Adder

Army: Black Hole
A self-absorbed CO who believes his skills are matchless. Second to Hawke in rank.
Unlock: Complete the Campaign
His own face
Dirty things
Adept at making quick command decisions, he stores up energy for his CO Power more rapidly than other COs do.
Sideslip
Movement range for all units is increased by 1 space.
Sidewinder
All units improve their movement range by 2 spaces.
Power Quote
“Kneel before Adder!”
Victory Quote
“Heh heh heh… What did you expect?”
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Andy

Army: Orange Star
A mechanical boy wonder. Impulsive to a fault, he’s fiercely protective of friends.
Unlock: Available from the start.
Mechanics
Waking up early
No real weaknesses. Proficient with air, sea, and land units. Ready to fight wherever and whenever.
Hyper Repair
Restores 2 HP to all units.
Hyper Upgrade
Restores 5 HP to all units. Firepower rises, and unit movement increases by 1 space.
Power Quote
“It’s time for a tune-up!”
Victory Quote
“All right! And I’ll win next time, too!”
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APC

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The APC is a basic troop-carrying unit. It is lightly armoured and mobile, but has no weapons of its own. It also supports the army by replenishing the supplies of other units.
Price: 5000G Move: 6
Built: Base Move Type: Tread
Vision: 1 Fuel: 70
Ammo: None Consumption: None
Abilities: Supply Restores the fuel and ammo supplies of every unit adjacent to the APC. The APC automatically supplies at the start of a turn, and can also use the command manually.
Transport This unit is capable of transporting other units. It has the Load and Drop commands.
Details
Transports:
Capacity: One Unit
Load/Unload:
Movement Chart

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Primary Weapon: None Secondary Weapon: None

Basic Information


Game Platform:

  • Nintendo Gameboy Advance

Release Dates:

  • Japan: 25th November 2004 (As a compilation in Gameboy Wars 1 & 2 Advance)
  • North America: 24th June 2003
  • Europe: 3rd October 2003

Digital Re-release Dates:
Wii U: Virtual Console

  • Japan: 3rd April 2014 (As a compilation in Gameboy Wars 1 & 2 Advance)
  • North America: 20th August 2015
  • Europe: 2nd July 2015

Other Information:

  • Players: 1 to 4
  • Game Mode: Single Player, Single-System Multiplayer, Multi-Cartridge Multiplayer, Download Multiplayer
  • Wii U VC Game Mode: Single Player, Single-System Multiplayer
  • Accessory Support: Game boy Advance Link Cable

Colin

Army: Blue Moon
Blue Moon’s little rich boy CO. Views Olaf and Grit with awe and admiration.
Unlock: Complete the Blue Moon Campaign, then purchase either Olaf or Grit
Olaf and Grit
Black Hole
The heir to a vast fortune. Purchases all units at a special low price. Troops’ low firepower stems from his lack of experience.
Gold Rush
Increases deployment funds by one and a half times.
Power of Money
Uses wealth to increase the strength of weapons. The more funds available, the stronger the weapons become.
Power Quote
“Don’t underestimate me because I’m new!”
Victory Quote
“Whew… I won! I really won!”
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Damage Chart

Advance Wars 2 Damage Table

 Infantry
(1)
Infantry
(2)
Mechanised Infantry
(1)
Mechanised Infantry
(2)
Recon
(1)
Recon
(2)
Tank
(1)
Tank
(2)
Medium Tank
(1)
Medium Tank
(2)
Neotank
(1)
Neotank
(2)
APC
(1)
APC
(2)
Artillery
(1)
Artillery
(2)
Rocket
(1)
Rocket
(2)
 
Infantry-55-45-12-5-1-1-14-15-25Infantry
Mech Infantry-65-558518556151151752070328535Mech Infantry
Recon-70-65-35-6-1-1-45-45-55-Recon
Tank257525708540556151151754570458555Tank
Medium Tank30105309510545858551451105451054510555Medium Tank
Neotank35125351151256510510751551125651156512575Neotank
Artillery90-85-80-70-45-40-70-75-80-Artillery
Rockets95-90-90-80-55-50-80-80-85-Rockets
Anti-Air105-105-60-25-10-5-50-50-55-Anti-Air
Missiles------------------Missiles
Fighter------------------Fighter
Bomber110-110-105-105-95-90-105-105-105-Bomber
Battle Copter-75-755530556251201602065256535Battle Copter
Battleship95-90-90-80-55-50-80-80-85-Battleship
Cruiser------------------Cruiser
Submarine------------------Submarine
 Anti-Air
(1)
Anti-Air
(2)
Missiles
(1)
Missiles
(2)
Fighter
(1)
Fighter
(2)
Bomber
(1)
Bomber
(2)
Battle Copter
(1)
Battle Copter
(2)
Transport Copter
(1)
Transport Copter
(2)
Battleship
(1)
Cruiser
(1)
Lander
(1)
Submarine
(1)
 
