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Faction Event announcement: Children of Apollo 02/23/2017
Posted: 21 February 2017 09:38 AM   [ Ignore ]  
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Sensing an opportunity, Apollo has swooped down from Pollux IV and returned to Earth, declaring that it is only he and his fellow gods who can deliver the Federation from the temporal anomaly crisis. Can you redirect Apollo’s benevolence towards the Ferengi Traditionalists, who are in need of a miracle, or the Gamma Quadrant by way of the Bajorans, who know how to speak to a god?

Event Name: Children of Apollo
Event Type: Faction Event
Event Start: Thursday, 02/23 at Noon ET (17:00 UTC)
Event Finish: Monday, 02/27 at Noon ET (17:00 UTC)

Squadrons: Y - Crew Sharing: Y

Event Crew:

Goddess of Empathy Troi (New) 5* Legendary
Fully Fused Fully Equipped Level 100 Skills: MED 995 +(235-669), DIP 1101 +(74-155)
Traits: Empath, Cultural Figure, Hologram, Inspiring

Apollo (New) 4* Super Rare
Fully Fused Fully Equipped Level 100 Skills:  MED 582 +(236-586), DIP 590 +(74-170), CMD 303 +(96-196)
Traits: Inspiring, Caregiver, Musician, Cultural Figure, Brutal, Spiritual

Platonian Kirk (New) 4* Super Rare
Fully Fused Fully Equipped Level 100 Skills:  SEC 689 +(201-380), CMD 499 +(138-268), DIP 217 +(122-265)
Traits: Human, Federation, Starfleet, Inspiring, Romantic, Explorer, Telekinetic

These exact event crew provide the best bonuses, but all versions of event crew provide some.
(variants of Kirk and Deanna Troi)

Event Factions: Bajorans, Ferengi Traditionalists

Threshold Rewards (in order)
Command Wrap Kirk 3* Rare (existing)
Platonian Kirk 4* Super Rare (new)

Ranked Rewards (in order)
Deanna Troi 3* Rare (existing)
Platonian Kirk 4* Super Rare (new)
Goddess of Empathy Troi 5* Legendary (new)

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Posted: 21 February 2017 01:56 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]  
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Interesting.  Thanks for sharing.

Could we get a look at the art either here or on FB?

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Posted: 21 February 2017 03:32 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]  
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Hmmm will CW Kirk do more or less clogging of the airlocks than Lwaxana did? i have actually seen a surprising number of people use him in the gauntlet…and this continues a very welcome streak of Kirk events, which there cannot be too many of!

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Posted: 21 February 2017 04:40 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]  
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I’m assuming that for a lot of people that care about CW Kirk, many will wind up disappointed that they will only have the chance at 2/3.  At the same time, most that will get a 3/3 Troi will already have her 3/3 from rewards not that long ago.

Feels like a missed chance at a new 3* but maybe that is just the perspective of someone who has both at 3/3 already.

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Posted: 21 February 2017 05:08 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 4 ]  
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Will Rakal Troi also give a bonus in the event?

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Posted: 21 February 2017 06:56 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 5 ]  
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Ran Airen - 21 February 2017 04:40 PM

I’m assuming that for a lot of people that care about CW Kirk, many will wind up disappointed that they will only have the chance at 2/3.  At the same time, most that will get a 3/3 Troi will already have her 3/3 from rewards not that long ago.

Feels like a missed chance at a new 3* but maybe that is just the perspective of someone who has both at 3/3 already.

If it’s standard reward structure, I agree.  I’d have done 2* Kirk for threshold and then 3* in rank.  Personally I have 3* Kirk and Troi FF, so I don’t really care myself.

The one possible worry is if DB puts 3 copies of 3* Kirk in Threshold rewards and removes the lowest 4* threshold as a result.  Then you’ll need to finish in the top 2000 to FF Kirk instead of the top 2500.

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Posted: 21 February 2017 11:42 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 6 ]  
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Heather, can we get the 1/5 stats for Goddess of Empathy Troi, since those numbers are of greater importance to more people than the 5/5 stats?

Thanx.  smile

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Posted: 22 February 2017 04:15 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 7 ]  
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guest_814570415640578 - 21 February 2017 05:08 PM

Will Rakal Troi also give a bonus in the event?

Of course. Why wouldn’t she?

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Posted: 22 February 2017 05:11 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 8 ]  
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So Apollo seems like a male version of Edith Keeler with similar traits and good med roll. It’s good that he’s in packs as 1/4 is enough for the gauntlet. Kirk somewhat unremarkable.

Troi seems good, another 800 base DIP at 1/5 (probably) with a good med roll.

Probably safe to skip this one though, diplomacy is getting a bit overcrowded.

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Posted: 22 February 2017 12:01 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 9 ]  
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The announcement in game will be a bit delayed while we work on a small issue.

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Posted: 22 February 2017 12:21 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 10 ]  
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Shan - 22 February 2017 12:01 PM

The announcement in game will be a bit delayed while we work on a small issue.

Umm. This persists after restart.

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Posted: 22 February 2017 12:23 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 11 ]  
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SilverRose - 22 February 2017 12:21 PM
Shan - 22 February 2017 12:01 PM

The announcement in game will be a bit delayed while we work on a small issue.

Umm. This persists after restart.

As does the Children of Apollo pack offering Buy 1 for 72 Dilithium or Buy 1 for 72 Dilithium.

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Posted: 22 February 2017 12:28 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 12 ]  
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These are part of the issue we are currently working on. Stay tuned smile

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Posted: 22 February 2017 12:42 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 13 ]  
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The issue has been corrected.
The announcement in game will be done at 1 PM ET (18:00 UTC)

You will need to refresh the game to see the correct offers in the Time Portal.

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Posted: 22 February 2017 12:49 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 14 ]  
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Shan - 22 February 2017 12:42 PM

The issue has been corrected.
The announcement in game will be done at 1 PM ET (18:00 UTC)

You will need to refresh the game to see the correct offers in the Time Portal.

I just reset the app and still have the wrong offer

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Posted: 22 February 2017 01:04 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 15 ]  
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It now after 1pm est and the countdown clock is running but the $99.99 offer is still showing Uhura.  Is the offer being updated or are we stuck with uhura

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