The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-earth II: The Rise of the Witch-king
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The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-earth II - The Rise of the Witch-king is a real-time strategy computer game published by Electronic Arts. It is the expansion pack to The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-earth II, from the same company. It was announced during The San Diego Comic-Con of 2006. There are several improvements. The main improvement is the new faction, Angmar. Other improvements to the game include the new Olog-Hai class of custom hero, improvements to the existing factions, and new sub-heroes. The three sub-classes of Olog-Hai are the Great Troll, the Troll in the previous game, the Snow Troll, and the Hill Troll. The Good and Evil campaigns have been replaced with the single Angmar campaign. There have also been numerous improvements to the War of the Ring and Skirmish battles. The sub-heroes belong to all of the previous factions only, but the sorcerer unit of Angmar could be classified as sub-heroes. The sub-heroes are listed as such: Berserkers (Dwarves), Knights of Dol Amaroth (Men), Noldor Warriors (Elves), Black Riders (Mordor), Death Bringers (Isengard), and Fire Drake Broods (Goblins). The sub-heroes have a limit of only one to three allowed, depending on which type. Like the heroes, the sub-heroes learn skills at certain levels, although not as many. They can heal like heroes, but if a single member dies, it will not respawn unless you either revive it or use the Heal power.