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The Thousand Maws

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.

The Thousand Maws
The Thousand Maws

Faction Name

The Thousand Maws







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Faction Group


Faction Group Name

Dark Elves

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    The Beastlord has reached the Great Turtle Isle off the coast of Lustria, in search of ever greater monsters to enslave to his will. Dark Elves are no strangers to war; their heartless credo is that the strong take whatever they wish, and that the weak choke on their own blood. There is no realm that has not suffered the predations of their corsairs or the blood-mad march of Khaine’s worshippers. Every victory against the lesser races of primitive lands strengthens their battle against their hated cousins the High Elves, whether by an influx of fresh slaves, the honing of battle skill, or simply the culling of the weak from Druchii ranks.

    A cruel and wicked race, the Dark Elves revel in the pain and despair of others and are capable of the most wanton acts of depravity and murder. The means by which they carry out their immoral causes are many-fold, but from Karond Kar come the beasts of war that are trained to serve such twisted desires. The city also known as Slaver’s Gate is where the stolen steeds brought up by the soft Asur are brought to bear by whip and red-hot brand, and where the ferocious Cold Ones are hatched, hand-reared, and forced to accept their cruel masters as riders. For the Druchii have always been experts at bending beasts and animals to their will, though some show exceptional aptitude in this, commanding even the unruliest beasts with a single word. They are the famed Beastmasters.

    It is said that Karond Kar’s dungeons are filled with one or more of every monster ever discovered in the known world. Such an impressive distinction, however, is by virtue of the single greatest Beastmaster of Naggaroth and one of Karond Kar’s greatest sons, the Beastlord Rakarth. His exploits throughout the world’s oceans have caused him to be well known and feared by many who reside along the world’s vulnerable coastlines. Those who survive the slave-raids of the Thousand Maws speak of the mighty beasts which tower over Rakarth’s ranks and salivate within his battle lines, for no other Dreadlord of the Druchii goes to war with such a number or range of abominations. With an almost supernatural ability to subdue and control wild creatures, Rakarth is as fell and dangerous a being as any tyrant of Naggaroth, having laid waste to countless towns and ports, from Norsca in the far north to the Bay of Corsairs in the south. It is not for nothing that he is known as Beastlord, as testified by the hordes of roaring, smoke-spouting monsters that bring him glorious, blood-soaked victory time and time again.

    Under the Lash
    Rakarth's monstrous menagerie roams the world, stripping cities bare as efficiently as carrion stripped from a corpse.
    Forces do not receive Vigour penalties from Raiding stance (1.0000)
    Monster Pens: Capture a variety of hideous beasts and send them into battle (1.0000)
    Upkeep: +0% for all monstrous units (-10.0000)

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.

Faction Group

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 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 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