Cukrona Tau

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The subject of this article is from the NEXT update.
The information from this article is up-to-date as of 28 October, 2018.
Cukrona Tau
Cukrona Tau
Galaxy Eissentam
Region Aslees Boundary
Star system Gormler XIX
Moon of Mejic 16/02
Terrain Pangea
Biome Irradiated - Radioactive Moon
Weather Irradiated Storms
Resources Gamma Root, Cobalt, Uranium, Copper
Sentinels Low
Flora Bountiful
Fauna Ample
Discovered by roytheodd
Game Mode Normal
Platform PS4
Updated NEXT


Cukrona Tau is a moon in No Man's Sky.

Summary[edit | edit source]

Cukrona Tau is a moon of the planet Mejic 16/02 in the Gormler XIX star system, which is located in the Aslees Boundary region of the Eissentam galaxy on the PS4 version of No Man's Sky universe.

Description[edit | edit source]

Cukrona Tau is a scarred globe whose surface is sometimes brown, sometimes bronze, and sometimes orange. High clouds cast swift-moving shadows over the bumpy landscape. Odd foliage and mineral deposits reach up from the surface, but nothing that implores a passerby to stop. It would be easy to simply get a quick photo of your Starship with the triple rings of Mejic 16/02 as a backdrop and then fly into the sky. It would be easy to dismiss this entire place.

Like the planet that Cukrona Tau orbits, though, this moon is an explorer's delight. There is always something on the Analysis Visor here. There are things in the ground and things that float and a wide variety of minerals and resources. As long as you can tolerate the radiation there is something to discover. The radiation is perpetual though, measuring 7.0 Rad at all times of day and night and with a daily radioactive supercell pushing it to 11.2 Rad. A base level Exosuit has about five minutes to explore before it needs to take shelter and to recharge.

Points of Interest[edit | edit source]

There are a wide variety of points of interest on Cukrona Tau. Discoveries include all manner of antiquities and colonial outposts, as well at least one crashed freighter.

Beacons[edit | edit source]

There are at least three Save Beacons on Cukrona Tau. The first two are a pair only 275u apart – a short walk – with one at the portal and its mate at the nearby trading post. There is another placed at the Traveller grave called Edwigh-Riet's End.

Portal[edit | edit source]

The portal is marked with a beacon. Portal address is
302AFD339A04

Resources[edit | edit source]

The following resources are found on Cukrona Tau.

Name Category Type Node
Carbon Crystal Curiosity Concentrated Carbon Deposit Floating Crystal
Cobalt Subterranean Mineral Resource Deposit
Condensed Carbon Refined Organic Element Red crystals
Copper Refined Stellar Metal Resource Deposit
Di-hydrogen High Energy Substance Blue crystals
Gamma Root Harvested Agricultural Substance Gamma Weed
Radon Compressed Atmospheric Gas Mutant Plant
Sac Venom Trade Commodity Sac Venom
Sodium Nitrate Refined Catalytic Element Yellow crystals
Vortex Cube Trade Commodity Subterranean Relic

Sentinels[edit | edit source]

The sentinels of Cukrona Tau are very mellow. They really only investigate when the mining beam is used to overharvest resources or to hurt fauna. As long as you conceal your Multitool, the sentinels will leave you alone after their investigation. However, harvesting a Sac Venom will trigger a level 2 response.

Flora[edit | edit source]

The following flora are found on Cukrona Tau.

Image Name Root structure Nutrient source Notes Primary Element Secondary Element Type
Universal Flora
Nms A Conehoffea bulb.jpg A. Conehoffea Desiccated Aerobic Digestion Combustible Fruit Marrow Bulb Bulb flower
Nms Haz Cukrona Tau.jpg Hazardous Flora Oxygen Sodium Polyp
K Moonthayrima.jpg K. Moonthayrima Gravitational Salt Fusion Retractable Fronds Oxygen Bulb flower
L Lashugdonium.jpg L. Lashugdonium Widespread Atmospheric Moisture Stinging Fruit Marrow Bulb Bulb flower
U Pondsocetus.jpg U. Pondsocetus Sentient Photosynthesis High Metal Content Sodium Bulb flower
U Washlikistosa.jpg U. Washlikistosa Omni-Directional Cosmic Radiation Edible Seeds Oxygen Carnivorous
X Quadgaylica.jpg X. Quadgaylica Irregular Fungal Symbiosis Four Dimensional Special[1] Bulb flower
  1. Deuterium Rich Plant; harvesting initiates a jetpack power surge
Unique Flora
Nms A Conehoffea fern.jpg A. Conehoffea Desiccated Aerobic Digestion Combustible Fruit Carbon Gamma Root Fern
L Wiltaverima.jpg L. Wiltaverima Substantial Sublimated Nitrogen Inaudible Carbon Gamma Root Fern
R Brilsidae.jpg R. Brilsidae Symbiotic Sunlight Unpolinated Carbon Sulphurine Tree
R Ironupellosa.jpg R. Ironupellosa Omni-Directional Autotrophic Semi-Liquid Bulbs Carbon Fern
T Glossepum.jpg T. Glossepum Efficient Underground Bubbles Spongy Coating Carbon Gamma Root Tree
V Kylotothii.jpg V. Kylotothii Unfathomable Infrared Radiation Itchy Pollen Carbon Oxygen Tree
W Burnameae.jpg W. Burnameae Branching Fungal Harvest Metallic Nodes Carbon Coprite Fern

Fauna[edit | edit source]

The following fauna are found on Cukrona Tau. All of the planet's species have been discovered.

Image Name Gender Temperament Diet Weight Height Notes Commonality Genus
Aerial Fauna
L Lemurubeus.jpg L. Lemurubeus Female Skittish Gamma Weed 42.7kg 0.5m Alluring pheromones Common Rhopalocera
R Cobthoe.jpg R. Cobthoe Female Easily startled Fresh leaves 72.1kg 0.8m Hatched from cocoons Common Agnelis
Terrestrial Fauna
A Solarmophera.jpg A. Solarmophera Unknown Reckless Venom Urchins 154.9kg 3.3m Hears ground vibrations Rare Tyranocae
J Starlefusium.jpg J. Starlefusium None Fidgety Mordite roots 81.4kg 1.5m Has no bones Uncommon Ungulatis
M Funeionia.jpg M. Funeionia Rational Docile Grass 59.9kg 0.9m Secondary skin Common Theroma
O Crocoebae.jpg O. Crocoebae Unknown Cheerful Di-hydrogen crystals 66.5kg 0.9m Aware of its fate Common Ungulatis
Subterranean Fauna
F Patyistea.jpg F. Patyistea Orthogonal Does not fear death Offal 88.5kg 1.6m Carries symbiotic worm Uncommon Tyranocae

Minerals[edit | edit source]

The following minerals are found on Cukrona Tau.

Image Name Metal Content Formation Process Notes Primary Element Secondary Element Explorer Notes
Awsonsite.jpg Awsonsite 77% Lithification Gravitational Bonds Chlorine
Nms Baddeite column.jpg Baddeite 61% Petrifaction Quantum Instability Pure Ferrite Uranium Stone column
Nms Baddeite rock.jpg Baddeite 61% Petrifaction Quantum Instability Salt Tubular rocks
Croixite.jpg Croixite 65% Water Transport Extrusive Ferrite Dust Sodium
Eauxaite.jpg Eauxaite 54% Pyroclastic Conductive Ferrite Dust Carbon
Elyustibe.jpg Elyustibe 73% Spontaneous Inert Ferrite Dust Salt
Nms Ikovanite rock.jpg Ikovanite 45% Gas Humidity Partially Invisible Ferrite Dust Rock
Nms Ikovanite goo.jpg Ikovanite 45% Gas Humidity Partially Invisible Pure Ferrite Extrusive igneous mound
Kosenaite.jpg Kosenaite 68% Plant Deposits Electromagnetic Ferrite Dust
Lamiedite.jpg Lamiedite 49% Soil Amalgamation Complex Crystals Salt
Latroite.jpg Latroite 63% Polymerization High Surface Temperature Ferrite Dust Uranium
Neburaite.jpg Neburaite 44% Pyroclastic Sulphurous Ferrite Dust Uranium
Neyborilite.jpg Neyborilite 75% Soil Compaction Unexpectedly Bouyant Salt
Nukolicite.jpg Nukolicite 42% Diagenesis High Viscosity Cobalt Stalagmite
Nuyerhoite.jpg Nuyerhoite 73% Petrifaction Melts Easily Ferrite Dust Carbon
Nms Proubite stalactite.jpg Proubite 64% Ammonia Groundwater Recently Formed Cobalt Salt Stalactite
Nms Proubite rock.jpg Proubite 64% Ammonia Groundwater Recently Formed Ferrite Dust Carbon Rock
Rohorite.jpg Rohorite 44% Cementation High Viscosity Ferrite Dust Salt
Roquaite.jpg Roquaite 42% Ground up Shells Contains Organic Matter Chlorine Oxygen
Nms Viitaite column.jpg Viitaite 55% Soil Compaction Liquid Centre Pure Ferrite Uranium Column
Nms Viitaite rock.jpg Viitaite 55% Soil Compaction Liquid Centre Salt Pure Ferrite Green rock

Discovery[edit | edit source]

Cukrona Tau was discovered on 12 August 2018 by explorer roytheodd.

Alias names[edit | edit source]

PS4 Original: Cukrona Tau
PS4 Current: Cukrona Tau

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