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Science Terminal
Science Terminal
Research station for science projects
Category Technology
Type Terminal
Updated Origins

The Science Terminal is an item used for research.


Terminals of various types can be crafted, each with their own special purposes. The Science Terminal is used for specialized research, and for the creation of science-related blueprints. The blueprint for building the Science Terminal is received as part of the Overseer questline.

The blueprints for the following items can be acquired at a Science Terminal based on specific quests from the Scientist.

Game description[]

A research station tailored to the needs of Scientists, and equipped for research and development of scientific blueprints.


Science Terminal can be built using a blueprint and the following ingredients:

Science Terminal can be dismantled after construction, returning the following ingredients:

Additional information[]

  • There appears to be a restriction that requires the terminal to be built on the top floor of a structure. Once the terminal is built, another floor can be put on top of it.

Release history[]

  • Foundation - Added as a base building product.
  • NEXT - Blueprint changed, formerly used Iron.