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DC Comics

Up to date as of February 01, 2010

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EQ2

Up to date as of February 01, 2010

From EQ2i, the EverQuest II wiki

If you want the Tempest arena pet, it can be found at Tempest (Arena Pet)

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EverQuest 2 Spell Information
Tempest
Fury
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Deals cold damage over time to an opponent. Deals extra damage to Elementals.

Target Enemy
Power 5
Casting 2.0 seconds
Recast 8.0 seconds
Duration 8.0 seconds
Range Up to 30.0 meters
Level 3

Mastery

Disruption

Effects
  • Inflicts (X) cold damage on target instantly and every 2 seconds
  • Inflicts (X) cold damage on target instantly and every 2 seconds
    • If target is elemental
Tempest Spell Line
I II III IV V VI VII
3 11 25 39 53 67 78
Spell Effects by Spell Rank
Effect Apprentice Journeyman Adept Expert Master Grandmaster
Resistibility 25% Harder 25% Harder 25% Harder 29% Harder 33% Harder
Inflicts (X) cold damage 4-5 5-6  ? 6-8  ?

Gray cells correspond to unavailable ranks of the spell. Effect values for this spell are modified by the player's Intelligence.

Notes

  • The damage numbers of 4-5, 5-6, 6-8 are at INT 162 (without any armor or worn items)

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Final Fantasy

Up to date as of February 01, 2010

From Final Fantasy Wiki

Tempest may refer to:


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Lostpedia

Up to date as of February 07, 2010
(Redirected to The Tempest article)

From Lostpedia

The Tempest
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First seen
Last seen
Constructed by
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Controlled by
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Connection
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Number
Unknown
Purpose
Status
Abandoned, Under lockdown
Discovered by
Daniel & Charlotte (Day 95)

The Temple

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The Tempest is a DHARMA Initiative station that produces, stores, and distributes a deadly toxic gas. Its location is about a day's walk north of the survivors' beach camp on the western coast. It was used by the Hostiles during the Purge to annhilate the DHARMA Initiative on the Island. It has since been disabled by Daniel and Charlotte.

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History

The Purge.
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DHARMA Initiative

Very little is known about the history of the Tempest, although it likely was built by the DHARMA Initiative some time before 1977. ("Namaste") As the station's only apparent purpose appears to be the manufacture of chemical weapons, it may be that the station was constructed in response to the escalating tensions between DHARMA and the Hostiles. ("The Other Woman") Kate described the station to the other survivors as a "poison gas factory." ("Ji Yeon")

The Others

Juliet treats Goodwin's arm.

The ongoing feud with the DHARMA Initiative reached a critical point when the Hostiles seized control of the Tempest and initiated the Purge. The release of toxic gas on an Island-wide scale killed over 40 members of the DHARMA Initiative. ("The Man Behind the Curtain")

Later, Goodwin was assigned to the Tempest and was treated by Juliet for a burn he sustained while working there. Goodwin claimed the station was a power plant, but Juliet recognized the injury as a chemical burn. While picnicking and swimming on a secluded beach, Goodwin confessed that with a flip of the wrong switch at the Tempest station, he could kill every man, woman and child on the Island. ("The Other Woman")

Season Four (Days 91-100)

Daniel Faraday and Charlotte Lewis, two scientists from the Kahana, abruptly left the beach camp heading for the Tempest without explanation. Jack and Juliet followed - and it ultimately became clear that the scientists' purpose was to neutralize the poison gas at the station. Charlotte claimed that they did this to prevent Ben from using the gas to kill everyone on the Island. It seems likely that they were ordered to do this by Charles Widmore as one of their first steps on arriving on the Island. ("The Other Woman")

The Station

Juliet approaching the Tempest's doors

The Tempest consists of two levels: an upper level, featuring an entrance and main corridor leading to a catwalk; and the lower level chamber, containing the computer systems that control the station. Overall, the station appeared to be cleaner and in a better state of repair than other DHARMA stations.

The Tempest's interior

Entrance and corridor

The exterior of the Tempest appears to be a large bunker-like structure set into the side of a mountain. A large blast door emblazoned with the station logo serves as the main entrance - leading into a central corridor. The corridor is long and dark with flickering lights. Speakers are placed at intervals along the walls. The corridor opens onto a catwalk that overlooks the facility's lower level.

