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Doktor's Curse is a limited timed event in Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege that was introduced during the Operation Ember Rise expansion. It took place from October 23, 2019 to November 6, 2019. The event returned during the Crystal Guard expansion on October 12th, 2021 and ended on November 2nd, 2021.[1]

The Hide and Seek gamemode takes place on a modified version of Theme Park known as Doktor's Castle. Following the theme of a mad scientist, the map has been made to resemble something akin to Frankenstein's castle. Attackers and Defenders are known as Hunters and Monsters respectively.

Setting[]

Following the closure of Theme Park, something wasn't quite right with Doc. He moved his equipment into the park castle and made it his home. It was then that he started to perform disturbing experiments on his fellow Rainbow operators. In the end, he created something more evil than he had intended. Now monsters roam the castle and a band of exterminators have been called upon. With Doc busy experimenting on Bandit, it was up to the Hunters to capitalize on this opportunity and cleanse the castle.

Despite their efforts, the Hunters were unable to stop Doc. Lion and Jackal were captured and were turned into monsters themselves. Doc later left the castle for unknown reasons, leaving a vampiric Kaid in charge. As the last remaining hunter, Sledge returned to the castle and freed Lion and Jackal. Despite their differences, they have agreed to exterminate Doc's experiments once and for all.

Gameplay[]

Gamemode Rules

The objective of Hide and Seek is for one team to eliminate all members of the enemy team or for the Monsters to survive the two minute time limit each round.

Unlike normal multiplayer, both teams do not have access to weapons and cannot melee. The Hunters/Exterminators only have access to modified versions of Sledge's Cabre and their unique tracking abilities. Monsters have no means to attack Hunters directly. Instead, they have access to one Reinforcement and their respective Operator traps. Traps will also replenish over time, encouraging players to plant them and avoid Hunters. Monsters also have access to an ability known as Nightstride. Once activated, it temporarily makes Monsters completely invisible to Hunters and increases their movement speed. Despite this, the ability has a cooldown effect and may only be used three times by a player during a round. Additionally, it does not prevent detection by the Heartbeat Sensor or EE-ONE-D.

Operators[]

2019[]

The mode limits players to choosing between five Monsters and three Hunters. A single Hunter may be chosen more than once by players.

Hunters[]

Monsters[]

2021[]

The mode limits players to choosing between seven Monsters and three Exterminators. A single Hunter may be chosen more than once by players.

Exterminators[]

Monsters[]

Challenges[]

Name Image Criteria Reward
Monster Hunting Monster Hunting Challenge.jpeg Eliminate 2 Monsters in the Doktor's Curse Event.
Fearless Fearless Challenge.jpeg Win 3 rounds in the Doktor's Curse Event.
Doktor's Orders File:Doktor's Orders Challenge.jpeg Play 5 matches in the Doktor's Curse Event.
Scare Tactics File:Scare Tactics Challenge.jpeg Eliminate 10 opponents in the Doktor's Curse Event.

Cosmetics[]

Alpha Packs[]

As with other events, Doktor's Curse features limited-time Alpha Packs containing Headgear, Uniforms, Weapon Skins, Attachment Skins, and Charms that are themed around the event. The initial Doktor's Curse Alpha Pack collection featured 28 cosmetic items with no duplicates awarded in packs. The revamped collection features 48 cosmetic items with no duplicates awarded in packs.

All players are awarded a free Alpha Pack for logging in for the first time during the event. Afterwards, packs are obtained through completing Ubisoft Connect challenges or by purchase. Alpha Packs may be purchased with 12500 R6S-renown-icon.png or 300 R6S-credits-icon.png.

Doktor's Curse Collection[]

Headgear[]

Jackal Underwater Predator Headgear.PNG Jackal
Underwater Predator
Aruni Pitfall Trap Headgear.PNG Aruni
Pitfall Trap
Lion Severed Headgear.PNG Lion
Severed
Melusi Piercing Shrieks Headgear.PNG Melusi
Piercing Shrieks
Kapkan Grim Harbinger Headgear.PNG Kapkan
Grim Harbinger
Ela Tender Peepers Headgear.PNG Ela
Tender Peepers
Kaid Sanguinary Host Headgear.PNG Kaid
Sanguinary Host
Doc Creator Headgear.png Doc
Creator
Frost Devourer Headgear.PNG Frost
Devourer
Smoke Hybrid Monster Headgear.PNG Smoke
Hybrid Monster
Bandit Live Corpse Headgear.PNG Bandit
Live Corpse
Lesion Risen Headgear.PNG Lesion
Risen

Uniforms[]

Kapkan Dead of Night Uniform.PNG Kapkan
Dead of Night
Smoke Sewer Grime Uniform.PNG Smoke
Sewer Grime
Melusi Wrathful Apparition Uniform.PNG Melusi
Wrathful Apparition
Kaid Deadly Elegance Uniform.PNG Kaid
Deadly Elegance
Frost Dark Lace Uniform.PNG Frost
Dark Lace
Bandit Charged Convict Uniform.PNG Bandit
Charged Convict
Aruni Plant of Prey Uniform.PNG Aruni
Plant of Prey
Jackal Lagoon Beast Uniform.PNG Jackal
Lagoon Beast
Ela Skin Suit Uniform.PNG Ela
Skin Suit
Lion Unlucky Settler Uniform.PNG Lion
Unlucky Settler
Doc Prodigy Uniform.png Doc
Prodigy
Lesion Rotten Uniform.PNG Lesion
Rotten

