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The EXO Salvage Initiative is a LTE in Astroneer. It was initially added with the Salvage Initiative Update and is accessed through the EXO Request Platform. The main objective of the initiative is to clean up the planets in exchange for exclusive rewards. In 2021, it was named the EXO Cares Initiative.

EXO Salvage Initiative (2020)[]

The EXO Salvage Initiative first ran from April 14, 2020, to June 14, 2020, with the main objective of the initiative to clean up the planets in exchange for exclusive rewards. Gathering Scrap and various bundles of Debris rewarded different amounts of recovery points.

Care Package Rewards Points To Unlock
Packager x4, Dynamite x2 500 Recovery Points
Technology Research Sample x2 2,500 Recovery Points
Small Battery x2, Beacon x1 3,750 Recovery Points
Technology Research Sample x2, Scrap x2 6,000 Recovery Points
Packager x4, Dynamite x2 7,000 Recovery Points
Tungsten Carbide x1, Silicone x1, Steel x1, Titanium Alloy x1, Solid-Fuel Jump Jet x2 9,500 Recovery Points

+ Every 1k Points After

Cosmetic Reward Type Points To Unlock
4ML A-Tyre Hat 1,500 Recovery Points
Turret-A-Porter Mask 5,000 Recovery Points
Salvage Chic Palette 8,000 Recovery Points

EXO Salvage Initiative (2022)[]

The EXO Salvage Initiative returned on March 25, 2022, and will run until June 14, 2022. It was updated to require an increased amount of scrap to obtain cosmetic rewards. The previous year's items from the EXO Cares Initiative were bundled and were given for completing the first milestone. A new hat, emote, and palette is rewarded for completing the remaining milestones. Care Packages may be obtained after completing all milestones, giving various resources and items.

Cosmetic Reward Type Points To Unlock
Salvage Throwback Bundle
  • Palette: “Going Green”
  • Hat: “Wired”
Bundle 1,500 Recovery Points
CO-N3 Hat 4,200 Recovery Points
Stop Sign Emote 8000 Recovery Points
Safety Orange Palette 14,000 Recovery Points

Care packages are randomized after the final milestone, rewarding the following:

Items / Resources
Clay & Graphite
Copper, Iron, Titanium, Tungsten
Hydrazine & Hydrazine Jet Pack
EXO Chip
Nanocarbon Alloy
QT-RTG

Notes[]

  • The final level of Care Package rewards allowed players to easily craft RTGs by gathering points after 9,500.


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