Glaive Thrower

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[e][h] Glaive Thrower
Unit Information
Built From:
Build Time:
48
T
Requirements:
Cost:
210 65 3
300
2
1400 / 1200 (1400 / 1400)
Acquisition Range:
1150
  • Mechanical
Selection Priorty:
2
Formation Rank:
3
Movement
220
Turn Rate:
0.4
Move Type:
foot
Collision Size:
48
Cargo Size:
2
Icon
Combat
Requirement:
Vorpal Blades
45 - 62 (48 - 116)
45 - 62 (48 - 116)
Area:
Full Dmg: 25
40% Dmg: 50
25% Dmg: 150
Full Dmg: 25
40% Dmg: 50
25% Dmg: 150
Area Targets:
  • ground
  • structure
  • debris
  • wall
  • ground
  • structure
  • debris
  • wall
  • tree
1150
1150
artillery
artillery
3.5
3.5
  • ground
  • structure
  • debris
  • wall
  • item
  • ward
  • ground
  • structure
  • debris
  • wall
  • item
  • ward
  • tree

Long-range siege weaponry. Exceptional damage versus buildings. Cannot attack air units.

Spells & Abilities[edit]

Vorpal Blades
Cast Type : Passive
Target Type : No Target
Increases the speed of glaives lauched by the Glaive Thrower. Allows them to damage trees.
Projectile Speed : 2000
Upgrade: Vorpal Blades
Cost : 125 100  Research Time:  60
Researched at : Ancient of War
 Hotkey : P
Requirements : Tree of AgesHunter's Hall

Upgrades[edit]

Ultravision
Gives Night Elves the ability to see as far at night as they do during the day.
Researched at : Hunter's Hall
 Hotkey : U
Cost : 50 50  Research Time:  45
Strength of the Moon
Increases the damage of Archers, Huntresses, Glaive Throwers, and Hippogryph Riders.
Researched at : Hunter's Hall
 Hotkey : M
Cost : 125 75  Research Time:  60
Damage Dice Bonus : 1
Improved Strength of the Moon
Cost : 175 175  Research Time:  75
Requires : Tree of Ages
Damage Dice Bonus : 2
 
Advanced Strength of the Moon
Cost : 225 275  Research Time:  90
Requires : Tree of Eternity
Damage Dice Bonus : 3
 

Version History[edit]

Balance Patch History
Patch Version Balance Changes
1.31.0 Neutral Vorpal Glaives Upgrade no longer guaranteed to hit its primary target.
Neutral Vorpal Glaives Upgrade no longer changes to do damage in a line, instead Glaive Throwers keep their pre-upgrade circular area of effect damage.
Neutral Vorpal Glaives Upgrade now increases projectile speed from 1400 to 2000.
1.30.2 Nerf Glaive Thrower base damage decreased from 50 to 44.
1.30.0 Buff Glaive Thrower damage increased from 36 - 53 to 51- 68.
1.13 Neutral Glaive Thrower damage changed from 39-50 to 36-53.
1.04 Neutral Ballista Impaling Bolt no longer functions with "Attack Ground."
1.03 Buff Ballistae now have an "Attack Ground" command.
1.01 Nerf Ballista hit points reduced from 450 to 380.

References[edit]

http://classic.battle.net/war3/nightelf/units/glaivethrower.shtml