Total War: Warhammer II's final race is the Skaven


Rat Race

The final playable race for Total War: Warhammer II has been revealed as the rodent based Skaven. Fans speculated this from the initial trailer, which showed a rat biting at the corpse of a fallen warrior, but now the cat is officially out of the bag. Or, rat, perhaps.

As Sega so delicately puts it, "Their motives obscured, the devious Skaven are a highly numerous species who inhabit vast subterranean lairs. Now, their time of prophecy is upon us, and this verminous Race have emerged to spread pestilence and mayhem across the face of the New World." Sounds disease ridden.

Creative Assembly also unleashed a cinematic trailer for the Skaven, which is honestly pretty cool looking. It doesn't show much actual gameplay, but you can took a look at a couple of screenshots to see in-game models.

I haven't played a Total War game since the original Rome, so I'm a bit surprised at how hectic this looks. It seems almost like a traditional RTS instead of the massive scale wars that typify Total War. Seeing as how Warhammer II has a combined campaign map, maybe I should just jump in here.

Total War: Warhammer 2 confirms the Skaven as fourth race [PC Gamer]

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