ID: wh_main_emp_empire


Forces of Order

Playable Leader

Emperor Karl Franz
Mortal Empires - Easy


Imperial Authority: Develop authority within the Empire by engaging in internal politics and quelling problems to enforce confederation, vassalage or war.

Summon the Elector Counts: Secure the fealty of the Empire's Lords to govern or take over by force, assigning new, more loyal Elector Counts.

Well-rounded unit roster with a wide range of magical lores and war machines.

Faction Traits

Campaign movement range: +10%

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

Upkeep: -15% for Reiksguard and Greatswords units

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

Diplomatic relations: +10 with the Empire

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

Lord recruit rank: +2

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

Lord Traits

Leadership: +8

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



Can only capture territory belonging to Vampire Counts, or any other Human factions except for Norsca.

Offices: Lords may be assigned into offices, granting them a unique title and bonuses.

Technologies: Branches are linked to various buildings.

Plentiful confederation options allowing other Empire factions to be merged with the Emperor’s via diplomacy.

Fractured Empire, whereby the provinces of the Empire are ruled by Elector Counts over whom the Emperor has tenuous control at best.

Numerous enemies.


The Empire is beset on all sides by enemies, but its armies are led by valiant warrior-generals supplemented by arcane Battle Wizards. Karl Franz, the new, untested Emperor, must unite the Empire to fight the encroaching forces of destruction. The Twin-Tailed Comet blazes across the sky, but is it an omen for good or ill?