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Decapod locomotive
Proclaimed the most powerful locomotive built in the 19th century and the best locomotive in the game.

Key features:

  • Requires no room in depot
  • Never break and never require maintenance
  • Can pull up to 3 carriages
  • Can be hitched to any available carriage in the game.

The Decapod locomotive is one of the most cost-effective train that can pull three carriages, making it the most useful locomotive in the game (though, with Premium class cargo carriages, Mallet is the most cost-effective train in the game). 

Carriages

The Decapod locomotive can be hitched to all carriages.

Research

Initial research for Decapod is not required. The following research options are possible:

Blueprints Time-icon Speedup-icon
Comfy-cabin 1,500 6:00:00 750 Blueprints
Powerful-engine 2,000 12:00:00 1,000 Blueprints
Efficient-burner 2,500 24:00:00 1,250 Blueprints

Upgrade and Statistics

Craft/Upgrade Train-length-icon Capacity-icon Reliability-icon Speed-icon Chance-icon
Crafting-icon
- 3 100% 100% 10
Comfy-cabin 290 Titanium-icon 2 Crankshaft 1 Superheater 3 100% 100% 35
Powerful-engine 50 Crystal-icon 1 Reducer 1 Crank-gear 3 100% 110% 35
Efficient-burner 100 Crystal-icon 1 Buffer 1 Compound 3 150% 110% 35
Max-up-medal
Once all possible Upgrades have been installed, you will receive the following for its Perfection:
5,000 Xp-icon 1 Outstanding-parts 30 Crystal-icon


Cost

Decapod sale

It can be purchased for 335 gold, and many players avoid spending their gold on anything else. It can also be purchased for cash, and about once a month there is a 50% off sale. Occasionally on sale for cash (most recently for US$8.59).

A Decapod is also the prize for the Daily Bonus on Day 30 (and if you go through the full 90 day bonus cycle, also on Day 120)

The only locomotive which is better is the Hurricane, which can also pull three carriages, and has the added bonus of granting more chances to obtain managers and items. But the Hurricane can only be purchased with actual currency, and at US$56, it is not even remotely worth it.

Maintenance & Dismantling

A Decapod may be Dismantled for random Parts:

Crankshaft Gearing Chain Pump Thermostat

References

Start a Discussion Discussions about Decapod locomotive

  • Decapod Help please reply asap!?

    3 messages
    • I tried that too. It's only half price for real money, it seems. no option to pay 177 Gold, unfortunately..
    • Yes, this offer comes around every 6-8 weeks. It is only for cash, there is never a "177 gold" option.

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