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Has a 3% chance per rank of dropping the resource you have just gathered.
This perk has an increased chance to activate on level 20 items.
Release date 14 March 2016 (Update)
Gizmo type Tool
Maximum rank 5

Butterfingers is an Invention perk that has a chance to automatically drop resources that the player gathers to the ground. It can be created in tool gizmos.

When it activates for an item that can be dropped, the item is dropped under the player and the following message appears: Your butterfingers perk causes you to drop your items. If the item is destroyed when dropped, the item is destroyed and the following message is displayed: Your butterfingers perk causes you to throw the items away.

Drop chance
Rank Chance (level 20)
1 3% (3.3%)
2 6% (6.6%)
3 9% (9.9%)
4 12% (13.2%)
5 15% (16.5%)


MaterialRarityPerk ranks with X materials
Dextrous components.png
Dextrous componentsUncommon01–21–21–31–5
Tensile parts.png
Tensile partsCommon01–21–21–31–4
Heavy components.png
Heavy componentsUncommon11–21–41–51–5
Delicate parts.png
Delicate partsCommon01–21–21–31–4
Padded parts.png
Padded partsCommon011–21–31–4