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Category Earth
Type Compressed Atmospheric Gas
Rarity Rare
Blueprint Value 20 Units.png
Used for Crafting
Symbol N
Updated Origins

Nitrogen is a resource.


Nitrogen (N) is a resource and one of the Compressed Atmospheric Gas earth elements.

Game description[]

A reactive atmospheric gas found wherever there is organic life.

Nitrogen is readily harvested from the atmospheres of Toxic and Lush planets.


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

  • GAS.2.png Radon x3  →  GAS.1.png Nitrogen x1  ("Gas Transfer", 0.9 sec./unit output)
  • GAS.2.png Radon x1  +  SUBSTANCE.AIR.1.png Oxygen x1  →  GAS.1.png Nitrogen x1  ("Gas Transfer", 0.9 sec./unit output)
  • GAS.2.png Radon x1  +  SUBSTANCE.STELLAR.2.png Chromatic Metal x1  →  GAS.1.png Nitrogen x1  ("Gas Catalysation", 0.9 sec./unit output)



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


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


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

Additional information[]

Release history[]

  • Atlas Rises - Added as a resource.
  • NEXT - It can be refined as well as harvested. The icon was swapped with Sulphurine's icon.
  • NEXT 1.57 - Hidden changes: NPCs no longer sell Compressed Atmospheric Gas type resources.
  • Visions - Hidden changes: The information panel has an additional icon indicating its purpose.
  • Beyond - Added Concentrated Gas Cloud as a source.