Nier: Automata Guide To All Crafting Materials

If you’re looking for crafting materials to upgrade your weapons and Pods in Nier: Automata, here’s where to find them.

In Nier: Automata, you are able to upgrade your weapons and Pods through crafting by using various materials that you find throughout your playthrough. Upgrading a single weapon to its max level will earn you the “Tools of the Trade” achievement/trophy, upgrading all possible weapons will earn you “Inorganic Blade”, and upgrading all of the Pods will unlock “Supreme Support Weapons”.

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However, certain crafting materials are a lot more scarce than others, and some can be missable if you don’t follow the correct steps. We’ve got everything you need to know about upgrading your Pods and weapons and where to find all of the necessary crafting materials listed right here.

Where to Upgrade Your Items

Upgrading Weapons Up to Level 3

You can upgrade your weapons to level 3 at the Weapons Traders in either Pascal’s Village or the Resistance Camp. After upgrading all of your weapons, these NPCs will tell you about the Master Swordsmith Masamune, who can upgrade weapons even further.

Upgrading Weapons Up to Level 4

NieR Automata Masamune Weapon Upgrading NPC

Masamune can upgrade weapons to level 4, sells a variety of weapons, and will also gift you with the Cruel Lament weapon once you have upgraded any weapon to level 4.

Masamune can be found in The Forest Zone, inside of the castle. While moving through the side-scrolling sections of the castle, you will encounter snake-like machines called Linked-Sphere Type machines.

Once you have encountered the second Linked-Sphere Type machine, after working your way up through the library, you will be doubling back on yourself and jumping across to the next building. You want to aim for the lower ledge to find Masamune, as shown below.

Nier Automata way to Masamune's workshop

There is a crate blocking the way that you will need to drag backward first, after which, you’ll be able to run in and see the Master Swordsmith himself.

Upgrading Pods

NieR Automata Where to Upgrade Pods

You can upgrade your Pods at the Maintenance Shop Owner NPC in the Resistance Camp or at the Bunker. There are three different Pods that you can find in the game.

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Where To Find All Crafting Materials

NieR Automata Looting items after defeating enemies

While there are many crafting materials in the game, not all of them serve a purpose when it comes to upgrades, and some simply exist just to sell for some money. We’re only going to include the crafting materials required for upgrading weapons and/or Pods.

This is not an exhaustive list but will give a good indication of where you can get the different materials. When it says an item can be “found” in a certain area, this is on the floor or from harvest points, which randomly respawn.

Amber

  • Dropped from Small Flyer Machine
  • Found in the Desert Zone
  • Found in the City Ruins
  • Reward from sidequest “Photographs”: Quest given by Resistance Member in the Resistance Camp after the Goliath event and part of the City Ruins has collapsed.
  • Reward from sidequest “Find a Present”: Quest given by Operator 60 via a message to your inbox after completing the “Terminal Repairs” sidequest. “Terminal Repairs” is also given by Operator 60 in the City Ruins when you go near an Access Point as 2B after completing the “Report on A2” main quest.
  • Reward from sidequest “Heritage of the Past”: Quest given by Resistance Researched in the Desert Zone when you are 2B and have obtained the Dynamic Scanner for your Pod (obtained via the main storyline).
  • Sold by the Shopkeeper Machine in the Amusement Park Ruins (Only after completing Route C).

Beast Hide

  • Dropped by various animals such as Boar and Moose
  • Reward from sidequest “Jean-Paul’s Melancholy”: Quest given by Jean-Paul in Pascal’s Village when you return to the village after the “Assault” main quest.
  • Reward from sidequest “Animal Care”: Quest given by Animal-loving Machine in the Forest Zone.

