Anvil of Doom
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The Anvils of Doom were ancient heirlooms of the Dwarfen race. The Anvils were used to forge the greatest of Dwarf weapons. These Anvils were covered in complex runes that the later Runesmiths could not comprehend. When striking the Anvil, a Runesmith used techniques taught to him by his master, who had learned from his master, and so on back. Because of this, no two Anvils of Doom worked the same.
When an Anvil came to battle, it was accompanied by two Anvil Guards. These Dwarfs were bound by unbreakable oaths never to leave an anvil or its smith to the enemy.
While in the past the Anvil of Doom was mounted on wheels to move it across the battlefield, today it will be placed before the beginning of the battle on one point - often a hill top - to strike the runes and unleash the old power that is bound inside of the Anvil.
Known Holds with a Anvil
|How many glory-hungry fools have taken the sacred Anvils of Doom out into battle, boldly thinking they can command the vast powers of such sacred relics? And how many of these precious artefacts have been lost forever because they broke beneath the hammers of these same fools?|
- 1: Warhammer Chronicles: Thanquol and Boneripper (anthology): Thanquol's Doom (Novel)
- 1a: Chapter Six, pg. 545
- Warhammer Armies: Dwarfs (4th Edition), Needs Citation
- Warhammer Armies: Dwarfs (6th Edition), Needs Citation
- Warhammer Armies: Dwarfs (Revised 6th Edition), Needs Citation