AffiliationAperture Science, Combine
Date of BirthUnknown
EquipmentTarget Laser

The turret is featured in both Portal and the Half-Life series.

These shiny white oblong pods have a red seek light and are normally found in a dormant state. When intruders are detected, they activate and actively seek for targets. They fire a machine gun like projectile at high speed.

[edit] In Portal

In Portal the turrets are very fragile and have a very upbeat, friendly personality. They often quip different humourous statements such as:

"I don't hate you" (when you defeat them) and "Time to sleep" (when they go from active state to a dormant state).

Defeating the turrets is very easy. If they are pushed over they fire wildly for a moment before shutting down. A turrent will only detect you from its front. There are 3 simple strategies for overcoming turrets:

  1. Portal behind them and tip them over
  2. Open a portal above them and drop something (such as a Companion Cube) on them.
  3. Open a portal beneath them in order to drop them somewhere else.

Half Life
Gordon Freeman, Alyx Vance, Barney Calhoun, Eli Vance, Dog, Wallace Breen, Combine, Isaac Kleiner, Judith Mossman, G-Man, Father Grigori, Combine Zombie, Stalker, Resistance, Turret
Chell, GLaDOS, Weighted Companion Cube, Turret
Team Fortress
Heavy, Pyro, Scout, Medic, Engineer, Sniper, Spy, Demoman, Soldier

Half Life
.357 Magnum, AR2 Pulse Rifle, Crossbow, Crowbar, Gravity Gun, Mega Gravity Gun, Pistol, RPG, SMG, Shotgun, Tau Cannon, .357 Revolver,
Portal Gun, Turret, Rocket Turret
Team Fortress
Scattergun, Pistol, Bat, Rocket Launcher, Shotgun, Shovel, Flamethrower, Backburner. Flare Gun, Fire Axe, Axtinguisher, Grenade Launcher, Stickybomb Launcher, Bottle, Minigun, Natascha, Sandvich, Fists, K.G.B, Wrench, Syringe Gun, Blutsauger, Medigun, Kritzkrieg, Bonesaw, Übersaw, Sniper Rifle, Submachine Gun, Kukri, Revolver, Electro Sapper, Knife

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