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  • A Monkey Farmer on the track.
  • Monkey Farmer collecting bananas from close-by Banana Farms
  • Monkey Farmer icon
  • The radius of a Monkey Farmer
Tired of picking up all those bananas yourself? So is this guy but at least he's paid to do it. Farmer will auto-gather all bananas in his radius so you don't have to.
~ Bloons TD 5 Deluxe Description
The Banana Farmer doesn't believe in popping Bloons, but he's an expert when it comes to collecting bananas. Place him near your Banana Farms and he'll save you from the trouble of manually collecting the bananas.
~ BMC Mobile Description

The Monkey Farmer (or Banana Farmer on mobile) is a new special agent that appears in Bloons TD 5 Deluxe, Bloons TD 5 Mobile, and Bloons TD Battles Mobile. It only costs Monkey Dollar40 making it one of the cheapest special agents in the game (the others being Pontoon and Portable Lake). It collects bananas (or boxes) within its large range from Banana Farms, crates dropped by Supply Drop Snipers, and also the crate dropped by the Heli Pilot's Support Chinook on BTD5 Mobile. It's particularly useful if you want to focus on using your Dartling Guns while having Banana Farms too. You need to place it 50 times in order to get the Monkey Farmer Pro (Total cost of Monkey Dollar2000).

More recently, on March 2016, the Monkey Farmer became a tower for Bloons Monkey City Mobile. However, it costs $1.99 USD for each Banana Barn and the Farmer itself is free to place when capturing tiles. Along with its original ability of collecting bananas and crates in-game, each Banana Barn building purchased provides a 10% increased capacity to each Banana Farm in the city, thus the effect can stack with other Barns.

On October 27th 2016, the Monkey Farmer became available on Bloons TD Battles Mobile as a one-use tower, and costs Medallion Icon100 each. It can be used only if the player chooses Banana Farms along the battle.

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Bloons Tower Defense 5 - BTD5 Deluxe - NEW! Special Agent - Monkey Farmer

Monkey Farmer demonstration

TriviaEdit

  • Oddly, even though it says that the Monkey Farmer is tired of picking up bananas, in its artwork he appears to be very happy (since he's being paid to do it; his salary does not affect your income, though).
  • It was released again in Bloons TD 5 Mobile because it is much harder to tap the bananas instead of moving your mouse on them and can be pretty risky because sometimes a tap might miss a banana and can spoil.
  • Monkey Farmer can farm Bloon Traps that are full and the Care Packages dropped by the Support Chinook and the Supply Drop Ability.
    • Farmers cannot farm Bloon Traps on the Steam PC Version.
  • Oddly enough, this tower is one of the two special agents that are monkeys, the other being Super Monkey Storm.
  • This is probably one of the most useful towers in-game, because of its cheapness and function.
  • The Monkey Farmer used to be able to "steal" bananas from another person in Co-Op, though this is now patched.
  • Even though it doesn't attack bloons, Monkey Sub with Advanced Intel still attacks bloons within its range.
    • This might be a clue due to the Pro version which shoots banana peels on the track, and the Farmer's range prior to being Pro is used to collect bananas.
  • A fully-upgraded Al's Custom Chippers will mostly obsolete this agent, since it makes Bloonchippers suck in bananas, but only if the Specialty building is active.
    • It may be efficient only if the given Specialty Building is a better choice in case of limited tower selection.
  • In Bloons Monkey City Mobile, if you have the Banana Replicator special item which increases the capacity of the player's first Farm by 150 in the city, placing a Banana Barn will give a City cash115 capacity increase to the first Farm instead of 100.
  • Although Farmers does not pop any Bloons, they have do have a pop count in their tower interface.

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