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A task force is a group of starships with a common goal.

23rd century

In the late 2220s, Admiral Luther Whitetree commanded Task Force K aboard the Baton Rouge-class USS Glasgow. It consisted of Glasgow and four Mann-class starships. (TOS novel: The Final Reflection)

The Sadat-class USS Accord — commanded by Commodore Indra Suleiman — was part of Task Force Betawi, which battled Klingon forces in defense of New Ruritania in 2231. She sustained heavy damages and was destroyed by a warp core breach. (Star Trek: Accord: "The USS Accord Fictional Timeline v. 2.0 beta")

During the Four Years War, Garth of Izar aboard USS Constitution was in command of Task Force Constitution. (Star Trek: Avenger)

United Federation of Planets task forces during the Kelvan War in 2285 included Task Force One, Task Force Four and Task Force Six. (Orion Press: In Harm's Way)

Task Force 31, a battle group of the Starfleet Seventh Fleet, consisted of USS Tai Shan, USS Challenger, USS Intrepid II and USS Thagard in 2291. (Star Trek: Avenger)

Three perimeter action shipsUSS Morrigan, USS Balor and USS Ogma — were added to Task Force Accord in 2298. (Star Trek: Accord)

24th century

USS Exeter, commanded by Captain Sesballa, was the flagship of a task force of 32 Federation starships confronting the D'Prayl in 2333. (Stargazer novel: Enigma)

In 2372, USS Venture led Admiral Hastur's task force sent to support Deep Space 9 when it became apparent that the Klingons would attack the station. Included in the task force were the USS Swiftfire along with two other Excelsior-class starships, the Miranda-class, USS Trial and a Nebula-class starship. (DS9: "The Way of the Warrior"; Star Trek: Swiftfire: "The Darkness Within")

In 2372, a Cardassian task force destroyed the USS Gallant as it patrolled the Demilitarized Zone. (Ship Recognition Manual, Volume 1: The Ships of Starfleet)

In mid-2373, Rear Admiral Jennifer Douglas led a nine ship task force from the 59th Tactical Wing into Klingon space to assist in the hunt for the rogue Starfleet vessel USS Fury. Included in this task force were the USS Venture, USS Knox, USS Resolution and the USS Virgo. The USS Swiftfire-A was later sent to join the task force in the hunt for the Fury. (Star Trek: Swiftfire: "Vengeance")

Task Force 383, also known as Gamma Force, was composed of USS Chimera (NCC-91010) and three other ships assigned to Miranda Outpost in the Gamma Quadrant. Gamma Force was under the command of Fleet Admiral Julia Herra. (Star Trek: Chimera)


United Federation of Planets fleets and task forces
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City of Heroes

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A Task Force is a large-scale story arc in City of Heroes. Task forces are equivalent to Strike Forces in City of Villains.

Task forces are similar to Story Arcs in that they are a set of missions that tell a story. Task forces are started by talking to a task force contact, which is typically a signature hero. Unlike story arcs, task force contacts cannot be outleveled. Task forces can be started at any time, provided a team meets the task force's requirements, and characters may run them more than once.

Restrictions

Each task force has a minimum level requirement and a minimum team size requirement that must be met before the task force can be started. Each task force also has a maximum level associated with it; team members who exceed the maximum automatically exemplar down.

While running a task force, none of the team's other missions are available to them, and normal contacts won't interact with the player. This means that most stores are unavailable; however, Arena stores, Pocket D, and Wentworth's are still accessible to purchase (often much needed) inspirations. Once the task force has formed, you must continue to run the task force until you finish it or drop from it. Task force missions can be run over several play sessions; the game allows you to log out without dropping from the task force.

As of 2008-03-05 task forces will always spawn according to the number of members associated with the team, no matter if they are online or not. If 4 people start the Synapse Task Force, and one logs out, the groups will still spawn as if there were 4 people on the team. If the person instead quits the TF, then the spawns will scale for 3 people.

Task Forces by Level

Enemy mobs and bosses will spawn based on a 'signature' task force's maximum level (and the leader's notoriety setting) regardless of the team's composition. Therefore task forces are usually done by characters at (or above) the top of the level range.

A *Non-signature task force spawns according to the highest level person on the team. These include: Moonfire, Hess, Imperius and all four of the Shadow Shard task forces.

Task Force Name Contact Min
Size
Level Range Merits Notes
The Rule of the Three Positron 3 10 to 15 55 Considered one of the longest TFs in the game, and one of the hardest due to lack of powers.
The Fall of the Clockwork King Synapse 4 15 to 20 45
Clamor and Destruction Sister Psyche 5 20 to 25 40
*The Kheldian War Moonfire 6 23 to 28 25 Takes place in Striga Isle.
Citadel's Children Citadel 6 25 to 30 30
*The MegaMech Cometh Ernesto Hess 6 25 to 30 15 Takes place in Striga Isle.
Smoke and Mirrors Twilight's Son 1 25 to 34 4
A Tangled Plot Katie Hannon 6 30 to 34 7 Takes place in Croatoa, considered the fastest TF within the game.
Following Countess Crey Manticore 7 30 to 35 25
The 5th Column Overthrow Mender Lazarus 1 30 to 39 6
Soul of the Woodsman Numina 4 35 to 40 27 Large portion of TF is hunting for enemy groups in different zones.
*Time's Arrow Imperious 6 35 to 50 25 Takes place in Cimerora. A player entering a non-coop zone will auto-quit from the TF.
*Explorers and Exploiters Dr. Quaterfield 8 40 to 44 90 Majority of TF takes place in the Shadow Shard. Considered one of the Longest TFs in the game.
*The Legend of Ruladak Sara Moore 8 40 to 50 50 Majority of TF takes place in the Shadow Shard.
*The Saga of Faathim Justin Augustine 8 44 to 50 42 Majority of TF takes place in the Shadow Shard.
*The Saga of Lanaru Faathim the Kind 8 44 to 50 55 Majority of TF takes place in the Shadow Shard.
Statesman's Task Force Statesman 8 45 to 50 30 Reward table choice includes random Synthetic Hamidon Enhancement.
The Lady Grey Task Force The Lady Grey 8 45 to 50 30 Takes place in Rikti War Zone. A player entering a non-coop zone will auto-quit from the TF.
Trading Places Mender Silos 1 46 to 50 7 Minor TF with no recipe reward option.

Task Forces no longer available.

Phased Out TFs Contact Min
Size
Level Range Notes
A Mind in Danger Calvin Scott n/a 30 to 35 Category:Historical

Rewards

Task forces typically have badges associated with them and often have unique mobs.

Unlike Story Arcs, every team member receives a completion reward at the end of a Task Force, not just the leader. Major Task Forces (i.e. not Ouroboros) offer the option for a Pool C Recipe drop instead of the usual origin-appropriate enhancement.

The team leader Notoriety level setting will affect enemy spawns in accordance to the maximum level range of the Task Force. It will also affect the completion reward at the end, with a same-level rare recipe (if chosen) on Heroic, +1 level on Rugged, and +2 level on Invincible. This obviously does not apply if the character's true level is 49 (for the +2 level) or 50 (+1 or +2), as level 51 and level 52 recipes do not exist.

Hardcore Badges

Complete the hardest Task/Strike Forces in the game without temporary powers and without any deaths.

3 Hour Recipe Timer

After claiming a recipe reward from a Task Force, a player cannot receive another recipe from Task Forces for the next 3 hours. Players can still receive other rewards from it, or earn recipes from Trials. Or, you can wait out the timer, e.g. by leaving the reward window up while you play or logging out and logging in back later.


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