Black Pearl

  • Found in the Flooded City
  • Reward from sidequest “Data Analysis Freak 2”: Quest given by Operator 210 in The Bunker on your second playthrough (Route B) as 9S after the main quest “Alien Report”. Must have completed the first “Data Analysis Freak” quest.
  • Reward from sidequest “The Twins’ Request”: Quest given by Devola during your third playthrough (Route C) as 9S after you have completed “Loss” and begun “Tower Recon”.
  • Reward from sidequest “The Wandering Couple”: Quest given by Operator 210 via a message to your inbox. This quest is available on your second playthrough (Route B) as 9S and only after you have completed “Data Analysis Freak”, which is also given by Operator 210 when you visit The Bunker after the “Alien Report” main quest.
  • Sold by the Shopkeeper Machine in the Amusement Park Ruins (Only after completing Route C).

Broken Battery

  • Found in a chest in the lower subterranean area of the Desert Zone, next to Small Stubby machines
  • Reward from sidequest “Family Squabble”: Quest given by Mother Machine in Pascal’s Village when you return to the village after the “Assault” main quest.
  • Reward from sidequest “Robo-Dojo Black Belt”: Quest given by Father Servo in the City Ruins.
  • Sold by Emil when he is near the Abandoned Factory

Broken Circuit

  • Found in the Desert Zone
  • Reward from sidequest “Half-Wit Inventor”: Quest given by Scientist Machine in Pascal’s Village on a return visit to the village. You need to invest 1,000G for this item.
  • Reward from sidequest “Stamp Collecting”: Quest given by Machine Receptionist in the Amusement Park after you have defeated Beauvoir.
  • Sold by Emil when he is near the Abandoned Factory

Broken Key

  • Dropped from Small Stubby Machine
  • Found in the Desert Zone
  • Sold by Emil when he is near the Abandoned Factory

Copper Ore

  • Dropped from Small Flyer Machine
  • Found in the Desert Zone
  • Reward from sidequest “Half-Wit Inventor”: Quest given by Scientist Machine in Pascal’s Village on a return visit to the village. You need to invest 1,000G for this item.
  • Sold by the Shopkeeper Machine in the Amusement Park Ruins (Only after completing Route C).
  • Found right before you first encounter the Goliath
  • Found on the building wall when you first arrive in the City Ruins

Clean Nut

  • Found in a locked chest in the City Ruins
  • Reward from sidequest “Lord of the Valley”: Quest given by Canyon Machine in Forest Zone after you have completed the “Report on A2” main quest.
  • Reward from sidequest “Data on the Old World”: Quest given by Pascal in Pascal’s Village during your second playthrough (Route B) as 9S.
  • Reward from sidequest “Reconnaissance Squad”: Quest given by 4S in Forest Zone during your third playthrough (Route C) after you have completed “Loss” and begun “Tower Recon”.
  • Sold by Emil when he is near the Resistance Camp

Complex Gadget

  • Found in a small chest in the Cave in the City Ruins
  • Found in the cradle of the King in the Forest Zone Royal Chamber
  • Can be found by scanning close to the rope bridge near the river next to the City Ruins: Near the Tower access point
  • Can be found at the beginning of route C and D in the City Ruins the top of the Goliath’s severed arm (just jump across from Goliath’s head)
  • Reward from sidequest “Gathering Keepsakes”: Quest given by Resistance Member in the Resistance Camp during your third playthrough (Route C) after you have completed “Loss” and begun “Tower Recon”.
  • Reward from sidequest “Sorting Trouble 3”: Quest given by Resistance Member in the Resistance Camp during your third playthrough (Route C) after you have completed “Loss” and begun “Tower Recon”. You must also have already completed the previous “Sorting Trouble” quests, first given by the same NPC after completing “The Manager’s Request” sidequest. This quest is given by the Manager in the Resistance Camp once you have visited Pascal’s Village.

