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Act of Aggression Hotkeys Guide

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    Act of Aggression Hotkeys essential to speedy building and good management of attacking and defending forces.

    The first thing to do is set your Quick Base Selection key to something other than R which is the default setting.  R is also used in a lot of submenus so it doesn’t work as the Quick Base Selection hotkey all the time which is confusing.

    • Esc > Options > Set to key of your choice.  The HOME key on the keyboard is handy and it’s not set to anything else as default and will take you back to the Quick Base Selection screen no matter what menu or submenu you are in.

    US Hotkeys

    Press HOME > then…

    ActionHotkey
    Learn Defcon 2E
    Learn Defcon 1R
    Access Defcon 3 MenuZ
    Access Defcon 2 MenuX
    Access Defcon 1 MenuC
    Build = Home > Z (Defcon 3)
    HQH
    RefineryR
    GeneratorF
    LEME
    BarracksB
    MG Nest;
    Field HospitalO
    Light Vehicles BayL
    Logistical CenterG
    ArmoryQ
    Build = Home > X (Defcon 2)
    Power PlantP
    FOBF
    Heavy Vehicles BayH
    HelipadL
    Air Control CenterQ
    PhalanxX
    Build = Home > C (Defcon 1)
    Processing PlantP
    LEM Rare EarthE
    Administrative CenterC
    AccumulatorQ
    PeacekeeperK
    PatriotT
    Dismantle buildingL

    Backspace = Return to Main Menu.

    Chimera Hotkeys

    Press HOME > then…

    ActionHotkey
    Learn Shield ProtocolE
    Learn Sword ProtocolR
    Access Spear Protocol MenuZ
    Access Shield Protocol MenuC
    Access Sword Protocol MenuX
    Build = Home > Z (Spear Protocol Menu)
    HQH
    RefineryR
    OutpostO
    Sentinel TurretT
    BarracksB
    Support BayU
    PrisonP
    Syntech LabL
    Spear Vehicle BayV
    HelipadE
    Rare Earth OutpostQ
    Build = Home > C (Shield Protocol Menu)
    Air Control CenterQ
    Defensive CenterF
    Anti-Ballistic CenterB
    Build = Home > X (Sword Protocol Menu)
    Sword Vehicle BayV
    Research LabR
    Omega BlitzerO
    Dismantle buildingL

    Backspace = Return to previous Menu

    Cartel Hotkeys

    Press HOME > then…

    ActionHotkey
    Learn BlackOpsE
    Access Private Military MenuZ
    Access BlackOps MenuX
    Build = Home > Z (Private Military Menu)
    HQH
    RefineryR
    Extension ModuleE
    BarracksB
    Vehicle BayV
    Repair CenterC
    Build = Home > X (BlackOps Menu)
    Tokamak GeneratorG
    Prototypes BayP
    HelipadH
    Air Control CenterQ
    Stealth LabL
    AcceleratorE
    Underground Stock MarketU
    Rare Earth Extension Module;
    Railgun TurretR
    Thor Control CenterT
    Skyguard TurretK
    Dismantle buildingL

    Backspace = Return to previous Menu

    Battlefield Hotkeys

     ActionHotkey
    Select all units of the same type.CTRL + Left Click or Double Left Click a unit
    Add or remove a unit from the groupSHIFT + Left Click unit
    Assigns group the numberCTRL + 0-9 on a group of units
    Select group0-9
    Sends units/group directly to that point. Will use roads.Right Click
    Send unit to each point in turn. Useful to keep units off main roads or sneak them around the edges of the map or enemy base.SHIFT + Left Click on map with unit/group selected
    Toggle through individual units in a group one at a time.TAB with group selected
    Capture. Order unit to capture person, building or vehicle.C whilst unit selected
    Multiplayer
    Place a Attack FlareF1
    Place a Defend FlareF2
    Place a Help FlareF3
    Place a Custom FlareF4

     

    Camera and View Controls

    ActionHotkey
    Move view directionWASD or Arrow Keys
    Jump to locationLeft click on minimap
    Zoom in and outScroll Mouse Wheel
    Rotate Camera viewCTRL + Left/Right Arrows
    Jump view to last action alert (i.e “unit is under attack)Spacebar
    Satellite View`

     

    Hotkey Notes

    1. Can not build units away from your base. You need to have the building you wish to build from selected and then select what to build.
    2. There is no key to jump your view back to your base. You can left click on your base on the mini map or you can hotkey a structure, like you do with groups. i.e Select your HQ then CTRL + 0 (can use 0-9). Can press 0 or click the thumbnail image of the building to return to base.

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    If you think of any more Act of Aggression Hotkeys that should be included in this leave them in the comments.

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