Call Of Duty Zombies Timeline

Events

In The Beginning

September 3rd, 5 AD

Knowing the planet has a gateway to Agartha, the Apothicons send meteors of Element 115 to Earth. They believe humanity will one day use Element 115 to wage war amongst themselves, opening a rift that will allow the Apothicons to escape the Dark Aether.

The Great War

January 15th, 1292 - December 31st, 1299

The Great War between humanity and the Apothicons begins.
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Together with the Keepers, Primis defeats the Apothicons, bringing the Great War to an end.

Primis Arrives

April 14th, 1294

Sir Pablo Marinus is saved from the clutches of a Margwa by the four unknown heroes. They would later become known as Primis.

Building Of Der Eisendrache

January 1st, 1300

Before they seemingly disappear from history, Primis instructs the Wolf King to begin building Der Eisendrache.

The Wolf King's Bones

September 19th, 1318

Honoring the Wolf King's dying request, his loyal servant Arthur scatters and buries his bones in the grounds of Der Eisendrache, accompanied by the King's Wolf.

Temporal Rifts

September 20th, 1318

Temporal Rifts teleport Arthur to Resolution 1295 in 2025 Angola.

115 Meteor

June 30th, 1908

A meteor containing Element 115 crashes near the Stony Tunguska River.

Richtofen Joins The Illuminatti

August 30th, 1925

Doctor Edward Richtofen joins the Illuminati.

Investigating 115

February 4th, 1931

Large deposits of Element 115 are discovered near Breslau Germany. Doctor Ludvig Maxis, a german scientist, is sent to investigate.

Creation Of Group 935

May 10th, 1931

Maxis forms Group 935, an experimental organization dedicated to the study of Element 115. Maxis tells his scientists they "represent the future of technological advancement" and will be "pioneers of human discovery." The group swears to work in secrecy from their respective governments. As Maxis says, "we cannot afford to let this power fall into the wrong hands."

Samantha Maxis Is Born

November 5th, 1934

Richtofen Joins 935

August 11th, 1936

Maxis invites Richtofen to join Group 935. He agrees, secretly acting on behalf of the Illuminati’s interests.

Element 115 In Japan

April 10th, 1937

The Imperial Japanese Army discovers Element 115 meteor fragments in a swamp within Japanese territories. They build the Rising Sun Facility to continue research. Division 9 is created to oversee its operation.

Element 115 In Nevada

June 14th, 1937

The United States Government discovers deposits of Element 115 at Groom Lake, Nevada.

Teleportation Experiments Begin

July 2nd, 1939

Maxis and Richtofen begin teleportation experiments with the Matter Transference Prototype, to mild success. The subjects are teleported, but their chemical composition is altered, leaving them catatonic and changed.

First 115 Zombie

August 5th, 1939

Using Element 115, Maxis and Richtofen resurrect one of the teleported corpses for the first time. Initially it obeys, but soon becomes rabid and attacks them. The test subject is euthanized.

Wunderwaffe DG-2 Development Begins

September 3rd, 1939

Richtofen begins development of the Wunderwaffe DG-2.

Germany Agrees To 935

November 23rd, 1939

Maxis turns to the Reichstag for additional fundraising. Germany agrees to the request, expressing interest in their weapons research, teleportation technology, and the reanimated undead subjects.

Walnut Teleportation

December 4th, 1939

During Test Trial 151, Richtofen and Doctor Schuster successfully teleport a walnut. This is first successful test where the chemical composition of the object is maintained throughout the process.

Walnut Fails To Impress

December 5th, 1939

"Edward’s Walnut Delivery" fails to impress Maxis, who declares it was a waste of time. He reveals to Richtofen that Group 935 will soon be funded by Germany. Richtofen worries this will lead to massive defections, he and Schuster decide to continue their teleportation experiments behind Maxis’ back.

Richtofen touches the MPD

January 4th, 1940

Richtofen and Schuster conduct their first human teleportation test Richtofen is so confident in its success, he volunteers the MPD, the Aether Pyramid hidden by the Apothicons. While inspecting the device Richtofen is electrocuted and begins hearing the many voices of corruption including that of the Shadowman. The device then teleports him to Shangri-La. Corrupted by the Dark Aether, Richtofen is gradually being driven insane by an obsession find Agartha.

The Focusing Stone

January 5th, 1940

Richtofen is worshipped by the natives of Shangri-La: an altar is built in his name. Richtofen encounters the Focusing Stone for the first time.

