Rapid Reload is an upgrade for the Mortar Tower in BTD4 and BTD5 that makes it fire faster. It costs $170 on Easy, $200 on Medium, and $215 on Hard in BTD4. In BTD5 it is the first tier upgrade on Path 2, costing $210 on Easy, $250 on Medium, and $270 on Hard and $300 on Impoppable. In BTD6 it is the second tier upgrade on Path 2, costing $425 on Easy, $500 on Medium, and $540 on Hard and $600 on Impoppable.

In BTD6, Rapid Reload increases the attack speed of the Mortar Monkey by around +39%, for around +85% attack speed compared to a normal Mortar Monkey.

Version History (BTD6)[edit | edit source]

21.0
  • Nerf.png Explosion random deviation radius increased (18 --> 30)
  • Buff.png Attack speed without Path 2 upgrades increased (2.2s --> 2.0s)
  • Buff.png Attack speed with Faster Reload increased (1.54s --> 1.5s)
  • Nerf.png Attack speed with Rapid Reload decreased (1.07s --> 1.08s)

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Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Throughout the series, the Rapid Reload upgrade has always become more expensive. Similar pattern occurs for Crow's Nest; coincidentally they both debuted in BTD4.
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