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Surveying - Rank Up Challenge & Effect

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This is a guide to Surveying. Use this guide to find out about Surveying, as it summarizes the challenge requirements and skill effects for rank advancement.

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Surveying - Skill Summary

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Skill TreeTier
Humanity now has access to untold alien worlds, and the ability to decipher all that data while on the ground has become an essential skillset.

Background with Surveying from the beginning

ExplorerThey said exploration is a lost art. You didn't listen. As the major factions argued over the space they desperately tried to control, you were busy uncovering the wonders of the Settled Systems.
HomesteaderThe discovery of the Settled System' many oxygen-rich planets and moons meant humans could live just about anywhere...if they had the know how. You did, and utilized it to great effect.
PilgrimWayfarer, wanderer, seeker...transient. You've been called many things during your travels, and learned something those others could never understand - the journey IS the destination.
XenobiologistThe Settled Systems is home to untold alien species. And while none of them have yet proven sentient, that never deterred you. So you sought out and studied them for whatever gifts they offered.

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Challenges Needed To Rank Up

1Use the hand scanner to scan 10 unique resources, flora or fauna.Adds an optional zoom to the hand scanner, and scan distance is increased to 20 meters.
2Use the hand scanner to scan 25 unique resources, flora or fauna.Adds another level of zoom to the hand scanner, and scan distance is increased to 30 meters.
3Use the hand scanner to scan 50 unique resources, flora, or fauna.Adds another level of zoom to the hand scanner, and scan distance is increased to 40 meters.
4-Adds another level of zoom to the hand scanner, and scan distance is increased to 50 meters.

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