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|role = Long-range defense
 
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|cost = $1800
 
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|groundattack = {{Tooltip|145-43.5|110% vs. Light; 105% vs. Medium/Harvester; 60% vs. Heavy and Drone; 35% vs. Basic/Animal and Flak; 30% vs. Plate/Cyborg; 15% vs. all structure armor types}}
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* 110% vs. Light
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* 35% vs. Basic/Animal and Flak
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* 15% vs. all structure armor types
 
|cooldown = 140 frames (9.3 in-game seconds)
 
|cooldown = 140 frames (9.3 in-game seconds)
 
|range = 14, minimum 3, radius 2
 
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[[File:Gcanicon.png|left]] The '''Grand Cannon''' is a long-range defense structure used by the [[Allied Nations|Allies]].
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The '''Grand Cannon''' is a long-range defense structure used by the [[Allied Nations|Allies]].
   
 
==Official description==
 
==Official description==
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==Overview==
 
==Overview==
The Grand Cannon operates differently from its [https://cnc.gamepedia.com/Grand_Cannon ''Red Alert 2'' version]. Its cost is cheaper, hit points and accuracy are increased (up to the point where the Grand Cannon ''never misses'') and turn rate and projectile speed are faster, at the cost of having a higher tier requirement, reduced damage, slightly reduced range and consuming more power which makes it on par with its new counterparts. Another flaw that other Tier 3 defenses don't have is that the Grand Cannon will face difficulty when targeting enemies in higher ground, as the projectile will likely miss when doing so.
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''For a detailed list of changes from the original game, click [[Allied Nations/Yuri's Revenge Comparison#Grand Cannon|here]].''
   
This doesn't mean that the Grand Cannon is not as viable in Mental Omega, as it is the only static Allied defense that is capable of targeting ground adversaries out of range from other defenses, especially most artilleries. It is also the only Allied defense that possesses splash damage, making engagements within Allied territory a difficult challenge.
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The Grand Cannon operates differently from its [https://cnc.gamepedia.com/Grand_Cannon ''Red Alert 2'' version]. Its cost is decreased, while hit points, accuracy, turn rate and projectile speed are increased; on the other hand, it has a higher tier requirement, reduced damage, slightly reduced range and consuming more power which makes it on par with its new counterparts. Another flaw that other Tier 3 defenses don't have is that the Grand Cannon will face difficulty when targeting enemies in higher ground, as the projectile will likely miss when doing so.
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This doesn't mean that the Grand Cannon is not as viable in ''Mental Omega'', as it is the only static Allied defense that is capable of targeting ground adversaries out of range from other defenses, especially most artilleries. It is also the only Allied defense that possesses splash damage, making engagements within Allied territory a difficult challenge.
   
 
==Appearances==
 
==Appearances==
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===Act Two===
 
===Act Two===
* Grand Cannon becomes a buildable structure in [[Puppet Master]].
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* The Grand Cannon becomes a buildable structure in [[Puppet Master]].
   
 
===Cooperative===
 
===Cooperative===
* In [[Role Reversal]], both commanders need to destroy six Grand Cannons before [[Latin Confederation]] army could land onto the shore.
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* In [[Role Reversal]], both commanders need to destroy six Grand Cannons before the [[Latin Confederation]] army could land onto the shore.
   
 
==Behind the scenes==
 
==Behind the scenes==
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* [[Neutralizer]]
 
* [[Neutralizer]]
 
* [[Tech Artillery Bunker]]
 
* [[Tech Artillery Bunker]]
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== External links ==
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* [https://cnc.gamepedia.com/Grand_Cannon Grand Cannon] in the [https://cnc.gamepedia.com/Command_%26_Conquer_Wiki Command & Conquer Wiki]
   
 
==References==
 
==References==
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[[Category:Defenses]]
 
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[[Category:Allied Nations]]

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The Grand Cannon is a long-range defense structure used by the Allies.

Official descriptionEdit

The Grand Cannon is the largest Allied defensive structure. Sporting a huge range and a gigantic shell caliber, the Grand Cannon can easily destroy an invasion force long before it arrives at its destination. Unfortunately, the cannon has a rather large minimum range, making close range support vital.[1]

OverviewEdit

For a detailed list of changes from the original game, click here.

The Grand Cannon operates differently from its Red Alert 2 version. Its cost is decreased, while hit points, accuracy, turn rate and projectile speed are increased; on the other hand, it has a higher tier requirement, reduced damage, slightly reduced range and consuming more power which makes it on par with its new counterparts. Another flaw that other Tier 3 defenses don't have is that the Grand Cannon will face difficulty when targeting enemies in higher ground, as the projectile will likely miss when doing so.

This doesn't mean that the Grand Cannon is not as viable in Mental Omega, as it is the only static Allied defense that is capable of targeting ground adversaries out of range from other defenses, especially most artilleries. It is also the only Allied defense that possesses splash damage, making engagements within Allied territory a difficult challenge.

AppearancesEdit

Act OneEdit

  • In Golden Gate, the destruction of American Grand Cannons and navy is the first objective of the mission.
  • In Sunlight, the player can use Engineers to repair and reactive five Grand Cannons near the coast though it is not buildable in this mission.

Act TwoEdit

  • The Grand Cannon becomes a buildable structure in Puppet Master.

CooperativeEdit

Behind the scenesEdit

  • Before 3.3 the Grand Cannon used the model from the original Yuri's Revenge.

See alsoEdit

External links Edit

ReferencesEdit

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