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Mining is one of the most important aspect of Empyrion: Galactic Survival. Player can get variety of resources by mining.

Method[edit | edit source]

Alert shown when pointed at a Ore chunk

Default Key: L-Mouse Button, R-Mouse botton, F
Mining in Empyrion done by Drill. Player can destroy any terrain by using Drill while pointing towards the terrain. Pressing Left-Mouse Button do strong drill and Right Mouse Button do weak drill. Players can use both mouse buttons at once to drill fastest. Chunk of resources will drop if player drill in a resources deposit or rock layer. Player can get the dropped chunk of resources by pressing Use key (Default:F) pointing towards the dropped resources. Each chunk of resource content 2-4 pieces of that resource.

NOTE: Filler & Flatten Tool and Remove & Repair Tool can also be used along with Vessel Mounted Weapons to mine resources but they are very inefficient .

Sources[edit | edit source]

A Promethium Meteorite

There are three types of sources of resources which can be mined to get resources.

Resource Meteorites and Resource Deposits drop the respected resource they are made of while mining and rock layer drops Crushed Stone while mining.

Experience[edit | edit source]

Mining gives experience. Destroying a terrain/deposit/meteorite with tools gives a constant amount of 2xp/drill charge and gives certain amount of XP depending on the type of resource if a resource chunk drops.

Ore Experience
link=Iron Ore}} Iron Ore
link=Copper Ore}} Copper Ore
link=Cobalt Ore}} Cobalt Ore
link=Silicon Ore}} Silicon Ore
link=Magnesium Ore}} Magnesium Ore
link=Promethium Ore}} Promethium Ore
link=Crushed Stone}} Crushed Stone
link=Neodymium Ore}} Neodymium Ore
link=Sathium Ore}} Sathium Ore
link=Erestrum Ore}} Erestrum Ore
link=Zascosium Ore}} Zascosium Ore

Video Tutorial[edit | edit source]

Video tutorial (unofficial) updated upto game version Pre-Alpha 5.4.1