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Crystal Power is a timed quest in which the player has 168 hours to build and upgrade 6 new fixed structures with assets and/or diagrams leading to exclusive rewards. It was released on June 17, 2021.[1]
Requires Level 30
Character Scientist.png
Master the power of crystals and learn how to get energy from giant rubies and synthetic quartz!
Mankind is on an eternal quest to find the perfect source of energy, and it seems that the scientists of Megapolis have managed to find it!
The citizens are asking the mayor to: tame the power of crystals
Build a Power Plant that harvests energy from giant synthetic crystals! Become an energy innovator!
Tips
This timed quest requires Megabucks sm.png (for assets, if purchased) and Coin sm.png (for contracts, diagrams, buildings and foundation purchases).
The step rewards (except for assets, structures and certificates) accumulates to 5,690 Experience sm.png and 46,410 Coin sm.png.


Stage 1 - Future Energy

Quest Future Energy.png
"Mankind is eternally searching for new sources of energy, and our experts managed to make a real breakthrough in the field of energy!"

"Get on the road to begin your experiments with getting energy from giant crystals as soon as possible."

Visit Industrial Complex.png Go to the Industrial Complex

Rewards:

"Perfect! You are ready for new discoveries!"
  • 300 Experience sm.png
  • 700 Coin sm.png

Stage 2 - Crystal Energy

Quest Crystal Energy.png
"It seems like science fiction, but we can use crystals to generate energy. However, this really would require very large crystals!"

"Lay the Gemology Committee Foundation, where experts in the new type of energy will work!"

Gemology Committee Construction.png Start building the Gemology Committee
Costs: 56,000 Coin sm.png or 5 Megabucks sm.png
Gives: 141 Experience sm.png and 9,600 Population Limits.png cap increase

Rewards:

"Amazing! Hurry and finish construction to begin the experiments!"
  • 310 Experience sm.png
  • 950 Coin sm.png

Stage 3 - Synthetic Crystals

Quest Synthetic Crystals.png
"Just imagine! We will soon have a source of renewable and environmentally clean energy on our hands!"

"Build a Gemology Committee and get busy building a Quartz Production Factory where giant single crystals will be grown!"

Gemology Committee L1.png Build the Gemology Committee
Costs:
05 x Concrete Blocks Asset Concrete Blocks.png
Gives: 329 Experience sm.png and 32,000 Population Limits.png cap increase upon completion and access to Crystal Energy Plant Design contract at the Gemology Committee
Quartz Production Factory Construction.png Start building a Quartz Production Factory
Costs: 59,000 Coin sm.png or 3 Megabucks sm.png
Gives: 360 Experience sm.png and 4,400 Population Limits.png cap increase

Rewards:

"Excellent! Time to get to building a Power Plant!"
  • 330 Experience sm.png
  • 1,260 Coin sm.png

Stage 4 - Project Design

Quest Project Design.png
"By combining different crystals you can maximize your energy output! Start building the Ruby Growing Center."

"While your specialists set up synthetic crystal production, you can get busy designing the Crystal Energy Plant! Make a scientific breakthrough!"

Quartz Production Factory L1.png Build the Quartz Production Factory
Costs:
05 x Rebar Asset Rebar.png
05 x Measure and Control System Asset Measure and Control Systems.png
Gives: 540 Experience sm.png and 11,000 Population Limits.png cap increase upon completion
Ruby Growing Center Construction.png Start building the Ruby Growing Center
Costs: 60,000 Coin sm.png or 3 Megabucks sm.png
Gives: 85 Experience sm.png and 1,200 Population Limits.png cap increase
Contract Crystal Energy Plant Design.png Accept the Crystal Energy Plant Design contract
Requires: Gemology Committee
Costs: 300 Coin sm.png and 30 minutes
Gives: 1,500 Coin sm.png and 13 Experience sm.png upon completion

Rewards:

"Brilliant! Here is your reward – building materials. Use them wisely!"

Stage 5 - Increasing Capacity

Quest Increasing Capacity (Crystal Power).png
"The calculations are done and crystal production is established, which means it's time to get down to business! Lay the Crystal Energy Power Plant Foundation."

"Keep working to create objects that will help you access a new kind of energy and reach a new level of power!"

Ruby Growing Center L1.png Build the Ruby Growing Center Frame
Costs:
05 x Creosote Asset Creosote.png (from Stage 4 above)
05 x Concrete Slabs Asset Concrete Slabs.png
05 x Reinforced Glass Asset Reinforced Glass.png
05 x Transformer Asset Transformers.png
Gives: 170 Experience sm.png and 3,500 Population Limits.png cap increase upon completion
Crystal Energy Power Plant Construction.png Start building the Crystal Energy Power Plant
Costs: 53,000 Coin sm.png or 3 Megabucks sm.png
Gives: 120 Experience sm.png and 1,400 Population Limits.png cap increase

Rewards:

"Your efforts haven't been in vain! You've received building materials as a reward."

Stage 6 - Sapphires and Rubies

Quest Sapphires and Rubies.png
"Sapphires and rubies do not look alike at all, even though they have the same crystal lattice! This can come in handy in our research."

