Fuel Rod

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Current game version: 0.15.23.0

Disambig.png This article is about the standard version. For other uses, see Fuel Rod (disambiguation).
Fuel Rod
Fuel Rod.png
Inventory icon.


A bar of enriched uranium, for use within a reactor.
Stats
Type Fuel
Used by Rapid Fissile Accelerator.png Rapid Fissile Accelerator
Nuclear Reactor.png Nuclear Reactor
Crafting
Fabricator
Requirements
Alternate recipe
Deconstructor Yield
Store
OutpostOutpost Buy Sell
Habitation OutpostHabitation 150 mk 120 mk
ColonyColony 135 mk 108 mk
Research OutpostResearch 187 mk 150 mk
Military OutpostMilitary 187 mk 150 mk
Mining OutpostMining 165 mk 132 mk

Fuel Rods are fuel for the Nuclear Reactor or the Rapid Fissile Accelerator.



Function & Usage

See Nuclear Reactor.

Fuel Rod types Comparison

Fuel Rod Type Durability Heat Potential Rapid Fissile Accelerator.png Rapid Fissile Accelerator shots
Normal Good Excellent Masterwork
Fuel Rod.png Fuel Rod 100 80 4 5 5 6
Thorium Fuel Rod.png Thorium Fuel Rod 200 100 8 9 10 11
Fulgurium Fuel Rod.png Fulgurium Fuel Rod 150 150 12 14 15 16
Volatile Fulgurium Fuel Rod.png Volatile Fulgurium Fuel Rod 400 150 20 22 24 26

Related Talents

Talent Tier Description
Talent expanded research.png
Expanded Research
Engineer Job Icon.pngEngineer
Weapons Engineer Tier 3
When you or another allied crewmember deconstructs depleted fuel, they gain 200 experience.
This effect can only occur up to 3 times until you finish another mission.
Talent nuclear option.png
Nuclear Option
Engineer Job Icon.pngEngineer
Weapons Engineer Tier 4
Unlock recipe: Rapid Fissile Accelerator.png Rapid Fissile Accelerator.
When you fabricate a fuel rod, gain triple output.
This effect cannot occur again until you finish another mission.
Gain an additional 100% Nausea resistance.
Talent remote monitor.png
Remote Monitor
Engineer Job Icon.pngEngineer
Physicist Tier 1
Unlock recipe: Reactor PDA.png Reactor PDA.
Fuel Rods you fabricate are of 1 higher quality.
Gain a bonus of 15 to Electrical Engineering.

See Also

Barotrauma