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Pixels, used for 3D Printing they have become a universal currency.

Common
Value 0

Pixels are the main currency in Starbound and are required for many functions, such as purchasing items from NPC vendors, scanning and printing items using the Pixel Printer, as well as being an ingredient in many crafting recipes.

Obtaining Pixels

There are multiple ways of which pixels may be acquired; these include "farming" monsters with melee based weapons, breaking pots, completing quests, finding them in chests and by refining ores at a Refinery.

Protecting Pixels

When the player dies, they will lose 30% of the pixels they currently have. Pixels can't be stored in containers, but the player can use a Pixel Compressor to compress pixels into voxels, which can be safely stored. Voxels can then be extracted at a Refinery for usable pixels, though at a 40% loss in value in order to prevent fully circumventing the pixel loss on death.

The formula for maximum pixels retained after death is: (Average # of Pixels collected between deaths)*(7/3)

For Example:

Player A Compresses all Pixels they find. 100,000 Pixels Collected. They compress these Pixels into Voxels which retain a value of 60,000 Pixels no matter how many times the player dies.

Player B Never Compresses Pixels. 100,000 Pixels Collected. They die, on average, every 10,000 pixels collected. They would reach a "cap" of 23,333 Pixels retained after death.

Ingredient for

Item Needed
link=10k Voxel 10k Voxel 10,000
link=1k Voxel 1k Voxel 1,000
link=2k Voxel 2k Voxel 2,000
link=5k Voxel 5k Voxel 5,000
link=Apax Apax 30
link=Apesticker Apesticker 30
link=Apex Spawner Apex Spawner 750
link=Artificial Brain Artificial Brain 400
400
link=Avian Spawner Avian Spawner 750
link=Basic Shield Basic Shield 20
link=Basic Spear Basic Spear 30
link=Big Slicer Big Slicer 30
link=Bomb Bomb 50
link=Bone Bed (casket) Bone Bed (casket) 40
link=Bone Chair Bone Chair 30
link=Bone Chest Bone Chest 150
link=Bone Door Bone Door 100
link=Bone Table Bone Table 250
link=Bonesmith's Chestguard Bonesmith's Chestguard 1,200
link=Bonesmith's Loincloth Bonesmith's Loincloth 400
link=Bonesmith's Skullhat Bonesmith's Skullhat 500
link=Brain Extractor Brain Extractor 350
link=Brick-on-a-Stick Brick-on-a-Stick 30
link=Capture Pod Capture Pod 400
link=Cell Chair Cell Chair 100
link=Cell Chest Cell Chest 150
link=Cell Door Cell Door 150
link=Cell Lamp Cell Lamp 150
link=Cell Table Cell Table 250
link=Cheap Light Cheap Light 50
link=Chocolate (Valentine) Chocolate (Valentine) 300
link=Choppy Thing Choppy Thing 30
link=Circuit Board Circuit Board 100
link=Copper Drill Copper Drill 400
link=Copper Pickaxe Copper Pickaxe 100
link=Creature Capture Station Creature Capture Station 2,500
link=Crunch Crunch 30
link=Crystal Bed Crystal Bed 380
link=Crystal Chair Crystal Chair 50
link=Crystal Chest Crystal Chest 150
link=Crystal Lamp Crystal Lamp 80
link=Crystal Table Crystal Table 250
link=Cupid's Bow Cupid's Bow 150
link=Cupid's Diaper Cupid's Diaper 100
link=Cupid's Sash Cupid's Sash 100
link=Cupid's Wings Cupid's Wings 150
link=Curvy Slice Curvy Slice 30
link=Dagger Home Dagger Home 30
link=Decoy Princess Decoy Princess 2,000
link=Default 1.0 Default 1.0 30
link=Default 2.0 Default 2.0 30
link=Defector's Chestguard Defector's Chestguard 350
link=Defector's Mask Defector's Mask 200
link=Defector's Pants Defector's Pants 150
link=Defense Turret Defense Turret 500
link=Diamond Drill Diamond Drill 6,400
link=Diamond Pickaxe Diamond Pickaxe 1,600
link=Distress Beacon Distress Beacon 150
link=Drain Drain 300
link=Eye Bed Eye Bed 250
link=Eye Chair Eye Chair 50
link=Eye Chest Eye Chest 140
link=Eye Door Eye Door 80
link=Eye Table Eye Table 250
link=Flesh Chair Flesh Chair 35
link=Flesh Chest Flesh Chest 140
link=Flesh Door Flesh Door 180
link=Flesh Table Flesh Table 155
link=Floran Spawner Floran Spawner 750
link=Flower Bouquet Flower Bouquet 100
link=Geometric Bed Geometric Bed 150
link=Geometric Chair Geometric Chair 30
link=Geometric Chest Geometric Chest 100
link=Geometric Screen Geometric Screen 100
link=Geometric Table Geometric Table 150
link=Giant Flower Bed Giant Flower Bed 100
link=Giant Flower Chair Giant Flower Chair 25
link=Giant Flower Chest Giant Flower Chest 125
link=Giant Flower Door Giant Flower Door 100
link=Giant Flower Lamp Giant Flower Lamp 100
link=Giant Flower Table Giant Flower Table 100
link=Glitch Spawner Glitch Spawner 750
link=Gold Chestpiece Gold Chestpiece 500
link=Gold Drill Gold Drill 1,600
link=Gold Greaves Gold Greaves 100
link=Gold Helmet Gold Helmet 200
link=Gold Pickaxe Gold Pickaxe 400
link=Grappling Hook Grappling Hook 800
link=Guard Spawner Guard Spawner 750
link=Handy Space Helmet Handy Space Helmet 250
link=Hatchling's Breastplate Hatchling's Breastplate 350
link=Hatchling's Circlet Hatchling's Circlet 200
link=Hatchling's Loincloth Hatchling's Loincloth 150
link=Heart Forge Heart Forge 150
link=Heart Wreath Heart Wreath 100
link=Hi-tech Block Hi-tech Block 50
link=High-Tech Chest (blue) High-Tech Chest (blue) 500
link=High-Tech Chest (green) High-Tech Chest (green) 500
link=Human Spawner Human Spawner 750
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