There are actually greater than 60 playable legendary lords out there in Total War: Warhammer 2’s Mortal Empires marketing campaign in the event you embody the couple dozen that carried over from the first Total Warhammer. As new lords have been launched, it’s been onerous to not really feel that a few of the authentic strategy game’s crew have misplaced a little bit of their lustre by comparability. Now there’s a mod that spiffs good ol’ Karl Franz up a bit so he can keep tempo with his newer, flashier competitors.

The Karl Franz Reboot mod by Steam consumer Vacuumrider reworks Franz’s talent tree in a number of key areas. The mod doesn’t alter his base stats, however as an alternative tinkers with a few of his talents to be able to make Franz a greater late-game contender in opposition to the likes of Rakarth of Karand Kar and Throt the Unclean. Franz’s legendary hammer, Ghal Maraz, will get an added +50% base weapon harm, for instance, and his ‘Hold the Line’ potential is reorganised to unlock alongside with ‘Leader of Men’ at Rank 6. The management bonus granted by ‘Leader of Men’ expands from +50% to +100%.

The mod grants Franz some model new talents, like ‘Hold the Line!’, that enable him to keep his troopers in the combat longer, however the place you’ll possible discover the greatest adjustments is to the bonuses he’s in a position to give to his devoted troopers, significantly the Reiksguard.

After unlocking ‘Inspiring Presence,’ Franz can decide up two new abilities that scale up three ranges every. There’s ‘Combined Arms’, which provides a bunch of hefty bonuses to Franz’ Empire melee models, and ‘Imperial Guard,’ which grants +eight to each melee assault and defence to his Reiksguard and greatswords models.

The general impact is to make Franz – and his lord’s military – a complete lot punchier fairly shortly, and keep him in the combat via the late sport. Once you’re there, you’ve acquired the new ‘Deliverance’ heal to unlock at rank 20, which restores up to 1392 hit factors to Franz and blinds anybody round him for 10 seconds. Not unhealthy.

You can discover the mod over on the Steam Workshop, and it’s price subscribing in the event you’d like to provide Franz a little bit of a bonus in your subsequent Mortal Empires sport.