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Hydraulic Piston

From The Cycle: Frontier Wiki
Hydraulic Piston
Hydraulic Piston.png
RarityUncommonRarity.svg Uncommon
Spawn Locations
Weight5 UI-WeightIcon.png
K-Marks338 KMarks.png
K-Marks / Weight67 KMarks.png
Faction Reputation3 Reputation.png
Faction Rep / Weight0 Reputation.png

A Hydraulic Piston is an UncommonRarity.svgUncommon item found as loot on Fortuna III. It can be found in low quantities everywhere, but it is most common in Korolev logo colored.pngKorolev structures.


Useful for printing weapons and beacons. The tech may be hundreds of years old, but if it works, it works.

Spawn location

Spawn chance per container
ContainerMax spawn chance
Industrial Container Tier 139.18%
Industrial Container Tier 241.18%
Industrial Container Tier 347.57%
Industrial Container Tier 452%
Industrial Container Tier 540%
Hidden Stash Tier 110.41%
Hidden Stash Tier 210.28%
Hidden Stash Tier 310.03%
Hidden Stash Tier 49.99%
Hidden Stash Tier 59.81%


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

Uses for Hydraulic Piston
Type Quantity
Time to Punch In Part 3 1
Toxic Love Part 2 7
Back to Basics Part 4 12
Excavator Improvements 3
New Mining Tools 2
Personal Quarters
K-Marks Generator Cap 2.1 3
Supply Crate Level 3.2 8
Increase Stash Size 3.2 6
Reduce PQ Upgrade Time 4.3 12
Printing Recipes
Shotgun Quickdraw.pngShotgun Quickdraw 5
Light Quickdraw.pngLight Quickdraw 5
Medium Quickdraw.pngMedium Quickdraw 5
Oil Pump Beacon.pngOil Pump Beacon 12
Shotgun Converter.pngShotgun Converter 5
Heavy Extended.pngHeavy Extended 5
Tactical Foregrip.pngTactical Foregrip 5
Light Converter.pngLight Converter 5
Light Extended Quickdraw.pngLight Extended Quickdraw 5
Medium Extended Quickdraw.pngMedium Extended Quickdraw 5
Heavy Converter.pngHeavy Converter 5
Medium Suppressor.pngMedium Suppressor 5
Medium Creature Dmg.pngMedium Creature Dmg 5
Small Suppressor.pngSmall Suppressor 5
Light Creature Dmg.pngLight Creature Dmg 5
Heavy Quickdraw.pngHeavy Quickdraw 5
Light Extended.pngLight Extended 5
Shotgun Extended.pngShotgun Extended 5
Medium Extended.pngMedium Extended 5
Medium Converter.pngMedium Converter 5


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