An upgraded version of the already fearsome Annihilator Tripod, Reaper Tripods are even more dangerous thanks to Tiberium-charged weaponry. Standing tall on three legs, the menacing Reaper Tripod sports three "arms" each armed with a deadly energy beam capable of slicing through the thickest armor. If it closes in, the Tripod can EMP any vehicular or structural target. For added protection, Reaper Tripods can also be upgraded with Scrin energy shields. Reaper Tripods can also charge their weapons on Tiberium for added firepower. Once destroyed, Tripods leave behind Husks that can be recovered by any commander.
Reaper Tripods can charge their weapons from nearby Tiberium fields or allied Extractors/Refineries, receiving a sizable boost in firepower represented by a green beam. The Tiberium charge inflicts 800 (Cannon) damage every 2 seconds and costs $100 to charge fully. Each shot consumes 10 credits of the stored Tiberium (Ctrl+S).
Uncombine with Buzzers
Orders the Buzzer swarm attached to the vehicle to detach and roam freely (Ctrl+A).
Adding Forcefield Generators equips Reaper Tripod with glowing energy shields for added protection, absorbing up to 2500 points of damage. Shields take 100% damage from all damage types except Sniper (1%). Shields regenerate 2 minutes after being damaged or destroyed (Ctrl+A).
Double the amount of Tiberium that a Reaper Tripod can hold, increasing the amount of charge to 20 shots with the cost to fully charge remaining constant at $100 worth of raw Tiberium. However, the upgrade reduces their damage (Ctrl+F).
The Reaper Tripod is a mutation of the Annihilator Tripod, a result of the Reaper's excessive Tiberium infusions. The Reaper Tripod eclipses the normal Annihilator due to its ability to absorb Tiberium to enhance its conversion beams, similar to the Devourer tank. This weapon can be upgraded with Conversion reserves to accommodate more Tiberium.
The Reaper Tripod can crush most Tier 1 and Tier 2 vehicles as well as heavy infantry by simply walking over them, and can do so without suffering any penalties to movement speed.
Reaper Tripods like the Annihilator tripods can be countered by commandos, infantry and air units. They also leave a husk when destroyed.