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Category Special
Type Unrefined Organic Element
Rarity Common
Blueprint Value 654.0 Units.png
Symbol X
Updated Prisms

Hexite is a resource.


Hexite (X) is a resource and one of the special elements.

Game description[]

An odourless, mineral-rich substance with a hexagonal crystalline structure, harvested from the faecal matter of a creature.


During the Starbirth mission, a set amount of Hexite is awarded at a nearby (marked) crashed freighter, for use in creating the Consciousness Bridge.

Due to the random generation of rewards, guild NPCs can hand out several hundred units of Hexite.

Hexite can be obtained in small amounts by killing the Crystal Elementals on Shard-type Exotic planets.

Hexite is also exceptionally rarely awarded from Nexus missions and Frigate Expeditions.



Hexite is used as an ingredient for crafting the following products:


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


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

Additional information[]

Release history[]

  • NEXT 1.59 - Added as a resource. It has the same icon as Hex Core and Star Seed.
  • Visions - Hidden changes: Added as a possible reward for killing fauna on (some) exotic planets.