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Dreadscythe Harridans

In life they were healers, yet in spirit form they are cursed with the uncontrollable urge to kill, their hands morphed into scything instruments of slaughter. Shrieking as they swoop in for the attack, Dreadscythe Harridans crave only carnage.
MELEE WEAPONSRangeAttacksTo HitTo WoundRendDamage
Scythed Limbs1"34+3+-11

Unit Size: 5 - 20      Points: 80/280
Battlefield Role: None


A unit of Dreadscythe Harridans has any number of models, each armed with Scythed Limbs.

SLASHER CRONE: The leader of this unit is a Slasher Crone. Add 1 to the Attacks characteristic of a Slasher Crone’s Scythed Limbs.

FLY: This unit can fly.


Harrowing Shriek: Even the bravest might quail upon hearing the unnerving shriek issued by the bloodthirsty Dreadscythe Harridans.
Subtract 1 from hit rolls for attacks made by enemy models within 3" of this unit unless they have a Bravery characteristic of 6 or more.

Ethereal: Creatures whose bodies have rotted away are difficult to harm with ordinary weapons.
Ignore modifiers (positive or negative) when making save rolls for attacks that target this unit.

Murderous Bloodlust: The more blood that flows, the more aggressive the Dreadscythe Harridans become, recklessly slashing and stabbing in a flurry of violence.
If the unmodified wound roll for an attack made with Scythed Limbs is 6, that attack has a Damage characteristic of 2 instead of 1.

If the warscroll for a model says that the model can fly, it can pass across models and terrain features as if they were not there when it makes any type of move. Any vertical distance up and/or down is ignored when measuring a flying model’s move. It cannot finish the move on top of another model.
Sometimes modifiers apply to characteristics or abilities. For example, a rule might add 1 to a hit roll or the Move characteristic of a model. Modifiers are cumulative. Modifiers can never reduce a dice roll to less than 1.

If a modifier applies to a random value, work out the random value first and then apply the modifier(s) to it. For example, if an ability adds 1 to a Damage characteristic of D3, the result would be worked out by rolling the D3 and adding 1 to the roll.
Making Attacks
Attacks are resolved one at a time using the following attack sequence. In some cases, you can resolve all of the attacks made by the same type of weapon at the same time (see Multiple Attacks).

1.Hit Roll: Roll a dice. If the roll equals or beats the attacking weapon’s To Hit characteristic, then it scores a hit and you must make a wound roll. If not, the attack fails and the attack sequence ends. A hit roll of 1 before modification always fails to hit the target, and a hit roll of 6 before modification always hits the target.
2.Wound Roll: Roll a dice. If the roll equals or beats the attacking weapon’s To Wound characteristic, then it is successful and the opposing player must make a save roll. If not, then the attack fails and the attack sequence ends. A wound roll of 1 before modification always fails, and a wound roll of 6 before modification is always successful.
3.Save Roll: The opposing player rolls a dice, modifying the roll by the attacking weapon’s Rend characteristic. For example, if a weapon has a -1 Rend characteristic, then 1 is subtracted from the save roll. If the result equals or beats the Save characteristic of the models in the target unit, the save succeeds and the attack sequence ends without causing any damage. If not, the save fails and the attack is successful, and you must determine damage on the target unit. A save roll of 1 before modification always fails.
4.Determine Damage: Each successful attack inflicts damage on the target unit equal to the Damage characteristic of the weapon making the attack. Most weapons have a Damage characteristic of 1, but some have a Damage characteristic of 2 or more.

The SUMMONABLE keyword is used in following Nighthaunt warscrolls:

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