gathered (harvested), purchased from vendors, or traded/salvaged. The professions are more or less self-explanatory with thier titles. The following is a quick synopsis. More can be learned on the Prime Online website.
Armortech – makes armor, obviously. Can make all three types and all pieces.
Weapontech – makes weapons and can make most of the basic weapons used in the game.
Biotech – augments gear so that it links with the user, giving it bonuses and abilities. These are in three forms: reactive (damages attacker), biomechanical (healing to player), resist (adds resistance to damage types).
Inventor – creates technical items that are used in game, like jetpacks, harvesters, etc.
Chemist – creates items that directly enhance a player over a period of time.
Harvester – master obtaining raw materials.
Soldier for Hire – finds extra items when looting, exploring areas, etc. and has access to weapons and armors others do not.