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How To Get Paraffinium In No Mans Sky? 4 Methods

If you’re like me, you’re totally addicted to No Man’s Sky. The game is so much fun, and I can’t get enough of it! But there’s one thing that’s been eluding me – How To Get Paraffinium In No Mans Sky? Don’t worry. I’m here to help! In this post, I’ll explain how to find Paraffinium and what you can do with it. So without further ado, let’s get started!

How To Get Paraffinium NMS?

Paraffinium can be obtained in four main ways. Firstly, it is in fact an element that is usually found in large deposits on planets.

Its typically found on tropical planets or lush biomes.

To find the Paraffinium deposits, use your analysis visor and scan the area until you find one.

Secondly, it can be obtained as a secondary element in some minerals, meaning when you are mining for other elements, you may also pick up a little Paraffinium. This is the slowest way to get it and is not recommended.

Thirdly, Paraffinium can be found near Hotspots on planets. As mentioned previously, the element is most likely found on Lush or Tropical planets, so Hotspots on these planets are likelier to have Paraffinium nearby.

Finally, the fourth way to get Paraffinium in NMS is to buy it from the Galactic Trade Terminal. You can also try your luck with a random trader. There’s a possibility they may have some.

Can I Make Paraffinium In No Man’s Sky?

Yes! You can create Paraffinium using a Refiner. There are many recipes. We have listed them below for your ease:

  • 1x Silver + 1x Oxygen = 2 Paraffinium
  • 2x Starbulb + 1x Salt = 1 Paraffinium
  • 2x Pyrite + 1x Ferrite Dust = 1 Paraffinium
  • 2x Pyrite + 1x Pure Ferrite = 1 Paraffinium
  • 1x Sulphurine + 1x Ferrite Dust = 1 Paraffinium
  • 1x Sulphurine + 1x Pure Ferrite = 2 Paraffinium
  • 1x Sulphurine + 1x Magnetised Ferrite = 3 Paraffinium

What Is Paraffinium Used For In NMS?

Paraffinium has several uses in NMS. It can be used for building, crafting, charging, and upgrading various elements and products throughout the universe.

Some of these products include:

  • Albumen Pearl Orb
  • Aronium
  • Colossus Geobay
  • Drift Suspension
  • Roamer Geobay
  • Roamer Geobay
  • Sphere Creator
  • Star Bramble

Read More: How to get living glass in NMS.


There you have it! That’s everything you need to know about how to get Paraffinium in No Mans Sky. I hope this guide was helpful and that you can now go out and get your hands on this valuable element! If you have any questions or comments, please leave them below. Happy gaming!