Press release

Fight for the Glory of Knights in Arknights New Side Story Event - Maria Nearl

April 8, 2021 - Shanghai, China -Strategic mobile RPG Arknights Global Server brings a new side story event - Maria Nearl. In the event, Kazimierz Major officially opens, bringing players into the ancient battlefield to deploy gallant knights with their strategies, and diving into the glorious battle of the knights. In addition to the new event stages and plots, it also introduces 4 brand new operators, fine outfits and a themed furniture set.
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About Maria Nearl
Maria Nearl will be open for a limited time from April 8 to April 21. The event, taken part in Kazimierz, tells a story that Blemishine makes her debut in the Kazimierz Major, an annual, competitive event held to celebrate and honor the Knights of Kazimierz. While fighting through the competition with Blemishine, players can obtain materials and tokens by clearing event stages and missions. These event tokens could be used at the event shop to redeem various rewards including elite materials, LMD, Furniture and event operator Whisalsh.
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New Operators
There are 4 novel operators including Whislash, Blemishine, Aosta and Bubble, with different battle traits joining the game. Among them, Whislash is a free operator that can be obtained in the event shop.
Event Rewarded Operator: Whislash, the aunt of Nearl and Blemishine, has joined Rhodes Island. Being a former competitive Kazimierz Knight, she has reached the Final 16 of the Majors before. As a 5-star support guard, Whislash’s traits increase her allies’ attack speed and enhance their defense capabilities.
6-star Operator: Blemishine, originally named as Maria Nearl, is aiming at being a radiant knight like her sister Margaret Nearl. In the story, Blemishine secretly participates in the Kazimierz Major to fight for glory of the Nearl family. On the battlefield, she serves as a 6-star healing defender who could deal great damage, and all her skills manage to reinforce allies’ attack ability while healing them at the same time.
5-star Operator: Aosta is a new Close-Range-AOE Sniper of Rhodes Island. His talent would bleed the unblocked enemies and deal Art damage. In addition, his skill enables his attack to bind the targets for a short period of time.
4-star Operator: Bubble is a new classic defender. Her talent enables her to reduce the attack of the attacker for a while, and reflects parts of the physical damage onto the enemies.
New Arrivals at Store
The event also launches new Outfits- Dreambind Castle Collection for Operators including Phantom, Glaucus, Mayer and Shaw. A brand new furniture set, Nearls' Living Room Replica, will also be available at the store. Note that part of the set and Shaw’s outfit could be obtained from the event exchange shop, so don’t forget to exchange for them if you want to collect the whole set!
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Founded in 2014 and publisher of Azur Lane and Arknights, Yostar Games specializes in game development, global distribution, investment, and video game IP management. Situated in Tokyo and Shanghai, Yostar Games has rapidly become the top publisher and developer of the anime genre in China and is striving to become a global leader in the gaming industry.