Arknights CN: Integrated Strategies 2 - PV and Walkthrough! (2022)

PV and Walkthrough videos have been released for[Integrated Strategies 2- Phantom & Crimson Solitaire] that will be launched on January 5th! Full details of all the announcements and changes from IS1 can be found here:

Tranalstion: Lauli

Crimson Troupe.

I once thought I would never hear this name again.

He’s different from us.

They’re always watching him.

He never truly escaped.

Humans let their desires to consume everything around them.

One day they will be consumed themselves.

Be careful.

Don’t let those beautiful things steal your wits.

Doctor, Are you sure you know what you’re searching for?

Credits:u/Chuijk-Rubed

All the time - left bottom corner: *the footage is for demonstration only and may not represent actual in-game contents

0:11 - IS - Phantom & Crimson Solitaire - Gameplay Introduction

0:17 - Castle Notes

0:19 - left -medals/Backstage Preparation

top left -Theater Billboard

top right -Next Monthly Quest in %d days

bottom -Monthly Team/Standard Team

0:22 - bottom right -New rewards after next monthly quest

0:25 - OperatorShalem- Command xp lv 25

Shalem has been in self-imprisonment for so long, just to flee from ghosts of the past. Yet, he's now ready to save Phantom with you.

He stands up to the past and the future. He's no longer on his own.

0:30 -Avatar #1- "Scarlet Troupe"

You have seen this badge many times. You will meet it again. Yet...... Will you let it be a symbol of its own?

0:32 -Avatar #2- "Phantom"

Phantom's past and present entangles here. Familiar and unfamiliar at once.

Since he trusts you, you should shoulder the responsibility. To show a way for his future.

0:34 -Themed Furniture Set #1- Castle Impression Furniture Set #1

*Some descriptions*

0:36 -Phantom's Special Skin (L2D)

Clothes are needed for disguise. Costumes are needed to perform.

This land is your stage, and people are the audience. UTAE, Phantom.

0:38 -Themed Furniture Set #2- Castle Impression Furniture Set #2

(Video) [CN] Integrated strategies 2 full walkthrough, Route 1 Normal Difficulty (BlindRun)

*Some descriptons*0:41 - 6* Specialist Token * 4

0:43 -Themed Furniture- "Announcement of the End"

The antique from Gaul is still ticking. Time winds it, history callibrates it.

Listen closely, the play is about to commence.

0:45 -Themed Background

0:49 - A-type quest - "Stunt Man" - Recruits Specialist or Supporter Operators 12 times

B-type quest - "Shot First" - Acquires Tactical Items 4 times

C-type quest #1 - "Assemble for Training" - Recruits any Operator 45 times

C-type quest #2 - "Great Buyer" - Buys 10 items from Rogue Trader

bottom - During one IS, completing monthly quests with standard mode rewards you with candles! Quests refresh at the start of every month, previous unfinished quests get cancelled

0:52 - Every refresh clears previous advance and pulls one quest from its same kind,4 refreshes each month

0:55 - A-type quest - "Booty Guardian" - Protects 12 Ownerless Chests

1:00 - toast - Monthly Team unlocks after finishing Standard Mode 1 time

1:05 - toast - hard unlocks after finishing normal 1 time

1:10 - Squads

Leader Squad- temporarily gain 4 Objective HP at the beginning of each battle.

Gathering Squad- unlocks after clearing the third stage

Support Squad- unlocks after acquiring a total of 200 Originium Ingots (across multiple runs)

Spearhead Squad- unlocks after finishing a run with more than 10 LP remaining

Tactical Assault Operative- unlocks after completing a run with more than a total of 5 Vanguard or Guard Operators recruited

Tactical Fortification Operative- unlocks after completing a run with more than a total of 5 Defender or Supporter Operators recruited

Tactical Ranged Operative- unlocks after completing a run with more than a total of 5 Medic or Sniper Operators recruited

Tactical Destruction Operative- unlocks after completing a run with more than a total of 5 Specialist or Caster Operators recruited

*New*Research Squad- unlocks after gaining 1000 Command xp across multiple runs

*New*High-level Squad- unlocks after completing a run with more than a total of 20 Operators recruited

1:16 - Recruitment Tickets

"Speed Reigns"- Vanguard, Sniper, Specialist ticket *1 each

"Solid Foundation"- Defender, Caster, Sniper ticket *1 each

"Complement for Flaws"- Guard, Supporter, Medic ticket *1 each

"Follow Your Heart"- unclocks after starts a run using one of other choices

need to mention that now 5* costs only3Hope, and tickets allow recruitingsupport units!

1:52 -Area I- "Foggy Crossroads"

**17:03 - Fog spreads, the unit has lost its way, are we heading forward, or dissolving into the fog?

1:56 - toast -Leader Squad- extra 4 LP in every battle (represents by shield 4 in map)

2:04 - toast -Leveling to lv 2-Max Hope +4, Can bring 0 more operator each battle

2:13 -Combat- "Mishap" - Actors and Actresses are training how to avoid traps during parachuting, yet your arrival has made it harder.

2:25 - Talent #1 - Land of Memories - In the event [Phantom & Crimson Solitaire], ATK+5%, ATK SPD+20

2:27 - Trait - Same archetype as Asbestos and Dur-nar

2:28 - Skill #1 - "Fast Combat" - Per Second, Manual - Faster ATK SPD, Max HP+30%, Attacks every enemy blocked at once

(Video) [Arknights CN] Integrated Strategies#2 4 Star Only Clear

Skill #2 - "Life-burning Carnival" - SP-on-hit, Auto - Loses 5% HP per second, Expand ATK Range, Fires 6 times with 65% ATK when attacking and attacks random targets within Attack Range

2:34 - hint -You can use Insights to permanently boost your ability in the castle.

2:39 - toast -Ownerless Chest- dissappears on enemies walking pass, if the chest remains when clearing the stage, rewards with extra stuff

3:40 -Originium Ingot*3 - grab,Originium Ingot*1(Ownerless Chest) - grab,Unknown play- reveal,Fog machine- 1 broken stage fog machine each combat - accept,Vanguard ticket- recruit, "fk this sht im out"

3:45 -Ode au Triomphe-Badge of Gaul

5 temporal LP on next combat of this area

Let us chant the ode, celebrate the triumph! Vive le empereur! Vive la Gaul!

4:04 -Encounter

New friends, old foes......Encounters won't age, scars will.

4:08 - Leading Role Duck Lord?

When the stage unveils before your eyes, you are the only audiences here, the play on show tonight is a famous Gaulish tragicomedy, the talented leading lady once danced to answer a curtain call while the audiences hurrayed, all the way to when dancing shoes got tainted red......And why there's this duck throwing money walking around?

4:09 - Choice #1 - Let the leading lady out! - Damn ducks!

Choice #2 - Maybe ducks are OK...... - Right?

4:13 - Leading Role Duck Lord?

You dashed onto the stage, swear to keep the duck off stage.

4:18 -Combat- Duck Lord's play

The famous Columbian merchant Duck Lord is running around the stage, throwing Originium Ingots all over. Remove him from stage right now!

*Active Originium Tile warnings*

4:34 - hint - Scarlet Troupe, a time-tested community of mysterious artists and a roaming troupe, brings excellent plays to where it goes. However, when a tragedy is put on show, the tragedy in real world will come.

5:07 -Encounter- New friends, old foes......Encounters won't age, scars will.

5:11 - Evil Coffin

You have found a dim-lit room deep inside the castle, with no windows and no lights. A large jewelled coffin sits right in the middle of the room. When you tries to investigate it, a voice emerges from inside the coffin, which sounds like a calling for rescue of opening the coffin.

5:12 - Choice #1 - No way I'm gonna leave him inside - Acquire thecollectible [Certificate of Friendship]with the cost of3 LP

Choice #2 - This is suspicious on first glance - Gain4 Originium Ingots

5:18 - Evil Coffin

There's kind people getting hurt in all kinds of stories, and you are cautious to not listen to the call. You collect the jewels on the coffin and remember to close the door on your departure.

5:22 - Rogue Trader - Neither friend nor foe, someone likes to stay neutral.

5:23 - Strange Trader Cannot Goodenough - Rhodes Island is a corporation, and I'm a businessman, we're colleagues in a way.

Prospect Investment System,Supportive Gas Cans,Caster ticket,Hand of Spikes,Rusted Blade - Training,Broken Wand - Training

5:25 - Strange Trader Cannot Goodenough - Gaul has long ceased to be, yet the remnants are still attracting people to take risks.

[Hand of Spikes] collectible- Normal Defenders(Hoshiguma), Arts Protector(Asbestos & Dur-nar), Duelist Defenders(Eunectes)deals Arts DMG 100% of their DEF per second to each enemy blocked.

Let the enemies do their jobs.

5:30 -Area II- "Sunset Courtyard"

**19:24 - Rays of the setting sun casted on the courtyard, but that's not the color of hope. Please come in, please come in, lost guests, the castle welcomes you all.

Solitary- Orderless notes ringing everwhere in your mind, you feel like having an illusion.

5:34 - toast -Illusion-Solitary-RecruitingOperators in this area costsmore Hope,promotingcosts less.

You are afraid of losing, you take all stakes to keep everything.

5:40 -Emergency- "Hopeless Knight" - A bunch of expelled Kazimierz knights became mercenaries that roams the wilderness, the badge on their armor tells their past.

Extra conditions-Enemies' ATK, DEF, HP increase, some enemy gains Invisibility

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5:43 - hint - Troupe master, the leader of the Scarlet Troupe, rarely reveals himself to the public, one that hides in shadows. Reports says that his name and all the variations existed thousands of years ago.

6:15 - toast -Supportive Fog Machine-Tactical Item- 1 extra Supportive Fog Machine each combat,slowsenemies within its surrounding 8 tiles' range.

Emergent fog machine for operators to use, kind of broken.

6:52 -Originium Ingots*4 - grab,"Arts Killer" collectible- Grants Operators15% Arts Dodge- grab,Unknown play- reveal,Defender ticket- recruit, "fk this sht im out"

7:00 -Wonderland in Dream-Ranger, Noir Corne, Amiya, Doctah-probably referencing The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Gets1 random Recruitment Ticketafter next Safe House in this Area.

Even though we couldn't reach the distant castle, at least you have campanions, at least I have you.

7:17 -Safe Corner-Wonderland in Dream is pre-ordered here

Tranquil, cozy, leave the gnawing incidents in the castle aside, it's time to rest.

7:22 -Safe Corner

There's danger here and there in the castle, bizzare environment, enemies in the shadow and strange incidents are beyond count, making your squad restless. Luckily, you can still find some corner for rest from time to time. Check the resources, ease your nerves, plan the routes, new challenges will arrive soon.

7:23 - Choice #1 - Boost morale - Gains3 Hope

Choice #2 - Reschedule squad - Allow bringing1 more operator in combat

Choice #3 - Rest for a while - Gains5 LP

7:34 -Safe Corner

You have seen lots of strange and marvelous stuff along the journey, but when you talks about heroic epics of the past, everyone still sits in circle to listen.

7:39 -Castle's Treasure

Treasure's everywhere, pick by your own, keep in mind not to pick wrong.

7:45 -History's Treasure

An ancient city fell in a tragedy, people's tragic stoies got adapted into plays that remains today, the treasure of the city stayed here. You find some booty beside the protagonist-in-play's rotten corpse, yet the most precious manuscript, written by the protagonist himself, has faded into dust.

7:46 - Choice #1 - Retrieve manuscript - acquire a random collectible

7:50 -"Apparition Pendant"-Rangedunits'ATK +15%- a pendant of a bullet

Faith lies 10 centimeters above your heart, language flows into your blood, bullets slides into your magazine.

History's Treasure

Did the play come first or did the real history come first, nobody can tell. You pick one item from the mountainous pile of treasure as a souvenir.

7:54 -Area III- "Lost Lands, Worn People"

**20:36 - When fog pours into the castle, vines crawl up the columns, the night seems to have retreated away. However, while enjoying the temporal tranquility, please keep in mind that the darkness is always by your side.

7:56 -Interlude Recreations- Spend all the resources, contribute to art.

7:58 - A Reckless Waste

You find a bunch of Durins in a wine cellar, Wines kept for thousands of years are being drunk recklessly, yet the Durins say that the castle's owner has given them the permission. On sight of you, they roll a full barrel out and invite you to join.

7:59 - Choice #1 - Drink one third - Gains6 Originium Ingotsat the cost of2 LP

Choice #2 - Drink one half - Acquirea random Recruitment Ticketat the cost of3 LP

Choice #3 - Drink the whole - Acquirea random Collectibleat the cost of6 LP

Choice #4 - Forget about that - Your health is very precious

8:09 - A Reckless Waste

Look at you, you are talented in drinking just like a real Durin. The Durins are happy and give you some stuff.

8:14 - A Reckless Waste

You've pretty good at drinking a lot, the Durins cheer and throw some coins to you.

8:18 - A Reckless Waste

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Before the cellar gets emptied, the Durins won't stop, but it's time for you to leave, you have your own job.

8:24 - Strange Trader Cannot Goodenough - This isn't called trash-hunting, I'm just fetching the unwanted stuffs.

Prospect Investment System,Medic ticket,Caster ticket,Hand of Strangling,Gargoyle Sculpture,Ancient Music Score Remnants

8:27 -"Ancient Music Score Remnants" collectible-Hope +4

A sheet of ancient music score's remnant, the notes are unrecognizable, the story behind remains unknown.

Strange Trader Cannot Goodenough - The Scarlet Troupe? They're a bunch of mad artists and also a bunch of cruel villains.

8:33 - Strange Trader Cannot Goodenough - Everyone has their own business, I know.

8:45 - Strange Trader Cannot Goodenough - Vision is nacessary, spending to buy infinite possibilities, these are all good deeds my friend.

Balance 0 -Balance persists across runs

Investment Entrance - Use this run's Originium Ingots for investment / Nevermind

8:48 - Strange Trader Cannot Goodenough - Don't feel bad about the money, if not used today, then use it afterwards.

Investment Entrance - Maybe useful in the future, who knows?

Spend 1 Originium Ingot for investment? - Nevermind - Confirm

8:50 - toast - Thank you for you investment. *kachink*

8:52 - Strange Trader Cannot Goodenough - Ah, Looks like our reward system has a little problem......

Investment Constricted- The investment system broke down, under maintenance, please come back next time.

Investment Entrances won't be available for this run.

8:58 - Strange Trader Cannot Goodenough - Good morning, good afternoon and good evening to you.

9:11 - Castle's Treasure

Treasure's everywhere, pick by your own, keep in mind not to pick wrong.

9:14 - Destiny's Treasure

You can't tell if this is real or dream, a pedestal stands right in front of you, on the top places a valuable yet old chest. Maybe it's put here by someone, maybe it's just waiting you, no matter what, this is a gift.

9:15 - Choice #1 - Accept the gift - Acquirea random collectible, may be somethingspecial

Choice #2 - Pick the item around the pedestal - Acquire a random collectible

9:18 -""Child's Puppet"" collectible- When enemies arestunned,frozenorrooted, deal1000 Arts DMG per second- a doll ofPocket Sea Crawler

Iberian children made this plain doll resembling some strange creatures on seashore. It's said if one hugs this during sleep, their dream would become lively.

Destiny's Treasure

Should your life be a play, would it be comedy, or would it be tragedy?

9:25 - Dreadful Foe - "Dead by Euphonics"

The song-doll plays instruments non-stop, fills the hall with euphonic music. However, when you listen closely, you will notice the creaking noises hiding behind the melody are trying to possess others' minds.

When he'snot blocked,all friendly units receives Arts DMG persistently.

9:31 - hint - Different collectibles combined can create astounding effects

9:33 - toast - Drifting Song-doll

The music doll under Scarlet Troupe's prop master's management, when not blocked, it would play the instrument dealing Arts DMG to friendly units.

9:51 -Area V- "Bloodmoon Corridor"

**00:00 - In many documents, bloodmoon is seen as a start of unfortune. Now this unfortune, is shining through the windows, onto us.

9:55 - Dreadful Foe - "No Other Needs"

The evil forced kind souls into vicious behaviors. You have seen its tears, you shall fulfill its wish.

10:00 - hint - When recruiting operators at the start of the run, one could recruit support units.

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10:07 - *avatar* - The time is nigh, red moon has arrived. Stringed puppets are dancing. For the paramount art. Go, my creation, go, to perform a play to the audience. I, Troupe's loyal mouthpiece, hereby announce--- let the show commence!

10:17 - toast - "Sad Big Lock" - One of the creations of the Troupe's announcer, ishighly durableand hasstrong curing powers, when theshield it creates persists,extra enemies would appear non-stop.

FAQs

Is integrated strategies 2 permanent Arknights? ›

The mode will now be permanent. At the beginning of each run, instead of having 3 random Class Recruit tickets, there will be 4 "sets" of tickets the player can choose from: Vanguard, Sniper, Specialist.

How many floors are in integrated strategies? ›

Chapters. An Integrated Strategies run is split into six Chapters, inacurrately referred to as Floors in-game, with the sixth being a secret Chapter that can only be accessed once certain conditions are fulfilled.

Is Arknights integrated strategies permanent? ›

Integrated Strategies is the permanent roguelite mode to Arknights, after debuting during The Great Chief Gavial Returns in Ceobe's Fungimist. The game mode has seasonal updates, expanding the rewards tier and adding more missions.

How long is integrated strategy Arknights? ›

There is no Sanity required to play, and each run typically takes around 20-30 minutes. This event runs for 3 weeks. At the start of the 3rd and final week, all relics, game modes, and starting team options will be unlocked for all players, regardless of progression.

Is Phantom Crimson Solitaire permanent? ›

Crimson Solitaire introduces new mechanics that becomes the future standard of I.S., notably the fact that the game mode is now permanently available, as opposed to the first tentative iteration of I.S. in Ceobe's Fungimist which lasted three weeks.

How do you unlock the third ending in Arknights? ›

Ending 3: GRAND OPENING

Later during the event "A Gathering of Followers", select "推门而入" to obtain the relic "Abrupt Realization". While holding the relic, clear the 5th level to unlock the hidden 6th level, defeat the boss of the 6th level "'Troupe Mouthpiece'" to obtain this ending.

How many floors are in is2 Arknights? ›

In this mode, there's a total of up to 7 Floors, with floor numbers 3,5,6 and 7 including a Boss Node that you need to clear.

Is Arknights Roguelike? ›

Strategic mobile RPG Arknights introduces a new rogue-like event that focuses on Rhodes Island personnel entering the former Gallic territory of Celaiblason to search for the missing Phantom.

How do you unlock the big sad lock in Arknights? ›

Arknights How to Unlock Big Sad Lock Path - YouTube

Is there an Arknights anime? ›

In October 2021, Hypergryph published a teaser trailer for the first season ("Prelude to Dawn") of an anime adaptation of Arknights, also made by Yostar Pictures. The anime is a television series directed by Yuki Watanabe, with Masaki Nishikawa serving as assistant director, and Yuki Hayashi composing the music.

