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Voltaic cell
Voltaic cell
Compact power source
Category Technology
Type Component
Total Value 1547.0 Units.png
Updated Atlas Rises

The Voltaic cell is a tech item used as a power source.

Game description[]

A compact but powerful battery. A vital component for the construction of technologies that require an internal power source.


Voltaic cell cannot be crafted.

Original formula:

SUBSTANCE.PLANT.CAVE.png Marrow Bulb x50 → NmsTech Voltaic Cell Icon 13.png Voltaic cell

Voltaic Cells cannot be dismantled.


Voltaic cell is not used as an ingredient for crafting.

Additional information[]

  • The Voltaic cell blueprint is rewarded when you construct the Science Terminal and begin the Scientist quest line. The Voltaic Cell is also used to acquire the blueprint for the Weapons Terminal.
  • To turn in the Marrow Bulbs for the quest, make sure it is the active quest or the scientist will not accept your Marrow Bulbs

Release history[]