Infantry-5-25-----7-30----Infantry
Mech Infantry6568535-----9-35----Mech Infantry
Recon-4-28-----10-35----Recon
Tank6558530-----10-4015101Tank
Medium Tank105710535-----12-4510453510Medium Tank
Neotank1151712555-----22-5515504015Neotank
Artillery75-80---------40655560Artillery
Rockets85-90---------55856085Rockets
Anti-Air45-55-65-75-120-120-----Anti-Air
Missiles----100-100-120-120-----Missiles
Fighter----55-100-100-100-----Fighter
Bomber95-105---------75859595Bomber
Battle Copter2566535-----65-9525552525Battle Copter
Battleship85-90---------50959595Battleship
Cruiser-----55-65-115-115---90Cruiser
Submarine------------55259555Submarine

The orange star troops are the attacker’s base damage. Blue Moon troops are the target of the attack. (1) represents a primary weapon that uses ammo, (2) represents the secondary machine guns that do not require ammo to fire. You can sort a target by damage taken by clicking the icon along the top row.

Drake

Army: Green Earth
A bighearted former pirate, he often calms the waters between Jess and Eagle.
Unlock: Complete the Green Earth Campaign
The open sea
High Places
Naval units move 1 space more than other armies’ do, and their defenses are higher. Movement isn’t affected by rain.
Tsunami
Causes a tidal wave that does 1 HP to all enemy units and reduces their fuel by half.
Typhoon
Causes a tidal wave that does 2 HP of damage to all enemy units and reduces fuel by half. Hinders enemy movement.
Power Quote
“Wave goodbye to your troops!”
Victory Quote
“Quote”
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Eagle

Army: Green Earth
Green Earth’s daring pilot hero. Joined the air force to honour his father’s legacy.
Unlock: Complete the Green Earth Campaign
Lucky Goggles
Swimming
Air units use less fuel than those of other armies. They have superior offence and defence, too. Weak vs. naval units.
Lightning Drive
Air unit offensive and defensive abilities are increased.
Lightning Strike
Improves offence and defence of all air units. Additionally, all non-infantry units that have carried out orders can move again.
Power Quote
“The Eagle soars above you!”
Victory Quote
“Another victory! Was there ever any doubt?”
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Flak

Army: Black Hole
The strongman of the Black Hole army. Promoted from private by Hawke.
Unlock: Available from the start
Meat
Veggies
High firepower, but he relies solely on strength. His shoddy technique sometimes reduces the damage his units deal.
Brute Force
Increases dispersion of fire. There is a chance of getting a super strong blow, but units’ firepower might suddenly drop instead.
Barbaric Blow
Attack power rises dramatically, but so does the dispersion rate, which affects the amount of damage targets take.
Power Quote
“Why think when you can fight?”
Victory Quote
“What was that? A waste of my time!”
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Grit

Army: Blue Moon
Laid-back style masks his dependability. A peerless marksman. Works well with Olaf.
Unlock: Complete the Blue Moon Campaign
Cats
Rats
Range for distance weapons is 1 space greater than other COs. They cause more damage, too. Weak in direct combat.
Snipe Attack
Increases range of distance weapons by 1 space. Attack strength of these units also increases.
Super Snipe
Distance weapons can shoot 2 spaces farther than normal. They also receive a firepower bonus.
Power Quote
“I reckon it’s about time to take you down!”
Victory Quote
“Not bad, y’all! Don’t be a sore loser!”
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Hachi

Army: Orange Star
Rumoured to be Orange Star’s former chief, he’s closing up shop to hit the battlefield.
Unlock: Complete Hard Campaign
Tea
Medicine
Uses secret trade routes to get lower deployment costs for all units.
Barter
Speaks with such authority that he obtains even lower deployment costs.
Merchant Union
Deployment costs drop. Merchant pals gather from around the globe and help him deploy ground units from any allied property.
Power Quote
“How’s business?”
Victory Quote
“Done already? Better luck next time!”
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Hard Campaign

Hawke

Army: Black Hole
The leader of Black Hole’s 4 COs. He’ll stop at nothing to achieve his goals.
Unlock: Complete the entire Campaign with a B Rank average
Black coffee
Incompetence
All units possess superior firepower. His CO Power builds up more slowly than those of the other COs.
Black Wave
All damaged units recover 1 HP. In addition, all enemy units suffer 1 HP of damage.
Black Storm
All damaged units recover 1 HP. In addition, all enemy units suffer 1 HP of damage.
Power Quote
“Goodbye.”
Victory Quote
“You’re not weak–I’m just way too good!”
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