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Boomerangs fire and travel faster.
~ In-game description

Faster Rangs is the second upgrade in Path 2 for the Boomerang Monkey in Bloons TD 6. It increases projectile speed by 20% as well as attack speed by an additional 33.33%~ (25% reduction in reload time) compared to the previous upgrade, allowing the Boomerang to attack every 0.675 seconds. This equates to ~77.7% increased attack speed or ~43.7% reload time reduction from the base tower.

This upgrade costs $210 on Easy, $250 on Medium, $270 on Hard, and $300 on Impoppable.

Description[]

Appearance[]

This upgrade changes the Boomerang's jumpsuit color from yellow to grey. Additionally, it gains another parallel red stripe on its head.

Mechanics[]

Faster Rangs grants +20% projectile speed and an additional +33% attack speed (0.75x attack cooldown) compared to Faster Throwing, or an attack cooldown of 0.675 seconds. This is an overall 77% attack speed increase from base, or -43.7% attack cooldown.

Targeting Priorities[]

Faster Rangs targets bloons using the standard targeting priorities. It shoots a curved movement projectile.

  • First: Targets the first bloon visible within its range.
  • Last: Targets the last bloon visible within its range.
  • Close: Targets the closest bloon visible within its range.
  • Strong: Targets the strongest bloon visible within its range.

Like all Boomerang Monkeys, Faster Rangs can access Change Hands secondary targeting priority to switch hands, changing the origin and direction of the boomerangs.

Full Popology[]

Statistics[]

The following is a list of statistics of a Boomerang Monkey with Faster Throwing. It includes its base statistics and all associated crosspathing interactions. Expand the box on the right to see further information.

Updated as of Version 27.3
Base stats
  • Boomerang:
    • Projectile, sharp type, detects partial hitbox, 43 range, 0.8s attack cooldown, 1 damage, 4 pierce.
Crosspathing interactions
  • x-2-x:
    • 2-2-0 and 3-2-0:
      • Attacks faster, 0.5858s (-31%) attack cooldown instead of 0.852s from the previous upgrade.
    • ≥4-2-0:
      • Attacks faster, 0.3195s (-25%) attack cooldown instead of 0.426s from the previous upgrade.
    • 0-2-2:
      • Base range increases to 49.5
      • Boomerang deals normal damage type, 2 (+1) damage, 4 pierce.
    • 0-2-4:
      • Knockback Kylie attacks every 5.625s (-25%) instead of 7.5s.
    • 0-2-5:
      • Kylie Boomerang attacks every 0.3994s (-25%) instead of 0.5325s.
      • Knockback Kylie attacks every 2.8125s (-25%) instead of 3.75s.

Damage Types[]

See also: Damage Types/Bloons TD 6/Primary

The following are a list of wiki-written damage types associated by a Boomerang Monkey with Faster Throwing. These damage type statistics include how it attacks and how these attacks would affect bloons. Expand the box on the right to see further information.

Updated as of Version 27.3
Base attack(s)
  • Boomerang:
    • Sharp Type (pops Black, White, Purple) Sharp
    • Single Projectile Single Projectile
    • Curved Attack Curved Attack

Costs[]

Updated as of Version 31.0. Listed prices exclude buffs, sacrifices, and Monkey Knowledge.
Purchase Sell
Costs Easy Medium Hard Impoppable Easy Medium Hard Impoppable
Upgrade (X-2-X) $210 $250 $270 $300 -
Total (0-2-0) $635 $750 $810 $900 $445 $525 $567 $630
Crosspath (1-2-0) $805 $950 $1,025 $1,140 $564 $665 $718 $798
Crosspath (2-2-0) $1,045 $1,230 $1,325 $1,475 $732 $861 $928 $1,033
Crosspath (0-2-1) $720 $850 $920 $1,020 $504 $595 $644 $714
Crosspath (0-2-2) $975 $1,150 $1,245 $1,380 $683 $805 $872 $966

This upgrade's prices (or included crosspath's prices) are affected by the following MK: CheapRangsIcon.png Cheap 'Rangs, BetterSellDealsIcon.png Better Sell Deals

Strategy[]

Summary[]

The faster projectile speed is helpful for catching faster bloons better, while the further increased attack speed increases consistency of each shot.

Tips[]

Version History[]

Faster Rangs gained an attack speed buff to make crosspathing more worthwhile for Boomerang Monkeys, as well as making this upgrade practical.

7.0
  • Buff Faster Rangs now grants bonus attack speed (adds 0.75x attack cooldown on top of the new Faster Throwing attack buff)
  • Nerf Faster Rangs costs more ($120 → $250)
26.0
  • Buff Base Faster Rangs attacks faster (0.8s → 0.675s), due to base Boomerang Monkey attack speed buffs.
Unknown
  • Description changed from "Boomerangs travel around faster" to "Boomerangs fire and travel faster."

Gallery[]

Official artwork[]

Trivia[]

  • The description used to be "Boomerangs travel around faster", but has been changed in Version 9.0 to reflect the new buffs for attack speed.
    • The buffs were actually implemented in Version 7.0, but the description was unchanged until then.
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