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Category Earth
Type Harvested Substance
Rarity Common
Blueprint Value 40.0 Units.png
Used for Building, Crafting, Charging, Upgrading, Refining
Symbol Mo
Updated Frontiers

Mordite is a resource.


Mordite (Mo) is a resource and one of the earth elements.

Game description[]

Despite much study, little is known about this haunting, crystalline compound.

It is released from the cadavers of dying creatures, but can also be specifically cultivated and harvested from the Mordite Root plant.


  • It can be recovered from killing fauna in the game.
  • It can be harvested from Mordite Root (yields 25 every eight hours of real time).
  • It can also be found in 'Organic' Rocks.
  • It can be found in Mineral Deposits on Marsh planets.

Mordite can be refined using a Refiner with the following ingredients:

  • SUBSTANCE.PLANT.POOP.png Faecium x3  →  SUBSTANCE.CREATURE.1.png Mordite x2  ("Organic Reassembly", 1.8 sec./unit output)
  • SUBSTANCE.FUEL.1.png Carbon x1  +  SUBSTANCE.ROBOT.1.png Pugneum x1  →  SUBSTANCE.CREATURE.1.png Mordite x1  ("Anomaly / Organic Hybridisation", 0.9 sec./unit output)
  • SUBSTANCE.FUEL.2.png Condensed Carbon x1  +  SUBSTANCE.ROBOT.1.png Pugneum x1  →  SUBSTANCE.CREATURE.1.png Mordite x2  ("Anomaly / Organic Hybridisation", 0.9 sec./unit output)
  • SUBSTANCE.LAUNCHSUB.1.png Di-hydrogen x1  +  SUBSTANCE.FUEL.2.png Condensed Carbon x1  →  SUBSTANCE.CREATURE.1.png Mordite x1  ("Organic Reassembly", 0.2 sec./unit output)



Mordite is used as an ingredient for crafting the following products:


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


Mordite is used as an ingredient for cooking the following products using a Nutrient Processor:

Additional information[]

Mordite should not be confused with the mineral Notmordite, as they are two distinct items.

Release history[]

  • Foundation - Added as a resource.
  • NEXT - Can now be refined as well as recovered. Icon changed.
  • Visions - Hidden changes: The information panel has an additional icon indicating its purpose.
  • Beyond - It is no longer needed to learn Vy'keen language words from NPCs. Refining added to the "Used for" list.
  • Beyond 2.09.1 - Fixed an issue that caused animals not to drop mordite when killed.



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