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Hadal Core
Hadal Core
Category Tradeable
Type Horrific Sample
Total Value 92,625.0 Units.png
Used for Trading
Updated Desolation

Hadal Core is a tradeable.


Hadal Core is a tradeable.

Game description[]

A highly-pressurised fleshy orb.

One can feel it push back when touched, a flash of bioluminescence stirring in the inky black core of this mysterious object.


Five pieces can be acquired from an Alluring Specimen, but with each harvest there is a chance for an Abyssal Horror to appear, destroying the remaining cores. One piece can be acquired from a Submerged Relic.

They can also be found in Derelict Freighter containers.



Hadal Core is not used as an ingredient for crafting.


Hadal Core is used as an ingredient for refining the following products using a Refiner:


Hadal Core is not used as an ingredient for cooking using a Nutrient Processor.

Release history[]

  • Abyss - Added as a trade item.
  • Abyss 1.71 - Icon changed.
  • Visions - Hidden changes: The information panel has an additional icon indicating its purpose.