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Thane

ID: wh_main_dwf_cha_thane

Unit

Thane
Melee Specialist
1 1000 250
Armoured & Shielded
4,168
Armour 120
Leadership 70
Speed 32
Melee Attack 50
Melee Defence 55
Weapon Strength 400
Charge Bonus 30

About

Unit Description

The Thane leads Dwarfs to battle with a cry of vengeance and an unstoppable rage.

Historical Description

The leaders of a Dwarf throng are its Lord and thanes. These are the most powerful fighters in the army, fell-handed warriors equipped with the finest arms and armour of the Clan's weapon hoard. As a rule, Dwarf Lords and Thanes are a grim sort, for they are leaders of a dour people. Upon their broad shoulders is carried the weight of untold debt - the inherited grudges of a long-suffering and unforgiving race. It is their lot to avenge all wrongdoing to their Clan, Hold or race, not just in the present, but also for all time. Failure to redress an injury from antiquity is particularly galling, an act of disrespect to the much-revered ancestors. While Dwarfs are notably an infantry force, there are a few exceptions among their leaders; some Lords are carried into battle by Shieldbearers - stout warriors who serve their liege by hefting a shield as a fighting platform. This is common amongst Dwarfs of the southern Holds and has been continued elsewhere, notable by King Alrik Ranulfsson of Karak Hirn. In other Clans, especially northern ones, Lords and Thanes prefer to fight atop Oath Stones, rocks upon which runes are struck - listing out the Clan's honour, or perhaps the Lord's lineage or deeds. The stone is a symbol of their homeland, a piece of their Dwarfhold made manifest.

Abilities

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

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

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.

Detailed Stats

Battle Entity Stats
Unit Size Small
Unit Type Man
Hit Points 8
Walk Speed 1.50
Run Speed 3.20
Acceleration 3.00
Deceleration 4.00
Charge Speed 4.10
Ch. Dist. to Commence Run 35.00
Ch. Dist. to Adopt Pose 30.00
Ch. Dist. to Pick Target 25.00
Turn Speed 120
Strafe Speed 1.00
Land Unit Stats
Unit Category Melee Infantry
Unit Class Command
Move Action Points 2100
Melee Attack 50
Melee Defence 55
Charge Bonus 30
Melee (Dismounted)
Visibility Range 40 - 1500
Spot Tree Distance 60
Spot Scrub Distance 60
Rank Depth 1
Morale 70
Bonus Hit Points 4160
Unit Stats
Unit Caste Hero
Unit Weight Heavy
Unit Group Melee Specialist
Unit Group Parent Heroes
Recruitment Turns 1
Recruitment Cost 1000
Upkeep Cost 250
Unit Size 1
Melee CP 500
Missile CP

Equipment

Melee Weapon
Weapon Size Medium
Weapon Type Axe
Bonus vs Cavalry
Bonus vs Large
Bonus vs Infantry
Weapon Damage 260
Weapon AP Damage 140
Building Damage 150
Armour
Armour Value 120
Shield
Missile Block Chance 35