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The latest Star Trek Online story update, Season Twenty-four: Reflections, is now live!

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Faction Khitomer.png Looming Shadows
Given by:
Preceded by:
“Data Recovery”
Followed by:
“Hidden Assault”
Story Arc:
Kobali Prime
October 14, 2014
2865 Expertise icon.png
You will receive the following reward:


Mission Text[]

The scientist in our camp could use your help, <Rank>.

We are examining the bodies of fallen Vaadwaur and are encountering a type of chemical we have never seen before.

We're hoping you may have the resources to identify what the chemical is.


Examine fallen Vaadwaur bodies for chemical traces.


  • Examine Chemical Traces in Vaadwaur Bodies
  • Speak with Hanchon About the Findings
  • [Opt 1] Recover Captured Kobali Scouts from Vaadwaur (0/3)
  • [Opt 1] Confer Findings With Your Bridge Officers
  • [Opt 2] Recover Anti-Kobali Chemicals from Fallen Vaadwaur (0/6)
  • [Opt 2] Speak With Your Bridge Officers about Your Findings
  • Complete Open Mission “Left Behind”
  • Recover Data from Vaadwaur Console
  • Inform Hanchon Sadalore about Vaadwaur Plans
  • Take Transporter back to the Kobali City
  • Return to General Q'Nel



There are no accolades specific to this mission.

Mission Replay[]

This mission is repeatable through Mission Replay on Kobali Prime, although the Rewards for completing will be reduced. Items include:

  • You choose 1 of the following:
    • Random Space Equipment Mk XII
    • Random Space Weapon Mk XII
    • Random Ground Equipment Mk XII
    • Random Ground Weapon Mk XII
Level Rank SP Exp Mark <>
55 Vice Admiral 645 716 XII


Kobali Prime Storyline Missions Level Range
Introduction Mission
“The Kobali Front”
Level 51+
Act I
“The Cavalry”“The Son”“The Temple of my People”“Data Recovery”
Level 51+
Act II
“Looming Shadows”“Hidden Assault”“A New Warfare”
Level 52+
“Breaking the Wall”“With Our Last Breath”“Our Chance for Peace”
Level 53+
Kobali Prime Found Missions Level Range
Daily Missions
“Station Cancelled”“Why They Died”“Infiltrating the Infiltrators”“Communications Breakdown”
Level 51+
Kobali Prime Open Missions
“A Decision To Make”“Kobali Killed the Vaadwaur Comm”“The Thin Blue Line”“Strength in the Shadows”“A Disarming Situation”“Recovery Operation”“Supply Denied”
Triggered by Storyline Missions
“Defense at the Gates”“Temple Defense”“Left Behind”“Trapped”“Chemical Strike”“At The Gates”“The Last Stand”