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Overview

The Monkey Engineer is a tower which wields a nail gun and possesses the ability to deploy sentries automatically. The cost of the Monkey Engineer is $470.

Upgrades

Monkey Engineer
Sentry Turrets
Places Sentries that provide bloon defense
$530
Tier 1
Total cost: $1,000
Unlock the challenge for this tower by unlocking 5M (Omega Tech).

Complete the challenge to unlock 3S (Sentry Drones).

Fast Engineering
Places Sentries more often
$350
Tier 2
Total cost: $1,350
Shield Buster
Sentries shoots shield-busting projectiles
$750
Tier 3L
Total cost: $2,100
Super Nail Gun
Nails can pop up to 8 bloons
$550
Tier 3M
Total cost: $1,900
Cleansing Gun
Cleans and pops bad bloons
$1,100
Tier 3R
Total cost: $2,450
Sentry Drones
Flying high, popping bloons fast
$1,800
Total cost: $3,150
Rank 27
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EMP Grenade
Completely disable shields and static bloons
$2,500
Tier 4L
Total cost: $4,600
Rank 27
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Super Sentries
Super Sentries fire much faster
$1,200
Tier 4M
Total cost: $3,100
Rank 27
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Purification SMG
Clean much more bloons
$3,500
Tier 4R
Total cost: $5,950
Rank 27
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Nanobots
Fully Controlled, automated destruction
$13,500
Total cost: $16,650
Rank 51
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Grid-Lock
Disables most shields and stuns bloons
$5,000
Tier 5L
Total cost: $9,600
Rank 51
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Omega Tech
The strongest tech available
$12,000
Tier 5M
Total cost: $15,100
Rank 51
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Bloon Bustin' Containment Unit
Does what you'd think it does
$7,500
Tier 5R
Total cost: $13,450
Rank 51
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The Machine
Activates the kill switch on all machines
$27,000
Total cost: $43,650

Total BP.png to fully unlock: 73

Tips

  • Left path turrets shoot nails that splash on impact, hitting bloons in a small radius.
  • 3L turrets do +2 damage to shield bloons, while 4L turrets do +4 damage to shield bloons.
  • Grid-Lock affects the entire track, contrary to the ability's appearance.
  • Can pop camo with 5M and any right upgrade or stacked upgrade.
  • Can pop lead with 4S, 5S, all left upgrades, the nail gun for 3M and 4M, the nail gun and turrets for 5M, the foam from all right upgrades, and the sentries from 3S.
  • The foam from the right path upgrades can permanently remove camo, regrow and lead modifiers from affected bloons.
  • Can damage HTAs with 4S, 5S, all left upgrades, and the foam from all right upgrades.

Advantages/Disavantages

Advantages

  • Left path is great against Shield and Static bloons.
  • Middle and Stack paths have great popping power.
  • Right path can remove bloon modifiers.

Disadvantages

  • Underwhelming until upgraded.
  • Kinda expensive.
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