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- Surveyor

The Surveyor is a rapid deployment vehicle used by GDI to during the Third Tiberium War.


Essentially, it is a large deployable truck, which establishes a small outpost once the order was given. The outposts grant limited ground control, enough to erect structures with the aid of the Construction Yard or a Crane.

Superficially, it is nearly identical to the MCV used by GDI during the First Tiberium War, albeit smaller.


Call for transport
Deploy This ability orders the Surveyor to unpack into an Outpost. It can only be issued on flat terrain and once given, cannot be revoked. Surveyor deployment is permanent (Ctrl+S).
Call for transport
Call for transport If an Airfield is deployed, Surveyor can call in a V-35 Ox Transport for pickup for a small fee of $200. This ability has a 2 minute cooldown (Ctrl+A).

Game unit

Surveyors lack weapons, speed and armour. Therefor, it's easy prey for any enemies lurking nearby and can't be relocated once it's deployed. However, following deployment it gains the ability to detect stealthed units, provides a small area of construction space and can be repaired like any other building.



When created

  • Ready for base expansion!
  • I'll find us a location!

When selected

  • Let's have a look around!
  • Surveyor!
  • We'll find some new land!
  • Need some more space?
  • What do you have in mind?
  • Let's see what's out there!

When moving

  • Not bad!
  • How's it over here?
  • This may work!
  • Let's check it out!
  • Sure thing!
  • Okay!
  • Gotcha!
  • Take your time!

When retreating

  • Got to be safe there!
  • A little help here?


See also

Join the Global Defense Initiative! Global Defense Initiative Third Tiberium War Arsenal We save lives!