Human slaves mine for illudium in the Kilrathi mines.

Illudium is a radioactive ore that can be found on some planets.

Illudium mines can be found in the Kilrathi Empire, manned by slaves.

A view of the mines can be seen in the game over screen of Wing Commander I Secret Missions 1.

It is the main element of the PEW 36 payload used in several missiles of the Terran Confederation.[1]

Behind the scenesEdit

Illudium is a fictional element from the Marvin the Martian cartoons, who mentions the "Illudium Q-36 Explosive Space Modulator".

Illudium is also referenced in the video game System Shock (also by Origin), in the form of the Illudium-Cadmium Battery

See also Illudium in Star Wars.


  1. Wing Commander I, Blueprints
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