|Armoured & Shielded|
Entombed alongside their mighty sovereign, Nehekhara's deathless princes are reawakened to command the Undead legions.
Each of the kings of ancient Nehekhara had many heirs, doubtless the result of their extensive harems, but only one could succeed their father to the throne. This was typically the second son of the king, for the firstborn were given to the gods to serve in the Mortuary Cult. The king's younger sons served as the generals and lieutenants of his armies and enforced his will over his subjects. Upon their deaths they were entombed beside the great tomb chamber of their sovereign, in an eternal council of war, waiting for the moment of awakening when they will resume command of their Undead legions.
The essence of the Jackal-headed God imbues the bearer's weapons with an insatiable hunger for the souls of the living.
He whose will transcends death can strike out from beyond the grave, to devastating effect.
In the midst of a bloodbath it's good to know that someone has your back.
The Dark Magic that holds these subjects together has failed. As the necromantic energy flows out of them, nothing is left but a pile of iron and bones in the sand.
In the blasted desert of deepest Nehekhara, the dead rarely remain so. Those dragged back to screaming, clanking Unlife are bound forever to the Tomb King whose will they exist only to serve.
This unit frightens all enemy units, reducing their leadership when nearby. It is also immune to fear. Fear penalties do not stack.
When bracing, this unit negates the charge bonus of any large attacker.
This unit provides a leadership bonus to nearby allies. Units within range of both the Lord's aura and an encouraging unit will receive the larger of the two bonuses.
This unit can hide in forests until enemy units get too close.
Anti-large units have an advantage against targets that are at least as large as a horse. This advantage can be a damage bonus against large targets or an attack that focuses on a very small area. However, some units are simply better against large targets because their attacks are slow and easy to dodge by skilled melee combatants.
The damage of armour-piercing weapons mostly ignores the armour of the target, making them the ideal choice against heavily-armoured enemies. They are often heavier and attack at a slower rate though, making them less efficient against poorly-armoured targets.
Armoured units can block damage from any source apart from Armour-Piercing damage. Shields have a chance of blocking arrows, bolts, rifle shots and similar small arms fire - but only in a forward facing arc.
Melee Experts might have a very strong melee attack or melee defence, or high values in both. Some also have melee-focused skills like Charge Defence. Use them to counter other strong melee units. When facing them, it is best to take them out before they can enter melee.
|Battle Entity Stats|
|Ch. Dist. to Commence Run||35.00|
|Ch. Dist. to Adopt Pose||30.00|
|Ch. Dist. to Pick Target||30.00|
|Land Unit Stats|
|Unit Category||Melee Infantry|
|Move Action Points||2100|
|Visibility Range||40 - 1500|
|Spot Tree Distance||60|
|Spot Scrub Distance||60|
|Bonus Hit Points||4260|
|Unit Group||Halberd Infantry|
|Unit Group Parent||Heroes|
|Bonus vs Cavalry|
|Bonus vs Large||25|
|Bonus vs Infantry|
|Weapon AP Damage||260|
|Missile Block Chance||55|