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The Slaanesh tech tree consists of technologies that unlock new advantages throughout the game. Research takes place constantly, but the rate at which discoveries occur can be increased by using heroes to spy or building additional research buildings at your settlements.

Slaanesh's tech tree is divided by 6 Scents of Technology with 6 techs each. Some of the techs have specific requirements, such as having built a certain building or researching technologies within the Scent.

Tech tree[]

Description[]

Six is the number of the Dark Prince. Six are the Perfume Houses of Slaanesh, each with captivating scents awaiting to be discovered.

Technologies[]

Tech Prerequisite Cost Effects
Scent of Aberrant Promiscuity
Aberrant Promiscuity

With its fresh yet sensual musk, this intoxicating fragance compels flesh toward flesh in any situation. Its floral top note guarantees maximum fertility.

Growth.png Growth: 15
Blissful Coquetry

As captivating as it is radiant, the enticing sweetness of Blissful Coquetry is complemented by a dazzling blend of powerful hypnotic spices. Rapture is assured.

Public order.png Control: +1
Euphoric Dominance

High notes of sandalwood and distilled soul essence ensure maximum compliance, while subtle hints of Ruinous flora transmute agonised exhaustion into unbridled ecstasy.

Icon slaves.png Proliferate Cults cost: -25%
Grateful Enslavement

Inspired by the sense-numbing aromas of the Circle of Indolency, this iconic Slaaneshi fragance transforms misery of captivity into the infinite joy of absolute submission.

Treasury Chaos.png Construction cost: -15% for all buildings
Rigorous Chastisement

Nothing says indisputable power and authority like the heady fragance of damned souls screaming for all eternity.

Construction.png Construction time: -1 for Province Capital/Settlement buildings
Rampant Consumerism

The irresistible scent of success, creatively mixing fruity and floral notes with an unexpected and refreshing infusion of eternally unquenched greed.

Requires techonology:
  • Rigorous Chastisement
  • Euphoric Dominace
  • Blissful Coquetry
  • Aberrant Promiscuity
  • Grateful Enslavement
Income trait favour.png Income from all buildings: +5%
Ordour of Lustful Agony
Captivating Musk

The bewitching aroma of unbound carnality infused with irresistible self-confidence and allure, Captivating Musk is every Daemon overlord's best friend.

  • Plague.png Chance of a plague spreading: -15%
  • Seduce Units cost: -10%
Blood God's Disgust

Inspire ever-greater acts of deviancy and indulgence, thanks to the frothy musk of the Skull Throne's blind and witless hatred of our Perfect Prince.

  • Diplomacy.png Diplomatic relations: -25 with Khornate factions
  • Morale.png Leadership: +10 when fighting against Khornate factions
  • Defence.png Melee defence: +4 when fighting against Khornate factions
Wanton Destruction

Some days, you want every head turned in your direction - but some days you want every head parted from its shoulders. On those days, only Wanton Destruction will do.

Income trait favour.png Income from razing settlements: +20%
Enriching Toil

Blending citrus fruit with unfiltered mortal greed, let all around know that unfathomable wealth awaits those who lay waste in the Dark Prince's name.

Income trait favour.png Income from sacking settlements: +20%
Seeking Affluence

Presenting the bottled essence of the Circle of Avidity, offering the scintillating promise of riches beyond measure, and laces with a kiss of venal folly.

Income trait favour.png Income from looting settlements: +20%
The Promise

Heights of agonised joy, the mingled moans and screams of atrocity, scents to make any mortal retch from sheer euphoria - the House of Excess presents its ultimate fragrance.

Requires techonology:
  • Captivating Musk
  • Enriching Toil
  • Seeking Affluence
  • Wanton Destruction
  • Blood God's Disgust
Seduce Units budget: +50%
Fragance of the Divine
Wh3 main army abilities fascination.png Eternal Pleasure

The entwined, peppery spices of sin and excess ensure that all fortunate enough to scent it will soon wear only a smile.

Magic cooldown character.png Cooldown: -10% to Lore of Slaanesh and Lore of Shadows (all armies)
Wh3 main army abilities narcissism.png Carnal Incense

A deceptively simple blend of distilled desire and total obedience - for those days when only instant gratification will do.

