One Step Behind

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The theft of Boreth's time crystals was just the first step in Mudd's galactic crime spree. Now he's stealing technology from planets across the quadrant. Figure out Mudd's ultimate goal and stop him before he does any more damage!


One Step Behind was a Hybrid Event beginning 12:00 PM ET (17:00 UTC) Thursday, October 10, 2019. The event ended 12:00 PM ET (17:00 UTC) on Monday, October 14, 2019.

The first phase functions as a Faction Event, with players completing shuttle missions for the Federation, the Ferengi Alliance or the Maquis. These missions will drop Victory Points, which unlock Threshold Rewards.

The second phase is in the form of a Galaxy Event.

This event offers a Special Pack that has a guaranteed drop of event featured crew if you spend 650 Dilithium on the 10-pack pull.

One Step Behind was the second of 4 events in the Star Trek: Discovery Mega Event Mudd Amuck.


Featured crew give the largest bonuses to faction missions and event recipes.


All characters below give a lesser bonus to faction missions and event recipes.

Event Rewards

There are 4 sets of rewards given in the event.

Solo Ranked Rewards

Solo Ranked Rewards
Ranks Bounty Hunter Mudd Head.png Profitable Ishka Head.png Stranded Craft Head.png 10xPremiumTimePortal.png PremiumTimePortal.png Merits.png DynamicOfficerTraining.png AdvancedTacticalTraining.png Dilithium.png
Bounty Hunter Mudd Profitable Ishka Stranded Craft 10x Premium
Time Portal
Time Portal
Merits Dynamic Officer
Advanced Tactical
1 5 4 3 2 5 2500 100 500
2-5 4 4 3 2 2000 100 400
6–15 3 4 3 1 5 1500 50 325
16–25 2 4 3 1 5 1250 25 250
26–50 1 4 3 1 1000 25 225
51–75 1 4 3 1 800 20 200
76–200 1 4 3 7 600 15 175
201–350 1 4 3 7 500 50 150
351–650 1 4 3 5 450 25 125
651–1000 1 4 3 5 400 15 100
1001–1500 1 4 3 3 350 15
1501–2000 4 3 3 300 10
2001–2500 3 3 2 250 10
2501–3000 2 3 2 200 10
3001–5000 1 3 2 150 10
5001–7500 3 1 100 10
7501–10,000 2 1 75 10
10,001–15,000 1 1 75 10
15,001–50,000 1 50 10
50,001–100,000 1 50 7
100,001+ 3
100,001+ 3

Threshold Rewards

Victory Points Reward
10 Victory Points Chroniton 50 Chronitons
45 Victory Points Prisoner Michael Burnham Head.png Prisoner Michael Burnham
75 Victory Points DynamicOfficerTraining.png 6 Dynamic Officer Training
225 Victory Points Spacer.pngCovertContacts.pngFlipCommon.png
Common Covert Contacts
Common Archaeology Text
500 Victory Points Chroniton 50 Chronitons
75 Victory Points Credits 10000 Credits
1250 Victory Points Prisoner Michael Burnham Head.png Prisoner Michael Burnham
2000 Victory Points Chroniton 50 Chronitons
2800 Victory Points Spacer.pngScienceExperiment.pngFlipUncommon.png
Uncommon Science Experiment ★★
Uncommon Detronal Scanner ★★
3800 Victory Points Credits 10,000 Credits
5,000 Victory Points SupplyKit.png
1 Supply Kit
50 Chronitons
6,500 Victory Points Runaway Po Head.png Runaway Po
8,250 Victory Points Credits 15,000 Credits
8,750 Victory Points Chroniton 75 Chronitons
9,500 Victory Points DynamicOfficerTraining.png 8 Dynamic Officer Training
10,500 Victory Points Credits 20,000 Credits
12,000 Victory Points Chroniton 75 Chronitons
13,000 Victory Points Credits 25,000 Credits
14,000 Victory Points Spacer.pngSocialLesson.pngFlipCommon.png
Common Social Lesson
Common Universal Translator
16,000 Victory Points Chroniton 75 Chronitons
17,000 Victory Points Credits 30,000 Credits
18,000 Victory Points Merit 500 Merits
21,000 Victory Points Chroniton 75 Chronitons
23,000 Victory Points Spacer.pngAstrometricChart.pngFlipRare.png
Rare Astrometric Chart ★★★
Uncommon Ice Cream ★★
24,000 Victory Points Chroniton 75 Chronitons
25,000 Victory Points Timekeeper Tenavik Head.png Timekeeper Tenavik
27,000 Victory Points Credits 35,000 Credits
30,000 Victory Points DynamicOfficerTraining.png
10 Dynamic Officer Training
75 Chronitons
35,000 Victory Points Credits 40,000 Credits
40,000 Victory Points Runaway Po Head.png Runaway Po
55,000 Victory Points 10xStandardTimePortal.png
5 10x Standard Time Portal
75 Chronitons
62,500 Victory Points Credits 50,000 Credits
70,000 Victory Points SupplyKit.png 1 Supply Kit
85,000 Victory Points Credits 75,000 Credits
100,000 Victory Points Spacer.pngRunawayPosOutfit.pngFlipLegendary.png Legendary Runaway Po's Outfit ★★★★★
130,000 Victory Points Runaway Po Head.png Runaway Po
160,000 Victory Points Merit 1,000 Merits
200,000 Victory Points Credits 150,000 Credits
250,000 Victory Points honor 1,500 Honor
300,000 Victory Points Voyage Revival 1 Voyage Revival
350,000 Victory Points 10xPremiumTimePortal.png 1 10x Premium Time Portal

