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HomeHome / Total War: WARHAMMER II / Greenskins (Mortal Empires) / Units / Night Goblin Archers
Night Goblin Archers Greenskins (Mortal Empires)Greenskins (Mortal Empires) Missile Infantry

Night Goblin Archers

Raining arrows from a distance is the preferred Greenskin tactic.

Night Goblins are well suited to their subterranean existence. They range in size, but many are on the stunted side, which better enables the spiteful creatures to move quickly through the tight cavernways below ground. Night Goblins are easily marked out from other Greenskins as they wear long, dark, hooded cloaks, in part to blend in with the poorly lit tunnels but mostly to protect themselves from the hated sunlight should they venture above ground. Given a choice, Night Goblins only leave their underground lairs at night or when the sun is shrouded by cloud or gloomspell. When they do emerge, Night Goblins launch deadly raids, ambush travellers in mountain passes, and commit countless other malicious deeds. They are particular enemies of the Dwarfs, and the two races share a long history of bitter battles on mountainous peaks and below ground.

Night Goblin Archers

Unit Name

Night Goblin Archers

Main Unit Key

wh_main_grn_inf_night_goblin_archers

Land Unit Key

wh_main_grn_inf_night_goblin_archers

Naval Unit Key

wh_main_shp_transport

Land Unit Group

Missile Infantry

Naval Unit Group

Missile Infantry

Soldiers

120

Caste

Missile Infantry

Category

Missile Infantry

Class

Missile Infantry

Custom Battle Cost

500

Recruitment Cost

500

Upkeep Cost

125

Missile Damage

11

├ Missile Weapon

wh_main_grn_goblin_bow_poison

├ Projectile

wh_grn_goblin_arrow_poison_night_goblin

├ Missile Damage

10

├ Missile Ap Damage

1

└ Base Reload Time

8

Accuracy

10

Range

115

Reload

10

Shots Per Minute

8.3

Ammunition

24

Melee Attack

15

Weapon Strength (Weapon Damage)

27

├ Melee Weapon

wh_main_grn_goblin_sword_poison

├ Melee Damage Base

21

├ Melee Damage Ap

6

├ Armour Piercing

No

├ Bonus vs Cavalry

0

├ Bonus vs Elephants

0

└ Bonus vs Infantry

0

Charge Bonus

7

Melee Defence

20

├ Base Defence

20

├ Shield

none

└ Shield Defence

0

Armour

15

├ Armour

wh2_main_leather_15

├ Armour Defence

15

└ Shield Armour

0

Health

54

├ Man Entity

wh_main_grn_inf_night_goblin_blood_dismembers

├ Man Speed

35

├ Man Health

8

└ Bonus Hit Points

46

Leadership (Base Morale)

40

Abilities

No Ability

Attributes

  • Expendable
    Witnessing friendly expendable units rout does not reduce other units' leadership, unless they are themselves expendable.
  • {{tr:guerrilla_deployment}}
  • Stalk
    This unit can move hidden in any terrain.

