The limited time, titular Ancient Forge event will begin 29 July 2020, 10:00 to 12 August 2020, 03:59 UTC -7. Quantum Firecrackers can be obtained during the duration of the event to redeem items, including the 5-star Pull Specialist Operator, Snowsant. Players will need to have cleared stage 1-10 before the event is available.
The free 10-roll Headhunting Permit will be available from 29 July 2020, 04:00 to 12 August 2020, 04:00 UTC -7.
From 29 July 2020, 04:00 to 12 August 2020, 03:59 UTC -7, a log in event for 10 days will provide:
- Jessica’s outfit, Clivia
- Half year anniversary red envelope
- The first red envelope will provide 800 Orundum. Subsequent envelopes will randomly provide 200 / 300 / 500 / 800 Orundum
- Originite Prime
- Headhunting Permits
There will be even more log in rewards that will run until 11 August 2020, 04:00 UTC -7.
As mentioned, Nian will be a Limited Operator available from 29 July 2020, 10:00 to 12 August 2020, 03:59 UTC -7 and will not be added to Standard Headhunting when the Earthborn Metals banner concludes. There will be a 70% chance to obtain either Nian or Aak with both being the rate-up banner 6-star Operators.
The special packages will be available for purchase from 29 July 2020, 10:00 to 19 August 2020, 03:59 UTC -7. These were mentioned in the half-anniversary stream coverage.
All supplies and chips maps will be open from 29 July 2020, 04:00 to 12 August 2020, 03:59 UTC -7.
The Lungmen Eatery furniture set will cost 6445 Furniture Parts and will be available from 29 July 2020, 04:00 to 26 August 2020, 03:59 UTC -7.
Last but not least, 3-star Recruitment Exchange Voucher 1 and 4-star Recruitment Exchange Voucher 1 will be added to the store in August, allowing you to pick Operators of this rarity from the first Recruitment period. These only cover Operators available in Recruitment.
Good luck taming the Ancient Forge, celebrate the half-year in Arknights with a bit of a bang.