The warning on the computer

Computer systems

There are two computer systems on the lower level of the station. One system's monitor displays an interactive process flow diagram with a pressure warning, while the other appeared to control various parts of the chemical process, allowing an operator to issue commands to change the temperature, open and shut valves and vents, etc.

The latter computer also displayed the names of chemicals, such as thionyl chloride, O-ethyl 2-diisopropylaminoethyl methylphosphonite and N,N-diisopropyl-2-aminoethane thiol. These are precursors to the nerve agent VX. VX was banned by the UN in 1993, but would have still been accessible to the DHARMA Initiative in the 1970's.

The computers seemed to each be different makes and models: one appeared to be a newer computer, while the other was an old Apple II similar to the computer found in the Swan.

Computer screen

  • The first computer screen repeats the following text:

>:set valve 21B = close
V21B NOT RESPONDING

>:EC22 reset
EC22 RESETTING ..... RESET COMPLETE

>:set valve 21B = off
VALVE 21B REPORTS CLOSED
MASTER CAUTION AND WARNING!
CROSS FEED ASS 16 OVERPRESSURE ALERT!

>:set vent C = open
VENTC REPORTS OPEN
MASTER CAUTION AND WARNING!
CROSS FEED ASS 16 OVERPRESSURE ALERT!

>:master caution reset
MASTER CAUTION RESET

>:telnet tmpst4
CONNECTION REFUSED
MASTER CAUTION AND WARNING!
NEW ALARM
TES/31 VAPOR PRESSURE 81%

>:set n-p/hgd tank cooling = MAX
FMNT TANK COOLING = MAX
MASTER CAUTION AND WARNING!
NEW ALARM
TANKS 1, 2, 3, 4 INTEGRITY FAILURE.
EVACUATE NON-ESSENTIAL PERSONNEL.
CONTAINMENT BREACH IMMINENT!
EVACUATE NON-ESSENTIAL PERSONNEL.
MASTER CAUTION AND WARNING!
NEW ALARM
TES3/31 VAPOR PRESSURE 100%
CONTAINMENT BREACH IMMINENT!
EVACUATE NON-ESSENTIAL PERSONNEL.

>:set valve BC22 = open
VALVE NOT RESPONDING
MASTER CAUTION AND WARNING!
CONTAINMENT BREACH IMMINENT!
EVACUATE NON-ESSENTIAL PERSONNEL.

>:set valve BC (something)


  • In the end, the code is the same to last "set valve BC22 = open", but it ends with

>:set valve BC22 = open
VALVE BC22 REPORTS OPEN

>:master caution reset
MASTER CAUTION RESET
NO CURRENT ALARMS
SYSTEM PRESSURE WITHIN NORM PARAM
TANK INTEGRITY TEST REPORT SECURE



Notable visitors

Picture Name Episode Reason for Visit
Goodwin "The Other Woman" Worked there, and at one point received a chemical burn while stationed there.
Daniel "The Other Woman" Went to The Tempest with Charlotte. Donned hazmat suits to protect themselves from the gas, and disabled the gas when confronted by Juliet.
Charlotte "The Other Woman" Went to The Tempest with Daniel. Donned hazmat suits to protect themselves from the gas, and disabled the gas when confronted by Juliet.
Juliet "The Other Woman" Followed Daniel and Charlotte to stop them, under orders delivered by Harper.
Jack "The Other Woman" Followed Daniel and Charlotte to stop them.
Kate "The Other Woman" Followed Daniel and Charlotte to stop them.


Trivia

General

  • Producers Carlton Cuse and Damon Lindelof confirmed on the March 10, 2008 Official Lost Podcast that the Tempest was on the blast door map. They also confirmed it was a chemical weapons facility and was what the Hostiles used to gas the DHARMA Initiative in the Purge.
  • The computer keyboards in this station are a modern design, at the very least an IBM/PC AT Enhanced model keyboard, having both arrow keys and a number pad. This style was first released in 1987, demonstrating that the equipment in this station is newer than the other stations that have been shown.
  • "TEMPEST" is a US government codename for the concealment of compromising emanations in part through the use of Faraday cages to contain the electromagnetic radiation of entire buildings.
  • When Jin visits the Flame station in 1977, you can barely make out the phrase "Tempest station" on the computer monitors behind Radzinsky's as he's getting up.

