After their outstanding position in Total War: Warhammer, the dwarves have needed to step again from the actual limelight in Total War: Warhammer 2. That’s to not say they haven’t seen their share of recent legendary lords, however different races have gotten extra consideration within the fantasy strategy game’s second outing. Not to fret, although: a brand new mod provides in a bunch of recent mechanics to make dwarves extra attention-grabbing to play in Warhammer 2.

The Hammer of Grungni provides in new distinctive mechanics for every of the dwarf legendary lords playable in Total War: Warhammer 2, making all them more durable in opposition to their mortal enemies the Greenskins. It additionally provides a brand new constructing chain that permits for the recruitment of elite Stonemasons – highly effective models that draw energy from the guild buildings you’ve constructed throughout your area.

Using the mod, every Dwarf maintain permits for the development of a singular Stonemasons chapter, starting as a Masonry Enclave, and upgradeable first to a Guild Hall after which to a Stonemason Chapter. These buildings improve public order however cut back progress, with the Stonemason Chapter including a distinct bonus relying on the maintain it’s inbuilt.

The 4 dwarf legendary lords all obtain new, distinctive mechanics for his or her campaigns. They’re all attention-grabbing concepts that give a spotlight to every lord’s objectives – Belegar Ironhammer, for example, earns new factors of ‘renown’ by profitable battles, and as he unlocks renown tiers, he good points new bonuses and runes to make use of in battle.

Ungrim Ironfist, then again, now can search to earn ‘acclaim’ by happening monster hunts – defeat the assigned military inside a sure variety of turns, and he’ll get the choice of both everlasting upgrades for Slayers or taming the beast on the head of the military and recruiting it into his personal.

Modder greyTiger says the “heart and soul” of The Hammer of Grungni is the brand new Runeword system. All 4 lords can use it, though they’ve completely different bonuses whereas utilizing the runeforge. You’ll click on runes to create phrases, and these runewords will final for 10 turns and supply a distinct impact – and you’ll even unlock 4 hidden models by experimenting with the system.

To play The Hammer of Grungni, you’ll first must subscribe to the UI Modding Framework. Once that’s completed, you possibly can head over the Hammer of Grungni Steam Workshop page and subscribe – Steam and the Total War launcher will deal with the remainder.

It’ll tide us over for some time till we hear extra about Total War: Warhammer III, which is due out later this yr.