Dawn of War II: Elite is a multiplayer mod for Dawn of War II: Retribution. Originally envisioned by Caeltos (a competitive player with a wealth of experience spanning through vanilla to Retribution) as an experimental balance mod for high-level players, Elite evolved into making bolder changes as THQ cut the official support of DOW 2 in their dive toward bankruptcy. The addition of new abilities and units became commonplace, from Space Marine Sternguard Veterans, Eldar Fire Dragons, Chaos Raptors to the Ork Flash Gitz, finalising in the introduction of an entirely new faction - the Grey Knights, based on Bloodravage’s Destroyer 40k mod – all designed from a competitive PvP angle. Coupled with continuous development and an active community dedicated to casts, coverage and regular events, the Elite mod continues to preserve and enrich the de facto Warhammer 40K RTS to this day.

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Sorry for the delay in getting them here, but the installers for 2.6.1 and 2.7 are up, and the links to the changelogs are in the descriptions for the downloads. If you can, post any questions over on the official dawnofwar.info forums. I'll check here occasionally, but you'll have more luck getting answers over there.

You will need to install 2.6.1 before 2.7 to make 2.7 work.

Elite Mod 2.6 released

Elite Mod 2.6 released

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Full release and changelog for DoW 2: Elite Mod 2.6

Release of version 2.5.1 of the elite mod

Release of version 2.5.1 of the elite mod

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Release of version 2.5.1 + release log + thoughts behind some of the changes

Release of version 2.5 of the elite mod

Release of version 2.5 of the elite mod

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Release of version 2.5 + release log + new portraits

Release of version 2.4.1 of the elite mod

Release of version 2.4.1 of the elite mod

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Get version 2.4.1 while it's hot + changelog + preview video.

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dow2 elite 2.7.1 full installer

dow2 elite 2.7.1 full installer

Full Version 5 comments

Elite Mod version 2.7.1. Does not require any previous version to install.

Elite Mod Ver. 2.7 Release

Elite Mod Ver. 2.7 Release

Patch 2 comments

Version 2.7 of the Elite Mod for Dawn of War 2: Retribution. Requires version 2.6.1 to be installed.

Elite Mod 2.6.1 Full

Elite Mod 2.6.1 Full

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Version 2.6.1 of the Elite Mod for Dawn of War 2: Retribution. Does not require previous versions.

Elite Mod Ver. 2.6 Full

Elite Mod Ver. 2.6 Full

Full Version 18 comments

Version 2.6 of the Elite Mod for Dawn of War 2: Retribution. Does not require previous versions.

Elite Mod - Ver. 2.5.1 Hotfix - Update

Elite Mod - Ver. 2.5.1 Hotfix - Update

Patch 7 comments

Hotfix for Elite Mod 2.5 fixes some Army Painter issues with 2.5. Does require version 2.5.

Elite Mod - Ver. 2.5.1 Hotfix - Full

Elite Mod - Ver. 2.5.1 Hotfix - Full

Full Version 13 comments

Hotfix for Elite Mod 2.5. Fixes some Army Painter issues with 2.5. Does not require version 2.5.

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Why does my mod have no range $100000(Numbers)

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DeusImperator
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Great team, great mod folks!

Would rather recommend this instead of Dow3 if you want pvps!

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bf2011
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100 population is seriously insufficient, we need to scenes of war, Request to release a 300 population patch!

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Darkblade_305
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This mod (ai_for_ELITE_v3p0_extractme) is working for current versions of elite mod?.
Link: Moddb.com

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downloaded it and then? How do i install this?

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DoMiNaNt_HuNtEr
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So does the skirmish AI work?

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This game was one of the reasons of where I learned about the 40k universe. I had heard about it but this game made it come to life. Now with the ELITE MOD it has only gotten better. For almost 2 years now the team has been dedicated to bringing out patches and including other members in creating new units, abilities, maps and balance changes. They have modeling artists, portrait artists, voice actors and more. If you liked Dawn of War 2 this will be the reason you keep playing this oldie but goodie.

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