Global Event – Assault

The Modifier of Assault revolve around more/less damage from NPCs over long / short distances. The positive Global Modifier gives you a strong damage buff when you are close to the NPCs and when you activate Crucial Assault or Major Assault they will do a lot more damage when they shoot from far away.


Global Events

When you have general questions about how Global Events work, check out the summary in the wiki: link




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  • Assault (Global Modifier)
    • Always active; All Agent damage is increased at close range.
  • Crucial Assault (Only active in the Assault Playlist)
    • Assault behaviour, plus all enemy damage is increased at longer range
  • Major Assault (Only active in the Assault Playlist and only for groups)
    • Crucial Assault behaviour, plus Agent damage increases when close to team members, enemy damage increases when apart from team members.


Tips and Tricks

The Global Modifier makes the missions easier – go close and burn the NPCs down, that works also very well on Legendary difficulty – but be careful, that the NPCs don´t down you with their melee attacks.

The Global Modifier will be active everywhere in The Division (also Survival and in Last Stand) but ONLY against NPCs. This modifier has NO impact on PVP.

=> Weakness notification


Crucial Assault and Major Assault will challenge the way you play the missions and you will have to adapt the routine that you have in the missions. The usual – “i fight from the distance” does not really work, because the NPCs will hit you like a truck and unless you have a decent amount of toughness and armor – they will insta-down you most of the time. So go close, use the proximity damage buff and kill them that way.


Major Assault is a group modifier that gives you a buff when you are close together (you will see a white line between the agents) that helps you against the NPCs and is NOT harder than Crucial Assault. Just keep that in mind and check what Modifier is active.

=> Buff between the Agents



You can select the Crucial – and Major Assault Modifier in these missions:

  • Queens Tunnel Camp
  • Russian Consulate
  • General Assembly
  • Grand Central Station
  • Falcon´s Lost


Commendations / Rewards

Every Global Event has its own Commendations that are tied to patches and masks that you can earn by completing these achievements. Read the list of Commendations here:

=> Commendations



Reward Commendation
Pig Mask Leave No One Behind
Jason Mask LMB Slayer
Clown Mask No Surrender



Reward Commendation
Figurehead Patch Assault Boss Killer
Cost Control Patch Assault Cache Grab
Public Enemy One Patch Face Time
Manhattan Massacre Patch Wet Behind The Ears

Classified Gear Sets


You can recognize Classified Gear Sets by the folder next to the icon.

You can only get these Classified Gear Sets from the Global Event caches. But all the other classified can still drop from the regular loot locations.

You can read here how Classified Gear Sets work: Link

Global Event Caches

You can earn Global Event Tokens by doing the missions and other activities and then you can buy Global Event Caches from the vendor in the Global Event area of the Terminal. When you just want Classified Items, then it is recommended to buy the Superior Caches.

=> Details and dropchances.

Token Rewards


  • Last Stand caches give you 85 GE Tokens each
  • Survival caches give you 170 GE Tokens each

    (only the Caches that you get during the Global Event will contain Tokens)


Missions – Global Event Bonus

  • Normal +50 GE Tokens
  • Hard + 75 GE Tokens
  • Challenging + 125 GE Tokens
  • Legendary + 175 GE Tokens


Incursions – Global Event Bonus

  • Challenging + 125 GE
  • Heroic + 175 GE


Mission Rewards

  • Normal Missions
    • 150 GE Tokens
    • 200 GE Tokens – with Global Event Bonus
  • Hard Missions
    • 225 GE Tokens
    • 300 GE Tokens – with Global Event Bonus
  • challenging missions
    • 750 GE Tokens
    • 875 GE Tokens – with Global Event Bonus
  • legendary missions
    • 1575 GE Tokens
    • 1750 GE Tokens – with Global Event Bonus
  • challenging Incursions
    • 650 GE Tokens
    • 775 GE Tokens – with Global Event Bonus
  • heroic incursions
    • 900 GE Tokens
    • 1075 GE Tokens – with Global Event Bonus


Mission/Incursion named bosses

  • Normal: 17 GE Tokens
  • Hard: 25 GE Tokens
  • Challenging: 38 GE Tokens
  • Legendary: 58 GE Tokens


DZ and Open World Bosses

  • 150 GE Tokens



For the weeklies:

  • 23 intel = 400 GEC
  • 25 intel = 650 GEC
  • 29/35 intel = 550 GEC
  • 37/45 intel = 750 GEC

For the dailies:

  • 5 intel = 100 GEC
  • 10 intel = 175 GEC
  • 15/19 intel = 225 GEC

Credit per Hour

=> what is most rewarding

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