Beacon

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Beacon
Beacon.png
Used to mark areas of interest. Displayed on your compass with the color and name you set for it.
Unlocked at Tier 1 - Field Research
Stack Size 100
Sink Value 320
Blueprint Path

/Game/FactoryGame/Resource/Equipment/Beacon/BP_EquipmentDescriptorBeacon.BP_EquipmentDescriptorBeacon_C

The Beacon is a tool that can be placed down to label a location on the compass and map and for building several vehicles. It can be crafted at the Equipment Workshop.

Obtaining[edit | edit source]

Crafting[edit | edit source]

RecipeIngredientsBuildingProductsPrerequisites
Beacon
3 × Iron Plate.png
Iron Plate
22.5 / min
1 × Iron Rod.png
Iron Rod
7.5 / min
Manufacturer
8 sec
Manual crafting.png × 2
1 × Beacon.png
Beacon
7.5 / min
440 MJ / item
Tier 1 - Field Research
15 × Wire.png
Wire
112.5 / min
2 × Cable.png
Cable
15 / min
Signal Beacon
Alternate
4 × Steel Beam.png
Steel Beam
2 / min
16 × Steel Pipe.png
Steel Pipe
8 / min
Manufacturer
120 sec
20 × Beacon.png
Beacon
10 / min
330 MJ / item
Tier 3 - Basic Steel Production
Quartz Research - Quartz Crystals
1 × Crystal Oscillator.png
Crystal Oscillator
0.5 / min
 

Usage[edit | edit source]

Equipment[edit | edit source]

Beacons, once equipped, can be placed down to mark a location. Their color and name can be adjusted by interacting with it. Beacons can also be picked up from the interaction menu.

Crafting[edit | edit source]

RecipeIngredientsBuildingProductsPrerequisites
Electric Locomotive
5 × Heavy Modular Frame.png
Heavy Modular Frame
 
10 × Motor.png
Motor
 
15 × Steel Pipe.png
Steel Pipe
 
Build Gun
1 × Electric Locomotive.png
Electric Locomotive
 
Tier 6 - Monorail Train Technology
5 × Computer.png
Computer
 
5 × Beacon.png
Beacon
 
 
Explorer
5 × Crystal Oscillator.png
Crystal Oscillator
 
5 × Motor.png
Motor
 
Build Gun
1 × Explorer.png
Explorer
 
Quartz Research - The Explorer
15 × Beacon.png
Beacon
 
5 × Heavy Modular Frame.png
Heavy Modular Frame
 
Nuclear Fuel Unit
Alternate
50 × Uranium Cell.png
Encased Uranium Cell
10 / min
10 × Electromagnetic Control Rod.png
Electromagnetic Control Rod
2 / min
Manufacturer
300 sec
3 × Nuclear Fuel Rod.png
Nuclear Fuel Rod
0.6 / min
5500 MJ / item
Tier 7 - Nuclear Power
Quartz Research - Quartz Crystals
3 × Crystal Oscillator.png
Crystal Oscillator
0.6 / min
6 × Beacon.png
Beacon
1.2 / min
Object Scanner
4 × Reinforced Iron Plate.png
Reinforced Iron Plate
 
3 × Beacon.png
Beacon
 
Equipment Workshop
Manual crafting.png × 10
1 × Object Scanner.png
Object Scanner
 
Tier 1 - Field Research
50 × Screw.png
Screw
 
 
Radar Tower
30 × Heavy Modular Frame.png
Heavy Modular Frame
 
30 × Crystal Oscillator.png
Crystal Oscillator
 
Build Gun
1 × Radar Tower.png
Radar Tower
 
Quartz Research - Radar Technology
20 × Beacon.png
Beacon
 
100 × Cable.png
Cable
 
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
Tractor
5 × Modular Frame.png
Modular Frame
 
5 × Beacon.png
Beacon
 
Build Gun
1 × Tractor.png
Tractor
 
Tier 3 - Vehicular Transport
10 × Rotor.png
Rotor
 
 
Truck
8 × Motor.png
Motor
 
10 × Computer.png
Computer
 
4 × Heavy Modular Frame.png
Heavy Modular Frame
 
Build Gun
1 × Truck.png
Truck
 
Tier 5 - Industrial Manufacturing
50 × Rubber.png
Rubber
 
10 × Beacon.png
Beacon
 
 

AWESOME Sink[edit | edit source]

 Beacon can be sunk into the AWESOME Sink.png AWESOME Sink to yield 320 points.

Tips[edit | edit source]

  • With Alternate Recipe: Iron Wire, it is possible to make a beacon completely out of iron ore only.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

History[edit | edit source]