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.svg Deimos Hyf Defense 15 - 20 Orokin Derelict
IconInfestedB.svg Deimos Terrorem Survival 25 - 35 Orokin Derelict
EntratiIcon.png Deimos Cambion Drift Free Roam 20 - 35 Cambion Drift

Blueprints Requiring Mutagen Sample

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Blueprints Type Quantity (Research)
Acrid2.png Acrid Secondary (10)
EmbolistScythe.png Caustacyst Melee (30)
PunctureGlaive.png Cerata Melee (25)
DarkSplitSwordDualIcon.png Dark Split-Sword Melee (20)
Djinn Sentinel (60)
DualInfestedAxes.png Dual Ichor Melee (25)
InfVomitGun.png Dual Toxocyst Secondary (20)
InfestedPistol.png Embolist Secondary (30)
InfestedBurstRifle.png 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.png Mios Melee (30)
MutagenMass64.png Mutagen Mass Resource 10 (5)
InfCrpShockSwarm.png Mutalist Quanta Primary (30)
NidusIcon272.png Nidus Neuroptics Component 10
InfQuantaRifle.png Paracyst Primary (30)
InfestedLongGunTwo.png Phage Primary (10)
InfProximityStars.png Pox Secondary (20)
InfStaff.png Pupacyst Melee (30)
DEScoliac2.png Scoliac Melee (25)
U10InfPrimary.png Synapse Primary (65)
GrineerGrenadeLauncher.png Torid Primary (10)
Total 20 (+6,085)
Research Ghost Clan x1   Shadow Clan x3   Storm Clan x10   Mountain Clan x30   Moon Clan x100


Last updated: Hotfix 27.5.4

Notes

Tips

  • 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.

Trivia

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!

Hotfix 10.3.1.2

  • 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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