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Scrap Rifle Field Test

Interactive map

Interactive map (Upper level)

Kill as many chak as you can before the timer runs out, but be careful—your scrap rifle is prone to overheating! Destroying chak eggs will release a goo that will heal you and cool your rifle if you are close by, but it's likely to stir up the chak.

— Adventure objective

Scrap Rifle Field Test is an adventure in SCAR Bivouac in which the player must kill as many chak as possible using Scrap Rifle skills while not allowing their rifle to overheat. Interacting with the Scrap Rifles in SCAR Lane starts the adventure.

Getting there[edit]

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Take the north exit from Waypoint (map icon).png SCAR Camp Waypoint and follow the path to the east. Interacting with the box of weapons on the ground at the end of this path (just south of Cascade Descent) will bring up a dialog to take you into a single-player instance where you can interact with the flag to start.

Mechanics[edit]

  • Upon entering, players have the option to use the Action Cam or not.
  • General skill usage:
    • Shrapnel Blast.png Shrapnel Blast is used to aggro foes. It has an extremely wide cone hit range, so be mindful of where its aimed at. You may accidently pop an egg if you're not careful.
      • Use the skill to aggro chak, and then wait until enough have gathered to use the dps skill.
      • If you walk up to an egg with your back faced towards it and use Shrapnel Blast, you will always pop it within effect range.
    • Spray and Pray.png Spray and Pray is the main dps skill. The skill is extremely efficient in heat usage and dps, so prioritize its usage whenever possible.
    • Explosive Leap.png Explosive Leap and  Explosive Disengagement.png Explosive Disengagement are great for movement, popping eggs and returning.
    • Charring Barrier.png Charring Barrier /  Throw Overheated Scrap Cannon.png Throw Overheated Scrap Cannon can be used as a nuke while running away from chak.
  • Some chak refuse to get aggro. Some of them stay near the wall unless you shoot them, and even then they often just turn back towards the wall again after a while. Make sure you kill them off along with some other normal chak as collateral. If you miss too many of these chak you may struggle to reach high score.
  • The hardest part of the adventure is probably the last section, as chak spawn from all 3 corners of the lowest floor and are incrediably far spread apart. Try to kite around the middle egg to kite them into a single spot. Your first skill is probably more efficient for this section over the second one just due to how far away all the chak are.
The Bouncing Mushroom at the far east side of the arena, near Terraced Hive, does not work.

Masteries[edit]

Optional
Glider Basics.png Glider Basics (Gliding Level 1) — Recommended.
Bouncing Mushrooms.png Bouncing Mushrooms (Itzel Lore Level 1) — Recommended.
Blazing Speed Mushrooms.png Blazing Speed Mushrooms (Itzel Lore Level 3)
Adrenal Mushrooms.png Adrenal Mushrooms (Itzel Lore Level 6)

Skills[edit]

# Skill Activation time Recharge time Description
1 Shrapnel Blast.png Shrapnel Blast 0.5½ Fire a cloud of shrapnel that causes more damage the closer you are to foes.
2 Spray and Pray.png Spray and Pray 50.5½ 2 Ignite chopper fuel for a makeshift flamethrower. Applies burning on the final attack and deals 10% bonus damage to burning targets.
3 Explosive Leap.png Explosive Leap 1 20 Blast the ground, damaging nearby foes and leaping to your target.
3 Redirect Arrow.pngExplosive Disengagement.png Explosive Disengagement 0.25¼ Fire an explosive shot at your feet, removing movement-impeding conditions, launching yourself backward and striking nearby foes.
4 Rusty Shrapnel.png Rusty Shrapnel 20 Launch a cluster of rusty shrapnel that that[sic] bleeds, cripples and poisons enemies. Usable while gliding.
5 Charring Barrier.png Charring Barrier 20 Burn and blind foes with a wall of ignited chopper fuel at the target location. Usable while gliding.
5[1] Throw Overheated Scrap Cannon.png Throw Overheated Scrap Cannon 1 Throw your overheated scrap cannon within 5 seconds for a devastating final attack.
  1. ^ Replaces Charring Barrier and removes skills 1-4 if the Heat Level.png Heat Level reaches 100%.

Rewards[edit]

First-time reward[edit]

Reward tier Chak killed Experience Reward
Gold 150 80,010 Experience.png Tangled Depths.png Scrap Rifle Field Test: Gold
Silver 80 40,005 Experience.png Tangled Depths.png Scrap Rifle Field Test: Silver
Bronze 30 26,670 Experience.png Bag of Gear.png Bag of Gear

Daily reward[edit]

Reward tier Chak killed Experience Reward
Gold 150 24,003 Experience.png Adventure reward gold.png Scrap Rifle Field Test: Gold
Silver 80 16,002 Experience.png Adventure reward silver.png Scrap Rifle Field Test: Silver
Bronze 30 13,335 Experience.png Adventure reward bronze.png Scrap Rifle Field Test: Bronze

Notes[edit]

  • Killing all of the chak eggs in one play through will reward the Chak Egg Scrambler achievement. Having the Bouncing Mushrooms Mastery will help to achieve this.
  • This adventure is instanced, so you might not return to the same map upon leaving, especially if you do not have a party or squad with someone in the original map.
  • Conditions dealt by the Scrap Rifle skills scale with the stats of the character. It may be easier to use a character with high condition damage.
    • However, only the stats obtained from armor (including your back item) count. Weapons and accessories do not.
  • The timer has been increased by 30 seconds with the March 6th, 2018 update.

Related achievements[edit]