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Workbench Guide

Void Bastards Walkthrough and Guide by Dennis (Sanzano)
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Workbench Guide for Void Bastards

The Workbench is where you can craft new tool and parts, this guide will show you how to use the Workbench in Void Bastards. Each item that you craft has three upgrade levels available, these make the item more powerful and changes its name. Below is a list of what you can craft in the game along with what it does, the materials you need, and where you can find specific parts.


Listed below are all the weapons and their upgrades that are available in Void Bastards.

Material: Warp Sphere
Rifts target out of the world to be returned on demand.

Hyper Rifter
Materials: Magnetron, Lette Wheel
On return, spins target around and causes amnesia.

Cow Zapper
Materials: Lint Brush, Duct Tape
Stuns target. Super effective against mechanical foes.

Material: Med Blower
Silently fires toxic spikes. Doesn't alert enemies.

Herd Zapper
Materials: Laminator, Body Fluid
Herd Zapper arcs to 3 nearby targets.

Glow Spiker
Materials: Rad Shield, Drill
Glow Spiker doubles damage rate.

Hefty Regulator
Material: Metal Tube
Enforces regulation via a bullet.

Swift Regulator
Materials: Colon Irrigator, Whizz Rocks
Swiftly enforces regulations via a heavy bullet.

Materials: Chain, Pneum Tube
Legislator increases damage by 75%.

Materials: Body Fluid, Skin Tape
Charges up to fire a burst of polarised light. Passes through enemies and windows.

Materials: Body Fluid, Skin Tape
Charges up quickly to fire an intense burst of light. Passes through enemies and windows. Stronger than the Toaster.

Material : FTL Nozzle
Fires a shredding blast of 6 staples.

Senior Stapler
Materials: Spanner, Med Blower
Fires a shredding blast of 8 staples.

Head Stapler
Materials: Slag Melter, Metal Tube
Head Stapler decreases spread and increases damage by 50%.

Material: Magnetron
Brainwashes citizens into allies. Brainwashed citizens stay brainwashed until death.

Materials: Drill
Fires a hail of rivets. Rate of fire similar to a sub-machine gun.

Riveter Pro
Materials: Chain, Drill
Riveter Pro doubles damage and decreases kickback.

Materials: Pneum Tube
Launches a ball of explosive nebula gas.

Materials: Slop Cap, The Art of Warp
Uberlator doubles damage, halves reload time.

Materials: Ion Bru, Surgery 4 Dummies
Doubles toxin damage speed and total damage.

Materials: Poly Sheath, Distended Testicle
Virspiker doubles toxin damage speed and total damage.

Rad Spiker
Materials: Lumstik
Fires a spike that emit a radioactive cloud. Deals damage over time.


Below is a list of Hunters that you can craft. Hunters are upgrades that enable you to locate a certain type of ammunition or explosive that is housed in containers.

Rift Hunter
Materials: The Art of Warp, Kraut Kan
Rifter Nuclei can be found in FTL drives

Scram. Hunter
Materials: Poly Sheath, Warp Sphere
Scrambler Eggs can be recovered from Spooks.

Rad Hunter
Materials: Bio Scalpel, Pac Handbook
Rad spikes can be found in Pac Nuc bays.

Bomb Hunter
Materials: Recyc Sac, Lint Brush
Clusterflaks can be recovered from tourists.

Toast Hunter
Materials: The Art of Warp, Screwshifter
Toaster Juice can be found in Otori Warp modules.

Rivet Hunter
Materials: Slag Melter, Crowbar
Rivets can be recovered from bots and gunpoints.

Nebula Hunter
Materials: Bio Scalpel, Slop Can
Nebula Tubes can ocassionally be recovered from citizens.

Trap Hunter
Materials: Juve's Cookbook, Lumstik
Bushwhackers can be found in Krell Holds.

Explosive Hunter
Materials: WCG Policy, Magnifying Glass
Bangers can be found in WCG Tombs.

Zap Hunter
Materials: Wiring Diagram, Drill
Zap Charges can be found in generators.

Kitty Hunter
Materials: Robo Manual, Mouse Ball
Robo Kitties can be found in CNT client services.

Zec Hunter
Materials: Recyc Sac, Surgery 4 Dummies
Bouncer Goop can be recovered from Zecs.

Staple Hunter
Staples can be found in Xon Theatres.

Spike Hunter
Spikes can be found in Lux Suites.


The third slot in your loadout is filled with explosives. Below is a list of those that you can craft.

Door Manager
Material: Mouse Ball
Super fast door locking and unlocking.

Material: Buzz Box
Once armed, explodes when enemies move near it.

Material: Metal Tube, XTC Stim
Quickly arms, explodes for large damages when enemies move near it.

Material: Detonator
Releases a chained cluster of bombs. Don't get caught up in the blast.

Material: Handset, Whizz Rocks
Reduces arming time and triples damage of the Clusterflak.

