Chromatic Metal

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The subject of this article is from the Companions update.
The information from this article is up-to-date as of 30 March, 2021.
Chromatic Metal
Chromatic Metal
Category Special
Type Highly Refined Stellar Metal
Rarity Rare
Blueprint Value 245.0 Units.png
Used for Building, Crafting, Upgrading
Symbol Ch
Updated Companions

Chromatic Metal is a resource.

Summary[edit | edit source]

Chromatic Metal (Ch) is a resource and one of the special elements. It is used for construction of advanced technologies.

Game description[edit | edit source]

A processed metal alloy, created in a Refiner from the stellar metals: Copper, Cadmium, Emeril and Indium.

The rarer the stellar metal, the more Chromatic Metal it will produce.

This valuable metal is used in the creation of many advanced technologies.

Source[edit | edit source]

Chromatic Metal for purchase from a Galactic Trade Terminal.
  • Available for purchase from some Galactic Trade Terminals.
  • Can be requested from freighter's captain for rescuing his Freighter from pirates, up to 256 Chromatic Metal.
  • Drops from destroyed Pirate ships and NPC ships (standing will decrease) in small amounts, 30-50 Chromatic Metal per ship destroyed.
  • Drops from Freighter cargo pods (Sentinels will attack back) or accompanying free floating cargo pods (standing will decrease), 200-250 Chromatic Metal per pod destroyed.

Chromatic Metal can be refined using a Refiner with the following ingredients:

  • SUBSTANCE.YELLOW.2.png Copper x2  →  SUBSTANCE.STELLAR.2.png Chromatic Metal x1  ("Extract Chromatic Material", 0.9 sec./unit output)
  • SUBSTANCE.RED.2.png Cadmium x1  →  SUBSTANCE.STELLAR.2.png Chromatic Metal x1  ("Extract Chromatic Material", 0.9 sec./unit output)
  • SUBSTANCE.GREEN.2.png Emeril x2  →  SUBSTANCE.STELLAR.2.png Chromatic Metal x3  ("Extract Chromatic Material", 0.9 sec./unit output)
  • SUBSTANCE.BLUE.2.png Indium x2  →  SUBSTANCE.STELLAR.2.png Chromatic Metal x4  ("Extract Chromatic Material", 0.9 sec./unit output)
  • SUBSTANCE.EXYELLOW.2.png Activated Copper x1  →  SUBSTANCE.STELLAR.2.png Chromatic Metal x1  ("Extract Chromatic Material", 0.9 sec./unit output)
  • SUBSTANCE.EXRED.2.png Activated Cadmium x1  →  SUBSTANCE.STELLAR.2.png Chromatic Metal x2  ("Extract Chromatic Material", 0.9 sec./unit output)
  • SUBSTANCE.EXGREEN.2.png Activated Emeril x1  →  SUBSTANCE.STELLAR.2.png Chromatic Metal x3  ("Extract Chromatic Material", 0.9 sec./unit output)
  • SUBSTANCE.EXBLUE.2.png Activated Indium x1  →  SUBSTANCE.STELLAR.2.png Chromatic Metal x4  ("Extract Chromatic Material", 0.9 sec./unit output)
  • SUBSTANCE.LAND.2.png Pure Ferrite x1  +  SUBSTANCE.YELLOW.2.png Copper x1  →  SUBSTANCE.STELLAR.2.png Chromatic Metal x1  ("Chromatic Metal Fusion", 0.9 sec./unit output)
  • SUBSTANCE.LAND.2.png Pure Ferrite x1  +  SUBSTANCE.RED.2.png Cadmium x1  →  SUBSTANCE.STELLAR.2.png Chromatic Metal x2  ("Chromatic Metal Fusion", 0.9 sec./unit output)
  • SUBSTANCE.LAND.2.png Pure Ferrite x1  +  SUBSTANCE.GREEN.2.png Emeril x1  →  SUBSTANCE.STELLAR.2.png Chromatic Metal x3  ("Chromatic Metal Fusion", 0.9 sec./unit output)
  • SUBSTANCE.LAND.2.png Pure Ferrite x1  +  SUBSTANCE.BLUE.2.png Indium x1  →  SUBSTANCE.STELLAR.2.png Chromatic Metal x4  ("Chromatic Metal Fusion", 0.9 sec./unit output)
  • SUBSTANCE.LAND.2.png Pure Ferrite x1  +  SUBSTANCE.EXYELLOW.2.png Activated Copper x1  →  SUBSTANCE.STELLAR.2.png Chromatic Metal x2  ("Chromatic Metal Fusion", 0.9 sec./unit output)
  • SUBSTANCE.LAND.2.png Pure Ferrite x1  +  SUBSTANCE.EXRED.2.png Activated Cadmium x1  →  SUBSTANCE.STELLAR.2.png Chromatic Metal x4  ("Chromatic Metal Fusion", 0.9 sec./unit output)
  • SUBSTANCE.LAND.2.png Pure Ferrite x1  +  SUBSTANCE.EXGREEN.2.png Activated Emeril x1  →  SUBSTANCE.STELLAR.2.png Chromatic Metal x6  ("Chromatic Metal Fusion", 0.9 sec./unit output)
  • SUBSTANCE.LAND.2.png Pure Ferrite x1  +  SUBSTANCE.EXBLUE.2.png Activated Indium x1  →  SUBSTANCE.STELLAR.2.png Chromatic Metal x8  ("Chromatic Metal Fusion", 0.9 sec./unit output)
  • SUBSTANCE.ASTEROID.2.png Gold x1  +  SUBSTANCE.ASTEROID.1.png Silver x1  +  SUBSTANCE.YELLOW.2.png Copper x1  →  SUBSTANCE.STELLAR.2.png Chromatic Metal x5  ("Chromatic Stellar Fusion", 0.6 sec./unit output)
  • SUBSTANCE.ASTEROID.2.png Gold x1  +  SUBSTANCE.ASTEROID.1.png Silver x1  +  SUBSTANCE.RED.2.png Cadmium x1  →  SUBSTANCE.STELLAR.2.png Chromatic Metal x10  ("Chromatic Stellar Fusion", 0.6 sec./unit output)
  • SUBSTANCE.ASTEROID.2.png Gold x1  +  SUBSTANCE.ASTEROID.1.png Silver x1  +  SUBSTANCE.GREEN.2.png Emeril x1  →  SUBSTANCE.STELLAR.2.png Chromatic Metal x20  ("Chromatic Stellar Fusion", 0.6 sec./unit output)
  • SUBSTANCE.ASTEROID.2.png Gold x1  +  SUBSTANCE.ASTEROID.1.png Silver x1  +  SUBSTANCE.BLUE.2.png Indium x1  →  SUBSTANCE.STELLAR.2.png Chromatic Metal x30  ("Chromatic Stellar Fusion", 0.6 sec./unit output)

