Unfortunately the game is sunsetting on September 27. In light of this news we wish to extend our thanks to all contributors and readers of this wiki. This would not have been possible without each and everyone of you. We hope to find you again with what is next. The wiki will remain online until March 18 2024. Changes made in Patch 3.5.0 are unlikely to be represented on this wiki.

Copper Wire

From The Cycle: Frontier Wiki
Copper Wire
Copper Wire.png
RarityCommonRarity.svg Common
Spawn Locations
Weight8 UI-WeightIcon.png
K-Marks150 KMarks.png
K-Marks / Weight18 KMarks.png
Faction Reputation2 Reputation.png
Faction Rep / Weight0 Reputation.png

Copper Wire is a CommonRarity.svgCommon item found as loot on Fortuna III. Can typically be found inside Korolev logo colored.pngKorolev structures.


Still the best bang for the buck for electric cables, makes for a good and cheap electric conductor.

Spawn location

Spawn chance per container
ContainerMax spawn chance
Dumpster Tier 132.84%
Dumpster Tier 227.23%
Dumpster Tier 323.53%
Dumpster Tier 412%
Dumpster Tier 56%
Hidden Stash Tier 16.34%
Hidden Stash Tier 26.22%
Hidden Stash Tier 36.09%
Hidden Stash Tier 45.85%
Hidden Stash Tier 55.72%


Copper Wire.pngCopper Wire has one or multiple uses in The Cycle: Frontier. To complete all missions and quarter upgrades, this item is needed 78 times.

Uses for Copper Wire
Type Quantity
Heavy Construction Part 6 15
An Eye for Oil Part 1 9
Project Fireball Part 8 4
Audiophiles Beware Part 2 5
Gun Manufacturing 5
Personal Quarters
Aurum Generator Rate 1.5 5
Aurum Generator Rate 4.5 23
Generate K-Marks 1.4 5
Increase Stash Size 2.3 12
Printing Recipes
Light Grenade.pngLight Grenade 2


Cookies help us deliver our services. By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies.