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Tomb Kings of Khemri
Liche Priest on Necrolith Bone Dragon
Liche Priests are the undying members of Nehekhara’s Mortuary Cult who rouse the Tomb Kings and their courts from their slumber, and awaken their armies for war. They ride into battle atop the reanimated skeletons of long-dead dragons.
The Liche Priests wield a vicious hand weapon with which to cut down any foe who dares get too close, while their behemoth mounts use their wicked claws and breath of desiccation while fending off attacks with their armour of draconic bones.
Monarchs Of Nehekhara
The Tomb Kings of Nehekhara are the ancient, long-dead rulers of the Great Land, and each now leads their armies, loyal even in death, to reclaim their plundered treasures and ancient glory.
These frontline commanders are well-armed and are adorned with details that set them apart from others in their undead ranks. They are also proficient fighters who are armed with artifice weapons, crafted to be both beautiful and deadly, including a Khopesh – a heavy curved blade of bronze.
The mighty armies of Nehekhara swore oaths of eternal loyalty before the gods to serve their monarchs in life and beyond into death. Thus, those still living after their liege lord had died marched willingly into cavernous vaults where they would be entombed alive until summoned by their rulers once more.
Each Skeleton Warrior is armed with simple yet deadly hand weapons and shields – minimal and effective in their design, in contrast to the ostentatious equipment of higher-ranking units.
Skeleton Archers continue to hone their martial skill as they did in centuries long past, unleashing volleys of arrows that darken the sky moments before falling amidst the enemy ranks.
Skeleton Archers rely on their regenerative abilities rather than bulky armour to survive mortal blows, and each utilises a warbow and a quiver filled with Arrows of Asaph, which they rain relentlessly upon their foes.
When the legions of Nehekhara are called to rise from their sandy graves, fully formed cavalry columns stride out of the ancient pyramids and tomb pits. Hornblowers signal the charge and, as one, these morbid cavalry charge their quarry, the skeletal riders raising their tall shields and lowering their heavy spears in perfect unison.
Skeleton Horsemen are equipped with hand weapons and shields, while their steeds utilise their skeletal hooves to deal heavy blows to the enemy.
Skeleton Horse Archers
Skeleton Horse Archers are the outriders and scouts of the Tomb Kings army. These Undead horsemen are capable of tracking and hunting the foe through the shifting dunes and the open desert alike at a relentless pace.
These adept skirmishers excel at harassing enemy lines from a distance and are armed with deadly weaponry atop skeletal mounts upon which they traverse the battlefields of the Old World.
Chariots are the pride of a Tomb King’s army. Created by skilled artisans, gilded and lacquered, and covered with symbols of the Mortuary Cult, in ages past, the fighting quality of a king’s chariots was a reflection of their own martial prowess. As such, a king permitted only his finest warriors to crew them in combat.
On the field of battle, a chariot's advance is heralded by clouds of dust as it speeds towards the foe, crashing into the enemy's ranks with bone-shattering force.
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Kingdom of Bretonnia
Lord of Bretonnia on Royal Pegasus
The Lords of Bretonnia are renowned warriors, a select few of whom are blessed with the honour of riding a Royal Pegasus into battle. Each of these steeds is said to be descended from Glorfinial, the steed of Agilgar, first Duke of Parravon.
These noblemen are armed with hand weapons and heavy armour. The Royal Pegasus' on which they ride to battle are monstrous cavalry mounts with iron-shod hooves capable of trampling foes to dust.
Knights of the Realm
The majority of Bretonnia’s knightly class consists of minor nobles belonging to the extended families of barons or dukes. These knights proudly display the colours and motifs of their lord’s heraldry, often embellished with personal devices, identifying them as belonging to a single, extended family whilst declaring their individualism.
As a unit, Knights of the Realm are equipped with hand weapons, lances, heavy armour and shields, and aided in battle by the iron-shod hooves of their warhorses.
Each midsummer, commoners flock to their lord’s castle to present their children in the hope that they will be trained as Men-at-Arms. In times of war, regiments of these skilled warriors accompany their rulers, swelling the ranks and providing vital infantry support for the knights.
Men-at-Arms are the infantry core of a Bretonnian army, but their armour and equipment are simple and basic, especially when compared to the well-armoured and ostentatious mounted knights.
When the call to war comes, every peasant able to fight must serve in the armies of Bretonnia. Most are employed as longbowmen, expected to harry the enemy from afar. To make their numbers count, they congregate into massed units on the battlefield, directing volley after volley into the foe.
Peasant Bowmen provide Men-at-Arms and cavalry units with ranged support. Their lowly status means their equipment and clothes provide little defence, and are simple in appearance.
The great majority of Pegasus Knights are found in the mountainous borders of Bretonnia, where the gentle hills rise steeply to meet the Grey Mountains. Only the wealthiest and most influential knights can boast of owning a battle-trained pegasus.
Like their Knights of the Realm brethren, these Knights wear ornate heavy armour, are adorned in fine fabric and wield well-crafted weapons, but with the added allure of riding atop a majestic flying pegasus.
Explore The Old World
The Old World, or The World of Legend, is a rich and wondrous setting where countless factions and races seek to protect their homelands and subjugate their foes.
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