Check out the latest news regarding first few details of Anthem's Cataclysm event! This includes new information from the developers regarding the event's loot, map, and more!
Cataclysm Event Overview
A New Faction Rises In The Cataclysm
The Cataclysm Event is a limited-time mode where a new faction from the Dominion appears. It's your mission to solve the mysteries of the Cataclysm and defeat this new faction lead by a new character: Vara.
Cataclysm Event Details
- 8 Week Event
- First 2 weeks are comprised of pre-events
- New area: The Cataclysm
- New Systems: Scoring, Inversions & Leaderboards
- New Power & New Rewards
SOURCE: Official Developer Livestream
New Elements In Cataclysm Event
Whole New Map For You To Explore
The Cataclysm will feature a whole new map for you to explore. This map will be in the middle of a storm. Staying out too long in the storm will deplete your stability meter and make your Javelin susceptible to high damage from enemies!
Safe Zones Can Be Found Around The Map
You will be able to find several areas within the map that shields you from the storm. Use this to refill your stability meter in order to continue exploring the map!
Solve Arenas To Defeat Vara
The map will be littered with Arenas for you to solve. Solving arenas will increase your score, increase your score multiplier, and extend the time left you have to defeat Vara.
New Loot Added To The Game
- New Weapons
- New Masterwork Gear
- New Melee Equippable Slot
- New Masterwork and Legendary Support Gear
- New Items have higher power level than existing itmes
Rewards and loot in Anthem will be receiving an update in the Cataclysm event. New weapon types will be added, along with new melee slots which are variants of the existing melee weapons!
Can Be Obtained Via War Chests
You will be able to get these new rewards by acquiring War Chests from a new Vendor in Fort Tarsis. You can get War Chests by playing events in the Cataclysm event which earns you currency. The currency can be used to buy War Chests.
Weekly Inversions Will Augment Game Elements
Inversions change the elements of the game on a weekly basis. These inversions can make players rethink their strategies and playstyles. For example,
Additional Changes To The Game
Luck Will Be Replaced With Armor
More loot will be dropping from enemies and chests as you explore the world! Along with the Cataclysm event, Luck will not be an element when it comes to loot drops. Players with high Luck stats will be replaced with armor stats.