|A good hero with a ton of spell
casting skill and some awesome combat spells, Yramrag
is never a bad choice. Since he does not come equipped
with Arcane Power, I can't say he is a great hero.
However, with his 1 Mage pick, he does have the
potential to be. Look for:
Yramrag is an offensive hero. No, I don't
mean he smells bad or curses a lot. What I mean
is that his combination of spell skill and Chaos
spells give him a distinct advantage when attacking
in combat. Other examples of offensive heroes would
be Malleus The Magician
and Morgana The Witch.
Is it any coincidence that they are all spell casters?
Not really. Fighter heroes are good at attacking and
defending since they deal in melee combat. But spell
casters usually lean one way or the other. A good
example of a defensive hero would be
Zaldron The Sage.
Yramrag would be best suited to your "storm-trooper"
army which terrorizes enemy cities and raids lairs.
His Chaos spells can cut down some of the toughest
units, normal or fantastic, and his magical ranged
attacks will mop up the rest. He's not one
of the best mage heroes, but I wouldn't pass him
P.S. Those familar with The DragonLance series might
recognize the story of Yramrag from one of the
short story collections. I forget the dark elf's name,
but he was Raistlin's pupil, the one who betrayed
Raistlin at the magic portal. Anybody remember this