Rocket Turret

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Rocket Turret.png

Rocket Turret

0.5½ Activation time  40 Recharge time  
Engineer tango icon 20px.png Engineer (skill list)
Tool belt
Rocket.png Rocket
Rocket Turret.png
 → Detonate Net Turret.png
Training cost
5 Hero points
Game link
External links

Turret. Build a turret that fires rockets. This turret overcharges when it is first placed.

 Damage.png Damage: 1,429 (2.25)?
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
 Duration.png Rate of Fire: 4 seconds
 Radius.png Radius: 240
 Miscellaneous effect.png Attack Range: 1,000
 Explosion.png Explosion

— In-game description [?]

Related traits[edit]

Explosives Explosives[edit]

Tools Tools[edit]

Inventions Inventions[edit]


  • Triggering the overcharge ability for this turret changes the firing method from direct to indirect. (This means it could still hit the target over the wall but could not hit the target in low celing caves.)

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.
  • Reduced recharge to 40 seconds.
February 22, 2017
  • Skills that count as explosions for the traits Steel-Packed Powder, Explosive Powder, and Shrapnel are now marked with a skill fact.
July 01, 2014
  • Added a number of targets skill fact (5).
June 03, 2014
  • Added a number of targets skill fact (5).
April 18, 2014
  • This turret is no longer created with its overcharged shot as the default attack when traited with Rifled Turret Barrels and Deployable Turrets.
April 15, 2014
  • Changed this turret to allow it to benefit from traits that improve explosives.
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 base range has been lowered from 1200 to 1000.
  • The range when traited with Rifled Turret Barrels remains at 1500.
October 18, 2013
  • Fixed a bug that caused the Rocket Turret to deal less damage when traited with Rifled Turret Barrels.
June 11, 2013
  • Rifled Turret Barrels: This trait no longer makes Rocket Turret fire invisible rockets.
March 26, 2013
  • All utility turrets now detonate after 5 minutes.
  • Reduced recharge from 60 seconds to 50 seconds.
November 15, 2012
  • This turret can now be detonated underwater.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Rocket Turret has been added to the game.