Forest Goblin Spider RidersAtop their venomous mounts, Goblin Riders can run down enemies with surprising precision.
The giant spider breed grows large enough to serve as mounts for Forest Goblins, who capture and hand-rear these scuttling nightmares. There are many sub-types of giant spider, such as Tilean Greybacks, Drakwald Mancatchers, and the Scarlet Deathheads of the Great Forest, to name just a few. All are poisonous and have steely, pincer-like mandibles that can punch through platemail to deliver a toxic bite. While not as fast as wolves or horses, these spiders can move at speed through the most dense patches of woods. Forest Goblin Spider Riders have become masters at stalking their prey, nimbly guiding their multi-legged beasts to scuttle across the treetop canopy to get into the ideal position before pouncing. Spider Rider mobs are known to ambush Empire patrols, eradicate Beastmen herds and even attack large monsters that encroach into their territory.
Unit NameForest Goblin Spider Riders
Main Unit Keywh_main_grn_cav_forest_goblin_spider_riders_0
Land Unit Keywh_main_grn_cav_forest_goblin_spider_riders_0
Naval Unit Keywh_main_shp_transport
Land Unit GroupCavalry
Naval Unit GroupCavalry
Custom Battle Cost400
├ Melee Weaponwh_main_grn_goblin_spear_poison
├ Melee Damage Base21
├ Melee Damage Ap6
├ Armour PiercingNo
├ Bonus vs Cavalry0
├ Bonus vs Elephants0
└ Bonus vs Infantry0
├ Base Defence30
└ Shield Defence0
├ Armour Defence45
└ Shield Armour30
├ Man Entitywh_main_grn_inf_goblin_cav_blood
├ Man Speed33
├ Man Health8
├ Bonus Hit Points79
├ Mount Entitywh_main_monster_spider_giant_blood
├ Mount Speed78
└ Mount Health8
Leadership (Base Morale)50
- Hide (forest)
This unit can hide in forests until enemy units get too close.
Speed and combat penalties caused by terrain are ignored by this unit.
Strengths & Weaknesses
Shields have a chance of blocking arrows, bolts, rifle shots and similar small arms fire - but only in a forward facing arc.
- Poison Attacks
The poisonous attacks of this unit weaken the target's speed and damage.
Sacred Spider Groundz
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