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Chainmail Set 3: Dire Boar
By Bruce R. Cordell and Rob Heinsoo

Model: Dire Boar

Faction: Drazen’s Horde

Why It Rocks: It’s fast, has double-digit health, and inflicts god-awful amounts of damage when it hits.

Tricks and Tactics: The Dire Boar is Drazen’s Horde new bruiser of choice, unless you’re planning to pull off fancy maneuvers. It wants to close with the enemy as fast as possible. In fact, since it’s a Wild Troop, the Dire Boar often has no choice. The only speed it knows is "full charge ahead."

The Dire Boar nearly always teams up with the Hobgoblin Adept, meaning that it usually gets to benefit from the Adept’s bull’s strength spell. Add up the numbers, and enemies want to destroy the Dire Boar with ranged attacks. Killing it while it is in melee gives it one last melee attack, ensuring that the Dire Boar rarely dies alone.

Enemies Who Hate to See It: Ranged attack armies are not fond of an enemy that hits them so fast. But the fact is, hardly anyone is happy to see the Dire Boar.

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