Plains of Eidolon Resources

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General resources

Breath of the Eidolon

A gas found solely on the Plains of Eidolon, refined to its purest form.

A special resource only rewarded from Plains of Eidolon bounties. Breath of the Eidolon is used in manufacturing a variety of Cetus-related items.


Cetus Wisp

Strange stone lifeforms that call the Plains home. They are a rare find, clustering together, floating above a patch of ground they’ve taken an inexplicable interest in. They are an enigma.

A special resource primarily harvested from their spawn points along the edges of bodies of water on the Plains of Eidolon. If they are approached but not collected, they will float up into the sky and disappear after a few seconds. They can also be rewarded from Cetus bounties and Ghoul bounties, or purchased from the Quills or Operational Supply. Cetus Wisps are used in manufacturing a variety of Cetus-related items, primarily Amp components.


Condroc Wing

The talon on a condroc’s wing is sharp enough to tear through bone.

An uncommon resource dropped by Condrocs on the Plains of Eidolon. Killing a Condroc prevents the animal from being saved through Conservation. Condroc wings are used in manufacturing a variety of Cetus-related items.


Grokdrul

A noxious mix of polysaccharides and long-chain polymers, grokdrul is a standard chemical used in Grineer manufacturing.

A common resource found in Grokdrul Drums located in Grineer camps on the Plains of Eidolon, in resource containers on the Plains of Eidolon, or as a mission reward from Cetus bounties. Grokdrul Drums are described as “A supply of grokdrul, a chemical used in Grineer manufacturing.” Grokdrul is mentioned to be poisonous to developing ghouls. Grokdrul is used in manufacturing a variety of Cetus-related items.


Iradite

A valuable mineral found on the Plains.

A common resource found in Iradite Deposits on low-lying areas of the Plains of Eidolon, from resource containers on the Plains, or as a mission reward from Cetus bounties. Iradite Deposts are described as “A rich vein of iradite”. Iradite is used in manufacturing a variety of Cetus-related items.


Kuaka Spinal Claw

The sinew from the Kuaka’s spinal claws can be tanned to make a resilient and flexible leather.

An uncommon resource dropped by Kuakas on the Plains of Eidolon. Killing a Kuaka prevents the animal from being saved through Conservation. Kuaka spinal claws are used in manufacturing a variety of Cetus-related items.


Maprico

This hardy fruit is thick-skinned to withstand harsh conditions, concealing a mouthful of sweet pulp within.

A common resource found in Maprico Trees growing all over the Plains of Eidolon, in resource containers on the Plains, or as a mission reward from Cetus bounties. Maprico Trees are described as “A hardy Plains tree, and a source of nutrition for animals with the jaw strength to break through the tough skin of its fruit.” Mapricos are used in manufacturing a variety of Cetus-related items.


Nistlepod

Used by the Nistlebrush to trap and kill its prey.

A common resource found in Nistlebrushes growing in mountainous regions of the Plains of Eidolon, in resource containers on the Plains, or as a mission reward from Cetus bounties. Nistlebrushes are described as “The poisonous nectar cradled in the Nistlebrush’s central cavity lures unwary wildlife into the killing grip of its reflex-fired thorn-pods.” Nistlepods are used in manufacturing a variety of Cetus-related items.


Sentient Core

An integral part of Vomvalysts and Teralysts, the exact function of this… device? organ? is uncertain.

Sentient cores are dropped by Sentients. Vomvalysts drop Intact Sentient cores, while Exceptional Sentient cores are dropped by the Teralyst, Gantulyst, and Hydrolyst when a synovium is broken. Flawless Sentient cores are dropped by the Teralyst, Gantulyst, and Hydrolyst when they are captured with the help of Eidolon Lures. Sentient fighters outside the Plains of Eidolon, such as Battalysts and Conculysts, will also drop Intact Sentient cores. All three grades of Sentient core have the same description. The primary purpose of Sentient cores is to redeem Standing with the Quills, but they are also used for crafting a small number of Sentient-related items.


Eidolon Shard

Shard gained from the Sentients roaming the Plains of Eidolon. The most prized part of an Eidolon. Jewellery created from an Eidolon shard is most prized in Cetus.

Eidolon shards are dropped by the large Eidolon Sentients that roam the Plains at night. Standard Eidolon shards are dropped by the Teralyst, Gantulyst, and Hydrolyst when they are defeated, regardless of whether they are killed or captured. Brilliant Eidolon shards are dropped by the Teralyst, Gantulyst, and Hydrolyst when they are captured, and are used to summon the Gantulyst. Radiant Eidolon shards are dropped by the Gantulyst and Hydrolyst when they are captured, and are used to summon the Hydrolyst. Standard Eidolon shards are used to craft the Paracesis and to rank up with the Quills, but have no other function. Brilliant and Radiant Eidolon shards can be redeemed for Focus, and Brilliant shards are used to unbind certain Focus nodes.


