- "A piercing scream, a swooping shadow upon the water – a dead body drained of blood."
- —The Blood Shriek Terrorgheists.
Amongst the impassably jagged rocks of the world’s most inhospitable ocean shorelines, the flying scourges of the sea known as Death Shriek Terrorgheists make their homes within hidden caves. Like their Sylvanian equivalents, they are titanic, dragon-sized bats that can only be controlled by Necromantic means once killed, which is no easy feat to begin with. All Terrorgheists are ambush hunters, but the marine varieties are set apart from their land-haunting cousins by the difference in their habitat. The lack of land features which would usually facilitate the Terrorgheist’s element of surprise has resulted in it adapting its Death Shriek to be a much more powerful weapon. With a piercing scream that paralyses the passengers and crew of any ship it encounters, it swoops down to gather its prey directly from the decks, scooping them up within its talons before returning to its lair to glut itself on warm blood.
- 1: Total War: Warhammer II