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The mortar launcher is a manually targeted tower that deals area damage. Costs $720.


Mortar Launcher
Faster Firing
Shoots faster
Tier 1
Total cost: $1,140
Unlock the challenge for this tower by unlocking 5R (Pop and Awe).

Complete the challenge to unlock 3S (Mortar Battery +).

Bigger Explosions
Tier 2
Total cost: $1,640
Sets the track on fire
Tier 3L
Total cost: $2,940
Deep Impact
Does 3 layers of damage
Tier 3M
Total cost: $4,240
Mortar Battery
Three times the speed
Tier 3R
Total cost: $3,890
Mortar Battery +
Shoots faster and with extra smaller explosions
Tier 3S
Total cost: $4,190
Rank 34
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Burning Blast
Bigger fire blast can roast several bloons
Tier 4L
Total cost: $7,340
Rank 34
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The Big One
Very big explosion that pops 5 layers
Tier 4M
Total cost: $13,240
Rank 34
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Staggered Explosives
Knocks bloons back
Tier 4R
Total cost: $6,890
Rank 34
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Carpet Bombing
Explosions in 4 directions
Tier 4S
Total cost: $11,890
Rank 58
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Set an entire section of the map on fire
Tier 5L
Total cost: $15,840
Rank 58
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Ion Cannon
Orbital Satellite sends down an ultra light beam
Tier 5M
Total cost: $38,740
Rank 58
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Pop and Awe
Stuns and pops bloons for 6 seconds
Tier 5R
Total cost: $17,390
Rank 58
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Cross Hyper Beam
Four way energy beam
Tier 5S
Total cost: $48,890

Total BP.png to fully unlock: 84


  • Can pop camo, lead, and HTAs by default.
  • The flames from the left upgrades can damage shields. The 5S upgrade is very effective against shields.



  • Can target anywhere regardless of range.
  • Can pop all bloon types with no upgrades needed.


  • Shields are immune to most damage from Mortar Launchers.
  • Fairly expensive.
  • Not very much MOAB popping power.
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