Structure types

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This page references base building items.

Summary[edit | edit source]

The Foundation release provides the capability for Base building. There are 12 categories of building items, as follows. They can be combined in many ways to create customs base structures, both on planets and on freighters. See Base Complexity and Base Complexity Item Values for more information.

Structure[edit | edit source]

Items related to the physical building. These can only be built on planets, not on freighters.

Aquatic Structure[edit | edit source]

The following items, comprising the Aquatic Structures category in the Build Menu, can only be built underwater on planets.

Infrastructure[edit | edit source]

Items related to general Infrastructure of the building

  • Corner Post
  • Curved Pipe
  • Curved Wall
  • Cube
  • Cylinder
  • Decoration (Garage Door)
  • Floor
  • Infrastructure Ladder
  • Large Wall
  • Large Wedge
  • Paving (2 types)
  • Pipe
  • Pyramid
  • Small Wedge
  • Sphere
  • Wall

Farming[edit | edit source]

Items that can be built or planted for farming.

Cuboid Room[edit | edit source]

Items used in constructing custom sized and shaped rooms. Can be used on planets, and in freighters. Connect with Corridors.

Room Parts[edit | edit source]

Components of rooms.

Lights[edit | edit source]

Tech[edit | edit source]

Items of a technical nature

Decoration[edit | edit source]

Items used simply for decorative purposes

  • Barrel Fabricator
  • Bed
  • Ceiling Light
  • Ceiling Panel
  • Chair (3 types)
  • Crate Fabricator
  • Curved Desk
  • Drawers
  • Flag (4 types)
  • Floor Mat
  • Flora Containment (3 types)
  • Large Monitor Station
  • Monitor Station
  • Potted Plant
  • Server
  • Table (2 types)
  • Tech Panel
  • Wall Fan
  • Wall Flag (3 types)
  • Wall Screen
  • Wall Unit
  • Weapon Rack

Glitches[edit | edit source]

Specialist Terminals[edit | edit source]

Items which allow hired NPCs or players to pursue their research

Exocraft[edit | edit source]

Items related to Exocraft pads

Decals[edit | edit source]

Decorative decals.

Storage Container[edit | edit source]

Storage containers, up to ten may be built.