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Shockwave
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Unit
Affiliation

GDI

Role

Anti-structure vehicle

Armament

Sonic cannon (Blast)

Tier

2

Properties
Hit points

700

Armour type

Medium

Production
Cost

6 CP

Build time

0:12

Produced by

GDI Offense Crawler

Requires

Rank 5

Hotkey

F8

Function
Upgrades

CNC4 Resonance Amplifier Cameo Resonance amplifier

Abilities

Cliffjumping

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For the Command and Conquer: Generals mod, see Shockwave (Mod)
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Shockwave, on air.
- Shockwave

The Shockwave is a GDI Offense-class assault vehicle in Tiberian Twilight.

Background

Built to handle siege duties, the Shockwave fires sonic shells for timed area damage. Adding a second shell before the first detonates creates a truly devastating resonance effect.[1]

It is possibly the successor to the Shatterer from the Third Tiberium War.

In-game

The Shockwave is the only vehicle that deals Blast damage available to the GDI Offense Class before the Mastodon is unlocked. It is unlocked at Level 6 and is available at Tier 2. They are designed to assault enemy advanced structures from a relatively close range.

The Shockwave has a cannon firing sonic shells. The shells continuously do damage over time before exploding. They deal Blast damage which are highly effective against advanced defense structures. In one instance, a group of Shockwaves were able to destroy a Separatist blockade of three Obelisks of Light with relative ease in escorting Kane to the TCN opening ceremony.

Shockwaves have Medium-type armour which is resilient to most attacks, but are vulnerable towards Cannon-type attacks such as those of main battle tanks.

Shockwaves, like all of GDI's hover vehicles, can cliffjump, giving them excellent mobility.

Their closest Nod equivalent is the AT-6 Flame Tank.

An achievement can be earned if the player uses it to damage or destroy several targets.

Quote

Created

  • Shockwave, on air!

Select

  • Sonic cannon, standing by.
  • Shockwave, all set.
  • Structure need blasting?
  • Have range yet?
  • Yes, commander!
  • I'm with you!
  • I'm cool!

Moving

  • Cruise control!
  • Checking things out!
  • Alright, I'm on it!
  • Smooth!
  • Keeping low and slow!
  • Just riding the wave!
  • You know it!
  • See you then!
  • Let's take a look!
  • I got time!

Attacking

  • Target acquired!
  • Let's get this right!
  • They won't see it coming!
  • Send another wave!
  • Everything comes down!
  • Blast damage, coming up!

Move to Attack

  • Heading out!
  • We got their frequency!
  • Power up the sonic!
  • It won't stay up!
  • Punching it in now!

In Combat

  • Keeping cool!
  • Weapons up!
  • Give 'em another ring!
  • Sonics recharging!
  • Ready for another one?
  • That should do it!

Taking Fire

  • Armor still holding!
  • Shockwave, under attack!
  • The pressure's on!
  • They can't shake me up!
  • Not gonna lose it over a few hits!

Retreating

  • Shockwave, pulling out!
  • That was getting close!
  • We can make it out of here!

Gallery

References

  1. Command & Conquer: Tiberian Twilight: Instruction Manual. Los Angeles, California: EALA, 2010.
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