Dispensing Pod

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Dispensing Pod
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A material dispensing pod.

Disabled: Not currently available

Dispensing Pod is currently disabled from the game. Assets for this exist within the game files, but will not be encountered through normal gameplay.

Dispensing Pod is an object found in Scifi Dungeons on tier 4 (Risky) and above planets. Scifi Dungeons appear on the surface as white metal pyramids that weaken the surrounding area's gravitational pull. Each one has a single Dispensing Pod within.

When interacted with, the Dispensing Pod will scatter Matter Blocks around the room and explode, dealing significant damage. After ten minutes, the Dispensing Pod will reset, allowing additional matter blocks to be harvested.

Using a mining tool on the pod will cause it to disappear and provide no matter blocks, since Dispensing Pods themselves are not lootable or spawnable.

As of version 1.4.4 however, some mods that allow the spawning of objects (such as the Spawnable Item Pack) are able to spawn placeable Dispensing Pods. When activated, these pods spawn Lava instead of Matter Blocks. They are not the same object as the Dispensing Pod in beta; instead these objects are called "volcanopod" in the code. Like the original Dispensing Pods, these pods will will disappear after placement if a mining tool is used on them.

Racial Descriptions

Apex Icon.png Apex : This pod dispenses materials for crafting.
Avian Icon.png Avian : Free crafting materials. Nice.
Floran Icon.png Floran : Machine ssspit crafting items at Floran.
Glitch Icon.png Glitch : Wonder. A machine that gives materials for free!
Human Icon.png Human : This is like a gashapon machine, but useful!
Hylotl Icon.png Hylotl : A pod that supplies basic materials.


  • Version 1.4.4: Asset discovered to still exist within game files.


File Details

Spawn Command /spawnitem dungeonpod
File Name dungeonpod.object
File Path assets/objects/generic/dungeonpod