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How to Lay Defences in Company of Heroes 3

Company of Heroes 3

Do you need some guidance on how to lay defences in Company of Heroes 3? Here’s everything you need to know.

A recurrent theme of Company of Heroes 3 is terrain control. Control the terrain, control the battlefield, win the war. But sometimes the terrain isn’t best suited to you. Luckily, you can do what we humans do best: change the terrain to suit you, by laying defences. And so, here’s how to lay defences in Company of Heroes 3.

To lay defences in Company of Heroes 3 you will need your factions engineer style unit. By clicking on ‘Strategic Defences’ at the bottom-right of the screen (or pressing ‘S’) you will see a plethora of different style defences you can lay. By hovering over each choice, you will be given a description and their cost in resources (some are free) and time to lay.

Simply click on the required defence (or its corresponding hotkey shown) and click where on the battlefield you want it be laid. The engineer unit will then go about making these defences with each section taking the time shown. Be warned, however: they will be defenceless while doing so. You’ll need to either provide covering fire or ensure their position is safe.

These actions have no finite amount, meaning you can do this as often as needed. You just need to have an alive engineer unit and the required resources.

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