Slaves to Darkness – Slaughterbrute


Even the greatest champions cannot hope to bind a Slaughterbrute through physical might alone. Only through specially forged blades of binding can these monstrosities be controlled, and their boundless fury directed towards their master’s enemies.
MELEE WEAPONSRangeAttacksTo HitTo WoundTo WndRendDamageDmg
Razor-tipped Claws
Razor-tipped Claws2"4+3+-1D3
Mighty Jaws
Mighty Jaws1"24+-3
Slashing Talons
Slashing Talons1"24+3+-1
Wounds SufferedMoveRazor-tipped ClawsMighty Jaws

Unit Size: 1      Points: 170
Battlefield Role: Behemoth


A Slaughterbrute is a single model armed with Razor-tipped Claws, Mighty Jaws and Slashing Talons.

MARK OF CHAOS: When you select this model to be part of your army, you can give it the following Mark of Chaos keyword: KHORNE.


Sigils of Enslavement: By carving runes of domination into a Slaughterbrute’s back and driving cursed blades of binding into its flesh, the monster’s will can be bound to a Champion of Chaos.
When this model is set up for the first time, you can pick 1 friendly SLAVES TO DARKNESS HERO on the battlefield to be its master. Add 1 to hit rolls for attacks made by this model while it is wholly within 12" of that HERO. The same HERO cannot be the master of more than 1 SLAUGHTERBRUTE.

Beast Unbound: A masterless Slaughterbrute is a terrifying force of destruction, running rampant and attacking anything that comes near.
If this model is within 6" of an enemy unit and more than 12" from its master (see left) at the start of the charge phase, you must roll a dice. On a 4+, the closest other unit within 6" of this model immediately suffers D3 mortal wounds.

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 SLAUGHTERBRUTE keyword is used in following Slaves to Darkness warscrolls:

Charge roll, charge move
Any of your units within 12" of the enemy in your charge phase can attempt to make a charge move. Pick an eligible unit and make a charge roll for it by rolling 2D6. Each model in the unit can move a number of inches equal to the charge roll. You cannot make a charge move with a unit that has run or retreated earlier in the turn, or with a unit that is within 3" of an enemy unit.

The first model you move from a unit making a charge move must finish the move within ½" of an enemy model (you do not have to pick the target for the charge before making the charge roll). If that’s impossible, or you decide not to make the charge move, the charge fails and no models in the unit can move in this phase.

Once all models in one unit have made their charge moves, you can pick another eligible unit to make a charge attempt, until all units that you want to make charge attempts have done so.
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 MONSTER keyword is used in following Slaves to Darkness warscrolls:

Leader, Behemoth
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