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Ion Battery
Ion Battery
Category Consumable
Type Portable Energy Storage
Total Value 200.0 Units.png
Used for Building, Charging, Upgrading
Updated Prisms

Ion Battery is a consumable product.


Ion Battery is a consumable product.

Game description[]

Convenient and optimised power storage unit. Used in a wide variety of defensive and hazard protection systems.

Constructed by fusing Ferrite Dust with underground Cobalt. Frequently found ready-made in cylindrical metal containers.


Ion Battery can be built using a blueprint and the following ingredients:

Ion Battery can be refined using a Refiner with the following ingredients:

  • SUBSTANCE.LAND.1.png Ferrite Dust x10  +  SUBSTANCE.ASTEROID.1.png Silver x10  +  SUBSTANCE.CATALYST.1.png Sodium x10  →  NmsTech Voltaic Cell Icon 13.png Ion Battery x1  ("Ion Capture", 90 sec./unit output)

Also available from any Galactic Trade Terminal.


Ion Batteries can be used to recharge the following items:

Ion Batteries can be used to tame fauna of the genus Mechanoceris.

Ion Battery is used as an ingredient for crafting the following products:

Release history[]

  • NEXT - This product replaced Voltaic cell.
  • Visions - Refinement changed, previously used Ferrite Dust (x10), Carbon (x5) and Cobalt (x10). Hidden changes: The information panel has an additional icon indicating its purpose.
  • Origins - Now charges all products that use it 100%, previously was ~38%.
  • Prisms - Now need 5 Ferrite Dust for craft instead 20.