Morale in Battle for Wesnoth

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Post by Ave »

I agree that morale in general would break Wesnoth. But what about 'special' effects like fear, paralyzation etc.
Probably a poisoning unit could paralyze its opponent after leveling.

Paralyzation: can freeze a unit for 1 turn on some percent, removing the hitting back opportunity too. Cure removes this effect too.

Fear: makes the unit's strength halved against the one caused fear (probably only for one round, and leadership removes this effect).

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I think that it would be useful to have a 'dread'/'fear' ability. The way it'd work imo is that units of a lower level fight at half strength against the unit that causes the fear.

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The upgrade of wraith (if any) should have fear/dread.
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Post by Christophe33 »

I agree that some undead should have fear abilities against non undead. Should it work all the time or only during nightime?
On the other hand, the mage of light could also have fear targeted against undead .
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The mage of light already slaughters undead...no need to make it more powerful against them.
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Post by Ave »

Maybe if there were a priest/cleric they could turn undead. But i guess mages shouldn't have that power.

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Post by Eponymous-Archon »

Along these lines, I wonder what other powers might be reasonable and analogous to the Mage of Light's adjacency influence (or like leadership).

Paralysis, for example: adjacent enemy units can't strike back when attacked. If allowed to attack on their own, this would create some nice risk to the paralyzer to compensate for the risk-free attacking phase he and his allies enjoy.

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