Questions tagged [no-mans-sky]

No Man's Sky is a 2016 action-adventure survival video game developed and published by Hello Games for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Windows PC.

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Is it more economical to scrap or trade an extra ship?

Relatively new to the game, but I am trying to work my way up to an Large S class for each of the basic types. Along the way I have picked up a few extra ships I need to dispose of. Does it make ...
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How do I fix the No Mans Sky token reference error (57127_0xC159B_76561198136931017)?

I'm attempting to play No Mans Sky through Steam on Windows 10 and I'm getting the following error code: 57127_0xC159B_76561198136931017 My PC is an Asus Q536F with an Nvidia 1050 GTX with Max-Q ...
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How to get more Salvaged Frigate Modules?

I've been playing through No Man's Sky, and have upgraded almost everything as much as possible, but I'm having trouble gaining the "Salvaged Frigate Modules" (SFM) required to upgrade my freighter. ...
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I got lost, where should I go?

I took a walk in No Man's Sky in order to find Copper. I walked 5 minutes in any direction. Now I got lost and dont know in which direction I must go. The scanner only shows resources.
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How to break old or unwanted ships down to their parts?

With the new Synthesis update we can now dismantle no more wanted starships. But how exactly do we do that? I have found an old broken - not yet flying ship - on a new planet. It is possible to ...
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(Easier) Switch between vehicle inventory?

I currently have 4 vehicles at my base: My spaceship, a Colossus, a Roamer and a Nomad, all with their own inventories. How can I switch between this inventories without entering the vehicle first ...
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[Synthesis-Update]: How can I mark a visited place as “seen”/“checked”, visibly noticeable?

I'm actually on a friendly planet with many POIs. Unfortunately, I can't remember all the places that I already have visited. Do you know any possibility to mark such a visited place? I think about ...
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How to exchange upgrades from first multi-tool to a second multi-tool?

Since the new "Synthesis" update (patch 2.23) you can have more then one multi-tool. Is it possible to exchange some equipped upgrades from one multi-tool to another? Example: I would like to swap ...
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Disabling navigation “snapping” when activating pulse engine

In "No Man's Sky" on PC (with Beyond update), when I try to navigate to a location using the pulse engine, my ship's navigation will "snap" to a particular target (if there are any such targets ...
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Is it possible to obtain the Terrain Manipulator without leaving the first planet?

As you know, NMS is a game that's supposed to be played the way you yourself want to play. Your own pace, your own goals. Well, my goal is to never leave the first planet and still get to do as much ...
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Is system/planet/etc naming based on first to discover or first to upload?

If I am the first to discover a solar system, planet, fauna, etc. and I never upload it, is someone else able to come along and upload a name for it before me?
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How do I teleport between my base and the closest I have traveled to the center of the universe

Say I want to go back to my base every now and then but also continue travelling to the center of the universe. How do I make sure I can travel back to where I got to after visiting my base. ...
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Is alien interaction limited to the same 4 dialog options in No Man's Sky's “Beyond” update?

This question is specific to the Beyond update to No Man's Sky. I'm playing on PC. Prior to the Beyond update, when you interacted with an alien in a space station, you'd see a bit of flavor text, ...
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What does “Progress: %” refer to in the loading screen?

In No Man’s Sky: Beyond, there was a slight change to the loading screen. Below the star systems with visible names, it now includes “Progress: %” What does this percentage refer to? I did not see ...
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Can I roll a Steam game back to a previous version? [duplicate]

The new No Man's Sky update (PC) has rendered my game practically unplayable with how often it crashes. Is there a way to roll it back to the previous version on Steam, at least until they fix the ...
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Quest Giver is missing — can I still complete the quest?

I'm playing No Man's Sky on PC. I received a quest to scan a few fauna from a random quest giver in an outpost on this planet I'm exploring. After scanning the requested animals, I followed the quest ...
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Killed by something that leaves a crater?

I'm playing No Man's Sky on PC. I was at my base trying to interact with a portable refiner I left next to a building when suddenly there was a crash and I died. When I respawned, there was no "...
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How can I hide the compass icons for other player's bases?

Just started playing a new game and the world that I spawned on has dozens of compass markers for bases crafted by other players. Is there any way to hide these? I'm up to the bit where I craft an ...
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Can I claim a ship abandoned if a friend exchanges his ship for a crashed ship?

My friend has an exotic that he doesn’t want. I absolutely love it but I don’t want him to abandon it it for nothing. So I thought well if he exchanges it for a crashed starship, would I be able to ...
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Can you destroy a space station in No Man's Sky?

Can you destroy a space station in No Man's Sky? I was wondering because shooting the station causes sentinels to attack you as if you were attacking another starship, freighter or freighter cargo ...
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Why does the Atmosphere Harvester only sometimes store the element?

I have multiple Atmoshpere Harvesters on several planets. As long as I am on the same planet they harvest as expected. What could be the reason that these Harvesters don't store the harvested ...
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Can’t find hyperdrive

I cannot find the hyperdrive, I looked around the crashed freighter, where the wiki said it was, but still couldn’t find it. Is it underground or somewhere else?
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How to move the prebuilt storage things in my freighter?

In the large room inside my freighter there are some prebuilt storage things, like the two red cylindric containers in upright position, the green broken computer, a lamp and others. How can I move ...
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Max number of missions per day (24 real time hours)?

