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Personal Refiner
Personal Refiner
Category Exosuit
Type Exosuit Upgrade
Updated Desolation

Personal Refiner is an exosuit technology.


Personal Refiner is a technology that allows a player to Refine different substances on the move.

It needs to be installed in an exosuit inventory slot for it to take effect.

Game Description[]

A compact extension to the Exosuit, installing a small Portable Refiner, accessible directly from the user's Exosuit interface.

Unit requires fuel and is limited to refining one substance at a time.


The blueprint can be acquired from Iteration Selene in the Space Anomaly for 360 NANITES.png.


Personal Refiner can be built using a blueprint and the following ingredients:

Personal Refiner can be repaired using the following ingredients:

Personal Refiner can be dismantled after construction, returning the following ingredients:

Additional information[]

  • The Personal Refiner is a central feature in a ongoing exploit when playing in Multiplayer
    • To initiate the Exploit, the player must place an item in the refiner that they intend to duplicate
    • The player must then exit their Starship on the Space Anomaly, creating an Autosave
    • The player must then move the item from the Refiner into their inventory
    • The player must then offer an item to another Player, establishing a partial update to their save
    • Upon reloading the Autosave, the item(s) removed from the Personal refiner will be in two locations...

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