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Apr 13, 2023

Total War: WARHAMMER III introduces the Forge of The Chaos Dwarfs in new campaign DLC today

From Press Release:

Available now, The Forge of The Chaos Dwarfs Campaign Pack introduces the industriously cruel Chaos Dwarfs to the pantheon of races that you can command in Total War: WARHAMMER III. Expand, exploit, and dominate the WARHAMMER World as Astragoth Ironhand, Drazhoath the Ashen, and Zhatan the Black, collectively boasting unique campaign mechanics, objectives, and units that only the corrupted minds of the Chaos Dwarfs could forge.

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Three Foul Legendary Lords: 

The Chaos Dwarfs are an industrious, dark-souled and merciless warrior race of Dwarf Daemonsmiths, subjugators and brutal killers. Three of their most brutal Legendary Lords will be yours to command:

  • Astragoth Ironhand, High Priest of Hashut, is the most potent Chaos Dwarf Sorcerer-Prophet. However, his body has begun to petrify, confining him to near-living entombment within a powerful mech-suit.
  • Drazhoath the Ashen, Sorcerer Prophet of Hashut, is the Lord of the Black Fortress and commander of the fell Legion of Azgorh. Exiled by Astragoth, Drazhoath’s mastery of magic and engineering has only grown stronger, as has his thirst for revenge.
  • Zhatan the Black is the commander of the Tower of Zharr. His unmatched battle prowess has left the hell forges struggling to keep up with his insatiable demand for weapons and munitions.

A Blood-Fuelled Ancestral Feud:

The Chaos Dwarfs seek an unimaginable power to conquer the known world, the Blood of Hashut – a powerful being emblematic of fire, greed, and tyranny. To gain this, they must construct the Great Drill of Hashut to burrow through the very fabric of reality to breach its domain. This can only be done by corrupting precious relics from their ancestral enemies, the Dwarfs. But the Dwarfs hold grudges, seeking revenge for the tainting of their ancient heirlooms.

A Legion Of Infernal Warriors:

The Chaos Dwarfs ranks are a diverse mix of iron clad warriors and hellish beasts from the Infernal Guard and Bull Centaurs to daemon-infused monsters such as K’daai Fireborn. Yet the true might of the Chaos Dwarfs comes from their diabolical war machines which range from Magma Cannons and Skullcrackers to the hellish Dreadquake Mortar and the colossal K’daai Destroyer.

Alongside these, the Hobgoblin Chieftain turned Chaos Dwarf enforcer, Gorduz Backstabber will be a recruitable Legendary Hero. Having outlived most of his fellow tribal leaders, his naturally distrustful disposition and lashings of cunning make him an enduring talent for survival. Watch your back.

Merciless Campaign Mechanics: 

To maximize the potential of your Chaos Dwarf empire you must mercilessly exploit four unique campaign mechanics:

  • The Hell Forge allows the infernal Chaos Dwarf legions to grow mightier by developing special schematics forged in fire, each of which grants hellish battle bonuses.
  • The Tower of Zharr sees the Chaos Dwarfs (un)diplomatically vie for ownership of special Seats within this mighty council, granting unique faction rewards upon promotion.
  • Convoys allow the trading of war tools in return for a variety of resources, whilst engaging in battles and exchanging labourers along the way, ensuring the rewards keep flowing.
  • The Economy requires a multi-layered approach to the subjugation and management of labourers to keep the forges fuelled, construct advanced buildings, and expand the empire

Free Content: 

The Tzeentchian Mirror of Madness DLC is the latest collaboration between the Lords of Change at Intel® and Creative Assembly. It features two new game modes:

  • The Trials of Fate are a series of intense survival challenges where players assume the role of a Daemon Prince of Tzeentch. Reaching through time itself, players will fight through four infamous battles, before taking the fight to Kairos Fateweaver in an intense final showdown.
  • The Infinite Portal grants access to reality-bending features and settings, allowing you dramatically tweak many aspects of battle, including; gravity, collision impact, explosion radius, blood quantity and much more. Indulge in the chaos of being a servant of Tzeentch!

Also available to all owners of Total War: WARHAMMER III is the Legendary Hero Ulrika Magdova. Unique amongst her brethren, Magdova can be recruited by both Kislev and the Empire, and is a vampire who excels at melee and ranged combat, as well as spellcasting from the Lore of Shadows.

To unlock Ulrika, players must sign-up for a CA Account, link it to their platform of choice, and complete her in-game mission chain: