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Tenno. Sneaky, underhanded, snakey little Tenno. A special Rathuum! Executioners and accused will fight with ACID THROWERS! Ret! Lathuum! Beg...! Bet Lath... *cough* Let! Rathuum! Begin! Do you smell something? GAS LEAK? Gas leak? That's hilarious. Haha. Wait! Exec... Executioners! Iz such a nice day. Do we really wanna fight? Or... dooo weee wannaaa... PARTY?! WA-TER-RR FIIIGHT! I! Said! WATER FIGHT! WADDAFITE! I want a drink with a pink umbrella in it. WATERFIGHT!

Dog Days is an annual Tactical Alert event that occurs during the 2nd quarter of each year. Kela De Thaym comically falls under the effects of some sort of gas leak, promoting a special Rathuum competition with water guns instead of acid throwers.

Mechanics[]

  • Rathuum game mode with all participants only equipped with a SoakTron.png Soaktron water gun. Unlike normal Rathuum missions where the first team to reach 25 total kills wins, there is a 5 minute timer and the team with the highest total kills when the time is up wins.
  • All Warframe health values are set to 100 health and no shields. Health slowly regenerates akin to one Mod TT 20px.png Rejuvenation.
  • All equipped mods are disabled.
  • All Warframe abilities and most passives are disabled.
  • Instead of the normal Rathuum maps, all games are played on the same singular beach map.
  • Ammo pickups are replaced by water vents. Health and Energy Orbs do not spawn.
  • All Warframes will wear a cosmetic floating inner tube. All Executioners will wear special outfits, including different colors, cosmetic inflatable armbands, and/or summer hats. The "KILLED" message is changed to "SOAKED" and a water splash effect will appear on death.

Rewards[]

Players are rewarded upon first completion of these missions:

Offerings[]

NakakPearl.png

Nakak in Cetus would probably like these. Maybe she'll trade something for them.

—In-game Description

Missions award Nakak Pearls which can be traded to Nakak in Cetus for rewards:

  • Mission 1: 10 Pearls
  • Mission 2: 20 Pearls
  • Mission 3: 30 Pearls
  • Mission 4: 50 Pearls + 1 per personal kill

Exchangeable prizes include Kela De Thaym Mods, Roller Floofs, and a unique Color Picker Extension, Emblem, Sigil, Captura Scene, Soaktron Rifle Skin, and a limited-time Ephemera. Excluding the mods, all items are exclusive to this shop.

Reward Price Description
ColorPickerBeach.png
Beach Color Picker
70 Unlocks additional color options for Warframe customization.
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Dog Days Emblem
105 Beat the heat with this unique emblem.
DogDaysEphemera.png
Dog Days Ephemera
1 Soak off with this Dog Days Ephemera - Only for a limited time!
ElectromagneticShieldingMod.png
Mod TT 20px.png Electromagnetic Shielding
140
VulcanBlitzMod.png
Mod TT 20px.png Vulcan Blitz
140
Hunter'sBonesawMod.png
Mod TT 20px.png Hunter's Bonesaw
140
RiftStrikeMod.png
Mod TT 20px.png Rift Strike
140
NightwatchNapalmMod.png
Mod TT 20px.png Nightwatch Napalm
140
HarkonarScopeMod.png
Mod TT 20px.png Harkonar Scope
140
FomorianAccelerantMod.png
Mod TT 20px.png Fomorian Accelerant
140
AcidShellsMod.png
Mod TT 20px.png Acid Shells
140
Medi-RayMod.png
Mod TT 20px.png Medi-Ray
140
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Rucksack Roller Floof
210 A very special Floof commemorating your participation in Tactical Alert: Dog Days. FOR SQUISHY HONOR!
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Roller Floof
280 A very special Floof commemorating your participation in Tactical Alert: Dog Days. FOR SQUISHY HONOR!
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Sunrise Roller Floof
350 A very special Floof commemorating your participation in Tactical Alert: Dog Days. FOR SQUISHY HONOR!
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Carnival Roller Floof
350 A very special Floof commemorating your participation in Tactical Alert: Dog Days. FOR SQUISHY HONOR!
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Tropical Roller Floof
350 A very special Floof commemorating your participation in Tactical Alert: Dog Days. FOR SQUISHY HONOR!
DogDaysIcon.png
Dog Days Sigil
420 Beat the heat with this unique sigil.
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Dog Days Scene
700 Unlocks this scene for use in Captura Mode, accessed through the Warframe Appearance tab in the Arsenal.
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Soaktron Rifle Skin
490 Celebrate Dog Days all year round with refreshing Rifle Skin. WARNING: Not a toy.
Total

