Elemental: War of Magic

This wiki is for the community to document the Elemental War of Magic game. If you want to contribute, please apply and then go to it.

Before making any edits, please read the Editing Guide. We want to keep it as consistent as possible.

Please note: As this page is community edited, not all information on here will be up to date, accurate, or complete. Feel free to browse and see if the answers to your questions are here, but don't expect this to be a professional, complete guide.

The numbers next to a section indicate at what version it was last reviewed. This doesn't necessarily mean the information is out of date, not everything changes between releases, however it does mean that nobody has reviewed it since that time to ensure it is current.

Any questions or suggestions for improvement can be posted here.

The current version is 1.40

Change Log



These pages are a basic walkthrough of the various function in the game. They'll help you get your empire up and running.

Starting a Game 1.30

Custom Sovereign 1.30

The Main Map 1.2a

Building a City 1.2a

The Empire Tree 1.2a

City Management 1.2a

Technology Tree 1.30


These pages contain in depth documentation of the games various features, creatures, objects, and the like.

Keyboard Commands 1.05

Factions 1.2a

Special Locations 0.255

Unit Design 0.22

Items 0.22

Neutral Units 0.22

The Sovereign 0.22

Towns 0.22

Improvements 0.23

Resources 1.10

Technologies 1.06

Magic 0.00

Weapons, Armor, & Equipment 1.30

Common Unit Designs 1.10 *Warning: Spoilers!*


This section contains info related to modding elemental using XML or the various Workshops provided by Stardock.

Modding Intro 1.01

Builder's Forge

Cartographer's Table

Faction Creator 1.30

Particle Cauldron

Item Editor

Text Editor

Modding Guides

WoM Mods

XML Editing


This is documentation of the various option screens, and what the options currently do.

Gameplay 1.01

Audio 1.01

Video 0.291