Crafting is a huge part of Fallout 76, to the point where you’ll want to be collecting supplies wherever you can. Some resources are easier to find than others, and some are certainly much more useful than the rest. Aluminium is definitely one to keep an eye out for, as it is used in everything from metallic building components, to gun parts. To help save you some time, we’ve detailed exactly where you can pick up some Aluminium in Fallout 76. We’ll also take a look at a handy tip for scavenging Aluminium using a menu highlighting tool.
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Fallout 76 Aluminium
Aluminium is an incredibly useful resource to keep an eye out for in Fallout 76. You’ll need it to craft a Workbench, which is essentially one of the first things you should be looking to build when starting out. You’ll also need it to repair certain weapons and armor, which you’ll need to do often, thanks to Fallout 76’s degradation system. Let’s take a look at some of the places you can get Aluminium in Fallout 76.
Fallout 76 Aluminium Locations - Where to Get Aluminium
Since you’ll be using it a fair bit, it’d be good to know exactly where you can pick up Aluminum in Fallout 76. We’ve listed some known locations below, as well as some general items that you should be keeping an eye out for while exploring.
- Just West of Fallout 76 is a racetrack. There’s a public workshop with a nearby Aluminium Vein.
- Mountainous and Stony areas are your best bet for finding Aluminium. The hills and mountains around the Savage Divide are a particularly good spot.
- There are areas of fertile soil in the Flatwoods area. Aluminium can be harvested from these areas.
- Aluminium can be scrapped from aluminum cans, alarm clocks, coolant caps, sensors, trays some toys, Tweezers, Aluminium Canisters.
Use the Resource Tagging Feature to Find Aluminium Easier
When out looking for Aluminum in Fallout 76, be sure to head into the menu and tag it. This will highlight all Aluminium when looting. It’s handy to make sure you don’t miss any while looting. You can either do this in the crafting menu by highlighting Aluminium in a recipe, and pressing the tag button, or by heading into your inventory and tagging it there.
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