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Matter Beam
Matter Beam
Category Freighter - Hyperdrive
Type Freighter Technology
Updated Origins


The Matter Beam is a freighter technology that allows long distance matter transfer to and from a freighter.

Game description[]

A device that modulates standard freighter communication signals to enable the interplanetary transport of matter as well as data.

Freighters fitted with such a device can send and receive products and substances to a user's Exo-suit over a long distance.


The blueprint can be researched at the Freighter Research Terminal for 5 Salvaged Frigate Modules.


Matter Beam can be built using a blueprint and the following ingredients:

Matter Beam can be dismantled after construction, returning the following ingredients:

Additional information[]

The Matter Beam can teleport items between the Exo-suit and the freighter's main storage, and in addition to any Freighter Storage Unit built, when the player and the freighter are in the same system.

When the player and freighter are in different systems, or even in different galaxies, items can be teleported only between the Exo-suit and the freighter's main storage.

Release history[]

  • Synthesis - Added as a technology that can be researched at the Freighter Research Terminal.
  • Origins - Blueprint changed, previously used Sodium Diode.