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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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How to make an S-class multitool spawn?

I'm following several guides that should lead me to S-class multitool locations (I also tried with No Man's Sky Glyphs Exchange), but with no avail. Yes, I'm in the correct galaxy. Yes, I'm following ...
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What are the binary sequences found near crashed interceptors?

Broken robotic parts can be found near crashed interceptor ships or bases on corrupted worlds. Inspecting and interacting with them give you an integer number followed by a binary sequence. Apparently,...
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Can I teleport from an Outlaw System to a regular one?

Every outlaw system has an outlaw station with a teleporter. Usually they let you teleport between space stations, bases or settlements, but not these. Every destination is listed, but it's blocked ...
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Extra items from freighter's mission not showing up in inventory

I received several valuable items from my last missions and I can't find them in any of my inventories. I thought they were added somewhere and went on with my adventure, until now. I was selling some ...
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Is there a specific order to follow in No Man's Sky main story?

I have 3 different active main missions: Ghosts in the Machine (from Artemis Path) Atlas Path Space Anomaly I was trying to complete the first one, then Apollo warned me that following the next step ...
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Can I see my completed quests in No Man's Sky?

In the menu I can see my active missions from the Log tab, but is there a way to see my completed quests? I don't really care about the secondary ones, but I'd like to know which main quests I've ...
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How to have my freighter's science specialist back?

The freighter has changed, again, and a few things have disappeared. I can build them again, not a big problem, but my Korvax science specialist is gone, too. I built his science room again, but how ...
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What's the purpose of Wormskin Folios?

I collected one while doing a Nexus mission on an infected planet. The wiki says that there are more of these collectibles out there, so I suppose I can find the others in the same method. But then? ...
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Where can I find a Mercenary Guild envoy?

I'm exploring the new space station's layout (after some recent updates), but I was only able to find a Merchants Guild envoy. Where are Mercenary Guild envoys located? I have a few pirate ...
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How do supercharged slots work?

I came back to No Man's Sky and a few things regarding the inventory have changed in the last months. Now I have some violet slots that are marked as supercharged. As I understood, the tech installed ...
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How do you copy ships and multitools back to your main save from Omega Expedition?

In the new Omega Expedition, I've read many articles saying you can copy the Starborn Runner and Atlas Scepter multi-tool from your expedition back to your main save... but no clear explanation of how ...
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Any way to avoid having unwanted bases shared to your main save in the No Man's Sky Omega update?

The Omega update for No Man's Sky introduced a new way to start expeditions from your main save slot. Players can choose to begin an expedition from a new terminal aboard the Space Anomaly. Before ...
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What features in NMS require an online connection to work outisde those directly tied to multiplayer?

No Man's Sky is first and foremost a single player game. Playing in "online mode" grants the ability to play "multiplayer" but at the same time connects the game to the global ...
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How do I move expedition-specific items between save slots?

Recently I was looking into all the old expedition-specific save files for No Man Sky, looking for a decent way to clean up the mess without loosing the weird items each expedition came with. By ...
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No Man's Sky, what decides Apollo's fate?

Note: This is about APOLLO, not ARTEMIS. During the main quest line in No Man Sky there are two possible outcomes related to the character Apollo: he decides to go thru a portal and then disappear (...
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Can I get Hyperdrive Upgrade Modules for my freighter outside Expedition Mode?

Having just played through Expedition 8, amongst other things I received a bunch of Freighter Upgrades as some of my milestone rewards. This is one of them. There were others; including one that ...
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No Man’s Sky not updating to Endurance on Xbox One X

I’m so excited to play Endurance. That is, if I can download it. I’ve updated my console, uninstalled and reinstalled No Man’s Sky, restarted my console, and checked for updates, all to no avail. Is ...
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Can you find an Hermetic Seal instead of dying at the beginning of the Leviathan expedition?

The Leviathan expedition involves a weir permadeath mechanic that wraps the player in a loop, with progression made easier on each death by some unlocked rewards that persist between different ...
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No Freighters getting attacked in Blighted Expedition

I'm trying to play the Blighted Expedition, but I'm stuck on the Liberation goal on Phase 1. It says to warp to different systems, find freighter groups, and save them from pirate attack. I have ...
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How do I enable PVP in creative mode NMS?

My friends and I wish to have a No Man's Sky PVP battle, using creative mode to get our weapons, tools, and upgrades. Although, once we got into space and got ready, our shots did no damage to each ...
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Is my story over?

I LOVE NMS but the story is extremely confusing (I think I get the gist) so I'm not sure if I've finished it as I still have two main missions showing in the log. If there IS more, no spoilers please,...
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Nvidia DLSS cannot be loaded due to outdated driver

I am aware of how to fix this, but a lot of times the outdated drivers complaints are meaningless. The game runs fine when i press ok. Am I missing out on anything by the DLSS not being loaded? ...
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How do I build downwards?

Just opened up my previous save game in No Man's Sky (Steam, PC) and it seems like with the latest update and the redesigned build menu, I can no longer build down. Is there a way to do this anymore? ...
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Does repairing the ship before scrapping yield better results?

I noticed repaired ships sell better (more units) but does it also yield better scraps? E.g.: better modules, higher chances of storage augmentation units...
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Are Roleplay Groups A Myth?