Crushed Nut

  • Found in a chest in the lower subterranean area of the Desert Zone, next to Small Stubby machines
  • Dropped from Linked-Sphere Type Machines
  • Reward from sidequest “Retrieve the Confidential Intel”: Quest given by Resistance Member in the City Ruins after completing the “Assault” main quest.
  • Reward from sidequest “Half-Wit Inventor”: Quest given by Scientist Machine in Pascal’s Village on a return visit to the village. You need to invest 55,000G for this item.
  • Sold by Emil when he is near the Abandoned Factory
  • Can be farmed in the Copied City on Route C

Crystal

  • Can be found during the first mission in the crate on the stairs and outside on the balcony when you head outside for the first time
  • Found in the City Ruins by a truck
  • Can be found in the Desert Zone
  • Sold by the Shopkeeper Machine in the Amusement Park Ruins (Only after completing Route C).

Dented Plate

  • Dropped from Small Stubby Machine in the Desert: Center
  • Dropped from Small Flyer Machine in the Desert: Center
  • Reward from sidequest “Retrieve the Confidential Intel”: Quest given by Resistance Member in the City Ruins after completing the “Assault” main quest.
  • Reward from sidequest “Speed Star”: Quest given by High-speed Machine in City Ruins after the “Assault” main quest.
  • Reward from sidequest “Parade Escort”: Quest given by Machine Lifeform in City Ruins (near the entrance to the Amusement Park) after completing the “Assault” main quest.
  • Sold by Emil when he is near the Abandoned Factory

Dented Socket

  • Found in a chest in the lower subterranean area of the Desert Zone, next to Small Stubby machines
  • Dropped by Multi-Leg Medium Machines in the Abandoned Factoy
  • Reward from sidequest “Parade Escort”: Quest given by Machine Lifeform in City Ruins (near the entrance to the Amusement Park) after completing the “Assault” main quest.
  • Sold by Emil when he is near the Abandoned Factory

Dye

  • Can be found in the Flooded City
  • Reward from sidequest “The Twins Request”: Quest given by Devola during your third playthrough (Route C) as 9S after you have completed “Loss” and begun “Tower Recon”.
  • Reward from sidequest “Storage Element”: Given by Pascal in Pascal’s Village during your third playthrough (Route C) as A2, This quest becomes available once you have completed the “Maintenance” main quest.
  • Sold by the Shopkeeper Machine in the Amusement Park Ruins (Only after completing Route C).

Eagle Eggs

  • Can be found in the Forest Zone

Elaborate Gadget

  • Reward from sidequest “Reconnaissance Squad”: Quest given by 4S in Forest Zone during your third playthrough (Route C) after you have completed “Loss” and begun “Tower Recon”.
  • Reward from sidequest “Sorting Trouble 2”: Quest given by Resistance Member in the Resistance Camp during your third playthrough (Route C) after you have completed “Loss” and begun “Tower Recon”. You must also have already completed the previous “Sorting Trouble” quests, first given by the same NPC after completing “The Manager’s Request” sidequest. This quest is given by the Manager in the Resistance Camp once you have visited Pascal’s Village.
  • Found in the Royal Chamber in the Forest Zone (besides the King)
  • Found in the City Ruins: Near Factory
  • Can be found in the Desert: Center with the Scanner Pod
  • Found in the City Ruins: Near the Tower
  • Can be found in the Abandoned Factory with the Scanner Pod
  • Found in the Desert Zone on the edge of the water in the oasis

Filler Metal

  • Can be found in the lower areas of the Abandoned Factory
  • Sold by the Shopkeeper Machine in the Amusement Park Ruins (Only after completing Route C).

Giant Egg

  • Found in the Forest Zone
  • Reward from sidequest “Treasure Hunt at the Castle”: Quest given by Weird-talking Machine in Pascal’s Village after completing the “Report on A2” main quest.

Gold Ore

  • Can be found in the Forest Zone
  • Can be found in containers in the Flooded City
  • Found in a chest near the Oasis in the Desert Zone
  • Reward from sidequest “Popola’s Errand”: Quest given by Devola during your third playthrough (Route C) after you have completed “Loss” and begun “Tower Recon”.
  • Reward from main story quest “A Villager’s Request” during your third playthrough (Route C) as A2
  • Sold by the Shopkeeper Machine in the Amusement Park Ruins (Only after completing Route C).

Iron Ore

  • Can be found in the Desert Zone
  • Dropped from Small Stubby Machines
  • Dropped from Small Flyer Machines

Large Battery

  • Dropped from Small Stubby mounted on Medium Quadrupeds in the Forest Zone
  • Found in a locked chest in the City Ruins
  • Reward from sidequests “Robo-Dojo Red Belt” and “Robo-Dojo White Belt”: Quest given by Father Servo in the City Ruins, must have completed the previous “Robo-Dojo” quests.
  • Reward from sidequest “Reconnaissance Squad”: Quest given by 4S in Forest Zone during your third playthrough (Route C) after you have completed “Loss” and begun “Tower Recon”.
  • Sold by Emil when he is near the Resistance Camp

Large Gear

  • Dropped from Small Stubby Machines
  • Found in a locked chest in the City Ruins
  • Sold by Emil when he is near the Resistance Camp

Machine Arm

  • Reward from sidequest “Idiot Savant”: Quest given by Weird Machine in Pascal’s Village on your second playthrough (Route B) as 9S.
  • Reward from sidequest “The Recluse”: Quest given by Overprotective Machine in Pascal’s Village on your second playthrough (Route B) as 9S. This quest becomes available the “Assault” main quest.
  • Sold by Pascal after wiping his memories as A2
  • Can be farmed in the Boss Arena near the Desert Housing area
  • Can be farmed from enemies patrolling the Castle in the Forst Zone on your third playthrough (Route C)

Machine Core

  • Reward from sidequest “Idiot Savant”: Quest given by Weird Machine in Pascal’s Village on your second playthrough (Route B) as 9S.
  • Reward from main story quest “Threat Disposal”
  • Dropped by the Goliath Tank in the Amusement Park
  • Dropped by the Gold Tank and the Courageous Brother in the Desert
  • Dropped by the Amusement Park Rabbit

Machine Head

  • Reward from sidequest “Idiot Savant”: Quest given by Weird Machine in Pascal’s Village on your second playthrough (Route B) as 9S.
  • Reward from sidequest “The Permanent Recluse”: Quest given by Overprotective Machine in Pascal’s Village on your second playthrough (Route B) as 9S. This quest becomes available the “Assault” main quest and you must have completed the previous two “Recluse” quests.
  • Sold by Pascal after wiping his memories as A2
  • Dropped by the Large Bipedal Machines in the Desert Housing area

Machine Leg

  • Dropped by Small Biped Machines
  • Reward from sidequest “Idiot Savant”: Quest given by Weird Machine in Pascal’s Village on your second playthrough (Route B) as 9S.
  • Reward from sidequest “The Permanent Recluse”: Quest given by Overprotective Machine in Pascal’s Village on your second playthrough (Route B) as 9S. This quest becomes available the “Assault” main quest and you must have completed the previous two “Recluse” quests.
  • Sold by Pascal after wiping his memories as A2

Machine Oil

  • Found in a chest in the first mission after your first boss fight
  • Reward from sidequest “Sorting Trouble 3”: Quest given by Resistance Member in the Resistance Camp during your third playthrough (Route C) after you have completed “Loss” and begun “Tower Recon”. You must also have already completed the previous “Sorting Trouble” quests, first given by the same NPC after completing “The Manager’s Request” sidequest. This quest is given by the Manager in the Resistance Camp once you have visited Pascal’s Village.
  • Sold by the Shopkeeper Machine in the Amusement Park Ruins (Only after completing Route C).

Machine Torso

  • Dropped from machines in the City Ruins: Deep Cave
  • Reward from sidequest “Idiot Savant”: Quest given by Weird Machine in Pascal’s Village on your second playthrough (Route B) as 9S.
  • Reward from sidequest “The Permanent Recluse”: Quest given by Overprotective Machine in Pascal’s Village on your second playthrough (Route B) as 9S. This quest becomes available the “Assault” main quest and you must have completed the previous two “Recluse” quests.
  • Sold by Pascal after wiping his memories as A2

Memory Alloy

  • Found inside a chest in the subterranean area of the Desert Zone
  • Found in a chest on top of a stone arch in the City Ruins
  • Found in a chest in the City Ruins between Pascal’s Village entrance and the Radio Tower
  • Found in a chest in the Forest Zone Castle guarded by four Biped Machines
  • Dropped by Medium Biped Machines in the City Ruins
  • Reward from sidequest “Robo-Dojo Red Belt”: Quest given by Father Servo in the City Ruins, must have completed the previous “Robo-Dojo” quests.
  • Reward from sidequest “Lord of the Valley”: Quest given by Canyon Machine in Forest Zone after you have completed the “Report on A2” main quest.
  • Reward from sidequest “Vanquish the Bad Bot”: Quest given by Pascal in Pascal’s Village on your third playthrough (Route C) as A2, after you have obtained the Fuel Filter.
  • Reward from sidequest “Game Dev Machine Lv 3”: Quest given by Game Creator Machine in the Amusement Park on your second playthrough (Route B) as 9S after the “Assault” main quest. Must have completed the previous “Game Dev” quests.
  • Sold by Emil when he is near the Resistance Camp

Meteorite

  • Reward from sidequest “Half-Wit Inventor”: Quest given by Scientist Machine in Pascal’s Village on a return visit to the village. You need to invest 10,000G for this item.
  • Reward from sidequest “Popola’s Errand”: Quest given by Devola during your third playthrough (Route C) after you have completed “Loss” and begun “Tower Recon”.
  • Reward from sidequest “Storage Element”: Given by Pascal in Pascal’s Village during your third playthrough (Route C) as A2, This quest becomes available once you have completed the “Maintenance” main quest.
  • Reward from sidequest “Gathering Keepsakes”: Quest given by Resistance Member in the Resistance Camp during your third playthrough (Route C) after you have completed “Loss” and begun “Tower Recon”.
  • Reward from sidequest “Reconnaissance Squad”: Quest given by 4S in Forest Zone during your third playthrough (Route C) after you have completed “Loss” and begun “Tower Recon”.
  • Reward from sidequest “Data on the Old World”: Quest given by Pascal in Pascal’s Village during your second playthrough (Route B) as 9S.
  • Can be found in a chest in the Desert Arena
  • Can be found in a chest in the Old Facility
  • Can be found in the Tower on Route C
  • Sold by the Half-Wit Inventor after completing his quest and finishing Route C
  • Can be found by the shack in the Field of Lunar Tears by using the Scanner Pod

Meteorite Shard

  • Reward from sidequest “Popola’s Errand”: Quest given by Devola during your third playthrough (Route C) after you have completed “Loss” and begun “Tower Recon”.
  • Reward from sidequest “Half-Wit Inventor”: Quest given by Scientist Machine in Pascal’s Village on a return visit to the village. You need to invest 80,000G for this item.
  • Sold by the Half-Wit Inventor after completing his quest and finishing Route C

Moldavite

  • Can be found in the Flooded City
  • Reward from sidequest “Treasure Hunt at the Castle”: Quest given by Weird-talking Machine in Pascal’s Village after completing the “Report on A2” main quest.
  • Reward from sidequest “Storage Element”: Given by Pascal in Pascal’s Village during your third playthrough (Route C) as A2, This quest becomes available once you have completed the “Maintenance” main quest.
  • Reward from sidequest “The Wandering Couple”: Quest given by Operator 210 via a message to your inbox. This quest is available on your second playthrough (Route B) as 9S and only after you have completed “Data Analysis Freak”, which is also given by Operator 210 when you visit The Bunker after the “Alien Report” main quest.
  • Sold by the Shopkeeper Machine in the Amusement Park Ruins (Only after completing Route C).

Mushroom

  • Found by the waterfall in the Forest Zone
  • Reward from sidequest “Devola’s Errand”: Quest given by Devola during your third playthrough (Route C) after you have completed “Loss” and begun “Tower Recon”.
  • Found on the path to the Forest Castle from Pascal’s Village

Natural Rubber

  • Can be found in the Desert Zone
  • Can be farmed in the Factory: Entrance area
  • Reward from sidequest “Camp Development”: Quest given by Anemone in the Resistance Camp after completing “The Forest Kingdom” main quest and have previously completed “The Manager’s Request” sidequest, given by the Manager in the Resistance Camp once you have visited Pascal’s Village.
  • Sold by the Shopkeeper Machine in the Amusement Park Ruins (Only after completing Route C).

New Bolt

  • Found in a locked chest in the City Ruins at the bottom of a long ladder
  • Reward from sidequest “Speed Star”: Quest given by High-speed Machine in City Ruins after the “Assault” main quest.
  • Reward from sidequest “Reconnaissance Squad”: Quest given by 4S in Forest Zone during your third playthrough (Route C) after you have completed “Loss” and begun “Tower Recon”.
  • Reward from sidequest “Game Dev Machine Lv 3”: Quest given by Game Creator Machine in the Amusement Park on your second playthrough (Route B) as 9S after the “Assault” main quest. Must have completed the previous “Game Dev” quests.
  • Sold by Emil when he is near the Resistance Camp
  • Dropped by machines in the Amusement Park entrance during Route B

Pearl

  • Can be found in the Flooded City
  • Reward from sidequest “Resistance Disappearance”: Quest given by Resistance Member in the Resistance Camp after you have visited Pascal’s Village.
  • Reward from sidequest “The Wandering Couple”: Quest given by Operator 210 via a message to your inbox. This quest is available on your second playthrough (Route B) as 9S and only after you have completed “Data Analysis Freak”, which is also given by Operator 210 when you visit The Bunker after the “Alien Report” main quest.
  • Sold by the Shopkeeper Machine in the Amusement Park Ruins (Only after completing Route C).

Plant Seed

  • Found by the Overpass Bridge in the City Ruins
  • Reward from sidequest “Play With Us”: Quest given by Machine Children in Pascal’s Village on your third playthrough (Route C) as A2 after you have completed the “Maintenance” main quest.
  • Sold by the Shopkeeper Machine in the Amusement Park Ruins (Only after completing Route C).

Powerup Part L

  • Dropped by the Amusement Park Rabbit
  • Found in the Tower after the Ko-Shi boss as A2

Powerup Part M

  • Found in a locked chest in the Flooded City before the fourth lift inside the Soul Box recovery unit on your third playthrough (Route C).
  • Found in a locked chest in the Forest Zone in the lower section down past the river.
  • Found as 9S in a locked chest in the Copied City after the Adam boss fight.

Powerup Part S

  • Reward from sidequest “Robo-Dojo Red Belt”: Quest given by Father Servo in the City Ruins, must have completed the previous “Robo-Dojo” quests.
  • Reward from sidequest “Anemone’s Past”: Quest given by Anemone in the Resistance Camp after completing the “Resupply” and “Missile Supply Mission” main quests.
  • Dropped from the Courageous Brother after defeating it and the two Gold Goliath Bipeds in the City Ruins.

Pristine Cable

  • Dropped from Rampaging Small Bipeds
  • Reward from sidequest “Game Dev Machine Lv 2”: Quest given by Game Creator Machine in the Amusement Park on your second playthrough (Route B) as 9S after the “Assault” main quest. Must have completed the previous “Game Dev” quests.
  • Reward from sidequest “Reconnaissance Squad”: Quest given by 4S in Forest Zone during your third playthrough (Route C) after you have completed “Loss” and begun “Tower Recon”.
  • Found in a locked chest in the City Ruins at the bottom of a long ladder

Pristine Screw

  • Dropped by Goliath Biped
  • Found in a locked chest in the City Ruins at the bottom of a long ladder
  • Sold by Emil when he is near the Resistance Camp

Pure Water

  • Reward from sidequest “Devola’s Errand”: Quest given by Devola during your third playthrough (Route C) after you have completed “Loss” and begun “Tower Recon”.
  • Collected from the Flooded City (and the sewers between the Flooded City and City Ruins)

Pyrite

  • Dropped by Small Stubby Machines in the Desert Zone
  • Can be found in the Forest Zone
  • Can be found in the Flooded City
  • Reward from sidequest “Resistance Disappearance”: Quest given by Resistance Member in the Resistance Camp after you have visited Pascal’s Village.
  • Sold by the Shopkeeper Machine in the Amusement Park Ruins (Only after completing Route C).

Rusted Clump

  • Reward from sidequest “Half-Wit Inventor”: Quest given by Scientist Machine in Pascal’s Village on a return visit to the village. You need to invest 1,000G for this item.
  • Reward from sidequest “Game Dev Machine Lv 1”: Quest given by Game Creator Machine in the Amusement Park on your second playthrough (Route B) as 9S after the “Assault” main quest.
  • Reward from sidequest “Sorting Trouble”: Quest given by Resistance Member in the Resistance Camp during your third playthrough (Route C) after you have completed “Loss” and begun “Tower Recon”. Available after completing “The Manager’s Request” sidequest. This quest is given by the Manager in the Resistance Camp once you have visited Pascal’s Village.
  • Dropped from the Multi-Tier Machines in the Desert near the Desert Camp

Rusty Bolt

  • Dropped from Small Flyer Machines
  • Reward from sidequest “Game Dev Machine Lv 3”: Quest given by Game Creator Machine in the Amusement Park on your second playthrough (Route B) as 9S after the “Assault” main quest. Must have completed the previous “Game Dev” quests.
  • Reward from sidequest “Speed Star”: Quest given by High-speed Machine in City Ruins after the “Assault” main quest.
  • Sold by Emil when he is near the Abandoned Factory

Severed Cable

  • Dropped by passive machines in the Amusement Park
  • Found in a chest in the lower subterranean area of the Desert Zone, next to Small Stubby machines
  • Reward from sidequest “Game Dev Machine Lv 2”: Quest given by Game Creator Machine in the Amusement Park on your second playthrough (Route B) as 9S after the “Assault” main quest. Must have completed the previous “Game Dev” quests.
  • Reward from sidequest “Robo-Dojo Brown Belt”: Quest given by Father Servo in the City Ruins, must have completed the previous “Robo-Dojo” quests.

Silver Ore

  • Can be found in the Desert Zone
  • Can be found above the first access point in the City Ruins
  • Reward from sidequest “Half-Wit Inventor”: Quest given by Scientist Machine in Pascal’s Village on a return visit to the village. You need to invest 2,000G for this item.
  • Reward from sidequest “Play With Us”: Quest given by Machine Children in Pascal’s Village on your third playthrough (Route C) as A2 after you have completed the “Maintenance” main quest.
  • Sold by the Shopkeeper Machine in the Amusement Park Ruins (Only after completing Route C).

Simple Gadget

  • Reward from sidequest “Terminal Repairs”: Quest given by Operator 60 in the City Ruins when you go near an Access Point as 2B after completing the “Report on A2” main quest.
  • Reward from sidequest “Anemone’s Past”: Quest given by Anemone in the Resistance Camp after completing the “Resupply” and “Missile Supply Mission” main quests.
  • Found in the cradle in the Forest Zone where the king was
  • Found in the City Ruins on top of Engel’s Saw
  • Can be found using the Scanner Pod in various locations

Small Gear

  • Dropped from Small Stubby Machines
  • Found in a chest in the lower subterranean area of the Desert Zone, next to Small Stubby machines
  • Reward from sidequest “Game Dev Machine Lv 1”: Quest given by Game Creator Machine in the Amusement Park on your second playthrough (Route B) as 9S after the “Assault” main quest.
  • Reward from sidequest “Robo-Dojo White Belt”: Quest given by Father Servo in the City Ruins, must have completed the previous “Robo-Dojo” quests.
  • Sold by Emil when he is near the Abandoned Factory

