Casting a Unit Spell

Find and left-click on the 7th Conjurers if they are not next to a unit of Cavalry, move them until they are, but don't right-click or select another unit yet. There is a red starburst button on the Unit menu panel whose legend reads Cast Death Wounds. Left-click on this button and move the resulting wand pointer over the Cavalry unit and left-click again. A skull animation will appear over the Unicorns, and a panel will indicate that the spell has been cast. Now double left-click on the unit...

Strategy Notes General Notes

A specialised army may work well on one continent, but it will be at a severe disadvantage on the others. Experienced troops are much better than newly bought ones, so avoid reckless attacks that endanger core units when a little patience or thought could preserve them. If an enemy unit is badly damaged, and several of your character's units are in position, let the one with the least experience finish it. Manoeuver enemy units into being surrounded, by their own...

Heroes

Heroes are single, powerful units that can be found but not purchased. Heroes are all individuals which means that they never suffer kills from spells or combat and always use their total number of attacks in combat. Some heroes will have the ability to cast spells on themselves or on other units. Heroes also have the effect of bolstering morale for units next to them units adjacent to a hero gain a 10 morale bonus for each hero nearby. Following is a list of the good heroes the player may find...

Magic

Magic spells function by making magical attacks against units. Most damage-producing magic is likely to have a greater effect when used on large units because the spell makes an attack on each factor in the unit. A unit with fifteen factor takes fifteen attacks, while a unit with five factors only takes five attacks. Magical attacks from spells have different levels of effect and some are reduced if the unit resists the spell. For more information about how spells work, see Appendix 2 Spells...

Choose Character

In the centre of the screen is the portrait of the currently selected character. To view more characters, left-click on the up or down arrows or the character portrait itself. To change the name of the character, left-click on the Change Name button, then type in the name you wish and press the Enter key on the keyboard. versions of the four main characters who have similar abilities. They are able to recruit units that are normally reserved for the evil side of the Campaign game, such as Orcs,...

Knight Marshal Cads

When Calis came of age during the renaissance period of the Awakening, he was accepted into the Academy of Caerovia on the Isle of Four Winds. There he studied the art and discipline of the paladin, though it soon became clear to his instructors that Calis was blessed with a natural ability greater than any other candidate. So it was that Calis was knighted, sent into battle when the Shadowlord challenged the world, and captured in that first battle by Maloch of Blacklance. Though he does not...