Total War: Warhammer 2‘s wood elves are already pretty strong in a fight, having a bunch of neat military recruitment options and units at their disposal (I’m you, hawk riders). However, one modder reckons “the forces of nature could do with a bit more beast variety” and, having seen their reply – a mod including a raft of recent fantastical beats units and extra – I’m inclined to agree.

Charmingly-named modder Calm&NormalTime has posted their very first Total Warhammer 2 mod on the turn-based strategy game’s Steam Workshop, which is just known as ‘Animals for wood elves’. This creation adds a whopping 12 new animal units to the race’s vary of choices, which draw on each majestic real-life creatures, corresponding to boars, elk, wildcats, nice stag, and boars, but additionally some fantastical beasties that ought to carry one thing new to their playstyle.

The modder lists pegasi, unicorns, white wolves, arboreal griffon, a lake dragon, and “questing beasts” in the lineup of recent wood elves units, and from the screenshots of those (examine some out under), they appear to be wonderful additions to the forest-dwelling warriors.

Alongside these, the mod unlocks 4 present sport units – the nice eagles, nice hawks, forest dragons, and big wolves – although the latter has been re-skinned and re-named to simply “wolves”. Additionally, it “replaces the flying building with a five-tier animal building” and strikes hawk riders to the cavalry constructing.

Credit: Calm&NormalTime / Steam Workshop

As for a way these slot into gameplay, the modder explains that each one units will depend as wood elves legendary lord Drycha’s monsters (in the event you’re enjoying as Drycha), whereas all four-legged creatures might be counted as common cavalry, wildriders, and stag knights. The mod’s hawks, griffon, and lake dragons will work as hawk riders, eagles, and dragons, respectively, whereas all three may even depend as common flying units. “The seven units unlocked at tier four and five also count as ‘elite forest spirits’”, the creator adds.

If you’re eager to see extra and even seize the mod for your self, head to the ‘Animals for wood elves’ mod page on the Steam workshop here. Also make certain to try our rundown of a few of the best strategy games  and greatest Total War: Warhammer 2 mods on PC whilst you’re right here.

Top picture credit score: Calm&NormalTime / Steam Workshop