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Daily Research: Trade / Collection
Mission type Secondary
Mission series Daily Research
Requires: Community Research (mission 9)
Implemented Visions 1.77
Description Gather rare crystals for the Space Anomaly

Daily Research: Trade / Collection is a Daily Research mission.


Daily Research: Trade / Collection is a Daily Research mission introduced as part of the Community Research and its purpose is to help the research of Quicksilver Synthesis Companion.

Walkthrough (Community Research (mission 9)[]

Make contact with the Space Anomaly[]

This part is a continuation of the Community Research (mission 9) mission, but specific to this mission.

Quicksilver Synthesis Bot

Input data to my storage banks, and I will synthesise reward output across all realities. A range of data is of utility to the Space Anomaly. Today, do you wish to contribute to TRADE / COLLECTION, EXPLORATION or DESTRUCTION?

  • Select 'Trade / Collection'

Thank you! You have selected TRADE / COLLECTION.
Today's directive is to collect rare storm crystals from planets with extreme climates. Scans of this natural phenomenon will greatly augment Master Polo's geological archives.

After this conversation select the Daily Research in the Log to view mission objectives.


Gather storm crystals[]

Navigate to a planet with extreme weather conditions and gather Storm Crystals.

During storms these can be located with the Analysis Visor by pressing Psbutton.l2.png/Key.f.png/ (PS4/PC/Xbox) and looking for the PICKUP.STORMCRYSTALS.png icon.

After collecting three pieces of Storm Crystals the mission objective will be updated.

Make contact with the Space Anomaly[]

The player will be contacted again through the communicator, or after using the starship's scanner.

Quicksilver Synthesis Bot

Greetings! I am pleased to see your safe return, Traveller!
Did you successfully retrieve the requested crystal formations?

  • Transmit

.scanning storm crystals...................
.generating Quicksilver output...................
Sincerest thanks, Traveller! I am accessing the Space Anomaly's hyperdrive. You are most welcome to dock and browse the database of exotic collectables.

After this conversation the mission will be completed.


  • 250QUICKSILVER.png for mission completion.