Dark Rider

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Dark Riders attacking a Freeguild Pistolier.

The Dark Riders are Aelves of the Shadowblades. [1a]

The Riders are led by an Herald and are often supported by a Hornblower and Standard Bearer. [3b]

Trained killers mounted on Shadowmares, infamous steeds from the Realm of Ulgu they are sent after prey that has fled from a stalking Shadowblade Assassin, using barbed spears, volleys of bolts from their repeater crossbows or even just the obsidian hooves of their horses to claim their prize. When called upon they fight with the armies of Order, attacking enemy patrols, warmachine, lines of supply and camps, striking from the shadows before fading back into the darkness before the foe can strike back.[1a][2]

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Each of them is armed with a Repeater Crossbow, Barbed Spear, Barbed Sword and protect themselves with embossed Darkshields.[2][3a][3b]

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Shadowblades
Units Assassin - Dark Rider - Shadowmare - Shadow Warrior
Characters Maleneth Witchblade - Maslaer - Raelyn
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