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Contingency Contract #3 – Operation Cinder, often simply known as Contingency Contract #3 or Contingency Contract Cinder, is the fifth season of the namesake seasonal event in Arknights.

Release date

November 15, 2020 ~ November 29, 2020


May 28, 2021 ~ June 11, 2021


September 23, 2021 ~ October 7, 2021


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Secret Sanctuary

To buy all new items in the Permanent Trade Center and those with limited stock in the Special Trade Center, the player must spent 5900 Contract Bounty icon.png.

Assuming that the player clears all Rotating Sites with Risk 8, clears Windswept Highland with Risk 18 and all Challenge Contracts completed, and unlocking all contracts on Deserted Factory (now a Rotating Site) and the newly introduced Area 6 Ruins, the player can earn up to 4325 Contract Bounty icon.png. Therefore, one should prioritize the most important items first, preferably Royal Guard Token.png Royal Guard Token and/or the Queen No. 1 outfit.


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