Skaven is a playable faction in Total War: Warhammer II. They were announced on 16 August, 2017.
Long thought to be the whispers of madmen and heretics, these skittering Rat-men live in foetid under-hives. Led by Queek Headtaker and Lord Skrolk, their motives are obscured. The verminous race has emerged to spread pestilence and mayhem across the face of the New World.