How to get scrap in Rust Why is scrap in Rust useful?
Before playing Rust and looking for scrap metal, it's a good idea to review a little bit about the usefulness of this material in the intense world of Rust. And, in Rust for PS4, XBOX, and PC, scrap metal is normally used for make various objects: make plans, manufacture various weapons and research, as it is necessary to create the research table which then allows you to obtain new components, useful weapons and tools.
Now, the first thing you should know when looking for scrap in Rust is that there are some specific items, of which you can get the precious scrap in certain quantities, which are:
- Elite military boxes - up to 25 scrap pieces
- Military boxes: up to 8 pieces of scrap metal
- Boxes: up to 5 scrap pieces
- Barrels: up to 1 or 2 scrap pieces
Now that you know where you can get the scrap, we can proceed to show you the various methods you can use to get it easily in Rust:
Explore the monuments
The monuments that are named on the map are the best places to find scrap metal and it is in fact in these places that you can get the Elite military boxes, which are the ones that produce the most scrap. Also, it's one of the places where you can find as much scrap metal or other items as you can become scrap if recycled.
Of course, when you go to these monuments you have to be very careful, as the monuments are also the most dangerous places, where other players take the opportunity to stalk other players. You better go outpost where there is a lower chance of being attacked by other players. You can also choose to win more junk at Rust roulette, but it will be very risky as you could lose everything.
Rust's recyclers allow you to turn unwanted items into necessary and useful items, such as scrap metal in this case. Although there are several places where you can get recycled items, it is still in the monuments where you can find more and in better condition.
Among the various objects that can be recycled and subsequently converted into certain amount of waste there are the following:
- ScrapRifle Body: 25 Scrap
- Scrap: 20 Scrap
- Scrap Metal Spring: 10 Scrap
- Pipe ScrapMteal: 5 Scrap
- ScrapSegnali Stradali: 5 Scrap
- Empty propane tank: 1 scrap
Check the barrels
Did you know that each barrel, apart from the red ones that produce fuel, can produce up to 2 pieces of scrap metal? That's right, you can find scrap metal in these barrels. However slow it may seem, as they are almost always there more than two barrels close to each other, getting scrap this way can be quick.
These barrels can be located on the map, near roadsides or near monuments; In the barrels, on the other hand, you will find not only scrap metal but also others articles of interest or if they are not suitable, they can be used for separate collection.
What is the fastest way to get scrap in Rust?
Now that we have analyzed for you the various methods of finding scrap in Rust and some locations where you can find it, we will add more information that will surely interest you: What is the fastest way to get scrap in Rust?
This is a good question and the answer, of course, lies in the strategy and survival that characterize games like Rust so much and is that, in order to be more effective , you have to plan what you will do. That is, to make it easier for you to get the scrap, you can make a path yourself to find boxes and barrels.
An effective option are the outposts, which reappear every 20 minutes and in which you will not only find barrels and crates, but also useful recyclers, so a path with more than these positions will allow you to get lots of scrap in a short time.