Iron

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The subject of this article is from the Atlas Rises update.
The information from this article is up-to-date as of 23 July, 2018.

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.
Iron
Iron
Type Oxide
Rarity Common
Blueprint Value 13.8 Units.png
Symbol Fe
Updated Atlas Rises

Iron (Fe) is a common metal and a member of the Oxide elements class.

Summary[edit | edit source]

In the early releases of No Man's Sky, Iron was the most commonly-used resource. It was used to build and recharge defensive technologies, fuel a ship's Pulse Engine, construct planet bases, and create a host of other products.

However in the NEXT release, the various forms of Ferrite (especially Ferrite Dust) replaced it in many blueprint formulas.

Game description[edit | edit source]

Wild iron

Mined element used to build and recharge defensive technologies. Found in rock formations and areas of geological interest.

Source[edit | edit source]

On planets, Iron can be mined with the Boltcaster or Mining Beam attachments for the Multi-tool.

Iron may also be obtained by dismantling items built with Iron.

Use[edit | edit source]

Crafting[edit source]

Iron is used as an ingredient for crafting the following products:

Refining[edit source]

Iron is not used as an ingredient for refining using a Refiner.

Cooking[edit source]

Iron is not used as an ingredient for cooking using a Nutrient Processor.


Additional information[edit | edit source]

  • Iron can be sold in the Marketplace.
  • Iron is tied with Acid and Dirt for the shortest item name in the current version of No Man’s Sky, with 4 characters.

Release history[edit | edit source]

  • Release - original game element
  • NEXT - removed from the game - any Iron in a player's inventory was converted to Ferrite Dust

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