Defender of Linirea!
Your services are once more required, as evil forces are attacking the ancient stronghold of Hammerhold! It hasn't been attacked in a long time... and now it's again under siege by nomadic desert tribes!
Take command of the kingdom's forces, and defend us!

Hammerhold is the first level in Kingdom Rush: Frontiers. Call Reinforcements is unlocked at wave 2, Heroes at wave 4, and Rain of Fire at wave 6.


Wave Composition


Wave Enemies (Path 1) Enemies (Path 2) Income
1 Desert Thug x3 Desert Thug x3 30
2 Desert Thug x4 Desert Thug x4 40
3 Desert Thug x7 Desert Thug x7 70
4 Desert Thug x11 Desert Thug x2
Dune Raider x2
5 Dune Raider x4 Desert Thug x14 134
6 Desert Thug x10
Dune Raider x2
Desert Thug x10
Dune Raider x2

At the end of wave 6, Lord Malagar appears, disables all towers and flies away on a cloud with Vez'nan's staff and the Hammer of Ages.

Heroic Challenge

Wave Enemies (Path 1) Enemies (Path 2) Income
1 Desert Thug x6 Desert Thug x6 60
2 Desert Thug x7
Dune Raider x1
3 Desert Thug x8
Dune Raider x1
4 Desert Thug x6
Dune Raider x1
Desert Thug x6
Dune Raider x1
5 Desert Thug x12 Desert Thug x12 120
6 Desert Thug x5
Dune Raider x4
Desert Thug x4
Dune Raider x4

Iron Challenge

Wave Enemies (Path 1) Enemies (Path 2) Income
1 Desert Thug x40
Dune Raider x3
Desert Thug x40
Dune Raider x3


  • Instructions:

Protect your lands from the enemy attack
Build defensive Towers along the road to stop them

Tower Construction

Build towers on the Strategic Points to
stop the enemy horde from getting through

Basic Tower Types

There are four basic tower types available

Archer Tower | Barracks | Mages Guild | Artillery

TowSqr KRF Archer

rate of fire

TowSqr KRF Militia

Soldiers block

TowSqr KRF Mages

High damage
armor piercing

TowSqr KRF Bombard

Deals area
  • New Enemy!
EnemySqr DesertThug
Desert Thugs

These thugs are lowly mercenaries
that enjoy pillaging.

– Average speed
– Low damage

  • New Special Available!
HintSqr RenforceKRF

Call Reinforcements

You can summon troops to help
you in the battlefield.

Reinforcements are free and
you can call them every 10

Reinforcements are very
versatile, use them often.

  • Hint
Hero at your command!

Heroes are elite units that can face strong
enemies and support your forces
non-magical attacks.

Heroes gain experience every time they
damage an enemy or use an ability.

  • New Enemy!
EnemySqr DuneRaider

Dune Raiders

Seasoned sellswords from
the nomad tribes.

– Low armor
– High damage
– Average speed

  • Hint
Armored Enemies!

Some enemies wear different levels of
armor that protects them against
non-magical attacks.

Armored enemies take less damage from
marksmen, soldiers and artillery.

  • New Special Available!
HintSqr RainFireKRF

Rain of Fire

Blast your enemies with fire
from the skies!

Rain of fire is best saved to use
on an emergency or a great
opportunity since it has a very
long cooldown.

Always aim a little bit ahead
of your target

Related Achievements

2 AND SO IT BEGINS Complete stage 1.


  • The largest building in the top right corner of the map has a small boy standing beside it. The shadow he is casting is in the shape of something bigger. This is the teaser poster made for Star Wars Episode I, of a young Anakin Skywalker and the foreshadwoing of him becoming Darth Vader.
Kingdom Rush: Frontiers (Levels)
Frontiers Logo
HammerholdSandhawk HamletSape OasisDunes of DespairBuccaneer's DenNazeru's GatesCrimson ValleySnapvine BridgeLost Jungle

Ma'qwa UrquTemple of SaqraThe UnderpassBeresad's LairThe Dark DescentEmberspike Depths

Rising Tides
Port TortugaStorm AtollThe Sunken Citadel
BonesburgDesecrated GroveDusk Chateau
Stand Alone
Darklight Depths
Ruins of Nas'DeTemple of Ethereal Evil

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