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Talsyn

ID: wh_dlc05_wef_wood_elves

Faction

Talsyn
Wood Elves
Forces of Order

Playable Leader

Orion
Mortal Empires - Hard

Mechanics

Elven Council: Positions from which the Lords and Ladies rule the realms of Athel Loren.

Amber: A powerful resource that improves the Oak of Ages and the forces of Athel Loren.

Worldroots: Elven armies can use the network of ancient tree roots to avoid impassable terrain and enemy forces.

Missile-focused Elven unit roster with a variety of enchanted arrows and fast-moving cavalry.

Faction Traits

Upkeep: -15% for all cavalry units

Scope Source Target Ownership Location Territory
Faction To Force Own Unseen Faction Force Yours Factionwide Any

Leadership: +10 during forest battles

Scope Source Target Ownership Location Territory
Faction To Force Own Unseen Faction Force Yours Factionwide Any

Elite forest spirit units cost Amber to recruit

Scope Source Target Ownership Location Territory
Faction To Faction Own Unseen Faction Faction Yours Factionwide Any

Enables the unique Wild Hunt event

Scope Source Target Ownership Location Territory
Faction To Faction Own Unseen Faction Faction Yours Factionwide Any

Lord Traits

Charge bonus: +8 for Wild Riders units

Scope Source Target Ownership Location Territory
General To Force Own Character Force Yours Forcewide When Commanding Any

Weapon strength: +20% for Wild Riders units

Scope Source Target Ownership Location Territory
General To Force Own Character Force Yours Forcewide When Commanding Any

About

Info

Can capture territory from any faction.

Only Asrai Lookouts maybe be constructed in foreign lands after capturing the territory.

Mighty Elven Halls can be constructed within the regions of Athel Loren with up to 10 building slots inside.

Amber a powerful resource that improves the Oak of Ages and the forces of Athel Loren.

Amber is obtained through capturing territories or forming diplomatic agreements with other factions.

Amber is required to meet the campaign’s Wonder victory conditions.

Use Worldroots: Elven armies can use the network of ancient tree roots to avoid impassable terrain and enemy forces.

Elven Lords may be assigned a position within the Elven Council, granting them additional bonuses such as calling the ‘Wild Hunt’.

Elven god-based technology tree, with campaign and battle boosting branches.

Excellent missile infantry units.

Can fire whilst moving on foot or horseback, with 360 degrees of fire.

Little armour and small unit sizes.

Playstyle

Rarely emerging from the forest unless in its defence, the Wood Elves have little interest in other races’ affairs - only the preservation of Athel Loren matters to them. They will defend it to the last, led by Orion, their perennial King. Using the Worldroots beneath the forest to travel, Elven armies emerge to surprise and defeat those who encroach upon Athel Loren’s woodland glades uninvited…