Eye-Takers (Warplock Jezzails)

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Eye-Takers
Wh2 dlc12 skv warplock jezzails.png
Overview
FactionSkaven
CategorySkaven missile infantry
Unit size24
Recruitment
Icon treasury.png Cost (MP): 900 (900)
Icon hourglass.png Turns: 2
Icon income.png Upkeep: 225
Statistics
Icon stat health.png Health: 123
Icon stat morale.png Leadership: 50
Icon stat speed.png Speed: 42
Icon stat attack.png Melee attack: 16
Icon stat defence.png Melee defence: 22
Icon stat charge bonus.png Charge Bonus: 2
Weapons
Melee
Icon stat damage.png Weapon Damage: 20
Modifier icon armour piercing.png Armour-Piercing Damage: 6
Icon stat speed.png Melee Interval: 4.3 s
Icon stat range.png Range: 1
Ranged
Icon stat ranged damage.png Missile Damage: 6
Modifier icon armour piercing.png Armour-Piercing Missile Damage: 30
Icon stat ammo.png Reload Time: 10.2
Icon stat ammo.png Ammunition: 22
Icon stat range.png Range: 300
Protection
Icon stat armour.png
Armor:
52.5%
Shielded units will block the following percentage of missile damage from the front Shield: 55%
Attributes
  • Hide forest.png Hide (forest): This unit can hide in forests until enemy units get too close.

Eye-Takers (Warplock Jezzails) is a Skaven missile infantry unit in Total War: Warhammer II. It is unque to Clan Skryre in campaign through the Forbidden Workshop.

Description[edit | edit source]

Warplock Jezzails are specialised teams of marksmen bearing weaponry of the same name - long-barrelled muskets requiring a two-rat Skaven team to fire and reload. This is because their barrels are extraordinarily long, giving them the capability of hitting targets at far greater distances than conventional bows or blackpowder firearms. When fired, a single bullet made of refined toxic Warpstone is unleashed, striking with a force capable of penetrating even the thickest armour. The bullets leave a faint green vapour trail in the air, which generally exposes the team to enemy fire. For this reason, a protective pavise shield, designed to screen themselves from retaliatory arrows, bolts and bullets, is also carried.

Attributes[edit | edit source]

  • Good Range: This unit has a larger range than most other units of the same class. This allows it to take out hostile missile units before they can come into firing range.
  • Armour-Piercing Missiles: 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.
  • Damage Dealer: This unit has a strong emphasis on dealing damage. If fighting it, make sure to take it out before it can get into firing or melee range.

Abilities[edit | edit source]

Strategy[edit | edit source]

Click here to add a strategy! Jezzails with increase damage when there are no enemies nearby and a debilitating contact effect which hampers ranged units and melee units alike.