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==Known Users==
==Known Users==
[[Transylvito]] who seem to have a talent for employing them{{erf|1|113}} and may be a sole user.
[[Transylvito]] appears to be the only side capable of fielding Doombats{{erf|1|113}}

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Move: 22
Special: Flight, Natural Thinkamancy (Remote Visual Link)


A non-humanoid flying unit in the shape of a bat.

Doombats are scouts and have the natural magic ability to send back intelligence information.Erf-b1-p049Same-site.PNGErf-b1-p084aSame-site.PNG


Known Users

Transylvito appears to be the only side capable of fielding DoombatsErf-b1-p113Same-site.PNG


Doombats, under the command of Count Vinny Doombats, are one type of flying unit included in Prince Ansom's coalition against Stanley. Individually, Doombats are relatively weak in combat.Erf-b1-p113Same-site.PNG However, they are very useful for scouting: Vinny can remotely look through the eyes of his doombats.Erf-b1-p049Same-site.PNG It appears to cause Vinny distress to "watch" while one of the bats is croaked in combat (or he is just sorry to lose his units).Erf-b1-p056Same-site.PNG

Whether a warlord has to be a properly "attuned" to receive intelligence information from a scouting doombat is not clear.


A scouting bat discovered the incoming raids against Ansom's siege units, and additional bats mapped out a ring of dwagons that had apparently been deployed as a defensive formation for the wounded raiders. In each case, the bat was lost after encountering the enemy, being no match for a dwagon.

After a force of forest units led by Ansom broke into the dwagon ring, a bat was sent into the protected center hex of the ring, and found it to be empty. Ansom did not consider this finding to be final, and went to see for himself. Wanda Firebaugh speculated that he believed that the center hex contained veiled units. These events indicate one limitation on doombats' scouting ability (they are apparently more susceptible to deception by veiling than a high-level warlord such as Ansom).