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For lore about castles, see Castle.
Castle
Race Human
Faction Alliance
Statistics
Hit points 2500
Gold 320 Gold
Lumber 210 Lumber
Food Produces 12 Food
Build time 140 sec.
Repair time 120 sec.
Requires Altar of Kings
Hotkey U
Combat
Armor Type Fortified
Armor 5
Day Sight 90
Night Sight 60
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This article contains lore taken from Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos, Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne, the manuals, and/or official bonus maps.

Castles represent the pinnacle of advanced human civilization. With this advancement comes the ability to support stables for housing the war-steeds of the heroic knights. This progression also allows the building of gryphon aviaries.[1]

Production

Upgrades available

Research
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Backpack

Research
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Backpack

Spells and abilities

Call to Arms

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Call all the nearby peasants to be converted to Militia.
Lasts 45 seconds.

Back to Work

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Call all the nearby Militia to be converted to Peasants.

Call to Arms

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Call all the nearby peasants to be converted to Militia.
Lasts 45 seconds.

Back to Work

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Call all the nearby Militia to be converted to Peasants.

Upgrades

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Improved Masonry
Increases the armor and hit points of Human buildings.
Research Cost Researched At Upgrade Time Effect
125 Gold 50 Lumber Lumber Mill 60 sec. Hit Points: 2750
Armor: 6
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Advanced Masonry
Increases the armor and hit points of Human buildings.
Research Cost Researched At Requirements Upgrade Time Effect
150 Gold 75 Lumber Lumber Mill Keep 75 sec. Hit Points: 3000
Armor: 7
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Imbued Masonry
Further increases the armor and hit points of Human buildings.
Research Cost Researched At Requirements Upgrade Time Effect
175 Gold 100 Lumber Lumber Mill Castle 90 sec. Hit Points: 3250
Armor: 8

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Improved Masonry
Increases the armor and hit points of Human buildings.
Research Cost Researched At Upgrade Time Effect
125 Gold 50 Lumber Lumber Mill 60 sec. Hit Points: 2750
Armor: 6
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Advanced Masonry
Increases the armor and hit points of Human buildings.


Research Cost Researched At Requirements Upgrade Time Effect
150 Gold 75 Lumber Lumber Mill Keep 75 sec. Hit Points: 3000
Armor: 7
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Imbued Masonry
Further increases the armor and hit points of Human buildings.
Research Cost Researched At Requirements Upgrade Time Effect
175 Gold 100 Lumber Lumber Mill Castle 90 sec. Hit Points: 3250
Armor: 8

Patch changes

  • WC3tFT-logo.png Patch 1.25b (2011-03-08): Masonry Upgrade health boost decreased to 10% from 20% for all 3 levels.
  • WC3tFT-logo.png Patch 1.10 (2003-07-03):
    • The Frozen Throne
      • Human masonry upgrade cost reduced to 100/25, 125/50 and 150/75 from 100/100, 125/175, 175/250.
  • WC3RoC-logo.png Patch 1.04c (2003-01-30): Fixed an issue that allowed players to keep Castles and Keeps alive for abnormal lengths of time while those buildings were under attack.
  • WC3RoC-logo.png Patch 1.01 (2002-07-05): Hit points increased to 2500 from 2000.

See also

Gallery

References

 
  1. ^ Warcraft III manual, pg. 76.
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