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Secret of the Depths Oceanic Station Bathyscaphe Production Center Bathyscaphe Design Preparing to Dive Test Pool Enceladus Bridge Secret of the Oceanic Trench Record Depths Oceanic Trench




"Explore Megapolis's deepest point: the ocean trench. Get there first and you'll earn a reward!"

Oceanic Trench is a Timed Quest in which the player has 192 hours to build and upgrade a total of 7 new fixed structures with assets leading to exclusive rewards. It was released as part of an update on August 21, 2015.[1] This quest introduces a new expansion zone named Archipelago.

If someone completes the quest steps after the timer run outs, they still get Experience sm, Coin sm and asset rewards. Although they don't receive the Rain Hotel and Challenger Bathyscaphe.

"Megapolis's scientists have found a mysterious trench in the ocean. According to the oceanologists, it could be the deepest trench on the planet!"
"The residents are asking the mayor to: explore the trench in the ocean"
"Start researching the oceanic trench — build the Oceanic Station, the Sea Zoo, the Coral Lighthouse and the Bathyscaphe Production Center. Be the first to explore the deepest point in Megapolis and get a reward!"

Requirements


Oceanic Trench Background


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Stage 1 - Secret of the Depths

Unbelievable find in Megapolis! Scientists have found a mysterious oceanic trench. According to oceanologists, it could be the deepest point on the planet. Start researching the mysterious trench!

Tasks:

Build the Inlet Tunnel Junction and Underwater Tunnel to unlock a new area and start researching a mysterious oceanic trench.
Inlet Tunnel Junction (Entrance) L1 Build the entrance to the Inlet Tunnel Junction
Costs: 50,000 Coin sm or 3 Megabucks sm
Gives: 700 Experience sm and 400 Population Limits cap increase on purchase
Costs:
05 x Air Extractor Asset Air Extractor
05 x Concrete Mixer Asset Concrete Mixer
05 x Scaffolding Cover Asset Scaffolding Cover
Gives: 1,000 Experience sm and 500 Population Limits cap increase upon completion and access to build connected Underwater Tunnel Sections
Underwater Tunnel Sections L1 Build the Underwater Tunnel
Costs:
03 x Concrete Rings Asset Concrete Rings each
02 x Glass Asset Glass each
Gives: 500 Experience sm upon completion
Inlet Tunnel Junction (Exit) L1 Build the exit of the Inlet Tunnel Junction
Requires: Completion of connected Underwater Tunnel Sections
Costs: 135,000 Coin sm or 3 Megabucks sm
Gives: 1,600 Experience sm on purchase
Costs:
05 x Bridge Truss Asset Bridge Truss
10 x Iron Beams Asset Iron Beams
05 x Span Superstructures Asset Span Superstructures
10 x Surveillance Systems Asset Surveillance Systems
05 x Warning Signs Asset Warning Signs
Gives: 2,600 Experience sm upon completion and access to Archipelago expansion zone

Rewards:

Great job! You've unlocked a new area — the Archipelago. Hurry and start exploring the deep-sea trench. There are interesting things to discover!

Stage 2 - Oceanic Station

To research the mysterious trench, you'll need the Oceanic Station.

Tasks:

Build the Oceanic Station to research the deepest trench in Megapolis. Before starting your research, perform a biochemical analysis of the water.
Oceanic Station Construction Lay the Oceanic Station Foundation
Costs: 1,200,000 Coin sm or 3 Megabucks sm, 42 Power sm and 2 Water sm
Gives: 200 Experience sm and 500 Population Limits cap increase
Oceanic Station L1 Build the Oceanic Station
Costs:
08 x Filters Asset Filters
12 x Iron Beams Asset Iron Beams (10 from Stage 1 above)
10 x Piles Asset Piles
01 x Standard Diagram Asset Standard Diagram
Gives: 350 Experience sm and 800 Population Limits cap increase upon completion access to Biochemical Water Analysis contract at the Oceanic Station
Contract Biochemical Water Analysis Accept the Biochemical Water Analysis contract
Requires: Oceanic Station
Costs: 250 Coin sm and 15 minutes
Gives: 1,100 Coin sm and 12 Experience sm upon completion

Rewards:

Task complete! Tell your friends about the amazing research you're doing in the ocean!

Stage 3 - Bathyscaphe Production Center

A bathyscaphe is an underwater vehicle for studying the ocean at high depths.

