Corsair

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A group of corsairs and a captured slave.
A raiding party of corsairs.

Corsairs are ruthless seaborne raiders of the Dark Elves. They ply their bloody trade mainly on the Black Arks, while others sail the sea on raiding vessels. These warriors also sell their services of battle to aspiring Dreadlords who wish to raid towns and coastal settlements.

The home of the Corsairs are the Black Arks, and their lives are devoted to plundering the lands of other others. Corsairs are celebrated among Dark Elf society for their daring and drive to gain riches and glory despite the risks. They return to Naggaroth after years of raiding, often with enough slaves and plunder to establish themselves as princes.

In battle Corsairs arm themselves with viciously serrated and curved swords, as well as compact one-handed repeating crossbows. They also equip themselves with barbed nets and grapples in order to capture escaping victims.

Notable

  • Megara: A Corsair captain whose arrangement with the vampire Queen Neferata lasted from -1146 to -900 (Imperial Calendar), Neferata supplied her with Tilean slaves in exchange for not raiding the city of Sartosa[1]

Quotes

To sail with a Black Ark is one of the greatest honours that any Druchii could ever aspire to. I trained long, and hard to earn my berth upon the Wind of Damnation, slaying several undeserving rivals to the post along the way. It is a worthy life. i get to regularly practice my skills upon our many enemies and one tenth of the plunder that I seize is mine to keep. Slaves, gold and fame, these too can be yours if you are bold.

~Teilancarr, Druchii Corsair .[2]

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