Zhanhu's Gambit event in For Honor

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What should I know about the "Zhanhu's Gambit" event?

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What is the Zhanhu's Gambit event?
When does Zhanhu's Gambit start and end on each platform?
What is the Emperor's Escape game mode?
What activities will be available during the event?
Is there any special event loot?
What is available for purchase in the game store?
Can I buy the event content once the Zhanhu's Gambit event is over?
Are there any special offers during the event?
Who can participate in the Zhanhu's Gambit event?
Who can participate in the weekly quests?
How can I report a bug?

 

What is the Zhanhu's Gambit event?
Rumour has it that an experimental weapon has turned the Blackstones into cursed warriors. 

You must protect the Wu Lin Emperor at all costs. 

Slay these cursed warriors and find unique loot including Effects, Ornaments, and Outfits for all Heroes. Only available during the event!

Don’t forget to invite your friends to join "Zhanhu's Gambit" and fight along your side!
 

When does Zhanhu's Gambit start and end on each platform?
Zhanhu's Gambit will be live on PS4, Xbox One and PC from December 19, 2019 at 1230 EST until January 2, 2020 at 0900 EST.

For any updates or changes to the schedule, please refer to the Reddit sub-channel.


What is The Emperor's Escape game mode?
Relive the journey of Sun Da who had to evacuate Qiang Pass while defending the Wu Lin Emperor.

Help the Emperor escape Qiang Pass by conquering zones and protecting him from altered Blackstones!


What activities will be available during the event?
From December 19, 2019 at 1230 EST until January 2, 2020 at 0900 EST, team up with other warriors to play the Faction Competition and win rewards. 

1st Place: 2000 Steel + Symbol
2nd Place: 1000 Steel + Symbol
3rd Place: 500 Steel + Symbol

Furthermore, you can participate in Weekly Quests via Arcade Mode.


Is there any special event loot?
Players can loot unique items during the event by playing the following game modes (PvP, PvAI, and PM):
 
•  The Emperor's Escape
•  Breach
•  Dominion
•  Tribute
•  Skirmish
•  Elimination
•  Brawl
•  Duel (only in PvP)
•  All available ranked modes

The following items can drop randomly at the end of all matches:
 
•  Battle Outfit: Gao Lei's Warrior
•  Ornament: Gao Lei's Keepsake
•  Idle Effect: Gao Lei's Ultimate
•  Emote Effect: Gao Lei's Ultimate
•  Execution Effect: Gao Lei's Ultimate

Please note that Sun Da's Spirit symbol can only be looted by playing The Emperor's Escape or Arcade Weekly Quests.

In addition, each of the 26 playable characters has 1 new weapon set made of 3 parts.
A weapon part may drop in every mode and in Scavenger Crates, as well as at the end of matches during Zhanhu's Gambit.

The weapons won't be available in the Zhanhu's Gambit bundles.


What is available for purchase in the game store?

Illustrious Outfits*
The For Honor team is happy to introduce two new Illustrious Outfits, available for all Heroes, which are available at the price of 20,000 Steel per Hero when the event starts on December 19th @ 1230 EST!
These new Illustrious Outfits are also part of the Zhanhu's Gambit bundles that will be available from December 19, 2019 at 1230 EST until January 6, 2020 at 0900 EST

New Emote*
One new Emote, Zhanhu's Fire, for all Factions, is available for a limited time. The Emote is available at 10,000 Steel from December 19, 2019 at 1230 EST.
They are also part of the Zhanhu's Gambit bundles that will be available from December 19, 2019 at 1230 EST until January 6, 2020 at 0900 EST.

*Please note that the Illustrious Outfits and the Emotes are not lootable.


Can I buy the event content once the Zhanhu's Gambit event is over?
You will still be able to buy the Zhanhu's Gambit bundles until January 6, 2020 @ 0900 EST.
Only the Illustrious Outfits will remain in the barracks after the event is over. 


Are there any special offers during the event?
Sure! The Zhanhu's Gambit bundles (60,000 Steel value) will be available on December 19, 2019 at 1230 EST for 45,000 Steel each (one per Hero).
They will be removed from the store on January 6, 2020 @ 0900 EST.

The price is calculated dynamically: if you own content already listed in the package, the price will be reduced according to the value of the content you already own. 

The Zhanhu's Gambit bundles will instantly unlock the following items for one Hero:
•  Illustrious Outfits: Sun Da's Gambit
•  Illustrious Outfits: Qiang Emissary
•  Emote: Zhanhu's Fire
•  Battle Outfit: Gao Lei's Warrior
•  Idle Effect: Gao Lei's Ultimate 
•  Emote Effect: Gao Lei's Ultimate 
•  Execution Effect: Gao Lei's Ultimate 
•  Ornament: Gao Lei's Keepsake


Who can participate in the Zhanhu's Gambit event?
Everyone who owns For Honor on PS4, Xbox One and PC can play the Zhanhu's Gambit event for free.


Who can participate in the weekly quests?
Weekly Quests are available for all players who purchased For Honor Marching Fire.


How can I report a bug?
Glitches and bugs can occasionally make it into our game. If you encounter any issues, please check our dedicated For Honor support page for articles about known issues.

If you have any other question, please get in touch.

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