Iron Saga 03/02 Patch: Zhong Hu Arrived!



**New SSS Unit: Zhong Hu**

[Chassis I] Heaven's Call: Activates upon an enemy's release of active skill: Cleanses all buffs received by the enemy and shortens self's action CD by 25%; Meanwhile, all allies gain 15% HP recovery and reduce actions CD by 25%

[Chassis II] Scheming: Activates upon an enemy's HP dropping below 40%: Reduces its resistance to status conditions by 40% for the rest of the battle and causes it to lose control for a short period of time. Activates once per enemy.


**New Boss Challenge: Spectre of Hawkwolf (03.02 – 04.06)**

Ft. Boss raid against Zhong Hu and Super Voucher x10 as first-clear reward!


**New Time-Limited Event: Phantom in the Ruins (03.02 – 04.06) **

    Ft. 1 chapter, 6 stages dropping [Black Feather]


**New Pet: Aries**

    [Description (Max)] Pilot's all stats +15%; Reduces damage received at the front, upper body, and turrets by -20%. Can be stacked. Upon receiving damage, releases telekinesis and deals damage to nearby enemies. Activation interval: 5s.

    *Acquisition through Feather Exchange or Starlight Badge*


**Event Shop: Feather Exchange (03.02 – 04.13)**

    Collect [Black Feather] from the event in question and trade in for goodies!


**Battle Pass New Season (03.02 – 04.06)**

S-Class Rewards: [Mech Shard] Zhong Hu x30 and more!

A-Class Rewards: Limited skin for Archduchess Arseille (L2D) and many other resources


**Weekly Bonus Event: Arcade Game 2X Daily Attempts (03.02 – 03.09)**

Note: 1. Adds 8 additional attempts after update regardless if commander has challenged or not 2. Removes 8 attempts on the day event ends regardless if commander has challenged or not (commanders can no longer attempt that day if it is negative attempts)


**Rate Up**

**◆High-End Mecha Market Rate Up (03.02 – 03.09)**

**Banner 1: Zhong Hu (1%)**

    **Banner 2: Dancouga (1%)**

    **Banner 3: Percival (1%)**

    **Banner 4: Wo Long (1%)**

**Banner 5: Lex Aeterna (1%)**

    GUARANTEES: At least 1 Banner Mech for every 100 pulls. The counter resets each time players obtain the banner unit.

  Note: 1. Each Banner has a different counter.

  2. Gacha availability may be subject to change from update changes. It will be based on the most recent announcement.


**◆Pilot Recruitment Rate Up (03.02 – 03.09)**

**Archduchess Arseille, Iris, Sara Yuki (1%)**

  GUARANTEES: At least one banner pilot for each 100 pull. Upon acquiring one of the banner pilots and/ or banner changes, the counter resets.


**◆Random Encounter Rate Up (03.02 – 03.09)**

Stunning Robber (Ch.18)

    *(Possible drop: [Mech Shard] Artemis)*



    **Daily Fortune's Favor Pack (03.02 – 03.16) **

    (Super Voucher x1)

    **Spring Stamina Sale (03.02 – 03.16) **

(Diamond x360, Stamina Potion x18)

**Festive Mecha Sale (03.02 – 04.06)**

(Super Voucher x5, Ball Invitation x5)

    **Fortune Pack A (03.02 – 04.06)**

    (10-Draw Coupon x1, Stamina Potion x40, Primal Energy Core x2K)

    **10x Draws Coupon Big Sale (03.02 – 04.06)**

    (10-Draw Coupon x5, Stamina Potion x50)

    **New Year Special Sale (03.02 – 04.06)**

    (Solar Wing Medal x1, Sun Badge x1, Moon Badge x1, Starlight Badge x1, Heart Chest x1)

    **Zhong Hu Reskin Pack**

    (Diamond x1280, Zhong Hu Coating Scheme x1, Molecular-Scale Coating x6, Stamina Potion x30)



**◆Event Rerun: Valentine’s Day (02.16 – 03.09)**

Ft. 7 stages wrapped up in 1 chapter. Note that first clear rewards and stage progress will NOT reset for players who have finished it last time.


**◆Event Shop: Valentine’s Day Event Shop (02.16 – 03.16) **

Collect [Chocolate Broccoli] from Valentine’s Day event stages and trade in for Gangster, Ball Invitation, Primal Energy Cores, and more!

  *Note that the listed items except for Breaking Dawn Final Battle FA retrofit item will all reset for players who have purchased them in the last time.*


**Dancouga X Iron Saga Collaboration Rerun**

**Collab Pilots & Units(02.16 – 03.16) **

Collab-limited pilots: Shinobu Fujiwara (Dimensional Research Institute), Sara Yuki (Pilot Recruitment)

Collab-limited units: Dancouga, Black Wing


**Collab Story: Dancouga Super Beast Machine God (02.16 – 03.16)**

Ft. 16 stages organized into 2 chapters. Please note that first clear rewards and stage progress will NOT reset for players who have finished it last time.


**Collab Dev: Dancouga Dimensional Research Institute (02.16 – 03.23)**

You can develop up to 1 Dancouga unit and 4 Black Wings in the research institute in addition to acquiring Shinobu Fujiwara at 1K progress. Note this event development will NOT reset your previous development progress.


**Collab Boss Challenge: Severance of Concerns; Cleanliness of Mentality (02.16 – 03.16) **

Ft. Final Evolution Dancouga as final boss and [Random Cube · Dancouga] as first clear reward. Note your boss challenge record will not reset if you have slain the same boss before.


**Collab-limited Random Encounter Appearance (02.16 – 03.16)**

  Dimensional Beast Encounters (Ch.18 - Ch.46)



     **Good Luck Pack (02.23 – 03.09) **

    (Luck Chest x1, Use to get one of the following content: Gold *600K/ Gold *2M/ Part Shard Selector *1/ Mech Shard Selector *1/ Super Voucher *1/ Ball Invitation *1/ Diamond *60/ Diamond *2022/ Stamina Potion *5/ Rare Candy *1/ Mock Training Module *1)

**Selectable Part Shard Sale (02.23 – 03.09) **

(Part Shard Selector x1, Diamond x300)

**Fortune's Favor Pack (02.23 – 03.09)**

(Diamond x680, Super Voucher x5, Stamina Potion x10)

**Fortune Pack B (02.16 – 03.16)**

    (10-Draw Coupon x1, Stamina Potion x40, Gold x4M)

    **Collaboration Supply Pack (02.16 – 03.16)**

(10-Draw Coupon x1, Ball Invitation x10)

**Collaboration Limited Gift Box (02.16 – 03.16)**

(Dancouga Collab Limited Heart Chest x1 for Sara Yuki)

**10x Draws Coupon Big Sale (02.16 – 03.16)**

    (10-Draw Coupon x4, Parts Chest x80)

    **Masahiro Inoue Pilot Pack (01.18 -)**

(Diamond x1280, Masahiro Inoue x1, Unique Necklace x50, [Avatar] Masahiro Inoue x1)


**Ending Events**

**◆Boss Challenge: Ghost in the Abyss (02.02 – 03.02)**

    Ft. Super Voucher x10 as first-clear reward


**Battle Pass New Season (02.02 – 03.02)**

S-Class Rewards: [Mech Shard] Carestia x30 and more!

A-Class Rewards: Limited skin for Moerae and many other resources


**◆New Bonus Event: 5-Day Login Bonus (02.16 – 03.01)**

Log in during the event period to claim 5-day login bonus of free [Affectionate Rose] per day! [Affectionate Rose] can be used to pull goodies in event jackpot – [Oath’s Jackpot]


**◆New Jackpot Event: Oath’s Jackpot (02.16 – 03.01)**

Collect [Affectionate Rose] from the following channels and pull for 10-Draw Coupon, Super Vouchers, Awaken Token Chests and more here! [Limited Thematic Skin Selector] will come as the surprise reward where you can get one of the limited bridal skins for Hyrja and Arashi!

[Affectionate Rose] Acquisition: Login Bonus, Powerup Store purchase (diamond), bundle purchase (in-game purchase)


**Weekly Bonus Event: Card Game Arena Week (02.23 – 03.02)**



    **Festive Sale (02.16 – 03.01) **

    (Affectionate Rose x10)

    **Festive Sale (02.16 – 03.01) **

(Affectionate Rose x100)

**Valentine's Day Lucky Bag (02.16 – 03.01)**

    (Diamond x1314, Heart Chest x1, Passion Chocolate x3, Rare Candy x1)

**Valentine's Day Sale (02.16 – 03.01)**

(Diamond x1314, Rare Candy x1, Ring of Eternity x1, Affection Reset Coupon x1, Big EXP Capsule x50)

**Promotion Sphere Sale (02.02 – 03.02)**

(Random Cube · Carestia x1)

**Advanced Tickets Pack (02.02 – 03.02)**

    (Diamond x2480, 10-Draw Coupon x2)

    **10x Draws Coupon Big Sale (02.02 – 03.02)**

(Stamina Potion x50, 10-Draw Coupon x5)

**SSS Fortune's Favor Pack (02.02 – 03.02)**

    (Super Voucher x50, Ball Invitation x50)


**Bug Fixes and Other Notice**

>>For reference only. All the content listed above is not final. Subject to final in-game implementation.

>>Banner Pities (effective after the update): Banner 1 pity will carry over from Carestia to Zhong Hu; Banner 2: Dancouga pity remains; Banner 3 pity will carry over from Himiko to Percival; Banner 4 pity will carry over from Hel to Wo Long; Banner 5 pity will carry over from Grace to Lex Aeterna.

>>Clash of Apex (12v12) Mapping List (March): Umr, Percival, Belial · Legend, Snow Flake, Grace, Lex Aeterna, Artemis.


>>For the duration of the [Phantom in Ruins] event, you can get extra Moonchaser chests from achieving 500 activity points and 1000 activity points in Battle Pass quest system.