Battle for Empire City FAQs
What is the Battle for Empire City?
The Battle for Empire City event is a syndicate-oriented event where you compete to earn your syndicate Influence Points. The members of syndicates with the most Influence Points will receive great rewards The Syndicate with the most points at the end of the event will win permanent control of the area of the city which is under contention, along with a special syndicate bonus.
How do I earn Influence Points?
Influence Points can be earned only by having your syndicate engage in battle with another syndicate. Once a syndicate has declared battle, it will get matched up with another syndicate and battle will begin. Each battle lasts a fixed amount of time. At the end of the battle, the side that has the most Influence Points wins. During a battle, there are two ways to get Influence Points: attacking members of the opposing syndicate and attack the Hideout and Safehouse of the opposing syndicate. Players get more Influence Points by attacking members than by attacking buildings, however they only get points if they win the match. Attacking the Hideout or Safehouse gives you less points then attacking players, but the points are guaranteed. The Influence Points received from attacking a Hideout or Safehouse are based on the damage you do, which in turn is based on your attack stats. Please note that all Influence Points you earn will be halved as long as the rival syndicate's Hideout is still standing.
What are Hideouts used for?
Syndicates will use one Hideout per battle. While a syndicate's Hideout is standing, the opposing syndicate will earn half as many Influence Points. Syndicates can spend money and bricks to upgrade their Hideouts to level 10. A Hideout will be consumed at the end of each battle regardless of whether it was completely destroyed or not.
What is the Safehouse used for?
The Safehouse remains for players from the opposing syndicate to attack after the Hideout is destroyed. It serves no other purpose.
What is the defense leader and how can I defeat them?
Each syndicate can set one member as the syndicate's Defense Leader. As long as the Defense Leader remains undefeated with part of their shield up, no other syndicate members can be attacked during battle. Once the Defense Leader has been successfully beaten by an attack, the rest of the syndicate members can be attacked. Defense Leaders have a new resource called "Shield Points". They start out with 100 Shield Points. Each unsuccessful attack will drain 10 Shield Points from the Defense Leader. A successful attack will consume all the Shield Points. Once the Shield Points reach 0, the Defense Leader is considered beaten and the remaining syndicate members can be attacked. The Defense Leader is chosen by the syndicate leader PRIOR to battle being declared.
Are syndicates locked during Battle for Empire City?
Syndicate rosters cannot be changed during the event. If you are not in a syndicate at the start of an event, you will not be able to participate in the event.
What is the different between a 72 hour Battle event and a 24 hour Battle event?
The duration of the battles is different for each respective event. The 72 hour event has one hour battles, while the 24 hour event has 30 minute battles. The cease fire at the end of the 72 hour event is one hour, while the cease fire for the 24 hour event is 30 minutes.