Use[edit | edit source]

Crafting[edit source]

Chromatic Metal is used as an ingredient for crafting the following products:

Refining[edit source]

Chromatic Metal is used as an ingredient for refining the following products using a Refiner:

Cooking[edit source]

Chromatic Metal is used as an ingredient for cooking the following products using a Nutrient Processor:

  • PRODUCT.PLANT.STELLARWILD.png Silicon Egg  --  Chromatic Metal x1  →  PRODUCT.PLANT.STELLARWILD.png Silicon Egg x1  ("Chromatic Yolk Formation", 5 sec./unit output)

Infinite Chromatic Metal - Beyond[edit | edit source]

NOTE: this exploit is only possible with Indium as of the Synthesis release.

It is possible to get an infinite amount of Chromatic Metal using 1-2 Medium Refiners/Large Refiners, Indium, and Chromatic Metal.

  • Start with 4x Indium and 4x Chromatic Metal
  • In the first Refiner put 4x Indium as the first resource and 4x Chromatic Metal as the second resource. This will generate 8x Indium.
  • In the second Refiner put 4x Indium into the first slot. This will give you a 8x Chromatic Metal, with 4x Indium leftover from step 1.
  • Repeat

Important notes:

  • Technically only one refiner is needed but having two makes it quicker to be doing both conversions at the same time.
  • Make sure not to use up all of your starting Indium while converting into Chromatic Metal.
  • This is also a way to get infinite Copper, Cadmium, Emeril, or Indium.
  • This does not work with Activated Indium.
  • You can add Pure Ferrite to the second refiner to jumpstart the process

Release history[edit | edit source]

  • NEXT - Added as a resource.
  • Visions - Hidden changes: The information panel has an additional icon indicating its purpose.
  • Beyond - Hidden changes: Charging removed from the "Used for" list.
  • Synthesis - Stellar metal recipes changed, infinite metal exploit fixed

Gallery[edit | edit source]