Extended Studies and Multi-sampling

The long term study in the swamplands has yielded excellent results, but we must obtain a wider variety of samples. The Creator has decreed that we consume more power and deploy in several other land masses as we are able.

In order to minimize the risks while obtaining the widest variety of samples, the new anchor will move from land mass to land mass at random intervals and locations. This will help prevent organized sieges upon the obelisk.

Source: Ingame book