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The Stone Flower is an artifact found in S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Lost Alpha and all S.T.A.L.K.E.R. canon games.

Born in the Springboard anomaly. This artifact is found only in a few areas of the Zone. The bits of metallic compounds create a beautiful light play. It is very calming to study this artifact at night by the fire.
- Encyclopedia entry, v1.30013 - 1.4005

Born in the "Springboard" anomaly. It is a stone that is close in its characteristics to granites, with inclusions of metallic compounds that give a beautiful play of light. Stalkers say that viewing this artifact is remarkably reassuring, but in fact the artifact has a field that stabilizes the mental processes of the one holding it. Emits radiation.
- Encyclopedia entry, v1.4007


v1.30013 - 1.4005:
  • Despite the claims to the contrary in the Encyclopedia, this artifact is very widely distributed and easy to find, but progressively less so during version evolution.
  • Much less common.
  • Reworked property set.


v1.30013 - 1.4005:
  • The Agroprom is, however, no longer a prolific source for this artifact in the Lost Alpha, although Forest has them in abundance.
  • The Stone Flower is a key ingredient for the Artifact Merger synthesis of both the Bouquet and Flame artifacts.
  • Previous recipes not available unless by cheating.
  • The Stone Flower is now required in the synthesis of the Crystal artifact.


  • The canonical icon for the Stone Flower was changed after Shadow of Chernobyl and this 'new' icon has been used in Lost Alpha for the Cake artifact.