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Planet View
Orbital Distance 0.6 AU
Orbital Period 0.5 Earth Years
Keplerian Ratio 0.864
Radius 8,162 km
Day Length 44.4 Earth Hours
Atm. Pressure 106.22 atm
Surface Temp 778 °C
Surface Gravity 2.1 g
Mass 3.414 Earth Masses
Satellites N/A

Location: Milky WayMinos WastelandFortis System First planet

Prerequisite: Star Chart from Baria Frontiers store (Mass Effect 2)
Prerequisite: Priority: Sur'Kesh (Mass Effect 3)


A pressure-cooker planet with a thick, nitrogen-heavy atmosphere, Vir is largely ignored by the galactic community. Probes have revealed a crust of nickel and scorched carbon, both of which can be found in abundance elsewhere at far lower temperatures.

Mineral DepositsEdit

Initial Scanner Result: Good

Mineral Amount Approximate Value
Palladium High 13,700
Platinum Medium 7,700
Iridium Medium 7,800
Element Zero None 0


  • Vir in Latin simply means "man", but in certain contexts it can be defined as "hero" or "soldier". The word virtue is also derived from vir.

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