In many ways, these warriors define the armies of Athel Loren - their bows and blades are at the forefront of any action.
When Athel Loren goes to war, it is the Glade Guard who form the core of the army. Each Elven household fights together on the battlefield with disparate kinbands, combining to create one or more formal regiments under the command of a lesser Lord or Lady of the realm. The Wood Elf army can only seem haphazard and slightly disorganised to outsiders, for each band of Glade Guard is expected to follow the general's broad instructions but, at the same time, is encouraged to take the initiative when the opportunity presents itself. Such a principle often leads to an overlapping line of battle, with individual Glade Guard kinbands advancing and retreating like blown leaves in a storm, all the while pouring volleys of arrows into the foe.
This unit can hide in forests until enemy units get too close.
This unit can pass through trees.
Fire Whilst Moving
This unit can fire while on the move.
Strengths & Weaknesses
The Elves of Athel Loren gain bonuses to melee defence and accuracy while fighting within the forest.
This unit has a larger range than most other units of the same class. This allows it to take out hostile missile units before they can come into firing range.