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Enlightened (Tiberian Twilight)

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For the Kane's Wrath unit of the same name, see Enlightened (Kane's Wrath).
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Enlightened
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Structure
Affiliation

Nod Defense Class

Role

Anti-armour infantry

Armament

Arm-mounted cannon

Tier

1

Tech level

1

Properties
Armour type

Light

Production
Cost

3 CP

Build time

0:10

Function
Research

CNC4 Dark Armaments Cameo.png Dark Armaments
CNC4 Medical Training Cameo.png Medical training
CNC4 Range Boost Cameo.png Range boost
CNC4 Speed Boost Cameo.png Speed boost
CNC4 Accuracy Boost Cameo.png Accuracy boost

Abilities

Health regeneration

The Enlightened is a Defense Class Tier 1 anti-tank cybernetic infantry unit in Tiberian Twilight.

Background[edit | edit source]

Should the Ascended survive through a number of battles, their objective as holy warriors become clearer to them. Taking the teachings of Kane to their hearts, they become fearest warriors of Nod and a prime example of servitude to their brethren. They now serve a higher purpose - to bring light into the dark. The dark corners of the human souls. The ones that hadn't converted into the Brotherhood. The Enlightened is a powerful cybernetic warrior, with an integral arm-mounted cannon. It is essentially a smaller, less powerful, but cheaper version of the Centurion. While their predecessors, the Enlightened of the Marked of Kane, were armed with particle beam weapons, their descendants are armed with simpler cannons. This allows the new Enlightened to be used in larger numbers.

In-game[edit | edit source]

The Enlightened are available early on in the game, and is the only Cannon unit available a low-level Nod Defense Class Commander until the Centurion is unlocked. They are cheap and quick to produce: perfect against massed tank attacks. Like all Nod Tier 1 Infantry, Enlightened can self-heal when not in combat.

The Enlightened's cannon is most effective against medium armour, but is not so good against heavy tanks and is likely to miss infantry units. As an infantry unit, Enlightened are vulnerable against gun-type attacks.

When upgraded with Dark Armaments, Enlightened cyborgs gain the ability to revert to a legless form when they sustain too much damage, like the old Cyborgs in the Second Tiberian War. They are also equipped with a suicide explosive pack and can charge at the enemy while in legless form to detonate themselves.

An achievement can be earned if the player uses its suicide attack to destroy a target.

Quotes[edit | edit source]

They will die!
Vengeance is mine
I bring death
Justice
Join the infinite
Destroy them
PERISH!
There is no fear
Reborn
I serve again
Take it for Nod
Securing for Nod
A place for death
As you wish
It is my fate
Going
Yes
Advancing
At once
Proceed
I move
It will be so
I'll find a way
They are the ones
Let it begin
They will know death
That is my purpose that they will die
I understand
They won't kill me
A new path
A safer place
I attack
Make them suffer
They will fall
Send them darkness
Silence
Give in
At your command
Let it happen
From the Land of Nod
Ashes to flame
Your servant
Give me purpose
They attack
Don't let me suffer
Not again
Power cell breached
I suffer for Nod

Trivia[edit | edit source]