Warhammer: Chaosbane Adds Spooky Scary Skeletons With Tomb Kings DLC

I fucking love Tomb Kings. The world needs more Tomb Kings. The redheaded stepchild of the Warhammer Fantasy Universe, the Tomb Kings are the best take on zombies in all of nerdlore. They’re not some legion of mindless thralls (like some shitty von Carstein). The Tomb Kings serve their chosen lord out of eternal respect and reverence. And those lords serve Settra the Imperishable, Khemrikhara, The Great King of Nehekhara, King of Kings, Opener of the Way, Wielder of the Divine Flame, Punisher of Nomads, The Great Unifier, Commander of the Golden Legion, Sacred of Appearance, Bringer of Light, Father of Hawks, Builder of Cities, Protector of the Two Worlds, Keeper of the Hours, Chosen of Ptra, High Steward of the Horizon, Sailor of the Great Vitae, Sentinel of the Two Realms, The Undisputed, Begetter of the Begat, Scourge of the Faithless, Carrion-feeder, First of the Charnel Valley, Rider of the Sacred Chariot, Vanquisher of Vermin, Champion of the Death Arena, Mighty Lion of the Infinite Desert, Emperor of the Shifting Sands, He Who Holds The Sceptre, Great Hawk Of The Heavens, Arch-Sultan of Atalan, Waker of the Hierotitan, Monarch of the Sky, Majestic Emperor of the Shifting Sands, Champion of the Desert Gods, Breaker of the Ogre Clans, Builder of the Great Pyramid, Terror of the Living, Master of the Never-Ending Horizon, Master of the Necropolises, Taker of Souls, Tyrant to the Foolish, Bearer of Ptra’s Holy Blade, Scion of Usirian, Scion of Nehek, The Great, Chaser of Nightmares, Keeper of the Royal Herat, Founder of the Mortuary Cult, Banisher of the Grand Hierophant, High Lord Admiral of the Deathfleets, Guardian of the Charnal Pass, Tamer of the Liche King, Unliving Jackal Lord, Dismisser of the Warrior Queen, Charioteer of the Gods, He Who Does Not Serve, Slayer off Reddittras, Scarab Purger, Favoured of Usirian, Player of the Great Game, Liberator of Life, Lord Sand, Wrangler of Scorpions, Emperor of the Dunes, Eternal Sovereign of Khemri’s Legions, Seneschal of the Great Sandy Desert, Curserer of the Living, Regent of the Eastern Mountains, Warden of the Eternal Necropolis, Herald of all Heralds, Caller of the Bitter Wind, God-Tamer, Master of the Mortis River, Guardian of the Dead, Great Keeper of the Obelisks, Deacon of the Ash River, Belated of Wakers, General of the Mighty Frame, Summoner of Sandstorms, Master of all Necrotects, Prince of Dust, Tyrant of Araby, Purger of the Greenskin Breathers, Killer of the False God’s Champions, Tyrant of the Gold Dunes, Golden Bone Lord, Avenger of the Dead, Carrion Master, Eternal Warden of Nehek’s Lands, Breaker of Djaf’s Bonds. And they have fucking war sphinxes.

Warhammer: Chaosbane is a dungeon crawler that came out last year to some mixed reviews. Many criticized the antiquated combat system and lackluster builds for most of the classes. Personally, I’m not a huge fan of Diablo-style ARPGs. But then again, they never had Tomb Kings in them. In the DLC you’ll travel to the land of Nehekhara to assist the Amethyst Order in uncovering the dark secrets held within the ancient crypts of the Tomb Kings. You’ll explore the deserts of the Land of the Dead and explore 10 different tombs, filled with both spooky skeletons and deadly environmental puzzles. It’s like Indiana Jones meets Warhammer. I’d say that the inclusion of Settra serves the game, but we all know that Settra DOES NOT SERVE.

Warhammer: Chaosbane is out now on PS4, Xbox One, and PC. The Tomb Kings DLC is presently only available on PC through Steam, but will be released next year on consoles. If you haven’t had a chance to check it out yet, Chaosbane is available now for 50% off. The deal ends December 19th.

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