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The Western Provinces

Past the Mountains of Mourn and the steppes beyond lies the fabled empire of Cathay. Travellers returning from the eastern reaches tell tales of jade cities and golden pagodas. They recount strange creatures from serpentine Dragons to monolithic stone sentinels, and flying Sky-Junks that rain multi-hued firepower from up above. But most of all they tell of the imposing and disciplined armies that march forth in defence of their kingdom – the thousands of devoted foot soldiers, unswerving in their loyalty and unrivalled in the harmonics of war.

That their armies face northwards to garrison the Great Bastion and defend it against the Ruinous Powers is perhaps a blessing, for should the Celestial Dragon Emperor have to turn his legions toward the nations of the west, the threat to all that may be unleashed does not bear thinking about...

The Western Provinces
The Western Provinces

Faction Name

The Western Provinces

Campaign

wh3_main_chaos

Culture

wh3_main_cth_cathay

Subculture

wh3_main_sc_cth_cathay

Military Group

wh3_main_cth

Faction Group

wh3_main_fact_group_cathay

Faction Group Name

Cathay

  • (wh3_main_political_party_chaos_cth_the_western_provinces)
    Zhao Ming, the Iron Dragon, rules over Western Cathay and the Sky Road that leads into the Mountains of Mourn. A hardened frontier warrior, he maintains the western edge of the empire and keeps the desert clans in order. An interest in alchemy has led to the presence of sorcerous cabals Zhao Ming's realm, yet his siblings claim that his proximity to the Great Maw might have somehow poisoned his mind...

    Ruler of the Western Provinces
    The Iron Dragon rules over Western Cathay and the Sky Road that leads into the Mountains of Mourn.
    Hero recruit rank: +5 for Alchemists (faction_to_province_own_unseen)
    Armour: +15 for melee units (faction_to_force_own_unseen)
    Maximum cargo capacity: +20% for caravans (faction_to_character_own_unseen_lords_only)
    Upkeep: -25% for Ogre mercenary units (faction_to_force_own_unseen)
  • (wh3_main_political_party_cth_the_western_provinces)
    Zhao Ming, the Iron Dragon, rules over Western Cathay and the Sky Road that leads into the Mountains of Mourn. A hardened frontier warrior, he maintains the western edge of the empire and keeps the desert clans in order. An interest in alchemy has led to the presence of sorcerous cabals Zhao Ming's realm, yet his siblings claim that his proximity to the Great Maw might have somehow poisoned his mind...

    Ruler of the Western Provinces
    The Iron Dragon rules over Western Cathay and the Sky Road that leads into the Mountains of Mourn.
    Hero recruit rank: +5 for Alchemists (faction_to_province_own_unseen)
    Armour: +15 for melee units (faction_to_force_own_unseen)
    Maximum cargo capacity: +20% for caravans (faction_to_character_own_unseen_lords_only)
    Upkeep: -25% for Ogre mercenary units (faction_to_force_own_unseen)

Harmony: Balance both Yin and Yang to achieve Harmony, which will confer powerful effects.
Compass: Direct the Wu Xing Compass to defend Cathay from threats north of the Great Bastion.
The Ivory Road: Gain wealth by sending out caravans to deliver cargo to faraway cities in the west.

