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Strong and long lasting effects. High costs and recharge.
RaceThe Empire
  • Runefang
  • Enables magic attacks

In Total War: Warhammer, Runefang is a weapon item for The Empire.

From Total War: Warhammer II onwards, the Runefangs are a number of similar weapons that can be obtained in various ways, mainly through Fealty confederation.

Total War: Warhammer II[]

WHII- In Warhammer II each Elector Count was given a unique Runefang. They all provide the same stat buffs listed below, but also have a unique active or passive ability listed on the Fealty or Elector Counts page.

  • +6 Melee attack
  • +10% Weapon Strength
  • A unique active or passive ability

They are listed below:

Total War: Warhammer[]


The Runefangs are held by the Elector Counts as symbols of their stately office. They are immensely powerful blades of unsurpassed power that only Ghal Maraz could rival.


  • Passive ability: Runefang
    • Duration: 33 seconds
    • +32% Splash attack power
    • +40% Weapon strength
    • +40% Armour-piercing weapon strength
  • Enables magic attacks