Heavy Ordnance Corps
- Heavy Ordnance Corps (HOC) units appear as normal units on the battlefield
- You can have only one of each HOC unit as they are unlocked not gained
- So called Chips (Tetris like stones) are used as "equipment" for the HOC units
- All interactions are within the Dormitory menu
- Unlocked by clearing chapter 8 stage 6
- Released on CN, TW, KR
Todo: More information.
Every 8 hours from 00:00 (+8GMT), Raw Samples and Pure Samples can be harvested here. the samples will remain at the Data Receiver until one collects it and will continue to gather over time until its capped. you can increase this cap by upgrading this facility.
- The level of the Computer determines the research tasks you can start parallel and the time it will take (down to 4 hours).
- A research task can be started either with 20 Raw Samples or 20 Pure Samples.
- You can instantly finish a research task with a Quick Analysis Contract similiar to repair or production.
- The result will be a Chip (Tetris like stone) or a Centrum Data unit.
- Pure Samples have a higher chance to result in a Centrum Data unit.
- HOC Centrum Data units will be automatically assigned to the corresponding HOC unit.
- Once you acquired 5 Data Units of a HOC unit you can tap the + symbol on it to unlock it or by going into their profile and clicking the orange + sign icon to the left of their stats.
- Once unlocked all further Data Units will upgrade the HOC unit.
- Upper button on the left side: The overview of all your Chips
- You can upgrade your chips here. This consumes duplicate chips, much like how equipment enhancement works, using Chips of the same color or higher rarity will give more xp.
- Unneeded Chips can be scrapped here for a small amount of resources back.
- Lower button on the left side: Here you can scrap unneeded HOC Centrum Data units
- Lower button "Support units": General overview of your HOC units. You can upgrade them here.
Level determines the amount of Chips you can collect.
Used to restore your HOC units. Level adds another slot up to a max level of 3 (=4 slots).
Used to train your HOC units. You can chose to increase base experience or skill experience here.
- For Experience Training, You need and to do so.
- For Skill Training, you need all 3 tiers of Data as well as
Clicking on the Elevator in the Firing Range will take you to separate rooms where you'll be able to view your HOC Units. each room will be noted on the top left of the screen.
- B1 Exhibition: Here you'll be able to view you're obtained FST Units on 4 podiums, From left to right will contain the following Units; BGM-71, AGS-30, 2B14, M2
- B2 Exhibition: Here you'll be able to view another set of your obtained FST Units on the 4 podiums, like above, the podiums will contain the following Units: AT4, ???, ???, ???
- HOC units can only be deployed on a specific helipad.
- You can deploy a normal echelon or a HOC unit on it
- Can first be found in chapter 9 and throughout 10 as well.
- This is the only field where a HOC unit can resupply themselves.
- A HOC unit CANNOT attack another SF unit directly, you'll get a prompt warning you if you try.
- HOC units support your echelons in a range of 2, though some Units may have higher or lesser range.
- Multiple HOC units can support an echelon parallel.
- One can choose to toggle off one of their HOC supports by tapping/clicking on that unit and flipping the switch off.
- Each support task will consume 1 ammo and ration tick.
- If attacked by an enemy the HOC unit will flee in terror.
- You will be able to redeploy them at their Airfield, though you will need to repair them first which can also be done at the airfield.
- There is a limit how many times you can deploy them and how many HOC you can put in the battlefield.