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Storm Crystal
Storm Crystal
Category Curiosity
Type Unique valuable curiosity
Total Value 129,150.0 Units.png
Updated Origins

Storm Crystal is a curiosity.


Storm Crystal is a curiosity found on extreme weather planets.

During Extreme storms it can be located with the Analysis Visor by looking for the PICKUP.STORMCRYSTALS.png icon. It can also easily be found visually due to its bright glow.

Game description[]

A rare and highly valuable cluster of storm crystals. These crystalline structures thrive in stormy conditions, and naturally attract lighting strikes, becoming spectacularly luminescent when ionised. Exclusively found on extreme weather planets.


It can be harvested on extreme weather planets during storms. Look for planets with activated minerals and search during a storm. Not all extreme weather or activated mineral planets have storm crystals.

When analyzing a Crystal Fragment there is a small chance of getting a single Storm Crystal.

These can be found in Derelict Freighter containers.



Storm Crystal is used as an ingredient for crafting the following products:


Storm Crystal is not used as an ingredient for refining using a Refiner.


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

Release history[]

  • Visions - Added as a curiosity.
  • Living Ship - value changed to 85,368.1 units
  • Desolation - can be found on Derelict Freighters
  • Origins - value changed back to 129,150.0 units.