Chainmail Set 4: Ettin Trooper
By Rob Heinsoo
Model: Ettin Trooper
Faction: Drazens Horde
Why It Rocks: Heres the biggest, baddest, four-attacks-per-round slugger in the game. The Ettins not easy to command, but throw a bulls strength spell on it, and it can inflict 12 points of damage per round.
Tips and Tactics: Use anything you can to increase the Ettins somewhat low attack bonus: Sacred Circles, spells, and Orc Gangfighters work best. Dont throw the Ettin into a firing zone where it will be trapped in front of multiple ranged attackers. Dont settle for killing the enemy one at a time, eithermaneuver the Ettin into a spot where it can use all its melee attacks each round.
Enemies Who Hate to See It: The Ettin Troopers great against warbands that cant deliver 7 points or more of fast damage at range to force it to make a rout check. Uncommanded warbands that must face the Ettin head on instead of maneuvering towards its weaker allies are also likely to quake before this bruiser.
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