RUST Power Minute: Small, Medium, Large Battery

A RUST Power Minute: Small, Medium, Large Battery

This quick RUST guide video, RUST Power Minute: Small, Medium, Large Battery, is brought to you by our partners Malonik & Gal.

In this video series, they take on the challenge of introducing, explaining, and showing you how individual components are used in the RUST electrical and water systems, within 60 seconds.

This episode they charrrrrge into the Small, Medium, and Large Rechargeable Battery components, which are all used to store energy and serve as an energy source for electrical systems.

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Video Transcript

What’s up rusty lads and ladies, my name’s Gal. Welcome to the RUST Power Minute, where I have 60 seconds to teach you everything you need to know about a given RUST component. Coming at you every day until we’re done.


We’ve seen all the power sources, but before we get to components, there’s one more stop. That’s in battery town. Coming in three flavors, small, medium, and of course, your mum’s favorite: large.


They can be found in a variety of crates, with the large being only available in elite. Medium’s the only one you can buy at Outpost, so that’s the size you’re most likely to handle.


Batteries hold a finite charge from any source of power. It’s measured in a proprietary value called RWM, Rust Watt Minutes. This gets a bit rough, so hold onto your pants.


RUST Watt Minute represents the amount of electrical charge held by a battery in contrast to the discharge contrast of a battery. RWM will decline roughly one full discharge of the battery per minute.


The small battery has a 150 RWM, and an output of 10. So bolts the walls at maximum output the small battery will last about 15 minutes. You can do the math yourself when you’re figuring out a circuit, or you can just plug it in. The battery tells you, right there.


You can mitigate drainage by having power flow in from the source. Big note, batteries lose 20% of the power transferred to them, but they make up for that by being able to intake up to four times the output volume. And while batteries can charge other batteries, just remember you’re getting taxed 20% each time, so just consider running another line.


And that’s that, we’re moving onto components next and whereby popular demand, we’ll be addressing the splitter, little pieces of shit. Use the comments if there’s something, in particular, you want to see. And ding the notification bell if you want to be told when another video drops.


If you’re enjoying the content let us know, and if you’re not, also let us know I guess. I mean it’s unipolar meaning right, so he’s personally… I’m a bit worried about saturation, maybe we should make these video an every other day thing.

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About Digital Ghost

Dg is the founder and co-owner of Corrosion Hour, a niche gaming community established in 2016 focusing on the survival game RUST. He is an active and contributing member of numerous other RUST communities. As a community leader and server owner for over 15 years, he spends much of his time researching and writing guides about survival games, covering topics such as server administration, game mechanics, and community growth.

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