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Formed over billions of years, these crystals are most often found embedded in space rock.

—In-Game Description

Asterite is an uncommon resource that can be found in any Empyrean mission. It is used in upgrading the Railjack.

Blueprints Requiring Asterite[]

Click to view the Blueprints requiring Asterite
Blueprint Type Quantity
(Research)
Cipher x100 Gear (100)
Lavan Photor Mk I Ship Turret 20
Lavan Photor Mk II Ship Turret 30
Lavan Photor Mk III Ship Turret 40
Lavan Reactor Mk I Ship Component 25
Lavan Reactor Mk II Ship Component 50
Lavan Reactor Mk III Ship Component 75
Milati Ship Ordnance 10
Milati Mk I Ship Ordnance 20
Milati Mk II Ship Ordnance 30
Milati Mk III Ship Ordnance 40
Photor Ship Turret 10
Photor Mk I Ship Turret 20
Photor Mk II Ship Turret 30
Photor Mk III Ship Turret 40
Sigma Reactor Mk I Ship Component 25
Sigma Reactor Mk II Ship Component 50
Sigma Reactor Mk III Ship Component 75
SevagothSevagothIcon272.png Sevagoth Systems Component 15
Squad Health Restore (Large) x100 Gear (100)
Tycho Seeker Mk I Ship Ordnance 20
Tycho Seeker Mk II Ship Ordnance 30
Tycho Seeker Mk III Ship Ordnance 40
Vidar Photor Mk I Ship Turret 20
Vidar Photor Mk II Ship Turret 30
Vidar Photor Mk III Ship Turret 40
Vidar Reactor Mk I Ship Component 25
Vidar Reactor Mk II Ship Component 50
Vidar Reactor Mk III Ship Component 75
Zetki Photor Mk III Ship Turret 40
Zetki Reactor Mk I Ship Component 25
Zetki Reactor Mk II Ship Component 50
Zetki Reactor Mk III Ship Component 75
Total 1,125 (+200)
Research Ghost Clan x1   Shadow Clan x3   Storm Clan x10   Mountain Clan x30   Moon Clan x100

Last updated: Update 30.0 (2021-04-13)

Gathering Tips[]

  • Destroying Asteroids, Red barrels, Metal scrap around wreckages, and Green rifts in any of the Empyrean missions has a chance to drop Asterite.

Trivia[]

  • The name Asterite is derived from asteroid, an umbrella term for space rocks.

Patch History[]

Hotfix 27.0.9 (2020-01-09)

  • Asterite Resource pickups now reward 2x as much Asterite.
    • Asterite costs for Wreckage were going a bit too slowly, so now you will earn it at twice the rate.

Update 27.0 (2019-12-13)

  • Introduced.
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