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In Warcraft 3 there are three resources: Gold, Lumber and Food.

These resources are mainly used to train units, construct buildings and research upgrades.

Mostly Undead also use corpses to their benefit, especially to raise skeletons.


Main Article: Upkeep

Upkeep is the taxation of gold income. The level of upkeep depends on the player's population.


Main Article: Tier

Tier is the current upgrade state of a player's main building.

Day/Night Cycle[edit]

Main Article: Daytime

The time of the day is very important in Warcraft 3 as day and night each causes certain advantages and disadvantages.