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Alterations are modifiers that allow a player to alter gameplay features of turrets while keeping them within the overall game's balance. For example, an alteration can weaken one characteristic in favor of strengthening another one.

Contents

Important Information

  • A total of fifty-one alterations are available for purchase at the moment.
  • Alterations can be purchased for crystals in the Garage.
  • Alterations for standard items can be equipped with XT skins.
  • Alterations have a separate setting under Pro Pass battle creation system, instead of being bunched under Micro-upgrades. Now they can be turned on or off independently.
  • Developing alterations for hulls is not planned (excluding options like equipping XT skins).
  • You can see alterations of other players equipped in battle by pressing R or V.
  • XT skins can now be found under Alterations [Only for turrets and hulls that are having XT skins], where a player can equip or unequip them according to their wish. However, they do not affect any features of a hull or turret apart from visual appearance.


General Information

  • Alterations unlock according to your rank.
  • Already bought/unlocked alterations won't disappear at any time.
  • You can equip an alteration or un-equip an alteration and get back to standard settings at any time.
  • Changing an alteration during a battle will cause self-destructing and a five-minute pause for changing other alterations (just like changing hulls, turrets and other items).
  • Only 1 alteration can be equipped at any given time.


Obtaining Alterations

Alterations can be obtained in the Garage for crystals as soon as the required rank is reached.

  1. Go to the Garage.
  2. Click on the turret you want to obtain the alteration of.
  3. The menu of the turret will be displayed. Click on the center green box to the right of the screen.
  4. All alterations available to be purchased/equipped will show up.


Alterations

The following tables contain all the current alterations. Some of these alterations modify specific turret's parameters to alter the turret's performances during a battle, leading to an increase or a decrease on a specific parameter's value for a turret, thus modifying that turret's performances, but always remaining in between the overall game balance's boundaries.

In the following tables you will find specific color-codes, as follow:

  • GREEN TEXT — green text is associated to an increase of a specific parameter's value
  • RED TEXT — red text is associated to a decrease of a specific parameter's value

List of Alterations & Other Info

Alterations for Firebird

Name
Icon
Description Effects Available from
Price
High-pressure pump
Alteration firebird high pressure pump.png
Improved hit distance for mid-range targets: the stream of fire will shoot slightly further, and maximum hit distance is increased. Requires a more precise aiming. Minimum range: +10%

Maximum range: +100%
Cone angle: -75%

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Compact fuel tanks
Alteration firebird compact fuel tanks.png
Especially for the fans of the "put it on fire and roll away" tactic: fast increase in temperature and burning time due to the increased rate of fuel consumption.

Temperature limit: +100%
Heating rate: +100%
Energy Consumption: +50%

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Incendiary mix
Alteration firebird incendiary mix.png
Termite mixture will burn through tank armor, dealing increased damage, but without igniting the target. No heating effect. Damage: +50%
Energy consumption: -20%
Heating Effect Disabled
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Alterations for Freeze

Name
Icon
Description Effects Available from
Price
High-pressure pump
Alteration freeze high pressure pump.png
Improved hit distance for mid-range targets: the stream of freon will shoot slightly further, and maximum hit distance is increased. Requires a more precise aiming.

Minimum range: +10%
Maximum range: +100%
Cone angle: -75%

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Corrosive mix
Alteration freeze corrosive mix.png
Swapping cooling agent with an acid mixture, which eats through even the most sturdy armor in mere seconds. The freezing effect is removed.

Damage: +10%
Freezing effect disabled

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Shock freeze
Alteration freeze shock freeze.png
Quickly and effectively turn tanks into solid and immobile pieces of ice. In conditions of a limited space in the turret, several battle mechanisms had to be removed, which lowered damage and energy consumption.

Freezing rate: +100%
Energy consumption: -50%
Damage: -50%

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Alterations for Isida

Name
Icon
Description Effects Available from
Price
Broadband radiators
Alteration isida broadband radiators.png
Broadband radiators with a shortened range for easier aiming.

Cone angle: +200%
Range: -25%

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Support nanobots
Alteration isida support nanobots.png
Part of the destroyer-nanobots were reconfigured into a repair mode. Improved healing in exchange for lower damage.

Health healed: +25%
Damage: -50%

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Nanomass reactor
Alteration isida nanomass reactor.png
After receiving a signal that the target was destroyed, reactor converts the collected nanomass and recharges energy levels of the turret. Operational converter noticeably increases radiators' energy consumption.

Destroying an enemy reloads the energy tank
Energy consumption: +50% Icon info.png

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Alterations for Hammer

Name
Icon
Description Effects Available from
Price
Slugger
Alteration hammer slugger.png
Increased pellet density in combination with a reduced turret rotation speed allows to hit ranged targets better.

Vertical scatter angle: -50%
Horizontal spread angle: -50%
Rotation speed: -70%

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Dragons breath
Alteration hammer dragon breath.png
Pellets with the striking name "Dragons breath" ignite enemy tanks, increasing overall damage from the shot. Effective only on a short distance due to the increased pellet spread.

Hitting an enemy ignites it
Vertical scatter angle: +20%
Horizontal spread angle: +20%

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High-capacity ammo clip
Alteration hammer high capacity ammo clip.png
Special permanently fixed ammo clip for 5 projectiles, included in standard equipment for assault tanks. Reload becomes longer.

Ammunition per clip: +2
Clip reload: +35%
Shot reload: +10%

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Duplet
Alteration hammer duplet.png
Replacement of the internal construction of the turret with an adaptive mechanism from a classic double-barreled rifle. Allows to rapidly fire 2 shots, with almost no delay, and to quickly reload. Ideal for busting tanks into concrete.

Clip reload: -20%
Shot reload: -85%
Ammunition per clip: -1

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Adaptive reload
Alteration hammer adaptive reload.png
Instant refill of the current ammo clip after destroying an enemy. With enough luck you can pump out kills with factory efficiency. Otherwise, you'll have to contend with an empty ammo clip for a long time.

Destroying an enemy adds 2 shots to the clip
Clip reload: +20%

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Alterations for Twins

Name
Icon
Description Effects Available from
Price
Plasma accelerators
Alteration twins plasma accelerators.png
Changing settings of plasma accelerators allows to be at a safer distance from the enemy in battle. Projectiles fly further and faster, but the fire rate is reduced.

Projectile speed: +100%
Minimum range: +100%
Reload: +25%

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Stable plasma
Alteration twins stabilized plasma.png
Shots of stabilized plasma keep their form better and do not explode upon hitting a tank or an obstacle. Such shots can't deal splash-damage nor self-damage.

Self-damage removed
Impact force: +10%
Splash damage removed
Recoil: +10%

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Heavy plasmagun
Alteration twins heavy plasmagun.png
Turret modification following the tradition of the famous BFG. Fires big balls of plasma, which travel slowly, but deal more damage. Be cautious of the self-damage from splash at close-range!

Minimum damage: +35%
Maximum damage: +35%
Projectile speed: -50%

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Alterations for Ricochet

Name
Icon
Description Effects Available from
Price
Minus-field stabilization
Alteration ricochet minus field stabilization.png
Additional stabilization of the minus-field before each shot allows to fire effectively at a longer range. Projectiles travel further and faster, but the firing rate is reduced.

Projectile speed: +100%
Minimum range: +100%
Reload: +25%

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Destabilized plasma
Alteration ricochet destabilized plasma.png
Balls of unstable plasma disperse into clots after the slightest touch from any obstacle, hitting all enemies and the shooter themselves in a small radius.

Splash damage added
Bouncing/ricochet effect disabled

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Plasma-torch
Alteration ricochet plasma torch.png
Modification that turns the turret into a short range plasmagun. Noticeably increases the rate of fire due to the radically reduced flying speed and damage of the rounds. Also, unstable plasma can't richochet more than once.

Reload: -50%
Minimum damage: -25%
Maximum damage: -25%
Projectile speed: -75%
Maximum number of ricochets: =1

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Berserk
Alteration ricochet berserk.png
In this special assault mode firing the turret will consume energy faster, but each enemy tank destroyed will re-fill the energy tank.

Destroying an enemy adds 100% to the energy tank
Energy used per shot: +100%

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Alterations for Smoky

Name
Icon
Description Effects Available from
Price
Assault rounds
Alteration smoky assault rounds.png
Rounds with increased impact strength will make it easier to throw off the enemy's aim. Such rounds can't deal critical damage.

Impact force: +35%
Critical hit disabled

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Supercumulative rounds
Alteration smoky supercumulative rounds.png
Supercumulative shots appear in the ammo clip even more rare than the "regular" cumulative rounds, but the damage from such rounds is also much greater. The damage from critical shots is increased because of the reduced critical hits rate.

