For lore about ziggurats, see Ziggurat.
Faction Undead Scourge
Hit points 600
Upgrades to Spirit Tower, Nerubian Tower
Gold 150 Gold
Lumber 50 Lumber
Food Produces 10 Food
Build time 50 sec.
Hotkey Z
Armor Type Fortified
Armor 5
Day Sight 160
Night Sight 60
This article contains lore taken from Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos, Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne, the manuals, and/or official bonus maps.

The Ziggurats are towers of the ancient spider kingdom of Azjol-Nerub are called into service once again to provide a source of raw energy for undead forces. Several ziggurats are required to sustain a high number of Scourge warriors. In time, these towers can be further empowered to provide protection.[1] They can be upgraded to Spirit Towers or Nerubian Towers. The only visible difference between the three types is the crystal above them.

Spells and abilities

Hidden abilities

Blight Growth
Creates Blight around the building once if finished construction.
Blight grows within a 76.8 area radius.

Patch changes

  • WC3tFT-logo.png Patch 1.22 (2008-06-30): Armor increased to 5 from 1.
  • WC3tFT-logo.png Patch 1.15 (2004-05-10): Armor decreased to 1 from 5.