Material: Control Collar
Distracting robotic cat that explodes when destroyed.

Material: Atomic Clock, Juve's Cookbook
Triples damage of the Fastwhacker.

Material: Compressor
It bounces, it rolls, it explodes and kills people.

Big Banger
Material: Pac Handbook, Cool Pops
Triples damage of the Banger.

Unstable Kitty
Material: Juve's Cookbook, Duct Tape
Unstable Kitty releases Clusterflak on death.


Once the equipment in this list has been crafted they become passive boons that do not need to be activated.

Padded Jacket
Material: Restraint Pad
Adds 200 to base health.

Materials: Kraut Kan, Nutri Tray
Adds 350 to base health.

Flak Vest
Materials: Kraut Kan, Nutri Tray
Adds 450 to base health.

Lead Carapace
Materials: Rad Shield, Nutri Tray
Adds 500 to base health.

Steel Carapace
Materials: Rad Shield, CNT Stamp
Adds 700 to base health.

Asbestos Jacket
Materials: Lint Brush, Colon Irrigator
Decreases fire damage by 50%.

Rad Cream
Materials: Water Based Lube, Magnifying Glass
Decreases radiation damage by 50%.

Qi Starter
Materials: Distended Testicle, Whizz Rocks
Provides two Heart Starters to revive from death.

Heart Starter
Materials: Surgery 4 Dummies, Control Collar
Provides a Heart Starter to revive from death.

Materials: Pneum Tube, Whizz Rocks
Increases oxigen supply by 33% more.

Air Freshener
Materials: Cool Pops, Ion Bru
Decreases garbage nausea time by 50%.

Material: Compressor
Decreases oil slip time by 50%.

Material: Compressor
Increases oxygen supply by 50%.

Colon Cleanser
Materials: Ion Bru, Compressor
Recover 50% more health each day.


The items that you can craft below offer miscellaneous useful bonuses.

Part Locater
Materials: Glow Bulb
Guides you to vessels containing parts needed to build a selected item.

Ammo Subsidy
Materials: Form T28B
Clients receive 50% more ammo in their care package.

Gunpoint MGR
Materials: Transit Regs
Authority to override Gunpoints.

V.P Gunpoints
Materials: Robo Manual, WCG Policy
Fast and cheap authority to override Gunpoints.

Merit Badge
Materials: Form T28B
10% chance of an instant free authorisation.

Merit Garter
Materials: Skin Tape, Wiring Diagram
Additional 10% chance of an instant free authorisation.

Travel Subsidy
Materials: Duct Tape
Clients receive 3 Fuel and 3 Food in their care packages.

Travel Rort
Materials: Kraut Kan, ID Card
Clients receive 4 Fuel and 4 Food in their care packages.

Secbot Manager
Materials: WCG Policy
Authority to override secbots.

V.P of Bots
Materials: Ink, Circular 983 AR
Faster and cheaper Secbot override authorisation.

Cargo Manager
Materials: Circular 983 AR, Transit Regs
Cheaper and faster locked container authorisation.

Term. Manager
Materials: Circular 983 AR, Tacputer
Faster and cheaper authorisation of additional terminal authority.

Materials: Spanner, Latex Seal
5% chance of scavenging bonus junk from containers.

Materials: Spanner, Crowbar
Better bonus junk.

Materials: Screwshifter, Detonator
Even better bonus junk.

Materials: Bio Scalpel, Screwshifter
The best bonus junk.

Where to Find Parts

Check the indicated starship or space station below to find the corresponding part needed to craft the items in the lists above.

Xon Ambulance, WCG Therapy Brig, Krell Fuel tank, Krell Freighter, Otori Warp Craft, Lux Cruise Ship, Lux Casino Barge

Restraint Pad
WCG Therapy Brig

Transit Regs
CNT License Boat

Pac Minelayer

Warp Sphere
Otori Warp Craft

Skin Tape
CNT Tax Boat

Surgery 4 Dummies
Xon Ambulance

Duct Tape
WCG Prowler

Pac Minelayer

Pneum Tube
Pac Minelayer

ID Card
Pac Buzz Frigate

Magnifying Glass
WCG Prowler

Buzz Box
Pac Buzz Frigate

Wiring Diagram
Lux Cruise Ship

Nutri Tray
Lux Cruise Ship

Circular 983 AR
CNT Records Boat

Whizz Rocks
Lux Casino Barge

Ion Bru
Xon Organ Wagon

Kraut Kan
Pac Minelayer

Form T28B
WCG Therapy Brig, WCG Prowler

Mouse Ball
CNT Records Boat, CNT Tax Boat

Control Collar
Otori Pet Carrier, Xon Ambulance

Lint Brush
Pac Minelayer, Pac Buzz Frigate, WCG Prowler

Check out our Starships and Spacestations Guide if you need help finding any of the materials.

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