A Shade is created by sacrificing an Acolyte with the Sacrificial Pit. A Shade is an invisible ground unit without an attack that can see invisible units. This unit is used to spy on the enemy or to look for other invisible units.

Spells and Abilities

True Sight (Passive)

Reveals nearby invisible units.
Research Cost Researched At Requirements Upgrade Time
None Always Available None

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  • Despite being introduced in first chapter of Undead campaign, they are not available to train until the sixth chapter.
  • Though not being able to attack, Shades have several quotes for attacking anyway (see here). It is likely that the Shade was more than an unarmed scout during the development of Warcraft 3.
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