Richtofen Returns

January 23rd, 1940

After nearly a month, absent Richtofen returns to Schuster with a plan to build Griffin Station.

Richtofen Announces Work With Illuminatti

January 24th, 1940

Richtofen announces his involvement with the Illuminati. When asked how he could abandon his obligation to the order he says, "Teddy was a liar."

Griffin Station Construction Begins

March 13th, 1940

Construction of Griffin Station on the Moon begins. Frustrated with Maxis’ alignment with Germany, other disgruntled Group 935 scientists join the cause.

Maxis Requests Additional Funds

July 13th, 1940

Maxis instructs his assistant Sophia to write a letter to the Reichstag High Command requesting additional funds. Though he reports that mass production will soon be under way shortly, Der Reise lacks not only the funding, but sufficient volumes of Element 115.

Kino Facility & Asylum Facility Are Built

August 1st, 1940

In response to Maxis’ request, Germany creates two new facilities for Group 935. They are the Kino Facility, a repurposed theatre, and the Asylum Facility at the Wittenau Sanatorium in Berlin.

Rising Sun Facility Is Given To 935

August 18th, 1940

As per Germany’s request, the Japanese Imperial Army hands over the Rising Sun Facility to Group 935. Division 9 remains involved on site.

935 Facility Is Built In Siberia

October 3rd, 1940

Group 935 establishes a research facility in Siberia near the Tunguska River.

Group 935 Inhabits Der Eisendrache

November 6th, 1940

Group 935 establishes a research facility at Der Eisendrache.

Nikolai Turns To Vodka

June 24th, 1941

Nikolai Belinski’s wife is killed during the German advance into the Soviet Union. In an effort to numb the pain, Nikolai increasingly turns to Vodka.

Fluffy Is Given To Samantha

January 11th, 1942

Maxis gives Fluffy to Samantha. The dog is expecting a litter.

First File Storage

January 20th, 1942

Maxis tests the first file for storage on the data servant.

Maxis Learns Of 115 Deposits

January 26th, 1942

On the data servant, Maxis catalogs locations with prominent Element 115 deposits. He includes information about its various applications and cities that the reanimation of dead cells is a possible side effect.

Wunderwaffe DG-2 Prototype Complete

January 30th, 1942

Richtofen completes the Wunderwaffe DG-2 prototype.

Dr. Groph Returns To Earth

February 1st, 1942

With Griffin Station completed Richtofen names Doctor Groph lead scientist and returns to Earth to continue the charade with Maxis. Working alongside Schuster Groph is left to discover the power of the MPD.

Griffin Station Becomes Permanent Base

February 2nd, 1942

In a speech to his staff, Groph talks optimistically about Griffin Station’s establishment as a permanent base of operations.

Ray Gun Prototype Is Created

April 17th, 1942

Maxis develops the Ray Gun prototype at the Rising Sun Facility. H. Porter works on developing the 2nd Generation Model.

Dr. Monty Creates Perks

June 13th, 1942

A result of temporal rifts in 1963 Kino, Monty reaches across time and offers little nudges. One nudge is developing Group 935’s Element 115 fused elixirs. They create four medicinal beverages known colloquially as Juggernog, Quick Revive, Speed Cola, and Double Tap.

Development Of Pack-A-Punch Continues

June 28th, 1942

Group 935 continues development of a weapons upgrade machine.

Filling The MPD

July 18th, 1942

Groph and Schuster unwittingly discover how to charge the MPD. When Schuster kills a rat near the device, its death inexplicably begins filling the tank, charging the device. They report their findings to Richtofen.

Richtofen Uses Soldiers To Charge The MPD

July 20th, 1942

Richtofen begins sending soldiers and scientists to the moon to be sacrificed; their souls used to charge the MPD.

Takeo Spies On 935 And Division 9

November 5th, 1942

Takeo Masaki is dispatched by the Emperor to oversee the work of Group 935 and Division 9 at the Rising Sun Facility.

Mule Kick Is Created

December 8th, 1942

Richtofen shares the Element 115-based Elixir Recipes with Griffin Station. They develop Mule Kick.

Nikolai's Brother Is Killed

December 9th, 1942

Nikolai’s brother is killed in the Battle of Stalingrad.

Monkey Bomb Is Created

December 14th, 1942

Richtofen creates the Monkey Bomb.

