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Warhammer 40K Darktide mission types

The God-Emperor has a wide selection of different Warhammer 40K mission types available to send you into the dark depths of Tertium

Warhammer 40K Darktide mission types: Ominous Chaos-corrupted Veterans staring directly towards camera.

From assassinating a target to raiding a structure in search of a valuable object, there’s a great variety of Warhammer 40K Darktide mission types available for you to sink your teeth into in the name of the God-Emperor. Completing the various mission types is required for some of the Darktide Penances and you will switch between them while levelling up and progressing.

You’ll gather your team of other players, or hopefully bots if you’re attempting to play Warhammer 40K Darktide solo, and dive headfirst into the depths of Tertium to complete one of seven mission types. Bring the best Warhammer 40K Darktide weapons as these mission types can be quite the challenge on higher difficulties!

Mission types in Warhammer 40K Darktide

There are seven mission types currently in Warhammer 40K Darktide, ranging from clearing out the level of enemies to assassinating a specific tough opponent. Completing each of these mission types at least once is required for certain Darktide Penances, such as Vantage Point for the Veteran’s Sharpshooter class Penance.

Here are the Warhammer 40K Darktide mission types:

  • Assassination – Assassinate a target at the end of the level
  • Disruption – Disrupt an enemy plan or movement in the level such as disabling radio towers
  • Espionage – Sabotage the enemy encampments and upload inaccurate data to get the leg up on the enemies
  • Investigation – Collect enemy intel or plague residue before escaping from the level
  • Raid – Break into a fortified structure and escape with a valuable object
  • Repair – Reach a piece of equipment and repair it as you fight and survive
  • Strike – Clear out enemies and reach the objective

All of these mission types rotate in and out of the mission select screen when you are in the Mourningstar hub area. Additionally, side objectives and special mission modifiers will also change as the mission types rotate from the mission terminal, creating diverse and dynamic missions even within the same mission type. Those looking for a challenge will be glad that all of them can be played on all difficulties, so suit up and test your strength.

Now that you know all of the Warhammer 40K Darktide mission types currently on offer, it’s worth taking a look at how to unlock cosmetics in Warhammer 40K Darktide so that you can reach the true endgame of Darktide. If challenge is more your style, why not experiment with the Warhammer 40K Darktide Grimoires and Warhammer 40K Darktide scriptures to add some extra challenge to your next mission.