No Man's Sky: Engineer's Guide to Starship Maintenance
In No Man’s Sky, your Starship is your life. You will spend the majority of your time in the game aboard your Starship, and as such, you need to know how to fix any issues that can arise at any moment. You live and breathe with your Starship in No Man’s sky, so if your ship becomes hurt, you hurt as well. The process of caring for your Starship is not as complex as you may think, and to emphasize this, we’ve put together a manual on the subject to get you started.
Repairing the Launch Thruster
The Launch Thruster is the part of your Starship that gets you up off the ground. You don’t want to be stranded on a planet like Loxtovac Nashim with no way to get to Orbit. For the Launch Thruster to operate, it needs
To keep the Launch Thruster functioning as intended, you will need to craft 3 Carite Sheets. Carite Sheets can be crafted in the Menu and take up one empty tile per unit. Each Carite Sheet requires 50 Iron to create. Find rocks around your crash site and use your Mining Beam to collect 150 Iron.
Once you have the necessary items, craft the
Repairing the Pulse Engine
The Pulse Engine is your ticket to exploring neighboring planets. Without a functioning Pulse
In order to repair the Pulse Engine, you will need to craft 2
If you have followed this Engineer’s Guide, you should now have a fully operational space vessel ready to launch and explore the galaxy. Remember, the key to being a good engineer is becoming accustomed to keeping up on your ship’s routine maintenance, as you won’t want to run out of fuel and find yourself stranded.
For more on No Man’s Sky, be sure to read our No Man’s Sky Captain’s Log where we document our first experiences within the game. If you prefer more of a visual example, you can watch us play the game live in our No Man’s Sky launch day livestream, or learn more about the breathtaking art of No Man’s Sky and the inspirations behind it.