Mining resources

On the Plains of Eidolon, metal ores can be mined from red mineral veins and gems can be mined from blue mineral veins. Mining is performed with mining lasers purchased from Old Man Suumbaat in Cetus or Smokefinger in Fortuna. Ores can be refined into alloys in the Foundry. These alloys are used in crafting and have the description “[ore] that has been forged into a stronger metal.” Gems can be turned into refined gems in the Foundry as well, or donated to Old Man Suumbaat in exchange for Ostron Standing. Refined gems are used in crafting and have the description “Polished and cut to perfection.”

Azurite

A blue gem layered with impurities.

A common gem found in blue mineral veins on the Plains of Eidolon, or as a drop from Tusk Thumpers. Like all raw gems, azurite can be donated to Old Man Suumbaat for Ostron Standing, or refined into Tear Azurite in the Foundry. Tear Azurite is used in manufacturing a variety of Cetus-related items.


Pyrol

A tarnished, brittle metal.

A common ore found in red mineral veins on the Plains of Eidolon, or as a drop from Tusk Thumpers. Like all raw ore, pyrol’s only use is to be refined into Pyrotic Alloy in the Foundry, combining with cryotic and rubedo. Pyrotic Alloy is used in manufacturing a variety of Cetus-related items.


Devar

A cloudy crystal.

A common gem found in blue mineral veins on the Plains of Eidolon, or as a drop from Tusk Thumpers. Like all raw gems, devar can be donated to Old Man Suumbaat for Ostron Standing, or refined into Esher Devar in the Foundry. Esher Devar is used in manufacturing a variety of Cetus-related items.


Coprun

A soft, malleable metal.

A common ore found in red mineral veins on the Plains of Eidolon, or as a drop from Tusk Thumpers. Like all raw ore, coprun’s only use is to be refined into Coprite Alloy in the Foundry, combining with ferrite and rubedo. Coprite Alloy is used in manufacturing a variety of Cetus-related items.


Veridos

A highly reflective, green gem.

A common gem found in blue mineral veins on the Plains of Eidolon, or as a drop from Tusk Thumpers. Like all raw gems, veridos can be donated to Old Man Suumbaat for Ostron Standing, or refined into Marquise Veridos in the Foundry. Marquise Veridos is used in manufacturing a variety of Cetus-related items.


Ferros

A resilient metal that is hardened by the impurities within it.

A common ore found in red mineral veins on the Plains of Eidolon, or as a drop from Tusk Thumpers. Like all raw ore, ferros’ only use is to be refined into Fersteel Alloy in the Foundry, combining with plastids and rubedo. Fersteel Alloy is used in manufacturing a variety of Cetus-related items.


Crimzian

A blood-red gem.

An uncommon gem found in blue mineral veins on the Plains of Eidolon, or as a drop from Tusk Thumpers. Like all raw gems, crimzian can be donated to Old Man Suumbaat for Ostron Standing, or refined into Star Crimzian in the Foundry. Star Crimzian is used in manufacturing a variety of Cetus-related items.


Auron

A brilliant, dense, and conductive metal.

A rare ore found in red mineral veins on the Plains of Eidolon, or as a drop from Tusk Thumpers. Like all raw ore, auron’s only use is to be refined into Auroxium Alloy in the Foundry, combining with oxium and morphics. Auroxium Alloy is used in manufacturing a variety of Cetus-related items.


Sentirum

A rare Eidolon gem, created from the fossilised blood of an ancient Sentient.

A rare gem found in blue mineral veins on the Plains of Eidolon, or as a drop from Tusk Thumpers. Like all raw gems, sentirum can be donated to Old Man Suumbaat for Ostron Standing, or refined into Radian Sentirum in the Foundry. Radian Sentirum is used in manufacturing a variety of Cetus-related items.


Nyth

A rare local gem, created when the gas known as Breath of the Eidolon becomes trapped in molten iradite.

A rare gem found in blue mineral veins on the Plains of Eidolon, or as a drop from Tusk Thumpers, or as a drop from Tusk Thumpers. Like all raw gems, nyth can be donated to Old Man Suumbaat for Ostron Standing, or refined into Heart Nyth in the Foundry. Hearth Nyth is used in manufacturing a variety of Cetus-related items.


