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Spy (Red Alert 3)

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Spy

Unit
Affiliation

Allies

Role

Infiltration unit

Armament

Sniper rifle (when inside Multigunner turret and Multigunner IFV)

Tier

2

Properties
Hit points

75

Armour type

BaseInfantryArmor (100% Sniper, 20% Cannon, 20% Rocket, 100% Gun, 100% Melee, 150% Auto Cannon, 100% Concussive, 100% Explosive, 10% Flak, 100% Prism, 1000% Tesla, 100% Radiation)

Amphibious

Yes

Production
Cost

1000

Build time

0:10

Produced by

Boot Camp

Requires

Heightened Clearance

Combat
Ground attack

No

Land speed

50

Sea speed

50

Attack range

Infinite (Disguiser)

Sight range
  • 200 (vision)
  • 500 (shroud reveal range)

Spies were Allied infiltrators employed during the Third World War and The Uprising.

Background[edit | edit source]

Allied spies were masters of disguise, capable of impersonating any friendly or enemy infantry, granting them access to the most heavily guarded enemy bases. While inside, spies were able to sabotage infrastructure in a number of ways, such as disrupting a base's power supply, stealing resources from an enemy refinery, or disabling the enemy's high-tech units and production.

In addition, it was standard operating procedure for spies to carry large sums of cash for bribing enemy troops. The spy's innate knowledge of human psychology, coupled with a surplus of foreign currency, makes a persuasive combination that even the most powerful enemy units have difficulty resisting. In practice, spies may cause large numbers of enemy forces to suddenly turn on their former commanders.

However, spies were trained to operate without any conventional weapons and their only defense was to avoid detection. In addition, modern armies have specially-trained units that can detect spies even when disguised. Some of these, such as attack dogs and Soviet war bears, were also trained to deal with spies in an efficient, if somewhat messy, fashion.

Abilities[edit | edit source]

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Bribe At the cost of $1000 credits, the player can use the spy's Bribe ability to convert all nearby enemy ground units to their cause. Will not work on commandos, heroic units and some other units such as certain naval units.

Infiltration Effects[edit | edit source]

  • Production facility: Temporarily disables production
  • Power structure: Temporarily reduces power to zero, slowing down production and disabling all base defenses and super weapons
  • Ore refinery: Steal up to 2000 credits, cannot steal more than what the enemy owns
  • Construction Yard and expansion structure: Temporarily disables enemy radar and reveals what the enemy can see
  • Technology structure: Temporarily disables all tier 3 units, causes tier 3 aircraft (i.e. Kirov Airships) to crash
  •  Super Weapon: Resets timer

Quotes[edit | edit source]

Upon exiting the Boot Camp[edit | edit source]

  • Ready to infiltrate!

Selected[edit | edit source]

  • Spy ready!
  • Agent here.
  • What news, my friend?
  • Good day, sir.
  • Disguised ready!
  • Commander?
  • Mission, sir?
  • Give me a plan!
  • Have a disguise in mind?

Selected while disguised[edit | edit source]

  • Under cover!
  • Like my new look?
  • Watch out for scouts!
  • I don't like bears.
  • Quickly now, before I'm spotted.
  • How's the disguise holding up?

Moving[edit | edit source]

  • Of course sir.
  • For King and Country!
  • Yes sir.
  • On my way.
  • Operation under way.
  • Yes, I copy.
  • Indeed.
  • Yes commander.
  • Is it clear?
  • Remember - I'm unarmed.
  • Cheers.
  • On it, like a bonnet!

Moving to land[edit | edit source]

  • I trust the coast is clear?
  • Ahh, a day at the beach.
  • Have my towel ready?

Moving to water[edit | edit source]

  • Ahh, refreshing!
  • Wet suit ready.
  • Will my hair get wet?
  • Yes, I could go for a dip.

Garrisoning Structure[edit | edit source]

  • I'll meet you in the lobby,
  • Luxury suite, if you don't mind?
  • Top floor, please!?

When infiltrate[edit | edit source]

  • I'll make myself at home!
  • Hmm, don't mind if I do!
  • I'll have a look around!
  • Stand by for infiltration.
  • You like that one aye?
  • I'll see what I can do!
  • Let's see what they've got!
  • A good plan, I might add!.

When bribing[edit | edit source]

  • Come on, fight for the winning team!
  • Every man has his price!
  • We pay handsomely!

Under fire[edit | edit source]

  • Ahh, what happened to the plan?
  • Where's my escape route?
  • Hello? I'm ready for the rescue team!
  • I've been spotted!
  • They found me out!
  • It's a trap!
  • I'm unarmed!
  • Could use some evac!

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Videos[edit | edit source]

Surveillance Footage

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Spy can gain veterancy by pick up veterancy crates or being trained after occupying Veteran Academies.
  • The spy seems to be based of James Bond, due to the unmistakable British accent.

See Also[edit | edit source]

RA3 Emblem Allies.png Allied Red Alert 3 Arsenal RA3 Emblem Allies.png