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How To Mine Helium In Starfield

Figuring out a way to mine Helium in Starfield? Here's how you can use an Extractor and have plenty of this resource.

In Starfield, you can use Helium-3 to provide power to your Fueled Generator. But for that, you’ll have to harvest it using something big. I mean, containing this gaseous resource in a small container is not enough. To mine Helium (He-3), you will need an Extractor and a container to store it. But how to use it for extraction? Well, check out this guide to know.

How to Extract Helium-3 in Starfield

To Mine He-3, you will need to find a Planet that has this resource in abundance. For that, you can check the description of the Planet through the in-game map. The resource section will tell you the availability of Helium or any other Resource on that Planet. Once you have found it, follow the below steps for mining or Harvesting Helium in Starfield:

  • First up, head over to the location with plenty of Helium-3 (He-3) gas. You can use your Scanner for that.
  • The area highlighted with green color is where you should head over to.
  • Now, enter the Build Mode and navigate to the Extractors list.
Starfield Extractor - Helium-3
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  • From there, you can build an Extractor – Helium-3 and place it on the green highlighted area.
  • After placing the Extractor, you will need to build a Storage – Gas. 

However, an important thing to keep in mind is that the Extractor must be linked with the Storage. Only then you will be able to mine Helium properly in Starfield. Here’s how you can do so:

  • While in the Build Mode, get close to the Extractor and right-click on it.
  • A red Output Link will be created that can be dragged to the Storage.

How To Mine Helium In Starfield

  • After this, all the Helium-3 is extracted and directly contained in the Storage.
  • The Storage can then be linked to the Outpost for supplying power.

Apart from Helium, you can also Collect Gasses like Argon, or resources like TitaniumPolytextile,  in Starfield. They are trickier to find, so check out our guides to know their location.

Now that you know how to mine or extract Helium-3 in Starfield, ensure to make the most out of it. If you enjoyed reading this guide, then you can check out our dedicated section for Starfield Guides too. We have covered answers to all your questions there. So be sure to take a look at it.