Lich and Power Lich

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Necropolis creatures
Level 1
Skeleton Skeleton
Skeleton Warrior Skeleton Warrior
Level 2
Walking Dead Walking Dead
Zombie Zombie
Level 3
Wight Wight
Wraith Wraith
Level 4
Vampire Vampire
Vampire Lord Vampire Lord
Level 5
Lich Lich
Power Lich Power Lich
Level 6
Black Knight Black Knight
Dread Knight Dread Knight
Level 7
Bone Dragon Bone Dragon
Ghost Dragon Ghost Dragon
Towns
Castle Rampart Tower
Inferno Necropolis Dungeon
Stronghold Fortress Conflux
Cove Neutral
Statistics
Lich
Creature Lich.gif
 Cost per troop 
Resource Gold 20x18.gif
550

Attack 13
Defense 10
Damage 11–13
Health 30
Speed 6
Movement Ground
Size 1
Shots 12
Growth 3
AI Value 848
 Special abilities:
Undead
Ranged attack
Death cloud
Power Lich
Creature Power Lich.gif
 Cost per troop 
Resource Gold 20x18.gif
600

Attack 13
Defense 10
Damage 11–15
Health 40
Speed 7
Movement Ground
Size 1
Shots 24
Growth 3
AI Value 1079
 Special abilities:
Undead
Ranged attack
Death cloud
Mausoleum  Lich (adventure map).gifPower Lich (adventure map).gif

Liches and Power Liches are level 5 creatures of Necropolis town. They are recruited from the Mausoleum. Both types of liches attack at range with a death cloud attack, which always causes damage in the target hex but also causes damage to all non-undead creatures in adjacent hexes. At hand-to-hand combat they defend themselves with blows from their scepters, suffering from melee penalty.

Special ability death cloud[edit]

Liches' death cloud special ability only works when they attack at range. In addition to normal ranged attack damage in target hex, the death cloud also causes a "puff of death" that affects all 6 adjacent hexes around the target hex dealing damage to all living creatures in the radius. The damage is caused equally to allied and enemy creatures, and the amount is calculated individually for all affected creatures. Two hexes wide creatures do not suffer additional damage if both of their hexes are affected. Although Liches also defend Necropolis towns in arrow towers, their attacks follow the arrow tower calculations, and do not apply the death cloud effect.

Creatures immune to death cloud:

Elementals: Undead:

Gargoyles:

Golems:

It should be noted, that the immunity only concerns the cloud causing damage to adjacent hexes. It does not protect creatures from liches' normal ranged attack damage.

Heroes with a specialty[edit]
  • Moandor Moandor the Death Knight has liches as a specialty, which increases the Attack and Defense skills of any Liches or Power Liches for each level attained after 5th level and gives them a speed bonus of 1.

Horn of the Abyss[edit]

Liches and Power Liches can shoot death cloud at any hex of the battlefield except for its own hex and adjacent ones (unless sniper bow is present). Targeting dialogue is called by pressing G.

See also: