A completed DNA Manipulator in The Planet Crafter
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How to Use DNA Manipulator in The Planet Crafter

Release your inner mad scientist!

I always wanted to unlock the potential of genetic engineering, but faith had me be a planet crafter. In this guide, I will show you how to use the DNA Manipulator to create life-sustaining trees and more in The Planet Crafter.

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How to operate the DNA Manipulator in The Planet Crafter

Operating the DNA Manipulator involves selecting a genetic recipe and combining specific ingredients to produce enhanced tree seeds. Here's the step-by-step process:

Imputing genetics sequences in DNA Manipulator in The Planet Crafter
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  1. Interact with the DNA Manipulator's top screen to select a recipe.
  2. Gather the necessary ingredients:
    • A specific seed
    • Tree Bark
    • Mutagen
  3. Interact with the lower console, placing the three ingredients in the designated slots.
  4. Initiate the sequencing process to create the new tree seed.

How to craft the DNA Manipulator in The Planet Crafter

To access the DNA Manipulator, you must reach a Terraformation Index of 700.00 MTi. Crafting this advanced equipment requires the following:

A recipe for the DNA Manipulator in The Planet Crafter
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  • 1 Bioplastic Nugget
  • 1 Super Alloy
  • 1 Explosive Powder
  • 1 Osmium
  • 1 Zeolite

Once crafted, the DNA Manipulator consumes 117.50 energy per second to operate.

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What is the DNA Manipulator in The Planet Crafter?

The DNA Manipulator in The Planet Crafter is a crucial tool for terraforming, allowing players to genetically engineer tree seeds. These trees are not just for decoration, they play a crucial role in oxygen production, essential for making the planet habitable. Crafting a DNA Manipulator also gives you the Genetic Engineer achievement in the game.

Types of Tree Seeds You Can Create using the DNA Manipulator in The Planet Crafter

The DNA Manipulator enables the production of various tree seeds, each with distinct oxygen multipliers. Some of the generatable tree seeds include:

  • Tree Seed Linifolia
  • Tree Seed Aleatus
  • Tree Seed Cernea
  • Tree Seed Elegea
  • Tree Seed Humelora
  • Tree Seed Aemora
  • Tree Seed Soleus
  • Tree Seed Shreox
  • Tree Seed Pleom (Secret)

After crafting the tree seeds, plant them using a Tree Spreader to begin their growth. Each tree type contributes differently to the oxygen production on your terraformed planet, aiding in the creation of a breathable atmosphere.

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