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Questions tagged [xcom-2-war-of-the-chosen]

The first expansion for XCOM 2.

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In War of the Chosen, are Chosen Stronghold missions “urgent”?

I just finished the covert ops mission to unlock a Chosen stronghold mission, however my best soldiers are recovering from their wounds so I would rather not do the mission right now if possible. The ...
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How much does Signal Jamming increase scanning times by?

I have a mission to counter the Dark Event signal jamming, which increases scanning times for all six weeks. It certainly seems pretty bad, but it doesn't say how much scanning times are increased by, ...
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Will continent bonuses accumulate?

In XCOM 2 (WotC), will the continent bonuses add up, if I get it more than once? I don't think I've ever seen this before, but my current game I'm seeing "Integrated Warfare" show up twice.
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Where did I get 3 deaths from?

I just finished my first WotC game, and there's an interesting anomaly in the ending stats: "3 soldiers killed". I do not remember ever losing a soldier in this game, but it says I lost 3. The world ...
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Who is this 7th soldier I have?

I'm on a guerilla op right now, and I'm seeing a seventh soldier in my squad that I don't remember adding to my squad. They have no class (no, not even Rookie), seem to have a randomized name, and ...
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is there a limit to the armor worn by advent in xcom 2 war of the chosen?

i keep encountering Gatekeeper's with 7 armor. i keep prolonging the game with sabotage resistance order and more and more powerful units keep coming. is there a limit to how much armor they can have ...
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How to save soldiers mind controlled by the warlock in Xcom 2 war of the chosen?

So i'm doing a retaliation mission and my colonel reaper(elena dragunova) is mind controlled by the warlock. the problem is he is immune to flashbangs. Also waiting 4 turns for the mind control to be ...
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What are the drawbacks of the Assassin's katana?

I would think that eliminating one of the Chosen forever should be a reward in itself, but the game threw me a couple of new unique weapons on top: the Assassin Arashi and the Assassin Katana. I ...
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How can I speed up recovery from “shaken”?

I just took down the Assassin's stronghold. It was a very long mission (25 turns), so despite everyone being fully rested at the beginning of the mission, my entire squad was tired and two-thirds was ...
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Does War of the Chosen add anything to the tutorial?

I'd like to do a blind run of War of the Chosen. I have no more idea of what I will encounter past the Wikipedia article. I've already played multiple runs of vanilla, so I'm wondering, will I get ...
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Can an stasised oponent be executed by a Mutons execute ability?

Todays challange just looks awesome, you have a squad of psi operatives and templas supported by a squad of heavy advent infatry. The Muton has the Execute ability, which I luckily never encoutnered ...
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Does the Reapers' Silent Killer skill make them undetectable when they destroy objects?

The Silent Killer ability allows a Reaper to stay indefinitely concealed as long as he/she only fires killing shots. If a Reaper fires against a destructible target and destroys it, will the reveal ...
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How does the “Art of War” resistance order in Xcom 2: War of the Chosen work?

"Art of War" is a Templar resistance order that states that "ability points gained by promotion are increased by 25%" Is this order retroactive? If I increase a soldiers Combat Intelligence will the ...
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Do Lost kills give experience?

Does killing The Lost in XCOM 2: War of the Chosen grant promotion experience?
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How to rename The Chosen

Can I change the names of The Chosen in my game? On every playthrough, each Chosen is given a randomly-generated name and title, similarly to Uruks in Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor. I do not care ...
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How does the full research tree and resistance orders look like for XCOM 2: War of the Chosen?

In the same vein as this XCOM 2 question, I'd like to see the research graph. plus a list of the breakthroughs. Ideally also a list of resistance orders as well.
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What happens if you attack a chosen stronghold before saving a captured soldier?

So, I'm at the point where I could attack the stronghold of the chosen assassin, who captured in one of the early story missions. I actually kinda forgot about that, so that person is still locked ...
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Engaging The Chosen Assassin safely

How can I engage combat with The Chosen Assassin without taking damage? The Assassin seems to often begin combat (including her first story mission debut) cloaked, being all but completely ...
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How does Advent mark Supply Crates for extraction?

In one of the new "War of the Chosen" missions, XCOM races against Advent to mark a number of supply crates in a Lost-infested map. Supply crates that get marked are picked up on the following turn (...
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Soldier Eligibility for “Improve Combat Intelligence” in X-COM 2 WotC

One of the Covert Actions available in XCOM 2 WotC allows to to improve a soldier's Combat Intelligence, however there is no indication of why a bunch of my soldiers are not eligible for the action. ...
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Is it possible to recruit more templar/skimishers/reapers?

I've been playing for a few hours, and I've only gotten one of each. Is it possible to get more?
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What does the “Resistance contacts” SITREP do in Xcom2 War of the Chosen?

According to the description "Undercover civilians present in this combat zone can be contacted to gain valuable rewards" What are the rewards? Do I automatically gain all rewards when I complete the ...
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What causes Purifier tanks to explode?

War of the Chosen introduces the Purifier, a flamethrower-equipped ADVENT trooper. When faced with one of these new foes I directed my Ranger to kill one with her sword, which she did in a single ...
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Why is my character pool empty after installing War of the Chosen?

I just booted up X-Com 2: War of the Chosen for the first time, but my character pool is empty, and there's nothing in the "Import Character" tab but a Developer Pool. Where did my characters go?