"Sapphires can be used to store energy derived from rubies! Build a Sapphire Battery and make a breakthrough in the energy industry."

Ruby Growing Center L2.png Build the Ruby Growing Center
Costs:
05 x Info Board Asset Info Board.png
07 x Research Equipment Asset Research Equipment.png
08 x Plastic Panels Asset Plastic Panels.png
05 x Insulating Paint Asset Insulating Paint.png (from Stage 5 above)
Gives: 510 Experience sm.png and 10,500 Population Limits.png cap increase upon completion and access to Giant Single Crystal Creation contract at the Gemology Committee
Sapphire Battery L0.png Build the Sapphire Battery
Costs: 883,000 Coin sm.png or 3 Megabucks sm.png
Gives: 900 Experience sm.png, 1,800 Power sm.png and access to New Energy Storage Method Presentation contract at the Gemology Committee

Rewards:

"You discovered a new way to store energy and got a reward - a Building Coupon for 10 materials."

Stage 7 - Giant Crystal

Quest Giant Crystal.png
"We need a giant ruby single crystal to start the Power Plant! Let's start creating it."

"Finish building the Crystal Energy Power Plant and grow the giant single crystal needed to launch it."

Crystal Energy Power Plant L1.png Build the Crystal Energy Power Plant
Costs:
10 x Concrete Rings Asset Concrete Rings.png
05 x Flexible Hoses Asset Flexible Hoses.png
06 x Hard Hat Asset Hard Hat.png
09 x Valve Asset Valve.png
Gives: 300 Experience sm.png and 3,400 Population Limits.png cap increase upon completion and access to Plant Test Launch contract at the Gemology Committee
Contract Giant Single Crystal Creation.png Complete the Giant Single Crystal Creation contract
Requires: Ruby Growing Center
Costs: 1,100 Coin sm.png and 1 hour
Gives: 4,800 Coin sm.png and 47 Experience sm.png upon completion

Rewards:

"Great job! You're getting building materials as a reward. They're in your Storehouse."

Stage 8 - First Launch

Quest First Launch (Crystal Power).png
"Are you ready to see the Power Plant in action? Then give it a test run!"

"The power plant will require large quantities of transparent quartz. Upgrade the Production Factory!"

Quartz Production Factory L2.png Upgrade the Quartz Production Factory to the Quartz Production Complex
Costs:
10 x Aluminum Profile Asset Aluminum Profile.png (from Stage 7 above)
07 x Technical Drawing Asset Tech Drawing.png
08 x Signal Lamp Asset Signal Lamps.png
05 x Flexible Hoses Asset Flexible Hoses.png
09 x Polymer Pipes Asset Polymer Pipes.png
11 x Engineering Software Asset Engineering Software.png
Gives: 900 Experience sm.png and 22,000 Population Limits.png cap increase upon completion, then 1,600 Coin sm.png and 57 Experience sm.png every 8 hours and access to Doubling Transparent Quartz Production contract at the Gemology Committee
Contract Plant Test Launch.png Accept the Plant Test Launch contract
Requires: Crystal Energy Power Plant
Costs: 2,740 Coin sm.png and 2 hours
Gives: 11,900 Coin sm.png and 110 Experience sm.png upon completion

Rewards:

"The launch was a success! Accept your well-deserved reward!"

Stage 9 - Doubling Production

Quest Doubling Production.png
"The Power Plant test run went well, but its operating time was shorter than planned. Maybe the problem is in the properties of the synthetic crystals?"

"Increase transparent quartz production volumes and build a Quantum Optics Laboratory to monitor the quality of synthetic crystals."

Ruby Growing Center L3.png Upgrade the Ruby Growing Center to an Accelerated Ruby Growing Center
Costs:
10 x Pressure Control Asset Pressure Control.png
06 x Pressure Relay Asset Pressure Relay.png
14 x Composite Grid Asset Composite Grid.png
05 x Oscilloscope Asset Oscilloscope.png
08 x Spectrometer Asset Spectrometer.png
07 x Iron Beams Asset Iron Beams.png
10 x Fresnel Lens Asset Fresnel Lens.png (from Stage 8 above)
Gives: 935 Experience sm.png and 23,400 Population Limits.png cap increase upon completion and 2,500 Coin sm.png and 85 Experience sm.png every 12 hours
Quantum Optics Laboratory L0.png Build the Quantum Optics Laboratory
Costs: 754,000 Coin sm.png or 3 Megabucks sm.png
Gives: 900 Experience sm.png, 11,200 Population Limits.png cap increase upon completion, then 2,100 Coin sm.png and 73 Experience sm.png every 24 hours and access to Crystal Lattice X-Ray contract at the Gemology Committee
Contract Doubling Transparent Quartz Production.png Complete the Doubling Transparent Quartz Production contract
Requires: Quartz Production Complex
Costs: 5,220 Coin sm.png and 3 hours
Gives: 22,700 Coin sm.png and 210 Experience sm.png upon completion

Rewards:

"Quartz crystals are indistinguishable from the real thing. So what's the problem, then?"
  • 550 Experience sm.png
  • 5,220 Coin sm.png

Stage 10 - Power Station

Quest Power Station.png
"The only way to find out why the Power Plant only lasted for such a short time is to keep experimenting!"

