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Gelu the Ranger
Basic information:
Gelu Class: Ranger
Gender: Male
Race: Half Vori-Elf, half Human
Little is known about Gelu. Gelu was found and raised by General Morgan Kendal when he was serving under Catherine Ironfist. Gelu now commands Erathia's guerilla forces known as the Forest Guard. He is believed to be half Human, half Vori Elf.
Specialty: Sharpshooters
Specialty Sharpshooters Can upgrade Archers, Marksmen, Wood Elves and Grand Elves to Sharpshooters.
Starting primary skills:
Attack 1 Defense 3 Spell Power 1 Knowledge 1
Starting secondary skills:
Basic Leadership  Basic Leadership
Basic Archery  Basic Archery
Starting troops:
Sharpshooter Sharpshooter 6 Always
Sharpshooter Sharpshooter 3 88% (Always Horn of the Abyss)
Sharpshooter Sharpshooter 1 25% (Always Horn of the Abyss)
Starting movement points:

Gelu the Ranger is a Rampart hero.

"Gelu had barely graduated from the Forest Guard, ready for a fight and eager to prove himself. His seriousness was surprising in one so young and contrasted greatly against the boisterous Crag Hack." - Yog's letter to the Wizards of Bracada SoD manual

Introduced in Armageddon's Blade, and appears also in Shadow of Death. Gelu is typically only available in the campaigns, unless the map-maker has enabled him in custom scenarios.


The cost of upgrading units to sharpshooters is:

Archer Archer 300 Gold Sharpshooter 
Marksman Marksman 250 Gold Sharpshooter 
Wood Elf Wood Elf 200 Gold Sharpshooter 
Grand Elf Grand Elf 175 Gold Sharpshooter 

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Gelu's special ability is formidable. Even so powerful that he is typically disabled in custom made maps. While you should have no reasonable difficulty using Gelu as a main hero during the single player campaign, he could also be used as a sharpshooter-upgrading-support-hero sitting in a town garrison or following your main hero.

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