Organic Polymer

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Organic Polymer
Organic Polymer.png
These incredibly strong, lightweight plates are somehow naturally made in certain creatures. Incredibly hazardous to human health if consumed.
Resource
Type Resource
Tool Wooden Club
Creature Pelagornis
Dropped by
Consumable (values pertain to Humans)
Health -500
Item
Weight 0.25
Stack Size 10
Spoils in 30m
Added in v223.0
Spawn Command
cheat GFI Polymer_Organic 1 0 0
or
cheat giveitem "Blueprint'/Game/PrimalEarth/CoreBlueprints/Resources/PrimalItemResource_Polymer_Organic.PrimalItemResource_Polymer_Organic'" 1 0 0
Crafting
Used to craft 132 items

Organic Polymer is a naturally obtained resource that can be used as a direct substitute of Polymer for the purposes of crafting.

It can be harvested by killing Kairuku, Mantis, Hesperornis and Karkinos. It can also be acquired as a loot drop from Deathworm and Corrupted Creatures. It spoils in thirty minutes.

The Wooden Club and the Sword also increases the yield of Organic Polymer.

With the addition of the Achatina (snail) to the tamable creatures you can harvest Organic Polymer from the tamed beast along with Cementing Paste. While the Organic Polymer is left in the Achatina its spoil time is increased to 1hr 30mins. You can replace Organic Polymer into the Achatina after being removed.

Using the Industrial Grinder, grinding objects that would give polymer, give organic polymer instead.


Organic Polymer can also be used as a "suicide pill." When consumed it does 500 damage to the player, which will kill most players instantly.

Gathering[edit | edit source]

Organic Polymer
Creature / ToolGain per action
Chainsaw Scorched Earth Icon.png★★★★★
Pelagornis★★★★★
Sabertooth★★★★★
Sword★★★★★
Thylacoleo★★★★★
Wooden Club★★★★★
Therizinosaur★★★★☆
Direwolf★★★☆☆
Mantis★★☆☆☆
Pteranodon★★☆☆☆

Moschops is actually better if used with high Harvesting Points into organic polymer.

Organic Polymer drops from the following creatures:

Weight Reduction[edit | edit source]

The following creatures reduce the weight of Organic Polymer by the listed amount while it is in their inventory:

Creature Reduced by
Argentavis 50%

Crafting[edit | edit source]

The parts of the Ghillie Suit can be crafted only with Organic Polymer. Everything crafted with regular Polymer can be crafted with Organic Polymer.

Full list of items crafted with Polymer

Video Tutorial[edit | edit source]

Quick tutorial on how to get/make polymer.

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • It does no harm when fed to creatures.
  • You can put it into a Preserving Bin but it will not make the Organic Polymer last longer. You can't place it into a Refrigerator.
  • On Valguero, organic polymer can be obtained by hitting the beached Ichthyosaurus on the beach.