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



KRF Objective
Protect your land from enemy attacks.
Build defensive Towers along the road to stop them

Tower Construction
KRF TowerConst
Build towers on the Strategic Points
to stop the enemy hordes from getting through

There are four basic tower types available

Archer Tower
TowSqr KRF Archer
Good rate of fire

Militia Barracks
TowSqr KRF Militia
Soldiers block enemies

Mages Guild
TowSqr KRF Mages
Multi-shot armor piercing

TowSqr KRF Bombard
Deals area damage

New Enemy
Wave 1
Desert Thug
EnemySqr DesertThug These thugs are lowly mercenaries that enjoy pillaging.

  • Average speed
  • Low damage
New Special Unlocked Call Reinforcements
HintSqr RenforceKRF You can summon troops to help you on the battlefield. 

Reinforcements are free and you can call them every 10 seconds.

Reinforcements are very versatile, use them often.
Hero at your command!
KRF HeroIntro Heroes are elite units that can face strong enemies and support your forces

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

Experiment with different heroes to find the best for each level.
New Enemy
Wave 4
Dune Raider
EnemySqr DuneRaider Seasoned sellswords from the nomad tribes

  • Low armor
  • High damage
  • Average speed
Armored Enemies

KRF Armored
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 Unlocked Rain of Fire
HintSqr RainFireKRF 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