If your Mineral Resources War Asset score is 100, please contribute here

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3 years ago#1
Quick preface: I realize that in the grand total of acquirable War Assets, 100 points isn't all that significant, but this is still bugging me.

My imported ME2 save had the following resources:

Element Zero: 110k
Iridium: 275k
Platinum: 179k
Palladium: 225k

My War Asset score for Mineral Resources was only "mid-grade" -- 25 points.

Notes/Other Possible Factors:

All of my minerals are from scanning and/or missions; I have no DLC whatsoever, however, I did start off with a small boost from importing a ME1 character with a completed mineral sidequest.

All upgrades and research projects have been acquired and completed except for the Med-Bay project -- in other words, I did not skimp on spending minerals to inflate my reserves.

I still have a few planets left that could be mined for resources though. Perhaps the importer runs a check on how many probes you've launched or how many planets you have reduced to Poor/Depleted?
3 years ago#2
Going to load up my ME2 save and acquire some additional minerals through scanning. I'll report what happens when I have the results.
3 years ago#3
I wonder if it also takes the ME 1 minerals into consideration? After all, the matriarch writings are carried over, so...
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3 years ago#4
I have 100 on one of my characters, IIRC I had over 200k of each as well as all the minerals from the first game as well. I can get more accurate numbers later after I'm out of work.
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3 years ago#5
190k Paladium
280k Iridium
200k Platinum
75k Eezo

Comparing my numbers to your own, I would say that doing the collection missions in Mass Effect 1 probably had something to do with it.
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3 years ago#6
I abused the Shadow Brokers base in Mass Effect 2 and I acquired a little over 200,000 for each resource with element zero being 150,000. That gave me the mineral resources war asset of 100.
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3 years ago#7
The Shalashaska posted...
190k Paladium
280k Iridium
200k Platinum
75k Eezo

Comparing my numbers to your own, I would say that doing the collection missions in Mass Effect 1 probably had something to do with it.


About the same here, but i'm fairly certain you only need 200k of the normal elements. Seen some people with a million...
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3 years ago#8
Element Zero: 71k
Iridium: 460k
Platinum: 287k
Palladium: 348k
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3 years ago#9
Maybe it's not surplus ( what we have left at the end of the game ) but accumulated total?
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3 years ago#10
Maybe it's not what we have at the end of the game but accumulates total?
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