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Living Slime
Living Slime
Category Special
Type Junk
Rarity Uncommon
Blueprint Value 20.0 Units.png
Used for Upgrading, Refining
Symbol Jn
Updated Frontiers

Living Slime is a resource.


Living Slime (Jn) is a resource and one of the junk special elements.

Game description[]

A heavy, oozing slime. It is moving gently, as if it has a heartbeat of its own.

Nutrient source: unknown.


Living Slime can be acquired in several ways:

Living Slime can be refined using a Refiner with the following ingredients:

  • SPACEGUNK.5.png Viscous Fluids x1  →  SPACEGUNK.4.png Living Slime x1  ("Recycle Waste Materials", 0.6 sec./unit output)
  • PRODUCT.EYEBALL.png Hypnotic Eye x1  →  SPACEGUNK.4.png Living Slime x50  ("Biological Purge", 0.6 sec./unit output)


Through multiple steps of refining, Residual Goop can be converted to Viscous Fluids, to Living Slime, to Runaway Mould and then to Nanite Cluster.


Living Slime is not used as an ingredient for crafting.


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


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

Additional information[]

Junk type resources have the same symbol (Jn) rather than their own.


With its purple colour and description as "living", Living Slime bears a strong resemblance to S.L.I.M.E, (Surface-Living Intelligent Multiplying Endolith), from the book Alienology.[1].

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