Novus

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Novus
Novus.png
Details
Type Icon Novus.png Exotic Moon Planet
Size Small
Difficulty Medium
Day/Night Cycle 3.5 Minutes
Notable Resources
Caves Hematite
Mantle/Mountains Lithium
Power
Sun High
Wind High

Novus is a Planet in Astroneer. It is the moon of the Exotic planet Vesania.

It's perhaps one of the most distinct Planets in Astroneer, with its thin foggy atmosphere and purple, sparsely forested and cratered Terrain. The surface of the moon is pockmarked with craters, much like Desolo, the other terrestrial moon. It has plenty of flora on its surface such as Popcoral, Lashleaf, Cataplant, and Thistlewhip.

Many permanently active geysers can be found on the surface of Novus.

The day/night cycle on Novus is very fast, being 3 and a half minutes long.

Notable Resources[edit | edit source]

Notable Resources Location
Hematite Cave Layer
Lithium Mountains and Mantle Layer
Gases Parts Per Unit (PPU)
Hydrogen 25 PPU
Methane 75 PPU

Gateway Network[edit | edit source]


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Novus has two Gateway Chambers, each requiring 21U/s of power for 30 seconds to be activated. At least one must be activated before the player can access the Gateway Engine in the core of the planet.

Once a Gateway Chamber has been activated, the Gateway Engine opens in the core. Placing a single Silicone in one of the slots reveals the Geometric Triptych. Placing the Geometric Triptych in the slot on the opposite side (above you) will activate the engine, revealing the Odd Stone and allowing teleportation to the core as well as revealing the inactive node for the Gateway Portal if it has not yet been discovered.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • A planet similar to Novus was used in the Terrain 2.0 test during Patch 0.10.5.

Media[edit | edit source]