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Dire Avenger Squad
Infantry
Elite eld dire avenger squad Dow2 dec anti infantry ranged Faction Eldar Health 500 Buy Reinf. Upkeep
Tier 1 Courage 100 Dow2 requisition 270 30 5.1 (4.15)
Armor infantry Sight radius 40 Dow2 power 0 0
Size small Detect radius 5 Dow2 popcap 10 2
XP value 90 (100) Speed 5.5 Dow2 time 20 3
Death +6 (7) Model count 5
Melee skill 50
High damage but low durability infantry. Upgrades grant abilities such as Plasma Grenades and Energy Shields. Stats in parentheses are for the Exarch. Data version: 2.0.10

(formerly the Guardian Squad)

The Dire Avengers are the basic Eldar Aspect Warriors. A reliable ranged infantry unit that offer the Eldar tactical choices on the battlefield thanks to their special equipment.

Changes from retail DowII:Retribution

  • Squad changed into Dire Avenger Squad (visual change)
  • Warlock changed into Dire Avenger Exarch (visual change)
  • Warlock (Exarch) upkeep increased from 3 to 4.15
  • Cost decreased from Dow2 req 16300 Dow2 pow 160 to Dow2 req 16270 Dow2 pow 160
  • Battle Equipment renamed to Aspect of Avenger
  • Battle Equipment (Aspect of Avenger) cost increased from Dow2 req 1665 Dow2 pow 1615 to Dow2 req 1670 Dow2 pow 1615
  • Battle Equipment (Aspect of Avenger) now increases damage by 10%
  • Energy Shield health decreased from 1000 to 750
  • Energy Shield regeneration decreased from 5 to 2.5
  • Plasma Grenade damage to retreating units modifier decreased from 5 to 4.5

  • Dire Avengers have high range damage against infantry
  • When upgraded they can throw grenades and deploy Energy Shields that grand perfect cover
  • Can be upgraded with an Exarch granting the unit the Embolden ability and passively lowers the squad's received ranged damage by 17.5%.
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