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Hardened Metals

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Hardened Metals
Hardened Metals.png
RarityCommonRarity.svg Common
Spawn Locations
Weight4 UI-WeightIcon.png
K-Marks150 KMarks.png
K-Marks / Weight37 KMarks.png
Faction Reputation2 Reputation.png
Faction Rep / Weight0 Reputation.png

Hardened Metals is a CommonRarity.svgCommon item found as loot on Fortuna III.


Material used in a variety of printing and upgrading processes.


Can be found in any Structures and Containers.

Spawn location

Spawn chance per container
ContainerMax spawn chance
Industrial Container Tier 153.03%
Industrial Container Tier 230.92%
Industrial Container Tier 313.43%
Industrial Container Tier 416.67%
Industrial Container Tier 59.09%
Dumpster Tier 137.88%
Dumpster Tier 228.99%
Dumpster Tier 322.39%
Dumpster Tier 420%
Dumpster Tier 510.91%
Hidden Stash Tier 14.02%
Hidden Stash Tier 23.91%
Hidden Stash Tier 33.83%
Hidden Stash Tier 43.76%
Hidden Stash Tier 53.66%
Civilian Locker Tier 145.45%
Civilian Locker Tier 234.78%
Civilian Locker Tier 326.87%
Civilian Locker Tier 420%
Civilian Locker Tier 516.36%


Hardened Metals.pngHardened Metals has one or multiple uses in The Cycle: Frontier. To complete all missions and quarter upgrades, this item is needed 18 times.

Uses for Hardened Metals
Type Quantity
Your Civic Duty Part 2 1
Automated Security 16
Air Lock Upgrades 12
Scrapping Station Improvements 12
New Mining Tools 10
Personal Quarters
Increase Stash Size 1.1 3
K-Marks Generator Cap 1.1 3
Generate K-Marks 1.1 3
Aurum Generator Cap 1.2 3
Personal Quarters Level 2 5
Printing Recipes
Light Grenade.pngLight Grenade 2
Standard Helmet.pngStandard Helmet 2
Holographic Sight.pngHolographic Sight 2
Gas Grenade.pngGas Grenade 2
Standard Restorative Helmet.pngStandard Restorative Helmet 2
Shotgun Extended.pngShotgun Extended 1
Heavy Extended.pngHeavy Extended 1
Standard Tactical Helmet.pngStandard Tactical Helmet 2
Audio Decoy.pngAudio Decoy 2


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