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Warhammer: Chaosbane

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Warhammer: Chaosbane
Warhammer: Chaosbane cover
Eko Software
Release dates
Windows June 4, 2019
Metacritic 69
OpenCritic 68
Monetization One-time game purchase, DLC, Expansion pack
Microtransactions Boost, Cosmetic
Modes Singleplayer, Multiplayer
Genres ARPG
Themes Fantasy
Series Warhammer
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Warhammer: Chaosbane on IGDB
Warhammer: Chaosbane guide on StrategyWiki
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Warhammer: Chaosbane is a singleplayer and multiplayer ARPG game in the Warhammer series.

General information

Official FAQ Community Discussions Support Page
Steam Community Discussions


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Official website
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Slayer Edition also available.
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Slayer Edition also available.
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Slayer Edition also available.
Slayer Edition also available.
Green Man Gaming
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Slayer Edition also available.
Humble Store
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Deluxe Edition, Magnus Edition, and Slayer Edition also available.
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Slayer Edition also available.
Origin (unavailable)
Magnus Edition was also available.
Deluxe and Magnus edition owners were given early game access - from May 31, 2019.[1]

Version differences

All pre-order editions included the XP Boost, Helmet Pack and Skulls Pack DLC.
Deluxe Edition includes the Gold Boost, Emotes and Pets packs DLC.
Magnus Edition includes all Deluxe Edition content and the Season Pass.[2]
Slayer Edition (also known as Ultimate Edition) includes all Deluxe Edition content, the Season Pass, and Witch Hunter class DLC.
GOG version of the game comes with 4K textures DLC preinstalled and enabled without any option to disable, it also comes without Helmet Pack, Skulls Pack and XP Boost with no option of acquiring those DLCs.


DLC and expansion packs

Name Notes
Season Pass Base Fragment Boost, Emotes 2 & Blessing, Gods Pack, Pets Pack, New Main Story Quest.
XP Boost 5% more experience when equipped.
Helmet Pack One cosmetic helmet for each character.
Skulls Pack One extra emote, cosmetic item and HUD skin for each character.
Gold Boost 5% more gold when equipped.
Emotes Pack One extra equippable emote for each character.
Pets Pack A companion that increases the looting radius for each character.
Base Fragment Boost 5% more fragments when equipped.
Emotes 2 & Blessing One extra equippable emote for each character, and Blessing of Luck item that adds 50% to loot quality.
Gods Pack Alternative God Skill Tree, Blessing of Godsend (5% more Divine fragments), Blessing of Bonding (5% more Link fragments).
Pets Pack 2 A companion that increases the looting radius for each character.
Tomb Kings A new act with new environments and enemies.
Witch Hunter A new playable character. Separate from Season Pass.
4K Textures Free DLC.
Downloadable packs' content and boosts are available from the Skills menu, within Fan Skills.[3][4]


Type Notes
Boost Currency and XP boosts sold as inexpensive DLC.
Cosmetic Cosmetic items sold as inexpensive DLC.

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\Data\save\[Note 1]
<path-to-game>\Data\GD\adjust.cnf[Note 1]
Steam Play (Linux) <SteamLibrary-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/774241/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game data location

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\Data\save\[Note 1]
Steam Play (Linux) <SteamLibrary-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/774241/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game cloud syncing

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud


Graphics settings
Graphics settings

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Applying a new resolution requires a game restart.[5]
Hor+ gameplay, pillarboxed cutscenes and spanned HUD.[6]
Hor+ gameplay and pillarboxed cutscenes.[7]
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Switching from windowed and back requires a game restart.[5]
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Windowed is borderless when the desktop and game heights are matched.[5]
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
TAA and MLAA toggles. Added in update 1.02.[8][9]
Vertical sync (Vsync)
Requires a game restart.[4]
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
30-199, or no limit.
High dynamic range display (HDR)
See the glossary page for potential alternatives.

Additional graphics settings

Edit the configuration file[10]
  • Modifying the values in <path-to-game>\Data\GD\adjust.cnf allows to adjust, enable and disable graphics effects missing from the game options, including bloom, ambient occlusion and more.
  • For example, changing 3D/gs_EnableBloom:1;0 to 3D/gs_EnableBloom:1;1 enables bloom.
Contains strings that are not self-explanatory.

External resolution selection

Access the tool by launching <path-to-game>\Exe\ResolutionsOptions.exe[11]
May detect custom system resolutions previously unseen by the game, allowing for SSAA.



