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

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 Abandoned.

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 on planets in Abandoned systems, or on abandoned planets in otherwise inhabited systems.


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