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Ores are a type of mineable resource in Deep Rock Galactic. There are numerous different Ores scattered across the caverns of Hoxxes IV, some of which are required to unlock upgrades, while others are mission-related.

Mission-Related[]

These resources are required to complete primary and/or secondary objectives. They are not added to your gathered resources at the end of a mission, unlike the crafting resources below.

Primary Objectives[]

These items are required in order to finish the current mission.

Alien egg icon Alien Egg[]

Main article: Alien Egg

Alien Eggs are mysterious, yellow eggs with pink, veiny ridges, found in walls similar to large resources such as Aquarq. They are marked by pulsating red/purple orbs and organic "tubes" on the wall. They must be found and deposited in order to complete the primary objective during Egg Hunt mission types. Depending on the length of the mission, the team will have to collect 4, 6 or 8 eggs in total to complete the primary objective. Alien eggs are always found embedded within dull, fleshy Organic Material and appear as yellowish spheroids on the Terrain Scanner.

Aquarq icon Bittergem[]

Main article: Bittergem

Encountered solely in Point Extraction as the primary objective, Bittergem takes the form of large blue crystals embedded in the rock. It can be located via smaller blue crystal formations on the surface, as well as a faint blue glow if they're near the surface.

Nitra icon morkite replacment

Nitra[]

Main article: Nitra

A Crimson-Red mineral found in wall surface veins, Nitra is the primary Mining Expedition objective, and only appears during these missions. The party will typically have to mine between 200 and 400 Nitra, depending on mission length and complexity. Once the quota has been filled, the M.U.L.E. will enable the recall function.

Loose Nitra takes a roughly triangular shape.

MinimuleLeg Mini-M.U.L.E. Leg[]

Main article: Mini-M.U.L.E. Leg

Encountered solely in Salvage Operation, Mini-M.U.L.E. Legs are used to repair 2 or 3 broken Mini-M.U.L.E.s. Four of them will generate slightly embedded in the ground around a nearby broken Mini-M.U.L.E. Three are needed to repair a Mini-M.U.L.E. They cannot be deposited.

Oilshale icon Oil Shale[]

Main article: Oil Shale

Encountered solely in Escort Duty, Oil Shale are used to refuel the Drilldozer. It has to be collected with the Fuel Canisters mining laser. It cannot be deposited.

Ommoran icon Ommoran Heartstone Core[]

Main article: Ommoran Heartstone

Encountered in Escort Duty, Ommoran Heartstone Core is the primary objective to be collected when the Drilldozer cracks the Ommoran Heartstone.

DataRack icon Data Rack[]

Main article: Industrial Sabotage

Data Racks are data storage units obtained from rival tech durring a Industrial Sabotage mission when the Caretaker is defeated and constitutes the primary objective's final completion criteria.

Secondary Objectives[]

These are not mission-critical, but will give a credit and XP bonus if collected before the end of the mission.

Fossil icon Alien Fossil[]

Main article: Alien Fossil

A fossil of an Ammonite that can be picked up from the wall. The secondary objective will usually require 10 of these to be collected.

Apoca bloom icon Apoca Bloom[]

Main article: Apoca Bloom

Apoca Blooms are a secondary mission objective. They grow on the walls and floors of caves and tunnels, and must be collected to complete the secondary objective. Their petals are bioluminescent and can be seen in the darkness, making them easy to see at a distance.

Boolo cap icon Boolo Cap[]

Main article: Boolo Cap

Boolo Caps are a secondary mission objective. They grow on the walls and floors of caves and tunnels, and must be collected to complete the secondary objective. Their purple caps are bioluminescent and can be seen in the darkness, making them easy to see at a distance.

Dystrum icon Dystrum[]

Main article: Dystrum

A blue-tinted metallic mineral found in wall surface veins, Dystrum is a secondary objective resource exclusive to Point Extraction and On-site Refining missions. It is not as bright as other minerals when light shines on it, so you may have to make a few passes to find it all.

Dystrum seed Dystrum Seed[]

Main article: Dystrum Seed

Found behind veins of Dystrum or Morkite, Dystrum Seed is a tan seed with a bluish core containing a type of Dystrum inside. Dystrum Seed is a secondary objective resource exclusive to Mining Expedition and On-site Refining missions. The inside glows in the dark, making them easier to spot.

Ebonut icon Ebonut[]

Main article: Ebonut

The Ebonut is a type of Secondary Objective which can appear in any mission type. The Dwarves can collect Ebonuts to be rewarded with a bonus payout of Credits and Experience upon level completion.

Fleas icon Fester Flea[]

Main article: Fester Flea

The Fester Flea is a very Creature found on Hoxxes. It is only found in missions with the "Exterminate Fester Flea" Secondary Objective. The Dwarves can kill a set amount of Fester Fleas to be rewarded with a bonus payout of Credits and Experience upon mission completion.

Gunk seed icon Gunk Seed[]

Main article: Gunk Seed

The Gunk Seed is a type of Secondary Objective which can appear in any mission type or biome. The Dwarves can collect a set amount of Gunk Seeds to be rewarded with a bonus payout of Credits and Experience upon mission completion.

Hollomite icon Hollomite[]

Main article: Hollomite

Found as dark blue-purple (almost black) formations within tunnels and caves, Hollomite is a secondary objective resource. The secondary objective will usually require 35 chunks to be deposited.

Crafting/Upgrades[]

Minerals[]

These resources are not required for mission objectives, but are required to craft upgrades and cosmetics. As such, it's generally worth gathering them whenever they're discovered. They are permanently added to your inventory when the mission completes.

Bismor icon Bismor[]

Main article: Bismor

Bismor is found as large yellowish cubes with dark brown nodules dotting on each six faces. It is always located on the floor of caverns, making it an easy mineral to find and mine. Bismor is also the most effective mineral for a cock ring, thanks to its chewy and stretchy nature, making it perfect for wearing whilst dipping your Gunk Seeds in liquid Morkite.

Bismor vein-cube Located In
Abundant Scarce
Dense biozone preview Crystalline caverns preview Hollow bough preview Salt pits preview
Dense Biozone Dense biozone icon Crystalline Caverns Crystalline caverns icon Hollow Bough Hollow bough icon Salt Pits Salt pits icon

Croppa icon Croppa[]

Main article: Croppa

Croppa is a pale green metallic ore adorned with small purple spikes. It is found in surface deposits much like Morkite and Gold, although it slightly juts out of the walls and may spawn higher up than other crafting minerals.

Croppa vein Located In
Abundant Scarce
Azure weald preview Fungus bogs preview Magma core preview
Azure Weald Azure Weald icon Fungus Bogs Fungus bogs icon Magma Core Magma core icon

Enor pearl icon Enor Pearl[]

Main article: Enor Pearl

Enor Pearls are glowing white pearls available as large spheroids embedded into the terrain or loose tetrahedral pieces. They can be located by the clusters of smaller pearls on the surface nearby.

Loose Enor Pearl takes a roughly tetrahedral shape.

Enor Pearl Located In
Abundant Scarce
Salt pits preview Sandblasted corridors preview Radioactive exclusion zone preview
Salt Pits Salt pits icon Sandblasted Corridors Sandblasted corridors icon Radioactive Exclusion Zone Radioactive exclusion zone icon

Jadiz icon Jadiz[]

Main article: Jadiz

Jadiz is found as large green crystals embedded into the rock, and can be identified by the smaller green crystal clusters on the surface around it.

JadizChunk Located In
Abundant Scarce
Crystalline caverns preview Hollow bough preview Fungus bogs preview
Crystalline Caverns Crystalline caverns icon Hollow Bough Hollow bough icon Fungus Bogs Fungus bogs icon

Magnite icon Magnite[]

Main article: Magnite


Found as reddish mineral clusters with grey-black protrusions that look a little like metal bolts, Magnite is a rare crafting resource located in some of the most hostile regions of Hoxxes.

Magnite Located In
Abundant Scarce
Glacial strata preview Magma core preview Sandblasted corridors preview
Glacial Strata Glacial strata icon Magma Core Magma core icon Sandblasted Corridors Sandblasted corridors icon

Ligmite icon Ligmite[]

Main article: Ligmite


A pale-pink, metallic minteral with turquoise nodules. Implied to be highly toxic. Ligmite can be found across walls in certain regions of Hoxxes.

Ligmite Located In
Abundant Scarce
Dense biozone preview Azure weald preview Fungus bogs preview Sandblasted corridors preview
Dense Biozone Dense biozone icon Azure Weald Azure Weald icon Fungus Bogs Fungus bogs icon Sandblasted Corridors Sandblasted corridors icon

Umanite icon Umanite[]

Main article: Umanite

Taking the form of bright green mineral clusters, Umanite is found jutting out of the floors of caverns and tunnels, much like Hollomite.

