Grudge Thrower

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Stone Thrower

Grudge Throwers, also known as Stone Throwers are Dwarf stone throwing catapults, originally used to control the paths to the Karaks, Dwarven strongholds. [3a]

The name "Grudge Thrower" derives from the War of the Beard, where - furious at the Elven "betrayal - grudges" were carved upon the rocks by Dwarfs, before launching them towards their enemies. [3a][4]

This worked very well, and so the practice was kept in later wars against the Greenskins, Chaos, Undead and other enemies of the Dwarfs. In "younger" times grudge throwers - like all Dwarven war machines - were constructed without using wood, due to the Dwarfs' belief that wood was not a trustworthy material for any handicraft (especially not for crafting weaponry).

Weapons and Equipment

  • 3rd Edition: 3 crew, each with Hand Weapon. May have Light or Heavy Armour.[2b]
  • 3rd Edition: Goblobber: 3 crew, each with Hand Weapon. May have Light or Heavy Armour. May have Goblin as ammunitions. [2a]
  • 6th Edition: 3 crew, each with Hand Weapon, Light Armour. [1a]
  • W:TOW: 3 Crew, each with Hand Weapon, Light Armour. May take Engineer Runes.[4]

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