Exotic elements

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The subject of this article is from a previous version of No Man's Sky and is now considered obsolete.
The information from this article is kept for historical purposes and should not be further categorised.
Omegon, one of the Exotic family

Exotic elements are one of the original five divisions of the periodic table in No Man's Sky.

Summary[edit | edit source]

Exotic elements (formerly known as Precious elements) are very rare, and extremely lucrative when sold in Galactic markets.

All elements in the Exotic family have an icon with a purple background when shown in the players inventory, or on the No Man's Sky periodic table.

When a scan is taken of an area, locations with Exotic elements are tagged with a purple diamond-shaped icon.

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Members[edit | edit source]

Known members of the Exotic elements family are Omegon (Om), Radnox (Ra), Murrine (Mu), and Calium (Ca).

The Foundation Update added the elements Cymatygen (Cy), Kelp Sac (Ks), Rubeum (Ru), and Viridium (Vi).

Icon Element Abbrev Rarity Description Base value  units
Substance.exotic.rare1.png Cymatygen Cy Rare An element found only in Blue Star Systems, and commonly located in large terrain piles. 275.0
Substance.neutral.rare9.png Kelp Sac Ks Rare A chemical found in the roots of certain underwater plants. 41.3
Substance.neutral.rare12.png Rubeum Ru Rare An element found only in Red Star Systems, and commonly located in large terrain piles. 288.8
Substance.neutral.rare10.png Viridium Vi Rare An element found only in Green Star Systems, and commonly located in large terrain piles. 302.5
Substance.precious.rare1.png Omegon Om Very Rare Dark matter element. A hugely powerful, largely unknown and entirely untested substance. Extremely rare. 309.4
Substance.precious.rare2.png Radnox Ra Very Rare Mysterious and valuable chemical resource. 302.5
Substance.precious.rare3.png Murrine Mu Very Rare Valuable commodity known for its charming qualities. 302.5
Substance.precious.rare4.png Calium Ca Very Rare Rare substance found in many blob-like creatures throughout the Galaxy. Also available on extreme toxicity planets, concealed within light green spheres. 288.8

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