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Launchers are a unique type of weapon that shoot Traps, which disappear over time and deal great amounts of damage when an enemy touches it. Launchers have reduced recoil compared to cannons. Regardless, all Trap launchers behave the same.

Types of Launchers

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  • Normal Launchers: This Launcher features a small rectangular base with an upside-down trapezoid at the end. This Launcher shoots tiny Traps that can be used as a defense and close-range ammunition. The Trapper, Overtrapper, Auto Trapper and Tri-Trapper bear this. The Defender and the Trapper Dominator use this type of Launcher too.
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  • Mega Launchers: This Launcher lays bigger and more durable Traps, with extra penetration and damage, but with slightly less speed. The upgraded Traps allow stronger defenses and longer-lasting walls. Only Mega Trappers use these launchers. This is the only Launcher that shoots traps that are the same size as the tank's body.
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  • Medium Launchers: Although these Launchers look the same as Mega Launchers, the Traps they fire are about half as big. Their Traps move slightly slower than normal. This Launcher is only seen on the Gunner Trapper, along with the two upgraded Gunner cannons.


Tanks that have Launchers as their weapons include:

  • Trapper, upgrades from Sniper, one Normal Launcher
  • Gunner Trapper, upgrades from Gunner, one Medium Launcher and 2 Gunner barrels
  • Mega Trapper, upgrades from Trapper, one Mega Launcher
  • Auto Trapper, upgrades from Trapper, one Normal Launcher and an Auto Turret
  • Overtrapper, upgrades from Overseer and Trapper, one Normal Launcher with 2 Secondary Drone Spawners, they spawn 2 drones
  • Tri-Trapper, upgrades from Trapper, three Normal Launchers

Other things that wield Launchers include:


  • Launchers were first added on the July 18th update, being possessed by Trapper, Mega Trapper, Tri-Trapper, Overtrapper and by Gunner Trapper.
    • The Auto Trapper was later added with the August 15th update.
    • The Defender was added in the August 23rd update, being the first (and only) Boss to use launchers, with a total of three Launchers (along with three Auto Turrets).
    • The Trapper Dominator was the last tank added with the August 26th update, which is the only Dominator variant (and special tank) to use Launchers, with a total of eight Launchers.


Weapons Ammunition
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Trapbarrel.png LaunchersDoritobarrel.png Spawners
Bullet.png Bullets (Missile.png Missiles)Trap.png Traps
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Console.png ConsoleScoreIcon.png Scoreboard
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Tank.pngTanksLevUpIcon.png LevelsStatsIcon.png Stats (Hidden)
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