Army US Forces
Type Infantry
Cost
340.0002
Population
9
Build Time 36s
Reinforce Cost
28
Squad Size 6
Entity Health 80

Paratroopers

Paratroopers are elite infantry that are often deployed behind enemy lines to tackle key objectives and sow confusion.

Effective at medium range vs infantry. Can be upgraded for improved effectivness at short or long range.


Veterancy

680 XP

-25% ability recharge.

1360 XP

+25% accuracy, +25% grenade range, passive healing.

2720 XP

-20% weapon cooldown, -29% received accuracy.



Upgrades

4x Thompson Submachine Guns

The iconic and infamous Thompson submachine gun was favored by soldiers for its rate of fire and powerful .45 caliber shell.

Submachine guns increase short-range combat effectiveness.

Upgrade Time: 45s

90

2x M1919A6 LMGs

The M1919A6 Light Machine Gun was created in response to the German MG42 and provides mobile fire support.

Excellent fire support. Fires on the move.

Upgrade Time: 50s

120

1x M1919A6 LMGs

The M1919A6 Light Machine Gun was created in response to the German MG42 and provides mobile fire support.

Excellent fire support. Fires on the move.

Upgrade Time: 25s

60


Abilities

'Cooked' Mk 2 Frag Grenade

The elite Paratroopers 'cook' their Mk 2 'pineapple' grenades, using up some of the timer so the grenades explodes quickly on the target.

Left-click ability, left-click target. Small blast radius.

35

Suppressing Fire

Accurate covering fire will force enemy infantry to the ground and keep them moving slowly for a short period of time.

Left-click ability, left-click target enemy infantry squad.

20

Tactical Assault

By steadying their weapons and focusing their fire, paratroopers attack more effectively, but are more vulnerable to enemy attacks.

Click to activate. Duration 10s. Modifiers: -2 posture speed, +50% received accuracy, +50% weapon accuracy. While moving: +150% weapon burst length.

20

Timed Explosive Charge

Plants a demolition charge on a 5 second timer. A powerful explosive useful against buildings and stationary objects.

Left-click ability, left-click target position.

45