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Exercise caution when handling radioactive materials. Exposure risks corrupting your PDA's recording of the circumstances of your death.

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The Nuclear Reactor processes Uranium-based Reactor Rods into Energy for use by a Seabase. The reactor is constructed with the Habitat Builder, and can only be placed in the centre of a Multipurpose Room.

The Nuclear Reactor generates energy at a rate of 1 power unit per second regardless of how many reactor rods are installed.  Each reactor can store a maximum of 500 energy units.

The Reactor can hold a maximum of four reactor rods, which will become depleted reactor rods once fully consumed.


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Renewable energy sources will usually be sufficient for maintaining a small outpost. For everything else there's nuclear power.

  • Powered by up to four replaceable uranium reactor rods
  • Do not attempt to replace reactor rods without a full radiation suit
  • Do not attempt to overclock the reactor

Nuclear is ideal for energy-intensive operations such as:

  • Self-sufficient colonies supporting more than 20 people
  • Industrial outposts operating multiple docks and heavy machinery
  • Research stations housing live specimens

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