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2
4+
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Hexwraiths

Upon ghostly steeds, the Hexwraiths ride straight through their foes, turning blood to ice and snatching souls from screaming warriors. Once knights both proud and cruel, these ethereal killers relive their glory by visiting pain and death upon mortals.
MELEE WEAPONSRangeAttacksTo HitTo WoundRendDamage
Spectral Scythe1"24+3+-11
Hooves and Teeth1"24+5+-1
PITCHED BATTLE PROFILE

Unit Size: 5 - 20      Points: 160
Battlefield Role: None
Notes: Battleline in Nighthaunt army

DESCRIPTION

A unit of Hexwraiths has any number of models, each armed with a Spectral Scythe.

MOUNT: This unit’s Skeletal Steeds attack with their Hooves and Teeth.

HELLWRAITH: The leader of this unit is a Hellwraith. Add 1 to the Attacks characteristic of a Hellwraith’s Spectral Scythe.

FLY: This unit can fly.

ABILITIES

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.

Frightful Touch: Even the slightest scratch from a Spectral Scythe can still a beating heart.
If the unmodified hit roll for an attack made with a Spectral Scythe is 6, that attack inflicts 1 mortal wound and the attack sequence ends (do not make a wound or save roll).

Spectral Hunters: As the Hexwraiths ride down their chosen prey, any whom they pass through en route to their target are subject to the phantasmal cavalry’s life-leeching powers.
In your movement phase, immediately after this unit has moved, you can pick an enemy unit that has any models that a model from this unit passed across. If you do so, roll a dice for each model from this unit that passed across the enemy unit. For each roll of 5+, that enemy unit suffers 1 mortal wound.

KEYWORDS
DEATH, MALIGNANT, NIGHTHAUNT, SUMMONABLE, HEXWRAITHS
Flying
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.
Modifiers
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.
Mortal Wounds
Some attacks, spells and abilities inflict mortal wounds. Do not make hit, wound or save rolls for mortal wounds. Instead, the damage inflicted on the target is equal to the number of mortal wounds that were suffered. Allocate any mortal wounds that are caused while a unit is attacking at the same time as any other wounds caused by the unit’s attacks, after all of the unit’s attacks have been completed. Mortal wounds caused at other times are allocated to models in the target unit as soon as they occur, in the same manner as wounds caused by damage from an attack.

After they have been allocated, a mortal wound is treated in the same manner as any other wound for all rules purposes.

The SUMMONABLE keyword is used in following Nighthaunt warscrolls:

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