In the magical world of Age of Wonders 4, a new dark expansion has been released, inviting players to explore the Umbral Abyss in the Eldritch Realms DLC. This mysterious land is filled with shadows and corruption, challenging players to either fight against the darkness or embrace it. As you navigate this purple-hued map, your forces will face damage from the tainted light, pushing you to make decisions that will shape the fate of your troops.

Embracing the evil magics of the Umbral Abyss can transform you into an Eldritch Sovereign, a powerful being capable of dominating minds and twisting creations in horrifying ways. With new tomes to study and spells to master, players can delve deeper into the darkness or strive to bring light to the shadows. The expansion also introduces new events that offer unique challenges and rewards, allowing you to transform heroes into monstrous creatures.

Alongside the Eldritch Realms expansion, the game has received the Mystic Update, which reworks the Mystic Culture and introduces three new schools of magic. This update aims to provide more flexibility and options for spellcasters and battlemages, enhancing the gameplay experience. Players can now enjoy a shrouded unknown realms mode, where traits are hidden and revealed throughout the game, adding a new layer of strategy and mystery.

For those interested in diving into the world of Age of Wonders 4, the game is currently on sale for 30% off until June 24th, making it a great time to embark on your fantasy adventure. Whether you choose to resist the darkness or succumb to its temptations, the Eldritch Realms expansion offers a wealth of content and challenges to explore. So gather your forces, study your tomes, and prepare to face the shadows in this thrilling new chapter of Age of Wonders 4.