Silver

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Silver

This metal is mostly used as a commodity currency. It can also be used for making attractive decorations.


Type
MaterialMetal
Stack Limit
500

Base Stats

Beauty
−4
Market Value
1
Mass
0.007

Stat Modifiers

Beauty
×2+6
Flammability
×0.2
Max Hit Points
×0.7
Melee Blunt Damage
×1.1
Melee Cooldown
×1
Melee Sharp Damage
×0.5
Work To Make
×1


Silver is a precious, uncommon material. It is ill-suited for industrial or structural use, but is recognized as a trade currency which all traders will readily accept. Furniture, joy sources, and sculptures built with silver tend to have very impressive beauty values, and it can also be used to produce slightly better-than-average blunt weapons (though this is rarely a wise use of the metal). Silver is also a necessary ingredient in building sterile tiles, which improve the rate at which your colonists do research and reduce the chance of infection during recovery from wounds.


Obtaining

Tiles of silver ore can be found on any map, but must be mined before they can be used. All traders carry a significant amount of silver on them, and will happily trade it for your goods. Non-tribal raiders may carry silver with them when they attack. Ancient ship parts often drop silver when destroyed. Once you've completed the research necessary to construct a deep drill, it can also be found in midsize deposits underground.

Ore

Silver ore

Silver ore tiles have 1,500 health each, making them one of the faster ores to mine. They can be found in midsize veins, ranging from 4 to 12 tiles in size. Each mined block yields 35 silver, although miners with less than 8 skill in mining will produce significantly less.