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Light-bulbFlag Crafting - The Survey Station

by Tonya Collins - Mar 08, 2013 Star_s2,068 views


Howdy Pardners!

Flintlock needs Survey Flags for the new Pioneers who are coming in and staking claims. Craft flags and earn great rewards!

Build a sruvey office so Flintlock has a place to work. Choose a Flag design that appeals to you. More complex flags will get your more rewards. Craft symbols for your flag. Each type of symbol gives customized rewards. Raise your Flag meater by crafting flags for survey points. Earn rewards as the meter goes higher including a rideable surveying mule!

-Gated at level 25
- new free gift crops – spider flower (4 hour harvest) & Juniper Berry (8 hour harvest)
-New Collection – Surveying
-Fill up the Flag Meter to get lots of great rewards (find it on the context menu of the building)
-Each flag has a weight of surveying points, which are needed for progress on the Flag Meter. There are 4 flag types and 4 symbols (homestead, nature, abstract & regal) Hover over each one to show you the survey points you will get for each one.
-1 wrapper


Soybean (Mission 1 drops frontier design)
Spider Flower (Mission 2 drops abstract design)
Grapes (Missioln 2 drops abstract design)
Juniper Berry (Mission 3 nature design)
Cabbage (Mission 3 drops nature design)
Spring Flowers (Mission 4 drops regal design)
Silk crop (Build 1 drops silk spool)
Squash (Build 1 tapestry needle)
Sparkler Crop (Build 2 & 4 drops glass tubes)
Blackberry Bush (Build 3 & 4 drops india ink)
Broccoli (Build 3 & 4 drops hardwood screws)
Juniper Berry (Wrapper drops crimson ink bottles)
Surveying Sheep (Mission 4 drops regal design)
Brown NON rideable horses (Build 3 & 4 drops sable brush)
Surveying Pigs (Wrapper drops crimson ink bottles)
Pine Tree (Mission 2 chop 16 times)
Fig Tree (Build 1 drops stone scour ) 

Stage One
10 Silk Spools - Silk
25 Tapestry Needles - Squash
8 Gravel Buckets - Requested
7 Squared Posts - Requested
6 Iron Braces - Requested
6 Flagstones - Crafted
Crafting: Each Flagstone requires 4 Stone Chisels, 6 Chunky Limestone (Requested) and 3 Stone Scours (Fig Trees)

Stage Two
15 Silk Spools - Silk
40 Tapestry Needles - Squash
14 Thick Shingles - Requested
10 Wall Boards - Requested
9 Roofing Nails - Requested
8 Brass Barometers - Crafted
Crafting: Each Barometer requires 9 Glass Tubes (Sparkler Crops), 6 Mercury Cisterns and 8 Shiny Brass Tubes (Requested)

Stage Three
20 India Ink - Blackberry Bushes
15 Sable Brushes - Adult Non Rideable BROWN Horses anywhere.
10 Stable Tables - Requested
15 Hardwood Shelves - Requested
6 Locked Chests - Crafted
9 Flagstones - Crafted
Crafting: Each Chest requires 8 Hardwood Screws (Broccoli), 12 Walnut Boards and 9 Engraved Locks (Requested)
Each Flagstone requires 4 Stone Chisels, 6 Chunky Limestong (Requested) and 3 Stone Scours (Fig Trees)

Stage Four
35 India Ink - Blackberry Bushes
20 Sable Brushes - Adult Non Rideable BROWN Horses anywhere.
15 Brass Sextants - Requested
20 Fine Telescope - Requested
10 Brass Barometers - Crafted
9 Locked Chests - Crafted
Crafting: Each Barometer requires 9 Glass Tubes (Sparkler Crops), 6 Mercury Cisterns and 8 Shiny Brass Tubes (Requested)
Each Chest requires 8 Hardwood Screws (Broccoli), 12 Walnut Boards and 9 Engraved Locks (Requested)


I. Surveyin' The Situation
-Place the Survey Office
-Craft 2 Frontier Symbols
-Complete a Flag
Rewards: 2 Spider Flowers, New Flag and More Symbols Unlocked, Fully Grown Pine Tree

II. Survey Says
-Chop 16 Non Sapling Pines
-Craft 8 Abstract Symbols
-Upgrade the Survey Office
Rewards: New Flag and More Symbols Unlocked, 3 Juniper Berries, Frontier Fritter

III. Red Flag, Red Flag
-Complete Four More Flags
-Craft 12 Nature Symbols
-Upgrade the Survey Office
Rewards: New Flag and Symbols unlocked, Shearing for Shave Tails, Surveying Sheep

IV. A Stitch In Time
-Gather 20 Wood Poles
-Craft 18 Regal Symbols
-Complete the Survey Office
Rewards: 5'000XP, 3 Pig Allures, 2 Surveying Pigs
Notes: Poles come from Non Sapling Oak Trees.

Wrapper: History In The Making
-Collect 30 Crimson Ink Bottles
-Finish Four Flags worth over 550 points
-Fill the Flag Meter
Rewards: 10'000XP, 15 Horseshoes, 5 Survey Crates
Notes: Crimson Ink Bottles drop from Juniper Berries and Survey Pigs. Craft Flags to get points and fill the meter.



As you craft flags and earn points, you will be filling your flag meter. At each milestone you will receive a reward. 2000 points = pig allure boost, 4000 points = 2 spirit eagles, 6000 points = 10 crop whisperer books, 8000 points = 3 gyroscope compass, and finally 10,000 points = the surveying mule.

Each flag patch has different crating requirements and rewards in the same way as the Quilting patches etc. Each one is crafted from the same base wall post ingredient, the Canvas Patch, with each one needing an increasing amount of them. To that we add one item that comes from one or two homestead drops, usually with at least one coin crop and one free gift or mission reward. PLEASE NOTE: Crops will not drop the items to craft patches until they've been unlocked.
Which Flag type you pick gives a different base points amount, and each patch has a different point value.

Template 1 - 50 points
Template 2 - 75 points
Template 3 - 100 points
Template 4 - 150 points

Frontier Patch - 25 points
Unlocks: Immediately
Crafted with 5 Frontier Designs (Soybean) and 3 Canvas Patches (Wall Posts)
**Can drop Crops (x5) - Cabbage, Corn, Gold Roses, Passion Flowers, Tea, Gardenias, Gerbera Daisies, Foxglove, Fancy Cattails, Deadly Nightshade, Scarlet Wisteria.

Abstract Symbols - 50 points
Unlocks: Mission Two
Crafted with 3 Abstract Designs (Spider Flowers/Grapes) and 4 Canvas Patches (Wall Posts)
**Can drop trees - Plum, Colorado Pinyon, Fig, Lemon, Fully Grown Pine, Frozen Cherry Tree, Fully Grown Oak, Banyan Tree, Fully Grown Hickory, Fully Grown Pole Pine, Mistletoe, Monkey Puzzle, Grapefruit.

Nature Symbols - 75 points
Unlocks: Mission Three
Crafted with 4 Nature Designs (Juniper Berries/Cabbage) and 5 Canvas Patches (Wall Posts)
**Can drop animals - Garden Sheep, Goose, Cow, Sheep, Pig, Fancy Kitten, Love Bunny, Frontier Hawk, Cuddly Kittens or Rescue Sheep. OR, can drop recent healing items - Dog Chow for Snooty Poodles and Cleaning Spray for Muddy Animals

Regal Patches - 100 points
Unlocks: Mission Four
Crafted from 5 Regal Designs (Surveying Sheep/Spring Flowers) and 6 Canvas Patches (Wall Posts)
**Can drop Energy or boosts - Dinner, Peanut Ready Boosts, Wheat Ready Boosts, Red Rose Ready Boosts, White Rose Ready Boosts, Refreshing Red Cider Boost, Brass Forge Ready Boosts, Steel Forge Ready Boosts, Green Mountain Cider Boost, Frontier Fritter, Crop Whisperer, Squeezing the Stone, Ultimate Chilli, Rocket Readier, Raging Buffalo or Crazy Cake.


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