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Faction Khitomer.png Hearts and Minds
Donatu Prime Lunar Research Station.jpg
April 12th 2012, 6:00am PST
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In Hearts and Minds, the player investigates the Donatu Prime Lunar Research Station and discovers the unethical research performed there by Doctor Sibak.


When the player enters the station the away team is attacked by an automated defense system, that the player needs to override. While investigating the base the player finds evidence of medical experimentation. Finally, the away team finds a laboratory filled with clones of Doctor Sibak, all but one in stasis.

When talking to the clone, he attacks the away team, trying to stop them from obstructing the research. Finally, the player finds another room filled with clones, who immediately attack. After sweeping the station, the away team finds no evidence that Sibak experimented on any other sentient life forms than his own clones.


Mission text[]

Faction FED25.png Franklin Drake

I've lost contact with an old . . . colleague. Doctor Sibak was a Vulcan priest, but he worked with the Vulcan science academy studying psionic phenomena.

A few years ago he went into seclusion on a remote research station in the Donatu system. He hasn't been heard from in some time. I'd like someone to check up on him.

Don't worry, He's just a typical Vulcan by himself. You shouldn't have any problems.

Faction KDF.png K'men

Several years ago, a reclusive Vulcan scientist and mystic by the name of Sibak settled a research station on a moon of Donatu Prime. He was a psionic adept of considerable power, and having him on the Neutral Zone makes me wonder what sort of information the Federation might be uncovering through his telepathic skills.

Our traffic analysts have indicated that the station is no longer reporting. Now is the perfect time to find out what exactly has been going on there.


Go to the Donatu system in the Donatu sector, and investigate the research station.


  • Go To Donatu Prime Lunar Research Station
  • Investigate Donatu Prime Lunar Research Station
    • Find Dr. Sibak
      • Escape from the Quarantine Chamber
      • Examine Reseach Lab For Clues
      • Explore further into the Station
      • Search Additional Research Facilities
      • Find Dr. Sibak's "Research Subjects"
    • Confront Doctor Sibak's Clones
    • Leave Donatu
  • Hail Franklin Drake


Dr. Sibak


Icon Name Description How to Obtain Points
Val'reth icon.png Val'reth Investigate the laboratory of Dr. Sibak Turn in the completed mission. 10


For a walkthrough of this mission, visit the Walkthrough page.

Mission Replay[]

This mission is repeatable and can be replayed to obtain additional copies of the rewards, however there is a rather large cooldown so repeating it within the current event may not be possible. Replaying the mission awards an additional


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11-19 Lieutenant Commander IV
20-29 Commander VI
30–39 Captain VIII
40–49 Rear Admiral I & II X
50 Vice Admiral XI



  • According to a dev blog post, the mission is supposed to be available on each Friday the 13th from now on "and perhaps another sufficiently horrifying day that we might choose"[1] It is also scheduled to be available around Halloween.
  • So far, the mission was available:
    • 2012: from 6pm PDT on Thursday, April 12, until 6am PDT on Saturday, April 14
    • 2012: from 6pm PDT on Thursday, July 12, until around 6am PDT on Saturday, July 14.
    • 2012: from 8pm PDT on Tuesday, October 30, until 8am PDT on Thursday, November 1.
    • 2013: from 6pm PDT on Thursday, September 12, until 8am PDT on Saturday, September 14.
    • 2013: from 6pm PDT on Wednesday, October 30, until 6am PDT on Friday, November 1.
    • 2013: from 12pm PDT on Friday, December 13, until 6am PDT on Saturday, December 14.
    • 2014: from 12pm PDT on Friday, June 13, until 6am PDT on Saturday, June 14.
    • 2014: Friday, October 30 6pm (PDT) to November 1 6am (PDT)
    • 2015: Friday, February 13
    • 2015: Friday, March 13
    • 2015: Saturday, October 31
    • 2015: Friday, November 13
    • 2016: Friday, May 13
    • 2016: Monday, October 31
    • 2017: Friday, January 13
    • 2017: Friday, October 13 (from October 12 to October 15)
    • 2017: Tuesday, October 31 (From October 30 to November 1)
    • 2018: Friday, April 13 (from April 12 to April 14)
    • 2018: Friday, July 13 (from July 12 to July 14)
    • 2018: Wednesday, October 31
    • 2019: Friday, September 13
    • 2021: Friday, August 13
  • Upcoming potential dates of availability:
    • 2021: Sunday, October 31
    • 2022: Friday, May 13


"In defense of the kind soul who spent their own personal time making this mission quite some time ago but was asked if they would hold of publishing it so we use it for a fun little Friday the 13th event - that person doesn't deserve the crap laid on them by this thread." (sic)[2]
  • The [Special Duty Officer - Unknown] contains a rare Dr. Sibak (clone) Duty Officer.
  • Possibly related to its status as a Friday The 13th/Halloween special mission, the total number of enemies in the mission - two turrets, five Flea Spiders and six clones - comes to thirteen.
  • The reward "Emote Unlock: Zombie Dance" was added with the Halloween 2017 (October 31st) run of the event.

External links[]

Seasonal events
Annual events Anniversary Event First Contact Day Lohlunat Festival “Hearts and Minds” Halloween Event Q's Winter Wonderland
Date January - February (PC) March-April (Console) April June - July Halloween
Friday the 13th
October December - January
Reward Tier 6 starship • various • Tier 6 starship Duty officer • various • Tier 6 starship
Notes Omega Stabilization Event mission Risa, Risian Vendor Sibak Mission: Cat's Tail Q , Holiday Item Vendor
3-week events
Old rotation “Crystalline Cataclysm”“Mirror Invasion”
Featured “Battle at the Binary Stars”“Pahvo Dissension”“Peril Over Pahvo”“Operation Riposte”“To Hell With Honor”“Best Served Cold”“Breach”“Arena of Sompek”“Kobayashi Maru”
Recruitment events
Name Delta RecruitmentTemporal Agent RecruitmentGamma RecruitmentKlingon Recruitment
See also: Calendar event, Special Event, April Fools' Day, old Event rewards, Weekend Event Store.