Strengths & Weaknesses

  • Weak Against Armour
    This unit's attack can hardly punch through armour and is thus wasted on heavily armoured enemies.
  • Vanguard Deployment
    This unit can deploy in an expanded deployment area, allowing it to start the battle within striking distance of the enemy - or somewhere unexpected.
  • Poison Attacks
    The poisonous attacks of this unit weaken the target's speed and damage.
  • Expendable
    Witnessing friendly expendable units rout does not reduce other units' Leadership, unless they are themselves expendable.
Requires Buildings
Night Goblin Archers Lv. 0 Fightin' Pit
Fightin' Pit
(wh_main_grn_military_3)
Level 2
Black Orc Barracks
Black Orc Barracks
(wh_main_grn_military_4)
Level 3
Garrison Buildings
Night Goblin Archers x 3 Greenskin Fort
Greenskin Fort
(wh_main_grn_outpostnorsca_major_4)
Level 4
Greenskin Fort
Greenskin Fort
(wh_main_grn_outpostnorsca_major_4_coast)
Level 4
Greenskin Stronghold
Greenskin Stronghold
(wh_main_grn_outpostnorsca_major_5)
Level 5
Greenskin Stronghold
Greenskin Stronghold
(wh_main_grn_outpostnorsca_major_5_coast)
Level 5
Greenskin Fort
Greenskin Fort
(wh_main_grn_settlement_major_4)
Level 4
Greenskin Fort
Greenskin Fort
(wh_main_grn_settlement_major_4_coast)
Level 4
Greenskin Stronghold
Greenskin Stronghold
(wh_main_grn_settlement_major_5)
Level 5
Greenskin Stronghold
Greenskin Stronghold
(wh_main_grn_settlement_major_5_coast)
Level 5
Occupied Karaz-a-Karak (Greenskin Fort)
Occupied Karaz-a-Karak (Greenskin Fort)
(wh_main_special_settlement_karaz_a_karak_4_grn)
Level 4
Occupied Karaz-a-Karak (Greenskin Stronghold)
Occupied Karaz-a-Karak (Greenskin Stronghold)
(wh_main_special_settlement_karaz_a_karak_5_grn)
Level 5
Occupied Pyramid of Nagash (Greenskin Fort)
Occupied Pyramid of Nagash (Greenskin Fort)
(wh2_dlc09_special_settlement_pyramid_of_nagash_grn_4)
Level 4
Occupied Pyramid of Nagash (Greenskin Stronghold)
Occupied Pyramid of Nagash (Greenskin Stronghold)
(wh2_dlc09_special_settlement_pyramid_of_nagash_grn_5)
Level 5
Forest Outpost (Greenskin Fort)
Forest Outpost (Greenskin Fort)
(wh2_main_special_settlement_athel_loren_grn_4)
Level 4
Forest Outpost (Greenskin Stronghold)
Forest Outpost (Greenskin Stronghold)
(wh2_main_special_settlement_athel_loren_grn_5)
Level 5
Sacked Castle Drakenhof Level 4
Sacked Castle Drakenhof Level 4
(wh2_main_special_settlement_castle_drakenhof_grn_4)
Level 4
Sacked Castle Drakenhof Level 5
Sacked Castle Drakenhof Level 5
(wh2_main_special_settlement_castle_drakenhof_grn_5)
Level 5
Sacked Couronne Level 4
Sacked Couronne Level 4
(wh2_main_special_settlement_couronne_grn_4)
Level 4
Sacked Couronne Level 5
Sacked Couronne Level 5
(wh2_main_special_settlement_couronne_grn_5)
Level 5
Occupied Gaean Vale (Level 4)
Occupied Gaean Vale (Level 4)
(wh2_main_special_settlement_gaean_vale_grn_4)
Level 4
Occupied Gaean Vale (Level 5)
Occupied Gaean Vale (Level 5)
(wh2_main_special_settlement_gaean_vale_grn_5)
Level 5
Occupied Hell Pit Level 4
Occupied Hell Pit Level 4
(wh2_main_special_settlement_hellpit_other_4)
Level 4
Occupied Hell Pit Level 5
Occupied Hell Pit Level 5
(wh2_main_special_settlement_hellpit_other_5)
Level 5
Sacked Hexoatl Level 4
Sacked Hexoatl Level 4
(wh2_main_special_settlement_hexoatl_grn_4)
Level 4
Sacked Hexoatl Level 5
Sacked Hexoatl Level 5
(wh2_main_special_settlement_hexoatl_grn_5)
Level 5
Sacked Itza Level 4
Sacked Itza Level 4
(wh2_main_special_settlement_itza_grn_4)
Level 4
Sacked Itza Level 5
Sacked Itza Level 5
(wh2_main_special_settlement_itza_grn_5)
Level 5
Occupied Khemri (Greenskin Fort)
Occupied Khemri (Greenskin Fort)
(wh2_main_special_settlement_khemri_grn_4)
Level 4
Occupied Khemri (Greenskin Stronghold)
Occupied Khemri (Greenskin Stronghold)
(wh2_main_special_settlement_khemri_grn_5)
Level 5
Sacked Kislev Level 4
Sacked Kislev Level 4
(wh2_main_special_settlement_kislev_grn_4)
Level 4
Sacked Kislev Level 5
Sacked Kislev Level 5
(wh2_main_special_settlement_kislev_grn_5)
Level 5
Occupied Lahmia (Greenskin Fort)
Occupied Lahmia (Greenskin Fort)
(wh2_main_special_settlement_lahmia_grn_4)
Level 4
Occupied Lahmia (Greenskin Stronghold)
Occupied Lahmia (Greenskin Stronghold)
(wh2_main_special_settlement_lahmia_grn_5)
Level 5
Sacked Lothern Level 4
Sacked Lothern Level 4
(wh2_main_special_settlement_lothern_grn_4)
Level 4
Sacked Lothern Level 5
Sacked Lothern Level 5
(wh2_main_special_settlement_lothern_grn_5)
Level 5
Sacked Miragliano Level 4
Sacked Miragliano Level 4
(wh2_main_special_settlement_miragliano_grn_4)
Level 4
Sacked Miragliano Level 5
Sacked Miragliano Level 5
(wh2_main_special_settlement_miragliano_grn_5)
Level 5
Sacked Naggarond Level 4
Sacked Naggarond Level 4
(wh2_main_special_settlement_naggarond_grn_4)
Level 4
Sacked Naggarond Level 5
Sacked Naggarond Level 5
(wh2_main_special_settlement_naggarond_grn_5)
Level 5
Occupied Skavenblight Level 4
Occupied Skavenblight Level 4
(wh2_main_special_settlement_skavenblight_other_4)
Level 4
Occupied Skavenblight Level 5
Occupied Skavenblight Level 5
(wh2_main_special_settlement_skavenblight_other_5)
Level 5
Night Goblin Archers x 2 Karak Eight Peaks (Greenskin Hideout)
Karak Eight Peaks (Greenskin Hideout)
(wh_main_special_settlement_eight_peaks_1_grn)
Level 1
Karak Eight Peaks (Greenskin Camp)
Karak Eight Peaks (Greenskin Camp)
(wh_main_special_settlement_eight_peaks_2_grn)
Level 2
Karak Eight Peaks (Greenskin Encampment)
Karak Eight Peaks (Greenskin Encampment)
(wh_main_special_settlement_eight_peaks_3_grn)
Level 3
Karak Eight Peaks (Greenskin Fort)
Karak Eight Peaks (Greenskin Fort)
(wh_main_special_settlement_eight_peaks_4_grn)
Level 4
Karak Eight Peaks (Greenskin Stronghold)
Karak Eight Peaks (Greenskin Stronghold)
(wh_main_special_settlement_eight_peaks_5_grn)
Level 5
Oathgold Mine
Oathgold Mine
(wh2_main_special_galbaraz_oathgold_grn_1)
Level 0