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Mission: The Power Source

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Faction FedRomKDF.png The Power Source
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Level:
50
Repeatable:
Daily
Cooldown Timer:
20h
Preceded by:
“Latest Findings”
Rewards
Expertise:
825 Expertise icon.png

In The Power Source, the player has to shut down a power source in Tholian-occupied volcanic caves under the Hwael Ruins.

The player must complete (or replay) this mission in order to gain access to the Underground Ruins, which is required in order to complete “Secrets of the Ancients”.

Synopsis[edit | edit source]

The player and their away team enters the Underground Ruins (as requested by D'Tan in “Latest Findings”) and studies geological instabilities, Dewan artifacts, and Tholian equipment. Eventually they reach the end and must shut down the ancient Dewan power plant before the Tholians inadvertently trigger another seismic event.

Outline[edit | edit source]

Mission Text[edit | edit source]

<Rank>, we've detected a power source under the Hwael Ruins.

The location is a series of lava tubes that lead to an underground volcano, but the energy readings are not geothermic in origin. We need to learn more, but the mineral content of the lava tubes is affecting our sensors, and a probe simply won't be able to do the kind of tests we need.

I know it's dangerous, but would you be willing to explore the area? You and your team will need to use environmental suits – the heat and pressure would be too much for anyone but a Tholian.

Goal[edit | edit source]

Investigate the Underground Ruins.

Objectives[edit | edit source]

  • Explore the Lava Tubes Under the Hwael Ruins
Underground Ruins
  • Read Mission Briefing
  • Scan Geological Instabilities (5/5)
  • Investigate Lava Tubes
  • Scan Mysterious Artifacts (3/3)
  • Shut Down the Power Plant
  • Prevent Power Plant from Overloading
  • Defeat the Tholian Captain

NPCs[edit | edit source]

Accolades[edit source]

There are no accolades specific to this mission.

Walkthrough

For a walkthrough of this mission, visit the Walkthrough page.

Map[edit | edit source]

A map of Underground Ruins. - Click to Enlarge.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • This mission was once only available to players who have completed Tier 4 of the Romulan Reputation System prior to the Agents of Yesterday Artifacts update.
  • Environmental Suits are required to complete this mission, both for the player as well as each member of their Away Team. For TOS Starfleet and Dominion captains, they will already have obtained a set of suits from missions “Tangled Webs” and “Tenebris Torquent” respectively. Veteran Starfleet, Klingon, and Romulan players can also claim faction-specific Environmental Suits at their respective homeworlds, or obtain a set from “Boldly They Rode” at the earliest.
  • The Power Source is a daily/repeatable mission which can be replayed by selecting in the New Romulus episode section, and has a 20 hour cooldown.
  • Preventing the powerstation for overloading will result in a bonus of romulan marks.
Faction Romulan Republic.png New Romulus Missions (Level 50)
Storyline Missions
“New Romulus Aid”“Staging Area”“Warehouse”“The Atlai”“Vastam Peaks”“Mountain Base”“Paehhos Crater”“Overgrown Caves”“Hwael Ruins”“The Power Source”
Daily Missions
“New Romulus: Isha Forest Epohh Collection”
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Reputation Cutscene Missions (Tier 1–5)
“Hidden Camera” (Tier I)“Secret Shuttle Codes” (Tier II)“Web Access” (Tier III)“Latest Findings” (Tier IV)“Secrets of the Ancients” (Tier V)
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“Research History of New Romulus”
Epohh Collection: “Research Tagged Epohhs”“Raise Epohh Pup”“Raise Epohh Moppet”“Raise Epohh Adult”
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