Dark Matter is the first of the matters added by Equivalent Exchange and is equivalent to 17 Diamonds. It can make tools such as the Dark Matter Pickaxe, Dark Matter Shovel and Dark Matter Hammer. It can be upgraded to Red Matter by crafting it with Aeternalis Fuel. Dark Matter is the second highest tier of items in Equivalent Exchange. Dark Matter can be used in the upgrades of certain items, such as an Antimatter Relay or Energy Collector. Various rings require it as a crafting ingredient, such as the Zero Ring, the Ring of Ignition, the Swiftwolf's Rending Gale, and others. It can be used to create a Dark Matter Furnace which is inferior only to the Red Matter Furnace and a fully overclocked (16) electric furnace.
Upgrade a MK 1 Energy Collector MK 2
Upgrade a MK 1 Antimatter Relay MK 2