Not to be confused with Onion Head, Onionhead Beta Strain, or Lucan Onion Head.

A new and improved strain of the famous Onionhead narcotic.

— In-Game Description

Onionhead Alpha Strain is a Legal Drug in the world of Elite Dangerous.

It is a rare commodity, so increases in value the further it is taken from point of purchase.

ALERT: Onionhead Alpha Strain is illegal in most or all Federation systems.


DEC 3301

  • Onionhead Alpha Strain went on sale for the first time.

25 NOV 3301

  • The Drug Empire of Xelabara's appeal for Onion Head was successful.

This just goes to show that the demand for onionhead is a strong as ever, despite the Federation's attempts to quash it. I want to say a big thank you to all the traders who made the journey to Xelabara, and to all the pilots who helped clear the pirates from our spaceways. You guys rock!

— Rooney 'Rush' Romero, Drug Empire of Xelabara spokesman[1]

19 NOV 3301

External links


  1. Onionhead Appeal Successful
  2. Faction Issues Appeal for Onion Head
  3. Onion Head Appeal Attracts Pirates
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