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RA2 Allied Walls Icon.png RA2 Soviet Walls Icons.png YR Citadel Walls Icons.png

Fortress / Citadel Walls

Unit
Affiliation

RA2Alliedlogo.png Allies
RA2Sovietlogo.png Soviets
Yuri's Faction Logo.png Yuri

Role

Defensive barrier

Protection

Concrete

Tech level
  • 1 (Allies and Soviets)
  • 2 (Yuri)
Properties
Hit points

300

Armour type

Concrete

Production
Cost

$100

Build time

0:04

Produced by

Allied construction yard
Soviet construction yard
Yuri construction yard

Requires

Allied barracks
Soviet barracks
Yuri barracks

Combat
Sight range

1

Fortress walls (simply called walls in-game, with Yuri's variant called citadel walls) are the passive defensive barriers for all three sides in Command & Conquer: Red Alert 2 and Yuri's Revenge.

In-game[edit | edit source]

Walls are basic obstacle for keeping out enemy infantry and vehicles. They are cheap and fast to build, and are the first lines of defence against the enemy's advance. They are often placed around key structures, such as construction yards, to keep out infiltrators and engineers. They are also often placed in front of certain base defences to draw fire, as building new wall sections destroyed in an enemy attack is often cheaper than repairing or building new base defences. Some base defences, like pillboxes and sentry guns, can not fire over walls.

Wall sections could not be breached by small arms fire, but are vulnerable to explosive and tank shells, as well as Battle Fortress treads. Some units like prism tanks, Tesla tanks, Magnetrons and chrono legionnaires can fire over walls, while Yuri's Magnetrons can also be used to levitate ground vehicles over walls.

Walls can not be directly targeted by air units without force-firing.

After a single wall hub is placed, another can be placed up to 4 tiles away in a straight line so that the sections in between the hubs are automatically filled for no extra charge. If an Allied or Soviet wall section is damaged, a new one can be built on top of the old one, which is not the case for Yuri's walls.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

During the development of Red Alert 2, both Allied and Soviet walls had details painted in the colour of the owning player. This was replaced by a generic grey colour in the final version.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

See also[edit | edit source]

Internal[edit | edit source]

External[edit | edit source]

Join the winning side! Allied Third World War Arsenal We have hot food, women and guns for everyone!
We will bury them! Soviet Third World War Arsenal Death to capitalists!
Only complete faith in Yuri can protect you! Yuri Third World War ArsenalOnly total compliance will save the lives of you and your family!