Tungsten is a uncommon however extraordinarily vital useful resource in Starfield. You’ll want it for a ton of various machines while you’re constructing out your outposts, so it’s vital to get a tungsten mine up and working as quickly as doable. The issue is that tungsten could be a bit onerous to return by out within the extensive universe of Starfield — totally free, a minimum of.
On this Starfield information, we’ll stroll you thru the place yow will discover tungsten and the way to make as a lot of it as you need (so long as you’re on PC).
The place to search out Tungsten in Starfield
Tungsten is a little bit of a ache to trace down in Starfield — a minimum of within the early sport. You could find it resting on many alternative planets within the universe, however lots of them have excessive environments, which suggests you received’t be capable of construct an outpost on them till you unlock the Planetary Habitation talent (which requires you to achieve the Grasp tier of the Science talent tree) and improve it to a minimum of rank one to take care of excessive temperatures.
The choice is to discover a celestial physique with loads of tungsten on it and and excessive surroundings. Enter Voss, a moon of Olivas, a gasoline large within the Alpha Centauri system.
Voss is full of sources, together with water, lead, nickel, and even uranium. However tungsten is its most beneficial useful resource of all — and there’s loads of it available. Head over to Voss, open your scanner, and decide one of many huge grey spots to the touch down in. The one dangerous factor about Voss is that it doesn’t have a helium-3 provide, which suggests you’ll want to make use of photo voltaic panels for energy. Nonetheless, as soon as you agree this planet, you’ll have a vast provide of tungsten. Even higher, you will get this farm going pretty early within the sport, which is able to make your life a lot simpler as you attempt to increase out into the galaxy.
There are a few different tungsten-rich planets in each the Alpha Centauri and Sol methods that we need to name out. Every of those have excessive environments, however when you improve your Planetary Habitation talent, you can also make a second, third, and even fourth tungsten farm on one or all of those:
- Bondar, planet within the Alpha Centauri system
- Titan, moon of Jupiter within the Sol system
- Pluto, planet within the Sol system
The place to purchase Tungsten
You’ll be able to (and may) purchase tungsten from all the standard useful resource outlets in Starfield: Jemison Mercantile in New Atlantis, the UC Alternate in Cydonia, and the Mining League in Neon. You may also get fortunate together with your native Commerce Authority, so it’s value popping in to see.
Every single day of in-game time you need to be capable of discover fairly a little bit of tungsten at Jemison Mercantile. And once they run out, you may all the time go wait on a close-by chair or head again to your ship and sleep for twenty-four hours. Once you return, you need to be capable of purchase extra. If not, go relaxation for one more 24 and are available again.
Tungsten merchandise ID
Starfield has console instructions — on PC a minimum of — that you should use to do a wide range of issues, like give your self limitless storage or, on this case, give your self particular gadgets.
To offer your self tungsten, you’ll want to make use of its merchandise ID code, which is: 0000556B.
Hit the ` key any time throughout your Starfield playthrough and also you’ll pull up the console command. Right here is the complete console command to present your self 20 tungsten in Starfield:
- participant.additem 0000556B 20
You’ll be able to copy/paste the code above instantly into your console command, sans bullet level.
If you wish to get extra tungsten in a single command, change the 20 on the tip of the code offered above to 50, 100, even 1,000. When you hit enter, you’ll be capable of discover the useful resource sitting in your stock.
It’s value mentioning that utilizing console instructions can disable achievements in Starfield, so watch out when you’re an achievement hunter.
What’s tungsten used for in Starfield?
You’ll primarily want tungsten for constructing heavy mining machines in Starfield, most notably stable useful resource extractors on your outposts.
So as to construct a self-sustaining tungsten farm — with a generator fed from helium-3 and a minimum of two stable extractors — you’ll want a minimum of eight tungsten (in addition to different supplies). If you wish to throw in a Switch Container, so you may seize mentioned tungsten whereas nonetheless in your ship, you’ll want one other 5.
We propose you buy 20 or so tungsten earlier than making an attempt to construct your self a tungsten mine — or another useful resource like iron or aluminum.