Tasks:

Build the Bathyscaphe Production Center to design the safest bathyscaphe in Megapolis!
Bathyscaphe Production Center Construction Lay the Bathyscaphe Production Center Foundation
Costs: 1,100,000 Coin sm or 3 Megabucks sm, 15 Power sm and 3 Water sm
Gives: 450 Experience sm and 5,000 Population Limits cap increase
Bathyscaphe Production Center L1 Build the Bathyscaphe Production Center Frame
Costs:
10 x Air Purifiers Asset Air Purifiers (from Stage 2 above)
12 x Glass Asset Glass
18 x Rebar Asset Rebar
01 x Standard Diagram Asset Standard Diagram
Gives: 910 Experience sm and 13,000 Population Limits cap increase upon completion
Bathyscaphe Production Center L2 Build the Bathyscaphe Production Center
Costs:
10 x Alarm System Asset Alarm System
14 x Concrete Slabs Asset Concrete Slabs
16 x Metal Detector Asset Metal Detector
01 x Standard Diagram Asset Standard Diagram
Gives: 1,350 Experience sm and 21,000 Population Limits cap increase upon completion access to Underwater Equipment Design contract at the Oceanic Station

Rewards:

Great work! But don't rest on your laurels — keep building!

Stage 4 - Bathyscaphe Design

With a water pressure a thousand times stronger than that at sea level, diving to the bottom of the trench is dangerous. We need to design a very safe bathyscaphe!

Tasks:

Build a Hydroacoustic Module. You'll need it to measure the depth of the oceanic trench.
Oceanic Station L2 Build the Hydroacoustic Module in the Oceanic Station
Costs:
02 x Assembly Diagram Asset Assembly Diagram
15 x Glass Asset Glass
17 x Water Pumps Asset Water Pumps
18 x Water Softeners Asset Water Softeners (10 from Stage 3 above)
Gives: 550 Experience sm and 1,100 Population Limits cap increase upon completion and access to Diving Plan Development and Measuring Trench Depth contracts at the Oceanic Station
Contract Underwater Equipment Design Accept the Underwater Equipment Design contract
Requires: Bathyscaphe Production Center
Costs: 850 Coin sm and 30 minutes
Gives: 3,700 Coin sm and 39 Experience sm upon completion

Rewards:

Wonderful! You've designed a durable and safe bathyscaphe. Be sure to tell your friends!

Stage 5 - Preparing to Dive

Build the Coral Lighthouse. We can't get by without a lighthouse in a place with such a treacherous sea floor.

Tasks:

Develop a plan to dive to the bottom of the trench and build the Coral Lighthouse.
Coral Lighthouse Construction Lay the Coral Lighthouse Foundation
Costs: 900,000 Coin sm or 3 Megabucks sm, 17 Power sm and 1 Water sm
Gives: 720 Experience sm and 10,000 Population Limits cap increase
Coral Lighthouse L1 Build the Coral Lighthouse
Costs:
12 x Bracket Asset Bracket
01 x Standard Diagram Asset Standard Diagram
10 x Voltage Regulator Asset Voltage Regulator (from Stage 4 above)
08 x Welding Machine Asset Welding Machine
Gives: 1,270 Experience sm and 20,000 Population Limits cap increase upon completion access to Researching the Oceanic Trench contract at the Oceanic Station
Contract Diving Plan Development Complete the Diving Plan Development contract
Requires: Oceanic Station: Hydroacoustic Module
Costs: 2,000 Coin sm and 1 hour
Gives: 8,700 Coin sm and 88 Experience sm upon completion

Rewards:

You took care of this task and you receive the Rain Hotel as a reward. Check your Storehouse!
  • 330 Experience sm
  • 2,200 Coin sm
  • 10 x Paint Asset Paint
  • Rain Hotel
Rain Hotel Rain Hotel
Requires:
  • 2x2 Plot
  • 44 Power sm and 47 Water sm
Gives:
  • 3,200 Experience sm and 56,600 Population Limits cap increase
  • 4,900 Coin sm and 120 Experience sm every 8 hours
    Coins per Minute: 10.21 Coin sm
    XP per Minute: 0.25 Experience sm
  • Can be sold for 700,000 Coin sm

Stage 6 - Test Pool

Ask your friends to help you measure the depth of the sea trench!

Tasks:

Invite your friends to help measure the depth of the sea trench. Build a Test Pool in the Bathyscaphe Production Center to improve your bathyscaphe.
Bathyscaphe Production Center L3 Build the Bathyscaphe Production Center: Test Pool
Costs:
15 x Asphalt Asset Asphalt
02 x Assembly Diagram Asset Assembly Diagram
14 x Mirrors Asset Mirrors
11 x Paint Asset Paint (10 from Stage 5 above)
15 x Turnstiles Asset Turnstiles
Gives: 1,820 Experience sm and 29,000 Population Limits cap increase upon completion
Contract Measuring Trench Depth Accept the Measuring Trench Depth contract
Requires: Oceanic Station: Hydroacoustic Module
Costs: 8,200 Coin sm and 4 hours
Gives: 35,600 Coin sm and 340 Experience sm upon completion

Rewards:

You took care of this task! The oceanic trench is 11,000 meters deep. It's the deepest point on the planet!