Audio settings
Audio settings
Game settings
Game settings

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Master, SFX, voice, music, UI, ambient FX.
Surround sound
Always enabled at cutscenes and dialogue.[5]
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost


Language selection in the Steam version is done by right-clicking the game from the library, selecting Properties, then Language.[15][16]
Language UI Audio Sub Notes
Simplified Chinese
Traditional Chinese
Brazilian Portuguese
Latin American Spanish


Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
4 Co-op
Cross-play between local and online players is possible.[2]
LAN play
Online play
4 Co-op
Asynchronous multiplayer

Connection types

Type Native Notes
Part of the Online Game menu.
Direct IP

Issues unresolved

Mouse cursor disappearing in fullscreen mode

The cursor may completely disappear when running the game in the fullscreen mode. Running the game windowed solves the issue.[17][18][19][20][21]

Issues fixed

Crashing on startup

The game may crash before reaching the main menu.[22] A November 30, 2020 update addresses crashes affecting 32:9 and wider display resolutions.[23][24]

Delete <path-to-game>\Exe\reslist.opt[25]

Mouse cursor constrained to a box

Press Alt+ Enter twice[26]

Player character model jitters when moving

Player character may visibly jitter during movement if FPS amount is not locked to refresh rate.

Enable low latency mode for the game in NVIDIA Control Panel or Anti-Lag in AMD Driver.

Other information


Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes


Middleware Notes
Audio FMOD, OpenAL Game does import OpenAL library and requires it to run, however audio output is still done over XAudio.
Multiplayer Steamworks

Skip cinematic intro

Delete or rename <path-to-game>\Data\Video\Intro.mp4[27]

System requirements

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i3
AMD Phenom II X4 940
System memory (RAM) 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 20 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 560
AMD Radeon HD 6870
2 GB of VRAM
DirectX 11 compatible
A 64-bit operating system is required.


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 When running this game without elevated privileges (Run as administrator option), write operations against a location below %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMDATA%, or %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore on Windows Vista and later (more details).
  2. 2.0 2.1 Notes regarding Steam Play (Linux) data:


  1. RESOLVED Early Access Launch Delay - last accessed on June 2, 2019
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 Launch F.A.Q - last accessed on May 31, 2019
  3. Pre-order Items - last accessed on June 1, 2019
  4. 4.0 4.1 Verified by User:Rose on 2019-06-01
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 Verified by User:Rose on 2019-05-31
  6. Verified by User:Rose on 2020-11-30
    Tested at a custom 5760x1080 resolution following the latest update.
  7. Verified by User:Rose on 2019-05-31
    Compared 2560x1080 to 1920x1080 by taking two screenshots of the same location.
  8. Warhammer: Chaosbane - Invasion Patch Notes (1.02) - last accessed on 2019-06-19
  9. Verified by User:Rose on 2019-06-19
  10. Verified by User:Rose on 2019-06-01
    I set some of the values from 0 to 1 and vice versa, which resulted in visible differences in screenshots of the same location.
  11. Invasion Patch Hotfix (1.03) - last accessed on 2019-06-20
  12. No Mouse Support for left handed???? - last accessed on June 1, 2019
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 13.3 Verified by User:Rose on 2010-05-31
    Tested with an Xbox 360 Razer Onza controller.
  14. Verified by User:Rose on 2019-05-31
    The rear speakers were used.
  15. Verified by User:Rose on 2019-06-01
    Tested by launching the game after the change.
  16. [1] - last accessed on June 1, 2019
  17. missing mouse - last accessed on 2019-06-19
  18. no mouse cursor?? - last accessed on June 2, 2019
  19. Mouse Cursor disappears on Fullscreen - last accessed on June 2, 2019
  20. fullscreen no mouse cursor - last accessed on June 2, 2019
  21. Beta - Invisible mouse cursor - last accessed on June 2, 2019
  22. Game Crashes at select Input - last accessed on 2020-11-10
  23. Slayer Edition - Bug Fix Patch - last accessed on 2020-11-30
  24. Crashing after loading screens at 32:9 and 48:9 resolutions - last accessed on 2020-11-10
  25. Crashes on startup - last accessed on 2020-11-10
  26. Mouse constrained to game-screen in windowed mode? - last accessed on June 2, 2019
  27. Verified by User:Rose on 2021-09-19