This tier is not used in any missions, jobs, upgrades, or printing recipes.
Data Drive is an item that can be upgraded in rarity at Uplinks. It has 5 rarities, from common to Legendary. There is no Data Drive of Exotic rarity.
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. Data can be improved at an Uplink, or the drive exchanged for K-Marks.
Upon reaching level 3 with ICA, the ICA Market will allow you to buy Common Data Drives. You can also find any rarity of Data Drive out in Fortuna III, typically near an Uplink.
Data Drives come in 5 different levels of rarity: Common → Uncommon → Rare → Epic → Legendary
- Buy a Data Drive from the ICA Store for 300 Krypto 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|