Maxis Is Concerned For Richtofen

December 16th, 1942

In a personal log, Maxis expresses concern over Element 115’s impact on Richtofen’s behavior. No longer trusting him, he wonders if it was a mistake to invite him to Group 935.

Maxis Moves To Kino Facility

December 20th, 1942

Accompanied by Sophia, Maxis is transferred to the Kino facility to focus on creating Germany’s undead army. Samantha is left in Richtofen’s care.

Maxis Considers Sending Sophia Away

January 8th, 1943

Maxis worries he and Sophia have grown too close. He considers sending her away.

Nikolai Is Captured And Becomes A Test Subject

January 16th, 1943

Nikolai is captured by German Forces during the Battle of Stalingrad. He becomes a subject in Group 935 experiments.

Maxis Has Success With Subject Two-Six

January 27th, 1943

Maxis reports success with Subject Two-Six, whose "violent outbursts have been greatly reduced." Maxis believes "this method of treatment will be 100 percent effective in most cases."

Battle Of Stalingrad Ends

February 2nd, 1943

The Battle Stalingrad ends.

Maxis Perfects Treatment Of Subject Two-Six

February 10th, 1943

Maxis reports the treatment has been perfected. He believes if "Subject Two-Six can retain the impressions longer than twenty-six hours, then the delivery of the zombie army can be accelerated."

Subject Two-Six Is Killed

February 12th, 1943

After attacking a handler, Subject Two-Six is killed and deemed "another setback."

Harvey Yena Starts At 935

May 18th, 1943

Harvey Yena begins his work with Group 935.

Primis Arrives From Dimension 63

June 4th, 1943

Primis arrives from Dimension 63. In an effort to prevent the events that are about to unfold they formulate a plan to stop this dimension’s Richtofen.

Richtofen Is Contacted By Maxis From The House

June 11th, 1943

Richtofen is contacted from the House by Maxis, who warns that "The test subjects must never be allowed to be awakened, the havoc that could be awakened upon the future by such simple-minded individuals would be catastrophic."

Takeo Reports Back To The Emperor

June 15th, 1943

Takeo reports to the Emperor that the work being done at the Rising Sun Facility is "unacceptable."

Richtofen 2.0 Is Teleported To The House

June 19th, 1943

Primis Richtofen is teleported to the House in Agartha, reuniting him with Maxis.

Takeo Is Captured And Becomes A Test Subject

June 24th, 1943

On the orders of the Emperor, Takeo is taken prisoner by Group 935 and Division 9. He is used as a test subject for experiments.

Maxis Has Success With Undead Army

July 14th, 1944

After the setbacks with Subject Two-Six, Maxis reports new success with the undead Army. However, he maintains his belief that the undead cannot be controlled or maintained.

Pablo Marinus Is Captured By 935

September 2nd, 1944

Pablo Manius, a Mexican Spy, is captured by Group 935 at Der Eisendrache.

Pablo Has Visions Of The Great War

May 9th, 1945

In his cell, Pablo writes of visions of a great war. He describes a "great battle against strange demon-like creatures who were trying to devour the Earth." In his vision, he sees four knights protect him from certain death. He makes a note that the knights wore tunics similar to those in Der Eisendrache.

Nacht Der Untoten

June 4th, 1945

An Allied plane malfunctions over an airfield and crashes. German Army trucks, transporting the undead and Element 115 between Group 935 facilities is struck in struck in the crash. The marines surviving the crash hold out against the undead as long as they can.

Peter McCain Infiltrates Der Riese Facility

June 17th, 1945

Peter McCain infiltrates Group 935 at Der Riese.

Wave Gun Is Created

June 29th, 1945

Groph and Schuster develop the Wave Gun.

Richtofen Travels To Siberia

July 15th, 1945

Richtofen travels to the siberia Facility to do further research on "live specimens." As her temporary guardian, he takes Samantha with him. Group 935 begins transferring three test subjects for experimentation: Nikolai, Pablo, and Takeo.

935 Creates Deadshot Daiquiri

July 29th, 1945

While Richtofen works at the Siberian Facility, Group 935 begins development of Deadshot Daiquiri.

Test Subjects Arrive At Siberia

August 1st, 1945

The test subjects arrive at the Siberian facility for Richtofen’s experiments.

Peter McCain Infiltrates Asylum Facility

August 31st, 1945

CIA Handler Cornelius Pernell confirms that Peter McCain has successfully infiltrated Group 935 and has been transferred to the Asylum Facility. Cornelius suspects Group 935 is losing control of their experiments and has sent in a Marine Recon unit to extract McCain. Tank Dempsey is the lead to the Squad.

