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For other uses, see Rhino.
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CNCRiv vehicle.png Rhino

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Unit
Affiliation

CNCR GDI logo.png GDI

Role

Basic anti-infantry anti-air vehicle

Armament

M60 machine gun

Tier

1

Tech level

1 Common

Properties
Hit points

1611[1]

Production
Cost

CNCRiv Tiberium.png 30

Produced by

War factory

Combat
Ground attack

80 (107 DPS) vs infantry
60 (80 DPS) vs vehicles
60 (80 DPS) vs harvesters
80 (107 DPS) vs structures

Air attack

82 (109 DPS) vs aircraft

Cooldown

0.25 seconds (initial)
0.75 seconds

Speed

Fast

Attack range

1

Sight range

2

Function
Abilities

Can attack both Air and Ground units.

Machine gun hot!
- Rhino when fighting.

The Rhino is a common GDI vehicle unit in Command & Conquer: Rivals.

Background[edit | edit source]

The Rhino is GDI's primary all-terrain scout vehicle. Fast, lightly armored and armed with a M60 machine gun, the Rhino is useful in both anti-infantry and anti-aircraft operations.

Abilities[edit | edit source]

  • Strong against infantry Can target vehicles Strong against aircraft
  • Can attack both Air and Ground units.

Game unit[edit | edit source]

Early game unit that can do it all. Can deal with with all early game infantry and can even punch above it's weight against light vehicles, like Attack bikes. It's rapid fire and ability to target air makes it especially useful against Drone swarm and Laser drones.

Being a jack-of-all-trades unit, overlevelled Rhino is especially devastating. The levels advantage can make them superior to any early game unit, even vehicles, requiring heavy hitting anti-vehicles to deal with them. Even without level advantage, the Rhino is difficult to deal with for aggro decks.

Rhinos play well with Pitbulls, both of which originate from War factory and can deal with all types of units, but in the early game this pair is a bit expensive to field.

Rhinos are most vulnerable to tanks, but even heavy anti-infantry like Mutant marauders will make short work of them. During the late game Rhino will struggle against the heavy hitting units with high health, but is quite effective against Confessors.

Decks[edit | edit source]

Colonel Jackson  
Riflemen Missile Squad Rhino Pitbull Talon Orca Bomber
Dr. Liang  
Missile Squad Sniper Team Rhino Pitbull Talon Mohawk Gunship
Colonel Jackson  
Riflemen Missile Squad Rhino Pitbull Slingshot Kodiak

Changelog[edit | edit source]

  • 2018-06-15: Damage vs Infantry increased to 70 (was 65)
  • 2018-06-28:
    • Rate of fire increased by 33%
    • Initial attack delay reduced to 0.25 seconds (was 0.5 seconds)
  • 2018-07-03: Attack Duration increased to 0.75 seconds (was 0.6)
  • 2018-11-06:
    • HP decreased to 1650 (Was 1800)
    • Attack Speed slowed down to 1s (was 0.75s)
    • Damage:
      • to Infantry increased to 80 (was 71)
      • to Vehicles increased to 60 (was 50)
      • to Air increased to 82 (was 65)
  • 2019-12-18: Attack speed increased to 0.85 (was 1.0)
  • 2019-03-13: Vision Reduced to 2 (was 3)
  • 2019-04-03: Attack Cooldown decreased to 0.75 (was 0.85)
  • 2019-06-27: Health decreased to 1611 (was 1650)

Quotes[edit | edit source]

When created[edit | edit source]

  • Ready for action
  • Awaiting orders
  • Gas tank is full

When selected[edit | edit source]

  • Awaiting orders
  • Yes, sir!
  • Wheals at the ready
  • Reporting

When moving[edit | edit source]

  • Scouting
  • You got it
  • I'm on it
  • Moving out

When moving to attack favorably[edit | edit source]

  • Taking them down!
  • Lock and load
  • Let's get them!

When moving to attack neutral[edit | edit source]

  • Attacking
  • Yes, sir
  • Acknowledged
  • Rolling out

When moving to attack unfavorably[edit | edit source]

  • Tough match-up
  • This is gonna be bad
  • Might need backup

When unable to attack target[edit | edit source]

  • No can do
  • Negative
  • Wish I could

When attacking[edit | edit source]

  • Machine gun hot!
  • Running them down
  • Opening fire!
  • Leading the charge

When under attack[edit | edit source]

  • We're under fire
  • We're outgunned!
  • Not gonna make it!

Videos[edit | edit source]

Intel Report on Rhino

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • It is most likely based upon the Humvee from Command & Conquer (1995), but altered potentially to avoid copyright issues with AM General, the company that produces real-life Humvees.
  • Initially a scout unit, but once War dogs were introduced, it lost it's scouting role and got it's sigh range reduced to 2.
  • Professional. Female.
  • No special idle animations.

See also[edit | edit source]

  • Buggy — Nod counterpart to the Rhino.

References[edit | edit source]

CNCR GDI logo.png Global Defense Initiative Rivals Arsenal CNCR GDI logo.png