Specially Made (Level 160) — Eliminate 50 Special or Elite enemies with launchers or Special weapons. — 8,500 XP (Three Tiers)
This challenge highlights these weapons’ effectiveness against single enemies, especially the lock-on launcher which can target them directly.
Pack-a-Punching and Ammo Modding these weapons will help you destroy Special or Elite enemies quicker, so consider saving Essence for those great upgrades. Otherwise, keep upgrading them via the Armory with Salvage, and consider using an automatic weapon as a secondary to deal with the low-health cannon fodder before focusing efforts on the big bad Special or Elite.
Pull! (Level 170) — Shoot down 25 Tempest bolts — 8,500 XP (Three Tiers)
When a Tempest comes into play in Outbreak, most often in later rounds, they will fire bolts of electricity that deal damage and disable your vehicles.
As soon as you find one, focus your fire on the Tempest Bolt itself to shoot it out of the air. If you keep a Tempest alive, it will continue firing these bolts every so often, should you be low on interceptions for this challenge.
This is also easiest to do with an automatic weapon, as you can spray towards the enemy projectile as a worst-case scenario.
Unshakable (Level 180) — Survive 5 Demented Echo ambushes — 8,500 XP (Three Tiers)
Terrified of surprise Mimics? Then take a deep breath before encountering a Demented Echo.
These fiery demons will appear randomly in Outbreak without warning. If you see one from a distance, shoot it immediately before it calls for help. Otherwise, if it comes from out of nowhere to scare you, your initial reaction of firing everything you have at it while it charges forward is, in fact, considered the most effective tactic available to you.
Salvageable (Level 190) — Kill 250 enemies with Lethal Equipment — 8,500 XP (Three Tiers)
This will be done over time, so our advice is to combine this with your Daily Challenges to maximize your XP earnings.
Look for challenges that call out kills or medals with specific Lethal Equipment (e.g. Molotovs, Tomahawks, etc.), and be sure to craft as many as possible at the Support table. If you want to get multiple Equipment kills at once, try using a Decoy or Monkey Bomb to lure the undead into your trap.
Gunsmith Weapon Blueprint of the Week
Earlier this week, the “Tracer Pack: Runic Demise” Bundle brought three new Weapon Blueprints to the Store from the previously undiscovered corners of nature itself, including the gorgeous “Natural Wonder” Legendary assault rifle Blueprint.