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Cult of Pleasure

The Dark Elves – or the Druchii, in their own tongue – are one of the most ancient, powerful, and certainly the most sadistic of the three Elven civilisations. The Druchii are raiders, slavers and heartless reavers of the first degree, their every whim being nothing more than to sow misery and pain to all who oppose them, for cruelty is the very lifeblood of their existence. Thus do their Black Arks and Corsair Fleets ply the great waters of the world, raiding and enslaving all before them as a tribute to their own avaricious desires.

Yet they reserve their most precious hatred for the Elves of Ulthuan, their brethren in ancient times who refused to follow them under the Witch King's reign. Until the High Elves are sundered from Ulthuan, the Dark Elves will continue to bring woe and destruction to all the shores of the world.

Cult of Pleasure
Cult of Pleasure

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Dark Elves

  • (wh2_main_political_party_def_morathi)
    Banished to the Ancient City of Quintex, Morathi works her plans for world domination far south from the prying eyes of Naggarond. "They will betray you, my son, they always do. Let me end them first."

    All Elves were once as one, living in contentment in their island paradise of Ulthuan. Alas, nothing endures forever. The Daemons came and Aenarion strode forth to vanquish them. At first a mighty hero… then he drew the Sword of Khaine and doomed his line.

    The Daemons were banished, the Great Vortex created, but in victory came the Elves’ ultimate defeat. A schism was rent between those who had been most loyal to Aenarion’s line, and the rest of Ulthuan. Soon Elf fought Elf and the Dark Elves, or, more accurately, the Druchii, were forged in war, blood and murder. The events that led to this sundering happened millennia ago, and yet, the grand architect of a whole race’s tragedy not only still lives but remains one of the most powerful of all their rulers. She is the mother of the Witch King; she is Morathi, the Hag Sorceress of Ghrond.

    Morathi was Aenarion’s second wife. He rescued the beautiful seeress from a Slaaneshi host. As the legends tell it, they soon fell in love, and Morathi’s influence became absolute. Through their union came a son, Malekith, destined to become the Witch King. This alone guarantees Morathi a place in history, but she is far more than a mother alone. It was Morathi that broke apart the magical spectrum to fashion Dark Magic. It was she that spread the Cult of Pleasure throughout Ulthuan, fermenting the seeds of discord and ensuring that Malekith’s followers were ready when he made his move against the usurpers of Ulthuan.

    To this day, Morathi is both revered and hated by her own kin. While the Witch King tolerates his mother, she is more likely to be manipulating events that furnish her own agenda. Seduction and assassination are her favoured weapons, although she is no stranger to open war. Over millennia the Cult of Pleasure’s influence has waxed and waned, but it has always remained under Morathi’s sway. And so - even as Malekith banishes the Hag Sorceress away from the traditional powerbase of Ghrond to the Ancient City of Quintex - her followers are ready and waiting.

    Hag Sorceress of Ghrond
    Morathi's entire existence has been one of scheming and manipulation. Who knows how many of Aenarion's darker deeds sprang from seeds she planted within his mind, or how the history of the Elves might have been different had he not taken her as wife?
    Spreads Slaanesh corruption which enthralls the slave population into working harder (1.0000)
    Gains recruitment of Slaanesh Daemonettes (1.0000)
    Slaanesh corruption: +0 (1.0000)
    Hero action cost: +0% (-50.0000)
    Construction cost: +0% for Sorcery buildings (-25.0000)

Black Arks: Powerful naval units that can replenish forces, recruit new units and forces, and bombard battles within range.
Slaves: Provide a bonus to provincial economies at the cost of reduced control.
Murderous Prowess: Dark Elves receive the favour of Khaine in the form of increased combat performance should they kill enough enemies in battle.

