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"An extremely hard, dense metal. While it is best known for its use powering nuclear reactors, its physical properties also make it excellent in some roles as a tool, weapon, or armor."

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Uranium is the rarest material in the game. It can be used to craft very powerful (but very slow) blunt weapons, but this is generally wasteful, as it is a required element in the construction of certain late-game high-tech constructions, most notably the end-game ship.


Tiles of uranium ore can be found rarely throughout the map, but must be mined before they can be used. Small amounts of it can be salvaged from deconstructing ancient cryptosleep caskets, or may randomly arrive in cargo pods. The most reliable method for acquiring it is to purchase it from bulk goods traders. Once you've completed the research necessary to construct a deep drill, it can also be found in small deposits underground.

Playing in Large or Ludeonicrous maps (of 300x300 or 400x400 tiles respectively) offer greater chance of finding it on the surface.


Uranium ore in game

Uranium ore tiles have 4,000 health, making them one of the slower ores to mine. They can be found in small veins, ranging from 1 to 6 tiles in size. Each mined block yields 35 uranium, although miners with less than 8 skill in mining will produce significantly less.