Updated: Nov 26, 2020
War Commander Operation: Nighthawk is the 40th Special Event to be presented in War Commander.
Most cases Commanders are challenged to complete increasingly more difficult objectives against one or more Rogue Factions. With the successful completion of each objective in the allotted time the Player is awarded with special Event War Commander Experience Points (eXP) which they may in turn use to unlock Special Event Prizes in the Event Shop.
The Event Format for each Special Event may vary, see below for more information.
GENERAL EVENT INFORMATION
EVENT STARTS Jul 23, 2015
War Commander OPERATION: NIGHTHAWK
Sector Start Times
EVENT ENDS Jul 29, 2015
EVENT NUMBER 40 30 days since last Special Event
EVENT CLASS Hybrid Players Must Complete Both Attack and Defense Objectives
ANTAGONIST Corpus Commanded By : Unknown
EVENT DURATION 6 Days Event Shop remains open for additional 48 Hours.
EVENT PROGRESSION Tiered Bracket System Repeatable ABC Tier System with 4 to 5 Objectives
Operation: Nighthawk is the 1st Special Event to feature the Corpus faction.
Operation: Nighthawk is the 1st Special Event to use "Operation" in its title since Operation: Scorched Earth.
Event Firsts & Records
War Commander Firsts :
First appearance of a new Rogue Faction - Corpus - ( Operation: Nighthawk )
First appearance of a new Base Background - Corpus City - ( Operation: Nighthawk )
Special Event Firsts :
First appearance of a new Event Feature - Sector Goals - ( Operation: Nighthawk )
First appearance of a new Event Feature - Infiltrators - ( War Commander Operation: Nighthawk )
First Event to award a Prize for completion of Tier - Compressed Magazine & Nitrous Injector - ( Operation: Nighthawk )
Event Shop Firsts :
First Event Prizes to be offered for completion of a Tier - Nitrous Injector - ( Operation: Nighthawk )
First Event Prizes to be offered for both eXP & completion of a Tier - Nitrous Injector - ( War Commander Operation: Nighthawk )
Tiered Bracket System
R.U.B.I.'s Facebook : Operation: Nighthawk - ( Official )
Kixeye Forum ( 07/16/15 ) - Operation: Nighthawk - ( Official ) - Event Briefing
Kixeye Forum ( 07/16/15 ) - Sector Goals - Operation: Nighthawk Preparation- ( Official ) - Info
Kixeye Forum ( 07/20/15 ) - Tips and Tricks - Operation Nighthawk- ( Official ) - Tips & Tricks
Kixeye Forum ( 07/20/15 ) - Operation: Nighthawk Full Prize List- ( Official ) - Full Prize List
Kixeye Forum ( 07/20/15 ) - Operation: Nighthawk Discussion Thread- ( Official ) - Event Discussion
Kixeye Forum ( 07/23/15 ) - Goal Improvements!- ( Official ) - Sector Goal Reset Clock Extended
“ Recent recon has picked up new activity in the ruined cities. Additionally, fewer search units have returned fully intact. Something in the cities is eliminating our troops - something that they cannot see. We better prepare Commander, it looks like a new foe is on its way. ”
— Event Message #1
“ Helicopters have been spotted over the ruins of a nearby city. While they were quick to leave, they were around long enough to raise suspicion as to what they were after. Be on the look out, Commander, something is happening in the cities and int can't be good. ”
— Event Message #2
“ Commander! One of our recon troops has returned with vital information. Her report states that a massive helicopter stormed the city she was scouting. She narrowly escaped when facing a swarm of drones, after her convoy was hit by missiles. ”
— Event Message #3