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For the BTD1-BTD5 counterparts, see Extra Range Tacks.
Tacks fly out further than normal.
~ In-game Description

Long Range Tacks is the 1st upgrade of Path 2 for the Tack Shooter in Bloons TD 6. This upgrade makes the Tack Shooter shoot further, by +4 to be precise. In addition, this upgrade also grants +10 pierce to Ring of Fire or Inferno Ring for 70 pierce instead of the default 60.

It costs $85 on Easy, $100 on Medium, $110 on Hard, $120 on Impoppable.



Full Popology[]


The following is a list of statistics of a Tack Shooter with Faster Shooting. 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
  • Tacks:
    • Projectile, sharp type, detects partial hitbox, 8 per shot, 27 range, 1.4s attack cooldown, 1 damage, 1 pierce.
Crosspathing interactions
  • x-1-x: Almost every upgrade gains additional +4 range, with a few exceptions:
    • ≥4-1-0:
      • Also increases pierce to 70 (+10) instead of 60 from the previous 4-0-0.

Damage Types[]

See also: Damage Types/Bloons TD 6/Primary

The following are a list of wiki-written damage types associated by a Tack Shooter with Faster Shooting. 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)
  • Tacks:
    • Sharp Type (pops Black, White, Purple) Sharp
    • Orbital Spray (spray of 8) Orbital Spray x8
    • Straight Attack Straight Attack



Adding more range can be useful, but it's not very useful in itself.


  • It's a bit too expensive for a simple small range upgrade. Other upgrades would be preferred unless opting for its successor Super Range Tacks.

Version History[]

  • Buff Affected by base Tack Shooter attack speed buff
  • Buff Now also gives Ring of Fire with +10 pierce on top of an existing range boost.


Official artwork[]


  • The first range upgrade for the Tack Shooter was only ever changed to "Long Range Tacks" in BTD6. In all other instances except BTD3, the name was "Extra Range Tacks". In BTD3, it was "Longer Range".