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In Dual Universe, materials are the physical substances that compose the many Voxels of the game world.Naturally occurring materials from planets and other sources are generally referred to as terrain materials. They can be mined and harvested by players using the Nanoformer, and placed again using the Alt Mode Mining Tool. Refined materials, along with alloys, are created from resources and other ingredients, and can be used in build mode to create constructs.

Refined Materials

Many materials cannot be found naturally in the world; they must be crafted from resources and other ingredients. Refined materials are the pure form of the ore and are then turned into Catalysts, Product, Honeycomb and Fuels. These materials are used to form the structure of Constructs, using the different Building Tools. They can also be used in Crafting to create Components or Elements.

Products

Refined raw materials form the basis of products. A product is a material that is obtained from mixing several pure materials. It includes Metallic Alloys, Polymers, Composite Materials and Glass. Products are created using the Smelter, Chemical Industry or Glass Furnace Industry Units.

Materials Properties

Each material has different properties that can make them better suited for different uses. Depending on the properties of the material and the recipes they can be used for, some materials can be more suited for Building or for Crafting. For example, Iron can be used to build with, just like any other material, but it is most useful as a resource for crafting because it can be used to create other materials like Steel, which is stronger. Some materials are more suited to be used in Honeycomb for protecting a ships elements and core from attack due to higher resistances. Some will require several other rare materials or machinery to be crafted. These materials are very high-end and valuable, often with special properties, and can be used to make advanced Elements.[1] Honeycomb can be crafted into various types using the same material giving varying appearances, see the Honeycomb Identification table for details.

List of Honeycomb Material Properties

Icon Name Mass: kg/m3 HP / m3 Antimatter

Resistance

Electromagnetic

Resistance

Kinetic

Resistance

Thermic

Resistance

Crafting Components
Light-metals.png Al-Li 25 1600 0.4 0.15 0.15 0.15
Aluminium ingot.png Aluminium 27 1728 0.1 0.1 0.05 0.15 Bauxite (65 L)
Product-brick.png Brick 27.56 1764 0 0 0 0
Calcium ingot.png Calcium 15.5 992 0.15 0.15 0.2 0.1 Limestone (65 L)
Carbon ingot.png Carbon 22.7 1452 0.05 0.15 0.1 0.1 Coal (65 L)
Product-carbon-fiber.png Carbon Fiber 10 1752 0 0 0 0
Chromium ingot.png Chromium 71.9 4601 0.15 0.15 0.1 0.2 Chromite (65 L)
Cobalt ingot.png Cobalt 89 5696 0.25 0.25 0.3 0.2 Cobaltite (65 L)
Product-concrete.png Concrete 10 1764 0 0 0 0
Copper ingot.png Copper 89.6 5734 0.2 0.1 0.15 0.15 Malachite (65 L)
Light-metals.png Duralumin 28 1792 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Fluorine ingot.png Fluorine 16.96 1085 0.3 0.2 0.25 0.25 Cryolite (65 L)
Gold ingot.png Gold 193 12352 0.2 0.3 0.25 0.25 Gold Nuggets (65 L)
Light-metals.png Grade-5 Titanium Alloy 44.3 2835 0.2 0.25 0.4 0.4
Heavy-metals.png Inconel 84,97 5438 0.15 0.4 0.15 0.15
Iron ingot.png Iron 78.5 5024 0.15 0.05 0.1 0.1 Hematite (65 L)
Lithium ingot.png Lithium 5.3 339 0.15 0.25 0.2 0.2 Petalite (65 L)
Heavy-metals.png Mangalloy 78.33 5013 0.25 0.4 0.4 0.2
Manganese ingot.png Manganese 72.1 4614 0.3 0.3 0.35 0.25 Rhodonite (65 L)
Heavy-metals.png Maraging Steel 82.3 5267 0.2 0.2 0.45 0.2
Product-marble.png Marble 129.396 8281 0 0 0 0
Nickel ingot.png Nickel 89.1 5702 0.2 0.2 0.15 0.25 Garnierite (65 L)
Niobium ingot.png Niobium 85.7 5484 0.3 0.3 0.25 0.35 Columbite (65 L)
Polymer.png Plastic 27.57 1764 0.15 0.15 0.2 0.15
Light-metals.png Sc-Al 28.5 1824 0.2 0.45 0.2 0.2
Aluminium ingot.png Scandium 29.85 1910 0.25 0.25 0.2 0.3 Kolbeckite (65 L)
Silicon Pure Icon.png Silicon 23 1491 0.1 0.1 0.15 0.05 Quartz (65 L)
Light-metals.png Silumin 30 1920 0.05 0.05 0.3 0.05
Silver ingot.png Silver 104.9 6713 0.25 0.15 0.2 0.2 Acanthite (65 L)
Sodium ingot.png Sodium 9.7 620 0.1 0.2 0.15 0.15 Natron (65 L)
Heavy-metals.png Stainless Steel 77.5 4960 0.35 0.1 0.1 0.1
Heavy-metals.png Steel 80.5 5152 0.05 0.05 0.05 0.3
Sulfur ingot.png Sulfur 18.19 1164 0.2 0.2 0.25 0.15 Pyrite (65 L)
Titanium ingot.png Titanium 45.1 2886 0.25 0.35 0.3 0.3 Illmenite (65 L)
Vanadium ingot.png Vanadium 60 3840 0.35 0.25 0.3 0.3 Vanadinite (65 L)
Product-wood.png Wood 27.19 1740 0 0 0 0

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Terrain Materials

Terrain materials are naturally occurring materials such as soil, rock, sand, snow etc. and are obtained from planets, moons and asteroids. They can be gathered by players using and of the Dig Mode capable tools such as the Mining Tool or Terraforming Tool, and once collected, placed again with the Alt Mode Mining Tool. These materials make up the vast amount of natural voxels found in the game world.

List of Terrain Materials

Icon Name
Forest Soil Icon.png Forest Soil
Moon Soil Icon.png Moon Soil
Rock Icon.png Rock
Sand Icon.png Sand
Snow Icon.png Snow
Soil Icon.png Soil

References

  1. JC Baillie, "Dual Universe GDC 2017 Meetup", Timestamp: 30:20. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=supFNqs-IpA. 02/28/2017.
  2. Dual Universe YouTube Channel, "Dual Universe DevDiary Updates - April 2017 | Pre-Alpha Video", Timestamp: 2:12, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GVJyfKNeOao. 05/10/2017.
  3. Dual Universe: A Single Shard Space MMO Meets Minecraft - Timestamp 04:48: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W8cLaCn5A94. Mar. 4, 2017.
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