The Witch Doctor is an important part of the Orc army.
The main benefit of the Witch Doctor is Healing Wards.
Healing Wards can keep an entire army alive during battle. The Witch Doctor is
also useful for placing Sentry Wards around the map. If you have multiple Spirit Lodges for
Shamans it's pretty easy to research Witch Doctor Adept and Master training and add some Witch
Doctors to the mix.
Witch Doctors are weak spellcasters. Run whenever the enemy attacks them.
Stasis Trap Information
Use Stasis Trap for town defense. Place a Stasis Trap Ward right inside your town. If the enemy
attacks your town, they will either have to run away or be stunned by the Stasis Trap.
Cast a Stasis Trap behind enemy units in combat. If they attempt to run they will be stunned
and their retreat will be cut off.
Cast a Stasis Trap in enemy towns. If they stick around to defend the town they will be stunned.
Stasis Traps will destroy other Stasis Traps within their area of effect.
Typically people "spam" Stasis Traps all around so if the enemy kills one, another one will still work.
The enemy can steal your Stasis Trap with Control Magic so beware and stop using it if that starts happening. This might be
difficult to notice.
Use Stasis Traps to buy yourself some time to rebuild your army and get reinforcements to the area. If you lay down
a line of Stasis Traps in the enemy's path you can delay them for quite a while.
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Place Stasis Traps behind your army where the enemy is counter attacking. If you notice on the minimap, three enemy armies are incoming.
When the enemy armies come in to defend their base they will be hit by the Stasis Traps.
Stasis Trap Counters
Always kill any enemy Stasis Traps the second you see them. Kill the Stasis Trap before it becomes invisible.
Ranged units like Archers are especially good at doing this.
If you try to use Melee units you may lose your army trying to reach the Stasis traps. That's why ranged units are best.
It takes 10 seconds to activate a Stasis Trap. If players run before the trap stuns they can get away.
Command 1 weak unit to run in and trigger it, then run in with the rest of your army.
Use Control Magic from the Spell Breaker to take control of the Stasis Trap.
Healing Ward Information
Healing Wards only have 5 hit points.
Healing Wards are one of the best Orc abilities.
Cast a Healing Ward then collect all damaged units around it for healing.
Cast a Healing Ward next to units fighting in combat then collect them around the Ward during
Lay down multiple Healing Wards. If the enemy kills one you will then still have backups.
Multiple Healing Wards don't increase the amount of healing received but they can cover a
larger area to make sure everyone is covered by the Healing Wards and back each other up if one falls.
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Healing Wards cover the battlefield keeping the army alive.
Healing Ward Counters
Destroy the Healing Ward or force the enemy units trying to heal out of range of the Healing Ward's power.