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#REDIRECT [[Turret]]
|name=Gun Turret
|ammunition={{icon|basic-bullet-magazine||Regular magazine}} {{icon|piercing-bullet-magazine||Piercing rounds magazine}}
|recipe={{icon|iron-plate|10|Iron plate}}+{{icon|copper-plate|5|Copper plate}}+{{icon|iron-gear-wheel|5|Iron gear wheel}}+{{icon|time icon|5|Time}}
|raw={{icon|iron-plate|20|Iron plate}}+{{icon|copper-plate|5|Copper plate}}
|boosttechs={{icontech|bullet-damage||Bullet damage}} {{icontech|bullet-speed||Bullet shooting speed}} {{icontech|gun-turret-damage||Gun turret damage upgrade}}
|producers={{icon|hand icon||Manual crafting}} {{icon|assembling-machine-1||Assembling machine 1}} {{icon|assembling-machine-2||Assembling machine 2}} {{icon|assembling-machine-3||Assembling machine 3}}
Gun turrets are very basic defensive structures and the easiest way of automatic defense.
* Gun turrets are your first defensive building.
* They are cheap and ammunition can be refilled by [[Inserters]].
* You can place bullets into them by hand. But you should automate the process instead. Use a chest, a belt, and some inserters to do the job.
* They don't need any power to operate. The only requirement is that they have ammo inside them.
* With upgrades (gun + turret defense upgrades) and [[Piercing rounds magazine]] gun turrets are a much more damaging weapon than laser turrets '''( [ see thread])
* Gun turrets are always sized 1x2 even when rotated which makes them somewhat problematic to use with rotated [[Blueprint]]s. It's no problem to mirror the blueprint, but when rotated by 90° they may 'overwrite' an inserter or let one tile free between them. The workaround to this is to use two blueprints, one for north-south and one for west-east usage.
* The gun turret damage upgrade stacks multiplicatively with the bullet damage upgrade. Fully upgraded this means 2.2*2.2=4.84 times as much damage; 9.68 damage with regular bullets or 24.2 damage with armor-piercing bullets, an armor piercing bullet kills small enemies in one shot, and deals more damage to a heavy biter than a laser shot does.
{| class="wikitable"
| '''Recipe:''' || {{icon|iron-plate|10|Iron plate}} + {{icon|copper-plate|5|Copper plate}} + {{icon|iron-gear-wheel|5|Iron gear wheel}} + {{icon|time icon|5|time}} => {{icon|gun-turret|1|Gun turret}}
| '''Total raw:''' || {{icon|iron-plate|20|Iron plate}} {{icon|copper-plate|5|Copper plate}}
| '''Health:''' || 200
| '''Shooting speed:''' || 10
| '''Range:''' || 17
| '''Ammunition:''' || {{icon|basic-bullet-magazine||Regular magazine}} {{icon|piercing-bullet-magazine||Piercing rounds magazine}}
== See also ==
* [[Enemies]]
* [[Defense]]
* [[Regular magazine]]
* [[Piercing rounds magazine]]
* [ Thread about the different power of the turrets]
* [ About gun turrets]!
[[Category: Items]] [[Category: Weapons]]

Revision as of 15:05, 30 January 2015

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