These samples could advance our knowledge of biological research.

—In-Game Description

Mutagen samples can be obtained from enemies and containers on Deimos and Eris, and are used in biological research.

Farming Locations

These are based on opinions and may not be 100% true. These should be viewed as advice for finding the resource until better facts are proven.

Target Planet Name Type Level Tile Set
IconInfestedB Deimos Hyf Defense 15 - 20 Orokin Derelict
IconInfestedB Deimos Terrorem Survival 25 - 35 Orokin Derelict
EntratiIcon Deimos Cambion Drift Free Roam 20 - 35 Cambion Drift

Blueprints Requiring Mutagen Sample

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Blueprints Type Quantity (Research)
Acrid2 Acrid Secondary (10)
EmbolistScythe Caustacyst Melee (30)
PunctureGlaive Cerata Melee (25)
DarkSplitSwordDualIcon Dark Split-Sword Melee (20)
Djinn Sentinel (60)
DualInfestedAxes Dual Ichor Melee (25)
InfVomitGun Dual Toxocyst Secondary (20)
InfestedPistol Embolist Secondary (30)
InfestedBurstRifle Hema Primary (5,000)
Squad Health Restore (Medium) x1 Gear (30)
Squad Health Restore (Medium) x10 Gear (30)
Squad Health Restore (Large) x100 Gear (550)
DEMios Mios Melee (30)
MutagenMass64 Mutagen Mass Resource 10 (5)
InfCrpShockSwarm Mutalist Quanta Primary (30)
NidusIcon272 Nidus Neuroptics Component 10
InfQuantaRifle Paracyst Primary (30)
InfestedLongGunTwo Phage Primary (10)
InfProximityStars Pox Secondary (20)
InfStaff Pupacyst Melee (30)
DEScoliac2 Scoliac Melee (25)
U10InfPrimary Synapse Primary (65)
GrineerGrenadeLauncher Torid Primary (10)
Total 20 (+6,085)
Research LeaderBadgeGhostHolo x1   LeaderBadgeShadowHolo x3   LeaderBadgeStormHolo x10   LeaderBadgeMountainHolo x30   LeaderBadgeMoonHolo x100

Last updated: Hotfix 27.5.4



  • Since Mutagen Samples are considered a rare drop on Eris while being uncommon on Deimos, it is advised to visit the latter when attempting to farm the resource specifically.


Patch History

Hotfix 22.3.4
  • The Mutagen Sample Sacrifice to Champion has been replaced with 10x Nistlebrush.

Update: Specters of the Rail

  • Market Overhaul:
    • Mutagen Sample replaced with Mutagen Mass - 1 for 10 Platinum.

Update 14.1

  • With the return of Infested comes the return of Mutagen as a Rare drop to Eris!


  • Fix for Mutagen Drops in Derelicts.

Hotfix 10.0.3

  • Fix for resources not dropping from The Void or Derelict Regions (this includes Mutagen).

Update 8.0

  • Introduced.

Last updated: Hotfix 25.7.6

See Also

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