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BUNKER - WATCHTOWER
BUILDING DESCRIPTION Provides Protection for Infantry Units housed inside while increasing their Range and boosting their Damage vs Air Units. Watchtower-MainPic
EFFECTS OF UPGRADE Upgrading the Watchtower Increases both its Health and Capacity
REQUIREMENTS Level 2 Std. Bunker  •  Level 3 Command Center  •  Level 3 Barracks
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Upgrade Progression

Level Upgrade Cost Upgrade
Time
Command
Center
Barracks
Level
Health Max
Capacity
Metal Oil
1 N / A N / A N / A N / A N / A N / A N / A
2 200,000 180,000 11m 38s 3 3 5,000 140
3 800,000 720,000 58m 08s 4 3 10,000 180
4 3,200,000 2,880,000 3h 04m 4 4 20,000 220
5 12,800,000 11,520,000 7h 10m 5 4 50,000 260
6 27,000,000 27,000,000 13h 55m 6 8 80,000 300
7 27,000,000 27,000,000 1d 6 100,000 340
8 54,000,000 54,000,000 1d 8 120,000 380
9 54,000,000 54,000,000 1d 16h 8 240,000 500
10 85,000,000 85,000,000 2d 8h 10 300,000 550
11 116,000,000 116,000,000 3d 14 360,000 600
12 147,000,000 147,000,000 3d 16h 14 420,000 650
13 178,000,000 178,000,000 4d 8h 14 480,000 700
14 209,000,000 209,000,000 5d 15 750
Total 914,000,000 912,300,000

Bunker Benefit Comparison

BUNKER BENEFITS by TYPE  ( EDIT )
BUNKER TYPE Lv 10 HEALTH RANGE DAM. to AIRCRAFT Dam. to VEHICLES Dam. to INFANTRY
STANDARD Bunker-Standard-Lv6-Clean 450,000 + 40% + 20% + 20% + 20%
WATCHTOWER Bunker-Watchtower-Lv6-Clean 300,000 + 50% + 40% + 0% + 0%
STRONGHOLD Bunker-Stronghold-Lv6-Clean 750,000 + 40% + 0% + 40% + 0%

Construction Limits

Bunker Construction Limits Per Command Center Level  ( EDIT )
LEVEL 1 LEVEL 2 LEVEL 3 LEVEL 4 LEVEL 5 LEVEL 6 LEVEL 7 LEVEL 8 LEVEL 9 LEVEL 10-14
No. of Bunkers 0 0 2 3 4 4 4 5 5 5

Upgrade Experience ( XP )

Experience Points Awarded per Upgrade Level  ( T )
Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Level 5 Level 6 Level 7 Level 8 Level 9 Level 10
28,710 51,190 202,600 760,002 3,090,400 7,932,800 10,952,000 10,864,800 21,794,400 21,708,000
Level 11 Level 12 Level 13 Level 14 Level 15 Total Experience Points = 77,384,902 xp
? ? ? N / A N / A
For More information on this see Experience Points.

Changing Bunker Type

Changing Bunker Type Costs & Time per Watchtower Level  ( EDIT )
LEVEL 1 LEVEL 2 LEVEL 3 LEVEL 4 LEVEL 5 LEVEL 6 LEVEL 7 LEVEL 8 LEVEL 9-13
METAL N / A 200,000 800,000 3,200,000 12,800,000 27,000,000 54,000,000 108,000,000 108,000,000
OIL N / A 180,000 720,000 2,880,000 11,520,000 27,000,000 54,000,000 108,000,000 108,000,000
TIME N / A 5s 5s 5s 5s 5s 5s 5s 5s
The Cost remains the same for changing to or from a STANDARD BUNKER, STRONGHOLD or WATCHTOWER

Housed Infantry

Standard Infantry

Special Forces

  • A Level 6 Watchtower Bunker is required to house Special Forces.
  • Hero Units CANNOT be placed into a Bunker of any type
  • Placing Special Forces in Bunkers works the exact same way as placing them into Platoons
    • A Special Forces non-Hero Lead Unit must be placed into bunker first.
    • The Leader's Fireteam may then be filled with other qualified members.
  • Hero Unit Buffs
    • Buffs from Hero Units outside a Bunker will only be applied to qualified Special Forces once they have spawned from a destroyed bunker.
    • All normal Buff restrictions still apply
  • All Damage sustained by Special Forces once ejected from a destroyed Bunker is NOT subject to Repair Time.
    • Health levels will be 100% each time Special Forces spawn from a destroyed Bunker.
  • Earning Veteran Experience Points in Bunkers
    • Special Forces DO NOT gain vXP from all Damage dealt while housed in a Bunker.
    • Special Forces DO NOT gain vXP for Damage taken after being ejected from a destroyed Bunker
  • Controlling ejected Special Forces
    • All Special Forces ejected from a destroyed Bunker are Fully Controllable by the Player.

Appearance Progression

WATCHTOWER APPEARANCE PROGRESSION
Level 1 Level 2   MoreInfoIcon-1 Level 3   MoreInfoIcon-1 Level 4   MoreInfoIcon-1
NoLevelOneBunker Watchtower2 Watchtower3 Watchtower4
Level 5   MoreInfoIcon-1 Level 6   MoreInfoIcon-1 Level 7   MoreInfoIcon-1 Level 8   MoreInfoIcon-1
Watchtower5 Watchtower6 Watchtower7 Watchtower8
Level 9   MoreInfoIcon-1 Level 10   MoreInfoIcon-1 Level 11   MoreInfoIcon-1 Level 12   MoreInfoIcon-1
Watchtower9 Watchtower10 Watchtower11 Watchtower12
Level 13   MoreInfoIcon-1 Level 14   MoreInfoIcon-1
Watchtower13 File:Watchtower14.png
Hover MOUSE over MoreInfoIcon-1 Icon to view State of Repairs for each level.

Related Missions

STANDARD MISSION  ( T )
MISSION ICON MISSION DESCRIPTION COMPLETION AWARDS IMAGES
METAL OIL Pre Post
Fly Swatter MissionIcon-Fly Swatter Build a Watchtower 30,000 30,000 X X
Some Missions May Not Be Available Until The Completion Of Others.

Update History

Listed in Reverse Chronological Order -- Click [ Expand ] to View Earliest Updates

  • No Further Updates

Additional Info

Trivia

  • With 5 Level 10 Watchtower Bunkers essentially gains an additional 2,750 capacity which is NOT counted toward the Base Defender Platoon capacity.
  • Special Forces became available for placing in a Bunker with the release of the Level 9 Bunkers.
  • Building Pixel Sheet Code : 32.v2

Quotes


Troops rely on a bunker when the going gets tough. Upgrading this defensive structure increases its capacity and defense.
  — In-Game Description 

The Watchtower adds 50% range boost to all units inside. It also increases damage by 40% against air (but 0% increased damage vs land)
  — Kixeye Description 

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Video

War Commander Bunker Upgrade

War Commander Bunker Upgrade

Bunker Upgrade  •  Released : Jan 9, 2013  •  Official Kixeye Video

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