Nature can be serene and idyllic, or mysterious and dangerous – so too with the wild and aloof Wood Elf teams. The Wood Elf pitch features an arboreal sanctuary, replete with trees and vegetation in full summer bloom, inhabited by an assortment of birds and woodland creatures. Zones are marked by tree roots peeking through the loam, and there’s a large Wood Elf symbol in the centre of the pitch.
This essential deck of 44 cards will speed up your games and help you focus on the fun stuff, instead of looking up your rules in the book. Use the cards to help you remember stats, Star Player special abilities, Magical Memorabilia and Benefits of Training. Wood Elf teams have some tremendous tricks up their sleeves, so make sure you're taking advantage of them!
Inducements! They can be literally game-changing, but how often have you reached the end of the second half and realised you forgot all about an Inducement that you paid hard-earned GP for? This deck of 26 reference cards will help you keep track of them during your games and read the rules without breaking up the action. Plus, you’ll get a handy set of double-sided reference cards to boot!
Though the Wood Elves don't care for the finery of the High Elves or the terrifying costumes of their Dark Elf cousins – they still look effortlessly fabulous in their own savage way. These dice will harmoniously blend with and enhance the atavistic allure of your team, accessories, and Wood Elf pitch.
The Athelorn Avengers exemplify everything that makes Wood Elves some of the best teams in Blood Bowl: stunning speed and agility, unexpected savagery and natural talent. Star Players like Jordell Freshbreeze and Gloriel Summerbloom have become household names for Blood Bowl fans everywhere. Wood Elf teams are incredibly popular, as they're known to put on an impressive show – they're just as likely to (literally) dance circles around their rivals as they are to get smashed in (literally) spectacular fashion. They play the game better than just about anyone else, and they look stunning while they're at it.
Shambling Undead teams are drawn from a mix of vicious undead creatures and former Blood Bowl players that died on the pitch and – through the art of necromancy – have been given the chance of a second career! Most famous of all the Shambling Undead teams that have graced (or stained) the pitch over the years are the mighty Champions of Death.
Issue 4 of the Spike! Journal is guest-edited by Rotting Johnny and focuses on the Shambling Undead teams. Arguably the most famous of them all are the mighty Champions of Death, but the journal introduces a number of other successful teams. Issue 4 also not only includes the background, rules and rosters for the Shambling Undead teams, but also the 10 Star Players who are available for them to hire. There is also a tactics article for Shambling Undead teams as well as a number of regular in-world columns such as the ever-popular Chat with the Rat and the Mighty Blow! Comic strip.
Guest edited by the infamous Hall of Famer, Lord Borak the Despoiler, the 2018 Blood Bowl Almanac compiles the first three issues of Spike! Journal. The rules, team rosters and history of the Doom Lords, Naggaroth Nightmares and Nurgle’s Rotters are detailed in full, along with the Star Players at their disposal.