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Ghoul

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[e][h]Undead Ghoul
Unit Information
Built From:
Crypt
Cost:
 120  18  2
2 on Blight
0 (6)
Sleeps:
no
Formation Rank:
0
1400 / 800
Acquisition Range:
500
Selection Priorty:
5
Movement
270 (350)
Turn Rate:
0.5
Move Type:
foot
Collision Size:
31
Cargo Size:
1
Icon
Combat
12 - 14 (15 - 20)
1.3 (0.96296296296296)
  • ground
  • structure
  • debris
  • item
  • ward

Basic attack unit and lumber harvester. Can learn Cannibalize and Ghoul Frenzy.

Attacks land units and trees.

Spell & Abilities[edit]

Gather
Cast Type : Active
Target Type : Unit Target
Harvests lumber from trees.
Lumber Capacity : 20
Damage to Trees : 2
Tree Attack Cooldown : 1.35 seconds
Hotkey : G
Cannibalize
Cast Type : Channel
Target Type : No Target
Consumes a nearby corpse to heal 16 hit points per second.
Targets Allowed : Dead, Organic
Duration : 20 s
Heal per second : 16
Notes : The most wounded units are prioritized, if a group is ordered to cannibalize.
Hotkey : C
Upgrade: Cannibalize
Cost : 50  Research Time:  15
Researched at : Crypt
 Hotkey : C

Notes[edit]

Ghoul Frenzy
Cast Type : Passive
Target Type : No Target
Increases the attack rate of Ghouls by 35%, and increases their movement speed.
Attack Speed : +35%
Movement Speed : +60
Upgrade: Ghoul Frenzy
Cost : 100 150  Research Time:  50
Researched at : Crypt
 Hotkey : Z
Requirements : Black Citadel
Unit Inventory (Undead)
Cast Type : Passive
Target Type : No Target
Allows the unit to carry 2 items.
Item Capacity : 2
Notes : Items cannot be used by the unit and are dropped, if the unit dies.
Upgrade: Backpack (Undead)
Cost : 50 25  Research Time:  20
Researched at : Necropolis
Requirements : Tomb of Relics

Upgrades[edit]

Unholy Strength
Increases the attack damage of Ghouls, Meat Wagons, Abominations, Skeleton Warriors, and Skeletal Mages.
Researched at : Graveyard
 Hotkey : S
Cost : 125 50  Research Time:  60
Damage Dice Bonus : 1
Improved Unholy Strength
Cost : 200 150  Research Time:  75
Requires : Halls of the Dead
Damage Dice Bonus : 2
 
Advanced Unholy Strength
Cost : 275 250  Research Time:  90
Requires : Black Citadel
Damage Dice Bonus : 3
 
Unholy Armor
Increases the armor of Ghouls, Abominations, Skeleton Warriors, and Skeletal Mages.
Researched at : Graveyard
 Hotkey : U
Cost : 125 50  Research Time:  60
Armor Bonus : 2
Improved Unholy Armor
Cost : 200 150  Research Time:  75
Requires : Halls of the Dead
Armor Bonus : 4
 
Advanced Unholy Armor
Cost : 275 250  Research Time:  90
Requires : Black Citadel
Armor Bonus : 6
 

Version History[edit]

Balance Patch History
VersionReleaseBalance Changes
1.36.22024-06-04
1.36.02023-05-09
  • Buff Cannibalization cost reduced from 75 to 50 gold.
  • Buff Cannibalization research time reduced from 30 to 15 seconds.
1.31.02019-05-28
1.30.02018-08-08
1.172004-09-20
  • Neutral Harvesting, building, and repairing workers are the only units left behind by a teleport.
1.102003-07-03
  • Buff Ghoul hit points upgraded to 340 from 330.
1.042002-11-04
  • Neutral Player-controlled Ghouls no longer turn off pathing against units when they are instructed to harvest lumber.

References[edit]