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Quest Energy from Storms
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Quest Hunting for Lightning
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Quest Lightning Catcher
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Quest Nikola Tesla's Heritage
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Quest Health & Safety
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Quest Important Data
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Quest Artificial Lightning
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Quest Ball Lightning Generator
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Quest Protection from Lightning
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Quest Storm Energy Center
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Quest Storm Season
Energy from StormsHunting for LightningLightning CatcherNikola Tesla's HeritageHealth & SafetyImportant DataArtificial LightningBall Lightning GeneratorProtection from LightningStorm Energy CenterStorm Season




"It's storm season in Las Megas! Research this unusual phenomenon and find out how to make use of the storms, provide the city with extra energy and put on a real lightning show!"

Storm Season is a Las Megas Timed Quest in which the player has 192 hours to build and upgrade a total of 4 new fixed structures with assets leading to exclusive rewards. It was released as part of an update on July 31, 2015.[1]

"It's storm season in Las Megas! This rare natural phenomenon isn't just a beautiful sight – it's a source of energy too!"
"The residents beg the mayor: use the energy of the storm"
"Start researching and find out how to make use of the storms, provide the city with extra energy and put on a real lightning show!"

Requirements


Storm Season Background


Tips

This timed quest requires 497 Megabucks sm (for assets, if purchased) and 7,140,280 Coin sm (for contracts, diagrams, buildings and foundation purchases) in total.

Stage 1 - Energy from Storms

It's storm season in Las Megas. This rare natural phenomenon isn't just a beautiful sight – it's a source of energy too!

Tasks:

Go to Las Megas to start using the energy of the storms.
Visit Las Megas 5 Go to Las Megas

Rewards:

Great start! Hurry and start researching to find a way to capture lightning and use its energy for the good of the city.
  • 150 Experience sm
  • 500 Coin sm

Stage 2 - Hunting for Lightning

To use the energy of the storm, you must build a Lightning Catcher.

Tasks:

Start building the Lightning Catcher to catch lightning strikes and transform them into electricity for Las Megas.
Lightning Catcher Construction Buy a Lightning Catcher Foundation
Costs: 556,000 Coin sm or 5 Megabucks sm, 10 Power sm and 10 Water sm
Gives: 100 Experience sm and 10,000 Population Limits cap increase

Rewards:

Wonderful! You get building materials as a reward. They're in your Storehouse.

Stage 3 - Lightning Catcher

A single powerful storm releases a shocking amount of energy!

Tasks:

Build the Lightning Catcher and an Institute of Anomalous Aerospace Events.
Lightning Catcher L1 Build the Lightning Catcher
Costs:
05 x Safety Goggles Asset Safety Goggles
05 x Weather Radar Asset Weather Radar (from Stage 2 above)
Gives: 150 Experience sm and 15,000 Population Limits cap increase upon completion and access to Lightning Catcher Test Run contract at the Lightning Catcher
Institute of Anomalous Aerospace Events Buy a Institute of Anomalous Aerospace Events
Costs: 1,268,000 Coin sm or 2 Megabucks sm, 41 Power sm and 31 Water sm
Gives: 2,200 Experience sm and 32,000 Population Limits cap increase upon completion, then 2,400 Coin sm and 40 Experience sm every 6 hours and access to "Staying Safe from Lightning" Lecture contract at the Lightning Catcher

Rewards:

You did a great job on this task! Now it's time to test run your Lightning Catcher!
  • 280 Experience sm
  • 1,500 Coin sm

Stage 4 - Nikola Tesla's Heritage

Nikola Tesla was considered a true expert on lightning. Start studying his work and carry out a range of experiments. You're going to need a Tesla Museum and a Lightning Physics Laboratory.

Tasks:

Complete a test run of the Lightning Catcher. Build the Lightning Physics Laboratory and the Tesla Museum.
Lightning Catcher L2 Build a Lightning Physics Laboratory
Costs:
05 x Exhaust System Asset Exhaust System
05 x Hygrograph Asset Hygrograph
Gives: 200 Experience sm and 20,000 Population Limits cap increase upon completion and access to Artificial Lightning Creation Experiment contract at the Lightning Catcher
Tesla Museum Buy a Tesla Museum
Costs: 2,636,000 Coin sm or 2 Megabucks sm, 91 Power sm and 67 Water sm
Gives: 5,100 Experience sm and 71,400 Population Limits cap increase upon completion, then 8,000 Coin sm and 140 Experience sm every 10 hours and access to "The Inventions of Nikola Tesla" Film Screening contract at the Lightning Catcher
Contract Lightning Catcher Test Run Accept the Lightning Catcher Test Run contract
Requires: Lightning Catcher
Costs: 210 Coin sm and 15 minutes
Gives: 900 Coin sm and 9 Experience sm upon completion

Rewards:

Great job! You get building materials as a reward. Keep studying lightning and you'll get a gift!

