Lore of Death

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The Lore of Death is a category of magic spells in the Total War: Warhammer series. It is an mix of damage spells and spells that are meant to wreak havoc on the enemy morale.

Lore Attribute[edit | edit source]

Life Leeching[edit | edit source]

Wh main lore passive life leeching.png Spellcasters who practice Death magic can channel the life force of their foes into their spells.

  • The Passive of the Lore, active mapwide on casting another spell.
  • Improved power recharge rate for 25 seconds

Spells[edit | edit source]

Doom and Darkness[edit | edit source]

Wh main spell death doom and darkness.png Spirits of the departed assail the Wizard's foes, sapping their resolve and causing dread among their numbers.

Overview
Type: Hex
Strength: Useful in the right context. Balanced cost and recharge.
Cast
Power Cost: 10
Recharge Time: 16 seconds
Wind up Time: 3 seconds
Target: Enemy
Effected Units: 1
Range: 200m
Hex
Duration: 29 seconds
Effects: -16 Leadership
Overcast
Power Cost: +3
Recharge Time: +3 seconds
Effected Units: No Limit
Area of Effect: 30

Soulblight[edit | edit source]

Wh main spell death soulblight.png Harnessing the sickly power of Shyish, the Wizard weakens his foes' will to survive the battle.

Overview
Type: Hex
Strength: Useful in the right context. Balanced cost and recharge.
Cast
Power Cost: 9
Recharge Time: 15 seconds
Wind up Time: 3 seconds
Target: Ground, Enemy, Affects enemies in range
Effected Units: No Limit
Area of Effect: 30
Range: 200m
Hex
Duration: 12 seconds
Effects:
-8 Leadership
-15 Armour
-22% Missile Damage
-22% Weapon Damage
Overcast
Power Cost: +6
Recharge Time: +9 seconds
Wind up Time: +2 seconds
Duration: +12 seconds

Aspect of the Dreadknight[edit | edit source]

Wh main spell death aspect of the dreadknight.png An invisible aura of horror surrounds the Wizard's allies. Only the bravest foes now stand before him.

Overview
Type: Augment
Strength: Weak and disposable, can help in a pinch. Low costs and recharge.
Cast
Power Cost: 4
Recharge Time: 7 seconds
Wind up Time: 1 seconds
Target: Ally
Effected Units: 1
Range: 200m
Augment
Duration: 13 seconds
Effects:
+8 Leadership
Can Cause Terror
Overcast
Power Cost: +3
Recharge Time: +5 seconds
Wind up Time: +2 seconds
Effected Units: No Limit
Area of Effect: 30

Spirit Leech[edit | edit source]

Wh main spell death spirit leech.png The Wizard extends an ebon hand towards the chosen foe, leeching its spirit through tainted sorcery.

Overview
Type: Direct Damage
Strength: Weak and disposable, can help in a pinch. Low costs and recharge.
Cast
Power Cost: 7
Recharge Time: 10 seconds
Wind up Time: 3 seconds
Target: Enemy
Effected Units: 1
Range: 100m
Direct Damage
Duration: 13 seconds
Frequency: 2.5
Chance: 90%
Damage: 190
Maximum Damaged Entities: 1
Overcast
Power Cost: +3
Recharge Time: +3 seconds
Range: +100m

The Purple Sun of Xereus[edit | edit source]

Wh main spell death the purple sun of xereus.png A colossal orb of purple-edged darkness materialises - those who do not escape its crystalline touch are doomed for eternity!

Overview
Type: Vortex
Strength: Strong and long lasting effects. High costs and recharge.
Cast
Power Cost: 15
Recharge Time: 24 seconds
Wind up Time: 5 seconds
Target:
Minimum Range: 20m
Range: 150m
Vortex
Duration: 13 seconds
AP Damage: 12
Radius: 10m
Movement Speed: 2
Movement Change Frequency: 1
Movement Change Maximum Angle: 120°
Detonation Force: 40
Overcast
Power Cost: +10
Recharge Time: +10 seconds
Duration: +13 seconds

The Fate of Bjuna[edit | edit source]

Wh main spell death the fate of bjuna.png Following the fate of the unsmiling warrior, Bjuna, the target of the caster’s ire will laugh himself to death.

Overview
Type: Direct Damage
Strength: Strong and long lasting effects. High costs and recharge.
Cast
Power Cost: 13
Recharge Time: 22 seconds
Wind up Time: 5 seconds
Target: Enemy
Effected Units: 1
Range: 100m
Direct Damage
Duration: 20 seconds
Frequency: 0.5
Chance: 80%
Damage: 6
Maximum Damaged Entities: 9

Units[edit | edit source]

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Greenskins[edit | edit source]

Warriors of Chaos[edit | edit source]

Beastmen[edit | edit source]


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