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Event Horizon (2017) Holiday Event

Monday, April 3, 2017 to Monday, April 24, 2017


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The Event Horizon looms! Syphon empowered enemies have invaded paradise. Fight off Scrappers and Dark Matter, while they try to steal your life force! Complete Arkfalls for new rewards and contracts!

Finish the daily and weekly contracts to get your weekly reward. The reward will contain a guaranteed Legendary Accelerated weapon and an epic mod with the chance to be legendary (chance at a jackpot weapon).

A new pursuit has been added called "Gravitational Collapse". Complete this pursuit during the Event Horizon event to receive a special reward: epic jackpot weapon "Higgs" (Slugger) and the title "Singularity".



Ether Acceleration
[1] +7.5% Ammo pool regen / 10s
[2] +15% Reload
[3] Damaging an enemy applies particle overload for 15s (Cooldown: 0.5 s). Particle overload increases damage taken by 2.5% (Max Stacks: 10)
[4] Applying particle overload to an enemy improves accuracy, recoil, and rate of fire by 2.5% for 7.5s (Max Stacks: 10)

New Manufacturer: Accelerated grants an additional 10% Nano Proc Chance and 5% Life and Shield Steal! Every Accelerated weapon will have this innate bonus.

Jackpot weapon types: Mass Blaster (NEW X3 shot pistol), Slagger (NEW Rapid fire Slugger), Blast Rifle, Pulser, HP-A Wolfhound (Full-Auto), Auto Sniper Rifle (Full Auto), LM-43 Thunder

All of the jackpot weapons have brand new space themed skins!


  • HP-A Wolfhound: A fully automatic wolfhound with very high fire rate!
  • Auto Sniper Rifle: A fully automatic sniper rifle.
  • Mass Blaster: A pistol that splits 1 bullet into 3 with a very high rate of fire. Similar to the Blast Rifle.

As always, thanks for testing, and keep in mind that these notes are not final and subject to change.








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Destromathe: Compensation for Non Event Horizon Jackpots

10 months ago (April 7, 2017, 9:38 pm)

Hey All,

On the first day of Event Horizon, it was possible to have obtained a jackpot from a different event while at an Event Horizon major. This issue was resolved the following day, however...

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EmkoCZ (PC-EU)

I would like that outfit on picture.

10 months ago

ZachFett (PC-NA)

Damn, was kinda hoping for a reference to the movie with one of these weapons or something. :p

10 months ago