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Task Force

summary

  • Task Forces are collaborative groups of players.
  • You must have at least a level 6 Headquarters to create a Task Force.
    • You can join a Task Force without having a level 6 or higher Headquarters, but you must be invited to the Task Force through the Friends List.
  • Users in a Task Force can chat with each other.
  • Players in a Task Force collect Intel which is used to go on Operations in the Blackguard Mainland.
  • On Operations, the players in the Task Force work together to take down Blackguard Factories and earn Force Points and Operation Rewards.
  • A player can only be in one Task Force at a time.

starting

  • TaskForceButtonYou must have a level 6 or higher Headquarters to start a Task Force.
  • After pressing the Task Force button below the High Scores button and selecting the “Create” tab, you input a name, description, type (Anyone can join, Closed, or Join by Request) and Victory Point entry requirement for your new Task Force.
  • You can also edit your Task Force’s logo by pressing the “Edit” button that is found below the default symbol.
    • The logo has three customizable aspects: the background, the middle, and the foreground.
  • After this, you create your Task Force after acknowledging that you can only create one Task Force per week. You can always go back and edit all the things you have set so far. Now, you can chat and build your group.
  • Once you have created your Task Force, you can raise the limit on the amount of people that can be in your Task Force by tapping the green button on the Task Force info screen that is to the left of the number of members.
    • Be warned however, you cannot lower this limit later if you raise it now. The leaderboard that your Task Force is on depends on your set limit, so if you raise your limit but do not have a higher amount of members, you will be ranked lower on your new leaderboard.
    • The limit starts at 5 and can be raised from there to 10, then 25, then 50 if you so choose.

Joining a Task Force

  • After pressing the Task Force button below the High Scores button and selecting the Find tab, you can search for Task Forces by name or tag.
  • Below the search bar, recommendations of Task Forces will be shown.
    • The recommendations can be based on your language setting, country, XP level, and people on your Friends List.
  • You cannot join a Task Force if it is full.
    • If the Task Force has reached its member capacity (5, 10, 25, or 50), someone will have to leave or be kicked from that Task Force before someone else can join.
  • You also must meet the Task Force’s minimum Victory Point requirement to join/request to join the Task Force.
    • The only way to get around this is to be invited through the Friends List. If someone already in the Task Force is on your Friends List and they invite you through it, you can enter the Task Force without meeting the Victory Point requirement or being accepted if the Task Force is Join by Request.
    • CommunicationsButtonYou can accept invitations through the Personal tab in the Communications menu.
  • You can only join up to ten Task Forces in one day.
  • If the Task Force is set to Closed, you will be unable to join or request to join until the Task Force changes that setting.

general

  • Players in a Task Force can chat through the chat window which is accessed through the button below the Diamond counter. Shared replays can also be viewed from this window. Note: This button, along with the Operation button, will not appear if you are not in a Task Force.
  • On a Task Force’s info screen, you can view basic information about it as well as a list of its members which shows each player’s name, XP level, Victory Point count, rank (discussed below), and the amount of Intel collected that week.
  • Once you are in a Task Force, you will begin earning Intel which allows the Task Force to start Operations.
  • Players can invite other players to join their Task Force by using the Friends list. Note that being invited is the only way to join a Task Force without having the required Victory Points or requesting to join Task Forces with that option enabled.
  • Learn more about Intel, Operations, and Operation Rewards on their pages.

Ranks

  • There are four ranks that people in a Task Force can have: Leader, Co-leader, Officer, and Member.
  • Only one person can be the Leader at one time, but there can be as many Co-leaders, Officers and Members as desired.
  • Members are the lowest rank. Higher ranks provide the player with extra rights in the Task Force.
  • This table displays what rights each rank has:
Leader Co-leader Officer Member
Can Promote/Demote without restriction Can Promote/Demote, except to/from Leader Cannot Promote/Demote
Can Edit Task Force Info Cannot Edit Task Force Info
Can Kick Co-leaders, Officers and Members unrestricted Can Kick only Officers and Members Can Kick a Member once every 20 Minutes Cannot Kick
Can Start Operations Cannot StartOperations
Can Sabotage Cannot Sabotage
Can Post/Edit Notes on Power Bases Cannot Post/Edit Notes
Can Chat/Share Replays
Can Attack in Operations

 

trivia

  • Friends who have not yet upgraded their Headquarters to level 6 are not technically barred from entering Task Forces. They are still able to be sent invites through the Friends List and can enter without the upgrade.
  • Every Task Force has a unique tag which can be entered into the Task Force search to find that specific Task Force. This makes it easier to find a certain Task Force especially if several Task Forces have that same name.
  • You cannot change the name of a Task Force once you have created it.
  • There are 3,360 unique ways to customize your Task Force’s logo.
  • If a player’s request to join is rejected or they are kicked, they can re-request or rejoin after 24 hours.
  • Players in your Task Force cannot appear on your Archipelago as opponents. If they appear on your map, the invasion is immediately lost, but not necessarily replaced immediately. If someone on your Archipelago joins your Task Force, then that recruit is lost from your map immediately with no guaranteed replacement.

2 comments

  1. Are Operations more difficult with a full task force of 50 players versus if it’s only 35 of 50 players? Curious to know if say Operation 10 Upper Lip is the same difficulty if you have 35 players or 50 players. Does game compensate for fewer task force members?
    thanks,
    d.

    • Ops are the same difficulty no matter what the size of the TF. However, the rewards are higher for the lower member TF. So a 10 man 10 finishing Milk Run will receive more rewards per member than a 50 man. Also, it doesn’t matter how many people are in the TF it is based off the max number it can take, not how many members it actually has. A 50 man TF with only 35 members will get the same reward as one with all 50 for the same op.

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