Master

ID: wh2_dlc14_def_cha_master_0

Unit

Master
Melee Specialist
1 1200 300
Armoured & Shielded
Armour-Piercing
Anti-Large
Charge Defence Against Large Foes
3,700
Armour 90
Leadership 75
Speed 36
Melee Attack 36
Melee Defence 50
Weapon Strength 360
Charge Bonus 20

About

Unit Description

Masters are Dreadlords in the making. They are yet to prove themselves in command of their own raiding party, but are eager to show their abilities and deadly ambition.

Historical Description

Dark Elf Masters are the nobles of Druchii society. However, theirs is a ladder with very greasy rungs, and more nobles perish in the climb than ever reach the heady heights of becoming a Dreadlord. To alleviate the understandable paranoia engendered by the Dark Elves' treacherous society, a rigid code of etiquette has evolved. The lowborn classes may not approach within three sword lengths of a noble without being summoned. A retainer may stand as close as two sword lengths whilst a trusted retainer, such as a bodyguard, may stand just outside a single sword's length. The closest, most intimate space is reserved for lovers, playthings and mortal foes (the latter being far more trustworthy within reach than not).

Abilities

Guardian

In the midst of a bloodbath it's good to know that someone has your back.

Murderous Prowess

Slaughter! There is no greater glorification of Khaine, the God of Murder, and no more popular form of worship amongst the Dark Elves. It is through killing that Dark Elves rise above other beings. Once engulfed in enough bloodshed, they will often feel their murderous prowess increase, as if Khaine himself was guiding the blades of his disciples.

Murderous Prowess Indicator

Once enough blood has been shed, the Dark Elves’ murderous prowess increases, as if Khaine himself was guiding his disciples' blades!

Deadly Onslaught

Such is the power and ferocity of the champion, that those who stand in his way will falter against the warrior's impact.

Foe-Seeker

There are those who wish nothing more than to be at the heart of battle, seeking foes to vanquish.

Attributes

Charge Defence vs. Large

When bracing, this unit negates the charge bonus of any large attacker.

Encourage

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.

Hide (forest)

This unit can hide in forests until enemy units get too close.

Strengths & Weaknesses

Anti-Large

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.

Armour-Piercing

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 & Shielded

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.

Charge Defence Against Large Foes

When standing and bracing against a charge of large enemies (such as cavalry or monsters) this unit will negate the enemy's charge bonus.

Detailed Stats

Battle Entity Stats
Unit Size Small
Unit Type Man
Hit Points 8
Walk Speed 1.50
Run Speed 3.60
Acceleration 3.00
Deceleration 4.00
Charge Speed 4.40
Ch. Dist. to Commence Run 35.00
Ch. Dist. to Adopt Pose 30.00
Ch. Dist. to Pick Target 30.00
Turn Speed 120
Strafe Speed 1.00
Land Unit Stats
Unit Category Melee Infantry
Unit Class Command
Move Action Points 2100
Melee Attack 36
Melee Defence 50
Charge Bonus 20
Melee (Dismounted)
Visibility Range 40 - 1500
Spot Tree Distance 60
Spot Scrub Distance 60
Rank Depth 1
Morale 75
Bonus Hit Points 3692
Unit Stats
Unit Caste Hero
Unit Weight Heavy
Unit Group Melee Specialist
Unit Group Parent Heroes
Recruitment Turns 1
Recruitment Cost 1200
Upkeep Cost 300
Unit Size 1
Melee CP 1250
Missile CP

Equipment

Melee Weapon
Weapon Size Large
Weapon Type Spear
Bonus vs Cavalry
Bonus vs Large 30
Bonus vs Infantry
Weapon Damage 145
Weapon AP Damage 215
Building Damage 150
Armour
Armour Value 90
Shield
Missile Block Chance 55