Emplacement House

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An emplacement can be built in this house by upgrading the facility
In-game description

The Emplacement House (also known as a Mortar House) is a defensive world structure equipped with a fixed Mortar platform that can be used to defend besieged towns.

Construction

It cannot be built, it is found in certain towns in the world.

Reconstruction

A destroyed Emplacement House can be rebuilt using a Construction Vehicle and 200 Basic Materials if the nearby Town Base or Relic Base in its Zone has unlocked the Fortifications IconFacilitiesFortifications.png upgrade.

Use

Weapon Platform

It is a small modified Garrisoned House with its roof removed and a mortar platform installed on the "top floor", accessible via a ladder (Press Spacebar to climb).

Unlike other mortars, a single soldier can use it effectively. There's no distance selection, you directly aim with RMB at targets (up to 100m away) and the mortar shell is perfectly accurate and NOT affected by wind.

Controls

  • Enter/Exit mortar platform - Q
  • Rotate and aim mortar - Hold RMB
  • Reload - R
  • Switch Mortar Shell type - F

Armament

  • Mortar
    • Mounted on a rotating platform on top of the house (can rotate 360 degrees, turns 30° per second)
    • Ammo Used: Mortar Shell, Shrapnel Mortar Shell, Flare Mortar Shell
    • Range: 10-100 meters
    • Reload Duration: 2 seconds
    • Firing Duration: 1.5 seconds
    • Fire Rate: 17.1 per minute

Inventory
The mortar platform has an inventory that can be accessed with E. It can hold 50 Mortar Shells, 50 Mortar Shrapnel Shells, and 50 Mortar Flare Shells.

Defensive Position

Friendly soldiers can climb on its top floor to get the high ground and find some cover. The ladder being the only access gives some protection, however the top floor is still pretty exposed as it lacks a roof.

Resistance

It is immune to small arms fire and 12.7mm machine gun fire. It is pretty resistant to most heavy explosives but is vulnerable to High Explosive damage (Artillery) and Demolition damage.

Bicycle Spawn

When destroyed, the Emplacement House includes a spot where Bicycles regularly spawn.

Tactics

Due to being immovable, and the heavy requirements to rebuild it, it is only useful in a defensive situation, such as sieges.

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