Community Rewards

Victory Points Reward Obtained
300,000,000 Victory Points Profitable Ishka Head.png Profitable Ishka Yes
600,000,000 Victory Points Runaway Po Head.png Runaway Po Yes
1,000,000,000 Victory Points 10xPremiumTimePortal.png 10x Premium Time Portal Yes

Squadron Rewards

Ranks Credits Credits Replicator Rations (fuel)
1 125,000 ReplicatorRationLegendary.png 10 Legendary
2–3 90,000 ReplicatorRationLegendary.png 7 Legendary
4–5 85,000 ReplicatorRationLegendary.png 5 Legendary
6–15 80,000 ReplicatorRationSuperRare.png 10 Super Rare
16–25 75,000 ReplicatorRationSuperRare.png 6 Super Rare
26–50 70,000 ReplicatorRationRare.png 15 Rare
51–75 65,000 ReplicatorRationRare.png 10 Rare
76–200 60,000 ReplicatorRationRare.png 7 Rare
201–350 55,000 ReplicatorRationUncommon.png 15 Uncommon
351–650 50,000 ReplicatorRationUncommon.png 10 Uncommon
651–1000 45,000 ReplicatorRationUncommon.png 8 Uncommon
1001–1500 40,000 ReplicatorRationCommon.png 15 Common
1501–2000 35,000 ReplicatorRationCommon.png 10 Common
2001–2500 30,000 ReplicatorRationCommon.png 5 Common
2501–3000 25,000 ReplicatorRationBasic.png 15 Basic
3001–5000 20,000 ReplicatorRationBasic.png 12 Basic
5001–7500 15,000 ReplicatorRationBasic.png 10 Basic
7501+ 10,000 ReplicatorRationBasic.png 5 Basic

Phase 1, Faction Missions

One Step Behind Phase 1 ran from October 10, 2019 (12:00 ET) to October 12, 2019 (12:00 ET).

One Step Behind Faction Missions

Phase 2, Galaxy Missions

One Step Behind Phase 2 ran from October 12, 2019 (12:00 ET) to October 14, 2019 (12:00 ET).

Title Skills Bonus Traits Input Output
To Catch a Thief Follow to clues that lead to Mudd's whereabouts. AstrometricChartSuperRare.png Rumors of Mudd
Between the Cracks
Find hidden clues that may have been missed.
Engineering Jury Rigger, Innovator (both) EmergencyCommuniqueBasic.png Emergency Communique
Jury Rigger, Cultural Figure (both) IncenseBasic.png Raw Materials
Cold Storage
Talk to former jailmates of Mudd for any missing details.
Communicator, Spiritual (both) BurialRitesBasic.png Burial Rites
Ferengi, Crafty (both) FieldRationsBasic.png Rations
Command Spiritual, Klingon (both) PortableLaboratoryBasic.png Portable Laboratory
Looking Flash
Scour possible planets where Mudd could hide away.
Communicator, Prophet (both) RulesofAcquisition.png AI Behavior Routine
Security Ba'ul, Geneticist (both) StrikeforceCommunicatorBasic.png Strikeforce Communicator
Resourceful, Cultural Figure (both) EconomicStimulus.png Economic Stimulus
Maps and Legends
Plot out possible scenarios for where Mudd could be.
Civilian, Merchant (both) Holoimager.png Holo-imager
Rich, Crafty (both) VulcanTeaBasic.png Vulcan Tea
Command Resourceful, Ferengi (both) PoetryBasic.png Temporal Mechanics
Pattern Matching
Examine criminal activity for possible signs of Mudd.
Ba'ul, Brutal (both) ForceFieldRelayBasic.png Force Field Relay
Innovator, Resourceful (both) ToolboxFlipBasic.png Engineering Tools
Diplomacy Inspiring, Crafty (both) StrikeforceTricorderBasic.png Strikeforce Tricorder
People Person
Interrogate witnesses and associates of Mudd.
Brutal, Interrogator (both) ViolinBasic.png Music Theory
Security Brutal, Geneticist (both) EconomicStimulus.png Genetic Research
Command Cultural Figure, Prophet (both) HeavyDutyTricorderBasic.png Genetic Scanner
Where We've Already Gone
Mark the part of space that's already been searched.
Engineering Interrogator, Geneticist (both) StrategyBriefBasic.png Debate Strategy
Engineering Prodigy, Xahean (both) ReliefSupplies.png Relief Supplies
Science Klingon, Cultural Figure (both) WeaponCraftingBasic.png Weapon Crafting



