Gate Guard

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The Emerald Gate - one of the wonders of the Old World - is guarded only by the best of the best.

The mountain range to the north-west of Ulthuan face the Dark Elves’ kingdom of Naggaroth. It is no coincidence, then, that each of the mountain passes is guarded by a massive fortress, built around equally the massive gates through which the High Elves control access to Ulthuan’s interior – Dragon Gate, Griffon Gate, Phoenix Gate, Unicorn Gate, and Eagle Gate. Each fortress maintains a sizeable garrison whose duty it is to defend their gate to the very last Elf should the Druchii – or indeed anything else – come calling with host in tow and an aggressive intent. The Gate Guards populating its garrison are highly skilled in the operation of the various traps and war engines positioned at strategic choke points around the battlements and atop the gates themselves, adept at all forms of hand-held missile weaponry, and masters of hand-to-hand combat, lest any attackers achieve the unthinkable and begin to break through the extensive fortifications.

Attributes

Attribute Description
Charge Defence vs. Large When bracing, this unit negates the charge bonus of any large attacker.
Hide (forest) This unit can hide in forests until enemy units get too close.

Abilities

Ability Description
Martial Prowess

High Elves excel as warriors, having trained in martial disciplines for the equivalent of many men's lifetimes.

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