Cold One Knight

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Cold One Knights.

Cold One Knights are the Dark Elf shock cavalry. The knights are some of the most skilled Druchii warriors, whose sheer strength matches that of their mounts. [1]


Cold Ones are very resilient, with their thick scales protecting them from most harm. Their intelligence, however, is lacking, for their reflexes are not the best and they can be easily distracted, going the wrong way and refusing to let the knight control them. Hopefully, they will not get too far, for the reptilians can't match horses in speed, let alone the fine elven steeds.[1]


Following the discovery of the Underworld Sea, knights mounted on Cold Ones are used in battle for the first time in -2319 IC and although effective are present in too small numbers to make a difference. [3a]

Weapons and Equipment

The Long lance of a Cold One Knight is known as a Kheitain (Soul Eater). [4a][5a]

  • 3rd Edition: Hand Weapon, Light Armour and Shield, can have Crossbows, Lances and Repeating Crossbows, Helldrakes may have magical Standard and Instrument. [2a]
  • 4th Edition: Sword, Heavy Armour and Shield, May have Lances and Repeating Crossbows and a Magical Standard. [3b]
  • 6th Edition: Hand Weapon, Heavy Armour, Lance and Shield, may have a Magic Standard. May be led by a Dread Knight, Musician and Standard Bearer. [4b]
  • 7th Edition: Hand Weapon, Heavy Armour, Lance and Shield, may have a Magic Standard. May be led by a Dread Knight, Musician and Standard Bearer. Dread Knight may have magic items. [5b]


In 3rd Edition, they were split into the Helldrakes - veteran riders and Doomdrakes - young riders still establishing control over their mounts. [2a]




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