How do you fight a troupe mouthpiece? ›

Overview. The Troupe Mouthpiece is unique in the sense that he is always invulnerable, and thus cannot be directly attacked in any way. Instead, the player must work around his unique gimmick to defeat the Mouthpiece, while also getting past his very high ATK and special abilities.

Why is it called Arknights? ›

How did your team choose it? A: The name "Arknights" can be traced back to the idea of "Archknights". But we removed the "ch" part so that it sounds like a combination of "ark" and "knights". It's easier to choose an English name for the game since it's pretty straightforward.

How many GB is Arknights? ›

It demands approximately 3.5 gigabytes of space with all packages installed, despite Google Play's size claim of 86 megabytes, and the closer estimate of 1.52 gigabytes of the CN version's package.

Is Arknights popular in China? ›

Arknights has surpassed Honor of Kings (and Onmyoji) to take the #1 spot on the iOS grossing chart in China. An impressive feat given this is the developers first game.

How much damage does patriot do Arknights? ›

Stats
Life Point Damage2
Max HP45000
Attack1600
Defense500
Magic Resistance45
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How many players is Arknights? ›

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ArknightsApril 202040 million
Pokémon DuelMarch 201940 million
LINE Bubble!May 201638 million
Final Fantasy Brave ExviusNovember 201835 million
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How long is Arknights? ›

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Single-PlayerPolledAverage
Main Story2700h
Main + Extras11000h
All PlayStyles3800h

Who owns Arknights? ›

Arknights: Endfield is a strategy / role-playing video game developed and published by Hypergryph Network Technology. Endfield inherits the worldview of Arknights. However, it has its own stories and distinctive characters.

How do you beat a mouthpiece? ›

The trick to defeating Mouthpiece is to keep your distance. This will allow you to keep an eye on him and the floor cables, so that you can avoid the speaker attacks. Mouthpiece has to raise his shield to unleash a speaker attack, so use this opportunity to fill him full of bullets.

Is Arknights good F2P? ›

This game is Incredibly fun and good at building game lore. After nearly 2 years of nonstop playing from launch date, I can confirm Arknights is f2p friendly. I'll definitely spend money on it.

Is Arknights better on PC? ›

Performance on the PC is also much better and Bluestacks actually boasts up to 6x the power of any smartphone. I personally also enjoy the ability to multi-task on my PC and looking up guides while playing is much easier on the PC than a smartphone.

Is Arknights Roguelike? ›

Strategic mobile RPG Arknights introduces a new rogue-like event that focuses on Rhodes Island personnel entering the former Gallic territory of Celaiblason to search for the missing Phantom.

How do you fight a troupe mouthpiece? ›

Overview. The Troupe Mouthpiece is unique in the sense that he is always invulnerable, and thus cannot be directly attacked in any way. Instead, the player must work around his unique gimmick to defeat the Mouthpiece, while also getting past his very high ATK and special abilities.

Why was Kal TSIT removed? ›

After her rework, Kal'tsit's dialogue was retained from the beta without any changes or additions. It is a commonly held belief that Kal'tsit's removal was due to her overpowered abilities in the beta; however, there is no official evidence corroborating this theory.

Is there an Arknights anime? ›

In October 2021, Hypergryph published a teaser trailer for the first season ("Prelude to Dawn") of an anime adaptation of Arknights, also made by Yostar Pictures. The anime is a television series directed by Yuki Watanabe, with Masaki Nishikawa serving as assistant director, and Yuki Hayashi composing the music.

How do you beat a mouthpiece? ›

The trick to defeating Mouthpiece is to keep your distance. This will allow you to keep an eye on him and the floor cables, so that you can avoid the speaker attacks. Mouthpiece has to raise his shield to unleash a speaker attack, so use this opportunity to fill him full of bullets.

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