Peter McCain Is Captured By 935

September 1st, 1945

Peter is outed as a spy and captured by Group 935.

Facility Workers Hear Voices

September 2nd, 1945

Many in the facility have begun hearing voices coming from the walls, including the sobbing of a boy and a girl, screaming, and "a man shouting for children to close the windows."

Pablo Marinus Dies

September 2nd, 1945

Richtofen reports Pablo has died following a spleen removal. He also reveals he’s been performing experiments on Samantha. WW2 ends. Group 935 continues their research. Temporal Rifts begin to affect the asylum facility. An Orderly reports increasing problems with test subjects.

Peter McCain Escapes Asylum Facility

September 3rd, 1945

An outbreak occurs at the Asylum facility. Peter McCain escapes.

Verruckt

September 6th, 1945

Dempsey, John Banana, Smokey and a fourth marine arrive at the Asylum Facility to find it overrun by zombies. They fight off the horde as long as they can. Dempsey is apprehended by group 935.

John Banana Dies

September 7th, 1945

John Banana writes messages and records his last words while being eaten alive by an undead Smokey.

Tank Dempsey Is Captured

September 10th, 1945

Richtofen reports another spy has been captured and will be brought in to replace "the Mexican." The subject is Dempsey.

Cornelius Pernell Tries To Contact McCain

September 13th, 1945

Cornelius Pernell attempts to send a transmission to Peter McCain, telling him to rendezvous at the Rising Sun Facility.

Dempsey arrives at Siberia

September 17th, 1945

Dempsey arrives at the Siberian Facility.

Personality Traits

September 20th, 1945

Richtofen documents the personality traits of his test subjects. Dempsey’s "intellect seems low, but his will is strong." Takeo is "still staring at the floor, muttering what sounds like some kind of proverb over and over again." Nikolai has "recently begun responding to stimuli, but only after injections of a new serum made primarily from vodka." Richtofen notes that their minds have been almost entirely broken, with no memory remaining who they once were.

Richtofen Returns To Der Riese

September 27th, 1945

Richtofen returns to Der Riese with Dempsey, Nikolai, Takeo, and Samantha.

Maxis Reports Richtofen's Findings

October 1st, 1945

Maxis reports on Richtofen’s findings with his live test subjects, noting that while their baseline psyche remains intact, all specific memories have been lost.

Richtofen Quits Working On Undead Army

October 1st, 1945

Infuriated to learn that Maxis has not been mass producing the DG-2 as he swore he would, Richtofen revels in his plot to destroy Maxis and Samantha, vowing that he will no longer continue to work his undead army.

MPD Is Almost Ready

October 8th, 1945

Groph reports to Richtofen the MPD is nearly ready.

MPD Is All Powered Up

October 12th, 1945

Grophs radios Richtofen to inform him that the device has been powered up and is awaiting the conduit. Richtofen says he will proceed with Operation Shield and dispose of Maxis and Samantha.

Samantha Gets Trapped In The MPD

October 13th, 1945

Samantha is teleported to the moon while Groph and Schuster work on the MPD. Running into the MPD, she is drawn inside of it, where she becomes corrupted by the Dark Aether. Maxis is teleported to the Crazy Place and develops the power to merge with electricity. Richtofen returns to the moon. Learning Samantha is trapped in the MPD, he orders Groph to teleport Maxis there to coax her out of the device. He also warns Groph to keep an eye out for an "evil looking dog." Richtofen returns to the moon.

Richtofen Teleports Maxis, Samantha, And Fluffy

October 13th, 1945

Maxis and Richtofen perform teleportation test trials on Test Subjects Number 3, 4, and 5. All fail, including Test 5, where Maxis uses Fluffy. As Test 6 chamber. Samantha sees fluffy and runs into the teleporter. Maxis chases after her. Richtofen seals them both in the test chamber and teleports all three of them.

Samantha Unleashes Undead On Moon

October 13th, 1945

In an effort to free Samantha, Maxis approaches the MPD and persuades her to come out. Once she does, Maxis gives her an instruction, "Kill them... all." Maxis kills himself and merges with the technology of Griffin Station, while Samantha unleashes the undead upon the base.

