The Outer Worlds has two kinds of factions, primary and secondary. Both factions offer multiple faction quests that The Outer Worlds players can complete for rewards and XP. Faction quests are just one of the many different quests and activities in the game.
By completing faction quests players can gain reputation with various factions. Some companions of yours are associated with certain factions and depending on who your companion is certain faction quests will have different outcomes. Companions will lobby the player to support their faction but you do have the ability to make see things from your perspective.
The Ice Palace Quest Guide
When you talk to Lilya Hagen at SubLight Salvage Headquarters in Groundbreaker, after completing Space-Crime Continuum, you receive this quest.
To restore power you have to go to HRS-1084 station. Pick up UDL Identity Cartridge from a chair in the mess hall. Use the terminal to set the generator on normal. After talking to ADA, the Corporate Commander will contact you and you can Persuade her to not attack you if you have gained Adjutant Akande’s trust by completing The Demolished Woman quest.
Defeat the automechanicals when you go up the stairs and Pick up Blank UDL Keycard and use Encode Keycard on the terminal to get Electrical Control Room Keycard. When you exit the main room, you’ll come across a locked door that requires Lockpicking or you can use the Electrical Control Room Keycard. Use the terminal inside to disengage the security protocol.
Read the logs, in the next room, to get information on the experiments being done here and after reading, insert the SubLight Override Cartridge. This will give you 15000 XP.
Give Lilya the information you found and completion of the quest will net you 35000 XP and SubLight Salvage & Shipping Reputation as well as 2188 Bit Cartridges. In your interaction with Lilya, she will tell you to kill Eva Chartrand. This will give you The Chimerist’s Last Experiment quest and you’ll get Byzantium Estate Key.