Centurion (Rivals)

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For Tiberian twilight unit, see Centurion.
CNCRiv Centurion.png
CNCRiv vehicle.png Centurion

CNCRiv Centurion stand.png

CNCRiv Centurion rear.png

CNCRiv Centurion engage.png

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CNCR Nod logo.png Brotherhood of Nod


Heavy anti-vehicle vehicle


Laser gun



Tech level

9 Epic

Hit points





CNCRiv Tiberium.png 100

Produced by

Temple of Nod

Ground attack

100 (58 DPS) vs infantry
555 (323 DPS) vs vehicles
555 (323 DPS) vs harvesters
555 (323 DPS) vs structures


1 seconds (initial)
1.72 seconds


Fast (~0.5 TPS)

Attack range


Sight range



Periodically negates incoming damage[2]


The shield restores after 6 seconds.

The shield of Nod has arrived
- Centurion when deployed

The Centurion is a Nod tech vehicle in Command & Conquer: Rivals.

Background[edit | edit source]

Centurion is the result of Kane's demand for “a mechanical Praetorian Guard, worthy of defending the God's chosen on earth.” The centurion is piloted by battle-hardened veterans, and equipped with a unique “Testudo” shield system able to absorb heavy weapon attacks, making it ideal for defensive operations.

Abilities[edit | edit source]

  • Can target infantry Strong against vehicles Cannot target aircraft
  • Periodically negates incoming damage.

Game unit[edit | edit source]

Centurions are fast moving vehicles designed to stand up against heavy hitting armor. The shield's ability to fully absorb incoming fire makes it especially strong against slow hitting units, like Titans and Predator tank. It can even survive a direct blast of Ion cannon without as much as scratched paint. The shield allows the Centurion to push into long range artillery type units, like M.L.R.S., Juggernaut and Artillery and only take fraction of damage.

The shield will disappear after absorbing even the slightest damage, making it useless when receiving fast chip damage form units like Drone swarm. The Shield restores in 6 seconds.

The fast movement speed allows the Centurion to quickly respond to developments on the battlefield. The relatively high cost and placement in the Temple of Nod makes it difficult to field it in the early and mid game.

The main threats to the Centurion are the heavy anti-vehicle infantry, like Zone troopers and Grenadiers, and aircraft.

Decks[edit | edit source]

Oxanna Kristos ponturion
Militant Laser Squad Laser Drone Venom Phantom Centurion
Kane vandal
Militant Laser Squad Laser Drone Venom Widowmaker Centurion

Changelog[edit | edit source]

  • 2019-02-27: Unit introduced.
  • 2019-07-02:
    • Attack damage to vehicles reduced to 555 (was 1110)
    • Attack speed increased to 1.72 (was 3.44)
    • Damage to infantry reduced to 120 (was 180)
  • 2020-08-12: Reduced Infantry damage to 100 (was 120)

Quotes[edit | edit source]

When created[edit | edit source]

  • The shield of Nod has arrived
  • We bear the shield of the brotherhood
  • Centurion mech ready

When selected[edit | edit source]

  • I life for Nod
  • Centurion awaits
  • Strength and honor
  • Honor and glory
  • The shields of glory

When moving[edit | edit source]

  • Centurion on the move
  • March to glory
  • We march
  • Onwards
  • Let us go

When moving to attack favorably[edit | edit source]

  • Send them to the afterlife
  • Prepare for glory
  • I shall be feared
  • Leave non alive

When moving to attack neutral[edit | edit source]

  • We shall test their quality
  • My hands your will
  • Give them nothing
  • I would see them dead
  • Take from them everything

When moving to attack unfavorably[edit | edit source]

  • The defenses will not hold
  • They will break our shields
  • My final march
  • To the afterlife

When unable to attack target[edit | edit source]

  • I am needed elsewhere
  • Cannon ineffective
  • No honor in that

When attacking[edit | edit source]

  • Centurion clashing
  • In for the trouble
  • No order
  • Are you not entertained?

When under attack[edit | edit source]

  • This is madness
  • Shield failing
  • They have the upper hand
  • I feel the pain

When crashing[edit | edit source]

  • The afterlife awaits
  • Glory in death
  • Shadows and dust
  • My life expires

Trivia[edit | edit source]

Behind the scenes[edit | edit source]

The Centurion’s defensive shield makes it a strong, anti-vehicle combat unit.
- KyleF

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Videos[edit | edit source]

Nod Centurion - Intel Report


References[edit | edit source]

CNCR Nod logo.png Brotherhood of Nod Rivals Arsenal CNCR Nod logo.png
CNCTW Juggernaut HQ Render.png Mechanized walkers CNCKW Titan Cameo.png