An elven chief fires a silver tipped arrow.
These magical arrows, when used against undead creatures will do x4 damage against them (except skeletons).
lord - "flaming silver + scythian bow!"
The elven lord fires a flaming silver tipped arrow.
This not only does damage on creatures as before (ie. more damage on undead),
but also has an additional 'flame' damage that is applied to creatures, doing more damage.
This flame will also set alight burnable artifacts and units.
In addition, a lord elf will be able to cast
on local allies.
tips and tactics
Elves fire arced weapons. This allows them to fire over certain obstacles (like low walls, etc.).
Arrows are 3 times more damaging against dragon scales.
A group of elves can bring a dragon down.
Arrows are ineffectual against skeletons, doing them very little damage.
alternative spell choices
The elf is similar in behavior to the other, low end troops with long range combat skills,
The spell ingredient
can produce the spells: