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The Skirmish in Concord was a battle between the Coalition of Ordered Governments and the Locust Horde as the COG drove and fought their way through Concord, a Locust-occupied city to reach the town of Mercy in order to recover the fuel for their mission to Azura. Although there was a Lambent presence due to numerous Lambent Stalks and pools of Imulsion, the skirmish was only between the COG and Locust.

Order of Battle[]


In the effort to rescue Professor Adam Fenix and end the Lambent Pandemic, Cpl. Damon Baird of the Coalition of Ordered Governments cracked A2897, the late Chairman Richard Prescott's data disk on Azura and discovered that a submarine would be the only way to enter Azura due to the Maelstrom Barrier defending the island. Col. Victor Hoffman suggested that they could use one of the ships at the Endeavor Naval Shipyard. However, they would need to fuel the submarine as well as finding someone to fix and drive it. Pvt. Dizzy Wallin volunteered and Cpl. Dominic Santiago suggested that they could detour via Mercy or Char as both contained the Imulsion refineries for the fuel.

At 06:53 hours on the next morning, Sgt. Marcus Fenix led the mission to Mercy and Char along with Cpl. Dominic Santiago, Lt. Anya Stroud, Pvt. Samantha Byrne, Cpl. Jayson Stratton and Pvt. Dizzy Wallin while Cpl. Damon Baird, Pvt. Augustus Cole and Pvt. Clayton Carmine are ordered to find transport, weapons and reinforcements when Delta shut the Maelstrom down and began the attack on Azura. Delta-One left Anvil Gate in the hands of Col. Victor Hoffman and Sgt. Bernadette Mataki as they drove toward Mercy. In order to arrive at Mercy, Delta-One had to first pass through the city of Concord.

Navigating the Highway[]

Sergeant Marcus Fenix, Lieutenant Anya Stroud, Corporal Dominic Santiago, Corporal Jace Stratton, Private Dizzy Wallin and Private Samantha Byrne took off for Mercy in two Rat Trucks and a fuel tanker. Driving on a highway that turned into an Imulsion field, Delta encountered Reavers and they had to use Vulcan Cannons to fend them off, particularly as they landed in the road in order to safely continue. The convoy was eventually forced off of the road and in order to continue, they had to destroy the three old Imulsion pipelines.

Skirmish in Concord[]

Delta entering the city of Concord

Soon afterward, Delta found a field of Corpser eggs and Corpser hatchlings and fend them off, killing many. Delta encountered the Corpser mother, but drove right by her after blinding her. A juvenile Corpser attacked the truck that Jace was driving, but he ran it over.

Traversing the Air Base[]

Arriving at Concord Air Base, Dizzy smashed through a roadblock, but Delta had to face many more with Savage Drones as well as Troikas. Delta made it through them by destroying or bypassing most of them, but overshot the base's runway and became trapped in sand. While they tried to get out, they came under attack from the Savage Drones, Bloodmounts and more Reavers. Delta killed them all and the trucks eventually got free. However, they came under fire from more Troikas and roadblocks and had to face a Brumak. Slinging razor wire between the two Rat Trucks, Delta decapitated the Brumak and escaped from the Locust onslaught. However, the Imulsion tanker ended up with a lot of holes in it as a result of the Locust attack.


Locust War
0 A.E. Emergence Day (Emergence in Jannermont · Emergence in Mattino Junction · Emergence in Ilima · Emergence in Porta Ogari · Emergence in Ephyra · Fall of Gorasnaya · Evacuation of Mercy) · Battle of Nordesca · Battle of Kinnerlake · Destruction of Halvo Bay (Destruction of Old Town · Battle of the Museum of Military Glory · Siege of Halvo Bay Military Academy · Evacuation of Seahorse Hills · Battle of Elliott's Mansion · Raid on Onyx Point · Bombing of Downtown Halvo Bay · Ambush on the Halvo Bay Courthouse · Battle of the Plaza)
1 A.E. Battle of Kaia (Battle of Jasper · Battle of Autrin) · Battle of Bonbourg · Second Battle of Jannermont · Fall of Ostri · Battle of Andius · Ambush on Voslov Bridge · Hammer of Dawn Strikes · Assassination of Ukkon (Mission to CIC Aldair · Rescue of Echo-Five · Assault on Industrial District · Mission to Claybourne · Rescue of Alpha-Two · Mission to Nedroma Health Institute · Battle of Imtik Imulsion Rig · Mission to Winlock Outpost · Mission to the Badlands · Mission to Zenic Province · Battle of Ukkon's Laboratory) · Battle of Oblivion · Skirmish in the Live Zone
5 A.E. Fall of Landown
9 A.E. Battle of Noroa · Riverside Skirmish · Evacuation of Ilima (Ambush on Checkpoint Zeta · Assault on Ilima Savings and Trust · Mission to Ilima High School · Battle of Downtown Ilima · Battle of Dr. Wisen's Orphanage)
10 A.E. Battle of Estana · Skirmish at Shenko Falls · Fall of Ephyra
11 A.E. Skirmish Outside the Wire
12 A.E. Raid on Ginnet Drive · Incursions at Endeavor
13 A.E. Battle on the Andius Highway · West Barricade Campaign · Raid on the CIC
14 A.E. Operation: Midnight · Jilane Massacre · Siege of the Slab · Lightmass Offensive (Battle of Embry Square · Mission to House of Sovereigns · Ambush at Tomb of the Unknowns · Mission to Old Ephyra · Assault on Franklin's Outpost · Mission to Lethia Imulsion Facility · Mission to East Barricade Academy · Battle of Haldane Hall · Mission to Timgad · Battle on the Tyro Pillar) · Ambush at Sovereigns Boulevard · Evacuation of North Gate · Mission to Tollen · Battle of the Tollen Dam · Evacuation of Speyer · Evacuation of Fort Reval · Battle Outside of Jacinto · Mission to the Pirnah Badlands · Battle for Fucked · Mission to Montevado · Battle Near Jacinto · Unidentified M.O.U.T. Battle · Liberation of Jilane · Siege of Jacinto City · Operation: Hollow Storm (Battle of Stromson Forest · Assault on Landown · Assault on the Inner Hollow · Battle of Ilima · Destruction of the Riftworm · Mission to New Hope Research Facility · Assault on Mount Kadar · Siege of Nexus · Battle of the Royal Palace · Sinking of Jacinto City) · First Mission to Merrenat Naval Base · Skirmish South of Port Farrall · Second Mission to Merrenat Naval Base · Battle of Port Farrall · Ambush Outside of Port Farrall
15 A.E. Skirmish in the Kashkur Foothills
17 A.E. Skirmish at Endeavor · Siege of Azura · Victory Day (Attack on the Sovereign · Battle of Centennial Bridge · Ambush on Hanover Coast · Battle of the Deadlands · Battle of the Anvegad Plains · Battle of Anvil Gate · Mission to Halvo Bay · Skirmish in Concord · Mission to Mercy · Mission to Char · Battle of Endeavor · Incursions in the Serano Ocean · Battle of Azura)