|Carbonera class Asteroid Base|
|5E, Omicron Beta|
Ruiz Base was established by the Outcasts somewhere between 300 and 400 A.S., but records from that period have largely been lost. The asteroid and most of the surrounding fragments orbit Planet Elysium slowly, suggesting that Elysium itself is the gravitational heart of this region of space. Scattered pockets of common minerals have been found among the asteroid fields, which allowed the Outcasts to build a greater number of ships as early as 500 A.S.
In more recent times, Ruiz has become an important defensive outpost, repelling frequent Gas Miners Guild (GMG) incursions.