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"Barbarian creatures are generally slow, but have high Attack skills and hit points. While excellent in the early and midgame, the Barbarian creatures begin to falter towards the endgame. The early game advantage is accented in small and medium maps."
—Heroes II Manual

The Barbarian is both a faction and a class of hero in Heroes of Might and Magic II.

Faction[]

The Barbarian faction is based on the Plains faction from Heroes of Might and Magic I, using the same creatures. The Barbarian faction generally have slow, sturdy fighters.

The Coliseum building grants defenders +2 morale.

Creatures[]

All text is taken from the Heroes II manual.

Tier Unit Icon Description
1 Goblin
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A solid low level creature, packs of Goblins are a match for most level two creatures.
2 Orc
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Though slow, Orcs provide range attack until Trolls can be recruited.
2+ Orc Chief
Heroes II Orc Chieftain Icon.png
The upgrade to the Orcs gives them longer durabilty in combat.
3 Wolf
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2 Attacks. Wolves are incredible offensive units, but they need to be used carefully because they cannot take damage well.
4 Ogre
Heroes II Ogre Icon.png
Ogres are the anchor of the Barbarian units. Though tough, Ogres are very slow on the battlefield, making it difficult for them to attack.
4+ Ogre Lord
Heroes II Ogre Lord Icon.png
The upgrade to the Ogre not only adds speed, but a sizeable increase in hit points.
5 Troll
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Regenerates. The ability to regenerate and strike at range makes trolls incredibly useful in castle sieges.
5+ War Troll
Heroes II War Troll Icon.png
Regenerates. The Troll upgrade increases in damage and speed, while keeping the ability to regenerate.
6 Cyclops
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Attack affects 2 spaces, 20% chance to Paralyze creatures. Cyclopes are powerful ground combatants.

Buildings[]

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Heroes[]

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The Barbarian is the namesake class of the Barbarian faction. Barbarians are Might heroes, and start with 3 attack and 1 each of defense, spellpower, and knowledge, and the skill advanced Pathfinding.

Skills[]

Barbarian Heroes[]

Standard[]

Campaign Only (Price of Loyalty)[]

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