"Give a presentation on energy storage with giant sapphires, and get busy upgrading the Power Plant."

Crystal Energy Power Plant L2.png Upgrade the Crystal Energy Power Plant to the Crystal Energy Power Station
Costs:
10 x Steel Sheets Asset Steel Sheets.png
10 x T-beam Asset T-beam.png
12 x Pipes Asset Pipes.png
08 x Polymer Pipes Asset Polymer Pipes.png
09 x Insulation Foam Asset Insulation Foam.png
11 x Automatic Identification System Asset Friend-or-Foe Identification System.png
05 x Control Console Asset Control Consoles.png
Gives: 400 Experience sm.png and 7,400 Population Limits.png cap increase upon completion and access to Installing Additional Crystals contract at the Gemology Committee
Contract New Energy Storage Method Presentation.png Accept the New Energy Storage Method Presentation contract
Requires: Sapphire Battery
Costs: 8,630 Coin sm.png and 5 hours
Gives: 37,500 Coin sm.png and 350 Experience sm.png upon completion

Rewards:

"That's great! The scientists have found the root of the problem!"
  • 620 Experience sm.png
  • 6,470 Coin sm.png

Stage 11 - Additional Crystals

Quest Additional Crystals.png
"We found the source of the problem! We need to install additional crystals to create a stable energy flow."

"Build a Crystal Energy Power System and install additional crystals to establish uninterrupted energy production."

Crystal Energy Power Plant L3.png Upgrade the Crystal Energy Power Station to the Crystal Energy Power System
Costs:
05 x Telemetry System Asset Telemetry System.png
15 x Generator Winding Asset Generator Spool.png
10 x Anchor Bolts Asset Anchor Bolts.png
09 x Wire Rope Asset Cords.png
06 x Voltage Regulator Asset Voltage Regulator.png
11 x Lead Plates Asset Lead Plates.png
14 x Motion Sensor Asset Motion Sensors.png
10 x Alarm System Asset Alarm System.png
05 x Warning Sign Asset Warning Signs.png
Gives: 480 Experience sm.png and 13,900 Population Limits.png cap increase upon completion
Contract Installing Additional Crystals.png Complete the Installing Additional Crystals contract
Requires: Crystal Energy Power Station
Costs: 17,680 Coin sm.png and 9 hours
Gives: 76,900 Coin sm.png and 730 Experience sm.png upon completion

Rewards:

"Way to go! You set up uninterrupted energy production from synthetic crystals!"
  • 700 Experience sm.png
  • 8,000 Coin sm.png

Stage 12 - New Possibilities

Quest New Possibilities (Crystal Power).png
"I wonder if it is possible to reuse synthetic crystals in a Power System. Take an X-ray of the crystal lattice to find out."

"Build the Crystal Energy Power Complex to get the most crystal energy possible!"

Crystal Energy Power Plant L4.png Upgrade the Crystal Energy Power System to the Crystal Energy Power Complex
Costs:
05 x Pressure Control Asset Pressure Control.png
13 x Eco Wool Asset Ecowool.png
07 x Aircraft Aluminum Asset Aircraft Aluminum.png
07 x Broadcast Relay Station Asset Relay Broadcast Station.png
15 x Power Cable Asset Power Cable.png
08 x Fiberglass Fabric Asset Fiberglass Fabric.png
10 x Honeycomb Fiberglass Panels Asset Honeycomb Fiberglass Panels.png
05 x Manometer Asset Manometer.png
10 x Titanium Foil Asset Titanium Foil.png
10 x Position Sensor Asset Position Sensor.png
10 x Aramid Yarn Asset Aramid Yarn.png
Gives: 500 Experience sm.png and 23,200 Population Limits.png cap increase upon completion and 5,000 Power sm.png
Contract Crystal Lattice X-Ray.png Accept the Crystal Lattice X-Ray contract
Requires: Quantum Optics Laboratory
Costs: 27,400 Coin sm.png and 15 hours
Gives: 119,000 Coin sm.png and 1,200 Experience sm.png upon completion

Rewards:

"You learned how to get energy from synthetic crystals and you're getting a unique Diamond Electricity Generator as a gift!"
  • 800 Experience sm.png
  • 9,870 Coin sm.png
  • Diamond Electricity Generator

Rewards

For completing Stage 12

  • Diamond Electricity Generator
Diamond Electricity Generator

Diamond Electricity Generator

Requires:
  • Fixed Plot
Gives:
Achievement after building the Diamond Electricity Generator
Energy Innovator

"You learned how to get energy from giant synthetic crystals and revolutionized the field of energy! Your new achievement is Energy Innovator!"

  • 30,000 Coin sm.png
  • 1,000 Experience sm.png
  • 3 Megabucks sm.png

References


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