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For the player, see ForTreSs.
[e][h] Fortress
Building Information
Built From:
Build Time:
325 190
Food supplied:
900 / 600
Selection Priorty:
  • TownHall
  • Mechanical
Unlocked Tech:
Upgrades available:
Pathing Map

Upgrade to Fortress to enable the production of additional types of structures and units.

Spells & Abilities[edit]

Blight Dispel Large
Cast Type : Passive
Target Type : No Target
Removes nearby Blight once the building finishes construction.
Area of Effect : 960
Notes : Only blight that was created by buildings and has no source buildings nearby can be removed with this ability.
Spiked Barricades
Cast Type : Passive
Target Type : No Target  Damage Type:  Magic
Enemy melee units attacking the building take damage.
Targets Allowed : Enemy
Spike Damage : 5 per attack plus 20/50% of the attacker's damage
Upgrade required : Spiked Barricades
Return Gold and Lumber
Cast Type : Passive
Serves as a drop-off point for harvested gold and lumber.


Spiked Barricades
Surrounds Orc buildings with spikes that damage enemy melee attackers. Deals 5 damage per attack plus an additional X % of the attacker's damage.
Researched at : War Mill
 Hotkey : S
Cost : 25 75  Research Time:  60
Base Damage : 5 per attack
Additional Damage : 20% of the attacker’s damage
Improved Spiked Barricades
Cost : 50 100  Research Time:  75
Requires : Stronghold
Base Damage : 5 per attack
Additional Damage : 50% of the attacker’s damage

Version History[edit]

Balance Patch History
Patch Version Balance Changes
  • Buff Great Hall supply granted increased from 10 to 11.
  • Buff The experience bonus for having a single Hero and owning a tier-2 or tier-3 town hall has been increased to +15%/+30% from +10%/+20%.
  • Buff Tier 3 town halls all cost 20 lumber and 20 gold less.
  • Neutral At tiers 2 and 3, a player who owns only one Hero (dead Heroes count) will gain bonus experience. This bonus is 10% at tier 2, and 20% at tier 3. This affects all experience gain--both from killing creeps and enemy units.