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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Blueprint Type Quantity
AcridAcrid2.png Acrid Secondary (10)
BubonicoBubonico.png Bubonico Primary (35)
CatabolystCatabolyst.png Catabolyst Secondary (40)
CaustacystEmbolistScythe.png Caustacyst Melee (30)
CerataPunctureGlaive.png Cerata Melee (25)
Dark Split-SwordDarkSplitSwordDualIcon.png Dark Split-Sword Melee (20)
Djinn Sentinel (60)
Dual IchorDualInfestedAxes.png Dual Ichor Melee (25)
Dual ToxocystInfVomitGun.png Dual Toxocyst Secondary (20)
EmbolistInfestedPistol.png Embolist Secondary (30)
HemaInfestedBurstRifle.png Hema Primary (5,000)
Loc-Pin Gear (30)
MiosDEMios.png Mios Melee (30)
MutagenMass64.png Mutagen Mass Resource 10 (5)
Mutalist QuantaInfCrpShockSwarm.png Mutalist Quanta Primary (30)
NidusNidusIcon272.png Nidus Neuroptics Component 10
ParacystInfQuantaRifle.png Paracyst Primary (30)
PhageInfestedLongGunTwo.png Phage Primary (10)
PoxInfProximityStars.png Pox Secondary (20)
PupacystInfStaff.png Pupacyst Melee (30)
ScoliacDEScoliac2.png Scoliac Melee (25)
Squad Health Restore (Large) x100 Gear (550)
Squad Health Restore (Medium) x1 Gear (30)
Squad Health Restore (Medium) x10 Gear (30)
SynapseU10InfPrimary.png Synapse Primary (65)
ToridGrineerGrenadeLauncher.png Torid Primary (10)
Total 20 (+6,190)
Research Ghost Clan x1   Shadow Clan x3   Storm Clan x10   Mountain Clan x30   Moon Clan x100

Last updated: Hotfix 29.9.1 (2021-02-24)



  • 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 (2017-11-16)

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

Update: Specters of the Rail (2016-07-08)

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

Update 14.1 (2014-07-30)

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

Hotfix (2013-10-09)

  • Fix for Mutagen Drops in Derelicts.

Hotfix 10.0.3 (2013-09-14)

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

Update 8.0 (2013-05-23)

  • Introduced.

Last updated: Hotfix 25.7.6 (2019-09-18)

See Also