I've heard that there are Roleplay groups in No Man's Sky that engage in battle, build, and/or explore. I have seen articles on it from both polygon and reddit, but I do not know if any such groups ...
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Byte Beat melody has no volume

Just put in a Byte Beat and connected it to a power system. I noticed I didn't hear a melody, just drum beats. Turned off the drums, and I have no sound whatsoever. My melody sequencer has stuff on ...
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Any way to change my final goal? (Spoilers)

So I got to Atlas again, and discovered that it would be destroyed. After a lot of stuff, I got to decide what I wanted to do while the universe lasted. I chose go to the center of the universe to ...
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No mission icon to find Nadas freighter

I'm working on finding Nada's crashed freighter for Null, but whenever I land at the approximate location, the icon disappears. I tried locating it by pressing "F" for my scanner but theirs ...
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How do I move Forward from Here?

Yeah, when I got the distress beacon that told me Artemis's name, I took the ship that was right next to it. Not sure if I should have done that because everything needs repairing. I didn't know I ...
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Does collecting an abandoned ship lose my old one? [duplicate]

Playing through the story in No Man's Sky, and just got to the part where I discover the distress beacon which reveals the name of Artemis. Right next to it was an abandoned ship. It had a button to ...
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Where to get Oxygen in No Man's Sky

Just got No Man's Sky and enjoying it, but I have traveled to my first planet and am working on building a base as my instructions tell me. A lot of stuff I need to craft need oxygen, and I have only ...
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Is this supposed to be blood?

I was watching a gameplay video, and saw this red effect around the edge of the screen: Is the red supposed to be blood, or is it your helmets HUD? Is there an option to disable it?
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Is it possible to remove viewscreen weather effects?

I'm playing No Man's Sky on PC (via Steam), and I've noticed that when I start my game on a hazardous planet, the "weather effects" on the viewscreen seem to persist even when I leave the ...
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Is it possible to remove blood in No Man's Sky?

ESRB says that "some creatures emit large splatters of green blood when shot." Is it possible to disable this? I prefer to have no blood in games.
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Can the SSV Normandy SR-1 frigate get damaged in any way?

When compared to other available frigates in the game, the SSV Normandy SR-1 lacks a landing pad, meaning that the player can't board it like the regular support / explorer / combat / trade / ...
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How are No Man Sky Expedition initial appearance/equipment randomized?

The recent No Man's Sky update introduced a new gameplay mode called Expedition. Introducing a whole new game mode: Expeditions. Each of these events starts from a fixed point in the universe, ...
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How do you find planetary facilities?

I need planetary (or manufacturing) Facilities for certain components to upgrade techs such as the translators from the nexus and other such items. Does anyone know how and where to find these? The ...
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What is the best way to expand your exosuit inventory in No Man's Sky?

I play on Ps4 and I have found a drop pod but that takes a while. Is there any other way to expand inventory that is a little less time consuming?
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No Many's Sky Quick Menu Ship Order

Does anyone know how the ships in the quick menu are ordered? I know that in the quick menu you can summon whatever your active starship is, but in the section where you can go to ANY of your ships ...
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No Man's Sky and Steam Family Library...can we play at the same time? [duplicate]

My husband bought me No Man's Sky (NMS) for xmas. He saw how much I was enjoying it, and started playing it himself via the Steam Family Library (we share with each other). Every other game we have, ...
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How does the Free Freighter quest REALLY work in No Man's Sky?

The first time the player completes a freighter rescue mission in No Man's Sky they are given the option to obtain said freighter for free. If the freighter is not accepted, this option is carried on ...
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What are the No Mans Sky base complexity limits of update 3.10?

This recent update seems to increase the limits on base complexity and possibly a larger build radius. Richer Base Construction Base building on next-generation consoles can reach more ambitious ...
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Alone Amidst the Stars - Finding the original star system after warping to 10+ star systems?

How do I figure out how to find the original star system (or even if that is necessary) to continue one of the main quests, Alone Amidst the Stars? The game says my next objective is Triangulate your ...
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How to teleport back to my freighter?

Since the newest Desolation Update (v2.60) Teleporters can now be built aboard Freighter Bases. The changelog says "These variants do not require power. They can be used to teleport to other ...
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If I am NMS friends with both Bob and Alice, but they do not have each other's friend codes, will Bob see if I am in Alice's session?

If I join a friend's multiplayer session, will my other friend see that I'm in the first friend's lobby even though they haven't added each other on NMS?
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Which planets have Paraffinium deposits to extract?

Which planets have Paraffinium deposits to extract? I sold some ores and I don't remember which planet I managed to extract that element from.
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What does red shield icon on lower right mean?

In No Man’s Sky, sometimes a red shield icon will appear in the lower right of the screen. What does it mean? The most obvious answer is that it means my suit’s shields are down, but all my gameplay ...
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Does the Personal Refiner have a suggested inventory/slot to be installed?

Just unlocked the Personal Refiner, and while installing it a note stated that if I place it near the right items I can improve it, or something like that. So, is there a suggested inventory or slot ...
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How can I determine whether I have an Atlas Pass?

Closely related: https://gaming.stackexchange.com/q/285396/5398 I stopped playing No Man's Sky for a while and now I've come back to it. Now that I'm in the game, I can't remember what I had done ...
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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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