Ogre-Mage (Warcraft II)

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For lore about ogre magi, see Ogre mage.
Ogre-Mage

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Race Ogre mage
Base Unit Ogre
Faction Horde
Statistics
Hit Points 90
Armor 4
Sight 5
Speed 13
Production
Gold 800 Gold
Lumber 100 Lumber
Food 1 Food
Produced at Barracks
Build time 90 seconds
Combat
Basic Damage 8-12
Piercing Damage 4
Range 1
Abilities
Mana 250 Mana
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This article contains lore taken from Warcraft II: Tides of Darkness, Warcraft II: Beyond the Dark Portal, the manuals, and/or official bonus maps.

The Ogre-Magi were originally a small band of extremely loyal Ogre enforcers, transformed by Gul'dan into scheming and malicious sorcerers. By warping and twisting the Elf-magiks of the Runestone at Caer Darrow, Gul'dan was able to infuse the magical abilities of long dead Warlocks into the bodies of these unsuspecting hosts. Once hulking simpletons, the transformed Ogre-Magi can direct their death magiks as easily as their lesser cousins would deliver a crushing blow to any foolish enough to stand in their path. The Ogre-Magi have also become extremely cunning and insidious - serving the Horde only as they see fit.[1]

Spells

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Eye of Kilrogg
Summons a controllable Eye of Kilrogg, which can be used to remove Fog of War

The Ogre-Mage creates a free-floating apparition in the form of a disembodied Eye that he can then direct through the air to look down upon enemy forces and encampments. Named for the great leader of the Bleeding Hollow clan, this ever vigilant Eye transmits its view to the caster, giving him the knowledge of both the lands it wanders and those creatures who live there. The Eye will vanish after a time, leaving the Ogre-Mage with the knowledge of the terrain.[2]


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Bloodlust
Puts a powerful buff on a friendly unit

This enchantment is used to instill an insatiable lust for blood into a fellow warrior, causing him to enter into a savage, berserk rage. A fighter who feels this Bloodlust deals more damage to his opponents than normally could be done. Although this spell bestows no permanent effects upon one so enchanted, it has been known to push an already bloodthirsty Orc over the edge...[2]
In the beta Version of Warcraft II, the Bloodlust spell had a different icon.


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Runes
Summons trapped runes over an area

The casting of ancient and powerful Runes enables the Ogre-Mage to lay an abstruse trap for those hapless enough to enter into it. When these Runes explode, they cause massive damage to anyone standing over them as well as all those in adjacent areas. Those who are diligent and watchful will catch a glimpse of the Rune as they approach it. The chaotic forces that make up this enchantment can not discern between ally or enemy and will kill a friend as surely as a foe. Heed these warnings well, as even staying near these Runes can be hazardous - for when the dwoemer dissolves, they explode as if their magiks had been triggered.[2]

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