Metal Foundation

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Metal Foundation
Metal Foundation.png
A foundation is required to build structures in an area. This one is made from sturdy metal-plated concrete.
Structure
Type Building
Health 15,000
Item
Weight 4.0
Stack size 100
Item ID 172
Spawn Command
cheat giveitemnum 172 1 0 0
or
cheat giveitem "Blueprint'/Game/PrimalEarth/CoreBlueprints/Items/Structures/Metal/PrimalItemStructure_MetalFloor.PrimalItemStructure_MetalFloor'" 1 0 0
Found in Beacon Blue
Crafting
Required level Level 45
Engram Points 24 EP
Crafting XP 46 XP
Prerequisites
Unlocks


Crafted in Smithy.png Smithy
Argentavis Saddle.png Argentavis Saddle
Castoroides Saddle.png Castoroides Saddle
Thorny Dragon Saddle (Scorched Earth).png Thorny Dragon Saddle Scorched Earth Icon.png
Tek Replicator.png Tek Replicator
Ingredients
Purchase (Mobile)
Purchased in Metal Foundry (Mobile).png Metal Foundry Logo Mobile.svg
Cost 180 × Molds (Mobile).png Molds Logo Mobile.svg

The Metal Foundation is the fourth unlockable foundation. A foundation is required to build any kind of housing/storage structure.

Construction[edit | edit source]

A Metal Foundation can be placed on even or slightly uneven ground. Once the first Metal Foundation is placed, subsequent Metal Foundations can snap into place along the first one, allowing them to line up, provided that there is adequate room and ground to do so.

A foundation provides the structural support to allow the placement of walls, ceilings, and other such objects, but only when the foundation is directly underneath them. It also supports up to two ceilings in any direction on the x and y-axis, and up to 1 ceiling diagonally. However, the ceilings on the far end will not support walls.

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • If a foundation is destroyed, any building pieces that rely on it for support will be destroyed as well. If it was destroyed via the demolish option, no resources will be refunded for these extra building pieces.




Painting and Color Regions

For more information on Paint Regions and how to use them, please view the Blue Coloring.png Dye, Paintbrush.png Paintbrush, or Spray Painter.png Spray Painter pages.

Metal Foundation PaintRegion1.jpg

Region 1:
Top

Metal Foundation PaintRegion2.jpg

Region 2:
Base

X mark.svg

Region 3 is not used
for this Object.

Metal Foundation PaintRegion4.jpg

Region 4:
Decorative Plates

Metal Foundation PaintRegion5.jpg

Region 5:
Screws

X mark.svg

Region 6 is not used
for this Object.