Strength in Numbers

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Strength in Numbers
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TypeIcon spell augment.pngAugment
Disabled IfIcon stat health.pngHitpoints greater than 50% base
Effects+6Icon stat morale.pngLeadership
+8Icon stat defence.pngMelee Defence
-12% Icon stat speed.png Speed

Strength in Numbers is an innate ability on most Skaven units.

Skaven are craven by nature but take courage when in packs of their own kind, where they move slower but enjoy the safety of numbers

Effects[edit | edit source]

  • Type: Augment
  • Duration: Constant
  • Target: Self
  • Disabled if: Hitpoints greater than 50% base
  • +6 Leadership
  • +8 Melee Defence
  • -12% Speed

Units[edit | edit source]

The ability is available to every infantry unit, melee and ranged units. Entities like characters, Monsters/monstrous infantry, and artillery do not have it.

Strategy[edit | edit source]

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This ability works in parallel with Scurry Away!. When a Skaven unit has high health they have higher Leadership and defensive stats, but move slower. When their Leadership and health are low, they gain a 24% speed boost.

Amusingly, this functions similarly to the Martial Prowess of the High Elves in terms of the melee defence boost as long as above 50% hitpoints.