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Dungeon town on Adventure Map
Dungeon town with Fort, as seen on the Adventure Map. Yellow color on the flags are replaced with the color of corresponding player.

Towns
Castle Castle
Rampart Rampart
Tower Tower
Inferno Inferno
Necropolis Necropolis
Dungeon Dungeon
Stronghold Stronghold
Fortress Fortress
Conflux Conflux

Dungeon is one of the three evil alignment town types. As the manual states, Dungeons towns are built by Warlock and Overlord hero types to act as bases from which to wage campaigns of conquest for wealth and power. Similarly minded creatures are attracted as allies. Other dungeon creatures are in thrall to their masters. Dungeon armies are possessed of a variety of long ranged attacks, have effective damage dealing troops, and have the ability to greatly disrupt the strategies of their enemies. Dungeon represent Nighon.

Dungeon's native terrain is subterranean.

Structures[edit]

Common Buildings:

Dungeon-Specific Buildings:

Dungeon creature dwellings:

  • Warren 14x Troglodyte (50 gold, 700 gold/week) or Infernal Troglodyte (65 gold, 900 gold/week) each week
  • Harpy Loft 8x Harpy (130 gold, 1040 gold/week) or Harpy Hag (170 gold, 1360 gold/week) each week
  • Pillar of Eyes 7x Beholder (250 gold, 1750 gold/week) or Evil Eye (280 gold,1960 gold each week)
  • Chapel of Stilled Voices 4x Medusa (300 gold, 1200 gold/week) or Medusa Queen (330 gold, 1320 gold each week)
  • Labyrinth 3x Minotaur (500 gold, 1500 gold each week) or Minotaur King (575 gold, each 1725 gold/week)
  • Manticore Lair 2x Manticore (850 gold, 1700 gold/week) Scorpicore (1050 gold, 2100 gold each week)
  • Dragon Cave 1x Red Dragon (2500 gold, 1 sulfur each week) or Black Dragon (4000 gold, 2 sulfur each week)
Dungeon town seen from inside
Resource Basic Upgrades All
Gold 39900 26500 112400
Wood 56 36 142
Ore 66 31 142
Crystal 5 9 32
Gem 15 12 45
Mercury 10 12 40
Sulfur 30 30 82
Troop cost/week: 27205 Gold + 4 Sulfur


Heroes[edit]

Name Class Specialty Skill 1 Skill 2
Ajit Ajit  Overlord  Specialty Beholders small.gif  Beholders Basic Leadership  Basic Leadership  Basic Resistance  Basic Resistance 
Arlach Arlach  Overlord  Specialty Ballista small.gif  Ballista Basic Offense  Basic Offense  Basic Artillery  Basic Artillery 
Dace Dace  Overlord  Specialty Minotaurs small.gif  Minotaurs Basic Offense  Basic Offense  Basic Tactics  Basic Tactics 
Damacon Damacon  Overlord  Specialty Gold small.gif  Gold Advanced Offense  Advanced Offense   
Gunnar Gunnar  Overlord  Specialty Logistics small.gif  Logistics Basic Tactics  Basic Tactics  Basic Logistics  Basic Logistics 
Lorelei Lorelei  Overlord  Specialty Harpies small.gif  Harpies Basic Leadership  Basic Leadership  Basic Scouting  Basic Scouting 
Shakti Shakti  Overlord  Specialty Troglodytes small.gif  Troglodytes Basic Offense  Basic Offense  Basic Tactics  Basic Tactics 
Synca Synca  Overlord  Specialty Manticores small.gif  Manticores Basic Leadership  Basic Leadership  Basic Scholar  Basic Scholar 
Mutare Mutare  Overlord  Specialty Dragons small.gif  Dragons Basic Estates  Basic Estates  Basic Tactics  Basic Tactics 
Mutare Drake Mutare Drake  Overlord  Specialty Dragons small.gif  Dragons Basic Estates  Basic Estates  Basic Tactics  Basic Tactics 
Alamar Alamar  Warlock  Specialty Resurrection small.gif  Resurrection Basic Wisdom  Basic Wisdom  Basic Scholar  Basic Scholar 
Darkstorn Darkstorn  Warlock  Specialty Stone Skin small.gif  Stone Skin Basic Wisdom  Basic Wisdom  Basic Learning  Basic Learning 
Deemer Deemer  Warlock  Specialty Meteor Shower small.gif  Meteor Shower Basic Wisdom  Basic Wisdom  Advanced Scouting  Advanced Scouting 
Geon Geon  Warlock  Specialty Eagle Eye small.gif  Eagle Eye Basic Wisdom  Basic Wisdom  Basic Eagle Eye  Basic Eagle Eye 
Jaegar Jaegar  Warlock  Specialty Mysticism small.gif  Mysticism Basic Wisdom  Basic Wisdom  Basic Mysticism  Basic Mysticism 
Jeddite Jeddite  Warlock  Specialty Resurrection small.gif  Resurrection Advanced Wisdom  Advanced Wisdom   
Malekith Malekith  Warlock  Specialty Sorcery small.gif  Sorcery Basic Wisdom  Basic Wisdom  Basic Sorcery  Basic Sorcery 
Sephinroth Sephinroth  Warlock  Specialty Crystal small.gif  Crystal Basic Wisdom  Basic Wisdom  Basic Intelligence  Basic Intelligence 

Creatures[edit]

Name  Town Lvl Att Def Dmin Dmax HP Spd Cost  Special
Troglodyte Troglodyte Dungeon 1 4 3 1 3 5 4 50 Gold  Immune to Blinding
Infernal Troglodyte Infernal Troglodyte Dungeon 1 5 4 1 3 6 5 65 Gold  Immune to Blinding
Harpy Harpy Dungeon 2 6 5 1 4 14 6 130 Gold  Strike and return
Harpy Hag Harpy Hag Dungeon 2 6 6 1 4 14 9 170 Gold  Strike and return, No enemy retaliation
Beholder Beholder Dungeon 3 9 7 3 5 22 5 250 Gold  No melee penalty
Evil Eye Evil Eye Dungeon 3 10 8 3 5 22 7 280 Gold  No melee penalty
Medusa Medusa Dungeon 4 9 9 6 8 25 5 300 Gold  No melee penalty, Petrify
Medusa Queen Medusa Queen Dungeon 4 10 10 6 8 30 6 330 Gold  No melee penalty, Petrify
Minotaur Minotaur Dungeon 5 14 12 12 20 50 6 500 Gold  Morale +1
Minotaur King Minotaur King Dungeon 5 15 15 12 20 50 8 575 Gold  Morale +1
Manticore Manticore Dungeon 6 15 13 14 20 80 7 850 Gold  
Scorpicore Scorpicore Dungeon 6 16 14 14 20 80 11 1050 Gold  Paralyze
Red Dragon Red Dragon Dungeon 7 19 19 40 50 180 11 2500 Gold +1 Sulfur  Breath attack, Resist lvl 1–3 spells
Black Dragon Black Dragon Dungeon 7 25 25 40 50 300 15 4000 Gold +2 Sulfur  Breath attack, Resist all spells, Hates Giants and Titans

Strategy[edit]

  • Upgrade your level 2 creature dwelling as soon as possible: harpy hags have a great base speed (9) and their attacks cannot be retaliated against.
  • Haste your minotaurs/minotaur kings. They are brutes which do a lot of damage and you want them to strike at the enemy as soon as possible.
    • Plus, save obstacles, a hasted minotaur king can reach nearly any point of the battle field.
  • Or, to not damage ones own units, the Armageddon's Blade (artifact), if tier 7 creatures of Rampart and some other immune units are not part of the opponent or can be killed later.
  • Although dungeon is quite expensive, it has good magical capabilities (e.g. mana vortex) and powerful troops like black dragons, which are among the strongest creatures in Erathia.

Pros[edit]

  • Two ranged units, both of which have no melee penalty.
  • Mana Vortex: doubles your max spell points once a week.
  • Black Dragons are potential for "Dragogeddon" tactic beacause of their spell immunity. Additionally Warlock gain more power than other hero classes.
  • The Battle Scholar Academy instantly levels-up starting heroes.
  • Three powerful heroes: Gunnar with Logistics specialty, and Jeddite and Alamar with Resurrection spell
  • Portal of summoning may be used to gain additional creatures
  • The weekly income with Capitol and the Resource Silo is enough to recruit all the units without any external mines.

Cons[edit]

  • Dungeon is quite expensive to build-up.
  • Manticores and Scorpicores are one of the weakest level 6 units.
  • Difficult to build level 7 creature dwelling