Slime Rancher 2 is a super fun and exciting adventure game that’s filled with nodes and rocks to harvest. You can get Slime Rancher 2 for free on Xbox Game Pass. So, which you are out exploring Rainbow Island, you’ll find that you will come across some nodes and rocks that you aren’t able to collect. They will have a note above them saying that you can’t harvest them without an upgrade. I can show you how to fix that! Keep reading below to learn how to harvest all nodes and rocks in Slime Rancher 2.
How to Harvest all Nodes and Rocks
As you’ve probably noticed, there are loads of upgrades and gadgets in the fabricator that require some materials you can’t get in Slime Rancher 2. So, being able to collect these materials would be a pretty valuable ability. They help you unlock gadgets and upgrades that will better your Slime Ranching ability! The upgrade that the node tells you that you need to harvest it is the Resource Harvester.
Unlocking the Resource Harvester will be insanely helpful to you, as it opens up the door to a huge variety of new nodes. Even better, it allows you to craft more upgrades to your VacPack!
How to Get the Resource Harvester in Slime Rancher 2
Unlocking the Resource Harvester is pretty simple. All you need to do is collect a few materials, and make your way to the fabricator. You can find the fabricator in the basement that is below the Conservatory. When you look at all the upgrades, the resource harvester will be the first on the list.
To unlock the Resource Harvester to collect Nodes and Rocks, you will need:
- 450 Newbucks
- 10 Cotton Plorts
These are pretty easy to get. Newbucks can be obtained by visiting the Marketplace. There, you can sell Plorts for Newbucks. To collect Cotton Plorts, you simply need to locate a Cotton Slime and feed it! Over time it will produce Cotton Plorts.
How to Harvest Nodes in Slime Rancher 2
Now that you have successfully learned how to make the Resource Harvester, now it is time to get out there and collect some nodes! To do this, you have to make sure your harvester is equipped. Head back out to explore Rainbow Island and search for gems, stones, or liquid nodes! Now, Use your Slime Rancher 2 VacPack to vac up the node just like you would a slime, and vacuum up all the resources you’ve just harvested.
Now, get out there and collect yourself some rocks and nodes in Slime Rancher 2!