The technology was an application of their stealth research, in which light amplification techniques could produce these illusions. This power is good evidence of Nod's ability with stealth technology.
- A decoy army can be deployed on any revealed and available terrain on the map
- It can be used as a front armor or shield for other units in the rear
- It can be used to divert enemy attention from the "real" units
- It can be used to scout an area or the enemy's base
- Its destruction does not count on the loss of units in the Stats and gives no veterancy to enemy units.