Faction Group

(wh3_main_faction_trait_cathay)
wh2_dlc09_effect_increase_army_capacity_hidden (faction_to_faction_own_unseen)
Seductive influence: +150 required for complete seduction (faction_to_faction_own_unseen)
Seductive influence: -3 per turn from race (faction_to_faction_own_unseen)
Battering rams: +1 per siege item constructed (all armies)
Siege towers: +2 per siege item constructed (all armies)
Lords
1 Dragon-blooded Shugengan Lord (Yang)
Dragon-blooded Shugengan Lord (Yang)
(wh3_main_cth_cha_dragon_blooded_shugengan_lord_yang_0)
1 Dragon-blooded Shugengan Lord (Yang) (Warhorse)
Dragon-blooded Shugengan Lord (Yang) (Warhorse)
(wh3_main_cth_cha_dragon_blooded_shugengan_lord_yang_1)
1 Dragon-blooded Shugengan Lord (Yang) (Jade Longma)
Dragon-blooded Shugengan Lord (Yang) (Jade Longma)
(wh3_main_cth_cha_dragon_blooded_shugengan_lord_yang_2)
1 Dragon-blooded Shugengan Lord (Yin)
Dragon-blooded Shugengan Lord (Yin)
(wh3_main_cth_cha_dragon_blooded_shugengan_lord_yin_0)
1 Dragon-blooded Shugengan Lord (Yin) (Warhorse)
Dragon-blooded Shugengan Lord (Yin) (Warhorse)
(wh3_main_cth_cha_dragon_blooded_shugengan_lord_yin_1)
1 Dragon-blooded Shugengan Lord (Yin) (Jade Longma)
Dragon-blooded Shugengan Lord (Yin) (Jade Longma)
(wh3_main_cth_cha_dragon_blooded_shugengan_lord_yin_2)
1 Zhao Ming, the Iron Dragon
Zhao Ming, the Iron Dragon
(wh3_main_cth_cha_iron_dragon_0)
1 Zhao Ming, the Iron Dragon
Zhao Ming, the Iron Dragon
(wh3_main_cth_cha_iron_dragon_1)
1 Lord Magistrate
Lord Magistrate
(wh3_main_cth_cha_lord_caravan_master)
1 Lord Magistrate
Lord Magistrate
(wh3_main_cth_cha_lord_magistrate_0)
1 Lord Magistrate (Warhorse)
Lord Magistrate (Warhorse)
(wh3_main_cth_cha_lord_magistrate_1)
1 Lord Magistrate (Sky Lantern)
Lord Magistrate (Sky Lantern)
(wh3_main_cth_cha_lord_magistrate_2)
1 Miao Ying, the Storm Dragon
Miao Ying, the Storm Dragon
(wh3_main_cth_cha_storm_dragon_0)
1 Miao Ying, the Storm Dragon
Miao Ying, the Storm Dragon
(wh3_main_cth_cha_storm_dragon_1)
Heroes
1 Alchemist
Alchemist
(wh3_main_cth_cha_alchemist_0)
1 Alchemist (Warhorse)
Alchemist (Warhorse)
(wh3_main_cth_cha_alchemist_1)
1 Astromancer
Astromancer
(wh3_main_cth_cha_astromancer_0)
1 Astromancer (Warhorse)
Astromancer (Warhorse)
(wh3_main_cth_cha_astromancer_1)
1 Astromancer (Wu Xing War Compass)
Astromancer (Wu Xing War Compass)
(wh3_main_cth_cha_astromancer_2)
Infantry
160 Peasant Long Spearmen
Peasant Long Spearmen
(wh3_main_cth_inf_peasant_spearmen_1)
120 Jade Warriors
Jade Warriors
(wh3_main_cth_inf_jade_warriors_0)
120 Jade Warriors (Halberds)
Jade Warriors (Halberds)
(wh3_main_cth_inf_jade_warriors_1)
100 Celestial Dragon Guard
Celestial Dragon Guard
(wh3_main_cth_inf_dragon_guard_0)
Missile Infantry
120 Peasant Archers
Peasant Archers
(wh3_main_cth_inf_peasant_archers_0)
90 Iron Hail Gunners
Iron Hail Gunners
(wh3_main_cth_inf_iron_hail_gunners_0)
90 Jade Warrior Crossbowmen
Jade Warrior Crossbowmen
(wh3_main_cth_inf_jade_warrior_crossbowmen_0)
90 Jade Warrior Crossbowmen (Shields)
Jade Warrior Crossbowmen (Shields)
(wh3_main_cth_inf_jade_warrior_crossbowmen_1)
32 Crane Gunners
Crane Gunners
(wh3_main_cth_inf_crane_gunners_0)
80 Celestial Dragon Crossbowmen
Celestial Dragon Crossbowmen
(wh3_main_cth_inf_dragon_guard_crossbowmen_0)
Cavalry & Chariots
60 Peasant Horsemen
Peasant Horsemen
(wh3_main_cth_cav_peasant_horsemen_0)
60 Jade Lancers
Jade Lancers
(wh3_main_cth_cav_jade_lancers_0)
24 Great Longma Riders
Great Longma Riders
(wh3_main_cth_cav_jade_longma_riders_0)
Constructs
1 Terracotta Sentinel
Terracotta Sentinel
(wh3_main_cth_mon_terracotta_sentinel_0)
Flying War Machines
1 Sky Lantern
Sky Lantern
(wh3_main_cth_veh_sky_lantern_0)
1 Sky-junk
Sky-junk
(wh3_main_cth_veh_sky_junk_0)
Artillery & War Machines
4 Grand Cannon
Grand Cannon
(wh3_main_cth_art_grand_cannon_0)
1 Wu Xing War Compass
Wu Xing War Compass
(wh3_main_cth_veh_war_compass_0)
4 Fire Rain Rocket
Fire Rain Rocket
(wh3_main_cth_art_fire_rain_rocket_battery_0)