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Stormcloaks faction trailer and special faction features

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Hello, dear friends!

Thank you all for your patience, we are finally returning and will slowly publish news on fashion. One of such news will be articles about two new factions - the Great House Sadras and the Stormcloaks. And we begin, of course, with the second one.

The Stormcloaks are folk of the rebel Eastern Holds of Skyrim, united around the famous Jarl of Windhelm, the hero of the Great War - Ulfric Stormcloak. Ulfric believes that the Concordat concluded by the Empire with Thalmor after the victory over the Aldmeri Dominion is derogatory and the Skyrim’s Nords are not obliged to comply with its terms. He longs for the independence of Skyrim and the expulsion of the emissaries of Thalmor from Skyrim.

At the start of the campaign, the Stormcloaks and Skyrim are allied. This is due to the fact that although their organiztion already existed at the time of 4E 199, Ulfric and his vassals were still loyal to the crown and hoped that King Torygg would declare independence from the Empire. As we all know, this did not happen, the king was murdered, and civil war began in Skyrim. However, the player has a chance to both speed up these events in the game and completely avoid them.

If a player attacks Skyrim before the historic moment of the Torygg’s murder, a civil war will begin, with all the ensuing consequences. If the crown at that time is loyal to the Empire, Cyrodiil will bring into Skyrim the legions that will be controlled by the Kingdom, but if Skyrim at the time of the attack already breaks relations with the Empire, then this will not happen.

If the player does not take any action regarding the conquest of Skyrim until the middle of 4E 201, the game itself will carefully invite him to start an uprising. King Torygg will be killed, and war will begin between loyal Holds and the player’s faction. The Empire will also introduce legions if Skyrim remains loyal to it.

All these opportunities will be available to the player, even if he himself plays for the crown, with the only difference being that the Stormcloaks will not attack themselves until the required time. If a player maintains an alliance with the Empire by the middle of 4E 201, he will have at his disposal General Tullius and legionnaires, with limited opportunities to hire and retrain them.

The Stormcloak troops are similar to the Skyrim army with minor modifications. All insurgent units are slightly below the defense scores, and the attack scores, on the contrary, are increased. The Stormcloaks also have new units: Unblooded, ordinary cannon fodder, Ice Veins, a squad of archers in heavy armor, and also horse archers. These changes are made to diversify the gameplay for the rebels, as well as to slightly increase their chances in confrontation with the legion, because Skyrim loyal to Cyrodiil will be able to throw into battle with them not only his troops, but also imperial legionaries, albeit in small quantities.

We tried to make the Stormcloaks not seem to be the simple redesign of Skyrim. Let's hope we did it. You can check it out when The Elder Scrolls: Total War 2.0 comes out. Thanks for attention!


That trailer was awesome! You should make a rebuttal trailer to show us the legionaries and Tullius if you remain a loyalist.

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Yeah, it would be nice (especially because we both are fans of Empire), but for now we are concentrated on making next video about second new faction - House Sadras.

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Can't wait to kill them all >:D

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Can not wait for this!!!

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The Chad High King Ulfric Stormcloak vs The Virgin Tulius Puppet of the Thalmor

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For the true sons and daughters of Skyrim!!!

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Awesome trailer and great looking roster. It's a great idea to differentiate them from regular Skyrim.

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