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The Ancestral Throng

Dwarfs are a proud, bearded folk who are quick to temper, often defined by a love of gems, gold and other precious metals. With their Dwarfholds established across the Old World, the Dawi – as they call themselves in Khazalid – prospered for many generations until their realm was riven by a chain of devastating conflicts and earthquakes.

In recent times, the Dwarfs are a race barely holding onto glories past, with only a few strongholds remaining in their hands and the rest lost to enemies or abandoned to the elements. To this day the Dawi still fight; their ultimate goal is to restore the 'Karaz Ankor' and they have the means to do it with fearsome throngs of warriors and the most advanced weaponry in the Old World.

The Ancestral Throng
The Ancestral Throng

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The Ancestral Throng







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  • (wh_main_political_party_dwarf_grombrindal)
    The White Dwarf ventures to the Drakla Spire in Naggaroth, seeking to settle a grudge with the Lord of Naggarond almost as ancient as his own beard. For as long as there has been the Karaz Ankor, there has been the White Dwarf. Grombrindal is an enigmatic figure, recorded throughout the Dwarfs' history, appearing to give aid to his bearded kin whenever their situation becomes especially dire. However, what can one Dwarf do when a Karak is besieged by thousands of Greenskins, or a Dwarf throng surrounded and outnumbered by a warherd of braying, ravenous Beastmen? In Grombrindal’s case, turns out he can do quite a lot; the White Dwarf is a mighty warrior, some say bettered only by Grimnir himself. Every slash of his legendary axe sees the heads of urks tumble from their dishonourable shoulders. Grombrindal has faced armies of thousands on his own and won, which is why many believe him to be a living Ancestor.

    According to the bards he was - and maybe still is - the lover of the venerated hearth goddess Valaya. Grombrindal himself is never drawn on such a vulgar subject, even when the beer starts to flow during the inevitable post-battle feasts. This matters little to most Dwarfs, who are just grateful to have fought beside such a legend and lived to tell of his deeds and achievements on the battlefield. Long before most other Dwarfs have sobered, the White Dwarf dons his hooded cloak and wanders away into the night - for there are always more Dawi to aid, more urks to slay!

    Legendary Warrior
    Grombrindal, The White Dwarf, is a legendary figure - the mightiest living Dawi warrior.
    Weapon strength: +0% when fighting against Elves (20.0000)
    Evasion chance when using the Underway: +0% (60.0000)
    Can call upon the power of the Ancestor Gods (1.0000)

Grudges: Scores against the Dwarfs must be settled by any and all means necessary to keep order.
The Underway: Dwarfs can use underground tunnels to avoid impassable terrain and enemy forces.
Roster of heavily-armoured units with strong leadership and a variety of deadly war machines.

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wh2_dlc09_effect_increase_army_capacity_hidden (9999.0000)
wh_main_effect_character_mod_ancillary_drop_hidden (-25.0000)
Income from post-battle loot: +0% (-75.0000)
Battering rams: +0 per siege item constructed (1.0000)
Siege towers: +0 per siege item constructed (2.0000)
1 Thorgrim Grudgebearer
Thorgrim Grudgebearer
1 Lord
1 Ungrim Ironfist
Ungrim Ironfist
1 Master Engineer
Master Engineer
1 Runesmith
1 Thane
100 Miners
100 Miners (Blasting Charges)
Miners (Blasting Charges)
100 Dwarf Warriors
Dwarf Warriors
100 Dwarf Warriors (Great Weapons)
Dwarf Warriors (Great Weapons)
100 Longbeards
100 Longbeards (Great Weapons)
Longbeards (Great Weapons)
80 Slayers
80 Giant Slayers
Giant Slayers
100 Hammerers
100 Ironbreakers
80 Dragonback Slayers (Slayers)
Dragonback Slayers (Slayers)
100 Ekrund Miners (Miners - Blasting Charges)
Ekrund Miners (Miners - Blasting Charges)
120 Norgrimlings Ironbreakers (Ironbreakers)
Norgrimlings Ironbreakers (Ironbreakers)
100 The Grumbling Guard (Longbeards - Great Weapons)
The Grumbling Guard (Longbeards - Great Weapons)
100 Peak Gate Guard (Hammerers)
Peak Gate Guard (Hammerers)
100 Warriors of Dragonfire Pass (Dwarf Warriors)
Warriors of Dragonfire Pass (Dwarf Warriors)
Missile Infantry
80 Rangers
80 Quarrellers
80 Quarrellers (Great Weapons)
Quarrellers (Great Weapons)
80 Rangers (Great Weapons)
Rangers (Great Weapons)
28 Irondrakes
80 Thunderers
80 Bugman's Rangers
Bugman's Rangers
28 Irondrakes (Trollhammer Torpedo)
Irondrakes (Trollhammer Torpedo)
28 The Skolder Guard (Irondrakes)
The Skolder Guard (Irondrakes)
80 Ulthar's Raiders (Rangers - Great Weapons)
Ulthar's Raiders (Rangers - Great Weapons)
Flying War Machines
4 Gyrocopter
4 Gyrocopter (Brimstone Gun)
Gyrocopter (Brimstone Gun)
1 Gyrobomber
1 Skyhammer (Gyrobomber)
Skyhammer (Gyrobomber)
Artillery & War Machines
4 Bolt Throwers
Bolt Throwers
4 Grudge Throwers
Grudge Throwers
4 Cannons
4 Organ Guns
Organ Guns
4 Flame Cannons
Flame Cannons
4 Gob-Lobbers (Grudge Throwers)
Gob-Lobbers (Grudge Throwers)