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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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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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Mission icon at teleporter (and galaxy map) without open mission in log?

As you can see in this Teleporter image, I have at least two open missions: - 2nd line: "Das Depot überfallen" ("raid a depot") and - 4th line: "Industriegeheimnisse stehlen" ("steal industrial ...
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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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Which items respawn and how often?

If I harvest everything around my base (plants, animals, stones...) how long do I have to wait until they will respawn? Is this time or event based? Are there any resources that don't respawn or ...
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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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Fastest way to interact with NPC on PC with keyboard?

To interact with the NPCs in NMS you have to left click many times with your mouse to skip the intro dialogue again and again to get the actually possible actions (ask for language help, exchange deal,...
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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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How to mark spot as harvested/cleaned/removed/solved in analyzer?

After completely harvesting a (copper) mine this spot will still remain on my analyzer radar (PC-key F). The same is true for the "rescued crashed part" or a "stone of wisdom" (not sure about the ...
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Getting two ships onto my freighter

I found a crashed starship and added it to my collection, but now I have two starships planet side, and need a way to get to my other one after the new one is on my freighter for repair. Any ...
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Is there a way to quickly locate one's own space ship in No Man's Sky?

I've just started playing No Man's Sky, on PlayStation 4; having found the spaceship as part of the initial beginning of the game, I then wandered off to explore and mine various resources. Given the ...
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Are Capital Ships always grade A, and is there a grade S

In the NEXT update I have noticed that the "free" Capital ship that I was given after saving it from Pirates was a class A capital ship, is this always the case that the Capital ship is grade A or was ...
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How can I find a new base location?

I have picked up my old savegame for No Man's Sky: NEXT, and my existing base has been archived, as per the introduction screen, and I have the following quest. So I assume I just need to find a base ...
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In NMS, if I join a random session with my existing save, do I load in where I last logged off?

I've been playing NMS on Xbox using the "Play Game (other players may join your session)" option. I'm curious to try the "Join Game (join a session with friends or random explorers)" option. I'd be ...
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Sporadically taking damage when I fire my weapons

I didn't notice this happening on my starter ship, but I noticed it immediately upon buying my first new ship (C-class Shuttle): Whenever I fire my weapons (stock Photon Cannon), after a few shots my ...
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How do you craft the Portable Refiner in No Man's Sky Next?

Not sure if my game is bugged, but I have no option under my exosuit, spaceship, or multi tool to build the portable refiner. I've checked the technology and craft product sections. Is there a ...
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How to upgrade inventory slots, ship & multi-tool in No Man's Sky on creative mode?

My 7yo has started playing "No Man's Sky" in creative mode. They treat it like Minecraft in space - exploring, mining, finding creatures, blowing holes in things etc. However the lack of inventory ...
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No Man's Sky: Atlas Rises - How to deconstruct buildings?

I've been constructing my base, but I put a corridor in the wrong place and need to deconstruct it. I can't find anything online telling me how to deconstruct buildings... is it possible, and how do I ...
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How to get past No Man's Sky “snake bug”?

I've rebooted the game a few times now and each time I start a save I end up in what I can only describe as a version of snake. It shows a map like screen with symbols spread out, one of which is a ...
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What are the differences between the options when accepting communication with hostile ships?

Per my question on avoiding hostile ships, an update that is very briefly mentioned in the release logs now allows you to avoid hostile ships Atlas Rises A new HUD has been introduced to improve ...
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How do I update previously discovered planets data?

Since the 1.3 Atlas Rises Update I have returned to a planet I've previously discovered to source Gravitino Balls, however the data provided in the Discoveries menu no longer matches the planet. Here ...
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Are inventory slots shared?

Are the inventories between my exosuit, starship and exocraft shared? If I want to craft an item in my exosuit inventory and I have parts spread across all three inventories will the game know this ...
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No Man's Sky - Exocraft Tech bug

So i'm doing the Exocraft Tech missions and you have to make the three Geobays; Roamer, Nomad and Colossus - in that order. But somehow I managed to build the Colossus before the Nomad Geobay and now ...