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Tactics in WAR are abilities that you can buy with the points that you gain for leveling. They provide small gains (typically +5%) in various skills or aspects of your character. You cannot change them when you're in combat. Choosing the current set of active Tactics allows you to specialize your character for an expected situation at hand, for example: Ironbreakers can use Ancestral Hatred which increases damage against Greenskins, while Black Orcs have access to I Hates Stunties which increases damage to Dwarfs.

Before entering into a battle, tactics are chosen and slotted into the Strategy bar according to what you feel will be most useful in the upcoming fight. This gives a little more ability to make your character how you want it to be, and also adds more strategy. It also allows you to have, say, one tactics-load out that is tweaked for performance in solo play, and another that you switch to when you group up to perform a certain task.

Switching tactics load out is done through a simple drop down menu in the UI.

Example tactics include: Blood Up, Fight, Mighty Blow, Eye in the Sky, Seeing Red, Press the Attack, Death Wish, Hard Headed, and Don't Let it Show.

A more complete list can be found at Category: Tactics.

Tactics SlotsEdit

Tactic slots

Tactic slots, revealed in developer podcast #11

As you progress through the game, you gain many tactics abilities. They are divided into three sub-categories, General (Career Tactics), RvR (Renown Tactics) and PvE (Tome Tactics). The catch, however, is that you can only slot (use) a limited number at a time.

Tactic slots are unlocked as your level increases:

{| class="wikitable" style="text-align: center;"

|+ align="bottom" |*Needs renown rank ! Rank ! Career ! RvR* ! Tactics |- | 1-9 | 0 | rowspan="2" | 1 | rowspan="5" | 1 |- | 10-19 | 1 |- | 20-29 | 2 | rowspan="3" | 2 |- | 30-39 | 3 |- | 40 | 4 |}

Start Edit

As a general rule, you will acquire tactics in the following sequence:

Tome Tactics Edit

Tome Tactics are gained from unlocking entries (Tactic Fragments) in the Bestiary section of the Tome of Knowledge. There are several different types of tome tactic available to unlock. These are:

Tactics by Race and Career Edit



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