Extractor

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TW gameicon.png KW gameicon.png
CNCTW Extractor Cameo.png
Extractor
TW Extractor.png
Structure
Internal name AlienTiberiumTower
Reaper17TiberiumTower
Traveler59TiberiumTower
Affiliation CNCKW Scrin logo.png Scrin
CNCKW Reaper-17 logo.png Reaper-17
CNCKW Traveler-59 Logo.png Traveler-59
Role Tiberium processing
Tier 1
Properties
Hit points 10000
Armor type Medium (75% Cannon, 50% Rocket, 100% Grenade, 25% Gun, 1% Sniper)
Production
Cost $2000 (TW, KW 1.00)
$3000 (KW 1.01-1.02)
Build time 0:20 (TW, KW 1.00)
0:30 (KW 1.01-1.02)
Produced by Drone platform
Foundry
Hotkey F2
Function
Power -6 (TW)
-15 (KW)
Allows
Notes
Comes with a free Harvester (Scrin/T59) or Shielded harvester (R17)

The Extractor is the Scrin equivalent of a Tiberium Refinery.

Game structure

When an alien Foreman deploys a base, the Extractor is the first-priority structure to be built, along with a Reactor. When an Extractor is deployed, a Harvester (or, in Reaper-17's case, a Shielded harvester) will come out to automatically harvest nearby Tiberium fields. When the Harvester is full or the Tiberium field is depleted, it returns to the Extractor. As the Tiberium is delivered to the Extractor, funds are made available to the Foreman.

The Extractor seems to refine the harvested resources into some kind of energy, this is supported by the fact that the Scrin do not need a structure for Tiberium storage and can instead store an unlimited amount of resources. GDI and Nod, on the other hand, have to build Tiberium silos. However, if the aforementioned factions are able to capture at least one Extractor, they will have the ability to store infinite Tiberium, interestingly.

Sometimes, harvesters can erroneously dock at the Extractor at a section other than the one they are supposed to.

Changelog

  • Tiberium Wars patch 1.05:
    • sale price reduced by 70% to 300 credits
    • fixed an error that caused players to lose credits when selling Refineries or Extractors under the control of a Mastermind
  • Kane's Wrath patch 1.01:
    • cost/build time increased to $3000/30 sec
    • power requirement increased to 15 units

Gallery

References


CNCKW Scrin logo.png Scrin Third Tiberium War Arsenal CNCKW Scrin logo.png