Watch Tower

[e][h] Watch Tower
Unit Information
Built From:
Build Time:
60
W
Requirements:
Cost:
110 80
Hit Points:
500
Armor:
/ 3
Level:
Race:
Sight Range:
1600 / 800
Acquisition Range:
900
Selection Priorty:
2
Classification:
  • Mechanical
Icon
Combat
Damage:
16 - 18
Range:
800
Weapon Type:
missile
0.6
Targets:
  • ground
  • structure
  • debris
  • air
  • item
  • ward

The Watch Tower is a basic defesive structure. With it's high range it can be used to defend against tower rushes. The Reinforced Defenses upgrade changes their armor type to Fortified, making them very hard to kill.

Spells & Abilities[edit]

Blight Dispel Small
Cast Type : Passive
Target Type : No Target
Removes nearby Blight once the building finishes construction.
Area of Effect : 768
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 : 5/12/19 per attack
Upgrade required : Spiked Barricades

Upgrades[edit]

Spiked Barricades
Surrounds Orc buildings with spikes that damage enemy melee attackers.
Researched at : War Mill
 Hotkey : S
Cost : 25 75  Research Time:  60
Damage : 4
Improved Spiked Barricades
Cost : 50 175  Research Time:  75
Requires : Stronghold
Damage : 10
 
Advanced Spiked Barricades
Cost : 75 275  Research Time:  90
Requires : Fortress
Damage : 16
 
Reinforced Defenses
Upgrades Burrows and Watch Towers so that they have Fortified armor.
Researched at : War Mill
 Hotkey : D
Cost : 50 200  Research Time:  60
Requires : Fortress
New Armor Type : Fortified
Old Armor Type : Heavy

Trivia[edit]

  • The Watch Tower has the highest attack rate of all units in the game
  • Its dps is the highest of all Orc units