The general purpose Machine Gun is capable of sending rounds downrange at a high rate of fire.
  — In-Game Description 
Can target Ground Can target Air Damage Type
Yes Yes Sustained

General Information Edit

The Machine Gun can be a very good starting defense as it deals a reliable DPS to both air and ground units, especially when grouped with other MG turrets and buffed by a Transformer. It is the most commonly used turret for players of any level. Tank-role units are effective in soaking their DPS, but not enough to deal with other MGs unless accompanied by other tanks.

Strategies Edit

Counters: Airstrike, Light vehicles, infantry, helicopters.

Is countered by: Heavy vehicles, long ranged units, higher level light armor.


Salvo, as it covers the blind spot of the turret.

Railgun, as it provides air cover and deals out more damage to swarms.

Flak, as it can hit ground.

Upgrade Progression Edit

Level Cost Damage Per Second Range Speed Requirements
1 Free 250 380 150 N/A
2 Metal-Icon6,000 300 Command Center Lvl 2
3 Metal-Icon25,000 370 Command Center Lvl 3
4 Metal-Icon75,000 460 Command Center Lvl 4
5 Metal-Icon210,000 570 Command Center Lvl 5
6 Metal-Icon615,000 720 Command Center Lvl 6
7 Metal-Icon2,225,000 Command Center Lvl 7
8 Metal-Icon4,220,000 Command Center Lvl 8

Visual Progression Edit

Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4
Machine Gun 1 Turret-Pic-MachineGun Machine Gun 3 Machine Gun 4
Level 5 Level 6 Level 7 Level 8
Machine Gun 5 Blank Blank Blank