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A processing node recovered from a Thargoid ship. These objects are integral to the flight and operational systems of Thargoid vessels.

— In-game description

A Thargoid Heart is a component occasionally found among the wreckage of destroyed Thargoid Interceptors. The Heart is corrosive to ship modules, and can only be safely transported using a Corrosion Resistant Cargo Rack. It is considered an illegal salvage item in most systems.

Notes

  • As with other Thargoid commodities, a Thargoid Heart stored in a standard Cargo Rack will inflict one point of damage to the integrity of a random module every 30 seconds. Carrying multiple Thargoid commodities will cause this caustic damage effect to stack, but does not increase the frequency of the damage. Equipping modules with a resistance to the caustic damage effect, such as the Meta Alloy Hull Reinforcement, does not reduce damage from Thargoid commodities, only a Corrosion Resistant Cargo Rack provides protection.

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