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Dragonback Slayers (Slayers)

These Slayers seek the ultimate blood sport, the greatest beasts, in their unending death-drive.

Slayers are the strangest and most deadly of all Dwarfs. They are outlandish doom-seekers, individuals who have wholly dedicated the entire fibre of their being to the hardest and most destructive life of battle that they can find. They take the solemn and binding vow of the Slayer Cult, oaths which oblige them to forevermore seek death in battle at the hands of the most deadly enemy they can find. Next, Slayers shave their heads save for a solitary crest - a fearsome plume which they dye bright and stiffen so that it sticks out at alarming angles. Then they begin their quest for a glorious death, deliberately seeking out mighty targets to destroy such as Trolls, Ogres, or even Giants. In times of battle, Slayers arrive from the wilderness to join a throng, lending their considerable combat skills to the Dwarf cause. Many desperate wars have been won by the ferocity and sheer determination of the Slayers. Although they prefer to hew down towering monsters, at need, they will turn their axes to scything down any enemy. Even when bloodied and battered after a battle's end, they will pause only long enough to slake their thirst before beginning their deathquest anew.

Dragonback Slayers (Slayers)

Unit Name

Dragonback Slayers (Slayers)

Main Unit Key

wh_dlc06_dwf_inf_dragonback_slayers_0

Land Unit Key

wh_dlc06_dwf_inf_dragonback_slayers_0

Naval Unit Key

wh_main_shp_transport

Land Unit Group

Axe Infantry

Naval Unit Group

Axe Infantry

Soldiers

80

Caste

Melee Infantry

Category

Melee Infantry

Class

Melee Infantry

Custom Battle Cost

1250

Recruitment Cost

1250

Upkeep Cost

313

Melee Attack

50

Weapon Strength (Weapon Damage)

48

├ Melee Weapon

wh_main_dwf_slayer_axe_dual

├ Melee Damage Base

32

├ Melee Damage Ap

16

├ Armour Piercing

No

├ Bonus vs Cavalry

0

├ Bonus vs Elephants

24

└ Bonus vs Infantry

0

Charge Bonus

26

Melee Defence

32

├ Base Defence

32

├ Shield

wh_missile_block_30_metal

└ Shield Defence

0

Armour

30

├ Armour

wh_main_none

├ Armour Defence

0

└ Shield Armour

30

Health

91

├ Man Entity

wh_main_dwf_inf_slayers_blood_dismembers

├ Man Speed

40

├ Man Health

8

└ Bonus Hit Points

83

Leadership (Base Morale)

100

Abilities

  • Power of the Dragonback
    Strong and tenacious, the Dawi’s hardy, passionate nature can be put to lethally good use on the battlefield.
  • Deathblow
    Such is the strength of the Dwarfen arm that a strike from this warrior's axe is sure to be a deathblow!

Attributes

  • Charge Defence vs. Large
    When bracing, this unit negates the charge bonus of any large attacker.
  • Hide (forest)
    This unit can hide in forests until enemy units get too close.
  • Unbreakable
    This unit does not suffer any form of leadership loss and will never rout.

Strengths & Weaknesses

  • Fast (for a Dwarf)
    While Dwarfs are generally not the most nimble inhabitants of the Old World, they can move surprisingly fast when not slowed by heavy armour.
  • 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.
  • Deathblow
    Slayers are unbreakable and always fight to the bitter end – sometimes even beyond that! Imminent death only makes them fight harder. When killed in melee, Slayers launch a final attack with their dying breaths.
  • Whirling Axes
    Slayers are armed with two axes, deftly whirling them at high speed to deflect incoming missile fire.
Recuitment Requirement
Maximum Number 1
Faction Availability
Warhammer

Faction Mercenaries Pool

Mercenaries Pool
No. Pool Faction Initial Unit Count Chance To Replenish Max Replenish Per Turn Max Count
1 wh_dlc06_dwf_units_of_renown_pool 1 100 1 1