4,586 total
3,326 excluding non-exclusive mods

Previous Occurrences[]

  1. August 2nd, 2019 @ 2 PM ET to August 6th, 2019 @ 11 AM ET (all platforms)[1]
  2. July 15th, 2020 @ 2 PM ET to July 27th 2020 @ 11 AM ET (all platforms)[2]
  3. June 7th, 2021 @ 2 PM ET to June 25th, 2021 @ 2 PM ET (all platforms)[3]

Notes[]

  • Resource Boosters and Resource Drop Chance Boosters do not increase gains.
  • The Dog Days Ephemera is a limited-time seasonal item that is removed once the Dog Days Tactical Alert ends.
  • Although not offered as a reward for Nakak Pearls, a Roller Floof inspired color palette entitled "Rollers" is purchasable from the market for Platinum64.png 75 during the event's duration.

Tips[]

  • The 25% damage boost from True Master's Font applies in the Dog Days mode.
  • Despite Warframe abilities being disabled, many passives are not:
    • BansheeIcon272.png Banshee's silenced weapons may reduce enemy attention to aid in sneaking up on enemies.
    • GaraIcon272.png Gara may temporarily stun nearby enemies while standing in light.
    • LokiIcon272.png Loki's increased wall latch duration may give an advantage from shooting enemies from unorthodox positions.
    • NezhaIcon272.png Nezha's improved sliding may reduce the likelihood of being hit.
    • NyxIcon272.png Nyx's evasion chance will reduce the likelihood of being hit.
    • SarynIcon272.png Saryn increases Soaktron's DmgImpactSmall64.png Impact status effect duration, making procs easier to stack and thus increasing the stagger duration of subsequent procs.
    • TitaniaIcon272.png Titania's improved bullet jumps and rolls may reduce the likelihood of being hit.
    • XakuIcon272.png Xaku's dodge chance will reduce the likelihood of being hit.
    • ZephyrIcon272.png Zephyr's improved aerial maneuverability may reduce the likelihood of being hit while midair.
    • Though not a passive, GaussIcon272.png Gauss' high sprint speed and mobility may reduce likelihood of being hit.
    • WispIcon272.png Wisp's invisibility while airborne passive does not work in this game mode.
  • Since all parkour maneuvers are allowed, the player can perform Jump Kicks in order to knock down the Executioners and stun them, making them significantly easier to shoot. This also deals a small amount of damage to them.

Trivia[]

  • The beach arena map used in the event resembles the shores of the Plains of Eidolon. In addition, buoys surround the arena that resemble the Unum tower in shape.
  • The Roller Floofs for sale from Nakak can be found scattered around the arena, although like the decoration version they are purely cosmetic.

Bugs[]

  • The Executioners can get stuck on top of the vault trucks around the arena and spin around aimlessly.
  • As of Update 30.3.4 the beach arena map can appear blown out and overexposed for some players, even if brightness levels are normal in the rest of the game. This only seems to affect the version of the map used in the game mode and not the Captura version. The Captura version of the map is also missing volumetric lighting even if the setting is enabled.

Patch History[]

Hotfix 30.3.4 (2021-06-02)

Gear up for the splashdown with the Dog Days Ephemera, earnable from Nakak for just 1 Pearl. While this item will disappear from your Inventory at the end of the event, the new Soaktron Rifle Skin is a permanent Customization! Redeem from Nakak for 490 Pearls and give your favorite Rifle a refreshing new look, year-round.

Update 28.2 (2020-07-14)

  • (Undocumented) Prices of all Nakak offerings reduced by 30% based on player feedback.

Update 25.6 (2019-08-08)

  • Dog Days 2019 ends and Nakak Pearls can no longer be obtained.

Hotfix 25.5.4 (2019-08-06)

Dog Days Tactical Alert Changes
  • Performance now can yield better results for the final Dog Days mission! Mission 4 now yields 1 Nakak Pearl per kill in addition to the 50 given at end of mission. More kills, more Pearls!

Hotfix 25.5.1 (2019-08-02)

  • Introduced along with the Dog Days 2019 Tactical Alert.
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