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Disambig.png This article is about the current version of the Technician. For the Atlas Rises version, see Technician (Atlas).

The Technician is an NPC.


The Technician is a hireable Vy'keen NPC character related to exocrafts and is the mission-giver of the Exocraft Technician mission. They can be found in Vy'keen systems, but any Vy'keen on a space station can be a Technician.

Example technician at their terminal.


Before hiring a Technician, there are the following requirements:

  • A Habitable Base must be claimed
  • An Overseer, Scientist, Armourer and Farmer hired and having needed to progress far enough to unlock the Exocraft Terminal blueprint
  • An Exocraft Terminal needs to be constructed and placed in a cubical/square room


The Technician gives the following blueprints in order:

Other Rewards:


  • The Exocraft Mining Laser is the only blueprint not unlocked directly via the Technician and is instead unlocked from a terminal during their mission.

Release history[]

  • Pathfinder - Added as a hirable NPC.
  • NEXT - Certain requirements and tasks changed.
  • Beyond 2.08 - Fixed an issue that caused the Exocraft Technician to have an incorrect interaction.