List of light sources Edit

Light source Radius Slot Weight Notes
Quantum Mote 9 Floating Nearby 1 Reward from finishing Pax Klanq, I presume?
Glowsphere 8 Hands 1 Warden Ualraig in Joppa always sells one.
Floating Glowsphere 8 Floating Nearby 1 Relatively rare and expensive.
Miner's Helmet 6 Head 5 Always drops once in Waterlogged Tunnel.
Torch 4 Hands 1 Runs out after 50000 turns.
Luminous Mote 4 Floating Nearby 1 Butchered from glowmoths.

Runs out after a certain time.

Symbiotic Firefly 4 Floating Nearby 1 Taking it off destroys the item.
Headlamp 3 Head 6 Starting equipment for Child of the Deep.
Light Manipulation 3 Mutation 0 Radius increases with mutation level.
Campfire 3 On ground 0 Also gives off heat, can be used to cook.


"A length of brinestalk wrapped in oil-soddened cloth."

A basic light source. When put in a hand slot it will generate light. It has light radius of 4 tiles and lasts 5000 turns.


"This opaline, phosphorescent globe fits into the palm of a human hand and
 glows with the light of auroras absorbed eons ago."

Glowspheres have light radius of 8 tiles and last forever.

Has to be put in a hands slot to generate light just like a torch.

Lanterned Headgear Edit

Miner's helmets and certain other helmets generated with the lanterned mod will shed light when worn.

Floating Glowsphere Edit

Occupies the 'floating nearby' slot, freeing your hands.

Luminous Mote Edit

Like the floating Glowsphere, it occupies the 'floating nearby' slot, however like the torch it runs out.

Can be butchered from glowmoths.