Weapon Skins[]

Acid Scourge Weapon Skin.PNG T-5 SMG
Acid Scourge
Volt Burn Weapon Skin.PNG MP7
Volt Burn
Blackwood Weapon Skin.PNG 9x19VSN
Blackwood
Nitrogen Blast Weapon Skin.PNG P90
Nitrogen Blast
Gutter Gutter M590A1 Skin.png M590A1
Gutter Gutter
Trigger Hair Mk14 Skin.png Mk 14 EBR
Trigger Hair
Ossification C7E Skin.png C7E
Ossification
Raw Flesh Weapon Skin.PNG Scorpion EVO 3 A1
Raw Flesh
Pure Hemoglobin AUG A3 Skin.PNG AUG A3
Pure Hemoglobin
Moveable Apothecary V308 Skin.PNG V308
Moveable Apothecary
Clot Burst Weapon Skin.PNG Super 90
Clot Burst
Perpetual Sorrow MP5 Skin.PNG MP5
Perpetual Sorrow

Attachment Skins[]

Trigger Hair Mk 14 Attachment Skin.PNG Mk 14 EBR
Trigger Hair
Moveable Apothecary V308 Attachment Skin.PNG V308
Moveable Apothecary
Suspicious Material Universal Attachment Skin.PNG Universal
Suspicious Material

Charms[]

Mr. Smiley Charm.PNG Mr. Smiley Thorns of Fate Charm.PNG Throns of Fate
Opus Injection Charm.PNG Opus Injection Septic Snack Charm.PNG Septic Snack
Omega Crow Charm.PNG Omega Crow Glower Charm.PNG Glower
Trephine Charm.PNG Trephine Galvanised Charm.PNG Galvanised

Bundles[]

Players may purchase event cosmetics in bundles for each Operator featured in the event. Operator Bundles cost 1680 R6S-credits-icon.png apiece. Additionally, the event features several cosmetics not available in the Alpha Pack collection that are exclusive to bundles and are available for varying prices.

Bundle Content Cost
Smoke Soiled Bundle.PNG Smoke Soiled Bundle
  • Smoke Hybrid Monster Headgear
  • Smoke Sewer Grime Uniform
  • M590A1 Gutter Gutter Weapon Skin
  • Septic Snack Charm
1680 R6S-credits-icon.png
Melusi Haunting Bundle.PNG Melusi Haunting Bundle
  • Melusi Piercing Shrieks Headgear
  • Melusi Wrathful Apparition Uniform
  • MP5 Perpetual Sorrow Weapon Skin
1680 R6S-credits-icon.png
Lion Headless Bundle.PNG Lion Headless Bundle
  • Lion Severed Headgear
  • Lion Unlucky Settler Uniform
  • V308 Moveable Apothecary Weapon Skin
  • V308 Moveable Apothecary Attachment Skin
1680 R6S-credits-icon.png
Lesion Flesheater Bundle.PNG Lesion Flesheater Bundle
1680 R6S-credits-icon.png
Kapkan Phantom Bundle.PNG Kapkan Phantom Bundle
1680 R6S-credits-icon.png
Kaid Bloodthirst Bundle.PNG Kaid Bloodthirst Bundle
1680 R6S-credits-icon.png
Jackal Amphibian Bundle.PNG Jackal Amphibian Bundle
1680 R6S-credits-icon.png
Frost Tusk Bundle.PNG Frost Tusk Bundle
1680 R6S-credits-icon.png
Ela Needlework Bundle.PNG Ela Needlework Bundle
1680 R6S-credits-icon.png
Doc Evil Genius Bundle.PNG Doc Evil Genius Bundle
1680 R6S-credits-icon.png
Bandit Jailbird Bundle.PNG Bandit Jailbird Bundle
1680 R6S-credits-icon.png
Aruni Carnivorous Bundle.PNG Aruni Carnivorous Bundle
1680 R6S-credits-icon.png
Wicked Surgery Bundle.PNG Wicked Surgery Bundle
1680 R6S-credits-icon.png
Reliquiae Bundle.PNG Reliquiae Bundle
1680 R6S-credits-icon.png
Sledge Bounty Bundle.jpeg Sledge Bounty Bundle
1440 R6S-credits-icon.png/60000 R6S-renown-icon.png
Flayed Pain Bundle.jpeg Flayed Pain Bundle
960 R6S-credits-icon.png/40000 R6S-renown-icon.png

Exclusive Items[]

File:Surgical Stitch Universal Skin.PNG Universal
Surgical Stitch
Flayed Pain Bundle
File:Abnormality Charm.PNG Abnormality Flayed Pain Bundle

Gallery[]

2019[]

2021[]

Trivia[]

  • Cosmetics for the event were first leaked in September 2019.
  • As noted in the original event description, Doc could be found behind glass in one of the rooms experimenting on a deformed Bandit in an electric chair. The glass could not be broken by Hunters.
  • In the event revival, the glass is now broken with Doc and Bandit now missing. At the end of each match, the MVP conducts experiments on a player of the opposing team in the electric chair.
  • Doktor's Curse Alpha Packs are blood bags. Of the available blood types on the bag, ??? is check marked due to the bag's unknown contents.
  • All hunters are equipped with the Shadow Stalker Headgear and Darkness Fold Uniform. Despite this, both are only available for Sledge as a bundle in normal multiplayer
  • Each hunter gains a unique sledge hammer. However, they are only cosmetic with no gameplay differences.
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