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Tauren
BTNTauren
Tauren warrior
RaceTauren
FactionHorde
Statistics
Hit points 1300
Hit point regeneration Always
Mana None
Mana regen. rate N/A Mana/sec.
Level 5
Gold280 WC3gold
Lumber80 WC3lumber
Food5 WC3food
Produced at Tauren Totem
Build time 44 sec.
Transport slots1
Hotkey L
Combat
RangeMelee
Cooldown1.9 sec.
Armor TypeHeavy
Armor3
Movement SpeedAverage (270)

The mighty Tauren of the Kalimdor plains have pledged their allegiance to the new Horde out of respect for their courage and honor. The bold Tauren seek only to safeguard their quiet culture from the deathly fires of the Burning Legion. When roused, Tauren are fierce fighters and use their flails and horns alike to smash their enemies.

Information Edit

Tauren are the most powerful ground melee unit. Use Shaman's Bloodlust to make Tauren even more powerful. Typically you will want to research Pulverize after you have trained three Tauren or as soon as your Tauren are enroute to the enemy, whichever comes first.

Always combine Tauren with Shamans using Bloodlust. Taurens are like an AoE melee unit, because of their ability to use Pulverize, which is fairly common (25% is quite high). Tauren however, are fairly expensive and will cost a burden if too many are lost carelessly in battle. As they have very high health, you can also use a Healing Ward, which replenishes 2% of their max lifepoints. In The Frozen Throne version, you should also have Spirit Walkers to resurrect any Tauren that falls in battle.

Spells and abilities Edit

Pulverize (Passive) Edit

PASBTNSmash
Pulverize gives the Tauren a 25% chance of dealing area effect damage on their attacks.
Research Cost Researched At Requirements Upgrade Time
100 WC3gold 250 WC3lumber Tauren Totem None 40 sec.
Duration Cooldown Mana Cost Range Area of Effect Allowed Targets Effect
Instant N/A None N/A 25/35 Ground, Enemy 60 damage (25 range)/30 damage (35 range)

Upgrades Edit

BTNOrcMeleeUpOne
Steel Melee Weapons
Increases the melee attack damage of Grunts, Raiders, and Tauren.
Research Cost Researched At Requirements Upgrade Time
100 WC3gold 75 WC3lumber War Mill None 60 sec.
BTNOrcMeleeUpTwo
Thorium Melee Weapons
Further increases the melee attack damage of Grunts, Raiders, and Tauren.
Research Cost Researched At Requirements Upgrade Time
150 WC3gold 175 WC3lumber War Mill Stronghold 75 sec.
BTNOrcMeleeUpThree
Arcanite Melee Weapons
Further increases the melee attack damage of Grunts, Raiders, and Tauren.
Research Cost Researched At Requirements Upgrade Time
200 WC3gold 275 WC3lumber War Mill Fortress 90 sec.
BTNSteelArmor
Steel Unit Armor
Increases the armor of Grunts, Raiders, Troll Batriders, Tauren, Troll Headhunters, Troll Berserkers, Wind Riders, and Demolishers.
Research Cost Researched At Requirements Upgrade Time
150 WC3gold 75 WC3lumber War Mill None 60 sec.
BTNThoriumArmor
Thorium Unit Armor
Further increases the armor of Grunts, Raiders, Troll Batriders, Tauren, Troll Headhunters, Troll Berserkers, Wind Riders, and Demolishers.
Research Cost Researched At Requirements Upgrade Time
225 WC3gold 225 WC3lumber War Mill Stronghold 75 sec.
BTNArcaniteArmor
Arcanite Unit Armor
Further increases the armor of Grunts, Raiders, Troll Batriders, Tauren, Troll Headhunters, Troll Berserkers, Wind Riders, and Demolishers.
Research Cost Researched At Requirements Upgrade Time
300 WC3gold 375 WC3lumber War Mill Fortress 90 sec.

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