Hydraulic Piston

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Hydraulic Piston
Rarity Uncommon
Spawn Locations
K-Marks / Weight67
Faction Reputation3
Faction Rep / Weight0

A Hydraulic Piston is an Uncommon item found as loot on Fortuna III. It can be found in low quantities everywhere, but it is most common in Korolev 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 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 5
Light Quickdraw 5
Medium Quickdraw 5
Oil Pump Beacon 12
Shotgun Converter 5
Heavy Extended 5
Tactical Foregrip 5
Light Converter 5
Light Extended Quickdraw 5
Medium Extended Quickdraw 5
Heavy Converter 5
Medium Suppressor 5
Medium Creature Dmg 5
Small Suppressor 5
Light Creature Dmg 5
Heavy Quickdraw 5
Light Extended 5
Shotgun Extended 5
Medium Extended 5
Medium Converter 5


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