Terrifying Sample

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Abyssal Organs
Abyssal Organs
Category Artifact
Type Terrifying Sample
Total Value 1,378,211 Units.png
Used for Trading, Trading (High Value)
Updated NextGen

Terrifying Sample is a type of Artifact.

Summary[edit | edit source]

Terrifying Sample is one of several types of Artifacts and it is a reward for opening Large Artifact Crates found in Ancient Ruins.

They can also be obtained from several varieties of Space Encounters. Keeping this item when obtained in this way can cause the space encounter that awarded it to keep spawning without warning, dropping you out of pulse drive involuntarily.

Game description[edit | edit source]

An appalling relic, the haunted remains of some abyssal horror. It has lived at least X0 lifetimes, and will live many more again.

Will stalk the bearer across the galaxy and the next, unless it is sold before the curse can take effect.

Modifier and value ranges[edit | edit source]

The table shows the modifier and value ranges. There is no correlation between the modifier and the value, both are randomly chosen within their ranges.

Rarity Modifier Modifier with text Base value Total value
Common 2-5 20-50 lifetimes 100,000 - 250,000 Units.png 115,000 - 287,500 Units.png
Uncommon 6-11 60-110 lifetimes 300,000 - 600,000 Units.png 345,000 - 690,000 Units.png
Rare 14-30 140-300 lifetimes 900,000 - 1,200,000 Units.png 1,035,000 - 1,380,000 Units.png

Top 5 List[edit | edit source]

The following items are the most valuable Terrifying Sample discovered. If your artifact doesn't qualify for this list, it still should be added to the Artifact Research page for additional scientific study.

To qualify for this list, the following items apply:
  * The value of the artifact must be greater than the 5th item on the list.
  * A screenshot of the information panel need to be added. (Use the Upload file page to upload a screenshot)
  * If you are unsure how to properly edit this page, please add your discovery to the Artifact Research page.

Top 5 - Rare[edit | edit source]

Top 5 - Uncommon[edit | edit source]

Top 5 - Common[edit | edit source]

Name generation[edit | edit source]

The names are procedurally generated with certain terms using one of the following options: 1. Adjective + Noun; 2. Adjective + Noun.

The sequence is taken from the game file.

Adjective[edit | edit source]

  1. Eldritch
  2. Abyssal
  3. Nightmarish
  4. Haunted
  5. Lost
  6. Gloaming
  7. Eerie
  8. Chilling
  9. Frozen
  10. Unnerving
  11. Ghastly
  12. Grim
  13. Twisted
  14. Dripping
  15. Twitching
  16. Ominous
  17. Impossible
  18. Inverted
  19. Hopeless
  20. Abandoned
  21. Hypnotic
  22. Timeless
  23. Whispering
  24. Imagined
  25. Forlorn
  26. Woebegotten
  27. Screaming
  28. Crying
  29. Frozen
  30. Deathly
  31. Floppy
  32. Writhing
  33. Prismatic
  34. Dreadful
  35. Twisted

Noun[edit | edit source]

  1. Core
  2. Eye
  3. Heart
  4. Gem
  5. Orb
  6. Sphere
  7. Globe
  8. Tendril
  9. Jelly
  10. Tentacle
  11. Coils
  12. Gelsack
  13. Bio-Anomaly
  14. Sample
  15. Remains
  16. Organs
  17. Lavae
  18. Spores
  19. Grubs
  20. Worms

Additional information[edit | edit source]

  • The game description and the name generation are extracted from the 1.77 version of NMS_LOC4_ENGLISH.MBIN game file, while the modifier and value ranges are extracted from the 1.77 version of PROCEDURALPRODUCTTABLE.MBIN game file.

Release history[edit | edit source]

  • Abyss - Added as an Artifact.
  • Abyss 1.71 - Icon changed.
  • Visions - Hidden changes: The specified base value ranges of all types are multiplied by 1.15, this total value is indicated on the information panel of each artifact. The information panels are colour coded by rarity and an additional icon indicates its purpose.