Archaeology is a gathering crew skill. It is the study of crystal formations and archaeological finds. Crystal formations contain crystals that an artificer can use to construct lightsaber modifications and armor for Force users. Archaeological finds contain artifact fragments of Force-imbued technology. These valuable items contain ancient formulas and algorithms used in the crafting skills artifice and synthweaving. Archaeologists can send their companions on missions to gather resources.
The following types of materials can be obtained through archaeology.