Wanted level

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The subject of this article is from the initial release.
The information from this article is up-to-date as of 25 November, 2016.

This game feature determines the level of attention a player receives by the Sentinels. It is normally at Level 0, with a maximum level of 5. A status bar in the upper right-hand corner of the Heads-Up Display keeps track of the current level.

Raising the wanted level[edit | edit source]

  • Sentinels generally react to players when witnessing them violating a universal law (such as killing an animal unprovoked, or over-mining a planet's resources).
  • Engaging in combat with Sentinels will accrue wanted levels. As this level increases, the number of Sentinels will increase, and stronger Sentinels will start to reinforce.
  • Collecting Vortex Cubes, Sac Venom, and Gravitino Balls will often cause an immediate increase to Level 3, resulting in Sentinel intervention.
  • Harvesting too many resources on a planet, or using certain weapons may also raise a player's wanted level.

The wanted level will decrease over time if no additional infractions are committed. Leaving a planet will also reduce the wanted level for the time being.