|This article has been updated for Kenshi version 0.98.36.|
|“||A new weapon technology that should be more powerful and accurate than crossbow technology can achieve.||”|
Turrets are not reliant on power or ammunition, so players can build them entirely standalone. Players find them to be superior weapons against large enemies, such as base raids and Leviathans. This is especially true when paired with other defenses, such as walls and gates. Turrets can be built mounted on walls and the roofs of many building types.