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Sandstorm   Elite Sandstorm   Omega Sandstorm   Sandstorm Schematic

Sandstorm-MainPic
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CLASS UPGRADE BUILDING PRODUCTION METHOD
Aircraft Tech Center Airfield
SPLASH DAMAGE SPACE INFANTRY VEHICLE AIR BUILDING MAP SPEED
YES 1,000 BEST BEST BEST BEST N / A
UNLOCK REQUIREMENTS
None
( T ) • ( C ) UNIQUE UNIT
Unique Units have a Production Limit of 1
  ( T ) • ( C ) RESTRICTED AVAILABILITY
For More Information On How To Obtain This Item See History of Availability

Stat Progression

Level Upgrade Cost Upgrade
Time
Tech
Center
Production Cost Speed Health Range Damage
(DPS)
Metal Oil Thorium Metal Oil
1 N / A N / A N / A N / A 70,000,000 70,000,000 1.8 1,392,390 470 65,687
2 100,000,000 100,000,000 0 4d 70,000,000 70,000,000 1.8 1,462,005 480 68,971
3 100,000,000 100,000,000 0 4d 70,000,000 70,000,000 1.8 1,535,100 490 72,407
4 100,000,000 100,000,000 0 4d 70,000,000 70,000,000 1.8 1,611,848 500 76,022
5 100,000,000 100,000,000 0 4d 70,000,000 70,000,000 1.8 1,692,435 500 79,815
6 100,000,000 100,000,000 0 4d 70,000,000 70,000,000 1.8 1,777,050 500 83,796
7 100,000,000 100,000,000 0 4d 70,000,000 70,000,000 1.8 1,865,895 500 87,985
8 100,000,000 100,000,000 0 4d 70,000,000 70,000,000 1.8 1,959,188 500 92,375
9 100,000,000 100,000,000 0 4d 70,000,000 70,000,000 1.8 2,057,145 500 96,982
10 100,000,000 100,000,000 0 4d 70,000,000 70,000,000 1.8 2,160,000 500 101,818
11 100,000,000 100,000,000 0 4d 70,000,000 70,000,000 1.8 2,262,855 500 106,665
12 100,000,000 100,000,000 0 4d 70,000,000 70,000,000 1.8 2,365,710 500 122,640
13 100,000,000 100,000,000 0 4d 70,000,000 70,000,000 1.8 500
14 100,000,000 100,000,000 0 4d 70,000,000 70,000,000 1.8 500
15 100,000,000 100,000,000 0 4d 70,000,000 70,000,000 1.8 500
16 100,000,000 100,000,000 0 4d 70,000,000 70,000,000 1.8 500
17 100,000,000 100,000,000 0 4d 70,000,000 70,000,000 1.8 500
18 100,000,000 100,000,000 0 4d 70,000,000 70,000,000 1.8 500
19 100,000,000 100,000,000 0 4d 70,000,000 70,000,000 1.8 500
20 100,000,000 100,000,000 0 4d 70,000,000 70,000,000 1.8 3,188,550 500 150,182
Total 1,980,000,000 1,980,000,000 0 76d Note : Showing Data from Non-Customized Unit
Yellow indicates increase from previous level. Underline Indicates Max Value.

Unit Highlights

The Sandstorm is a Mega Helicopter introduced by the Corpus Rogue Faction.

  • Primary Attacks :
    • Primary Weapon : Under Wing Missiles
      • Long Range
      • Targets both Ground an Air
      • AoE Damage
      • Very High Damage
    • Secondary Weapon : Under Wing Bombs
      • Short Range
      • Targets Ground only
      • AoE Damage
    • Move and Shoot ability for both Primary and Secondary Weapons
  • Dual Fire :
    • Units with Dual Fire will alternate between fire modes ( Long-Range & Close-Range ) depending on the Target's range from the unit.
      • For targets at Long Range the Primary weapon is always used.
      • For targets at Short Range the Secondary weapon is always used.
  • Raven Drones :
  • Movement :
    • Slow Acceleration & Movement Speed.

Raven Drones

Sandstorm-RavenDrone

Raven Drones are Offensive Drones that emanate from the Sandstorm.

  • Up to 5 drones spawn when a target has entered the Sandstorm's Range.
    • Drones spawn at a rate of ? per second.
    • Drones re-spawn as existing ones are destroyed.
    • Drones are all destroyed upon the destruction of the Sandstorm.
  • Drones fire Small Missiles that produce Burst Damage ( Burst-Mini-ICON )
  • Drones may fire on Ground Units and Ground Structures only.
  • Drones draw fire from most Anti-Airborne Weapons.

Build Times & Repair Information

Level 10 Airfield Build & Repair Times Per Sandstorm Level  ( T )
LEVEL 1 LEVEL 2 LEVEL 3 LEVEL 4 LEVEL 5 LEVEL 6 LEVEL 7 LEVEL 8 LEVEL 9 LEVEL 10+
BUILD 9d 23h 59m 9d 23h 59m 9d 23h 59m 9d 23h 59m 9d 23h 59m 9d 23h 59m 9d 23h 59m 9d 23h 59m 9d 23h 59m 9d 23h 59m
REPAIR
Level 10 Airfield Repair Costs Per Sandstorm Level
METAL 1,400,000 1,400,000 1,400,000 1,400,000 1,400,000 1,400,000 1,400,000 1,400,000 1,400,000 1,400,000
OIL 1,400,000 1,400,000 1,400,000 1,400,000 1,400,000 1,400,000 1,400,000 1,400,000 1,400,000 1,400,000
Info shown is for a Level 10+ Airfield    Lower Levels may be calculated by adding 5% for each level below Level 10.

Effective Unit Levels vs Turrets

Turret Level Sandstorm Level Required to Out Range
AA Ion AA Plasma Avalanche Blitz Flak Flame Heavy Flak Hunter Machine Microwave Storm
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 500 500 1 700 1
2 1 1 1 1 1 1 525 525 1 700 1
3 1 1 1 1 1 1 550 550 1 700 1
4 2 2 2 511 1 2 575 575 1 700 511
5 500 500 500 548 1 500 600 600 1 700 548
6 525 525 525 600 1 525 625 625 1 700 611
7 550 550 550 600 1 550 650 650 1 700 661
8 600 600 600 660 1 600 700 700 1 700 700
9 N / A 600 600 660 600 N / A 700 700 N / A N / A 700
10 N / A N / A N / A 660 N / A N / A 700 700 N / A N / A 700
11 N / A N / A N / A 660 N / A N / A N / A N / A N / A N / A 700
12 N / A N / A N / A 660 N / A N / A N / A N / A N / A N / A 700
Image AA Ion turret lvl8 AA-Plasma-Lv8 Avalanche-Lv8 Blitz-Lv8 FlackTurret-Lv (8) FlameCannon-Lv8 HeavyFlak-Lv10 HunterMissile-Lv8 MachingGunTurret-Lv8(80px) MicrowaveTurret-Lv8 Storm-Turret-Lv8-85px
Note : Showing Data from Non-Customized Unit

Schematic Summary

SANDSTORM SCHEMATIC SUMMARY   ( T )
Rotors  War Paint  Pilot 
Sandstorm-Schemaitc-MainPic
Drones  Armor  Missiles 
Press Down Arrow Button to View the Components of each Slot.    Hover over individual Components to view each.

History of Availability

TierBonus-ICON   Sandstorm Event Shop History   TierBonus-ICON
EVENT SHOP STATUS eXP COST SPECIAL EVENT DATE
ADDED ( 3 Parts ) Sandstorm-Aftermath 700,000 xp / each Operation: Aftermath Jan 21, 2016
Last Chance    REMOVED Sandstorm-Descent 700,000 xp / each Operation: Descent Mar 17, 2016
RETURNED    Price Decreased Sandstorm-DeathFromAbove 100,000 xp / each Operation: Death From Above Sep 15, 2016
Offered in Event Shop Continuously Except Where Otherwise Stated    eXP = Event Experience Points
SectorGoalPoints-Small   Nightmare Sector Goal Prize Draw History   SectorGoalPoints-Small
AVAILABILITY STATUS ROGUE BASE GAME UPDATE / EVENT
INTRODUCTION SandstormBase-Mini-Icon Corpus-Sandstorm-PrizeDraw Corpus Level 95 Sector Base Operation: Nighthawk
2nd Appearance SandstormBase-Mini-Icon Corpus-Sandstorm-PrizeDraw Corpus Level 95 Sector Base Operation: Nightmare
3rd Appearance SandstormBase-Mini-Icon Corpus-Sandstorm-PrizeDraw Corpus Level 95 Sector Base Operation: Nightfall
4th Appearance SandstormBase-Mini-Icon Corpus-Sandstorm-PrizeDraw-NightsEnd Corpus Level 95 Sector Base Operation: Night's End
5th Appearance InfernoBase-MapICON Inferno-SectorPrizeDraw-Wildfire-Extended Red Lokust Lv 95 Sector Base Operation: Wildfire
6th Appearance InfernoBase-MapICON Inferno-SectorPrizeDraw-Frostbite-Extended Red Lokust Lv 95 Sector Base Operation: Frostbite
7th Appearance InfernoBase-MapICON Inferno-SectorPrizeDraw-Aftermath-Extended Red Lokust Lv 95 Sector Base Operation: Aftermath
8th Appearance InfernoBase-MapICON Inferno-SectorPrizeDraw-Remnants-Extended Red Lokust Lv 95 Sector Base Operation: Remnants
Sector Goal Prize Draws only valid for Listed Events
GoldCoin-Icon  Sandstorm Special Gold Offer History  GoldCoin-Icon
SPECIAL OFFER REG PRICE OFFER PRICE APPROXIMATE OFFER DATES
Starter Pack! GoldOffer-Starter Pack!-2 350 Gold 49 Gold August 2016
Special Gold Offers Are For A Limited Time Only    Not All Players Receive The Same Offers At The Same Time    Dates & Price May Vary

Update History

Listed in Reverse Chronological Order -- Click Expand to View Earliest Updates

  • No Further Updates

Additional Facts

Trivia

  • The Sandstorm at Level 20 requires 1 minute of Repairs for approximately every ?,??? Damage it sustains.
  • The Sandstorms Lv 10 Message is titled  "The Force" and is written in Yoda Speak both references to the Star Wars film series.
  • The Sandstorm is the Corpus Mega Helicopter as mentioned on unlock post.
  • The Sandstorm bears a resemblance to an armed fighting version of the Sikorsky S-64 Skycrane.
  • The in-game chat code for this unit is SS. ( not to be confused with Sickle Syndicate)
  • Pixel Sheet Code : 147, 147.rotor, 147.dead & 147.shadow
  • Pixel Sheet Code ( Drones ) : 150

Firsts & Records

  • War Commander First :
    • First Aircraft with the ability use Dual Fire - The Sandstorm
    • First Unit to spawn Offensive Drones - The Sandstorm
    • First Unit to have the same Build Time, Repair Time & Cost at all Levels - The Sandstorm
    • First Unit to be introduced & offered via a Sector Goal Prize Draw - The Sandstorm ( Operation: Nighthawk )
    • First Aircraft to use 1,000 Aircraft Capacity - The Sandstorm
  • Event Shop Firsts :

Quotes

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A devastating aircraft designed to bring complete destruction to its targets. With long range missiles, drones, and bombing capabilities all at its disposal the Sandstorm is a new force of nature.
  — In-Game Description 



MOVING ON UP - This is one powerful piece of machinery. Corpus have truly outdone themselves.
  — Level 5 Message [src]

THE FORCE - Want not you should. Massive weapon you have.
  — Level 10 Message [src]

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War Commander Operation Nighthawk

Released : Jul 22, 2015  •  Official Kixeye Video

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