An expansion pack for XCOM: Enemy Unknown, released in November 2013.

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Command availability with multiple officers on base defense

Context of this question is under the current version of the Long War mod (b15f). If at the soldier selection screen of a base defense mission, the player selects multiple officers, the highest ...
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What determines the rank of a new soldier rewarded from a mission?

I used to be getting major for such soldiers. Now I am getting sergeant. What determines the new soldiers I am getting?
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how many workshops do we need to get maximum adjacency bonuses?

I uses a 3 by 3 workshop with 12 connections. If I remove 3, I got 9 connections. So 8 seems to be the final number right assuming 10% adjacency bonuses?
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What are the adjacency bonuses in xcom?

I know cyberlabs and foundry has adjacency with workshop I know gene labs has adjacency with lab What about others? I know power sources and satelite uplinks have with one another. Any others?
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I'm bugged in a map and I'm going to lose my best soldier, what can I do to get him out?

I just equiped my best soldier (A just now max ranked Sniper) with the skeleton Suite. When I was going to bring him in position with the hook he just got placed out of the map and cannot move ...
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Is there any way to make withdrawn country come back? [duplicate]

Including by changing save game? I am playing normal and I am happy. Rather than replay again, I'd rather play around with my save game. First time I play I don't even know what satelite is for.
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What's the maximum life for mec troopers?

http://xcom.wikia.com/wiki/MEC Says that a paladin should have 36 hits. That should be added to the 4 hit points of the troop itself. So total there should be like 40 hit points. My mec have 27 ...
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What else give almost 100% discount/Rebate?

I have enough workshop with adjacency bonus. It seems that I can build effectively infinite whatever I want for $1 each. Firestorm, any vehicles. However, guns and instantly build items cost remain ...
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How to destroy barriers for easier snapshot?

One way to use snapshot snipper is to ensure that there is a line of sight between the sniper and the enemies. Tons of barriers are often in a way. Enemies are often hidden in building. Blaster ...
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What is the maximum range of sniper?

http://xcom.wikia.com/wiki/Sniper_Class One of the benefit of Squadsight is that you can shoot very far away as long as one of your team sees the enemy. The catch is you need to have the line of ...
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What's the point of having more engineers?

I build tons of workshops in XCOM. Then I wondered - what's the point? They reduce the cost of stuff. Then what? Do they reduce cost of buildings too?
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Mind Fray Debuff Amount

What are the debuff amounts caused by Mind Fray in the Long War mod? (B15d2 specifically) On the wiki it states: Causes the target to lose grip on reality, inflicting penalties to Aim, Will, ...
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What Reduces the Will of Soldiers?

In XCOM: Enemy Within: What effects/events can reduce a soldier's Will score? Gravely Wounded? Sustaining a critical hit? How much is the Will reduced by? X per day or flat rate per event? Is there ...
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Can Chrysalid turn a MEC unit into a zombie

I'm just wondering. If a Chrysalid attacks a MEC trooper and kills him/her, does the MEC trooper turn into a zombie? Does he/she turn into a mechanized zombie? Or does nothing special happen at all? ...
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X-COM panic reduction woes

So I'm playing the game on classic and panic gets crazy... thus far everything was running smoothly until it so happens the UK is now on 5 bars of panic... and it already has a satellite on it... and ...
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What XCOM in-game descriptions are totally broken? [closed]

The text for the MEC-carried EMP states exactly the opposite of what it does. The decoy device description would lead one to try it before activating a pod, but it only works after. What other ...
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If I delay a council mission, do I lose it?

In XCOM: Enemy Within / Unknown if you choose to delay the Council mission to investigate the fishing village (full of chryssalids) as it's just too difficult for your current troops, does it ever ...
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In XCOM EW LW Beta 15 Are mechs useful early game?

Currently only 4 months in and only 10 or so names on the wall due to unfortunate hits (criticals) and being a cheap-ass on armor for fear of repairs, I haven't even unlocked the MECs suits. Most work ...
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Is there a way to add more languages for soldiers' voices?

Welp, they made 6 additional languages for the soldiers to speak (which are French, German, Italian, Polish, Russian and Spanish) but whenever you have a chinese / japanese / korean soldier, there ...
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Specify custom resolution in XCom

I have the Steam version of XCom Enemy Within, and wish to configure it to use a higher resolution than the highest it gives me (1440 x 900). I have modified my ...
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XCOM automated armor coloring by class

I'm playing XCOM Enemy Unknown (including Enemy Within) for a while now, and I was wondering if there was a way to automate the coloring of the armor (as well as automating the armor skin and helmet). ...
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Why don't the XCOM soldiers say their voice quips as they run to their new positions?

I just got my son XCOM: Enemy Unknown and Enemy Within on Steam. He immediately downloaded and tried them both. The game is working well on two different machines but in neither case do the soldiers ...
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How can I upgrade a Mec in Xcom: Enemy Within on iPhone?

I've built a Mec in Enemy Within, but I'm struggling to see how I can upgrade it. When I go to Engineering > Build/Upgrade Mec and then select a Mec on the left hand side of the screen, the area on ...
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Can I get Steam achievments with long war mod on XCOM?

I still have some Steam achievments to collect and I just started playing XCOM Enemey Within with Long War beta 14 mod installed. So can I still be able to get Steam achievments when I'm play XCOM ...
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Why would you ever want to dash in XCOM? (Rather than making two half moves.)

In XCOM:Enemy Unknown and XCOM:Enemy Within, you have the option each turn to make two limited-distance moves. Alternately, you can make one double-distance move ("Dashing"). It seems like splitting ...
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Should I play Enemy Unknown before Enemy Within?

I bought on Steam both XCOM Enemy Unknown and its expansion Enemy Within. When I launch the game it lets me choose if I want to play Enemy Unknown or Enemy Within. There is any reason to play ...
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How to mod the Enemy Within additions from the PC version into the Android one?

I own the PC version of XCOM Enemy Within and am currently considering buying the Android version of Enemy Unknown. However, I'd like to also have the new content available and therefore ask whether ...
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How do I obtain the additional soldier customisation options in XCOM: Enemy Within?

I have noticed some videos on YouTube showing the soldier customisation screen with more options (e.g different suit/colours/helmet). Is this a cheat or just an additional DLC pack I don't know ...
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How can I make my air force more effective?

I'm playing the Long War mod for XCOM: Enemy Within and I'm nearing the end of month two. It's never been easy to shoot anything down... it usually takes 3-4 interceptors just to take down a small ...
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Archangel armor flight mode – is this a bug or am I completely missing something?

I've just acquired the Archangel armor in XCOM: Enemy Within and I'm not able to ascend when in Flight Mode. I activate Flight Mode, my sniper levitates slightly off the ground, but I'm not able to ...
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Is the will cap in XCOM 150?

As the title says, is the will cap on XCOM 150? I have some 100+ will soldiers and the psi armor and mind shield combo gives a total of 50 will. In any instance the will of my soldiers never goes ...
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Is this a bug? No stunner yet I've got free equipments

First, let me create a scenario. I've got a soldier (no specific soldier) with psychic ability mind control. he is facing two enemies, namely a muton and a sectopod. I've used mind control on the ...
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XCom Enemy Within Long War on OS X

Has anyone tried applying the Long War mod to a Mac running OS X with Enemy Within installed from the Mac App Store? If so, how stable was the gameplay after applying it? The creators of the mod do ...
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How does Lead By Example work when the squad leader has a lower will value than the rest of the squad?

If the squad leader has a lower will value than other members in the squad, but Lead By Example is purchased, will the higher willed units use the lower value? In that situation, if the squad leader ...
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Who will be the leader if 6 colonels are in the same squad?

If I have the Officer Training School upgrade Lead by Example and I have squad of 6 colonels, who will be the leader of the squad?
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Can a Support class soldier have a total of 8 medikit uses?

Can a support use 8 medikit heals when s/he has the Tactical Rigging foundry project (carry two items), the Deep Pockets skill (one extra use for consumable items) and the Field Medic skill (allows ...
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Is the XCOM Enemy Within Commander Edition DLC on the disc?

A simple question for any Xbox players out there with Enemy Within - are the Slingshot and Elite Soldier DLC included on the disc, or is it a single-use download code? I'm considering buying the game ...
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The Chryssalids! They're everywhere! How do I survive the Site Recon mission?

During my last game, my troops were whisked off to Newfoundland and forced to kiss a cod. Oh yeah - they also had to deal with a whale infested with Chryssalids. During the mission, you have a ...
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Is there any way to tell what continents I've already finished the game from?

Title pretty much says it all - for the "A Continental Fellow" achievement, you need to finish the game from each of the starting locations, but I don't recall which ones I've missed!
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Will I get corpses if enemies were stunned? [duplicate]

I'm playing XCOM: Enemy Within. I've already researched all the corpses type and had lots of plasma weapons for my entire troops. It seems no need to stun enemies and capture them alive. Will I get ...
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What are the AIM values for aliens and EXALT agents?

I can see all of my units AIM values, both before the mission and during the mission with any modifiers for height advantage etc. What are the corresponding values for the aliens? Is it different for ...
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Is multiplayer possible between XCOM Enemy Unknown and XCOM Enemy Within?

Is it possible for a player with XCOM Enemy Unknown to play multiplayer with another player with XCOM Enemy Within?
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Is the satellite rush tactic sustainable on classic?

I picked up Enemy Within during Steam's winter sale, and I just finished a normal playthrough. Enemy Within seems to have added the tactical & strategic depth I felt the base game lacked, so I'm ...
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Do I lose the perks from Officer Training School when I destroy it?

When I have every upgrade from the Officer Training School, can I tear it down or do I need to keep it, in order to keep the Upgrades/Perks?
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Why won't it let me augment my soldiers into MEC Troopers in XCOM?

So, I just got a few of my soldiers in Enemy Within up to Colonel Rank, and another soldier up to Captain so I decided I was going to make them into MEC Troopers to balance out with my Psionics. ...
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Beat the game completely without Gene Mods

I was playing XCOM: Enemy Unknown on Classic Ironman and so I want to do for XCOM: Enemy Within. Since the Genemodded Armor looks stupid I want to completely neglect gene modding my soldiers. Will ...
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Get rid of Sleeveless Armor in X-COM on XBox-360

as the title says, I am playing X-COM: Enemy Within on my XBox-360. Since this make it impossible to install Mods (like on the PC-Version), I can't use them to get rid of the sleeveless armor from the ...
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Enemy Within with older DLCs

So I have the Slingshot DLC and Enemy Within expansion. Prior to the Enemy Within expansion there was a council mission that would ask if you would like to play the regular game or the Slingshot ...
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Rising Dragon Achievement With Mechanized Chilong

Is it possible to get the Rising Dragon achievement when you have turned Shaojie Zhang 'Chilong' into a MEC trooper? I normally turn my heavies into MECs late game as the heavy bonus is great and ...
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In the EXALT Covert Data Recovery missions, what's the effect of disrupting comm relays?

In the EXALT Covert Data Recovery missions, the covert operative can optionally disable the various comm relays? What does this actually do? Does it delay or reduce the size of subsequent waves?