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US Forces

Versatile infantry and weaponry that can displace any opponent. Experience is key to improving your forces for the fight ahead.
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Anti-infantry / Support

Engineer Squad

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Support infantry that can repair and build defenses.

Stats

engineer_us
infantry
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Sight Range
35
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Speed
3.6
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Max Range
35
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Target Size
1
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Armor
1
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Capture Multiplier
1
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Decapture Multiplier
1

Upgrades

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M2 Flamethrower

Upgrades the squad with a flamethrower. Flamethrowers ignore cover and are very effective against infantry.
Costs
munition
50
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Support upgrade

Hazard Removal Package

Upgrades the squad with minesweepers, wire cutters, and increases the squad's repair speed.
Allows the squad to Detect and Defuse Mines. Can cut Barbed Wire. Increases health restored by repairs by +undefined per second.
Costs
munition
30
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M1941 Light Machine Gun Package

Upgrades the squad with two M1941 Light Machine Guns.
Increases anti-infantry firepower at all ranges. Most effective at medium and short-range.
Costs
munition
75

Abilities

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Support

Repair

Repairs the target vehicle, building, bridge, or emplacement over time. Hold CTRL to override repair command, allowing the unit to garrison structures or vehicles.
Restores +8 health per second. Unit takes +100% additional damage and is +200% easier to hit while repairing.
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Support / Select target barbed wire

Wire Cutters

Destroys a section of barbed wire, enabling access to infantry.
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Offensive / Select target position

Unlock Light It Up!

Fires sustained bursts with the flamethrower, continuously burning enemies in the area. Very effective against infantry in cover.
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Passive

Unlock Superior Fieldcraft

Increases the squad's repair and construction speed. Mine detection radius is increased when equipped with minesweepers.
Increases repair rate by +2 health per second, +25% construction rate, and +10 mine detection range.
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Offensive / Select target position

Light It Up!

Fires sustained bursts with the flamethrower, continuously burning enemies in the area. Very effective against infantry in cover.
Ability does not cost munitions when equipped with a flamethrower.
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Passive

Superior Fieldcraft

Increases the squad's repair and construction speed. Mine detection radius is increased when equipped with minesweepers.
Increases repair rate by +2 health per second, +25% construction rate, and +10 mine detection range.
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Can switch between weapon loadouts. Automatically Defuses mines if detected.

Minesweeper Disabled

Orders the squad to equip or unequip a minesweeper. When equipped, minesweepers allow the unit to find and defuse enemy mines.
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Defuse Mine

Defuses the selected mine.
Support / Select enemy mine
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Offensive / Select target position

Satchel Charge

Throw an explosive that detonates in a wide radius after a moderate delay. Effective against stationary targets and structures.
Costs
munition
45
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Offensive / Select target position

Light It Up!

Fires sustained bursts with the flamethrower, continuously burning enemies in the area. Very effective against infantry in cover.
Ability does not cost munitions when equipped with a flamethrower.
Costs
munition
30
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Support

Advanced Repairs

Repairs the target vehicle, building, bridge, or emplacement over time. Hold CTRL to override repair command, allowing the unit to garrison structures or vehicles.
Restores +10 health per second. Unit takes +100% additional damage and is +200% easier to hit while repairing.

Stats

Costs
time_seconds
25
manpower
200
popcap
4
Reinforce
cost
23
time
6
Hitpoints
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85
85
85
85
340
Upkeep per minute
manpower
4
Veterancy
vet 1 star
vet 1 empty star
vet 1 empty star
XP: 600
Unlocks veteran ability choice. Unit is harder to hit and fires faster.
vet 2 star
vet 2 star
vet 2 empty star
XP: 1800
Increases accuracy, rate of fire, and unit is harder to hit. Improves repair and construction speed.
vet 3 star
vet 3 star
vet 3 star
XP: 3600
Increases accuracy, rate of fire, and health. Unit no longer takes extra damage when repairing.

Loadout

4
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grease gun engineer us
smg - small arms
Moving Accuracy Multiplier
0.85
Moving Cooldown Multiplier
1
Near
Mid
Far
Accuracy
0.6
0.3
0.18
Rounds per minute (RPM)
174
102
26
Range of Fire
7
15
35
Penetration
1
1
1
Scatter Area
31
59
129
Min.
Max.
Damage
3
3
AoE Radius
-
0
  • The effective accuracy is impacted by several factors like target size or armor of the receiving unit as well as accuracy or penetration of the attacking one.