Matter Transference Tests Unsuccessful

October 13th, 1945

Though frustrated that the “matter transference tests… have been largely unsuccessful,” Maxis acknowledges that the test subjects departure from their original point of origins is undeniable.” However, Richtofen’s suggestion that the subjects have been transported not through space, but time itself causes Maxis to worry if his “irrationality may soon prove a liability to our endeavors.

Richtofen Forms Ultimis Crew

October 14th, 1945

Richtofen returns to Der Reise and awakens Dempsey, Takeo, and Nikolai. With no recollection of who they are or who Richtofen is, they agree to help him. The four would become known as Ultimis.

Outbreak Occurs At Der Riese

October 14th, 1945

H. Porter activates the alarm as an outbreak occurs at Der Reise. Before taking a cyanide capsule, he says he's "all out of hope... god forgive us all."

Peter McCain Dies In Rising Sun Facility

October 18th, 1945

Peter McCain parachutes over the Rising Sun Facility. He dies shortly after.

Shi No Numa

October 21st, 1945

Ultimis travels to the Rising Sun Facility to recover Richtofen's diary. Upon reading it, Richtofen begins to form his plan to defeat Samantha.

Der Riese

October 28th, 1945

Ultimis returns to Der Reise. With his diary, Richtofen plans to use the teleporter to return to the moon and confront Samantha. Unfortunately the Wunderwaffe DG-2 overloads the teleporter and sends them through time - causing Richtofen to drop his diary.

935 Disbands

November 5th, 1945

Group 935 is disbanded.

Richtofen's Diary Recovered By Soviet Union

January 19th, 1946

The United States and the Soviet Union share the resources recovered from Group 935's various research stations. Richtofen's diary is among the items recovered by the Soviet Union.

Pentagon Hires 935 Workers

January 27th, 1946

The Pentagon hires many former Group 935 scientists in an effort to replicate their work.

Harvey Yena Forms Ascension Group

January 29th, 1946

As with their US counterparts, the Soviets hire many former Group 935 scientists. Among them is Harvey Yena, who forms the Ascension Group.

Pentagon Begins Experiments

July 29th, 1952

The Pentagon begins experiments involving their own versions of the undead.

US Transfers 115 Experiments

May 12th, 1955

The US Government transfers a number of Element 115 experiments to the Groom Lake Facility.

Gersh And Yuri Work For Ascension Group

October 19th, 1955

Gersh and Yuri Zavoyski begin working for the Ascension Group.

Shangri-La

April 25th, 1956

Explorers Brock and Gary discover Shangri-La. During an eclipse, they're unwittingly trapped in a time loop. Sally, sent back in time from 2011, is trapped in the same loop. Ultimis arrives in Shangri-La. With the help of Brock and Gary, they acquire the Focusing Stone.

Pentagon Creates A Teleporter

June 3rd, 1959

The Pentagon constructs their own prototype teleporter, and commence experimentation.

Ascension Group Creates PhD And Stamin-Up

March 15th, 1962

Studying Group 935's medicinal elixir research, The Ascension Group develops PhD Flopper and Stamin-Up.

Project Thunder Begins

November 11th, 1962

Gersh begins work on Project Thunder.

Project Mercury Begins

December 12th, 1962

Gersh and Yuri begin work on the Gersh Device, codenamed Project Mercury.

Pentagon Begins Development Of Their Wunderwaffe

June 15th, 1963

The Pentagon begins development on their own version of the Wunderwaffe DG-2.

Pentagon Begins Developpment Of Their Winter's Howl

August 17th, 1963

The Pentagon begins development on their own version of the Winter's Howl.

Kino Der Toten

October 28th, 1963

From Der Reise, Ultimis teleports to Kino. This marks the first time Ultimis travels across space and time. Temporal Rifts occur across dimensions. In light of these developments, Monty feels obligated to step in, and begins to make changes in the background across time. He helps Group 935 invent Perk machines. He adds chalk drawings to walls. Little nudges. Ultimis locates a Lunar Lander and fly to the Ascension Facility.

Children's Toys Appear Around Ascension

October 29th, 1963

Yuri begins to notice the appearance of children's toys around the facility.

Yuri Is Removed From Project Mercury

October 29th, 1963

Gersh informs the senior staff that Yuri has been removed from Project Mercury and has been transferred to Rocket Research.

Yuri Begins To Hear Samantha

November 1st, 1963

Upon reading Richtofen's diary, Yuri begins to hear Samantha's voice. Over several days, her voice will consume him, driving him to resume work on the Gersh Device. He obeys.

