Dramar Hammerfist

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Dramar Hammerfist
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FactionClan Angrund
CategoryUnique hero
Unit size1
Icon treasury.png Cost (MP): 1000 (1150)
Icon hourglass.png Turns: 1
Icon income.png Upkeep:
Icon stat health.png Health: 2532
Icon stat morale.png Leadership: 80
Icon stat speed.png Speed:
Icon stat attack.png Melee attack: 42
Icon stat defence.png Melee defence: 32
Icon stat charge bonus.png Charge Bonus: 18
Icon stat ammo.png Ammunition 45
Resistance physical.png Damage Resist Physical: 75

Icon stat damage.png Weapon Damage: 60
Modifier icon armour piercing.png Armor-Piercing Damage: 220
Icon stat speed.png Melee Interval: 4 s
Icon stat range.png Range 1
Icon stat damage.png Weapon Damage: 60
Modifier icon armour piercing.png Armor-Piercing Damage: 180
Icon stat ammo.png Reload Time: 8
Icon stat range.png Range 145
Icon stat armour.png
  • Causes fear.png Can Cause Fear: This unit frightens all enemy units, reducing their Icon stat morale.pngleadership when nearby. It is also immune to fear. Fear penalties do not stack.
  • Causes terror.png Can Cause Terror: This unit can cause terror, making its melee target rout for a short time. Units that cause terror are immune to terror and fear themselves.
  • Encourages.png Encourage: This unit provides a Icon stat morale.pngleadership bonus to nearby allies. Units within range of both the Lord's aura and an encouraging unit will receive the larger of the two bonuses.
  • Hide forest.png Hide (forest): This unit can hide in forests until enemy units get too close.
  • Unbreakable.png Unbreakable: This unit does not suffer any form of Icon stat morale.pngleadership loss and will never rout.

Dramar Hammerfist is a Dwarfs missile infantry unit, only available to the Clan Angrund subfaction. Sheer weight of numbers forced us back, against our best efforts to remain stalwart. That will not happen again. I vow it.

Description[edit | edit source]

Like all Master Engineers, Dramar Hammerfist was a valuable member of his throng at Eight Peaks. Less of a warrior and more a master of fight-or-flight tactics, his preparedness for battle was such that he was always well-equipped enough to avoid face-to-face altercations. Instead, he would either take down his enemies from afar with his modified rifles or artillery pieces or, if all else failed, simply make a swift escape in one of his custom-built Gyrocopters. Known for his offensive engines of destruction, Hammerfist often left the design of defensive fortifications on home soil to lesser Engineers, considering it a bore. As the Time of Woes fell upon the Dwarfs, he was determined not to be entrenched in Eight Peaks, joining the first few forays against the invaders, led by Halkenhaf Stonebeard, and eventually going missing in action.

Abilities[edit | edit source]

  • Armour-Piercing: The damage of armour-piercing weapons mostly ignores the armour of the target, making them the ideal choice against heavily-armoured enemies. They are often heavier and attack at a slower rate though, making them less efficient against poorly-armoured targets.
  • Armoured: Armoured units can block damage from any source apart from Armour-Piercing damage.
  • Ballistics Expert: This unit improves all nearby friendly missile units.
  • Ethereal: Ethereal units ignore most damage done by non-magical weapons. As they have shed most of their physical form, they are not slowed by terrain-based movement penalties either.

Strategy[edit | edit source]

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