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Faction Khitomer.png Blood of Ancients
Blood of Ancients.png
Given by:
Preceded by:
“Uneasy Allies”
Followed by:
“Delta Flight”
Story Arc:
Iconian War
April 21, 2015
14,325 Expertise icon.png
You will receive the following reward:
  • [Destabilizing Resonance Training Manual Recipe Unlock]
  • [Destabilizing Resonance Training Manuals]
Plus one of the following:


Attacks from the Iconian forces are imminent and their gateway technology means that they can attack us anywhere.

Admiral Quinn has requested your presence at a briefing on Earth Spacedock.


Mission Text[]

<Rank> <Name>, we know that attacks from the Iconian forces are imminent. Their gateway technology means that distance has little meaning for them. Once the war begins in earnest, we will be racing to cover too much territory with too few ships. But we cannot fail.

To fight a war, we first need a plan. Admiral Quinn has requested your presence at a briefing on Earth Spacedock.


Travel to the Sol System in the Vulcan sector of the Beta Quadrant.


  • The Briefing
  • The Battle for Starbase 234
    • Go To Starbase 234
    • Mission Briefing
    • Defeat Herald Attackers
    • Defeat Herald Reinforcements
    • Defend Starbase
    • Defeat Remaining Herald Forces
    • Fly to Shuttle Warp Out Point
    • Warp to New Romulus
  • Buying Time at New Romulus
    • Go To New Romulus System
    • Mission Briefing
    • Defeat Herald Scouts
    • Defeat Herald Cruisers
    • Defeat Herald Battleship
    • Beam to Surface
  • The Iconian Invasion
    • Go To New Romulus
    • Mission Briefing
    • Secure Campsite
    • Rendezvous with Reinforcements
    • Secure Crumbling Ruins
    • Secure Ruins on the Hill
    • Defend Ruins on the Hill (0/2)
    • Secure Path through Dig Sites
    • Secure Campsite
    • Call Reinforcements
    • Secure Ruined Temple
    • Defend Ruined Temple 2:00
    • Defeat Remaining Heralds
    • Enter Power Plant
  • The Gateway
    • Mission Briefing
    • Reach Gateway Room
    • Defeat Heralds
    • Investigate Herald Activity
      • Access Main Gateway Control
      • Access Romulan Database
      • Access Gateway Destination Plotter
    • Activate Gateway
    • Contact Captain Paris
    • Enter Gateway
  • Legacy of the Preservers
    • Go To The Archives
    • Mission Briefing
    • Talk to Archive Interface
    • Talk to Preserver
    • Defend Preserver 2:00
    • Defeat Remaining Heralds
    • Check Preserver for Lifesigns
    • Beam Up
  • Defend the Archive

    Lae'nas III, after the Heralds destroyed the Preserver's Archive

  • Contact Command




Klingon Empire[]

Romulan Republic[]




NPC starships[]


Icon Name Description Points
Spattered icon.png Spattered Complete the featured episode, "Blood of Ancients". 10


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Mission Replay[]

This mission is repeatable through Mission Replay, although the Rewards for completing may be reduced.

Level Rank SP Exp Ore Mark <>
60 Fleet Admiral 2580 2865 192 XII


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