Dark Eldar Units Tortured Slave "They told me I would build things, and not be beaten all the time!" concubine darkeldar slavegirl warhammer40k dark_eldar. Realspace raids are also a chance for kabals to show their might and gain prestige from staging largescale highly successful raids. The Eldar slave. The world suffered because of it for 5000 years since the Fall. The Dark Eldar are kindred to the Eldar, an ancient and advanced race of elf-like humanoids. The Tortured Soul does not need to baby-sit buildings to construct them. By taking these slaves and selling them the Trader might ultimately be putting into play a series of events which will result in the fall of an entire subsector some 300 years in the future. The Tortured Slave is the builder unit of the Dark Eldar in Dawn of War: Soulstorm. The dark Eldar need to torture slaves to extract "soul energy" ( for lack of a better term) to replace the soul-stuff slaanesh constantly sucks from them. Instead, it only needs to start the production of buildings and then go off somewhere else. The maiden-world of Mahlleleya was cursed by the fact that its only webway portal led to Sheavoimm, the satellite realm of Commorragh. The Dark Eldar revel in piracy, enslavement and torture, and are sadistic to the extreme. By Epsilon-Shadow Watch. They use humans and other species for this because Dark Eldar souls-being damaged are "worth less" than undamaged souls. Their armies usually have the advantages of speed and technology, though they are often lacking in resilience and numbers. If the kabals just sat around growing slaves there wouldn't be any of those opportunities for kabals and individual kabalites to prove their worth, and I imagine the dark eldar would grow bored of slaves who were simply grown to be slaves and not hunted. We ended up having to butcher 3/4th of them in order to get the rest under control long enough to fit them with explosive collars and force them into stasis chambers. Our crew actually found ourselves in a similar situation, except they were Dark Eldar slaves and only one ship. 3K Views. 131 Favourites. In this case the Eldar might only make a token effort to find and punish the RT, as he served their purposes. This is extremely useful; build as many buildings as you can or want at the beginning of a game to get a head-start. 2 Comments. These unfortunate souls, mostly humans captured during Dark Eldar raids, are utilized as builders once their masters tire of tormenting them.