Viscous Fluids

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The subject of this article is from the Origins update.
The information from this article is up-to-date as of 9 November, 2020.
Viscous Fluids
Viscous Fluids
Category Special
Type Junk
Rarity Rare
Blueprint Value 20.0 Units.png
Used for Upgrading, Refining
Symbol Jn
Updated Origins

Viscous Fluids is a resource.

Summary[edit | edit source]

Viscous Fluids (Jn) is a resource and one of the junk special elements.

Game description[edit | edit source]

An unnaturally thick liquid of dubious colour. Its origins are impossible to fathom.

Appears to have some mild magnetic properties.

Source[edit | edit source]

Viscous Fluids can be purchased and sold at Galactic Trade Terminals and NPCs for a profit. Viscous Fluid frequently appears as a removed item to repair Damaged Machinery.

Use[edit | edit source]

Through multiple steps of refining, Residual Goop can be converted to Viscous Fluids, to Living Slime, to Runaway Mould and then to Nanite Cluster.

Crafting[edit source]

Viscous Fluids is not used as an ingredient for crafting.


Refining[edit source]

Viscous Fluids is used as an ingredient for refining the following products using a Refiner:

  • SPACEGUNK.4.png Living Slime  --  Viscous Fluids x1  →  SPACEGUNK.4.png Living Slime x1  ("Recycle Waste Materials", 0.6 sec./unit output)

Cooking[edit source]

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


Additional Information[edit | edit source]

  • Junk type resources have the same symbol (Jn) rather than their own.

Release history[edit | edit source]

Gallery[edit | edit source]