Umanite Located In
Abundant Scarce
Radioactive exclusion zone preview Azure weald preview Dense biozone preview Glacial strata preview
Radioactive Exclusion Zone Radioactive exclusion zone icon Azure Weald Azure Weald icon Dense Biozone Dense biozone icon Glacial Strata Glacial strata icon

Phazyonite icon Phazyonite[]

Main article: Phazyonite

Discovered in the shape of a shiny and thin spire with multiple protrusions, Phazyonite is rarely found on surfaces in all regions of Hoxxes.

Barley bulb icon Barley Bulb[]

Main article: Barley Bulb

Barley Bulb is an ingredient used to create Today's Special drinks or acquire Today's Special's Beer License in the Abyss Bar.

Malt star icon Malt Star[]

Main article: Malt Star

Malt Star is an ingredient used to create Craftable drinks or acquire Beer Licenses in the Abyss Bar.

Starch nut icon Starch Nut[]

Main article: Starch Nut

Starch Nut is an ingredient used to create Craftable drinks or acquire Beer Licenses in the Abyss Bar. It is the most common beer ingredient.

Yeast cone icon Yeast Cone[]

Main article: Yeast Cone

Yeast Cone is an ingredient used to create Craftable drinks or acquire Beer Licenses in the Abyss Bar. It is fairly rare.

Other[]

These resources are not essential to mission completion, but are nevertheless important to gameplay. They do not carry over between missions, and are converted into gold and/or XP at the end of the mission.

Morkite icon

Morkite[]

Main article: Morkite

A shiny, dark teal mineral found in wall surface veins, Morkite is used to call in resupply pods. It costs 80 Morkite per pod, and each resupply pod has four supply racks, each restoring 50% health and ammo to the user by default.

Loose Morkite takes a roughly cuboid shape.

Karlminium-iconKarlminium[]

Main article: Karlminium

A thin shiny megenta crystal with small pink crystals dotting its surface. The crystal colonies jut out of the floor tilted at various angles, usually very close to ground level.

It provides 2500 XP per unit.

Red sugar icon Red Sugar[]

Main article: Red Sugar

Red Sugar takes the form of bright red crystal and glowing formations scattered throughout the caves. It's vital to your survival, as Red Sugar is the only way to recover lost health besides calling for a Supply Pod (which costs Nitra) or using the Vampire perk.

Blue ice icon Blue Ice[]

Main article: Blue Ice

Blue Ice is an ultra pure glowing blue crystal scattered throughout the caves. It's a huge productivity booster, as Blue Ice increases your movement speed by 50% and has interactions with Berzerker, Dash and Second Wind.

Gold icon Gold[]

Main article: Gold

A lustrous metal found in wall surface veins and embedded into the terrain as massive chunks, Gold's primary function is to provide a boost to credits earned when extracted.

Compressed gold icon Compressed Gold[]

Main article: Compressed Gold

We're rich!

Gold chunks have a 1/3 chance to spawn.

Bittergem icon Aquarq[]

Main article: Aquarq

A brilliant magenta mineral only available as massive chunks embedded into the terrain, Aquarq can be found by looking for clusters of magenta crystals on the surfaces nearby. Once extracted, the chunk can be deposited into the M.U.L.E. and will be worth a very healthy amount of credits at the end of the mission.

It is quite rare, only spawning with a 1/21 chance. Upon mission completion, the Aquarq will award 1000 - 1500 credits.

Unknown artifact icon ERR://23¤Y%/[]

Main article: Error Cube

A strange black Rubik's cube-esque object with pulsating white grooves. It is a very rare resource that is not listed on any biome. It can be used to unlock special cosmetics in the Crafting Terminal and from its built-in code system.

This 'mineral' (though it might better be described as an artifact) can be located by the presence of bright gray and glowing spikes on the surrounding rock. These spikes seem to pulse with energy, though once the artifact has been removed from the deposit the spikes fade to dull, lifeless grey. When examined, the characters will comment on its bizarre nature and strange appearance.

It appears in every mission, but not always on the cave wall surfaces. Upon mission completion, the error cube will award 4-6000 experience, 2500 credits, and an error cube for use in the space rig.

Tyrant shard icon Tyrant Shard[]

Main article: Tyrant Shard

Tyrant Shards are massive chunks of plant material that drop from the Korlok Tyrant-Weed event. Upon defeating the mini-boss, the main bulb itself will drop 3 tyrant shards which provide 350 credits as well as 500 experience per shard.

Datacell icon Data Cell[]

Main article: Data Cell

Data Cells are data storage units obtained from rival tech Prospector Data Deposit and Rival Communications Router or when a Prospector Drone is defeated. It gives progress in the Performance Pass.


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