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Ghrond

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Ghrond
Wh2 main def ghrond crest.png
General data
TypeMinor faction
CategoryDark Elves
RulerCaladrielle
CampaignsEye of the Vortex
Mortal Empires
Territory
Starting territoryThe Chill Road

Overview[edit | edit source]

Ghrond is a Dark Elves minor faction introduced in Total War: Warhammer II. It is led by Caladrielle and can be found in the northern parts of Naggaroth, between Malekith and Crone Hellebron.

Background[edit | edit source]

Ghrond, the Tower of Prophecy is the domain of Malekith's mother, the beautiful seeress Morathi. From Ghrond's pinnacle, Sorceresses of the Dark Convent can see through the snowstorms that whip about the ever-shifting Realm of Chaos. It is said that the patterns of change therein hold the secrets of fate and that all the mysteries of the world are laid bared to she who dares look. Every day, black-clad riders gallop from the tower of Ghrond bearing prophecies southward to Naggarond. These foretell auspicious moments in which the Witch King will meet with success, or carry warnings of an enemy's growing power.

Ghrond is legendary as a luxurious palace of decadence, not just in Naggaroth but in many distant lands also. The tales are rendered all the more alluring by a law that forbids male Elves from entering its inner sanctums, save at Morathi's decree. Those few who are admitted are at once the most cursed and blessed of mortals, for their lives -- their deaths -- serve only the Hag Sorceress' pleasure. For those who do not catch Morathi's eye, there is only a life of battle against the horrors of the northern wastes. Daemons, monsters and worshippers of the Chaos Gods are drawn constantly to Ghrond and to the heady broth of sorcery and excess that flows about its walls. The defense of Ghrond is therefore a near-ceaseless battle, fraught with danger and privation. Yet the Dark Elves who defend the ramparts never consider desertion to softer lands. Captivated by Morathi's beauty and their own desires, they are as much slaves to the Hag Sorceress as the wretches who toil in the mines below.[1]

Starting territory[edit | edit source]

Eye of the Vortex
Mortal Empires

Strategy[edit | edit source]

Ghrond serves as an early opponent for Crone Hellebron's Har Ganeth. Being in control of Scrolls of Hekarti, the city of Ghrond might be in Malekith's interest as well.

Diplomacy[edit | edit source]

Diplomatic traits:

  • Minor Power
  • Passive

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  1. https://warhammerfantasy.fandom.com/wiki/Ghrond