The “summer” Arknights event is here, with part one of Heart of Surging Flame coming right up! Once again, in changing up the schedule from its original Chinese server run, this was initially the second half of the event, with item collection similar to Operational Intelligence.
From 15 April 2020, 04:00 UTC -7 to 29 April 2020, 03:59 UTC -7, collect Obsidian Festival Bracelets from doing daily missions and event missions. A total of 4500 bracelets will be required to clear the shop, 2100 available from dailies. Notable rewards include:
- Skins for Castle-3 and Matterhorn
- Event plaque
- Integrated Device, Aketon
- Epic Supporter Tokens
- Furniture parts
- Chip catalyst
From 15 April 2020, 16:00 UTC -7 to 29 April 2020, 03:59 UTC -7 will be the Forging Steel banner, featuring the following Operators on rate up:
- 6-star Guard Hellagur
- 5-star Guard Astesia, 5-star Defender Croissant
- 4-star Vanguard Myrtle
From 17 April 2020, 04:00 UTC -7 to 1 May 2020, 03:59 UTC -7 will be the next Standard Headhunting banner, with the following Operators on rate up:
- 6-star Defender Hoshiguma, 6-star Medic Nightingale
- 5-star Vanguard Texas, 5-star Medic Warfarin, 5-star Guard Lappland
- 6-star Supporter/Summoner Magallan, 5-star Sniper Executor and 4-star Sniper Vermeil will be added to the standard pool
Nightingale and Warfarin are expected to be the Certificate Shop Operators.
Arknights for global, Japan and Korea should be receiving the Summer Guardians banner with 6-star Sniper Schwarz, and the event maps with event 5-star Medic Ceylon once Heart of Surging Flame part one is done, with skins to follow.