Cultural references

  • The Tempest is a play written by William Shakespeare, that tells the story of the sorcerer Prospero and his daughter Miranda, who are stranded on a mysterious desert island that has mystical properties. Prospero raises a storm, or tempest, which causes a passing ship containing his enemies to run aground. Using magic, spirits and a man-beast creature named Caliban, he separates and manipulate the survivors of the wreck for his own purposes. The play ends with Prospero restored to his former glory.
  • Forbidden Planet is a classic sci-fi film based on Shakespeare's The Tempest. Its storyline features many similar themes to Lost: a mysterious location, geographic isolation, immense power sources, ancient civilizations, hidden underground facilities, an invisible monster, a stranded crew of explorers, lost scientific expeditions, and deadly psychic powers.

Metaphorically, the Monster was just the great unknown threat, the imminent danger around the corner that potentially haunts us all… Some thought of it as a monster of the id, much like in Forbidden Planet-- that maybe it appeared differently to everyone who saw it. The most tangible thought, as explained later by Rousseau, was that it functioned as a security system set up by the Island’s creators/early residents... For Locke, clearly, the Monster was the "soul" of the Island that was responsible for his "miracle."

Production notes


  • The inside of the Tempest is actually an abandoned dairy factory.

Unanswered questions

Unanswered questions
  1. Do not answer the questions here.
  2. Keep the questions open-ended and neutral: do not suggest an answer.
More details...
For fan theories about these unanswered questions, see: The Tempest/Theories
  • When was The Tempest constructed?
  • What was DHARMA planning to do with the toxic gas?
  • How was the gas released during the Purge?
  • Why do the Others maintain a fiction that the Tempest is a power station?
    • What work are they doing at the station?

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Marvel Database

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Starwars

Up to date as of February 04, 2010

From Wookieepedia, the Star Wars wiki.

There were many things named Tempest.

Tempest was also the name of a server - or "Galaxy" - in Star Wars Galaxies.


This is a disambiguation page—a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. If an article link referred you here, you might want to go back and fix it to point directly to the intended page.



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Star Wars Fanon

Up to date as of February 04, 2010

The Star Wars wiki of fan invention.

Tempest was a planet in the Ten Tempests System. The planet was very cold, but had a breathable atmosphere. The planet was where criminals from Vortex were exiled to. The most famous of these prisoners was Darth Sturx.


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SWG Wiki

Up to date as of February 04, 2010

From SWG Wiki

Tempest is an official Star Wars Galaxies Server, hosted by Sony Online Entertainment. Set to be shutdown October 15, 2009.

Community

Name Origin

A Victory-class Star Destroyer named Tempest was nearly destroyed near Dulathia, about four years after the Battle of Endor. Under the command of Captain Emba, it was carrying the components for an ion cannon, and slipped away from the battle. It managed to reach Garos VI, where it deposited the cannon.


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Transformers

Up to date as of February 05, 2010
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From Teletraan I: The Transformers Wiki

Pulsar and Tempest are Autobots from the Generation One continuity family.

Pulsar and Tempest are both members of Strike Force Alpha. One of them is big and yellow, and one of them is blue and white... but it's not clear which is which.

Pulsar and Tempest

Pulsar and Tempest saw to the defense of Iacon under Optimus Prime. And There Shall Come...a Leader!

Note: The placement of the text balloons weakly seem to imply that Big Yellow is Pulsar, as does Optimus reminding him to provide covering fire for gunners (the blue and white robot was down among the gunners) but there is no real way to say firmly which is which.

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Yugioh

Up to date as of February 05, 2010

From Yu-Gi-Oh!

Tempest may refer to either of the following cards:


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City of Heroes

Up to date as of January 31, 2010

From City of Heroes Wiki

Tempest is a Ranged Damage enhancement set in the Invention System. It is available in the 15-30 level range.

There are four enhancements in this set:

  • Tempest: Accuracy/Damage,
  • Tempest: Damage/Endurance,
  • Tempest: Damage/Recharge, and
  • Tempest: Chance for Endurance Drain Procedure (Proc).

Only one of each of these types of enhancements may be slotted per power.


The following set bonuses apply when slotting more than one of the enhancements in this set into a single power:


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