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Lantern - Cropped.jpg
Type: Light Sources
Weight: 3.08 lbs (at half-full)

To light your lantern, make sure it has fuel in it. Equip it. Then press and hold the left mouse button. It can also be set down by right clicking, selecting the location, and left clicking to place it.


  • When salvaging the lantern, you will acquire 1 Scrap Metal and the remaining Lantern Fuel that resides within it. So, don't be afraid to harvest those extra lanterns that you find!

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