"Wall: The walls guarding the land approaches to Constantinople withstood intermittent assault over a period of a thousand years."

"Gate: The portcullis, a common type of gate, was a heavy metal grid raised by a winch. The narrow passage beyond kept breaching troops vulnerable to attack."


  • Build walls to block enemy access to your castle. Walls are hard to knock down without siege weapons, so set up towers to fortify and defend them.
  • Gates allow roads to pass through walls keeping trade routes connected. When a road is on either side of a wall piece, it can be converted into a gate. Increase your wealth by building roads while protecting the castle with gates.
  • Walls protect your castle from rushes with foot soldiers and mounted units. They are built and upgraded instantly, but a free worker is needed. They can be converted into a gate, if a road ends on either side.
  • High health.
  • Protects inside of castle.
  • Vulnerable to siege weapons

Offensive Strategy

Defensive Strategy

  • Place walls around your castle, specifically near important buildings.

Level Health Upgrade Cost Required Age
1 4,000 Template:Health 100 Template:Wood Template:Age
2 4,800 Template:Health 200 Template:Wood Template:Age
3 5,760 Template:Health 300 Template:Stone Template:Age
4 6,912 Template:Health 600 Template:Stone Template:Age
5 8,294 Template:Health 1250 Template:Stone Template:Age
6 9,953 Template:Health 3,000 Template:Stone Template:Age
7 11,446 Template:Health 7,500 Template:Stone Template:Age
8 13,163 Template:Health 12,500 Template:Stone Template:Age
9 15,138 Template:Health 16,000 Template:Stone Template:Age
10 17,400 Template:Health 22,500 Template:Stone Template:Age
11 20,010 Template:Health 42,500 Template:Stone Template:Age
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