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Von Carstein

ID: wh_main_vmp_schwartzhafen

Faction

Von Carstein
Vampire Counts
Forces of Destruction

Playable Leader

Vlad von Carstein
Mortal Empires - Easy

Mechanics

Beloved in Death: Vlad & Isabella have improved battle prowess when reinforcing each other.

Raise Dead: New units can be raised from among the dead; famous battle sites improve the quality and quantity of the troops available.

Varied unit roster with flying units, monsters and expendable Undead troops.

Faction Traits

Start with 1 Blood Kiss

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

Campaign movement range: +10%

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

Access to unique building in Castle Drakenhof

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

Lord Traits

Attribute: Siege Attacker

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

All units in Vlad von Carstein's army receive Vanguard Deployment

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

Undying Love: +15 to Melee Attack and Melee Defence when Vlad and Isabella are reinforcing each other

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

About

Info

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

Beloved in Death: Vlad and Isabella benefit from improved battle prowess when reinforcing one another.

Raise Dead: New units can be raised from the dead in any province. Famous battle sites provide bonuses to the quantity and quality of options available.

Corruption: Vampiric corruption can be spread in enemy territory, leading to public order problems and even vampiric rebellions.

Strong battle magic options, including raising of new units from the dead.

Units cause fear, impacting enemy leadership.

Crumbling: instead of routing, units will suffer casualties when losing in combat.

Some battle casualties are automatically raised from the dead post-battle, even in defeat.

No missile units.

Playstyle

A strong, powerful couple, Vlad and Isabella von Carstein are heirs to the throne of Sylvania. The latter stands proudly by her husband’s side as he attempts to seize Castle Drakenhof from Mannfred’s grasp, nourishing Vlad’s lust for power and dominion over the Empire and beyond.