Cobalt Control Rod


Damage Damage


Impact Impact


Attack Speed Attack Speed


Single Rigged Proficiency Scaling


Energy Gain Energy Gain


Elemental Damage

0 Crush Damage 19

Slash Damage

0 Thrust Damage 18

Cobalt Control Rod is a Weapon in The Surge.


Cobalt Control Rod Information

β€œAn experimental design that surrounds a high-energy remote communicator with hardened cobalt, the Cobalt Control Rod is the next step in CREO's development of human-centric industrial protocols. Maintaining accurate proprioceptive inputs at a range of several hundred meters, the rod is designed to allow authorized foremen and supervisors to take control of nearby machinery in case of emergency.”



Cobalt Control Rod Location/ Where to find

  • Free (but exclusive) DLC for the PS4, it will be granted once you start the game.
  • Go here for the link to the Sony store to get the DLC.


Cobalt Control Rod Notes & Tips

  • Identical damage stats to the Reinforced Pipe, but it has higher proficiency scaling and lower energy gain.




Cobalt Control Rod Upgrade Table


 Upgrade Cost


Prof 10 Damage

Prof 20 Damage

Mk. I 741 9 28    
Mk. II  6,835 9 36    
Mk. III 11.353 9 44    
Mk. IV 16.328 9 53    
Mk. V 26,850 3      


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