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Is targeting "closest" or "last" ever useful?

Yes there are situations where its useful. For target closest, its useful for slow moving shots that can miss if the target is too far away, such as for the bomb tower. I usually set my bomb towers ...
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What's the difference between "first", "last", "close", and "strong"?

First: Attack the first Bloon on the way to the end. Last: Attack the Last Bloon on the way to the end. Close: Attack the Bloon which is the closest to the Tower. Strong: Attacks the Strongest ...
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Do Robo Monkeys do more damage than Sun Gods?

It's a bit hard to compute, but I'll try my best. According to multiple sources, a single sun ray from the Sun God will pop 15 balloons. The Sun God fires 3 streams total. The Robo Monkey can pop a ...
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How do sacrifices affect the Temple of the Sun God?

The answer in the wiki link is weak, but it links to a forum post that explains To create the most powerful Temple, you need to sacrifice: Missiles: $24000 ($30000) of Mortar and/or Bomb ...
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Does the effect of the Jungle Drums upgrade stack with multiple Monkey Villages?

No matter how many villages you have, this buff, or any buff for that matter, will not stack with multiple villages. 5 villages will have the same effect as one. However, if you have a 4|0 village and ...
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What's the difference between "first", "last", "close", and "strong"?

I set things that are supposed to hit blimps to Strong. For example, a 4/2 Sniper has the Cripple MOAB ability. Or the */3+ Bomb Tower has a bonus against blimps. A Glue Gunner with Corrosive Glue ...
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Is targeting "closest" or "last" ever useful?

Both can be used for their own situations, in many ways (be creative and try to find new ways to use these "unused" targeting patterns). This is an example of how I use closest. I place an ...
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What towers are good for deflection in Bloon Td5?

There is: Ice Tower - Freezes Balloons (keep in mind frozen balloos are not popped by sharp things). Its third upgrade on the path slows nearby balloons and its fourth upgrade gives you the ability ...
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How much health do MOAB class bloons have?

MOAB RBE (Red Bloon Equivalent) is 616. BFB RBE is 3164. ZOMG RBE is 16656. Sometimes it differs from game to game but these are the excepted numbers because it applies to the most amount of ...
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Which upgrade path for banana farm is better? Left or Right?

It depends on the situation. The 2|4 farm is cheaper, and can be bought and paid back sooner. In fact, it's $7500 cheaper than a 4|2. It produces $1180 each round with a 20% interest rate after the ...
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Which tower consumptions benefit a Temple of the Monkey God, and how, exactly?

Sacrifices to the Temple are a complex topic, so I suggest reading this wiki page to get the full picture. The basic rules are: Up to 30,000 worth of Ice Towers can be sacrificed to give ...
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What does the Submarine do in BTD5?

http://bloons.wikia.com/wiki/Monkey_Sub Placed in water, it throws darts on bloons at medium speed(1.32 times/sec). It can be upgraded to have nearly unlimited range (by being able to target all ...
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Is there a strategy for using the Position Buttons?

Which to choose strongly depends on which tower you're using. For towers that does large damage to small number of targets, like snipers and anti-MOAB towers, you want to target strong, since that ...
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Do the Double Shot and Bloonjtsu upgrades pierce more bloons?

Each projectile can hit up to four bloons (the Sharp Shurikens tier two upgrade), reducing each by one layer. So a 2/* can reduce four bloon layers total across four bloons. If it hits just one ...
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Useless upgrades?

I can assure you that a 2|4 Technological Terror is stronger than a 0|4. The left sided upgrades will affect its popping power no matter what. Same goes for the Ray Of Doom. A 4|0 Ray Of Doom can't ...
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Is there a way to disable upgraded special agents?

Unfortunately, no. Once you unlock the Pro Agents, they will remain the Pro variant for as long as you don't reset your progress. The purpose of the Pro Agents is to provide a more useful alternative ...
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Does the effect of the Jungle Drums upgrade stack with multiple Monkey Villages?

No, the Jungle Drums effect doesn't stack. However, on older BTD 5 Mobile versions (and Battles) the MIB Call to Arms boost did stack, being able to make towers shoot up to 60 times per second.
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Are "MOAB SHREDR" Spike factory's faster than 0-2 Spike factory's?

Yes, the right path tier 3 upgrade for a Spike Factory (MOAB-SHREDR) increases the speed as well as the damage to MOAB class bloons. Source: http://btd-5.wikia.com/wiki/Spike_Factory Effect: ...
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What does upgrading a Spike-O-Pult monkey's pierce do?

The 0/1 and 0/2 upgrades add to the total giving the Spike-O-Pult 21 if you have it upgraded to 3/2 just like the add to the total of the 4/0 upgrade Juggernaut changing it from 100 to 103. The extra ...
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Is there a way to restore a save file?

Unless you saved your data to the cloud, there is no way of restoring your levels. There is only a "restore purchases". The only other thing you could do is login to a saved NinjaKiwi profile or ...
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Can a Temple of the Sun God be moved?

I can confirm that the Temple of the Sun God can not be moved by the Helicopter's "move a tower" ability (I just tested it out in Sandbox mode). You can refer to @ChaseC's answer to see how to get two ...
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Anyone has table of piercing and damage for each tower in bloon tower defense?

The best source I've found is a forum post. Here's the content: Dart monkey 0/0: 1 / 11 3/0: 18 / 28 3/1: 19 / 29 3/2: 21 / 31 4/0: 100 / 110 4/1: 101 / 111 4/2: 103 / 113 0/1: 2 ...
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Do you earn interest on unspent money?

In BTD5 you get $99 plus the number of the round, e.g. 100 for round 1, 101 for round 2 ... If you want interest in your money, look at the 2nd upgrade path of Banana Farms Monkey Bank: $3570/$4200/$...
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Do you earn interest on unspent money?

You earn 99 dollars + what round you are on at the end of each level. SOURCE So at the end of level 1, you'd earn 100 dollars. At the end of level 2, you'd earn 101 dollars.
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Do the Double Shot and Bloonjtsu upgrades pierce more bloons?

This upgrade means that more shurikens are thrown, so it can pop more balloons at once. It doesn't pierce through more balloons.
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BTD5—Spike Factories—which upgrade path does the most damage to MOABs?

I found some info on the Wiki and by testing on my mobile(the mechanics should be same on mobile and PC version), so this may be a bit inaccurate, but I think we have a clear winner here: The spiked ...
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Which tower consumptions benefit a Temple of the Monkey God, and how, exactly?

Ice, Glue, Monkey Apprentice, Bomb and Mortar towers have special effects. They all give some power related to what they do individually, Apprentice towers give better tornadoes, Bomb/Mortar gives ...
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Where I can find the Bloons TD 5 Deluxe save file?

You can find the save file for Bloons TD 5 Deluxe (now known as Bloons TD 5 Steam) at the following location: C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\userdata\(your steam ID)\306020\local\data\docs. OldProfile....
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How many times moab maulers or moab shredder is required to pop a zomg?

The same source says ten stacks to bring down a single MOAB. I wouldn't be surprised if they were saying that fourteen towers would bring down a ZOMG and all spawns. Unfortunately, the number isn't ...
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What towers have special effect against ZOMGs?

Towers which affect MOAB class bloons (including ZOMGs) differently than other bloons are: Spike Factories with MOAB SHREDR spikes. MOAB SHREDRs deal 4x damage to MOABs, and the Spike Storm spikes ...
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