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Subnautica Below Zero: Arctic Spires Biome

Here's how to find the Arctic Spires biome in Subnautica Below Zero.

The universe of Subnautica Below Zero is divided into numerous biomes, each having its own set of scenery, creatures, and vegetation, as well as backstory. The Arctic Spires is one of the game’s biomes. This biome shares a boundary with Glacial Bay. There are several Resources and Points of Interest in the biome. So let’s look at Arctic Spires in Subnautica Below Zero.

How to Find Arctic Spires in Subnautica Below Zero?


In Below Zero, the Arctic Spires is a massive above-water biome. The biome has two entrances, both of which can be found in Glacial Bay. To get entry to the biome for the first time, the player must refill an Alterra Bridge using Hydraulic Fluid. The second entry is a short underwater tunnel near an architect cable. It will be barred by an ice wall that can be accessed with a Laser Cutter. There are ore veins strewn across the ecosystem.

How to Find Arctic Spires in Subnautica Below Zero

In the biome’s northeastern part, a tiny valley containing an Ice Worm carcass and other skeleton remains may be located. The Arctic Spires Cache is located directly west of it. The Arctic Spires Cache is an Architect Base that houses the tissue fragment for Al-An’s Vessel and used to be a mining location for the components needed to make Ion Cubes. The cache can only be accessed if you have Al-An inside your brain upon approaching it. Within a rocky cage encircled by clusters of brilliant Crystal growths, you can locate the Arctic Spires Cache.


A recent Meteor Impact crater also exists, with considerable Silver Ore and Titanium deposits that may be mined. In a cave, behind a doorway, there are three Large Ion Cube Deposits. Within the biome, two additional Ion Cubes may be located in a Spy Pengling cave. In a cave, there is a Principal Architect Teleporter chamber. One of the site’s boxes has a Jukebox Disk. In a cave, you may find two blue Trivalve eggs.

Arctic Spires Resources & Points of Interests

Here is the list of all resources you can collect from Arctic Spires as Harvesting nodes:


  • Titanium
  • Snowball
  • Snow Stalker Fur
  • Silver Ore
  • Quartz
  • Lithium
  • Ion Cube
  • Fevered Pepper
  • Diamond
  • Copper Ore
  • Blue Trivalve Egg

The main points of interests in the Arctic Spires are:

  • Principal Architect Teleporter
  • Greenhouse
  • Arctic Spires Cache
  • Architect Cabling


That is everything you need to know about Arctic Spires in Subnautica Below Zero. While you are here, check out more of our Subnautica Below Zero Guides.