::::::::[[Research#Nanobot Production|'''Nanobot Production''']] is unlocked after destroying the fifth planet. Nanobots can be produced by Scientists.
::::::::After researching '''[[Quantum Robotics]]''' at the '''[[Dark Matter Institute]]''', the player has a 0.1% chance to produce a Nanobot on tap. Dark Matter Institute also has the '''Dark Engineering''' technology, which increases Nanobot strength by 25%.
::::::::After [[Atreria]], all planets have [[Planets#Nanobot Resistance|'''Nanobot resistance''']], which reduces Nanobot strength. Nanobot strength is not influenced by added [[Infectivity|infectivity bonus]].