Project Thunder Is Almost Complete

November 4th, 1963

Gersh announces to the Committee that Project Thunder is nearing completion. gersh reveals Yuri may need to be removed from Ascension entirely, having observed his being "hostile towards other scientists... and frequently observed muttering to himself."

Gersh Activates The Gersh Device

November 5th, 1963

Obeying Samantha's wishes, Yuri tricks Gersh into activating the Gersh Device. The rift created absorbs him and allows Samantha to travel through. Yuri is also absorbed and transported to the Pentagon.

Five

November 6th, 1963

In the Pentagon, John F. Kennedy, Richard Nixon, and Robert McNamara meet with Fidel Castro in the aftermath of the Cuban Missile Crisis. Due to the events at the cosmodrome, a zombie outbreak occurs. Samantha sends Yuri to the Pentagon to thwart their survival.
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After Gersh is freed and Ultimis departs from the Cosmodrome, the outbreak ends at the Pentagon. All four survive.

Ascension

November 6th, 1963

Ultimis arrives at the Soviet Cosmodrome and free Gersh from the Casimir Mechanism. Richtofen recovers his diary, and learns that they need the Vril Device from the Siberian Facility for his plan. Maintaining his ethereal form, Gersh sends them into a rift to their next destination before beginning his travels across space and time.

Broken Arrow Program Begins

November 19th, 1963

In an effort to avoid another undead outbreak, the US Government creates the Broken Arrow program, establishing several facilities across the country. The Groom Lake Program is folded into Broken Arrow.

Broken Arrow Recovers 115 Shard

August 11, 1973

Broken Arrow recovers a shard of Element 115 from Division 9.

Russman Begins Work At Broken Arrow

September 19th, 1979

Russman begins work at Broken Arrow. Over the course of his employment, his extensive exposure to Element 115 leads to significant memory loss.

Broken Arrow Begins Animal Testing

April 20th, 1983

Broken Arrow begins live animal experiments with the shard, creating Bios.

Broken Arrow Facility Is Shut Down

June 24th, 1986

A containment breach involving the Bios occurs at one of the Broken Arrow facilities. Russman is one of the few to escape alive. The facility is shut down and abandoned. Its projects are transferred to other locations.

Victis Recovers 115 Shard

June 24th, 1996

Victis arrives at the abandoned Broken Arrow facility. Still being pursued by undead Richtofen, they recover the Element 115 Shard and depart through another rift.

Call Of The Dead

March 17th, 2011

After entering the rift, Ultimis arrives at the Siberian Facility in 2011, where they find themselves trapped in a closet while George A. Romero films his latest project at the location. Samantha, in her pursuit of Ultimis, unleashes an undead outbreak. The film's stars fight the undead horde, ultimately recovering the Vril Device for Richtofen. Ultimis teleports to Shangri-La in an effort to acquire the next artifact required to defeat Samantha: The Focusing Stone.

Sally Searches For Her Boss

April 11th, 2011

Following the disappearance of the Call of the Dead cast and crew, Romero's assistant Sally begins the search for her boss. Her journey leads her to Shangri-La during an eclipse, which sends her back in time to April 25th, 1956.

Denizens Are Created

April 10th, 2023

Broken Arrow creates the Denizens.

Avogadro Is Created

July 28th, 2025

Broken Arrow accidentally creates Avogadro.

Broken Arrow Needs 115

September 1st, 2025

In desperate need of more Element 115, Broken Arrow uses an excavator to drill near the Nuclear Testing Facility known as Nuketown.

Nuketown

October 13th, 2025

A nuclear bomb explodes outside of Nuketown as a result of Broken Arrow's drilling. CIA and CDC operatives arrive to find an undead outbreak already in progress. One of the missiles from the moon hits Nuketown, killing all on site... except for Marlton Johnson, who survives by hiding in a nuclear bunker.

Moon

October 13th, 2025

Using the Vril Device and the Focusing Stone, Richtofen completes his Grand Scheme and swaps bodies with Samantha on the Moon, giving him full control of the zombies and the Aether. Maxis contacts the remaining members of Ultimis through the station's electronics and asks for their help to defeat Richtofen. They agree. they launch missiles at Earth, leaving it fractured and broken. They sever Richtofen's connection with the Aether, but he maintains control over the zombies. Once Maxis controls the Aether in 2035 he returns to the Moon and plucks Samantha from Richtofen's body to join him in Agartha.