Warcraft 3: Reforged – Tips and Tricks for Undead

This guide will serve as an introduction to the Undead race in Warcraft III: Reforged including troop guides and buildings required to build them.

Troops and Buildings

Like any other race, in order to gain access to all the troops and upgrades the Undead has to offer, you will need to first build the correct buildings. Below is the buildings that will make up the core of your army, and the troops they can produce

Altar of Darkness

The Altar of Darkness (50 Lumber, 180 Gold) is the structure used by the undead army to build their heroes. Like any other hero unit, using the Undead heroes properly will lead to victories in skirmishes against other players.

UnitLumberGoldFood
Crypt Lord1004255
Dreadlord1004255
Death Knight1004255
Lich1004255

Necropolis

The Necropolis (0 Lumber, 225 Gold) is your main base of operations and the place where you will build your basic workers the Acolytes.

UnitLumberGoldFood
Acolyte0751

Crypt

The Crypt (50 Lumber, 200 Gold) is your main troop training structure and where you will make and upgrade several different troops. These troops will make up a bulk of your army.

UnitLumberGoldFood
Crypt Fiend402153
Gargoyle301852
Ghoul01202

Slaughter House

The Slaughter House (135 Lumber, 140 Gold) is used to upgrade and build troops helpful for support and raiding enemy bases.

UnitLumberGoldFood
Abomination702404
Meat Wagon502304
Obsidian Statue352003

Temple of the Damned

The Temple of the Damned (140 Lumber, 155 Gold) is the main production building for your spell-casting troops.

UnitLumberGoldFood
Banshee301552
Necromancer201452

Sacrificial Pit

The sacrificial pit (150 Lumber, 75 Gold) is a special structure that only makes one kind of troop, but unlike other troops, you will actually have to sacrifice an Acolyte.

UnitLumberGoldFood
ShadeN/AN/A1

Bone Yard

The Bone Yard (200 Lumber, 175 Gold) creates the only flying undead troop available to your army. Air Defense and attacking is important, so be sure to build one of these when you are ready to march on an enemy base.

UnitLumberGoldFood
Frost Wyrm1203857

Additional Tips

  • Early Undead games can be nerve wracking as there aren’t many great early game troops, but keep your cool and defend your base well with towers. Building your army is essential with the undead, don’t rush in too quickly
  • Have an Obsidian statue in every group you go out with, they cast great auto AoE healing benefits for your team and can really extend their longevity
  • Like mentioned above, Acolytes buildings build themselves so make sure you have multiple buildings going at once since you wont need to worry about the acolyte finishing before starting another one.
  • Don’t expand your camps too early, expanding to far to quickly can reveal your position before you are ready to attack, and with the undead, timing is key
  • Many of the towers the undead build can actually deal damage as well so having your acolytes build towers will not only increase your armies abilities but provide powerful defenses as well.