Rifle Turret

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Rifle Turret.png

Rifle Turret

Not available underwater  
Engineer icon small.png Engineer (skill list)
Tool belt
Fierce Shot.png Surprise Shot
Rifle Turret.png
 → Detonate Net Turret.png
Training cost
2 Hero points
Game link
Rifle Turret.jpg

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Not available underwater This skill has an underwater replacement: Harpoon Turret
0.5½ Activation time  20 Recharge time  
Rifle Turret

Turret. Build a rifle turret that shoots at foes. This turret overcharges when it is first placed.

Damage.png Damage: 476 (0.75)?
Duration.png Rate of Fire: 2 seconds
Miscellaneous effect.png Attack Range: 1,000
Range.png Range: 1,000

— In-game description

Related traits[edit]

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  • This turret has a 20% chance projectile finisher with each attack.
  • The turret overcharges when first deployed, changing its attacks to Automatic Fire for 10 seconds.
Unlike other turrets, Rifle Turret may be active while its aquatic version is also active.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
May 16, 2017
  • Turrets no longer need to be overcharged. Summoning a turret will automatically overcharge it once.
  • Detonate Turret: This skill has been moved off of the Tool Belt skill. It is now the flip skill for the associated turret.
December 10, 2013
  • Rifled Turret Barrels: Updated Rifle Turret and Rocket Turret to display a damage increase when this is traited.
November 26, 2013
  • The range has been increased from 1400 to 1500 when traited with Rifled Turret Barrels.
March 26, 2013
  • All utility turrets now detonate after 5 minutes.
  • Increased damage from this turret's base and overcharged attacks by 50%.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Rifle Turret has been added to the game.