Questions tagged [warhammer-total-war]

Total War: Warhammer is a turn-based strategy game and is the first title to be released in the Total War: Warhammer trilogy developed by the Creative Assembly.

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How to get the total waaagh update?

I've looked at the patch notes, selected the beta and updated my game, it shows in my Steam library: However, when I start the game and a greenskin campaign it's the old version. This is especially ...
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What happens to grudges when their targets aren't available anymore

When playing as a Dwarf faction, what happens to grudges that can't be completed anymore? For example if there's a grudge against a faction and that faction is destroyed or a grudge against a lord and ...
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Can I confederate with factions in an existing campaign after buying the required DLC?

In my current campaign as Skaven (Clan Mors) I control most of the map. All other Skaven clans were either wiped out or merged into my rat-empire through confederation. There is however still Clan ...
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How to force unit formation during battle setup?

Units can be organized into custom formations, however this doesn't always work. Especially with artillary the unit order is often changed: Arrange the unit cards in the right order. Form the units ...
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Trade agreement details in Total War

When negotiating a trade agreement the game says The more resources you own, the higher the chance this faction will sign the treaty First of all this is not true because Tomb Kings won't be ...
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Flying units against flying units in air and on land

Up till now I have always either intercepted opposing flying units with my own(when mine are stronger) or lure them to land and use my flying units to attack their artillery or other range units(when ...
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Will I need DLC to play TW: Warhammer 1 factions in TW: Warhammer 2?

From what I understand I'm able to play races from TW: W1 in TW: W2 (Wood Elves/Empire/Bretonia/Dwarfs/..) only if I have TW: W1. Does this apply to DLCs as well? I.e. can I play Beastman if and only ...
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Total War:Warhammer, what unlocks can you gain from campaign

Last night I finished the wood elves story campaign. When I did I unlocked "Mousillon: The Red duke" for Singleplayer and Multiplayer. Now I was wondering if this was the only faction or are there ...
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Total War: Warhammer - Integrating a vassal via confederation

As Carcassonne of Bretonnia, I manage to enforce a vassal relationship on one of non-playable faction of Bretonnia by taking them by surprise. Which solved several problem at that point in campaign at ...
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Total War: Warhammer, Difference between story and grand campaign

I was wondering if there is any difference between the grand campaign and story campaign of the wood elves and beastmen. As they have their own seperate tab in the main menu.
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What is the unit/army composition with the highest auto battle value?

I am asking this question for each faction in the game, if that result in the answers being too long please do tell and I'll split this question for each faction. I'll also accept answers that takes ...
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Total War Warhammer - Coop with Vampiric/Chaos factions, Friendly corruption

Ever since I started playing I have always avoid playing Vampire/Chaos factions because I'll end up causing corruption to my Coop ally resulting in all manners of problem - public order, attrition etc....
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Total war Warhammer - Wood Elves defending Lookouts far from the Forest

Wood Elves are unique in being able to capture any territory in the game, however the Lookout will only have a garrison of 5 Low-Mid tier units and unable to construct only other garrison buildings ...
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Total War: Warhammer, get income as the choas faction

So I decided to purchase the chaos expansion of Total War: Warhammer. Regardless of my opinion on the content itself. I was wondering how to gain a X amount of income each turn. They are nomads so ...
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Total War: Warhammer, Dwarf faction victory bug

I was playing the dwarven faction and got to the point where I achieved the short victory and got the option to end the game. However I wanted to continue and achieve longterm. I have all the ...
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Is cavalry best used to attack archers or flank infantry?

Charging archers and infantry causes both units to flee, but which results in less loss? The archers seem like juicy targets, and nearby archers will stop firing to reposition away from the fast ...
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How do I solve “Not enough free disk space” when patching

I have a 60GB SSD and a 2TB HDD and the SSD is used for one game, Total War: Warhammer(TWW), which takes up 34GB. To clarify, the SSD have ~55GB of usable space and the only thing on it is TWW á 34GB. ...
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How to counter chariots as a dwarf?

When you play as any race other than Dwarves, you have at least two counters to chariots: spear infantry (which is cheap) and your own cavalry (counter charge the less-maneuverable chariot from side). ...
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Should Steam Tanks replace your artillery?

My Empire armies usually have 2-4 artillery pieces - mortars (later replaced), great cannon or Hellstorm (somehow I don't believe in Hellblaster). This works fine, but once the enemy is close, ...
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What is the purple hue around enemy armies in Total War: Warhammer?

Sometimes when I defeat an enemy army, the campaign map shows a purple aura around the defeated army. What does it mean? I don't recognize it from previous Total War games. It should be noted that I ...
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Steam doesn't recognize installed game

I have an issue. I've been playing Total War Warhammer just fine and today when i "launched" the game the install window popped up. In short steam doesn't recognize this game. Just this game, my other ...
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How do I assign armor and other special items to characters?

After completing a quest I received the Dragonhelm armour and there's an event message telling me it is available to be assigned to a character - but how do I do that? I can't see the item anywhere, ...
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How to use exemplar hero ability

I've invested three points into the "Exemplar" ability of my Empire Captain Lupido Huldorf. But I cannot recruit units with the three extra levels. I've tried deploying the hero, but that's just for ...
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How to deal with roaming heroes

The enemy has random heroes wandering through my lands, trying to hamper my armies. But I cannot attack them with my army. How do I deal with these super annoying heroes? It seems similar to the ...
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Legendary Lord ranks any effect?

At the moment I have a champion in my Chaos army that has Train army. But because of the training my Legendary Lord is getting ranks as well. At the moment he is a rank 2 unit legendary lord. Do the ...
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How to retreat (manually) from within a battle?

Is there any way to order my troops to retreat when I'm already in the battle? Or is the only way to forfeit the whole battle?
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Do Hero powers and skills stack?

If I have two Hero's in the same province both with the skill to increase province income by 10% do these skills stack (so effectivley a 20% increase) or are they capped to one skill bonus per ...
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Is it possible to find out how long your lord / hero will be injured?

There are a variety of ways your hero or lord can be injured. From injuries in battle, to being the target of an assassination or having failed your own assault on the enemy beasts. However, once ...
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How to capture artillery?

I autoresolved a battle against a rebellion and got a shiny new mortar. After several manual tries on the same battle, I have been unable to actually capture any artillery myself. How does that work? ...
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How can I rebuild a razed city?

Several cities have been razed around the map by enemy forces, I've tried moving my forces onto the "dead" city to interact and sending different agents and checking through the build screen but there'...
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What does the frontline of units affect?

Really I do not know whether it is better to use a wide or narrow frontline when a unit is attacking or defending, or charging. Do ranger units shoot only the first or second line? Does the unit ...
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What Warhammer-specific mechanics were added to the Total War engine for Warhammer: Total War?

I have played a lot of the older titles in the Total War series, but I know almost nothing about Warhammer. As the title suggests, I would like to know the crucial differences between the new title of ...
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What effects does being on the high ground have?

I'm going to hope there is some benefit to being on higher ground but I'm not sure what. how much does elevation increase affect? if there is any benefit to say shooting from behind the hill. How ...
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Is there a way to trade cities?

Since The campaign map is RISK like, and there are benefits to holding whole territories, is there any way to trade cities? this is in single player campaign mode. Feel free to answer for MP too.
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Is there any way to undo a move?

When I say move, I mean like I move an army from point A to point B. Sometimes I clicked on the wrong area, or forgot to change move type. Is there any way to undo it so I can remove the character in ...
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Powers not visible on hero?

In the "Introduction Mission" of the Dwarf armies "Thorgrim Grudgebearer" has abilities if you select him in battle, they're around his portrait. However in later missions there ...
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How is the amount of loot calculated at the end of each battle?

How is the amount of loot calculated at the end of each battle, is it based on the number of kills? In which case when victory is announced should I be continuing the battle and chasing down as many ...
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How to see through trees and foliage during battle?

Is there a way to make trees and foliage more transparent when in Battle. At the moment when starting in any forested areas the foliage is really dense and impenetrable. I find it really hard to see ...