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The subject of this article is about a discontinued feature of No Man's Sky.
Players may still possess this feature, but it can no longer be acquired.
Photonix Core
Photonix Core
Category Ship - Utilities
Type Pulse Engine Companion Unit
Stats +15% Pulse Drive Efficiency
+15% Boost
+11% Maneuverability [sic]
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Photonix Core is a starship upgrade.


Photonix Core is a starship technology and upgrade for the Pulse Engine.

Game description[]

Provides increased manoeuvrability and longer boosts during spaceflight.


The blueprint is only available for players who bought the Limited Edition (PS4) version of the game, or got it from the day-one patch.[1]


Photonix Core can be built using the following ingredients:

Photonix Core can be repaired using the following ingredients:

Photonix Core can be dismantled after construction, returning the following ingredients:

Additional info[]

Some users saw a stats description using the word maneuverability (AE spelling) instead of manoeuvrability (BE spelling).

Release history[]

  • Release - Added as a technology.
  • NEXT - Blueprint changed, formerly used Chrysonite, Iron and Zinc. Stats changed, previously +25% Pulsedrive Power and +10% Boost were given.



  1. NMSTheGame Subreddit (3 Nov 2017). Photonix Core and Boltcaster SM no longer in game?. Reddit. Retrieved 5 July 2019.