This tier is not used in any missions, jobs, upgrades, or printing recipes.
Tier 1: A data drive. Data can be improved at an Uplink, or the drive exchanged for K-Marks.
Tier 2: A data drive with some interesting information. Data can be improved at an Uplink, or the drive exchanged for K-Marks.
Tier 3: A data drive with rare information. Data can be improved at an Uplink, or the drive exchanged for K-Marks.
Tier 4: A data drive with valuable information. Data can be improved at an Uplink, or the drive exchanged for K-Marks.
Tier 5: A data drive with highly valuable and unique information. Can be exchanged for K-Marks.
Data Drives come in 5 different levels of rarity. Their value increases with the rarity:
- Buy a Data Drive from the ICA Store for 300 K-Marks. Data Drives can also be found as loot on Fortuna III.
- Take the Data Drive to Fortuna III by placing it in a backpack.
- Travel to any location that has an Uplink,
- Find the Terminal and insert the Data Drive into the socket. Then start the download at the terminal screen.
- Repeat the process until the desired Data Drive rarity is obtained.
The Uplink tower will show the rarity that the Data Drive is upgrading to with a coloured light corresponding to the rarity. The Uplink tower will emit a loud noise as well, that will attract the attention of other Prospectors and Creatures.
|Common to Uncommon||30 seconds|
|Uncommon to Rare||60 seconds|
|Rare to Epic||90 seconds|
|Epic to Legendary||120 seconds|
This item is used in the following missions, jobs, upgrades, printing recipes, by rarity:
|Doing the Work Part 4||1|
|Generate aurum rate 1-5/5||1|
|Toxic Love Part 1||1|
|Doing the Work Part 6||3|
|Data Drive II||1|
|Data Drive III||2|
|Generate aurum rate 3-2/5||1|
|Generate K-Marks rate 2-3/5||1|
|A Powerful Discovery Part 6||1|
|Doing the Work Part 8||1|
|Satellite Master Part 1||2|
|Data Drive IV||1|
|Reduce PQ upgrade time 4-2/3||1|
|Generate aurum cap 4-1/5||1|
|Research Costs Part 9||1|
|Back to Basics Part 2||3|
|Satellite Master Part 2||2|
|Data Drive V||1|
|Data Drive VI||3|
|Orbital Cannon Beacon||1|