30 Birthday Regiments – FAQ and Unit List


CA KingGobbo
August 2 2017

To celebrate 30 years of awesome strategy games development, xenomorph terrorising and gratuitous goblin-tossing, CA is gifting TW: WARHAMMER players with 30 new Regiments of Renown. Fortifying the Race-rosters of the Beastmen, Bretonnia, Chaos Warriors, Norsca and the Wood Elves, this significant update is available free and easy through Total War Access. Players can register/log in here.

The 30th Anniversary Regiments of Renown will be playable from August 10th.

  • What are the 30th Birthday Regiments?
    • CA’s 30th Birthday Regiments Free-LC brings 30 unique Regiments of Renown to all the WARHAMMER factions that haven’t received them yet; The Beastmen, The Wood Elves, Chaos, Bretonnia and the new DLC race Norsca.
  • Do I have to pay for them or are they free?
    • The Birthday Regiments are a free piece of downloadable content that will be available for everyone at the same time as the Norsca DLC release.
  • How do I download them?
    • You can download the 30th birthday regiments by logging in/singing up to Total War Access and activating the Free-LC from your dashboard
  • When can I get them?
    • The 30th Birthday Regiments will be available on the 10th of August at the same time as the release of the Norsca DLC
  • Which factions are receiving new regiments?
    • The Beastmen, The Wood Elves, Chaos, Bretonnia and Norsca
  • What game are the Regiments available on?
    • These Regiments are a free piece of downloadable content for Total War: WARHAMMER
  • Is there a list of the regiments and what they do?
Beastmen Destroyer’s of the Drakwald Ungor Spearmen Herd (Shields) Extra melee defence
Beastmen Black-Horn’s Ravagers Gor Herd (Shields) Stalk, Vanguard Deploy, Extra Armour + Charge Bonus
Beastmen Khorrok’s Manrippers Bestigors Halberds, Bonus vs Large, Charge Defence vs Large, Defensive Stats
Beastmen The Eye of Morrslieb Cygor Warp Gaze Ability (Cannot Move Hex)
Beastmen Sons of Ghorros Centigors (Great Weapons) Guardian Ability (+ Physical Resistance to nearby characters buff), Extra Armour, Magic Attacks
Beastmen Butchers of Kalkengard Minotaurs (Shields) Terror, Regen
Bretonnia Beastslayers of Bastonne Foot Squires Halberds, Charge Defence vs Large, Defensive Stats
Bretonnia The Holy Wardens of La Maisontaal Battle Pilgrims Dual Wield (improved offensive stats, Fire/Magic Attacks)
Bretonnia The Companions of Quenelles Questing Knights Fire Resistance, Blessing of the Lady Ability (Physical Resistance whilst unbroken)
Bretonnia Knights of the Lionhearted Knights of the Realm Fear, Encourage, Magic Attacks
Bretonnia Defenders of the Fleur-de-lis Knights Errant Frenzy
Bretonnia Wardens of Montfort Mounted Yeomen (Archers) Poison Attacks
Chaos Mirror Guard Chaos Warriors Immune to Psychology, increased movement speed, Improved melee stats
Chaos The Soul of Damnation Hellcannon Soul Devourer Ability (Increases Reload Skill When Close to Enemies)
Chaos The Daemonspew Forsaken Poison Attacks
Chaos Wyrd Spawn Chaos Spawn Armour sundering melee attacks, Physical Resistance
Chaos Swords of Chaos Chaos Knights Smaller unit size, Apocalyptic Charge Ability (Map-wide Speed/Charge Speed ability), Guardian Ability, Fire attacks
Chaos Summoners of Rage Dragon Ogres Magic attacks, Single use Chain Lightning Bound Spell (Becomes available after a set duration in melee)
Norsca Soulcrusher War Mammoth Enrage Ability (Temporary physical resistance ability), Strider
Norsca Brutes of the Hound Marauder Berserkers Unbreakable, Fear
Norsca Beasts of Tashnar Norscan Warhounds Frenzy, Increased Missile Resistance, Small Bonus vs Large
Norsca Mist Stalkers Fimir Warriors Stalk, Vanguard, Terror
Norsca Maws of Savagery Skin Wolves (Armoured) Vanguard Deployment


Norsca Icehorn Marauders Marauders Immune to Psychology, Immune to Vigour
Wood Elves Winterheart Guards Eternal Guard (Shields) Unbreakable, Charge Defence vs All
Wood Elves Wild Hunters of Kurnous Wild Riders (Shields) Guardian Ability
Wood Elves Loec’s Tricksters Wardancers (Asrai Spears) Loec’s Shroud Ability (Confer Stalk + speed), Storm of Blades Ability (+ Melee Attack, – Melee Defence)
Wood Elves Hawk-eyes of Drakira Waywatchers Smoke Bomb Ability, Discouraged Contact Effect on missile attack
Wood Elves Wardens of Cythral Wildwood Rangers Spear & Shield, Vanguard, Stalk, Charge Defense vs Large
Wood Elves Ironbark Elders Treekin Fire Attacks, Fire Resistance, Wildfire Aura Ability (Increases nearby units fire resistance)