Outpost Depot

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Outpost Depot
Outpost Depot.png
Allows us to assemble an outpost team, send it to establish a permanent resource outpost far away from the city and maintain a connection with it.
Details
Size 8 x 3
Relations
Upgrade to Guarded Outpost Depot(special event in The Refugees scenario)
Cost
Wood.png Wood 25
Steel.png Steel 45
Dismantle Value
Wood.png Wood 19
Steel.png Steel 34


Outpost Depot is one of the Buildings in Frostpunk.

Acquisition[edit | edit source]

Outpost Depot is available after finishing research Outpost Depot (Technology). Then it can be built from the Tech tab.

Description[edit | edit source]

Create 1 Outpost Team: need 40 Wood, 20 Steel, 10 Workers.

The tower-like Outpost Depot is basically a giant revolving elevator track with multiple insulated gondolas attached to it that allow people to quickly exit and enter the crater in which the City lies. At the top of tower, near the edge of the crater wall, is where the cargo dock of Outpost Depot is located. Here Outpost Teams arrive and leave, bringing much needed supplies and resources for the city with them. There is alsoa large pole with a powerful, long range Signal Lamp attached to the Outpost Depot, which both function like a Beacon and a long range communicator, allowing Outpost Teams to easily find the entrance to the city, and to send messages using Morse Code.

The Outpost Depot allows you to set up Outpost Teams, which you can then send to resource-rich sites within the frozen wastes to create Outposts that will send a certain amount of valuable resources back to the City over a set period of time. An outpost might deliver 140 wood every 24 hours, or 450 coal from the same period - as such, they're quite helpful for passive resource collection, which frees up a lot of your workers for other tasks.

Abilities[edit | edit source]

none

Upgrades[edit | edit source]

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • The player can only build two Outpost Depots for the city, both of them in pre-determined locations.

Trivia[edit | edit source]