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Black Powder is an intermediate item used to craft Rifle Cartridges and Nobelisks.

Obtaining[]

Unlocking[]

 Black Powder is unlocked via the Sulfur Research chain in the MAM.png MAM using:
Sulfur.png
50
Coal.png
25

Crafting[]

RecipeIngredientsBuildingProductsPrerequisites
Black Powder
1 × Coal.png
Coal
7.5 / min
2 × Sulfur.png
Sulfur
15 / min
Assembler
8 sec
Manual crafting.png × 2
1 × Black Powder.png
Black Powder
7.5 / min
120 MJ/item
Sulfur Research - Black Powder
Black Powder
Exp
1 × Coal.png
Coal
15 / min
1 × Sulfur.png
Sulfur
15 / min
Assembler
4 sec
Manual crafting.png × 2
2 × Black Powder.png
Black Powder
30 / min
30 MJ/item
Sulfur Research - Black Powder
Fine Black Powder
Alternate
2 × Sulfur.png
Sulfur
7.5 / min
1 × Compacted Coal.png
Compacted Coal
3.75 / min
Assembler
16 sec
4 × Black Powder.png
Black Powder
15 / min
60 MJ/item
Alternate Recipe - Compacted Coal

Alternate recipes analysis[]

The following shows different ways to produce 1 Black Powder / second, or 60 / min:
Black Powder alts.png

Recipe Coal
/min (WP)
Sulfur
/min (WP)
Total WP Total Energy
/item (MJ)
Space
(m2)
Building
counts
Default 60
(19.92 )
120
(175.44 )
195.36 152.55 1224.41 8.29
Fine 15
(4.98 )
45
(65.79 )
70.77 79.85 698.13 4.7
  • Weighted Point is the weighted consumption rate which is calculated by: (resource consumption rate / maximum extraction rate) * 10,000. The lower the better.
  • Energy per item can be used to measure how much power is consumed for the entire production chain. The lower the better.
  • Building space and building count are summed for all buildings, excluding belts, pipes, power poles, power lines and other logistic infrastructures. The lower the better.

Usage[]

Research[]

 Black Powder is used in the Sulfur Research chain in the MAM.png MAM for additional unlocks.

Crafting[]

RecipeIngredientsBuildingProductsPrerequisites
Nobelisk
5 × Black Powder.png
Black Powder
15 / min
10 × Steel Pipe.png
Steel Pipe
30 / min
Assembler
20 sec
Manual crafting.png × 5
1 × Nobelisk.png
Nobelisk
3 / min
300 MJ/item
Sulfur Research - Nobelisk Explosives
Nobelisk
Exp
2 × Steel Pipe.png
Steel Pipe
20 / min
2 × Black Powder.png
Black Powder
20 / min
Assembler
6 sec
Manual crafting.png × 5
1 × Nobelisk.png
Nobelisk
10 / min
90 MJ/item
Sulfur Research - The Nobelisk Detonator
Seismic Nobelisk
Alternate
8 × Black Powder.png
Black Powder
12 / min
8 × Steel Pipe.png
Steel Pipe
12 / min
Manufacturer
40 sec
4 × Nobelisk.png
Nobelisk
6 / min
550 MJ/item
Sulfur Research - Nobelisk Explosives
Quartz Research - Quartz Crystals
1 × Crystal Oscillator.png
Crystal Oscillator
1.5 / min
 
Rifle Cartridge
1 × Beacon.png
Beacon
3 / min
10 × Steel Pipe.png
Steel Pipe
30 / min
Manufacturer
20 sec
Manual crafting.png × 5
5 × Rifle Cartridge.png
Rifle Cartridge
15 / min
220 MJ/item
Sulfur Research - Rifle Cartridges
10 × Black Powder.png
Black Powder
30 / min
10 × Rubber.png
Rubber
30 / min
Smokeless Powder
Exp
2 × Black Powder.png
Black Powder
20 / min
1 × Heavy Oil Residue.png
Heavy Oil Residue
10 / min
Refinery
6 sec
2 × Smokeless Powder.png
Smokeless Powder
20 / min
90 MJ/item
Sulfur Research - Smokeless Powder

AWESOME Sink[]

 Black Powder can be sunk into the AWESOME Sink.png AWESOME Sink to yield 50 points.

Gallery[]

History[]

  • Patch 0.6.0.0:
    • Default recipe:
      • Changed recipe craft time from 8 to 4 seconds
      • Changed Black Powder output from 1 to 2
      • Changed Sulfur cost from 2 to 1
  • Patch 0.1.6: Renamed Gunpowder to Black Powder
  • Patch 0.1.5: Introduced


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