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Star Silk
Star Silk
Category Tradeable
Type Trade Commodity
Total Value 6,000.0 Units.png
Updated ExoMech

Star Silk is a tradeable.


Star Silk is a 2nd tier tradeable.

Game description[]

Several spools of star silk.

Star silk is woven on enormous solar looms in orbit around trading planets. Cosmic ray impact triggers the pattern of the weave, which can then be used in advanced material processing.


Star Silk can be purchased in Trading (Green) economy systems, marked by a Stopwatch icon:

  • Mercantile
  • Shipping

It is in high demand (higher sell value) in Advanced Materials (Purple) economy systems that are marked with a DNA Symbol Economy type dna.png:

  • Material Fusion
  • Metal Processing
  • Ore Processing
  • Alchemical


Star Silk can be purchased from Galactic Trade Terminals in all medium-wealth and high-wealth Trading Economy star systems. It is also obtainable in some, but not all, low-wealth systems with this Economy.


Star Silk can be sold for a profit in any Advanced Materials Economy star system.

Star Silk is used as an ingredient for crafting the following products:

Additional information[]

Release history[]

  • Atlas Rises - Added as a trade commodity.
  • NEXT - Stack size in Exosuit general inventory raised from 1 to 5.