They favour heavy plate armour and carry weapons that in turn crumple and penetrate the toughest armour such as spine-crusher mauls - crafted with spikes on the striking surface of the hammer to maximise the power of the strike.[1c]
Metal is eternal but flesh is impermanent, unable to reshaped through the sacred foging fires. Enemies who are defeated are taken to the flames, heaped upon great pyres - their armour and weapons melted to become obelisks. [1a]
Onyx Fist: The Dreadhold stronghold built over an active volcano, [1a] with a vast forge complex that constructs large numbers of weapons and armour with the branded serf class and prisoners providing the basic labour. It is guarded by the Onyx Guard. [1d]
Captains of the Iron Legion who are masters of battle and strategy. They wield two-handed spinecrusher mauls.
Captured Ogors that are encased in metal plate and driven half-mad with hunger to be released against the enemy in battle.
Standard bearers of the Iron Golems who roar battle-oaths while swinging bone-breaking hammers.
Feared warriors who maintain discipline through brutality and intimidation.
Veterans who have survived scores of brutal campaigns. It is their duty to seek out and pulverise enemy champions with their spinecrusher mauls.
The warsmiths that craft the Iron Golems’ weapons and armour. In battle, they swing their spiked hammers with a strength honed by the forge.
Shielded warriors that form the backbone of the Iron Legion. In battle they form a wedge of metal that grinds relentlessly over the enemy till they are crushed.
|We create War.[1a]||War is upon you, Vermin! Death is here.
~Macer Koltrech [1b]
|Not so eager with a shattered leg, are we?.[1c]|
- 1: Warcry Core Book
- 2: Warcry website, warband section