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Minor Settlement
Minor Settlement
Category Inhabited Outpost
Type Trade Outpost
Updated Origins
Description Trade Outpost

Minor Settlement is a point of interest.


Minor Settlements are one of the various Points of Interest in No Man's Sky.

There are two flavors; regular and those in Abandoned systems.

Minor Settlement[]

A type of habitable outpost with a single physical Landing Pad which can be reliably located with a Beacon.


These inhabited structures are equipped with several items of interest:

Find Missing Person missions from the Mission Board will eventually direct the player toward a Minor Settlement for completion of the mission's objective.

Abandoned Settlements[]

Abandoned Minor Settlements can be found only on planets in Abandoned systems.


These uninhabited, infested structures are equipped with several items of interest: