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Satisfactory Guide

Satisfactory Guide

Tips and tricks for beginners. The Satisfactory Beginner's Guide is a collection of practical step-by-step tips that will teach you how to survive. In our guide you will learn about crafting, base, production lines, factories and many, many more.

The guide below contains 10 practical tips for Satisfactory, which will help you get acquainted with all of the basic mechanisms of the game. Satisfactory is an unusual game in which you gather resources and build factories on an uncharted planet. Your task is to gather as many resources and products and send them to the orbit. To do that, you need to study the planet that surrounds you, and learn to use the available resources. The guide contains various useful tips regarding the most important aspects of the game.

Beginning - In this chapter, you'll receive a few tips that will prove to be useful during initial playthroughs. What items and resources gather first? How to find and excavate iron ore? How to heal yourself and fight opponents?

Controls list - The game uses a classic control scheme, but there are a few keys and commands that prove to be very useful during the game.

Enemy wildlife -The planet on which you operate is a very hostile environment which you'll need to face sooner or later in order to develop your factory. This part of the guide is dedicated to most common dangers that you can encounter.

Base location - You'll quickly learn that a right location for the base is a must. Choosing a suitable location can help you in expanding your base.

Resources - One of the most important elements of the game. Resource gathering is one of the most important mechanics in game, as all items and products are created thanks to resources. This chapter will tell you more about the subject.

Production lines - This is the element of the game that you'll spend most of your time on. You'll learn how build simple and advanced production lines that will help you create various products.

Electricity - Almost any object in game works thanks to electricity. Aside from expanding the power grid, you'll learn how to fix generators and re-establish the power supply in case of malfunction.

Exploration - As the time progresses, you'll unlock new technologies and resources. The next step is exploration of the planet, to get more data and build additional bases. Aside from that, the planet holds many secrets, such as wrecks of ships from previous expeditions.

Achievements and discoveries - To increase your options and productivity, you'll need new technologies, achievements, and discoveries. All of that is needed to expand the base and to build Space Elevator.

Building factories - The final part of the guide contains a bunch of tips regarding factory building, using foundations and creating objects on smaller spaces.


The default controls of Satisfactory are as follows:

WASD - movement

Space - jump / in vehicles: brake / crafting table: hold to create items and objects (instead of LMB)

Left mouse button - choose options / attack

Right mouse button - building menu after pointing to an object- add items to the list of needed resources / alternative attack

E - interaction button

R - reload

Mouse wheel - rotating objects

Left Ctrl - building in mesh mode

Tab - equipment

Q - building menu

F - deconstruction tools

C - resource scanner

X - message and blueprint box

Z - map

Space + 1-9 - shortcuts.

You can assign more objects from the building menu to shortcuts to speed up the time needed to create a factory and to construct more often used buildings. When you open up the building menu (by pressing Q) click the cursor on the object/building that you use often, then press the number. From now on, the chosen structure will be available under the chosen button.

About Satisfactory Guide

Author : Mateusz "mkozik" Kozik for

last update : April 1, 2019

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Satisfactory Video Game

  • genre: Action

  • developer: Coffee Stain Studios
  • publisher: Coffee Stain Studios
  • platform: PC

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