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FactionHigh Elves
CategoryHigh Elves melee infantry
Unit size1
Icon treasury.png Cost (MP): 1000 (450)
Icon hourglass.png Turns: 1
Icon income.png Upkeep: 250
Icon stat health.png Health: 3680
Icon stat morale.png Leadership: 85
Icon stat speed.png Speed:
Icon stat attack.png Melee attack: 36
Icon stat defence.png Melee defence: 28
Icon stat charge bonus.png Charge Bonus: 15
Resistance missile.png Damage Resist Missiles: 15
Icon stat damage.png Weapon Damage: 168
Modifier icon armour piercing.png Armour-Piercing Damage: 112
Icon stat speed.png Melee Interval: 4 s
Icon stat armour.png
  • 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.

Teclis is a Legendary Lord of the High Elves in Total War: Warhammer II.

In campaign mode, Teclis leads the Order of Loremasters faction. In battle mode, he is physically frail, but is a powerful and versatile spellcaster.

Description[edit | edit source]

Among the High Elves the names of Tyrion and Teclis are spoken with hushed respect. The fame of those twin brothers extends throughout Ulthuan and into the lands beyond. Born into one of the oldest families of Ulthuan, the brothers can trace their line back to the doomed Aenarion, first and mightiest of the Phoenix Kings of Ulthuan. It is their destiny to perform mighty deeds and shape the fate of kingdoms. Teclis is Tyrion's twin brother, but two more different siblings would be hard to find. Where the curse of Aenarion has yet to leave an obvious mark upon Tyrion, it has made his brother frail and caustic. Indeed, so feeble is Teclis that his body can only be sustained by the consumption of magical potions. Yet no-one, least of all Tyrion, sees Teclis as the weaker twin - his destiny merely lies along another path. Teclis has been blessed with a talent for magic that makes him preeminent, not only amongst the mages of Ulthuan, but in the whole world. Though it is little acknowledged in Naggaroth, the Witch King accedes that Teclis is his superior and, since the Battle of Finuval Plain, has taken care not to come into direct conflict with his younger cousin. It is even claimed that Teclis' approaches that of the great Necromancer Nagash, so it is fortunate that he has devoted his life to thwarting the powers of Chaos and death.

In Warhammer Fantasy lore, Teclis is the twin brother of Tyrion, and he was also the one who taught humans how to learn the usage of magic. As such, one could consider him a founding member of the Empire's Colleges of Magic.

Abilities[edit | edit source]

Spells[edit | edit source]

Teclis uses a combination of spells from the lores of Light, Heavens, Life, Fire, Shadow and Beasts.

He also has two bound spells from the lores of Fire and High Magic.

He also has access to 9 different lore attributes in the campaign (only 3 in multiplayer, noted below).

Other abilities[edit | edit source]

Items[edit | edit source]

Mounts[edit | edit source]

Lord effects[edit | edit source]

If chosen as starting lord in campaign:

  • Winds of Magic power reserve +30
  • Bound spell: Fireball (see above)

Strategy[edit | edit source]

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Teclis is one of the best spellcasters, combining spells from multiple lores of magic. He provides nets, healing, buffs for allies, debufs for enemies, direct damage, vortex, and wind spells. He is only missing magic missiles and a hiding spell, in terms of overall types of spells. The Potion of Charoi gives him a large heal at the cost of a boost to his cooldowns. The Sword of Teclis turns him into a decent melee combat temporarily. These two things used wisely and strategically can enable Teclis to deal damage to stronger enemies and heal himself when he is targeted. On his Elven steed he is quite quick and can outrun most threats as well giving him the positioning to cast his spells and avoid dangerous enemies.