The Battle of Black Fire Pass Developer Walkthrough

Black Fire Pass

"Black Fire Pass is a treacherous passage that lies between the Black Mountains and the 'World’s Edge mountains in The Old World. It forms the gateway between the Empire and The Border Princes, with The Badlands to the south: the domain of the fearsome Greenskins. As such, it is a location of great strategic importance. It was at Black Fire Pass that Sigmar defeated a mighty Greenskin horde, founding the Empire and forging the great alliance between Men and Dwarfs.

In the game, this will be a set-piece Quest Battle that players will be able to complete to progress Karl Franz’ skill tree, if they choose to play as the Empire.

This release is the first in a series of cinematic trailers rendered in-engine, that will introduce the Legendary Lords of Total War: WARHAMMER.

These renowned characters from the Warhammer Fantasy Battles world can be selected in-game to lead the charge of conquest. Each has a unique range of special abilities, weapons, armour, mounts and their own distinct narrative quest chain.

In this trailer we meet Emperor Karl Franz, the revered leader of the Empire, as he rallies his army of men and deadly imperial artillery in a famed battle against a ravening horde of ferocious Greenskins.

The Battle of Black Fire Pass is one of Karl Franz’ unique quest battles in Total War: WARHAMMER, and also formed the basis for this year’s E3 demo. You’ll be able to watch the battle in its entirety, along with a developer walkthrough in just two weeks’ time on Thursday 30th July.