Aesthetic nose

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Aesthetic nose

Aesthetic nose

The nose is shaped to the user's desired form, matching prevalent beauty standards and enhancing physical impressions.

Base Stats

Medical ItemsBody Parts
Market Value
585 Silver.png


Crafted At
Component assembly bench.png
Required Research
Flesh shaping
Skill Required
Crafting 8
Work To Make
26,000 ticks (7.22 mins)
Resources to make
Plasteel.png 10 + Advanced component.png 2
Advanced, ImplantEmpireCommon
Bionic, ImplantEmpireCommon

The Aesthetic Nose gives a pawn that's been implanted with it a bonus of +1 to beauty, corresponding to +20 opinion from other colonists.


Aesthetic noses can be made at the fabrication bench, after the flesh shaping research is completed. This research requires the flesh shaping techprint to unlock. Crafting the part requires Plasteel 10 plasteel, Advanced component 2 advanced components and 26,000 ticks (7.22 mins) of work. They require a crafting skill of 8.

The required techprint can be obtained either by trade or completing quests for the Empire. The part itself can be obtained by trade, quests or found on raiders and visitors.


Summary stuff goes here


Installing the part requires 2,500 ticks (41.67 secs) of work, ?x medicine of ?? quality or better, and a Medical skill of 5.

Removing the part requires 2,500 ticks (41.67 secs) of work, 1x medicine of ?? quality or better, and a Medical skill of 5.

If the operation fails, the part has a chance[What Chance?] to be destroyed.


The aesthetic nose both improves the beauty of the pawn and replaces a missing nose. Thus, it is useful for social harmony by keeping opinions high, both by the +20 of having +1 beauty but also by avoiding the "disfigured" opinion penalty a missing nose creates. This bonus and removal of a malus can be also help couple up a particular pawn or keep an existing couple together and happy by increasing their opinion of each other.

The gastro-analyzer and aesthetic nose cannot be installed on the same pawn.

Gastro-analyzer is an implant INTO the nose, while aesthetic nose REPLACES the nose. You can't install a gastro analyzer into a aesthetic nose; it's one or the other.

— Tynan Sylvester,  "Cannot replace destroyed gastro-analyzer" on Ludeon forums.

This is the only part incompatibility meaning, besides wealth, there is no reason not to install this part on non-cooking pawns. However its small effect also make doing so a low priority.

There are conflicting reports that beauty improves trade prices, but these are currently unconfirmed.