Rocket Turret

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Rocket Turret

Engineer icon small.png Engineer (skill list)
Tool belt
Rocket.png Rocket
Rocket Turret.png
 → Detonate Net Turret.png
Training cost
5 Hero points
Game link
Rocket Turret.jpg

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0.5½ Activation time  40 Recharge time  
Rocket Turret

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]


  • The turret overcharges when first deployed, firing one Explosive Rocket that knocks down for 2 seconds. Normal rockets are fired in a straight line, but this explosive rocket is fired in an arc.

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.