I have 7 fleet command rooms on my new freighter. I thought, that would increase the number of missions I get per day. How can I get more then 5 missions per day (real time 24 hours)? Does it depend ...
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How to set a save point on freighter (or save the current game)?

I can't find a way to save my current game during the visit on my freighter using a save point. Is it really not possible to use a save point? Do you know some other possibility? (The only way I ...
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Swap content from old freighter to new freighter?

How can I swap all the content of my old freighter to a new one? I think about all my storage containers, hydroponic trays, fleet command rooms (all the things which I can not teleport on the GUI). ...
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How to sell a ship

At this point, I've acquired several ships including a few junkers. If I got one of those junk ships flying, could I take it somewhere and sell it for units? Or am I stuck with it for the rest of the ...
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How to abandon “mission board”-mission

I got the "mission board"-mission. Unfortunately I have activated this mission in a abandoned system with only a abandoned space station. There is no chance to visit a working mission board in this ...
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Easy way to find Frost Crystal or Frostwort?

For a quest I need some Frost Crystals **. As far is I know, they grow at the top of a tree called Frostwort. Do you know any easy way to find such Frost Crystals or the Frostwort trees? ** I know ...
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Is there a limit for Exosuit Upgrades?

I have found one more Drop Pod and the hologram for the exosuit upgrade appears. But I don't get the three symbols to activate this upgrade. Is there any limit for Exosuit Upgrades? I think about # ...
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Is it impossible to destroy depot by ship photon cannon only?

I got a mission to destroy a depot on a planet. Therefore I flew to the marked position and destroyed the depot from far away with the photon cannon in my starship. Unfortunately, the mission don't ...
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How to find a planet with high SOL value?

Polo told me to increase my SOL value (to reach the next level). How can I find a planet with high SOL value? Which properties exactly do I have to looking for? What exactly do I have to filter or ...
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Mark a POI as visited?

How can I mark a POI (Artifact, Buried technology module, Knowledge stones, Damaged machinery) as visited? Or how can I filter them out from my HUD?
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No Man's Sky multiplayer with Steam and GOG users

Finally No Man's Sky has a multiplayer mode. I have the Steam version. So when I want to invite people to my game I see a list of my Steam friends that own this game. But is it also possible for an ...
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How do I visit the “Marked Planet” in Community Research?

In the new Community Research mission, the Objectives read Make contact with the Space Anomaly (I've done that) Visit the marked planet If necessary, user Specialist Polo's portal address data to ...
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How to sell or replace a frigate?

I have a very weak frigate with only 1 star. I learned that ...the frigates themselves have 5-star ratings depending on their class and traits. It is recommended that the total star rating of ...
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Can I own more then one freighter?

I rescued a (second) freighter from attacking pirates. Can I own/acquire a second freighter? If yes, how can I switch between my two (or more?) freighters?
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How to keep ships after buying them?

I bought a ship and went to go sell stuff I farmed and when I came back the ship I bought was gone! How do you keep ships after you purchase them?
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How many Monoliths are in each system?

I interacted with a Monolith and accidentally chose the wrong option (not the option that helps you locate a Portal). Now I can't interact with it, and my navigation beacon isn't locating any more ...
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What's the secret to finding the Farmer in No Man's Sky NEXT?

I've reached the point in the "Agricultural Research" base mission where I'm supposed to hire a farmer. I found the system in my Galaxy Map, warped to it, and got a waypoint on a planet: So I took ...
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Is there a way to prevent players from joining my game?

I play in creative and build bases but I’ve had times where random people join and delete parts of my bases. How to I make it so people can’t join?
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How dangerous is it to leave a base unattended?

If I let my tools unattended** (like Refiner, Storage Container, Rover etc.), how easy is it that I get robbed? ** filled with resources What exactly can an "enemy" steal from my base? Can everyone ...
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Can another player loot your grave if you are killed in a multiplayer session?

When your character dies, you will lose all of the items you possess in your current inventory. You would lose the items in your exosuit while on foot or ship while flying. After you have respawned, ...
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How do you get the recipe for projectile ammunition?

I was playing multiplayer the other day, and a friend of mine was able to craft Projectile Ammunition using Ferrite. I don't have that recipe, and he doesn't remember where he got it from, but he did ...
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How can I effectively fight against sentinels?

While completing missions to increase my rank with the guilds, I commonly come across missions that require me to raid a Planetary Harvester. When I had accepted this mission, I received coordinates ...
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How to exit the first acquired freighter in own space ship?

Following the story line in NMS, I got the help signal from a freighter captain to protect his freighter against pirates. Eventually I got his freighter for free. It seems it now belongs to me. My ...
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How are the percentage and colors for item prices calculated?

I don't get how the percentage for items is calculated. Example: I buy 1x "navigation data" for 1'199 units (the percentage appears in green color "-27,3%"). The next time I want to sell it (at a ...
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How to loot a wrecked space ship with only small inventory space availabe? [closed]

I'm in front of wrecked space ship (it was sending an emergency signal). It is full of broken technology. Two questions: a) How can identify the hidden technology and its value behind the "broken" ...
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How to find the target planet of a previous mission in the galaxy?

I have solved a mission and want to return to the planet from a previous mission. After selecting this previous mission in P I can see my actual ship position in the galaxy. But I'm not able to see ...
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How do you move an installed upgrade to another slot?

Is it possible to move an installed (active) upgrade from any slot to another one from the same category (without destroying it)? If yes, how can I do that?

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