Fishing resources

On the Plains of Eidolon, fish can be found swimming in the ponds, lakes, and ocean. They can be attracted with bait and caught using fishing spears, both bought from Fisher Hai-Luk in Cetus. Once caught, these fish can be brought to Hai-Luk to either donate in return for Ostron Standing, or to disassemble in order to yield resources for crafting.

Mawfish Bones

The bones of the mawfish are carved by the Ostron to provide ornaments and tools.

Harvested from the Mawfish, a common lake fish active during the day, or dropped by Tusk Thumpers. The Mawfish is described as “Its gaping maw allows it to scoop up smaller fish as it swims by them.” Mawfish spawn in higher numbers when attracted with Peppered Bait, a consumable item purchased from Fisher Hai-Luk in Cetus and described as “This bait attracts fish that are active during the day.” Mawfish bones are used in manufacturing a variety of Cetus-related items.


Charc Electroplax

Harvested by the Ostron as a catalyst used in their synthetics.

Harvested from the Charc Eel, a common lake fish active during the day and during the day, or dropped by Tusk Thumpers. The Charc Eel is described as “Discharges electricity from luminous glands along its flanks to stun its prey.” Charc Eels spawn in higher numbers when attracted with Twilight Bait, a consumable item purchased from Fisher Hai-Luk in Cetus and described as “This bait attracts predatory fish that are active in either day or night.” Charc electroplax is used in manufacturing a variety of Cetus-related items.


Khut-Khut Venom Sac

The poison is used by the Ostron to cure leather and as a reagent to produce an embalming fluid.

Harvested from the Khut-Khut, a common pond fish active during the day, or dropped by Tusk Thumpers. The Khut-Khut is described as “A poisonous fish protected by a hard carapace around its skull.” Khut-Khut spawn in higher numbers when attracted with Peppered Bait, a consumable item purchased from Fisher Hai-Luk in Cetus and described as “This bait attracts fish that are active during the day.” Khut-Khut venom sacs are used in manufacturing a variety of Cetus-related items.


Yogwun Stomach

Once cleaned and tanned, this organ can be turned into a durable leather.

Harvested from the Yogwun, a common pond fish active during the day, or dropped by Tusk Thumpers. The Yogwun is described as “This slow fish meanders through the waters and is often preyed upon by larger predators.” Yogwun spawn in higher numbers when attracted with Peppered Bait, a consumable item purchased from Fisher Hai-Luk in Cetus and described as “This bait attracts fish that are active during the day.” Yogwun stomachs are used in manufacturing a variety of Cetus-related items.


Goopolla Spleen

Used in Ostron remedies to purify toxins.

Harvested from the Goopolla, a common ocean fish active during the day and during the day, or dropped by Tusk Thumpers. The Goopolla is described as “A predatory fish that is attracted to the scent of blood.” Goopolla spawn in higher numbers when attracted with Twilight Bait, a consumable item purchased from Fisher Hai-Luk in Cetus and described as “This bait attracts predatory fish that are active in either day or night.” Goopolla spleens are used in manufacturing a variety of Cetus-related items.


Mortus Horn

The horn of a Mortus lungfish is ground down into a powder and used by the Ostron in herbal remedies.

Harvested from the Mortus Lungfish, an uncommon pond fish active during the day and during the day, or dropped by Tusk Thumpers. The Mortus Lungfish is described as “Displays a blood-splattered pattern on its scales and has its ribs exposed through open cavities along both flanks. When predators approach, it lies still at the bottom of the sand banks, disguised as a carcass, in hopes of being ignored.” Mortus Lungfish spawn in higher numbers when attracted with Twilight Bait, a consumable item purchased from Fisher Hai-Luk in Cetus and described as “This bait attracts predatory fish that are active in either day or night.” Mortus horns are used in manufacturing a variety of Cetus-related items.


Tralok Eyes

The Ostron boil these into a jelly which forms a strong adhesive when it dries.

Harvested from the Tralok, an uncommon ocean fish active during the day, or dropped by Tusk Thumpers. The Tralok is described as “Strong, predatory fish with eyes that can pierce the darkest shadows.” Traloks spawn in higher numbers when attracted with Peppered Bait, a consumable item purchased from Fisher Hai-Luk in Cetus and described as “This bait attracts fish that are active during the day.” Tralok eyes are used in manufacturing a variety of Cetus-related items.


Sharrac Teeth

These will often adorn ceremonial garb, or as a reagent for synthetics.