Critical damage: +50%
Critical chance: -50%

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High-precision aiming system
Alteration smoky high precision aiming system.png
High-quality barrel and aiming correction mechanism noticeably increases damage. The use of the highly accurate equipment led to increase in reloading time.

Maximum damage: +20%
Minimum damage: +50%
Critical damage: +20%
Reloading: +40%

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Incendiary rounds
Alteration smoky incendiary rounds.png
Replacement for the standard cumulative shots with rounds filled with an incendiary compound. Critical hits deal regular damage, but also ignite the target.

Critical hits ignite the target
Critical hit excess damage disabled Icon info.png

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Cryo rounds
Alteration smoky cryo rounds.png
Replacement for the standard cumulative shots with freon rounds. Critical hits will deal normal damage, but fully freeze the target.

Critical hits freeze the target
Critical hit excess damage disabled Icon info.png

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Autocannon
Alteration smoky autocannon.png
Automated charging conveyor belt highly increases the firing rate. Regular shots lose most of their effectiveness, but critical hits happen much more often.

'Reload: =0.5s
Recoil: -33%

Minimum damage: -85%
Maximum damage: -85%
Impact force: -66%

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Alterations for Striker

Name
Icon
Description Effects Available from
Price
Missile launcher "Hunter"
Alteration striker missile launcher hunter.png
Modification for the fans of high-accuracy shooting. Provides an almost instant target acquisition while aiming, but has only one rocket per salvo.

Aiming time: -80%
Projectile angular velocity: +25%
Rockets in salvo: -3
Maximum projectile speed: -50%

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Missile launcher "Cyclone"
Alteration striker missile launcher cyclone.png
Modification for those who hunt heavy tanks. Doubles the number of rockets per salvo, but the aiming target aquisition time is also increased.

Total rockets in salvo: +4 Icon info.png
Pause between rockets in salvo: =0.15s>
Aiming time: +40%

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Missile launcher "Uranium"
Alteration striker missile launcher uranium.png
Modification for the demolition experts: launches 4 slow-moving rockets that deal devastating damage.

Minimum: damage +50%
Maximum damage: +50%
Maximum projectile speed: =125m/s

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Remote rocket explosives
Alteration striker remote rocket explosives.png
Rockets are provided with a contactless trigger and radio emitter. Double-pressing on the fire button, while the rocket is still in the air, will immediately explode it. Be cautious while firing single shots!

Rockets will explode upon double-pressing fire button

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Alterations for Vulcan

Name
Icon
Description Effects Available from
Price
Reinforced aiming transmission
Alteration vulcan reinforced aiming transmission.png
Optimization of the aiming transmission for a faster horizontal aim. Due to optimization, vertical aiming transmission is less effective.

Turret slowdown rate: -50%
Vertical autoaim: -30%

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Incendiary band
Alteration vulcan incendiary band.png
Modification for the fans of showering enemies with bullet fire, non-stop. While overheating from continious fire, these rounds will ignite and put the target on fire.

Shots ignite the target Icon info.png
Ignites only when self-heating
Damage: -10%

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Shooting speed regulator
Alteration vulcan shooting speed regulator.png
Decreased firing speed allows for the barrels to cool down better, but it also decreases damage. The barrels wind up and down faster. This configuration increases tactical flexibility of the weapon and allows for longer uninterrupted fire.

Barrel startup: -50%
Barrel slowdown: -50%
Time to overheat: +50%
Damage: -25%

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Alterations for Thunder

Name
Icon
Description Effects Available from
Price
Subcaliber rounds
Alteration thunder subcaliber rounds.png
Replacement for the frag round with a penetrating ammo type and huge kinetic energy. Such rounds don't explode upon hitting a tank or an obstacle and cannot damage the shooter themselves.

Self damage removed
Impact force: +10%
Splash damage removed
Recoil: +10%

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Small caliber charging machine
Alteration thunder small caliber charging machine.png
Using small caliber rounds in combination with the charging machine allows a reduction in the reload time. Small caliber rounds deal less damage.

Reload: -20%
Minimum damage: -20%
Maximum damage: -20%

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"Sledgehammer" rounds
Alteration thunder sledgehammer rounds.png
Rounds with a thick lead casting lose piercing ability very quickly, but the automated charging machine allows for a noticeable increase in the firing rate.

