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Followers of Nagash

In the Land of the Dead, no name is more hated than Nagash the Arch-Necromancer, architect of Nehekhara’s downfall. It was he that cast a great ritual and brought all the dead back to Unlife ahead of the promised Day of Awakening. Centuries before this epochal moment, he had ruled Khemri, stealing the kingship from his younger brother.

Arkhan was the most loyal of Nagash’s followers, pivotal in the coup that brought the nascent Necromancer to power. After his lord, Arkhan was the first to imbibe the Elixir of Life, thereby transitioning from mere mortal to Unliving immortal. For decades, Arkhan remained staunchly loyal to Nagash; a great warrior and general, he was also an accomplished student of dark sorcery thanks to his master's teachings. After fifty years of rule, the other cities of Nehekhara revolted against Nagash – desperate to end his malicious reign. The Army of the Seven Kings besieged Khemri, and Nagash was forced to retreat. Arkhan held back the allied Priest Kings’ legions through feats both martial and arcane. He finally fell, not to some hero’s blade but an ordinary spear thrown by a nameless soldier. By his dying breath he cursed both the spear and any that desecrated his corpse.

Nagash has returned to enact vengeance on Nehekhara several times over the centuries. One of the Arch-Necromancer's first acts was to resurrect his faithful lieutenant. And so Arkhan the Black, the Liche King, rose from the dead, as loyal as always and a key figure in Nagash’s many machinations. In an age of comets and new empires, Nagash remains adrift from the world… for the moment. But he is very much active. Arkhan's Black Tower a beacon for those who worship the Arch-Necromancer as a god-in-waiting. Naturally, his greatest rival – everyone's greatest rival no less – is Settra the Imperishable. The two have fought dozens of times; although Arkhan’s forces cannot rival Settra’s legions, neither can the Imperishable overcome the Liche King’s dark sorcery. Thus, their wars end in stalemate, and only when Arkhan utters false promises of fealty does Settra return satisfied to Khemri. Such false servitude cannot – will not – last, for while there is still a chance to resurrect Nagash, his loyal servant will take it.

Followers of Nagash

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Followers of Nagash







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Faction Group


Faction Group

Unlocks [[img:icon_hero]][[/img]]Hero recruitment: Tomb Prince
Unlocks [[img:icon_hero]][[/img]]Hero recruitment: Necrotect
Unlocks [[img:icon_hero]][[/img]]Hero recruitment: Liche Priest
Siege construction: battering ram
Siege construction: siege tower
Battering rams: +1 per siege item constructed
Siege towers: +2 per siege item constructed
Pre-siege: battering ram
Pre-siege: siege tower
Hero capacity: -1 for all Heroes
Lord recruitment cost: -100%
Hero recruitment cost: -100%

Political Parties

Playable: True
Initial Power: main_warhammer
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Playable: True
Initial Power: wh2_main_great_vortex
No Effect
1 Arkhan the Black
Arkhan the Black
1 Arkhan the Black (Skeletal Steed)
Arkhan the Black (Skeletal Steed)
6 Arkhan the Black (Skeleton Chariot)
Arkhan the Black (Skeleton Chariot)
1 Tomb King
Tomb King
1 Tomb King (Skeletal Steed)
Tomb King (Skeletal Steed)
2 Tomb King (Skeleton Chariot)
Tomb King (Skeleton Chariot)
1 Tomb King (Khemrian Warsphinx)
Tomb King (Khemrian Warsphinx)
1 Liche Priest (Shadows)
Liche Priest (Shadows)
1 Liche Priest (Death)
Liche Priest (Death)
1 Liche Priest (Death) (Skeletal Steed)
Liche Priest (Death) (Skeletal Steed)
1 Liche Priest (Light)
Liche Priest (Light)
1 Liche Priest (Light) (Skeletal Steed)
Liche Priest (Light) (Skeletal Steed)
1 Liche Priest (Nehekhara)
Liche Priest (Nehekhara)
1 Liche Priest (Nehekhara) (Skeletal Steed)
Liche Priest (Nehekhara) (Skeletal Steed)
1 Necrotect
2 Necrotect (Skeleton Chariot)
Necrotect (Skeleton Chariot)
1 Tomb Prince
Tomb Prince
1 Tomb Prince (Skeletal Steed)
Tomb Prince (Skeletal Steed)
2 Tomb Prince (Skeleton Chariot)
Tomb Prince (Skeleton Chariot)
Melee Infantry
4 Khemrian Warsphinx
Khemrian Warsphinx
Melee Infantry
160 Skeleton Warriors
Skeleton Warriors
Melee Infantry
1 Necrosphinx
Melee Infantry
120 Tomb Guard
Tomb Guard
Melee Infantry
120 Tomb Guard (Halberds)
Tomb Guard (Halberds)
Melee Infantry
120 Crypt Ghouls
Crypt Ghouls
Melee Infantry
1 The Sphinx of Usekph (Necrosphinx)
The Sphinx of Usekph (Necrosphinx)
Melee Infantry
120 The Khepra Guard (Tomb Guard)
The Khepra Guard (Tomb Guard)
Melee Infantry
120 Nehekhara Warriors
Nehekhara Warriors
Melee Infantry
24 Carrion
Melee Infantry
1 Tomb Scorpion
Tomb Scorpion
Melee Infantry
80 Dire Wolves
Dire Wolves
Melee Infantry
16 Ushabti
Melee Infantry
60 Fell Bats
Fell Bats
Melee Infantry
1 Hierotitan
Melee Infantry
Missile Infantry
12 Chosen of the Gods (Ushabti - Great Bow)
Chosen of the Gods (Ushabti - Great Bow)
Missile Infantry
1 Bone Giant
Bone Giant
Missile Infantry
16 Sepulchral Stalkers
Sepulchral Stalkers
Missile Infantry
16 Eyes of the Desert (Sepulchral Stalkers)
Eyes of the Desert (Sepulchral Stalkers)
Missile Infantry
120 Skeleton Archers
Skeleton Archers
Missile Infantry
120 Blessed Legion of Phakth (Skeleton Archers)
Blessed Legion of Phakth (Skeleton Archers)
Missile Infantry
12 Ushabti (Great Bow)
Ushabti (Great Bow)
Missile Infantry
Spear Infantry
160 Skeleton Spearmen
Skeleton Spearmen
Spear Infantry
160 King Nekhesh's Scorpion Legion (Skeleton Spearmen)
King Nekhesh's Scorpion Legion (Skeleton Spearmen)
Spear Infantry
Melee Cavalry
60 Hexwraiths
Melee Cavalry
60 Nehekhara Horsemen
Nehekhara Horsemen
Melee Cavalry
60 Skeleton Horsemen
Skeleton Horsemen
Melee Cavalry
Missile Cavalry
60 Skeleton Horsemen Archers
Skeleton Horsemen Archers
Missile Cavalry
Shock Cavalry
24 Necropolis Knights
Necropolis Knights
Shock Cavalry
24 Necropolis Knights (Halberds)
Necropolis Knights (Halberds)
Shock Cavalry
1 Casket of Souls
Casket of Souls
24 Skeleton Archer Chariot
Skeleton Archer Chariot
24 Skeleton Chariot
Skeleton Chariot
Field Artillery
44 Screaming Skull Catapult
Screaming Skull Catapult
Field Artillery