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Building Guide - How To Build Structures
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Building Guide - How To Build Structures

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Read this Death Stranding guide on building structures in the game. Learn how to build postbox, bridge, safehouse, shelter, generator, watchtower, and more!

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How To Build Structures

Requires Crafting Materials To Build

Most Structures Need PCC Level 1 Or 2

Most Structures Need PCC Level 1 Or 2

A PCC Level 1 or Level 2 are usually required to be able to build specific structures while out in the world. These can be fabricated in a delivery terminal that has a Chiral Printer.

Check Out Delivery Terminal Features!

Have Enough Crafting Materials To Build Or Upgrade

Have Enough Crafting Materials To Build Or Upgrade

Before setting out to build anything, make sure that you have enough materials to cover the cost of construction. You can check your storage spaces to see how much materials you have in your inventory.

Check Out Material Farming Spots!

Equip PCC Then Lay Out Structure Location

Equip PCC Then Lay Out Structure Location

After you've fabricated a PCC and have it in your backpack, select a location to build your structure. Equip the PCC then lay out the structure's future location.

Confirm To Build The Structure

Confirm To Build The Structure

When you're happy with the location, press confirm to start building your structure. When it's done, you'll be able to interact with it and even upgrade or customize it!

Some Buildings Can Be Upgraded & Customized

Buildings such as bridges and roads can be upgraded and customized with the right amount of materials. Prioritize upgrading structures that have received a lot of likes and are very useful to players.

What Can You Build?

Postbox

Death Stranding Postbox

The postbox in Death Stranding allows you to store cargo into a private locker. These can be placed throughout the country and can also be accessed by other players online.

Materials For Building Postbox

Level 1 - PCC Lvl. 1
Level 2 - 200 Metal
Level 3 - 600 Metal

Watchtower

Death Stranding Watchtower

The watchtower is useful in surveying the land and finding points of interest. This is extremely helpful especially when there are MULE bases nearby.

Materials For Building Watchtower

Level 1 - PCC Lvl. 1
Level 2 - 32 Chiral Crystal
- 400 Metal
Level 3 - 150 Chiral Crystal
- 800 Metal

Bridge

Death Stranding Bridge

Bridges allow Sam and other players online to cross wide stretches of water. These are one of the most useful structures in the game.

Materials For Building Bridge

Level 1 - PCC Lvl. 1
Level 2 - 800 Metal
Level 3 - 96 Chiral Crystal
- 1600 Metal
Level 4 - 500 Chiral Crystal
- 2800 Metal

Generator

Death Stranding Generator

Generators are mainly used to recharge your equipment - these being exoskeletons and vehicles.

Materials For Building Generator

Level 1 - PCC Lvl. 1
Level 2 - 400 Metal
Level 3 - 100 Chiral Crystal
Level 4 - 400 Metal

Safehouse

Safehouse

Safehouses allow players a bit of respite during their journey. You can store cargo & materials here while resting & rejuvenating - restoring stamina for your next adventure.

Materials For Building Safehouse

Level 1 - PCC Lvl. 2
Level 2 - 300 Chiral Crystal
- 2,400 Special Alloy
Level 3 - 500 Chiral Crystal
- 4,500 Special Alloy
Level 4 - 1,000 Chiral Crystal
- 6,840 Special Alloy

Zipline

Ziplines are used to quickly traverse from higher to lower terrain. These are extremely useful when going through a mountainous area.

Materials For Building Zipline

Level 1 - PCC Lvl. 2
Level 2 - 240 Chemical
- 480 Special Alloy
Level 3 - 300 Chiral Crystal
- 1,440 Chemical
- 1,440 Special Alloy

Timefall Shelter

Timefall Shelter

A Timefall shelter is a unique umbrella-like structure that can be made to counter the effects of Timefall. This will protect your cargo & equipment from the effects of Timefall.

Materials For Building Timefall Shelter

Level 1 - PCC Lvl. 1
Level 2 - 32 Chiral Crystal
- 400 Metal
Level 3 - 300 Chiral Crystal
- 1,200 Metal

Structures That Don't Require PCC

Signs Are Free To Build & Place

Signs Are Free To Build & Place

Signs are also considered structures in Death Stranding. Placing them down around the country doesn't cost any materials and can generate likes if placed in helpful positions.

Check Out What Are Signs Here!

Ladders & Anchors Require Crafting Materials

Ladders & Anchors Require Crafting Materials

To build ladders and anchors, you'll need access to a Chiral printer. You can fabricate these tools from your delivery terminal or in your Private Room.

Check Out How To Craft Equipment!

Uses & Benefits Of Building Structures

Makes Traversal Easier & Safer

Makes Traversal Easier & Safer

Buildings and structures in Death Stranding can be lifesavers in the game. These are very useful features that can make your travels much easier and safer.

Can Be Used By Other Players & Harvest Likes

Can Be Used By Other Players & Harvest Likes

Most of your buildings and structures can be left alone and will be used by other online players. Though not permanent due to Timefall corrosion, when still active in the field, they can generate likes for you.

Check Out How To Get Likes Fast!

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