Community Announcements - Trion_Ocho

Enter the fray now through September 12th against 99ers and Grid. Pick up the new Adaptive Augmentation Synergy and the Disassembler Pack to help you in the fight!

99 Problems, the newest event in Defiance, is here on the New Frontier and you’ll need all your technical skills to be victorious. Fortunately you’ll have access to the new Adaptive Augmentation Synergy to help cut your enemies down in a hail of bullets!

Get off the Grid and start working on 99 solutions, Arkhunter!

Adaptive Augmentation Synergy
More bullets - less problems. That’s really all you need to know with Adaptive Augmentation. The more you shoot, the faster you reload, the quicker your bullets fire. Lay down a whole field of fire and let your enemies try to run!

Synergy: Adaptive Augmentation
[1] +3% Ammo Regen on Kill
[2] +10% Rate of Fire
[3] +10% Damage
[4] On kill, gain 10% Rate of Fire and -10% Reload for 10s (Max Stacks: 3)

Disassembler Pack
Utilizing the latest Grid Technology, you’ll literally take your enemies apart with cutting edge tech, while looking every bit the part!
The Disassembler Pack contains:
  • Legendary Charge Blade “Cutting Edge” with a new skin
  • CDC Eradicator outfit and headgear
  • TMW Hannibal 800R "Droid" vehicle
  • 30-day Patron Pass
  • “Disassembler” Title

So get started solving some problems, and send your enemies off the grid with the brand new 99 Problems event, Adaptive Augmentation synergy, and the Disassembler Pack!

Play Defiance today!
Community Announcements - Trion_Ocho

This deal is so good it’ll shock you! From now until August 22, all Ion Coil Supply Crates are 25% off!

These crates will only be available until August 22. Stock up now!

Ion Coil Sale Details
  • Start time: Friday, August 19 at 12:00 PM PST
  • End time: Monday, August 22 at 11:59 PM PST

Don’t miss out on Ion Coil before it bolts out of the store!
Community Announcements - Trion_Ocho

Join Producer Matt “Destromathe” Pettit, Designer Drew "Rarnok" Sheetz, and Senior Community Relations Manager Eric "Ocho" Cleaver on the Trion Worlds Twitch channel this Friday. We’ll talk about 99 Problems and more!

Defiance Livestream
Twitch Channel:
Start Time: Friday, August 19 at 11:30 AM PDT
Duration: 30-45 minutes

We can't wait to see you there, ark hunters!
Community Announcements - Trion_Ocho

Join the Battle now through August 15th against 99ers, Scrappers and Darkmatter, and pick up the new Ion Coil Synergy and Electrified Pack to help you in the fight!

The power is too much to handle in Rolling Blackout, the newest event in Defiance. All sorts of shocking enemies will be present, do you have the juice to beat them? Pierce the enemies shields and take them down! Drops during this event have a special manufacturer bonus; 10% additional shield damage and chance to proc your nanos.

Ion Coil Synergy
Unshielded enemies are a breeze with the Ion Coil Synergy; its powerful bonuses will blast through the opposition while the special jackpot drops bring an added burst of firepower.

Synergy: Ion Coil
[1] -15% Reload
[2] +8% Max Shield Capacity
[3] +10% Crit Mult
[4] On enemy shield break, increased damage by 20% for 5s

Jackpots include the Neutron Caster (Sentry Rifle), Mass Driver (BA Repeater), Circuitbreaker (Nomad SMG), Flux Inverter (Scattergun), Discharge Amplifier (Slugger), Polarity Diode (Magnum), and Volt Relay(LM-43 Thunder).

Electrified Pack
Our newest pack is shockingly good! Roll around the New Frontier in your RM Nomad V6 “Shocker” and take down your target with a Legendary Ion Afflictor. As an added bonus, parasites spawned with the Afflictor will give a surprising jolt of damage as their electric assault continues after the firing is done!

The Electrified Pack contains:
  • Legendary Ion Afflictor (Spawns electrified parasites whenever a target has been hit five times),
  • E-Rep Heavy Trooper outfit and headgear
  • RM Nomad V6 "Shocker" vehicle
  • 30-day Patron Pass
  • "Electrified" Title

So keep the power flowing, and put your foes lights out with the brand new Rolling Blackout event, Ion Coil synergy, and Electrified Pack!
Community Announcements - Trion_Ocho

Sometimes you can believe your eyes! From now until July 25, all Malicious Mirage Supply Crates are 25% off!

These crates will only be available until July 25. Stock up now!

Malicious Mirage Sale Details
  • Start time: Friday, July 22at 12:00 PM PST
  • End time: Monday, July 25 at 11:59 PM PST

Make sure to grab hold of this mirage before it disappears!
Community Announcements - Trion_Ocho

Join Producer Matt “Destromathe” Pettit, Designer Drew "Rarnok" Sheetz, and Senior Community Relations Manager Eric "Ocho" Cleaver on the Trion Worlds Twitch channel this Friday. We’ll talk about recent developments in Defiance, Rolling Blackout, and more!

Defiance Livestream
Twitch Channel:
Start Time: Friday, July 22 at 11:30 AM PDT
Duration: 30-45 minutes

We can't wait to see you there, ark hunters!
Community Announcements - Trion_Ocho

We are both excited and humbled when we see the spectacular things players create for our games. To show our appreciation for all you do, we’re proud to introduce the Trion Worlds Creator Program!

