One of the most valuable and sought after resources in rust, sulfur is useful to almost all players (with the exception of freshspawns) due to it being required to craft gunpowder, a resource necessary to create ammo as well as any explosive. It can be found in its ore form in sulfur nodes, identifiable by their distinct yellow colouring. This then needs to be smelted in a furnace in order to obtain its purified form seen here.

  1. Recycled from
  2. Smelting
  3. Ingredient for
  4. Mixing
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Item Category Amount Chance
Incendiary Pistol Bullet Incendiary Pistol Bullet Ammunition 1 100 %
Explosive 5.56 Rifle Ammo Explosive 5.56 Rifle Ammo Ammunition 2–3 100 %
Incendiary 5.56 Rifle Ammo Incendiary 5.56 Rifle Ammo Ammunition 1–2 100 %
12 Gauge Incendiary Shell 12 Gauge Incendiary Shell Ammunition 4–6 100 %
Explosives Explosives Resources 4–6 100 %
Gun Powder Gun Powder Resources 1–2 100 %
Furnace Process Time
Large Furnace Large Furnace Sulfur OreWoodfuel×0.17>Sulfur 0.33 sec
Furnace Furnace Sulfur OreWoodfuel×0.83>Sulfur 1.67 sec
Electric Furnace Electric Furnace Sulfur Ore>Sulfur 1 sec
Product Recipe Ingredients Total Time BP Required Workbench
Gun Powder×10 Gun Powder Sulfur×10Charcoal×10Sulfur×10Charcoal×10 Sulfur×20Charcoal×20 1 sec - Mixing Table
Explosives Explosives Gun Powder×50Low Grade Fuel×3Sulfur×10Metal Fragments×10 Sulfur×110Charcoal×100Cloth×0.75Animal Fat×2.25Metal Fragments×10 4 sec Yes Mixing Table
Pistol Bullet×4 Pistol Bullet Gun Powder×5Metal Fragments×10 Sulfur×40Charcoal×40Metal Fragments×10 1 sec Yes Mixing Table
5.56 Rifle Ammo×3 5.56 Rifle Ammo Gun Powder×5Metal Fragments×5Metal Fragments×5 Sulfur×30Charcoal×30Metal Fragments×10 1 sec Yes Mixing Table
HV Pistol Ammo×4 HV Pistol Ammo Gun Powder×5Gun Powder×5Metal Fragments×10 Sulfur×80Charcoal×80Metal Fragments×10 3 sec Yes Mixing Table
HV 5.56 Rifle Ammo×3 HV 5.56 Rifle Ammo Gun Powder×5Gun Powder×5Metal Fragments×5Metal Fragments×5 Sulfur×60Charcoal×60Metal Fragments×10 3 sec Yes Mixing Table
Incendiary Pistol Bullet×3 Incendiary Pistol Bullet Gun Powder×10Metal Fragments×10Sulfur×5 Sulfur×65Charcoal×60Metal Fragments×10 3 sec Yes Mixing Table
Incendiary 5.56 Rifle Ammo×2 Incendiary 5.56 Rifle Ammo Gun Powder×10Metal Fragments×5Metal Fragments×5Sulfur×5 Sulfur×45Charcoal×40Metal Fragments×10 3 sec Yes Mixing Table

Cr1speeCr3m3 73 pts. 3 years ago

Since mining sulfur nodes give the least amount of ore than any other node, the resource is extremely rare in high quantities. It is highly sought after by those who have obtained and researched end game items such as C4, rockets, explosives, etc. It is best to store these resources deep within your base, rather than a quick dropbox lootroom. So that if raiders fail to reach the main loot room, they cannot use your own sulfur to create more explosives, and therefore use your own sulfur against you.

Johnny Boy 1 pts. 3 years ago

the largest deposits of sulfur will always be found, in the cold high on mountains.
Identifier -1581843485
Stack Size ×1,000
Despawn time 40 min