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"Fully loaded!"

The Dwarven Bombard is the Level 1 Artillery Tower. It deals area damage to ground units. The range is the same as the Level 2 Ranged Tower's. The tower is the same in both Kingdom Rush and Kingdom Rush: Frontiers, with only a change in appearance.

Description

"Bombards ground enemies dealing area damage."

A two-dwarf team is all that's necessary to work this large cannon. Its rudimentary design allows it to only handle the most basic ordnances.

Range

Strategy

  • Dwarven Bombards are strong against most ground-based enemies, even those with armor, because their splash damage ignores 50% of armor. They are especially useful against hordes of Goblins, one Goblin can only take two hits from a Bombard, making them the cheapest yet effective option to counter these enemies.
  • The only units the Bombard is not effective against are Marauders (their health is too high), all air units, Dark Knights, and Dark Slayers.
  • It is not recommended to use them in later stages, due to their low damage output and long reload time, instead, they should be upgraded to Dwarven Artillery as soon as possible.

Related Upgrades

Kingdom Rush

  • KR Up ConcFire Concentrated Fire (1 Star): Increases artillery attack damage (10% damage increase).
  • KR Up Range Range Finder (1 Star): Increases artillery attack range (by 10%).
  • KR Up FieldLog Field Logistic (2 Stars): Artillery construction and upgrading costs are reduced by 10%.
  • KR Up Indust Industrialization (3 Stars): Artillery special abilities costs are reduced by 25%.
  • KR Up SmartTar Smart Targeting (3 Stars): Artillery suffers no reduction of splash and chain lightning damage.

Kingdom Rush: Frontiers

  • Up KRF Smoothbore Smoothbore (1 Star): Increases artillery attack range (by 10%).
  • Up KRF Powder Alchemical Powder (1 Star): Artilleries has a chance of dealing maximum damage with no splash reduction.
  • Up KRF Ordnance Improved Ordnance (2 Stars): Increases artillery attack damage (by 10%).
  • Up KRF Gnomish Gnomish Tinkering (3 Stars): Reduces artilleries' special abilities reload times.
  • Up KRF ShockAwe Shock and Awe (3 Stars): Artillery towers have a chance of stunning their targets on every attack.

Quotes

  • Want some, get some!
  • Hail to the king, baby!
  • Fully loaded!

Trivia

  • "Want some, get some" - A line spoken by the character Kirk Lazarus in the 2008 film Tropic Thunder.
  • "Hail to the king, baby" - The final line spoken by the character Ash in the 1992 cult film Army Of Darkness, declaring himself to be a King in one way or another.