Airstrike

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Fully upgraded to Heavy Airstrike

"A fighter in orbit diverts to your location and delivers a high speed airstrike on the beacon."
- Armory Description

Stratagem Code[edit | edit source]

Players must enter the following sequence, using the controller d‑pad, in order to call down this Stratagem during a mission:
Arrow 3 R.pngArrow 4 U.pngArrow 1 D.pngArrow 3 R.pngArrow 2 L.png

Unlock Requirement[edit | edit source]

The Airstrike is granted to the player as a reward for completing all the missions on its associated planet (typically a medium-low level planet - difficulty 4 to 6).

Upgrades[edit | edit source]

Upgrade Cost Effect
Strat Airstrike mk1.png Mk1 Basic variant, no upgrades.
Strat Airstrike mk2.png Mk2 Research-point.png 2 Improved airstrike contains more bombs covering a larger area. Stratagem name changed to Improved Airstrike.
Strat Airstrike mk3.png Mk3 Research-point.png 2 Further improvements result in a larger explosion, covering a significantly larger area. Stratagem name changed to Heavy Airstrike. This upgrade requires the Vindicator Dive Bomb Mk2.

Gameplay Tips[edit | edit source]

  • The Airstrike always arrives perpendicular to the throw.
  • This Stratagem can be used to destroy mission targets (Cyborg AA Guns, Bug Nests or Illuminate Beacons) instead of the standard-issue NUX‑223 Hellbomb.
    • It can take out multiple Bug Nests if they are clumped together. If you have to destroy a full group of 5 nests, two well-placed Airstrikes will do the trick.
  • When fully upgraded, the Airstrike becomes a deadly and highly reliable Stratagem for clearing out groups of enemies. It is even strong enough to destroy enemies like Bug Behemoths with only a single use.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • The Airstrike was re-balanced in Patch 1.04. The damage was increased and the activation time was reduced from 3 seconds to 2 seconds.
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