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The subject of this article is from the Atlas Rises update.
The information from this article is up-to-date as of 23 July, 2018.

The subject of this article is from a previous version of No Man's Sky and is now considered obsolete.
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Type Oxide
Rarity Uncommon
Blueprint Value 41.3 Units.png
Symbol Zn
Updated Atlas Rises

Zinc is a resource.


Zinc (Zn) is an uncommon metal and a member of the Oxide elements class.

Game description[]

Powerful element used to recharge defensive technologies, and to create and maintain many components and devices.

Found in yellow flowering vegetation and planetary flora.


Harvesting zinc from flowers


Zinc is an obsolete resource and no longer has a purpose in the game.

Additional information[]

When looking for Zinc on a planetary surface it is useful to scan the surroundings (PC: C key) and look for yellow shield-like icons. Zinc is especially important as an ingredient in crafting Antimatter, which in turn is a component of Warp Cells.

Release history[]