Sep 22, 2017 Last Updated 8:58 PM, Sep 22, 2017

Total War Warhammer II: The High Elves Featured

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The High Elves play a defensive game like no other race in the Warhammer world. Staggering their enemy with masterful archery on approach, tar-pitting them into a punishing melee, then counterattacking with elemental flying monsters, this ancient highborn race is a force to be reckoned with.

This new gameplay video from Creative Assembly shows the High Elves in the player's hands, defending against a bellowing host of Lizardmen warriors led by Mazdamundi himself, and reveals spectacular new units in action.

Look out for:

- The noble Flamespyre Phoenix and its Frostheart variant: fire and ice working in perfect tandem to decimate enemy forces;

- The Dragon Princes of Caledor: top-tier shock cavalry clad in dragon armour, making them immune to fire;

- The immensely-armoured Phoenix Guard: standing ready to strike down the largest beasts that the Lizardmen have to offer.

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WARHAMMER II gameplay videos, roster reveals, lore talks and more areon the official YouTube page.

Launching September 28th, Total War: WARHAMMER II is the sequel to 2016's award-winning PC fantasy-strategy epic. For more information, please visit totalwar.com

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