Cannon tower

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Cannon tower.
A cannon tower in Fordragon Hold.

Cannon towers are armed scout and watch towers, dedicated to defending settlements instead of just detecting approaching armies. They are armed with powerful cannons.

Second War

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Alliance cannon towers

Main article: Cannon Tower (WC2 Human)

Cannon towers were scout towers outfitted with great cannon that while powerful, couldn't attack threats from above.[1]

Horde cannon towers

Main article: Cannon Tower (WC2 Orc)

Cannon towers were watch towers upgraded to rain explosive death down upon their foes on land and sea.[2]

Third War

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Main article: Cannon Tower (Warcraft III)

With the study and understanding of gunpowder, scout towers may be modified to house cannons making them cannon towers. The artillery provides increased bombardment of attacking forces, limited only by the restriction of being unable to attack flying invaders. Rows of these sturdy towers provide a formidable defense against even the most aggressive assaults.[3]

World of Warcraft

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While human scout towers are plentiful, there is no dedicated cannon tower model. Cannon towers are home-made by putting cannons on top of or inside normal towers.

Warcraft Adventures: Lord of the Clans

WarcraftAdventures-Logo.png This section concerns content related to the canceled game Warcraft Adventures: Lord of the Clans and is therefore non-canon.

In Warcraft Adventures, one scene was supposed to happen in a cannon tower near a gryphon aviary northeast of Tyr's Hand.

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