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The information from this article is up-to-date as of 28 October, 2018.
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Ruin is one of the three architectures.

Summary[edit | edit source]

The Ruin is one of the various Points of Interest on planets. Ruins are one of the relics created by sentient alien species.

Ruins cannot be located by using a Signal Scanner. They can be located by the following means:

Lore[edit | edit source]

A ruin on a scorched planet.

Ruins typically have 2 or 3 Knowledge Stones accompanied by a memoir device similar to the ones placed in front of a Plaque. The memoir includes partial lore that depends on which of the factions built the ruin. Interaction with the memoir device grants players a new word. The lore is continuous by faction; it will continue where the faction's last lore had been revealed.

What ruins provide[edit | edit source]

Each Ruin is unique but sometimes systems will present similar or identical ruins if systems are in close proximity to each other. Ruins come in different designs; some look like two-floor brick houses while others are similar to a mosque. Ruins provide:

  • Alien words (normally 2-3 word per Ruin; some Ruins will provide up to four words)
  • Increased standing with the faction depends which species wrote it after an interaction with the memoir device.
  • A chance of finding Artifact Fragments and Large Artifact Crate
  • A rare chance of having a flagpole which will point to a Portal.

Additional information[edit | edit source]

Sculpture of a Gek head
  • Some ruins have the remains of a Gek statue, which can be a heritage from the domination period of the Gek First Spawn.

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