Copper-Fed Salvage-o-Matic

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Copper-Fed Salvage-o-Matic

Item type
Salvage kit
Account Bound
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Double-click to salvage crafting materials from an item in your inventory. 10% chance of rarer materials. 20% chance of salvaging upgrades. Requires 3 copper per use.

Cost per use: 3 Copper coin

— In-game description

The Copper-Fed Salvage-o-Matic is an infinite use Basic Salvage Kit purchased from the Gem Store. Instead of having a set amount of charges when purchased, it has infinite charges, but requires Copper coin per use. For comparison, a normal Basic Salvage Kit costs 88 Copper coin and comes with 25 uses, equating to 3.52 Copper coin per use. The first time it is used to salvage something, and every few times thereafter, it will talk in a golem-like voice.


Sold by[edit]

Vendor Area Zone Cost
Gem Store Gem Store 800 Gem

Contained in[edit]


  • If the chance to salvage an upgrade triggers, the upgrade is salvaged and those materials, mostly Lucent Mote are returned.
  • Compared to a Basic Salvage Kit bought for coin from a vendor at a cost of 88 Copper coin for 25 uses, a Copper-Fed Salvage-o-Matic saves 0.52 Copper coin per salvage.
    • Determining the number of salvages needed to "break even" compared to an equivalent number of uses of Basic Salvage Kits depends heavily on the gold-gem exchange rate at the time.
    • For a rough sense, divide the total gold cost of 800 gems (or a given sale price) by the savings of 0.52 Copper coin.
      • For example, at a price of 322 Gold coin 29 Silver coin for 800 gems, it would take about 6.29 million salvages to break even. This is equivalent to completing the Agent of Entropy achievement 31,450 times. (You only need to complete it 125 times to get all the achievement points.)
    • Given the long time for this item to pay for itself, the value proposition is in convenience rather than economics: Its infinite nature doesn't require visiting a vendor to restock, and, unlike consumable salvage kits, it never takes up more than a single inventory slot.


This is the only proper course.
We have completed the task at hand.
Threshold achieved.
Now I shall break you.
Power flow at 30%. Rerouting.
This is most remarkable.
Target destroyed.
Begin destruction protocol.
I was manufactured to the highest standards.


  • Originally the item was of Basic rarity and functioned exactly like a Basic Salvage Kit, however after the November 26, 2013 game update, the rarity was changed to Rare. Some users reported that they were getting more rare materials, even though the description remained unchanged.[1] The item's rarity was changed back to basic in a later update and there have been no further reports of anomalies.
  • The inventory icon for this item bears a strong resemblance to a slot machine.

Gem Store history[edit]

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