Requires techonology:
  • Eternal Pleasure
Wh3 main army abilities narcissism.png Army ability: "Narcissism" (all armies)
Dark Prince's Emanation

Proudly presenting the dark kiss of Slaanesh himself. The subtle, lingering warmth of hesitant submission gives way to overwhelming, sublime abandon.

Corruption slaanesh.png Slaanesh corruption: +2 (all provinces)
The Divine

Enrobe one's flesh in velvety tendrils of seduction that no soul in any known realm can possibly resist.

Diplomacy.png Diplomatic relations: +40 with Slaaneshi factions
Mortal Lust

The gleam of fresh sweat upon warm skin; the shiver of a midnight kiss; the touch of lace upon ready flesh.

Diplomacy.png Diplomatic relations: +30 with Warriors of Chaos, Beastmen and Norsca
Wh3 main army abilities sweet sorrow.png Ill Repute

A delectable, vibrant bouquet of the forbidden, guaranteed to reduce even the strongest of minds to gibbering, lust-craved depravity.

Requires techonology:

  • Carnal Incense
Wh3 main army abilities sweet sorrow.png Army ability: "Sweet Sorrow" (all armies)
Aroma of Intoxicating Heroism
Intoxicating Heroism

Master-crafted by the taloned artisans of the Circle of Paramountcy, this sublimely sophisticated fragrance garbs its wearer in an aura of immeasurable power.


Required buildings:

  • Temple of Decadence
  • Treasury Chaos.png Hero action cost: -20% for Cultists
  • Sla cultist.png Hero recruit rank: +3 for Cultists
Everlasting Gift

A revolution in forbidden, sense-shattering fragrance, direct from the Palace of Pleasure itself, its invigorating excess is guaranteed to linger for all eternity.


Required buildings:

  • Temple of Decadence
Icon slaves.png Devotees from Gift of Slaanesh: +25
Spreading Perfection

A perfumed dance across the senses, an irresistible trio of desire, submission and depravity that will cause any soul to welcome Slaanesh into their heart.

Required buildings:
  • Temple of Decadence
Corruption slaanesh.png Spread Corruption action: Slaanesh corruption is increased by an additional 1 (all Cultist Icon hero.pngHeroes)
Decadent Apostles

The heady thrill of blood-soaked victory, distilled to its delicious, agonised essence and guaranteed to reshape mere flesh into rippling perfection.

Required buildings:

  • Temple of Decadence
  • Upkeep: -10% for Marauders of Slaanesh units
  • Melee.png Melee attack: +4 for Marauders of Slaanesh units
Soul Hunters

Lavender-scented soul-stuff, captured at the precise moment of death and boldly infused with a frisson of eternal anguish.

Required buildings:

  • Temple of Decadence
  • Upkeep: -10% for Hellstriders of Slaanesh units
  • Charge.png Charge bonus: +12 for Hellstriders of Slaanesh units
Invigorating Essence

For her or him, Invigorating Essence exudes a confident aura of unstoppable, merciless cruelty.

Requires techonology:
  • Everlasting Gift
  • Intoxicating Heroism
  • Soul Hunters
  • Spreading Perfection
  • Decadent Apostles
Replenishment.png Casualty replenishment rate: +10% for Marauders of Slaanesh and Hellstriders of Slaanesh units
Incense of Chromatic Servitude
Alluring Sisters

Soft. Smooth. Captivating. Abjectly terrifying. This is temptation in a bottle - modern sensuality infused with timeless montrosity.

Required buildings:
  • Drifting Tower
  • Treasury Chaos.png Hero action cost: -20% for Alluresses
  • Hero recruit rank: +3 for Alluresses
Chromatic Servitude

Because even a nauseating, indescribable affront to existence itself deserves to smell like freshly-cut roses.

Required buildings:
  • Drifting Tower
  • Upkeep: -10% for Chaos Furies, Spawn of Slaanesh, Fiends of Slaanesh and Soul Grinder units
  • Armour.png Armour: +10% for Chaos Furies, Spawn of Slaanesh, Fiends of Slaanesh and Soul Grinder units
Blessed Young

Projected by the alluring top notes of inescapable seduction and freshly-flayed soul, this sophisticated fragrance is grounded in a creamy, musk-like base.

