Sorthes
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Allegiance: Empire
Capital: Crovan
Bloodline: Sholdari
  • +10 Dodge
  • +1 Initiative
  • -1 Hit Point per Level
  • Coruscation- Inflicts 2 lightning damage (multiplied by number of casting units) and blinds an adjacent target enemy for 3 turns if they fail to resist
Unique Items: Blood Spear

When the Nothari people were almost destroyed during the cataclysm, not all survivors followed Myrthani to search for a new home. A faithless lot chose the underground as their new home. In these dark tunnels their faith in shadows was rewarded, and the Sholdari were born.

Faction Traits

Dual Blades
  • Unlocks dual wield Dagger, Shortsword, Scimitar and Ice Scimitar.
Master Assassins
  • Unlocks Assassinate, a spell that targets an enemy champion on the strategic map causing 0, 50% or 100% hit points damage at random.
  • Unlocks the Guild Assassin, a unit that can utilise a number of special attacks in combat.
Tower of Arcana
  • Unlocks the Tower of Arcana, a unique improvement that generates Arcana which can be used to cast strategic spells (requires Rituals technology). It also increases the city Essence yield, and spawns a Mage unit to help defend the city when attacked.
  • Unlocks Arcane Outpost, a spell which places an outpost (requires Arcana to cast).
  • Unlocks Arcane Riftwalk, a spell which teleports the caster, and their army, to a tile in friendly territory (requires Arcana to cast).
  • Unlocks Arcane Tempest, a spell which inflicts lightning damage on an enemy army in friendly territory (requires Arcana to cast).
Quick
  • All units get +10% Initiative.
Cult of a Hundred Eyes
  • This faction can train Widows, Harridans and Hoarder spiders in their cities.
  • Unlocks Ravenous Harridan and Blood Harridan mounts, and the Harridan Den improvement which produces Harridan.
  • Does not use Horse mounts, instead Stables provide an additional source of food for Harridan, increasing faction Harridan production.
  • Unlocks the Cultist unit (replaces the Disciple).
Corrupt
  • -10% to Gildar.
  • -1 Fame every 10 Seasons.

Sovereign

Hol-Drasu
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Profession: Hunter
  • +50% Attack vs Beasts
Spellbooks:
  • Shadow 1
  • Air 1
Equipment: Crude Shortbow, Tear of Cyndrum

Hol-Drasu is a master of deception, attacking unseen or hiding his strengths until his enemies reveal their weaknesses. His knowledge of anatomy, men and Fallen alike, makes him a lethal killer. Deadliest of all, however, is his patience. Like a spider he can wait, still and calm, until his prey at last falters and becomes prone. Then he strikes with supernatural speed, ensuring final and complete victory over his foes.

Talents

Discipline
  • +1 Accuracy and Spell Resistance per Level