Stage 5 - Health & Safety

Safety first! Hold a course on how to stay safe from lightning for your friends.

Tasks:

Build the Lightning Strike Counter to research storm activity. Don't forget to learn how to stay safe from lightning before you start your research!
Lightning Catcher L3 Build the Lightning Strike Counter
Costs:
16 x Engineering Software Asset Engineering Software (5 from Stage 4 above)
14 x Guardrail Asset Guardrail
Gives: 350 Experience sm and 25,000 Population Limits cap increase upon completion
Contract "Staying Safe from Lightning" Lecture Complete the "Staying Safe from Lightning" contract
Game shows just to Accept which does not work
Requires: Institute of Anomalous Aerospace Events
Costs: 390 Coin sm and 30 minutes
Gives: 1,700 Coin sm and 17 Experience sm upon completion

Rewards:

You wisely approached the storm season in Las Megas and you get the Tesla Coil as a reward. Build it and start harvesting electricity from storms!
  • 440 Experience sm
  • 2,700 Coin sm
  • Tesla Coil
Tesla Coil

Tesla Coil
Requires:
  • 2x2 Plot
Gives:
  • 1,900 Power sm
  • 1,500 Experience sm
  • Can be sold for 240,000 Coin sm

Stage 6 - Important Data

To predict the time and place of the next lightning strike, you'll need an Atmospheric Conductivity Sensor.

Tasks:

Build the Atmospheric Conductivity Sensor and don't forget to visit a screening of The Inventions of Nikola Tesla with your friends!
Lightning Catcher L4 Build the Atmospheric Conductivity Sensor
Costs:
11 x Info Board Asset Info Board
15 x Insulation Asset Insulation
14 x Oscilloscope Asset Oscilloscope
Gives: 500 Experience sm and 30,000 Population Limits cap increase upon completion and access to Measuring Atmospheric Conductivity contract at the Lightning Catcher
Contract "The Inventions of Nikola Tesla" Film Screening Accept the "The Inventions of Nikola Tesla" Film Screening contract
Requires: Tesla Museum
Costs: 780 Coin sm and 1 hour
Gives: 3,400 Coin sm and 34 Experience sm upon completion
Ball Lightning Generator Construction Buy a Ball Lightning Generator Foundation
Costs: 905,000 Coin sm or 3 Megabucks sm, 50 Power sm and 50 Water sm
Gives: 3,700 Experience sm and 50,000 Population Limits cap increase

Rewards:

Great job on this task. Keep studying lightning and the storm season will make Las Megas flourish!
  • 530 Experience sm
  • 3,400 Coin sm

Stage 7 - Artificial Lightning

Lightning isn't just a natural source of electricity – it's an unbelievably beautiful sight to see! Start preparing for a lightning show. Perform a range of experiments to create artificial lightning.

Tasks:

Build a Modular Lightning Transformer to transform lightning energy into alternating current. Start building the Wardenclyffe Tower so you can keep a vigilant eye on the weather.
Lightning Catcher L5 Build the Modular Lightning Transformer
Costs:
10 x Control Consoles Asset Control Consoles
11 x Measure and Control Systems Asset Measure and Control Systems
14 x Power Cable Asset Power Cable
13 x Signal Amplifiers Asset Signal Amplifiers
12 x Socket Asset Socket
Gives: 700 Experience sm and 35,000 Population Limits cap increase upon completion
Contract Artificial Lightning Creation Experiment Complete the Experiment to Create Artificial Lightning contract
Game shows just to Accept which does not work
Requires: Lightning Physics Laboratory
Costs: 2,800 Coin sm and 3 hours
Gives: 12,300 Coin sm and 120 Experience sm upon completion
Wardenclyffe Tower Construction Buy the Wardenclyffe Tower Foundation
Costs: 855,000 Coin sm or 3 Megabucks sm, 50 Power sm and 50 Water sm
Gives: 3,400 Experience sm and 53,000 Population Limits cap increase

Rewards:

Great work! You receive building materials as a reward. Use them wisely!

Stage 8 - Ball Lightning Generator

Ball lightning is considered to be one of the most mysterious natural phenomena. Build a Ball Lightning Generator to perform a range of scientific experiments and discover the secret of ball lightning.

Tasks:

Build the Ball Lightning Generator and start building the Storm Energy Center. Don't forget to measure the conductivity of the air!
Ball Lightning Generator L1 Build the Ball Lightning Generator
Costs:
15 x Circular Saw Asset Circular Saw
15 x Cords Asset Cords
13 x Iron Beams Asset Iron Beams
12 x LEDs Asset LEDs
10 x Safety Barriers Asset Safety Barriers
11 x Insulation Asset Insulation
11 x Tech Drawing Asset Tech Drawing (10 from Stage 7 above)
08 x Transformers Asset Transformers
Gives: 4,000 Experience sm and 90,000 Population Limits cap increase upon completion, then 7,500 Coin sm and 180 Experience sm every 5 hours and access to Designing a Lightning Protection System contract at the Lightning Catcher
Contract Measuring Atmospheric Conductivity Complete the Measuring Atmospheric Conductivity contract
Requires: Atmospheric Conductivity Sensor
Costs: 8,400 Coin sm and 5 hours
Gives: 36,700 Coin sm and 370 Experience sm upon completion
Storm Energy Center Construction Buy the Storm Energy Center Foundation
Costs: 870,000 Coin sm or 3 Megabucks sm, 50 Power sm and 50 Water sm
Gives: 3,200 Experience sm and 59,000 Population Limits cap increase

Rewards:

You took care of this task and you get building materials as a reward. Use them to build the Wardenclyffe Tower!

Stage 9 - Protection from Lightning

You've carried out full-scale research on lightning and now you can design a lightning protection system for a lightning show!

Tasks:

Build the Wardenclyffe Tower to keep a vigilant eye on the weather. Based on the data you have, design a lightning protection system for the lightning show.
Wardenclyffe Tower L1 Build the Wardenclyffe Tower
Costs:
13 x Bitumen Asset Bitumen
14 x Hydraulic Jack Asset Hydraulic Jack
10 x Iron Beams Asset Iron Beams
07 x Metal-Cutting Machine Asset Metal-Cutting Machine
17 x Plate Compactor Asset Plate Compactor
12 x Rebar Asset Rebar
12 x Sling Hooks Asset Sling Hooks
15 x Windlass Asset Windlass (5 from Stage 8 above)
Gives: 5,000 Experience sm and 80,000 Population Limits cap increase upon completion, then 11,400 Coin sm and 260 Experience sm every 7 hours and access to Researching Ball Lightning contract at the Lightning Catcher
Contract Designing a Lightning Protection System Complete the Designing a Lightning Protection System contract
Game shows just to Accept which does not work
Requires: Ball Lightning Generator
Costs: 14,500 Coin sm and 7 hours
Gives: 62,900 Coin sm and 680 Experience sm upon completion

Rewards:

All right! Hurry and finish the last task to get a stunning gift!
  • 860 Experience sm
  • 6,000 Coin sm

Stage 10 - Storm Energy Center

Carry out the necessary research to solve the mystery of ball lightning.

Tasks:

Build the Storm Energy Center to use storm energy for the good of the city. Complete this task and you'll get a well-deserved reward and the ability to hold a lightning show in Las Megas!
Storm Energy Center L1 Build the Storm Energy Center
Costs:
12 x Friend-or-Foe Identification System Asset Friend-or-Foe Identification System
13 x Luminescent Lamps Asset Luminescent Lamps
08 x Measure and Control Systems Asset Measure and Control Systems
11 x Multi-Functional Monitor Asset Multi-Functional Monitor
17 x Ozonizer Asset Ozonizer
14 x Photoelectric Doors Asset Photoelectric Doors
15 x Plastic Panels Asset Plastic Panels
10 x Test Chamber Asset Test Chamber
05 x Weather Balloon Asset Weather Balloon
Gives: 5,000 Experience sm and 80,000 Population Limits cap increase upon completion, then 17,000 Coin sm and 390 Experience sm every 11 hours
Contract Researching Ball Lightning Complete the Researching Ball Lightning contract
Requires: Wardenclyffe Tower
Costs: 23,200 Coin sm and 9 hours
Gives: 101,000 Coin sm and 950 Experience sm upon completion

Rewards:

Great work! Lightning energy will serve Las Megas's needs, and its citizens already can't wait for the exciting lightning show! As a reward, you receive the Watt Towers. Build them to get a new title!
  • 1,000 Experience sm
  • 7,000 Coin sm
  • Watt Towers


Reward - Storm Season

Watt Towers

Watt Towers
Requires:
  • 2x3 Plot
Gives:
  • 2,900 Power sm
  • 2,200 Experience sm
  • Access to Lightning Show contract at the Lightning Catcher
  • Can be sold for 374,000 Coin sm


Achievement after Building the Watt Towers

Achievement Conqueror of Lightning

"You built the Watt Towers and earned a new title: Conqueror of Lightning. Share this news with your friends!"
  • 1,000 Experience sm
  • 30,000 Coin sm
  • 3 Megabucks sm

Trivia

  • Social Quantum's internal name for this quest is "Сезон гроз" which translates to "Season thunderstorms".
  • Social Quantum's ID for this quest is 10078381.

References

  1. SQ Forum: Update 07.31.2015

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