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Command and Conquer 4

Command & Conquer 4: Tiberian Twilight

Support Class
GDI Support Guide: When the Sky is the Limit

Note. The "Requirements" are listed as "build time, cost, tier", where the cost is measured in Command Points (CP) for units and Power (Po) for structures. The build time for units (but not for structures) is reduced by 75 % while the Crawler is inside a Deployment Zone.

Crawler-purchased upgrades have square icons, unit abilities have icons with a clipped corner.

Support Crawler (MCV)


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Rocket: Strong vs. Medium Aircraft
Heavy: Weak vs. Laser


Abilities:
Repair Radius, Ability to Build Units, Ability to use Support Powers
Upgrades:
Advanced Thrusters, Charged Capacitors

Hitpoints: 2000

Abilities

Unpack Immediately: Unpack the Crawler to allow produced units to exit.

Pack up: Pack up the Crawler into a mobile and highly armored vehicle.


Upgrades

Advanced Thrusters (MCV Upgrade):
Enhances this MCV's propulsion system to allow for greater movement speed.

Charged Capacitors (MCV Upgrade):
Increases the rate at which Support Points are gained for using Support Powers.


Units



Engineer



Sound: Engineer Quotes!

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Repair Beam
Light: Weak vs. Gun


Abilities:
Cliffjumping, Stealth Detection, Clear Mines, Repair, Capture Husk
Upgrades:
Range Boost, Speed Boost

Requirements: 10 sec, 3 CP, Tier 1
Hitpoints: 150

Abilities

Repair: Manually repair targeted unit or structure.


Upgrades

Range Boost (Passive Upgrade):
Increases the weapon and vision range of all Tier 1 units.

Speed Boost (Passive Upgrade):
Increase the movement speed of many units.

Orca


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Rocket: Strong vs. Medium Aircraft
Medium Aircraft: Weak vs. Rocket


Upgrades:
Range Boost, Accuracy Boost, Speed Boost

Requirements: 12 sec, 6 CP, Tier 1
Hitpoints: 600

Upgrades

Range Boost (Passive Upgrade):
Increases the weapon and vision range of all Tier 1 units.

Accuracy Boost (Passive Upgrade):
Increases chance to hit by 50% for Tier 1 Cannon and Rocket Units. Rocket units will no longer miss against moving targets. Cannon units will no longer miss when moving.

Speed Boost (Passive Upgrade):
Increase the movement speed of many units.

Sheppard


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Cannon: Strong vs. Medium Vehicles
Can only attack ground units
Medium: Weak vs. Cannon


Abilities:
Increases chance to dodge of nearby allies
Upgrades:
Range Boost, Accuracy Boost, Speed Boost

Requirements: 12 sec, 6 CP, Tier 1
Hitpoints: 660

Upgrades

Range Boost (Passive Upgrade):
Increases the weapon and vision range of all Tier 1 units.

Accuracy Boost (Passive Upgrade):
Increases chance to hit by 50% for Tier 1 Cannon and Rocket Units. Rocket units will no longer miss against moving targets. Cannon units will no longer miss when moving.

Speed Boost (Passive Upgrade):
Increase the movement speed of many units.

Hurricane



Sound: Hurricane Quotes!

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Gun: Strong vs. Light
Medium Aircraft: Weak vs. Rocket


Abilities:
Attach Sensor Pod (detects stealth, decreases armor)
Upgrades:
Range Boost, Refire Boost, Speed Boost

Requirements: 12 sec, 6 CP, Tier 1
Hitpoints: 600

Abilities

Reload: Manually Reload this unit's weapon (faster than automatic reload).


Upgrades

Range Boost (Passive Upgrade):
Increases the weapon and vision range of all Tier 1 units.

Refire Boost (Passive Upgrade):
Decreases the reload or recharge time of many Gun and Laser units.

Speed Boost (Passive Upgrade):
Increase the movement speed of many units.

Spanner


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Repair Beam
Light: Weak vs. Gun


Abilities:
Repair nearby allies, Stealth Detection, System Restore
Upgrades:
Weapon Dampeners, Speed Boost, Range Boost

Requirements: 10 sec, 3 CP, Tier 1
Hitpoints: 120

Abilities

Weapon Dampeners: Reduce rate of fire of enemies in the area of effect.


System Restore: Removes one negative effect from all friendly units, and one positive effect from all enemy units in the area of effect.

Upgrades

Weapon Dampeners (Spanner Upgrade):
Activate to reduce nearby enemies' rate of fire.

Speed Boost (Passive Upgrade):
Increase the movement speed of many units.

Range Boost (Passive Upgrade):
Increases the weapon and vision range of all Tier 1 units.