Whether you’re a shoutcaster, livestreamer, YouTuber, musician, or artist we want to support your creative spark. We’re looking for folks who consistently produce content featuring any or all of our games. Regardless if it’s your first time contacting us or we’ve been in touch before, everyone is welcome to apply!

Creators who are accepted into the program will be eligible for the following (and more):
  • Early Access to New Content and Games
  • Special Creator Program Loot
  • Giveaway Codes
  • Promotion on Official Social Media Channels
  • Trion Worlds Event Invitations

Apply for the Trion Worlds Creator Program today and share your passion with the world!
Community Announcements - Kiwibird

Hi there Ark Hunters,

As some of you may have noticed, there has been a lack of an orange hoodie on the Defiance live streams in recent weeks. I would like to share with you that I have been assigned a new mission on another project within the Trion Worlds portfolio.

Before going any further, I would like to say thank you to all of you, my fellow Ark Hunters. I have been fortunate to have been with you since the launch of the Arkbreaker DLC in 2013. Together we’ve been through many updates that helped make Defiance better and more unique than any other game out there. The Defiance family is something I will never forget; that includes both the players and the other developers on the Defiance team. Speaking of other developers, with my reassignment, we’ve opened up new opportunities for others on the Defiance team.

Taking over the helm is a very familiar face to the Defiance family: Matt Pettit, aka “Destromathe.” He has been with me since I took over Defiance over a year ago. Alongside him will be Drew Sheetz, aka “Rarnok,” your resident PvP and weapons specialist. Together they will continue to lead the team and Defiance into the future.

Good hunting,
Carble “LoCarb” Cheung


Hey All,

This will be an easy introduction, as many of you may already know me. For those who don’t, my name is Matthew “Destromathe” Pettit, and it has been my pleasure to work as Producer on Defiance for the past year and a half. Those of you who follow the forums or livestreams have seen me many times, and I am very proud to keep contributing to this amazing game. When I took over for Phantasie some 15 months ago, I knew that I would be attached to Defiance and its players, and I always imagined great things for this game!

Let me begin this Future of Defiance speech by giving LoCarb the sendoff he deserves. It has been a real honor and a pleasure working with him over the past 15 months. His contributions to this game will be remembered forever, along with that orange hoodie. I plan on setting up a scarecrow with the orange hoodie on it at his desk so that we can always imagine he is here with us. He has been given a fantastic opportunity to serve on Trove, and we know that he will do great things there, just as he has for Defiance.

Now, let’s move on to Defiance. Before we can talk about the future, we should touch on the past. Since launch, we have published 5 DLCs, a major land expansion, several world and holiday events, Expeditions, and numerous story/content updates, all on this short, 3-year road. The team has worked, and will continue to work, hard to bring only the best and most engaging content to you, the players. I am very proud of the content we have created, from our first content patch 3 years ago, to our recent Monterey PvP update, which brought some much needed love to PvP players.

So what’s in store for the future you ask? We definitely have some surprises up our sleeves, but one thing I can say for sure is that we want to keep giving you more of what makes Defiance so fun. No other shooter can give you the big open world fun with ALL of your friends and clan mates like Defiance can, and we are going to bring you MORE of exactly that.

Over the next year, we plan on making more of those amazing events, with tons of enemies and loot. Tired of the month long lulls of no events to play? We are going to fix that, and make sure that you always have something to look forward to, starting with a brand new event called Rolling Blackout. This will be the first event completely based on the Electrical nano - all enemies and loot will be designed with this nano in mind!

And what would Defiance be without weapons, weapons, and more weapons? Rarnok has taken on some new designer duties, and has some amazing things planned for you in the future. On more than one occasion, I have seen him cackling over at his desk at some of the things he has in store for the future. Look forward to seeing more of what you have been craving, and lots of it.

I am very excited about the road that Defiance currently is on, as well as the flexibility that we, as a development team, have to polish and give you the experience that you all desire. I am honored to represent this great game and bring it to its 4th anniversary and beyond! I will see you all on the forums and in the livestream.

On behalf of the whole team, good Ark hunting!

- Matthew “Destromathe” Pettit
Producer, Defiance
Community Announcements - Kiwibird

Hey there all,

Our Community Mission this month is to draw 15 #BadlyDrawnHellbugs for Defiance! Share yours on Twitter, Facebook, or here on Steam!
Community Announcements - Kiwibird

Ark hunters,

Community Relations Manager, Sarah "Kiwibird" Walters, will be join you on PC-NA with community news, a new community mission for the month, and more! Join this livestream in-game or at, the choice is yours!

Defiance Playdate Livestream
Date: July 1, 2016
Start Time: 11:30 AM PDT
Duration: 30-45 minutes

Ark hunters: Are you organizing an event, looking for new recruits for your clan, or doing something special for Defiance? Let us know in this thread and your project could be featured on livestream!

What's a community mission? It's a new way for the community to come together and create with some unique and fun rewards!

What's our first community mission? #BadlyDrawnHellbugs – Our goal is to create 15 #BadlyDrawnHellbugs by the end of July! Tweet it, Facebook it, or share one on our {LINK REMOVED} and official Defiance forums here!

What's our first community mission reward? CM Kiwibird will film a sneak Hellbug attack on an unsuspecting member of the Trion Worlds team. No Hellbugs or employees will be harmed during the filming of this production.

What if I have questions? Ask them! While I can't speak for everyone on the team, I'll answer what I can when I can. Other questions can be sent to the team for the next livestream review.

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