All-purpose Protection: Armor +5%
|“||Lightweight, bullet resistant and compact in design, the Recon Vest offers soldiers superior speed, while maintaining protection on par with the Light Vest.||”|
|— Item Description|
The Recon Vest is an improved version of the Light Vest which offers a +5% protection and +10% speed increase.
Events & Trivia
- The Recon Vest was available for permanent duration during the following events:
- During the Black Friday Sale (2012), at a price of 15,455 NX.
- During the Honorable Soldier Sale, at a price of 14,536 NX.
- During the 5th Anniversary Gear Sale, at a price of 15,455 NX.
- During the Combat Necessity Item Sales! (EU) at a price of 19,900 NX.
- During the first week of the Final SvS Event Sales for Permanent at the price of 15,770 NX.
- A five-day duration Recon Vest was given to players who logged in during the 5th Anniversary Hot Shot Event on July 11th, 2013 at 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM Pacific (7:00 PM - 7:30 PM Eastern, 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM Sydney, July 12th).
- It is currently the single fastest equippable item in the game.
- The Recon Vest is a Light Vest with a jacket over it, just as the Tanker Vest is a Heavy Vest with a jacket over it, and the Combat Vest is the default vest with a jacket over it.
- The Recon Vest has the same armor penalty as Wraith, Raven, and the Light Vest, but has a speed increase greater than all of them.
- The Recon Vest was one of the few items removed from direct purchase after the Combat Arms Reboot update.
- Since the release of Combat Arms: Reloaded, the Recon Vest is now obtainable in the shop for GP and NX.
- Previously during the Combat Arms Reboot era, it was only obtainable through a Ghost Hi-Sec Case.
- Before the Reboot, all Recon vests were known as NX Rare items.
- After the Reboot, all Recon vests were 1-Star Gold Grade items.
- Since Reloaded, all Recon vests are simply 'Rare' items.