First introduced in Bloons Tower Defense Battles, heroes have become a staple for the BTD community. Offering a more unique, personalised and more powerful tower, the right hero in the right situation can be epic.
This list will rank all the heroes in Bloons Tower Defense 6, detailing their strengths and highlighting any potential strategies. All heroes are great in different situations but generally, some are just better than others overall, cost effectiveness is also accounted for.
Recognising the correct hero for the most fitting maps will make a huge difference and this list should increase your competence in daily challenges too!
Costs taken from Medium difficulty
6. Striker Jones
Honestly, there’s really no reason to use Striker Jones. He synergises only with explosive towers and even then, his buffs aren’t worth considering. Providing some pretty tiny stats like 5% bonus range, this hero is left on the wayside as others do his job a hundred times better.
His activated ability “Concussive Shell” is his only shining light, stunning all bloon/MOABs for a short period. That doesn’t make up for his horrific weaknesses though!
5. Obyn Greenfoot
Offering a versatile skillset is Obyn Greenfoot, a magical hero who boosts the power of other magical monkey towers. With his price being so low, this hero is a great choice for round 1, as he can pop lead bloons.
Obyn’s two abilities “Brambles” and “Wall of Trees” both place resources onto the track, dealing significant popping power to those unlucky bloons who go near them. The trees also burst into a pile of bananas when they run out!
A great strategy to use is Obyn Greenfoot, a Ninja Monkey and 3 Super Monkeys. The popping power available with this is so high it can complete almost any map on any difficulty!
A slight annoyance are the totems he places, in CHIMPS mode they cannot be sold so placing a tower next to him can be frustrating.
Quincy will be recognised by all players as the hero you start with, and he’s a great choice at all stages of experience. No matter if you’re just getting started in Easy mode, or attacking Intermediate maps in the CHIMPS mode, Quincy can always be relied upon.
A lack of defined strengths plagues this hero though, other choices are better for specific situations. Overall, Quincy is still a hero you should consider.
With a relatively cheap price, Gwendolin is another early choice for starting, or returning players. Shooting fire attacks and giving all nearby towers burn damage on their attacks is great. Some bloons are immune to fire which kind of sucks, so be aware of that.
Gwendolin’s damage output is quite high, placing this hero correctly can result in a huge amount of bloon melting power!
2. Captain Churchill
In terms of raw power, no other hero can match Captain Churchill. More tank that monkey, this hero has an arsenal of machine gun fire and rockets to lay waste to bloons. With built-in camo detection, explosive attacks and a massive range, Churchill is viable at all stages of a map run.
All of this justifies a huge cost, by far the highest cost of any hero available!
Benjamin is the most recent hero to appear in Bloons Tower Defense 6 and is arguably the most unique. Instead of popping bloons, Benjamin will give you a nice income boost at the end of each round. If you can get this tower early into your playthrough, you’ll make your money back sevenfold.
By the time round 40 comes around, Benjamin will have his hacking abilities, making the MOAB produce no bloons upon its death. He’s undoubtedly the best hero available right now!