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Nickel (Ni) is a collectible resource in Mass Effect: Andromeda.

Analysis Edit

A corrosion-resistant transition metal useful for manufacturing purposes.

Acquisition Edit

Nickel can be detected via orbital scan and may be discovered in small amounts on foot. It can also be purchased from certain merchants.

Planets where Nickel can be mined:

Planets where Nickel can be found on foot:

Specific Uses Edit

Nickel is used for a large number of items in Mass Effect: Andromeda.

The total amount of Nickel listed is for one crafted copy of each item.

Item Item Type Nickel Required Notes
M-3 Predator Pistols 600 Ranks I - X
M-37 Falcon Assault Rifles 750 Ranks I - X
Advanced Detection Systems ND1 Nomad Upgrades 40 -
Angaran Firaan Melee Weapons 720 Ranks I - X
Dhan Shotguns 910 Ranks I - X
Equalizer Pistols 750 Ranks I - X
HyperGuardian Arms Armor 390 Ranks I - X
HyperGuardian Chest Armor 1130 Ranks I - X
HyperGuardian Helmet Armor 390 Ranks I - X
HyperGuardian Legs Armor 390 Ranks I - X
Improved Boost ND1 Nomad Upgrades 40 -
Improved Shield Regeneration† ND1 Nomad Upgrades 40 Used during Task: Nomad Shield Crafting
N7 Valiant Sniper Rifles 910 Ranks I - X
Naladen Sniper Rifles 910 Ranks I - X
Omni-Blade Melee Weapons 720 Ranks I - X
P.A.W. Assault Rifles 910 Ranks I - X
Ruzad Shotguns 600 Ranks I - X
Sidewinder Pistols 750 Ranks I - X
Talon Pistols 750 Ranks I - X
Vanquisher Sniper Rifles 750 Ranks I - X
Viper Sniper Rifles 600 Ranks I - X
Zalkin Assault Rifles 600 Ranks I - X
Total - 13650 -

Note: †This upgrade has known bug issues that have been fixed in patches so that the related mission can be completed. (See the bugs section of Task: Nomad Shield Crafting for details)