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Dew Collector
Basic Information
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Group Basics, Building, Food/Cooking
Category Placeable
Type Workstation
Loot Container
Gear Slot
Related Attribute
Related Perk(s)
Related Perk Book(s)
Block Properties
Hit Points 200
Storage Slots 3 Water
Horizontal Support
Light Opacity
Upgrades to
Breaks to
Weapon/Tool Properties
Entity Damage
Power Attack Entity Damage
Block Damage
Power Attack Block Damage
Effective Range
Explosion Range Entities
Explosion Range Blocks
Attacks per Minute
Rounds per Minute
Reload Time
Ammo Type
Magazine Size
Stamina Usage
Power Attack Stamina Usage
Damage Multiplier: Earth
Damage Multiplier: Metal
Damage Multiplier: Stone
Damage Multiplier: Wood
Butcher Tool
Butcher Damage Multiplier
Butcher Resource Multiplier
Disassemble Tool
Vehicle Properties
Vehicle Speed
Vehicle Sprint Speed
Protection Properties
Cold Resist
Heat Resist
Armor Rating
Elemental Protection
Effect Protection
Mobility Reduction
Stamina Regen Reduction
Noise Increase
Consumption Effects
Effect on Fullness
Effect on Hydration
Effect on max Stamina
Effect on Stamina regen
Effect on Health
Effect on Max Health
Cure Percentage
Buff Effect
Buff Duration
Dysentery Chance (%)
Characteristic Properties
Durability (Min Quality)
Durability (Max Quality)
Degradation per Use
Mod Type
Compatible Mods
Repaired Using Scrap Polymers
Electrical Power Required
Base Price
Max Stack
Scrapping/Forging Properties
Scraps into
Burn Time
Farming Properties
Crop produced
Seed used
Time to grow 6-10 in-game hours
Obtainable Through Looting, Trading, Crafting

Description[ | ]

The Dew Collector is a newly added workstation in Alpha 21. As water collection has been rebalanced by removing empty jars & cans from the game[1], the Dew Collector has been added to provide clean drinking water.

Crafting[ | ]

Required Items[ | ]

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Dew Collector Recipe
Item Name Count
Item Name Count
Quality 1 Quality 2 Quality 3 Quality 4 Quality 5

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ResourceWaterFilter Water Filter 1
ScrapPlastics Scrap Polymers 100
ShortMetalPipe Short Iron Pipe 4
DuctTape Duct Tape 4
Item 5 missing!
Unlock Options
BookForgeAhead Forge Ahead 2/75
Schematic  Schematic
Crafted in

Usage[ | ]

The Dew Collector must be placed with a clear view of the sky, bars and other 'see-through' shapes are acceptable to be placed above. Once placed, the Dew Collector will automatically accumulate Water at a rate of approximately 3 jars every 24 game hours (between 6-10 in-game hours per water). Multiple Dew Collectors can be placed being limited only by the amount of Water Filters the player has access to.

Once all 3 slots are full the Water Collector stops thereby no longer increasing the Heatmap.

Heat Map[ | ]

Even though the Water Collector is a passive workstation requiring the player only to empty it, the Dew Collector will still increase the Heatmap at the following rates:

HeatMapStrength 2%
HeatMapTime 5000
HeatMap Frequency 1000

Every in-game hour is 1000 ticks

This means every Dew Collector (until full) will produce 2% heat per in-game hour to a maximum of 10% after which the heat decay balances out with heat production. A total of 10 Dew Collectors will therefore reach 100% after 5 in-game hours potentially spawning a Screamer.

Notes[ | ]

  • Since Dew Collectors produce heat constantly it's recommended to have a separate farm for them rather than directly at your base.
  • The water produced by the Dew Collectors can be used to make Glue as Water and Murky Water have been extremely lowered in loot. This is especially effective using Yucca Juice Smoothies or drinking open water using a Water Purifier Mod as your main source of hydration as they require no water items to make.
  • Broken Dew Collectors can be found randomly at some POIs, having a chance of yielding a Water Filter when broken down. (Requires testing)

Videos[ | ]

History[ | ]

A21.0: Introduced