Ball Bearings

From The Cycle: Frontier Wiki
Ball Bearings
TypeMechanical, Construction
Rarity Uncommon
Spawn Locations
K-Marks / Weight67
Faction Reputation3
Faction Rep / Weight0

Ball Bearings is an Uncommon item found as loot on Fortuna III. It can be found almost anywhere on the map.


A simple mechanical component Used to print a multitude of machines with moving parts, such as firearms.

Spawn location

Spawn chance per container
ContainerMax spawn chance
Industrial Container Tier 111.76%
Industrial Container Tier 217.78%
Industrial Container Tier 331.5%
Industrial Container Tier 436%
Industrial Container Tier 532%
Dumpster Tier 116.18%
Dumpster Tier 220.95%
Dumpster Tier 327%
Dumpster Tier 427%
Dumpster Tier 524%


Ball Bearings has one or multiple uses in The Cycle: Frontier. To complete all missions and quarter upgrades, this item is needed 49 times.

Uses for Ball Bearings
Type Quantity
What a Tool! Part 2 2
Audiophiles Beware Part 2 5
Field Repairs 2
Mining Bot 3
Excavator Improvements 3
Personal Quarters
Generate K-Marks 2.5 15
Reduce PQ Upgrade Time 6.1 15
Supply Crate Level 5.1 12
Printing Recipes
Autoloader 5
Heavy Converter 2
Shotgun Converter 2


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