Total War: Warhammer – Wood Elves Inbound

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The Wood Elves are getting their own expansion for Total War: Warhammer – Orion Lives!

Total War: Warhammer has a new race on the horizon – the Wood Elves are coming to the game on December 8th, 2016!

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To outsiders, the forest realm of Athel Loren is a brooding and malicious place. The creak and groan of living wood echoes from its dim interior, the canopy seems to absorb all light, and half-seen spirits dart between the twilit bowers. To enter is to place your fate in their hands…

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  • New Wood Elves Race in the Grand Campaign
  • New additional Race-specific currency: Amber
  • Wonder-based Campaign victory condition
  • Wood Elves may conquer any region on the map
  • Two New Playable Legendary Lords: Orion and Durthu
  • Two new Lord types with deep-specialisation skill trees
  • Three new Hero types with deep-specialisation skill trees
  • Comprehensive Wood Elves army roster
  • Adds an additional campaign map to the game with the unique ‘Season of Revelations’ Wood Elves story Campaign
  • New Unique Monsters, Heroes, Magic and Game Features
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To outsiders, the forest realm of Athel Loren is a brooding and malicious place. The creak and groan of living wood echoes from its dim interior, the canopy seems to absorb all light, and half-seen spirits dart between the twilit bowers. To enter is to place your fate in their hands.

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Within dwell the Asrai, the Wood Elves. Though they hail originally from Ulthuan to the west as all Elves do, they spurn the sanctimonious arrogance of the Asur, the High Elves, and the murderous decadence of the Druchii or Dark Elves. The Asrai consider themselves to be the only true Elves left in the world, as they embrace all aspects of their nature – both light and dark – and for thousands of years, they have lived in harmony with the sentient forest.

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The Asrai share the wilds of Athel Loren with its spirits and protectors: the Dryads, Branchwraiths and the ancient guardian Treemen. They adopt its steeds, hawks and Great Eagles for their warhosts, and even rare Forest Dragons may deign to join them when the need is dire. Peerless archers and riders, the Wood Elves pay fealty to the demigod Orion, who dies in flame each midwinter, only to be reborn into thunderous life in spring beneath The Oak of Ages.

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Wild, lithe, and utterly ruthless in defence of their land, only a fool would goad the Wood Elves and their spirited allies to conflict. For those who witness the awesome spectacle of an Asrai host marching out of the woodlands on a Wild Hunt, it is likely the last thing they will ever see.

Total War: Warhammer – Realm of the Wood Elves $18.99 $17.09 %10 OFF!

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The Wild Hunt begins on December 8th!

  • nurglitch

    Are any of the new AoS Treekin units in it?

    • ZeeLobby

      I don’t think I’ve seen any AoS miniatures make it into the game. Luckily the old armies had great range and representation anyway.

      • SupPupPup

        I dont think you even get the basic dryads in this release.

        I’d really like a AoS total war, I think it could work really well if GW release a more concrete map of the realms.

    • Frank Krifka

      Treekin are there, Kurnoth hunters are not.

      • Kevin Maloney

        A pity, I love the Kurnoth Hunters. I would totally play Sylvaneth just for them.

  • ZeeLobby

    So cool. This games been a blast.

    • Eric Buchanan

      I agree. Whats been your favorite race so far? I love the the beastmen, their speed is addictive.

      • ZeeLobby

        I fell into Dwarves at first, but now I’ve been playing VC and their magic is a lot of fun. Something about the endless hordes of mindless minions, haha. I haven’t played any of the post-release races, only played against them (even though i bought them), but I think it’s time with Wood Elves.

  • ReverendTiberiusJackhammer

    The game looks great, but I’m holding off until all the DLC’s out and bundled in with it.

  • Dr.Clock

    I’ve been working my way through the basic campaigns because 20 dollars doesn’t quite get me to Beastmen or Chaos… Dwarves, VC and Orks have all been fun, but likewise Empire and Brets do very little for me. I was just bemoaning to myself the utter lack of Elves…

    Thus, I must have this. Starting the game as a flippin’ Treeman or, indeed, a God? New Campaign map? Wardancers? Elk cavalry? There’s a flippin’ PERYTON flying around behind those Treekin… Sold.

  • grendal1989

    Based on how great the Beastmen mini campaign was I’m pretty satisfied with this DLC. Definitely a cool addition.

  • There is an alarming lack of Dryads in these screenshots…

  • Beefcake the mighty

    I think this has the potential to make a cracking tabletop game.

  • Gunther Clone C

    Those are the ugliest Skaven I’ve ever seen…oh wait… 😛 I’ll still hold off until I get my rat-things.