"And last and proudest, [came] Imrahil, Prince of Dol Amroth..., with gilded banners bearing his token of the Ship and the Silver Swan, and a company of knights in full harness riding grey horses; and behind them seven hundreds of men at arms, tall as lords, grey-eyed, dark-haired, singing as they came."
—The Return of the King
The Border Stronghold is Gondor's unique outpost expansion, bringing support from the mighty coastal fortress of Dol Amroth, home of Denethor's wife, Finduilas, and Prince Imrahil. The knights from Dol Amroth and the leadership provided by Imrahil were vital during the siege of Minas Tirith in the War of the Ring.
Release Boiling Oil - The fortress pours out boiling oil that will burn nearby enemies. You must first research Boiling Oil in the Border Stronghold before you can use the ability.
Resource Production - This building produces resources. It produces 10 every 12 seconds by default. This number can be modified through upgrades and abilities.
The Border Stronghold can receive the following upgrades which improve or strengthen it. Banners: Grants +15% damage and armor to nearby troops. Cost: 400 Reinforce Garrison: Doubles the number of archers in the tower. Cost: 500 Boiling Oil: Allows the fortress to pour boiling oil on nearby enemy troops. Cost: 800 Houses of Healing: Heals nearby allies. Cost: 600
This structure shoots arrows at nearby enemies and produces the following: