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Materials are useful for equipment upgrades and more

Icon & Name Rarity Acquired Usage

ascendant_energy _small.jpg Ascendant Energy

The boiling energies of the zero-point field trapped in a stasis capsule.
Legendary
  • Reward from high-level activities
  • Dismantling of high-level weapons.
  • Can be obtained from public events.

ascendant_shard _small.jpg Ascendant Shard

A self-stabilizing knot of spacetime geometry.
Legendary
  • Reward from high-level activities
  • Dismantling of high-level armor.
  • Can be obtained from public events.
  • Upgrades Armor defense values

c-drive_array_order _small.jpg C-Drive Array Order

A work order for installation and calibration of a cascade driver array.
Rare    

encrypted_engram _small.jpg Encrypted Engram

A matter engram wrapped in simple encryption. Sought after by crypto-archeologists working to uncover relics of the Golden Age.
Uncommon    

epoch_splinter _small.jpg Epoch Splinter

Slivers of glass used by the Vex. Isotopic dating suggests their age ranges across billions of years - past and future.
Legendary    

exotic_armor_shard _small.jpg Exotic Armor Shard

For making ultimate improvements to high-quality armor.
Exotic    

exotic_weapon_core _small.jpg Exotic Weapon Core

For making ultimate improvements to high-quality weapons.
Exotic    

glass_shards _small.jpg Glass Shards

Translucent shards of non-baryonic matter, trembling with contained energy.
Rare    

hadium_flakes _small.jpg Hadium Flakes

     

hadronic_essence _small.jpg Hadronic Essence

A dense lattice of exotic baryons and mesons, used as an infusion in Warlock fieldweave.
Basic Upgrade Warlock Armor only

hangar_assignment _small.jpg Hangar Assignment

A hangar assignment from the Tower Shipwright. No ship lands without one.
Basic    

helium_filaments _small.jpg Helium Filaments

Filaments of helium-3 fusion fuel, gathered from the lunar regolith by a helium coil.
Basic
  • Looted from chests on the Moon. Can also be found on planet surface
Used to upgrade high-level gear.

hunter_engram _small.jpg Hunter Engram

Encrypted materials sought by the Hunter Vanguard, Cayde-6.
Uncommon    

magweld_wire _small.jpg Magweld Wire

Dipole filament used to reversibly fuse sections of ship hull plating.
Basic    

mote_of_light _small.jpg Mote of Light

A brilliant spark of the Traveler's Light.
Rare
  • Currency: use to purchase special gear in the Tower.

navcore_order _small.jpg Navcore Order

A work order for initialization and updating of a synchronized navcore system.
Basic    

plasteel_hull_plating _small.jpg Plasteel Hull Plating

Low density plasteel plating with superior heat-resistant and kinematic properties.
Basic    

plasteel_plating _small.jpg Plasteel Plating

A durable hybrid plastic favored by Titans for its balance of strength and workability.
Basic Upgrade Titan Armor only

relic_iron _small.jpg Relic Iron

A post-Collapse material of extraordinary density.
Basic
  • Looted from chests on Mars. Can also be found on planet surface
Used to upgrade high-level gear.

sapphire_wire _small.jpg Sapphire Wire

A favorite of Hunters because of its versatility, this wire is incorporated into almost all Hunter gear.
Basic Upgrade Hunter Armor only

shader_data _small.jpg Shader Data

Code tweaks and mods for more complex armor shaders.
Basic    

glimmer.png Ship Shader Template

A reverse engineered shell that allows a Shader to interface with ship hull coatings.
Basic    

spin_metal _small.jpg Spinmetal

A filigree of bubbled metal grown by wild colonies of Golden Age cytoconstructors.
Basic To be exchanged at the Tower for Glimmer, Vanguard Marks, or Crucible Marks.
Upgrade high-level gear.

spirit_bloom _small.jpg Spirit Bloom

Shavings from flower-shaped crystals with pharmaceutical and chemical applications.
Basic
  • Looted from chests on Venus. Can also be found on planet surface
Used to upgrade high-level gear.

strange_coin _small.jpg Strange Coin

This unusual coin is warm to the touch and vibrates gently in your hand.
Rare  

titan_engram _small.jpg Titan Engram

Encrypted materials sought by the Titan Vanguard, Commander Zavala.
Uncommon    

transmat_relay_order _small.jpg Transmat Relay Order

A work order for installation and tuning of a bio-rated utility transmat array.
Basic    

type-ii_powerplant _small.jpg Type-II Powerplant

A spaceflight-rated powerplant requisitioned from a City shipyard.
Basic    

vehicle_shader_template _small.jpg Vehicle Shader Template

A layer of translation code that allows a shader to interface with vehicle coatings.
Basic    

vex_raid_rare _small.jpg Vex Raid Rare

Vex raid rare material for Vex exotic weapon blueprint.
Exotic    

warlock_engram _small.jpg Warlock Engram

Encrypted materials sought by the Warlock Vanguard, Ikora Rey.
Uncommon    

weapon_kit _small.jpg Weapon Kit

Tools and materials required to upgrade and customize high quality weapons.
Basic    

weapon_parts.jpg Weapon Parts

For weapon upgrades and repairs.
Basic Upgrade any weapon for any class

worm_spores _small.jpg Worm Spores

     



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