Questions tagged [subnautica]

A first-person open world survival game taking place in a mostly aquatic environment. Developed and published by Unknown Worlds, the game was first released on December 16, 2014.

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Do resources respawn in Subnautica?

How are the resources distributed in Subnautica? Do they respawn? If yes at what rate? I want to build several big bases all over the map but not sure if there would be enough resources to actually ...
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Where are the grassy plateaus caves in Subnautica?

Can someone please tell me where the grassy plateaus caves are? I have looked everywhere on the internet for locations and there have been no answers, I've asked on reddit but no one's given an answer,...
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Cyclops power cells: order in which power cells deplete

I'm certain the cyclops' power cells deplete one at a time. However, I seem to be having trouble determining which cell depletes 1st. I'm starting to wonder whether or not it might be random and I ...
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Where does the Cuddlefish go if you tell it to stop following you?

I'm playing Subnautica, and I was wondering where my Cuddlefish goes when I ask it to stop following me.
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Can geographical notifications be reset?

While exploring the ocean, you'll periodically receive notifications about the surrounding area when you approach certain areas for the first time. For example, one notification A document I came ...
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How do I get a snowfox in Subnautica?

I've been wondering how to get a Snowfox in Subnautica, can anyone tell me how to get it?
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Why is there sometimes a rescue pod icon in the HUD?

I noticed that sometimes a small rescue pod icon is displayed in the HUD. It does not show the position of the pod, it stays always in the same position: (red circle by me for highlighting, not ...
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Why is the docking bay locked?

I was just trying to get to my seamoth when the docking bay said "locked" when I hovered over it. I then tried to go in from the side to investigate, but it was locked too. Why can't I access my ...
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How to Harvest Gaspods in Subnautica?

In Subnautica, how do you harvest the Gaspods from the Gasopod creature? I have only noticed these creatures doing two particular things: looking beautiful from afar, or being painful while up close. ...
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Subnautica map changes

I read online that Subnautica has a fixed map. However, I've beaten the game and started a new one (both Survival). The map is clearly different. For instance my previous base had a thermal vent right ...
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Is enzyme 42 dropped by the sea emperor leviathan juveniles?

Am I right, that the sea emperor leviathan juveniles drop the enzyme 42 occasionally? I chased one of the juveniles for 4 in-game days and it didn't drop a single item. How often do they drop the ...
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How can I safely pilot the Cyclops?

The Seamoth vehicle in the game doesn't dive as deep as the Cyclops. As a result, it doesn't allow me to reach the deepest areas of the world. The downside of the Cyclops, however, is that it moves ...
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How can I save my cuddlefish from becoming fish food?

I've just gotten myself a cuddlefish, but it keeps getting chomped by hostile creatures around my base. I read that it has a large amount of hp, 10000 in fact, but am unaware of any healing or ...
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Closest Place to Scan Multipurpose Room

Where is the easiest place to access a wreck with a multipurpose room for scanning?
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Evading and escaping the Reaper

I didn't find the wiki for Subnautica to be too helpful with how to escape Reaper Leviathans. Is there anything I can do to escape a Reaper when not in a vehicle?
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What happens if you disable the quarantine enforcement platform before the arrival of the Sunbeam?

It would take some serious speedrunning, but besides time I see nothing which would stop you from completing most of the main plot and deactivate the quarantine enforcement platform before the Sunbeam ...
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Where can I find a pet Cuddlefish?

Now that Subnautica has officially left Early Access (yay!), I've started playing it again. I've heard rumors about a new creature that is tamable as a pet called the Cuddlefish, but I don't know ...
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If a base goes without power long enough will all my plants/fish die?

I'm new to Subnautica, and have just started building deeper bases powered by bioreactors. This is working well, but every time I dive down to the base I am scared that; the power went out, all my ...
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How can I get rid of these gasopods around my base?

So I built my first base in the Safe Shallows, where there are normally some gasopods roaming around. They are not aggressive, but when approached release these gas spores that do a ton of damage if ...
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Subnautica: 2nd fragment of seaglide not there

My friend wants the seaglide, so we were searching around the internet where to find them and with a result: I found them. Next my friend wants the fragments so I showed him where they are and he ...
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Does the Ghost update introduce a meaningful ending to the Subnautica storyline?

I was a bit disappointed with Subnautica when I started playing with the "Voice of the Deep" update. I noticed that that it begins a story, but does not come to a meaningful conclusion at that point ...
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How do I deal with Lava Larvae sucking all my energy?

After months of exploration and crafting, I've finally got a deep sea base in the Tree Grove of the Lost River. I brought my upgraded Cyclops and PRAWN suit down and I'm now prepping for an excursion ...
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Do scanner room range upgrades stack?

I installed the scanner room range and speed updates in my scanner room, but I have two more slots for upgrades. If I add two more range upgrades do they stack with the existing one? I tried adding ...
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How to stop using the camera, without having to release the Cyclops controls

I've got myself a Cyclops, and because of its size it's pretty hard to see where it's going, or when I'm bumping into walls. Fortunately, it's got a set of cameras mounted on the sub, which I can ...
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Can't deconstruct base parts

I am in the process of relocating a base, not far away up on a more stable part of ground. Most of the deconstruction has been fine, however there are a few parts, including an empty multipurpose room,...
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How can I tell what my current coordinates are?

I was exploring the new Alien Research Facility that was some ~1200m below the ocean with my PRAWN Suit. I entered the facility with my PRAWN and exited it to walk around. Unfortunately, there ...
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What is the game's tech progression?

In Subnautica, the primary method of progression is by scanning broken pieces of equipment that are lying scattered on the ocean floor. This unlocks various tech upgrades, which allow you to explore ...
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Are there any jump scares/giant sea monsters that would affect someone with thalassophobia?

I just bought Subnautica from the latest Humble Bundle and I've always wanted to try it out. It looks beautiful and I typically enjoy survival/exploration games. However, I've got a mild case of ...
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Will using a console command disable any further achievements?

I just wondered if using a console command will disable further achievements or lead to any other side effects? The wiki only states that using a command will "impair your Subnautica experience" ...
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Can a small aquarium breed fish?

There are a lot of resources in breeding fish in a large aquarium (now called an Alien Containment Tank) that fits inside a multipurpose room, but there is very little information I could find about ...
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Can't get into the Aurora after update. Do I need to start a new save?

The new PRAWN update is out and it recommended that I start a new game, but I'm pretty built up on resources and don't want to do that. So I tried to see if I could work with the already saved one, ...
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How do I fill the base with air?

I built a simple base with a base platform, a room, a solar panel, and a hatch. The base seems to be powered, but it is full of water. (the same water level as outside the base.) How do you fill it ...
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Is the island on the Xbox one version of Subnautica

My friend and I was just playing Subnautica. Markiplier was playing Subnuatica and he found an island. Is the Island on the Xbox One version?
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Will I regain resources by deconstructing my base?

Mostly for more storage, I created a temporary base close to my rescue pod. It's lined with lockers and a fabricator, but before I add on to it anymore, using up all my titanium, if I deconstruct the ...
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which is more efficient? Replacing or recharging?

I was wondering is it cheaper or more efficient to make a power cell and just put it into the Seamoth? Or is it better to let it charge in my Cyclops?