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wh2_dlc09_effect_increase_army_capacity_hidden (9999.0000)
[HIDDEN] Building set used when a new Black Ark spawns (1.0000)
Battering rams: +0 per siege item constructed (1.0000)
Siege towers: +0 per siege item constructed (2.0000)
[HIDDEN] Increases the missile damage of the Black Ark unit (50.0000)
Sea Lanes journey duration: +0 turns (-1.0000)
Underworld Sea travel time: +0 (-1.0000)
Seductive influence: +0 required for complete seduction (150.0000)
Seductive influence: +0 per turn from race (-2.0000)
1 Crone Hellebron
Crone Hellebron
1 Supreme Sorceress (Dark)
Supreme Sorceress (Dark)
1 Supreme Sorceress (Fire)
Supreme Sorceress (Fire)
1 Supreme Sorceress (Shadow)
Supreme Sorceress (Shadow)
1 Lokhir Fellheart
Lokhir Fellheart
1 Lokhir Fellheart (Maelstrom)
Lokhir Fellheart (Maelstrom)
1 High Beastmaster
High Beastmaster
1 High Beastmaster (Scourgerunner Chariot)
High Beastmaster (Scourgerunner Chariot)
1 Malus Darkblade
Malus Darkblade
1 Malus Darkblade (Spite)
Malus Darkblade (Spite)
1 Dreadlord (Sword & Crossbow)
Dreadlord (Sword & Crossbow)
1 Dreadlord (Sword & Crossbow) (Dark Steed)
Dreadlord (Sword & Crossbow) (Dark Steed)
1 Malekith
1 Rakarth
1 Master
1 Master (Dark Steed)
Master (Dark Steed)
1 Master (Cold One)
Master (Cold One)
1 Death Hag
Death Hag
1 Khainite Assassin
Khainite Assassin
1 Sorceress (Dark)
Sorceress (Dark)
1 Sorceress (Dark) (Dark Steed)
Sorceress (Dark) (Dark Steed)
120 Bleakswords
120 Dreadspears
120 The Hellebronai (Dreadspears)
The Hellebronai (Dreadspears)
100 Black Ark Corsairs
Black Ark Corsairs
100 Witch Elves
Witch Elves
100 Daemonettes of Slaanesh
Daemonettes of Slaanesh
100 Sisters of the Singing Doom (Witch Elves)
Sisters of the Singing Doom (Witch Elves)
100 Sisters of Slaughter
Sisters of Slaughter
100 Har Ganeth Executioners
Har Ganeth Executioners
100 Exalted Daemonettes of Slaanesh
Exalted Daemonettes of Slaanesh
100 Black Guard of Naggarond
Black Guard of Naggarond
100 Blades of the Blood Queen (Executioners)
Blades of the Blood Queen (Executioners)
Missile Infantry
90 Darkshards
90 Darkshards (Shields)
Darkshards (Shields)
100 Black Ark Corsairs (Handbows)
Black Ark Corsairs (Handbows)
90 The Bolt-fiends (Darkshards - Shields)
The Bolt-fiends (Darkshards - Shields)
80 Shades
80 Shades (Dual Weapons)
Shades (Dual Weapons)
80 Shades (Greatswords)
Shades (Greatswords)
Cavalry & Chariots
60 Dark Riders
Dark Riders
60 Dark Riders (Shields)
Dark Riders (Shields)
48 Cold One Knights
Cold One Knights
60 Doomfire Warlocks
Doomfire Warlocks
48 Cold One Dread Knights
Cold One Dread Knights
60 Slaanesh's Harvesters (Doomfire Warlocks)
Slaanesh's Harvesters (Doomfire Warlocks)
48 Knights of the Ebon Claw (Dread Knights)
Knights of the Ebon Claw (Dread Knights)
Missile Cavalry & Chariots
60 Dark Riders (Repeater Crossbow)
Dark Riders (Repeater Crossbow)
24 Raven Heralds (Repeater Crossbow)
Raven Heralds (Repeater Crossbow)
4 Scourgerunner Chariots
Scourgerunner Chariots
4 Cold One Chariots
Cold One Chariots
4 Ravagers of Rakarth (Scourgerunner Chariots)
Ravagers of Rakarth (Scourgerunner Chariots)
Monsters & Beasts
60 Harpies
60 The Crows of Khaine (Harpies)
The Crows of Khaine (Harpies)
1 Feral Manticore
Feral Manticore
1 War Hydra
War Hydra
1 Kharibdyss
1 Chill of Sontar (War Hydra)
Chill of Sontar (War Hydra)
1 Black Dragon
Black Dragon
Missile Monsters & Beasts
1 Bloodwrack Medusa
Bloodwrack Medusa
1 The Siren of Red Ruin (Bloodwrack Medusa)
The Siren of Red Ruin (Bloodwrack Medusa)
Artillery & War Machines
4 Reaper Bolt Throwers
Reaper Bolt Throwers
1 Bloodwrack Shrine
Bloodwrack Shrine