Stage 7 - Enceladus Bridge

The Enceladus Bridge is a true masterpiece of architecture. It connects the Oceanic Station with the Archipelago.

Tasks:

Start a full-scale development of the Archipelago — build residential buildings and the Enceladus Bridge.
Enceladus Bridge Construction Lay the Enceladus Bridge Foundation
Costs: 550,000 Coin sm or 3 Megabucks sm, 40 Power sm and 6 Water sm
Gives: 2,000 Experience sm and 3,000 Population Limits cap increase
Enceladus Bridge L1 Build the Enceladus Bridge
Costs:
10 x Anchor Bolts Asset Anchor Bolts
15 x Bridge Truss Asset Bridge Truss
10 x Span Superstructures Asset Span Superstructures
01 x Standard Diagram Asset Standard Diagram
12 x Steel Cables Asset Steel Cables
13 x Supports Asset Supports (from Stage 6 above)
Gives: 2,700 Experience sm and 4,000 Population Limits cap increase upon completion

Rewards:

Great work! You receive experience as a reward.
  • 480 Experience sm
  • 3,500 Coin sm
  • 10 x LEDs Asset LEDs

Stage 8 - Secret of the Oceanic Trench

Scientists suspect that marine flora and fauna previously unknown to science might be waiting at the bottom of the mysterious trench. Build the Sea Zoo to show these incredible creatures to the whole world!

Tasks:

Build the Sea Zoo and head out on an expedition. There are lots of interesting things to find at the bottom of the trench!
Sea Zoo Construction Lay the Sea Zoo Foundation
Costs: 1,150,000 Coin sm or 3 Megabucks sm, 14 Power sm and 3 Water sm
Gives: 960 Experience sm and 16,400 Population Limits cap increase
Sea Zoo L1 Build the Sea Zoo
Costs:
17 x Cement Asset Cement
12 x LEDs Asset LEDs (10 from Stage 7 above)
11 x Plastic Seat Asset Plastic Seat
01 x Standard Diagram Asset Standard Diagram
Gives: 1,560 Experience sm and 25,400 Population Limits cap increase upon completion
Contract Researching the Oceanic Trench Accept the Researching the Oceanic Trench contract
Requires: Coral Lighthouse
Costs: 13,100 Coin sm and 6 hours
Gives: 57,000 Coin sm and 530 Experience sm upon completion

Rewards:

Perfect! During the expedition, the research group discovered marine flora and fauna previously unknown to science. It's a good thing you have somewhere to settle these incredible creatures!

Stage 9 - Record Depths

Build an Ocean Physics Laboratory to design a next-generation bathyscaphe so you can dive down to a record-breaking depth. Complete these tasks and you'll get a wonderful reward!

Tasks:

Build an Ocean Physics Laboratory. Ask your friends to help you design a next-generation bathyscaphe so you can dive down to a record-breaking depth.
Oceanic Station L3 Build the Ocean Physics Laboratory
Costs:
17 x Communication Wires Asset Communication Wires
15 x Concrete Mixer Asset Concrete Mixer
03 x Engineering Diagram Asset Engineering Diagram
13 x Lifebuoy Asset Lifebuoy
11 x Maintenance Ladder Asset Maintenance Ladder (10 from Stage 8 above)
14 x Pipes Asset Pipes
Gives: 800 Experience sm and 1,600 Population Limits cap increase upon completion access to Next-Generation Bathyscaphe Development contract at the Oceanic Station
Contract Next-Generation Bathyscaphe Development Accept the Next-Generation Bathyscaphe Development contract
Requires: Oceanic Station: Ocean Physics Laboratory
Costs: 24,150 Coin sm and 10 hours
Gives: 105,000 Coin sm and 1,000 Experience sm upon completion

Rewards:

Congratulations! You uncovered the secret of the mysterious trench in the ocean! Be sure to tell your friends.
  • 670 Experience sm
  • 5,000 Coin sm
  • Challenger Bathyscaphe


Reward - Oceanic Trench

Challenger Bathyscaphe Challenger Bathyscaphe
Requires:
  • Fixed Plot
Gives:
  • 87,000 Population Limits cap increase
  • 11,000 Coin sm and 260 Experience sm every 12 hours
    Coins per Minute: 15.28 Coin sm
    XP per Minute: 0.36 Experience sm
  • Access to Setting Deep-Sea Diving Record contract at the Oceanic Station


Achievement after Building the Challenger Bathyscaphe

Achievement Oceanic Trench Trailblazer "You designed the Challenger Bathyscaphe and earned a new title: Oceanic Trench Trailblazer. Want to tell your friends?"
  • Experience sm
  • 30,000 Coin sm
  • Megabucks sm

Trivia

  • Social Quantum's internal name for this quest is "Впадина в океане" which translates to "The depression in the ocean".
  • Social Quantum's ID for this quest is 10075690.

References

  1. SQ Forum: Update 08.21.2015

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