The idea of anyone having that many time crystals in their possession is worrisome to Tenavik, but an inveterate criminal like Mudd with that much power could cause enormous chaos. [1]


  • Timekeeper Tenavik: "We Timekeepers may stay cloistered on Boreth, but stories have reached even us of this... Mudd. This man has no honor, and no capacity to understand the power that the crystals wield. If he does indeed have them, we are under a great threat."
  • New Eden Pike: "Agreed. Mudd's already used a small time crystal attempting to capture the Discovery. He must have sought a larger source when that failed. We just can't get rid of this guy. Let's put out an Federation alert for any information about his whereabouts."
  • Ba'ul: "One of your Federation members came to Kaminar and stole from us. A type of shielding for our drones went missing after we registered his presence. You will return to us what is ours and never return."
  • Profitable Ishka: "Perhaps you'd be so kind as to offer some assistance? We've been swindled by this Mudd in the past, and several Ferengi worry we'll be targets once again. Protecting our profits sometimes means asking help from others. Not one of the Rules of Acquisition, but still it's true."


  • New Eden Pike: "Look at everything that Mudd's gone after - all the tech and supplies. It seems like he's gathering pieces to build a ship, doesn't it? One that can withstand the rigors of time travel. He's crafty, but surely he's not smart enough to create an engine for that, right?"
  • Runaway Po: "Oh, yeah, he totally wasn't smart enough at all. But I sure was. He showed up and said I couldn't possibly design a ship's engine that used a time crystal. Well, I knew I could! I thought it was just theoretical. I... may have been wrong."
  • Choice A
    • Captain: "Don't feel too bad. Many people have been tricked by Mudd."
    • Runaway Po: "He just got into my head. I enjoy building new things. I love being extraordinary! But now I've threatened... all of space-time I suppose. I hope you find him."
  • Choice B
    • Captain: "Do you often accept challenges from people you don't know?"
    • Runaway Po: "I take my challenges from wherever I can. Don't you? I thought that flying through space meant you got to seek out challenge. That's what I was doing as well."
  • Choice C
    • Captain: "Could he have given any indication of his plans?"
    • Runaway Po: "He talked a lot, but I didn't believe any of it. He mentioned some woman named Stella, but said he was avoiding her. I don't remember hearing anything that counted as a real plan."
  • Timekeeper Tenavik: "This human, Mudd, is the type who the Timekeepers most feared would come to possess the time crystals of Boreth - reckless, selfish, impulsive. An entire ship powered by the crystals in his hands would be horrifying. We must find him, immediately."


  • New Eden Pike: "We've tracked Mudd directly to the mouth of the temporal anomaly that's caused so much chaos recently. What the hell could he be doing there?"
  • Timekeeper Tenavik: "Even I have no understanding of how the sacred time crystals and the temporal anomaly will interact. But I can predict that it shall lead to destruction. Whatever his plan, it is absolute madness."
  • New Eden Owo: "Scans of the surround [sic] area show several other incoming ships of a similar design to Mudd's. There's... dozens of them. They're all emitting an energy pattern which matches the chronal signature of the crystals."
  • Bounty Hunter Mudd: "Ah, I see you've finally caught up with me. Been a bit of a slow-poke, haven't you? Yes, well, to use a small cliche, time's up! By which I mean to say - you're already too damn late to stop me."