Ruins

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Only available when the unofficial expansion, Horn of the Abyss, is installed.
Ruins
Picture
Ruins.gif
% Guards Content XP
 30 % 
Skeleton
20
Wight
3
Wraith
3
Skeleton Warrior
10
Power Lich
1
1000 Gold Experience
328
 30 % 
Skeleton
30
Wight
5
Wraith
5
Skeleton Warrior
10
Power Lich
1
2000 Gold Experience
460
 30 % 
Skeleton
40
Wight
7
Wraith
7
Skeleton Warrior
20
Power Lich
2
3000 Gold Experience
692
 10 % 
Skeleton
50
Wight
9
Wraith
9
Skeleton Warrior
20
Power Lich
3
4000 Gold Experience
864
Visiting scheme
Ruins (vs).png
Event
Bone rattling and otherworldly howls echo between crumbling walls and towers. Do you wish to explore the ruins?
* * *
You climb the mound of bones to reach the top of the highest standing tower, where you find a heap of ancient coins. You also take some time to read the land lying around.
* * *
Wind whistling about melodically is the most interesting thing you find in the ruins. Well, at least you manage to take a good look around the place from the tower.

Ruins is an adventure map location, and commonly known as one of the creature banks. It is guarded by around 40–90 undead creatures. The more guards there are, the better the reward. Treasure contains gold. After defeating the guards, the shroud is removed from all tiles within 12 tiles from Ruins. If Ruins are already visited, the shroud is removed anyway.

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The guards are divided into five stacks of:

A hex: 20/30/40/50 Skeletons
B hex: 3/5/7/9 Wights
C hex: 3/5/7/9 Wraiths
D hex: 10/10/20/20 Skeleton Warriors
E hex: 1/1/2/3 Power Liches

Creatures of the same speed (Wraiths/Power Liches and Wights/Skeleton Warriors) attack in alphabetic order: from A to E.

The hero's troops are located in blue hexes 1-7 (a tail hex for two-hexed creatures) according to stack positioning in the army slots 1-7. But if the hero has less than 7 stacks, e.g. 3, they will be placed in hexes 1-3 no matter how they were placed in the army slots.

Though war machines are not present on the battlefield, the infinite shots effect from Ammo Cart is active.

Slain enemies do not respawn (should the hero retreat or be defeated).

Guards preview[edit]

Guards Guards preview Status bar hint
30 %: Skeleton x20, Wight x3, Wraith x3, Skeleton Warrior x10, Power Lich x1 lots (20-49) of skeletons, a few (1-4) Wights/Wraiths, a pack (10-19) of Skeleton Warriors, and a few (1-4) Power Liches lots (20-49) of creatures
30 %: Skeleton x30, Wight x5, Wraith x5, Skeleton Warrior x10, Power Lich x1 lots (20-49) of skeletons, several (5-9) Wights/Wraiths, a pack (10-19) of Skeleton Warriors, and a few (1-4) Power Liches horde (50-99) of creatures
30 %: Skeleton x40, Wight x7, Wraith x7, Skeleton Warrior x20, Power Lich x2 lots (20-49) of skeletons, several (5-9) Wights/Wraiths, lots (20-49) of Skeleton Warriors, and a few (1-4) Power Liches
10 %: Skeleton x50, Wight x9, Wraith x9, Skeleton Warrior x20, Power Lich x3 horde (50-99) of Skeletons, several (5-9) Wights/Wraiths, lots (20-49) of Skeleton Warriors, and a few (1-4) Power Liches

Default settings for random map generator[edit]

  • Terrain: highlands.
  • Value: 1000.
  • Density: 100.

See also[edit]