Reload: -30%
Maximum range: -90%

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Alterations for Railgun

Name
Icon
Description Effects Available from
Price
Reinforced aiming transmission
Alteration railgun reinforced aiming transmission.png
Optimization of the aiming transmission for a faster horizontal aiming. Due to the optimization, vertical aiming transmission is less effective.

Turret rotation speed: +40%
Turret rotatory acceleration: +35%
Vertical autoaim: -30%

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Round stabilization
Alteration railgun round stabilization.png
Aiming system chooses a more predictable flying path for the shots. Each shot will deal a constant damage and retain power after piercing the target.

Penetration: =100%
Minimum damage: +50%
Maximum damage: -25%

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Round destabilization
Alteration railgun round destabilization.png
A handful of bolts and copper coils, inserted into the accelerator, adds even more chaos into the distribution of the final power of the shot. The range of the maximum and the minimal damage are greatly expanded, and the damage scatter is increased.

Impact force: +20%
Maximum damage: +90%
Minimum damage: =1hp

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Electromagnetic accelerator "Scout"
Alteration railgun electromagnetic accelerator scout.png
This modification will help you in dynamic one-on-one battles. Accelerated preparation for shots and quick reload will become an unpleasant surprise for the enemy, but the average damage is reduced.

Reloading: -20%
Charge time: -50%
Maximum damage: -40%

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Large caliber rounds
Alteration railgun large caliber rounds.png
The newest development of the ammo industry — plutonium rounds that deal devastating damage. Getting ready to fire these rounds and the reload take longer.

Minimum damage: +40%
Maximum damage: +40%
Reloading: +20%
Charge time: +50%

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"Death Herald" compulsator
Alteration railgun death herald compulsator.png
Bounty hunters will greatly appreciate this modification, which when equipped enables the turret to instantly reload after destroying an enemy. Base reload speed is reduced.

Destroying an enemy fully reloads the turret
Reload time: +10%

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Hyperspace rounds
Alteration railgun hyperspace rounds.png
No tank — be it an ally or an enemy, is an obstacle for these hyperspace rounds, just an additional chance to accelerate. Damage from such rounds increases each time they break through the target. However, base damage and the strength of impact are reduced.

Penetration: +100%
Maximum damage: -10%
Impact force: -25%

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Alterations for Magnum

Name
Icon
Description Effects Available from
Price
Automated gunpowder loading mechanism
Alteration magnum automated gunpowder loading mechanism.png
Power accumulation is faster, but at the same time it becomes harder to avoid overshooting or undershooting due to missing the required level of power.

Amplification time: -33%

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Reinforced gun carriage
Alteration magnum reinforced gun carriage.png
Reinforced turret platform allows turning of the gun horizontally. Because of the monolithic structure of the gun carriage it becomes impossible to lower or raise the gun barrel.

Ability to rotate turret horizontally
Fixed angle of elevation: 5 °
Projectile gravitation: -50%

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Mortar
Alteration magnum mortar.png
The turret fires mines instead of shells. When hitting a tank the mine explodes, and when it misses — remains at the hit spot, so somebody can go over it and blow it up. Damage from these mine-rounds is less than from regular shells.

Lay mines Icon info.png
Maximum damage: -25%

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Alterations for Shaft

Name
Icon
Description Effects Available from
Price
Short-band emitter
Alteration shaft short band emitter.png
Modification for tankers that prefer close-range battles and who are used to precise turrets. Increases damage and reloading time in Arcade mode.

Minimum arcade damage: +20%
Maximum arcade damage: +20%
Minimum aiming damage: +20%
Arcade reload: +25%
Energy consumed per arcade shot: +20%

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Heavy capacitors
Alteration shaft heavy capacitors.png
Replacement for standard capacitors with a heavy type. The shot is charged slower, but the final damage is noticeably increased.

Maximum aiming damage: +30%
Energy consumption in aiming mode: -50% Icon info.png
Horizontal aiming speed: -30%

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Light capacitors
Alteration shaft light capacitors.png
Replacement for standard capacitors with a light type. The shot is charged faster, but the final damage is noticeably reduced.

Energy consumption in aiming mode: +60% Icon info.png
Horizontal aiming speed: +30%
Maximum aiming damage: -30%

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Rapid-fire mode
Alteration shaft rapid fire mode.png
Assault modification that allows firing in Arcade mode with a quick series of shots, 3 in each. At the same time the energy tank capacity is enough for one series of shots.

Arcade shot reload: =0.5s
Energy per arcade shot: =380

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