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Sale: Radiant Strongbox of the Inventor (Escalade) - 26/05/2017
Sale: Radiant Strongbox of the Inventor (Escalade) - 26/05/2017
26.05.2017

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Dear Sarnaut,

The crown jewel of Sarnautian combat engineering – the Assault Shell – has yet another priceless model inserted into the collection – the Assault Shell "Escalade"! This pristine power suit is choc full of gadgets and technical wizardry, providing the operator with all manner of beneficial abilities, such as enhanced defences and increased mobility. Such power cannot be handed out lightly, hence the schematics for this breakthrough have been safely locked away within the Radiant Strongbox of the Inventor, on sale from May 26th to June 2nd, 12:00 CEST (3am PDT)!

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Wearing an Assault Shell prevents the wearer from taking fall damage, operates at functional speeds even when submerged, and can even be equipped when 'knocked out of the saddle'.

Its portable barrier generator can be used to absorb damage taken by allies, and if a battle doesn't go according to plan, the Shell also has an inbuilt emergency repair feature that will restore 50% of its health instantly, at the cost of a repair kit. Lastly, there are multiple handbooks available that help incorporate even more functionality into your Assault Shell.

As the pinnacle of engineering, it provides its owner with reliable protection and additional possibilities in battle:

Cover Up If within 10 seconds after this function is activated the target’s health drops below 30%, it receives the Secure Cover effect which reduces all its incoming damage by 90% for 4 seconds.
Assault Shell When your health drops below 50%, Assault Shell starts absorbing 50% of the incoming damage. This effect fades if the shell is destroyed.
Emergency Repair After activating this ability, 50% of Assault Shell's health is instantly restored. It consumes 1 Emergency Battery.

Valuables Exchange Table

Escalade Assault Shell Ready-to-use Escalade Assault Shell can be found in any Strongbox of the Inventor. You cannot trade it for any other valuables.
Part of Escalade Assault Shell Collect 100 parts and exchange them for complete Escalade Assault Shell.
Newest Handbook of the Inventor This Handbook can grant you the Last Chance ability or can be traded for 30 Parts of Assault Shell.
Secret Handbook of the Inventor This Handbook can grant you the Regeneration ability or can be traded for 10 Parts of Assault Shell or a Legendary Scroll of the Commander. 3 Secret Handbooks can be traded for a Newest Handbook of the Inventor.
Full Handbook of the Inventor This Handbook can grant you the Gallop ability or can be traded for a Part of Assault Shell. 10 Full Handbooks can be traded for a Secret Handbook of the Inventor or a Greater Scroll of the Commander.
Medium Handbook of the Inventor This Handbook can grant you the Auto Defense ability. 10 Medium Handbooks can be traded for a Full Handbook of the Inventor or a Medium Scroll of the Commander.
Lesser Handbook of the Inventor This Handbook can grant you the Quick Activation ability. 10 Lesser Handbooks can be traded for a Medium Handbook of the Inventor or a Lesser Scroll of the Commander.
Page from the Full Handbook of the Inventor Combine 100 pages to receive a Full Handbook of the Inventor. Can be traded for a Fragment of the Greater Scroll of the Commander.
Page from the Medium Handbook of the Inventor Combine 100 pages to receive a Medium Handbook of the Inventor. Can be traded for a Fragment of the Medium Scroll of the Commander.

To trade an item, click on it in your bag and select what you want to exchange it for. Also, each Escalade Assault Shell goes with a Costume of Cold Synthesis which includes a headwear and a dungaree. The costume does not grant any bonuses but it looks stunning with the Assault Shell. However, both the costume and the Escalade Assault Shell can be equipped separately.

Skill Description Source
Last Chance:
When destroyed, Assault Shell heals you for 1,000,000.
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Regeneration:
Restores 2% health every 2 seconds – only works in combat.
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Gallop:
This ability will increase your movement speed (while wearing Assault Shell) by 20% for 12 seconds. If you had previously learned this ability, it will now apply to your Assault Shell.
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Auto Defense:
Your character automatically equips Assault Shell upon dismounting.
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Quick Activation:
Your character equips Assault Shell 20% faster.
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Last, but not least...

Daily Lottery:

Players who open a Radiant Strongbox of the Inventor will automatically join a unique lottery.

Each day, the player who opened more strongboxes than anyone else shall receive an Assault Shell's Color Pattern: Blaze, as well as an Unstable Multi-barrelled Turret - while incentive prizes, such as Gold and Crystal Chips, are also sent out to the players from the 1st to the 50th ranking.

1st Assault Shell's Color Pattern: Blaze
Unstable Multi-barrelled Turret
6,000 Crystal Chips
50,000 Gold.
2nd Assault Shell's Color Pattern: Blaze
6,000 Crystal Chips
40,000 Gold.
3rd-5th 6,000 Crystal Chips
35,000 Gold.
6th-10th 2,400 Crystal Chips
25,000 Gold.
11th-50th 25,000 Gold.

Lottery results are announced daily at noon - and remember - once this radiant sale ends, so do the lotteries!

-The Allods Team