Required buildings:

  • Drifting Tower
  • Upkeep: -10% for Daemonettes of Slaanesh and Exalted Daemonettes of Slaanesh units
  • Weapon damage.png Weapon strength: +10% for Seekers of Slaanesh and Heartseekers of Slaanesh units
Darkling Delights

Spur oneself to ever-greater feats of lust and atrocity, with a heavy floral blend that evokes both Spring's first sunrise and an aeon of unspeakable torment.

Required buildings:

  • Drifting Tower
  • Upkeep: -10% for Seekers of Slaanesh and Heartseekers of Slaanesh units
  • Battle speed.png Speed: +10% for Seekers of Slaanesh and Heartseekers of Slaanesh units
Glorious Doomriders

Designed for today's busy Daemonette outrider, this confident and contemporary fragrance will make its wearer feel able to charm time itself.

Required buildings:

  • Drifting Tower
  • Upkeep: -10% for Seeker Chariots, Exalted Seeker Chariot and Hellflayers units
  • Morale.png Leadership: +4 Seeker Chariots, Exalted Seeker Chariot and Hellflayers units
Darkling Disciples

Bold top-notes of sensuality entwined with an subtle base of relentless, pitiless brutality. This is ethereal beauty meets torment-filled death, with a lingering citrus mist.

Requires techonology:
  • Chromatic Servitude
  • Darkling Delights
  • Alluring Sisters
  • Blessed Young
  • Glorious Doomriders
Icon slaves.png Devotee upkeep: -20% for Disciple Armies
Perfume of the Perverse
Wh3 main lore passive blissful rapture.png Rapturous Bliss

The entrancing smell of immortal ecstasy. Perfumed oils blend with nymph-like vanilla notes to achieve a long-lasting shiver of blasphemous pleasure.

Required buildings:
  • Tormented Whisper
Wh3 main lore passive blissful rapture.png Passive ability: "Blissful Rapture" for Keeper of Secrets units
Wh3 main spell slaanesh pavane of slaanesh.png Slaanesh's Lash

Fresh from the Circle of Carnality, the surprisingly fruity Slaanesh's Lash initially evokes rapture without end, before lingering on the detectable fragrance of agonised flesh.

Requires techonology:
  • Rapturous Bliss
Wh3 main spell slaanesh pavane of slaanesh.png Spell: "Pavane of Slaanesh" for Keeper of Secrets units
Wh3 main spell slaanesh hysterical frenzy.png Frenzied Hysteria

An elegant bouquet of cedarwood essence and unbridled insanity. Frenzied Hysteria is inspired by the reckless savagery of starving wolf packs.

Requires techonology:
  • Slaanesh's Lash
Wh3 main spell slaanesh hysterical frenzy.png Spell: "Hysterical Frenzy" for Keeper of Secrets units
Wh3 main spell slaanesh slicing shards.png Shards Slicing

Untamed beauty meets enduring pain, in this sense-shattering bombardment of red berries and endlessly-repeating wounds.

Requires techonology:
  • Frenzied Hysteria
Wh3 main spell slaanesh slicing shards.png Spell: "Shards Slicing" for Keeper of Secrets units
Wh3 main spell slaanesh phantasmagoria.png Phantom's Goria

An ambery infusion of dream and nightmare. Its distinctively smoky layers will shred the last vestiges of sanity from any mind.

Requires techonology:
  • Shards Slicing
Wh3 main spell slaanesh phantasmagoria.png Spell: "Phantasmagoria" for Keeper of Secrets units
Pained Feaster

A new chapter in sheer excess. Pain and pleasure mingle with the powdery scent of freshly-harvested souls to create an unforgettable vision of overwhelming power.

Required buildings:
  • Tormented Whisper
  • Experience.png Recruit rank: +2 for Keeper of Secrets units
  • Armour piercing.png Armour-piercing weapon damage: +15 for Keeper of Secrets units
  • Charge.png Charge bonus: +8 for Keeper of Secrets units
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