Stormbird and Ayssid

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Horn of the Abyss Only available when the unofficial expansion, Horn of the Abyss, is installed.
Cove creatures
Level 1
Nymph Nymph Horn of the Abyss
Oceanid Oceanid Horn of the Abyss
Level 2
Crew Mate Crew Mate Horn of the Abyss
Seaman Seaman Horn of the Abyss
Level 3
Pirate Pirate Horn of the Abyss
Corsair Corsair Horn of the Abyss
Sea Dog Sea Dog Horn of the Abyss
Level 4
Stormbird Stormbird Horn of the Abyss
Ayssid Ayssid Horn of the Abyss
Level 5
Sea Witch Sea Witch Horn of the Abyss
Sorceress Sorceress Horn of the Abyss
Level 6
Nix Nix Horn of the Abyss
Nix Warrior Nix Warrior Horn of the Abyss
Level 7
Sea Serpent Sea Serpent Horn of the Abyss
Haspid Haspid Horn of the Abyss
Towns
Castle Rampart Tower
Inferno Necropolis Dungeon
Stronghold Fortress Conflux
Cove Neutral
Statistics
Stormbird
Creature Stormbird.gif
 Cost per troop 
Resource Gold 20x18.gif
275

Attack 10
Defense 8
Damage 6–9
Health 30
Speed 9
Movement Flying
Size 2
Growth 4 (+3)
AI Value 502
Ayssid
Creature Ayssid.gif
 Cost per troop 
Resource Gold 20x18.gif
325

Attack 11
Defense 8
Damage 6–10
Health 30
Speed 11
Movement Flying
Size 2
Growth 4 (+3)
AI Value 645
 Special abilities:
Ferocity
Nest  Stormbird (adventure map).gifAyssid (adventure map).gif

Stormbirds and Ayssids are the level 4 creatures of Cove. They can be recruited from the Nest.

Building the Roost increases Stormbird and Ayssid growth by +3 per week.

Special ability Ferocity[edit]

If at least one creature was killed by an Ayssid's attack, a second blow is inflicted. It works as a weaker version of double attack.

Heroes with a specialty[edit]

  • Illor Illor the Captain has stormbirds as a specialty, which increases the speed of any Stormbirds or Ayssids by 1 and their Attack and Defense skills by 5% for every 4 levels (rounded up).

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Some may find the information in this section subjective or irrelevant.

Stormbirds are average-at-best fourth level creatures. Ayssids however gain tremendous advantages from the upgrade. They do among the best overall damage of all 4th level creatures, and the ability to strike twice (as long as at least 1 creature died from the initial attack) is invaluable. They are relatively fragile though, so protect them if you can with Shield, Stone Skin, or other such defensive spells.


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