Defend-EventBox-Icon.png   PvE DEFENSE EVENT # 5   Defend-EventBox-Icon.png
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Silver Skull Onslaught is the 5th PvE Defense Event to be presented in War Commander.
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Event Information

EVENT STARTS June 02, 2016


EVENT ENDS June 04, 2016
EVENT NUMBER 5 5th Onslaught PvE Defense Event
EVENT CLASS PvE Defense Players Must Successfully Defend Against A Series of Attacks By Rogue Forces
ANTAGONIST Eastern Horde Commanded By : General Mutoto
EVENT DURATION 3 Days 5 Days - May Be Limited Depending On Player's Individual Start Time & Date
EVENT PROGRESSION Wave System A Limited Succession of Progressively Harder Waves
TOTAL WAVES 50 Waves The Event Is Complete When The 50th Wave Has Been Successfully Completed
WAVE CHECKPOINTS Every 5th Wave Every 5th Wave Marks A Player's Progression And Awards Prizes
PLAYER ASSISTANCE NO Player May NOT Receive Assistance From Friendly Commanders
SPECIAL NOTES Silver Skull Onslaught may NOT be Repeated to earn additional Checkpoint Prizes

Detailed Play Information

Defense Objective Defend-EventBox-Icon.png

  • Defense of Rogue Attack - The Player is required to Defend their Base against 55 Waves of attacks from rogue forces in order to complete the PvE Defense Event.
  • Rogue Units - Each Defensive Wave may consist of Units in any number and combination of Ground, Air Units or both. The higher the Wave the harder the difficulty.
  • Successful Defense- The Player's Base is considered successfully defended when all attacking Rogue Units have been eliminated while preventing the Player's Command Center from being destroyed.
  • Repeatable Objective - The Player must repeat any wave in which the Command Center is destroyed in order to move on to the next wave.
  • Surrender - The Player may surrender a Defense Wave at any time during the Rogue Attack. After which the Player may then Repair and Adjust the Base Defenses and restart that Wave from the beginning.
  • Base Defender Platoon Damage - All units in the Base Defender Platoon are returned to their original Health at the conclusion of each Wave.
  • Multiple Direction Defense - For each wave the Rogue Faction will attack the Player's Base from one to all directions. Each time a wave is repeated the Units may rotate their positions in the attack.




Event Prizes

1,000 Medals Medals-1K-Onslaught.png Wave 5 Adequate Storage Capacity Medals
Lead Operator x2 LeadOperator-x2-Onslaught.png Wave 5 Sniper    Level 8 Academy Special Forces    Infantry
1,000,000 Thorium Thorium-1M-Onslaught.png Wave 10 Adequate Storage Capacity Thorium
Operator x2 Operator-x2-Onslaught.png Wave 10 Sniper    Level 8 Academy Secial Forces    Infantry
5,000,000 Thorium Thorium-5M-Onslaught.png Wave 15 Adequate Storage Capacity Thorium
2,000 Medals Medals-2K-Onslaught.png Wave 15 Adequate Storage Capacity Medals
Lead Commando x1 LeadCommando-Onslaught.png Wave 20 Sniper    Level 8 Academy Special Forces    Infantry
10,000,000 Thorium Thorium-10M-Onslaught.png Wave 25 Adequate Storage Capacity Thorium
5,000 Medals Medals-5K-Onslaught.png Wave 25 Adequate Storage Capacity Medals
Commando x2 Commando-x2-Onslaught.png Wave 30 Sniper    Level 8 Academy Special Forces    Infantry
Devastation Rounds x2 DevastationRounds-x2-Onslaught.png Wave 30 Schem. with a Custom    Commando II Slot Limited Tech
15,000,000 Thorium Thorium-15M-Onslaught.png Wave 35 Adequate Storage Capacity Thorium
7,000 Medals Medals-7K-Onslaught.png Wave 35 Adequate Storage Capacity Medals
25,000,000 Thorium Thorium-25M-Onslaught.png Wave 40 Adequate Storage Capacity Thorium
15,000 Medals Medals-15K-Onslaught.png Wave 40 Adequate Storage Capacity Medals
Adv.Tempest x2 Adv-Tempest-x2-Onslaught.png Wave 45 Paladin    Level ? Tech Center Special Forces - Vehicle
Shard Expanders x2 ShardExpanders-x2-Onslaught.png Wave 45 Schematic with a Custom    Tempest I Slot Limited Tech
Silver Skull Trophy SilverSkullTrophy-Onslaught.png Wave 50 NONE War Trophy
Gold Skull Trophy GoldSkullTrophy-MainPic.png Wave 55 NONE War Trophy
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Additional Facts

  • There are 50 Defensive Waves to complete in order to complete the Silver Skull Onslaught campaign.
    • Silver Skull Onslaught may NOT be repeated.
  • Every 5th Wave is a Checkpoint Wave :
    • Each checkpoint awards all of the prizes contained within
  • All Units in the Base Defender Platoon have their Health reset after each wave.
    • Health is returned to the level it was prior to the start of the wave.
  • Damage done to the Player's Base structures repair at the normal rates.
  • All items awarded as prizes must have adequate space to be received. Any over flow will be lost.
    • A player must have the correct available Unlocks ( if applicable ) to receive Units or Limited Tech.
    • A player may only receive an amount of Medals or Thorium that they have to the ability to store.
  • Any Limited or Epic Tech Prize unlocked without having the proper Schematic unlocked to utilize it will be become available once that Schematic has become available to the Player.


  • Silver Skull Onslaught is the third PvE Defense Event in a row to feature the Eastern Horde as antagonist.
  • Earning 5,000 Medals for completing Wave 5 will satisfy the requirements for any and all uncompleted PVP Combat Missions.
    • Mission - Bounty Hunter
    • Mission - Solider of Fortune
    • Mission - Pillage and Burn
  • Silver Skull Onslaught is a Non-Official name created by WCwikia to distinguish this Onslaught from others.
    • It may also be refereed to as the June 2016 Onslaught.
  • Information on the 2nd War Trophy awarded for completing Wave 55 was not released prior to the Start of the event.

Firsts & Records


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Commanders who can conquer the Onslaught waves will earn the Silver Skull to warn enemies of their defensive might. Are you strong enough? Onslaught begins June 2nd and ends June 4th at Midnight Pacific Time (11:59 PM)!

Powerful units and components await you the longer you can survive this month's Onslaught. Use Bastions to get further than you could before!
  — Onslaught Kixeye Forum Description [src]

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  — In-Game Description [src]

Related Pages

External Links

  • Kixeye Forum ( 05/31/16 ) - Onslaught - ( Official ) - Introduction Thread


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