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Overview

The Heli-Pilot is a flying monkey that shoots 2 darts at a time at bloons within its range and follows the mouse. Costs $1250.

Upgrades

Heli Pilot
Quad Darts
Shoots out four darts
$900
Tier 1
Total cost: $2,150
Unlock the challenge for this tower by unlocking 5L (Pestilence).

Complete the challenge to unlock 3S (Railgun Plus).

Quintuple Spin
Shoots out five stronger spinning darts
$1,150
Tier 2
Total cost: $3,300
Rail Gun
Powerful concentrated energy attack
$2,500
Tier 3L
Total cost: $5,800
Razor Rotors
Quickly pops bloons closeby the tower
$2,400
Tier 3M
Total cost: $5,700
Down Draft
Blows bloons away
$1,900
Tier 3R
Total cost: $5,200
Railgun Plus
Shoots wider railgun beams and faster
$3,600
Tier 3S
Total cost: $6,900
Rank 37
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Bloon Gas
East away at closeby bloons
$4,500
Tier 4L
Total cost: $10,300
Rank 37
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Apache Dartship
Shoots much faster + Explosives
$17,900
Tier 4M
Total cost: $23,600
Rank 37
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Support Chinook
Gives money, lives, and prevents stun
$6,000
Tier 4R
Total cost: $11,200
Rank 37
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Rail Minigun Plus
Ultra fast railgun lasers
$16,300
Total cost: $23,200
Rank 61
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Pestilence
Creates an inhospitable area
$9,000
Tier 5L
Total cost: $19,300
Rank 61
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Flying Fortress
All in One Destroyer
$49,500
Tier 5M
Total cost: $73,100
Rank 61
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Relief Aid
Temporarily gives you +6000 lives, you keep 100
$13,000
Tier 5R
Total cost: $24,200
Rank 61
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Giga Drill Beam
Ultra Strong Beams + Mega Drill Beam
$53,300
Total cost: $76,500

Total BP.png to fully unlock: 88


Tips

  • Can pop camo by default.
  • Can pop lead with all upgrades tier 3 and beyond.
  • Can damage HTAs with the rail gun and gas for the left upgrades, the rotors for the middle upgrades, 4M, and 5M.
  • 5R ability gives 6000 lives, then 300 frames later (10 seconds at normal speed), removes 5900 lives, leaving you with 1 if you had less than 5901 left.
  • 3R can infinite stall bloons, but sometimes causes a regrow farm.

Advantages/Disadvantages

Advantages

  • Extremely powerful when upgraded.
  • The helipad can be built anywhere, since the actual damage source follows the mouse.

Disadvantages

  • Expensive.
  • Very weak without upgrades.
  • Weak against high tier MOAB-Class bloons.
  • Requires micromanagement.
  • The helicopters have collision, so you can only build so many before they get in each others' way.

Known bugs

  • Helicopters can stick into the corners or edges of the map, unable to get out.
Towers
Dart Monkey.png Tack Shooter.png
Boomarang Thrower.png Sniper Monkey.png
Ninja Monkey.png Bomb Shooter.png
Monkey Submarine.png Charge Tower.png
Glue Gunner.png Ice Monkey.png
Monkey Buccaneer.png Monkey Engineer.png
Monkey Ace.png Bloonchipper.png
Monkey Alchemist.png Monkey Apprentice.png
Monkey Village.png Banana Tree.png
Mortar Launcher.png Dartling Gun.png
Spike Factory.png Heli Pilot.png
Plasma Monkey.png Super Monkey.png
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