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For buildings of the same name in other Tropico games, see Watch Tower.

Guard Towers are military defensive buildings in Tropico 5. Engages enemy soldiers in its vicinity (range 5 tiles).

Description Edit

Guard towers are the constant reminder of the care of the government for the people. Ever-vigilant soldiers carry their duty there until they take a bullet to the knee.

Upgrades

  • Machine Gun. $2500, WW. Increases the attack rate of the Guard Tower. 2x damage.

Effectiveness Edit

The effectiveness of Guard Tower can be increased:

Effects Edit

  • Crime Safety: 10 over 10 tile radius.
  • Defensive: damage 12 over 5 tile range. HP 5000.
  • Liberty: -20 over 20 tiles.
  • Standing Component: militarists +2;
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