Stretched Coil

  • Dropped by Multi-Tier Type Machines
  • Dropped by Reverse-jointed Goliath Machines
  • Sold by Emil when he is near the Abandoned Factory

Stripped Screw

  • Found in a chest in the lower subterranean area of the Desert Zone, next to Small Stubby machines
  • Reward from sidequests “Robo-Dojo Red Belt” and “Robo-Dojo White Belt”: Quest given by Father Servo in the City Ruins, must have completed the previous “Robo-Dojo” quests.
  • Dropped by Giant Machines in the City Ruins
  • Sold by Emil when he is near the Abandoned Factory

Sturdy Socket

  • Dropped from Multi-leg Medium Machines in the Abandoned Factory
  • Found in a locked chest in the City Ruins at the bottom of a long ladder
  • Reward from sidequest “Vanquish the Bad Bot”: Quest given by Pascal in Pascal’s Village on your third playthrough (Route C) as A2, after you have obtained the Fuel Filter.
  • Reward from sidequest “Reconnaissance Squad”: Quest given by 4S in Forest Zone during your third playthrough (Route C) after you have completed “Loss” and begun “Tower Recon”.
  • Sold by Emil when he is near the Resistance Camp

Tanning Agent

  • Can be found in the Flooded City
  • Reward from sidequest “Amnesia”: Quest given by Resistance Member in the City Ruins during your second playthrough (Route B) as 9S. Quest available after the “Assault” main quest.
  • Sold by the Shopkeeper Machine in the Amusement Park Ruins (Only after completing Route C).

Tech Manual

  • Can be found in the Desert Zone
  • Reward from sidequest “Data Analysis Freak”: Quest given by Operator 210 in The Bunker on your second playthrough (Route B) as 9S after the main quest “Alien Report”.
  • Sold by the Shopkeeper Machine in the Amusement Park Ruins (Only after completing Route C).

Thick Dictionary

  • Dropped by Small Biped Machine
  • Can be found in the Desert Zone
  • Reward from sidequest “Heritage of the Past”: Quest given by Resistance Researched in the Desert Zone when you are 2B and have obtained the Dynamic Scanner for your Pod (obtained via the main storyline).
  • Sold by the Shopkeeper Machine in the Amusement Park Ruins (Only after completing Route C).

Titanium Alloy

  • Dropped by Medium Biped Machine
  • Dropped by Linked-sphere Type Machine
  • Reward from sidequest “Game Dev Machine Lv 2”: Quest given by Game Creator Machine in the Amusement Park on your second playthrough (Route B) as 9S after the “Assault” main quest. Must have completed the previous “Game Dev” quests.
  • Reward from sidequest “Reconnaissance Squad”: Quest given by 4S in Forest Zone during your third playthrough (Route C) after you have completed “Loss” and begun “Tower Recon”.
  • Can be found in a chest in the second building in the Forest Zone castle, just after the first Linked-sphere Machine

Torn Book

  • Can be found in the Desert Zone
  • Reward from sidequest “Camp Development”: Quest given by Anemone in the Resistance Camp after completing “The Forest Kingdom” main quest and have previously completed “The Manager’s Request” sidequest, given by the Manager in the Resistance Camp once you have visited Pascal’s Village.
  • Sold by the Shopkeeper Machine in the Amusement Park Ruins (Only after completing Route C).

Tree Sap

  • Can be found in the City Ruins
  • Sold by the Shopkeeper Machine in the Amusement Park Ruins (Only after completing Route C).

Tree Seed

  • Can be found in various zones near the base of trees
  • Reward from sidequest “The Manager’s Request”: Quest given by the Manager in the Resistance Camp once you have visited Pascal’s Village.
  • Sold by the Shopkeeper Machine in the Amusement Park Ruins (Only after completing Route C).

Warped Wire

  • Dropped from Reverse-jointed Goliath Machines
  • Dropped from Multi-tier Machines
  • Can be found in the Desert Zone
  • Sold by Emil when he is near the Abandoned Factory

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