Harvested from the Sharrac, an uncommon ocean fish active during the day and during the day, or dropped by Tusk Thumpers. The Sharrac is described as “While rarely venturing from the deepest of waters of the Plains, the Sharrac is a fearsome predator who will prey on unwary Ostrons swimming alone.” Sharrac will only spawn when attracted by Twilight Bait, a consumable item purchased from Fisher Hai-Luk in Cetus and described as “This bait attracts predatory fish that are active in either day or night.” Sharrac teeth are used in manufacturing a variety of Cetus-related items.


Karkina Antenna

Ground into a powder, this substance can make fires burn hotter for a brief amount of time.

Harvested from the Karkina, an uncommon ocean fish active during the day and during the day, or dropped by Tusk Thumpers. The Karkina is described as “A crustacean that hunts during the twilight hours.” Karkina will only spawn when attracted by Twilight Bait, a consumable item purchased from Fisher Hai-Luk in Cetus and described as “This bait attracts predatory fish that are active in either day or night.” Karkina antennae are used in manufacturing a variety of Cetus-related items.


Murkray Liver

An ingredient used in Ostron cooking and medicine.

Harvested from the Murkray, a rare ocean fish active in hotspots during the day and during the day, or dropped by Tusk Thumpers. The Murkray is described as “A cunning hunter that hides within the mud at the bottom of the ocean and ambushes passing prey.” Murkrays will only spawn when attracted by Murkray Bait, a consumable item purchased from Fisher Hai-Luk in Cetus and described as “This bait is composed of materials that are known to attract Murkrays, a fish found only in ocean hotspots during both day and night.” Murkray livers are used in manufacturing a variety of Cetus-related items.


Norg Brain

An Ostron delicacy.

Harvested from the Norg, a rare lake fish active in hotspots during the day, or dropped by Tusk Thumpers. The Norg is described as “This fish inhabits the shallows and feeds off crabs and other small crustaceans. When threatened, it forces air into its brain to give it the impression of being much bigger than it normally is.” Norgs will only spawn when attracted by Norg Bait, a consumable item purchased from Fisher Hai-Luk in Cetus and described as “This bait is composed of materials that are known to attract Norg, a fish found only in lake hotspots during the night.” Norg brains are used in manufacturing a variety of Cetus-related items.


Cuthol Tendrils

Ostrons extract the toxin and apply it to their weapons when hunting animals.

Harvested from the Cuthol, a rare pond fish active in hotspots during the day, or dropped by Tusk Thumpers. The Cuthol is described as “A grotesque crustacean that produces a potent, paralysing toxin from its tentacles.” Cuthol will only spawn when attracted by Cuthol Bait, a consumable item purchased from Fisher Hai-Luk in Cetus and described as “This bait is composed of materials that are known to attract Cuthols, a fish found only in pond hotspots during the night.” Cuthol tendrils are used in manufacturing a variety of Cetus-related items.


Seram Beetle Shell

This thick shell is used by Ostrons to manufacture tools and weapons.

Harvested from the Glappid, a rare ocean fish active in hotspots during the day, or dropped by Tusk Thumpers. The Glappid is described as “The Glappid is a scavenger that feasts on the remains of dead fish. It has formed a symbiotic bond with the Seram beetle which extracts and feeds upon any toxins ingested by the Glappid.” Glappids will only spawn when attracted by Glappid Bait, a consumable item purchased from Fisher Hai-Luk in Cetus and described as “This bait is composed of exotic materials that are known to attract the elusive Glappid, a fish found only in ocean hotspots during the night.” Seram beetle shells are used in manufacturing a variety of Cetus-related items.


Fish Meat

Used as a source of food and to create bait for predatory fish.

Harvested from all fish in addition to the specialised parts they yield. Fish meat was originally used to craft bait for fishing, but since bait has been changed to a consumable instead of a crafted object, fish meat currently has no use.


Fish Oil

Used to create absolvents that purify gems.

Harvested from all fish in addition to the specialised parts they yield. Fish oil is used in manufacturing a variety of Cetus-related items, primarily Zaw components and Amp components.


Fish Scales

A material used in tailoring clothes and cultivating synthetics

Harvested from all fish in addition to the specialised parts they yield. Fish scales are used in manufacturing a variety of Cetus-related items, primarily Zaw components and Operator apparel.


Boot

Synthetic fibers and a moulded foam insole were the basis for what was once a robust and comfortable combat boot. Now, it’s a home for tiny aquatic organisms.

Can be caught while fishing on the Plains of Eidolon. Completely useless, although it may be mounted in a trophy and used as a decoration.


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