Subnautica: How to Get Magnetite Fast & Where to Find it

Subnautica, how to get magnetite fast and where to get it

How to Get Magnetite Fast & Where to Find it in Subnautica

Subnautica is home to a wide range of different materials you will need to find to survive. One of the many resources you can get your hands on in Magnetite, which is used for crafting. Here’s how to get Magnetite fast and where to find it in Subnautica.

Like most raw materials, you can get Magnetite from different locations. Luckily, there’s no shortage of these resources, as they are pretty much scattered in many locations.

This crafting component can be found in the following biomes in Subnautica.

Magnetite Locations in Subnautica

  • Mountains (found northeast of Lifepod 5)
  • Mountain Range Caves (located next to the Kelp Forest within the mountain ranges)
  • Jellyshroom Caves (found below the Kelp Forest and Safe Shallows)
  • Lost River (find the entrance within the Deep Grand Reef, Blood Kelp Zones, or border between the Bulb and Mountains zone)

When looking for magnetite, you can find it as a large resource deposit in Subnautica. They basically look like a large stone with blue gems protruding out of it.

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How to Harvest Magnetite in Subnautica

Unlike some of the other crafting materials in the game, you can’t use your hands to salvage magnetite. Instead, you will need to have a Prawn Suit Drill Arm to harvest these deposits.

To make one, you will need to have a Moonpool to upgrade your prawn suit. You also need the following materials to craft the Vehicle Upgrade Console, which is used to make the Drill Arm:

  • Titanium (5)
  • Lithium
  • Diamond (4)

What to Make with Magnetite in Subnautica

Now that you’ve finally harvested some of these materials in Subnautica, here are some of the things you can craft with it:

  • Fabricator
  • Modification Station
  • Vehicle Modification Station
  • Scanner Room Fabricator
  • Cyclops Fabricator

That’s pretty much everything you need to know about how to get Magnetite fast and where to get it in Subnautica. For more tips and tricks on the game, be sure to search for Twinfinite.

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Question: How to get Magnetite in Subnautica?

Answer: Magnetite can be found in a number of places and is a large rock with blue spiky gems protruding out of it. It can be found in the Mountains, Mountain Range Caves, Jellyshroom Caves, and the Lost River.

About the author

Twinfinite Staff Writer

Irwyn Diaz

Irwyn was a Staff Writer for Twinfinite from 2017 to 2019 covering as many RPGs and action games that he could get his hands on. He is a diehard Final Fantasy fan who just can't stop playing Opera Omnia. Playing Games Since: 1998, Favorite Genres: RPGs, Horror