Creative Assembly have finally revealed the release date for Total War: Warhammer II's upcoming DLC named The Prophet and The Warlock. The DLC is launching on 17 April 2019 and it will introduce two new Legendary Lords among other things.
Total War: Warhammer II is set to receive its third major DLC in the upcoming weeks. Creative Assembly announced today that the next DLC is named The Prophet and The Warlock and it's coming on 17 April 2019.
The long-awaited DLC was a subject of many leaks and rumours in previous months but now, we have a full, detailed description of everything that Creative Assembly will add to their fantasy turn-based strategy.
The Prophet and The Warlock DLC includes two powerful new Legendary Lords with new quest chains, legendary items and skill trees. You will be able to play as Skaven Clan Skryre or the as Lizardmen Cult of Sotek, with brand new campaign mechanics. Also, the Legendary Lords will be playable in both the Eye of the Vortex and Mortal Empires Campaign.
The new Skaven Lord is named Ikit Claw and he is the Warlock Engineer. Some of his unique features and mechanics are Clan Skryre Forbidden Workshop, Warpstorm Doomrockets and Doomsphere.
As for the Lizardmen Lord, he is Tehenhauin, the Prophet of Sotek and his unique additions include Prophecy of Sotek, Sacrifices to Sotek and the ultimate sacrifice: Invocation of Sotek.
Along with the two Legendary Lords, the new DLC will offer two additional Lord types and nine new battlefield units and variants, including the bullet-spewing Ratling Gun Weapons Teams and the Ripperdactyls.
Players will also be able to recruit new Regiment of Renown units including The Thunderous One, Star Chamber Guardians, Colossadon Hunters and more.
Creative Assembly also promise a lot of free content that will drop alongside the new DLC, but they did not share specific details about this particular content. They only mentioned that a refresh of the Skaven and Lizardmen factions with an overhaul of Bretonnia in the Mortal Empires Campaign will be included.
You can find more details about the new Legendary Lords and their abilities here.