TR: “The Gift of Giving” Camp Kill Points Tournament

This week Thunder Run features a Thanksgiving-themed Camp Kill Points Tournament!

Tournament Rules

From November 23rd – November 30th, head to the regional map and feast on Red Pole camps in an effort to reach the Top 3 of the ‘Kill Points’ weekly leaderboard.

The top 3 players on the ‘Kill Points’ leaderboard at 17:00 GMT on November 30th will receive the following prizes:

  • 1st Place (Grand Prize): 2,000 gold, a turret or unit blueprint of your choosing, and a turret or unit blueprint of a friend’s choosing to gift to a friend
  • 2nd Place: 1,000 Gold
  • 3rd Place: 600 Gold
  • Tournaments end on November 30th, 2017 at 17:00 GMT, at which point winners will be announced, and prizes awarded.

    Happy feasting, Commanders!

    TR CPT Edison Levels, War Pirate Hardware, and Unit Improvements – November 23 Patch Notes

    New this week in Thunder Run:

    Double Hardware From War Pirate

    This week, War Pirate bases now feature double the amount of Hardware loot they had previously.

    TOC Leader Updates

    CPT Edison, the TOC Leader focused on Engineering, can now be upgraded to Level 48 in your Leader Barracks.

    • Level 48 specialization bonuses range up to 22.8% for research, repairs, or production, depending on which of the random specializations of CPT Edison you possess:
      • Research Engineer: Up to +22.8% to building upgrade speed and unit/turret research speed
      • Repair Engineer: Up to +22.8% to unit repair speed
      • Production Engineer: Up to +22.8% to unit training, turret mounting, and Yard collection speed

    To acquire CPT Edison, start by hiring LT Edison in the Store, and use your Leader Barracks to level him up. Once LT Edison reaches Level 21, he promotes to CPT and randomly gains one of the three specializations named above.

    Unit Improvements

    The Elite Truck Bomb now does +50% damage against turrets at all levels.

    A Soldier provides security to his team as they move a cargo vehicle that was disabled as part of a complex enemy attack scenario.
    A Soldier provides security to his team as they move a cargo vehicle that was disabled as part of a complex enemy attack scenario. (Photo: Sean Kimmons)

    Good hunting, commanders!

    TR: Elite Unit Improvements – November 18 Patch Notes

    Following earlier announcements of one-week sales on two popular ONP unit blueprints and new leader training upgrades, we have two more bonus updates in Thunder Run this week:

    Elite Unit Improvements

    More units are gaining improved permanent stats:

    • Elite Rifleman: 30% more DPS
    • Elite Stryker: 30% more DPS
    • Elite TOS-1A: 30% more DPS
    • MSTA: 30% more DPS
    • Elite BTR-90: 30% more HP
    • Elite BMP-1: 30% more HP

    Elite Truck Bomb Specialization

    The Elite Truck Bomb gains more toughness against turret weapons

    • 50% damage reduction from turret shots (up from 25% previously)

    Good hunting, Commanders!

    TR: Training Speed Enhancements – November 17 Patch Notes

    Yesterday we announced one-week sales on two popular ONP unit blueprints.

    Now there’s a new way to spend less time waiting for leader upgrades, added this week in Thunder Run:

    Training Speed Enhancements

    Upgrade your leaders to higher levels more quickly using new research and training speed upgrades on your Leader Academy and Leader Barracks.

    In addition to all existing bonuses, these enhancements improve upgrade times by 4% when at maximum level.

    Just look for the new “+” buttons on the building’s View Stats (Upgrade) menu:

    Improve Leader Training Speed with new Enhancement Options

    Good hunting, Commanders!

    TR: TOS-1A and Elite Ka-50 Sale – November 16 Patch Notes

    New this week in Thunder Run:

    Event Prizes Sale

    Two of the most popular units in Thunder Run are on sale this week!

    • TOS-1A: 25% ONP discount
    • Elite Ka-50: 25% ONP discount

    Check for these blueprints under Store → Event Prizes.

    Good hunting, Commanders!

    The real Ka-50 – U.S. Air Force photo by Karen Abeyasekere

    TR: Quarry Turret Upgrades, More Unit Improvements – November 9 Patch Notes

    New this week in Thunder Run:

    New Levels

    • The Transmitter can now be upgraded to Level 10, allowing more and bigger units to be donated to Clanmates.

    Unit Improvements

    • Elite Rifleman: 30% more HP at all levels. Now sports up to 8,750 HP at max level!
    • Elite Truck Bomb is now specialized as a turret-killer:
      • +300% damage against Turret Emplacements and MG/Mortar/TOW Towers
      • -50% damage against targets that are not turrets

    Quarry Turret Upgrades

    Inside of quarries, MG Towers, Mortar Emplacements, and TOW Emplacements can now be upgraded to boost defenses.

    The maximum upgrade level depends on the size of the quarry, as follows:

    • Small (S) Quarries: MG Tower L4, Mortar Emplacement L4
    • Medium (M) Quarries: MG Tower L6, Mortar Emplacement L6
    • Large (L) Quarries: MG Tower L8, Mortar Emplacement L8, TOW Emplacement L2
    • Extra-Large (XL) Quarries: MG Tower L10, Mortar Emplacement L10, TOW Emplacement L4

    Good hunting, Commanders!

    TR: Units Powering Up – November 2 Patch Notes

    New this week in Thunder Run:

    Elite Truck Bomb Update

    The Elite Truck Bomb gains two improvements to make it more effective for killing Turret Emplacements:

    • Double HP at all levels
    • Anti-turret armor: the Elite Truck Bomb now takes 25% less damage from turret shots
      • Displayed as a new Turret Armor stat on the Upgrade & Unlock menu

    Other Unit Improvements

    More units are getting improved this week:

    • Elite Rifleman:
      • 20% more DPS
      • 50% more damage vs. aircraft
      • 15% more weapon range
    • Elite OH-58: 15% more DPS
    • Combat Engineer: 10% lower training time
    • Truck Bomb: 20% more HP at all levels
    • Elite MSTA: 25% more HP at all levels
    • MQ-8B: 20% more HP at all levels

    New Equipment Items

    This week’s special event also features new Event Prizes:

    • AP Ammunition, Ballistic Armor, Laser Sights for the following units:
      • Elite Stryker
      • Elite OH-58

    Technical Updates

    • When a friendly unit drops below 50% health, the HP bar now changes color from green to yellow (and enemy HP bars change to a darker shade of red).
    • As announced previously, the maximum XP level is now Level 75.

    Good hunting, Commanders!

    TR: New XP Levels Coming November 2!

    Coming this Thursday, November 2 in Thunder Run:

    New XP Levels

    Reach for the stars – Thunder Run is opening up new levels beyond 60!

    • The new level limit will be Level 75.
    • On release day, players who have been gathering XP at Level 60 for a long time may immediately jump to a higher level, according to the XP requirements listed below.
    • Going above Level 60 will NOT change your PvP level attack range at all. See the latest PvP level table for details.

    Here are the new XP requirements:

    Level XP Required
    75 (new max) 519,779,562
    74 472,526,874
    73 429,569,886
    72 390,518,078
    71 355,016,434
    70 322,742,212
    69 293,402,011
    68 266,729,101
    67 242,481,001
    66 220,437,273
    65 200,397,521
    64 182,179,565
    63 165,617,786
    62 150,561,624
    61 136,874,203
    60 (current max) 124,431,094

    Good hunting, Commanders!

    Coming Soon: New “Revenge Rule” Following “Shark Tank” Changes

    The Community has spoken, and we hear you loud and clear! Coming October 23rd in Thunder Run and Days of Valor:

    PvP Updates

    Starting on October 23rd

    • The current “revenge” rule that activates when you launch an attack against a player’s home base will now also activate when you launch an attack against a player’s battalion. This will allow Commanders of any level to launch a revenge attack on a player that is outside of their normal attack level range when deemed necessary.

    Feedback Thread

    What do you think about this upcoming change? Let us know in our official forum feedback thread. See you there, Commanders!

    Landmine Production Bonuses, Turret Sale, and More! – October 19 Patch Notes

    New this week in Thunder Run and Days of Valor:

    Building Improvements

    The Level 11+ Weapons Factory now gives greater bonuses to production speed of landmines and turret weapons. The speed bonus is now +85% for a Level 14 Weapons Factory.

    The Level 9+ Leader Barracks now gives a greater bonus to leader training speed. The bonus is now +210% for a Level 10 Leader Barracks.

    Unit Updates

    Several blueprint-based units are increasing in toughness. The following units now have 20-30% greater HP at all levels:

    • BRDM-3
    • Elite OH-58
    • Elite Rifleman
    • Truck Bomb
    • MQ-8B

    Security teams will no longer activate from units that begin a battle with less than 50% HP. To deploy a security team when a unit is destroyed, the unit must start the battle with at least 50% HP.

    Event Prizes Turret Blueprint Sale

    This week only – the Event Prizes store includes big ONP discounts on defensive turret blueprints:

    Level 11-12 blueprints:

    • FASCAM
    • M45 Quadmount
    • C-RAM
    • HEL Laser
    • Artillery

    Level 11-12 and Level 13-14 blueprints:

    • MG Tower
    • Mortar
    • TOW Missile Launcher

    Clan Membership History Improvements

    • The Clan History tab on the Player Info menu now shows the name of the Clan officer responsible for inviting or kicking the player.

    A Soldier provides security to his team as they move a cargo vehicle that was disabled as part of a complex enemy attack scenario.
    A Soldier provides security to his team as they move a cargo vehicle that was disabled as part of a complex enemy attack scenario. (Photo: Sean Kimmons)

    Good hunting, commanders!