Paladin



Sound: Paladin Quotes!

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Laser: Strong vs. Heavy
Medium Aircraft: Weak vs. Rocket


Abilities:
Anti-rocket mode
Upgrades:
Refire Boost

Requirements: 12 sec, 6 CP, Tier 2
Hitpoints: 650

Abilities

Activate Anti-Rocket Mode: Disable primary laser weapon and engage four passive anti-rocket lasers, which can shoot down enemy rockets before they reach their target.

Disengage Anti-Rocket Mode: Switch back to primary laser weapon.


Upgrades

Refire Boost (Passive Upgrade):
Decreases the reload or recharge time of many Gun and Laser units.

Hammerhead



Sound: Hammerhead Quotes!

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Gun: Strong vs. Light
Rocket: Strong vs. Medium Aircraft
Heavy: Weak vs. Laser


Abilities:
Passively increases the rate of fire of nearby allies
Upgrades:
Berzerker Engine

Requirements: 15 sec, 8 CP, Tier 2
Hitpoints: 1000

Abilities

Activate Berzerker Engine: Go Berzerk, firing quickly but inaccurately with decreased movement speed and dodge for a short time.


Reload: Manually Reload this unit's weapon (faster than automatic reload).


Upgrades

Berzerker Engine (Hammerhead Upgrade):
When activated, the Hammerhead fires quickly but inaccurately, with decreased movement speed and dodge for a short time.

Conductor


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Blast: Strong vs. Structures
Medium: Weak vs. Cannon


Abilities:
Cliffjumping, Passively repairs nearby allies, EMP Grenades, Static Field
Upgrades:
Electrolysis, Speed Boost

Requirements: 12 sec, 6 CP, Tier 2
Hitpoints: 450

Abilities

Static Field: Roots all enemies at targeted location in place for a few seconds.

Electrolysis: Electrify targeted area, dealing blast damage to enemy units.

Upgrades

Electrolysis Projector (Conductor Upgrade):
Allows the Conductor to electrify targeted area, dealing blast damage to enemy units.

Speed Boost (Passive Upgrade):
Increase the movement speed of many units.

GDI Support: Conductor

Firehawk



Sound: Firehawk Quotes!

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Blast: Strong vs. Structures
Rocket: Strong vs. Medium Aircraft
Medium Aircraft: Weak vs. Rocket


Abilities:
Supersonic Thrusters

Requirements: 12 sec, 6 CP, Tier 2
Hitpoints: 500

Abilities

Supersonic Thrusters: Immediately return to MCV, gaining a speed boost. This unit reloads faster in the presence of the MCV.

Kodiak



Sound: Kodiak Quotes!

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Blast: Strong vs. Structures
AA Gun: Strong vs. Light Aircraft
Heavy: Weak vs. Laser


Upgrades:
Defensive Maneuvers

Requirements: 20 sec, 12 CP, Tier 3
Hitpoints: 1500

Abilities

Activate Defensive Maneuvers: The Kodiak dramatically increases its armor and speed, passively increase the armor of nearby allies, and can no longer fire.

Disengage Defensive Maneuvers: Disengage the Defensive Maneuvers ability.


Upgrades

Defensive Maneuvers (Kodiak Upgrade):
When used, the Kodiak dramatically increases its armor and speed, passively increase the armor of nearby allies, and can no longer fire.

Thunderhead


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Laser: Strong vs. Heavy
Heavy: Weak vs. Laser


Abilities:
Toggle Flight
Upgrades:
Gravity Field

Requirements: 15 sec, 10 CP, Tier 3
Hitpoints: 1100

Abilities

Jet Mode: Toggle to Jet Mode. Can only attack air units in this mode.


Hover Mode: Toggle to Hover Mode, dealing area damage to nearby ground enemies. Can only attack ground units in this mode.

Upgrades

Gravity Field (Thunderhead Upgrade):
Primary weapon will root target and significantly reduce its chance to dodge. Also slows all units in a radius of the target.

Archangel


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Repair Beam
Heavy: Weak vs. Laser


Abilities:
Supercharge Weaponry, Sabotage Weaponry
Upgrades:
Augmented Reconstruction

Requirements: 15 sec, 10 CP, Tier 3
Hitpoints: 600

Abilities

Supercharge Weaponry: Increases nearby allies' weapon damage.


Sabotage Weaponry: Decreases enemies' weapon damage at targeted location.

Reconstruct: Repairs all nearby allies for several seconds or until a move order is given.

Upgrades

Augmented Reconstruction (Archangel Upgrade):
Allows the Archangel to root itself in place, repairing all nearby allies.