Stormcast Eternals – Lynus Ghalmorian on Gryph Charger

Lynus Ghalmorian on Gryph Charger

The Lord-Arcanum of the Sempiternals is a master of both aetheric and amethyst magic. Mounted on his Gryph-charger Katafalq he courses into battle, determined to atone for past failures and bring ruin to those who would prey on the innocent.
MELEE WEAPONSRangeAttacksTo HitTo WoundTo WndRendDamageDmg
Razor Beak and Claws
Razor Beak and Claws1"33+3+-21

Unit Size: 1      Points: 240
Battlefield Role: Leader
Notes: Unique


Lynus Ghalmorian is a named character that is a single model. He is armed with an Aetherstave.

MOUNT: Lynus Gryph-charger, Katafalq, attacks with its Razor Beak and Claws.


Aethereal Strike: A Gryph-charger’s claws are supernaturally sharp, tearing through armour with ease.
If the unmodified hit roll for an attack made with a Gryph-charger’s Razor Beak and Claws is 6, that attack inflicts 1 mortal wound on the target and the attack sequence ends (do not make a wound or save roll).

Cycle of the Storm: A Lord-Arcanum is capable of capturing the soul-stuff of a fallen Stormcast Eternal, returning it back to the battlefield to continue the fight.
Once per turn, when a friendly STORMCAST ETERNAL model is slain within 18" of this model, instead of removing the slain model, you can heal 1 wound allocated to it. This model cannot use this ability on itself.

Ride the Winds Aetheric: Gryph-chargers can move faster than the eye can follow along the winds aetheric, though the shifting of these winds makes such movement perilous at times.
In your movement phase, this model can Ride the Winds Aetheric instead of moving normally. If it does so, choose the direction in which it will move, and roll 6D6. This model can move up to a number of inches equal to the result in the direction chosen, moving over terrain and other models as if it could fly. It must end the move more than 3" from enemy models - if this is impossible, it cannot move at all. This model cannot charge in a turn in which it Rides the Winds Aetheric.

Spirit Flask: As a desperate last resort, Lord Arcanums can smash open one or more of the filled spirit flasks that they carry, causing a deadly explosion of soul energy that engulfs the wizard and anybody that is nearby.
Once per battle, at the start of the combat phase, you can say that this model will shatter 1, 2 or 3 spirit flasks. If you do so, each unit within 3" of this model suffers 1 mortal wound for each spirit flask that was shattered. Units within 3" with 10 or more models suffer D3 mortal wounds for each spirit flask that was shattered instead. Allocate the mortal wounds to this model last of all, after allocating them to any other units that are affected.

Shield of the Pale Knight: Embedded with the bones of a long-dead saint, this invictunite relic radiates protective power.
You can re-roll save rolls of 1 for attacks made with missile weapons that target this model or any friendly ANVILS OF THE HELDENHAMMER units wholly within 12" of this model.


This model is a WIZARD. He can attempt to cast one spell in your hero phase, and attempt to unbind one spell in the enemy hero phase. He knows the Arcane Bolt, Mystic Shield and Amethyst Gale spells. In addition, the Arcane Bolts that this model unleashes are fuelled by Prime Electrids.

Amethyst Gale: A hurricane of deathly energy rushes from the Lord-Arcanums aetherstave, tearing through the enemy ranks and leaving them in terrified disarray.
Amethyst Gale has a casting value of 6. If successfully cast, pick an enemy unit within 12" of the caster that is visible to them. That unit suffers D3 mortal wounds. In addition, until your next hero phase, subtract 1 from hit rolls for attacks made by that unit.

Prime Electrids: With the power of Azyr crackling through them, Lord-Arcanums can summon lightning as easily as another mortal draws breath.
If this model successfully casts Arcane Bolt and it is not unbound, then the spell inflicts D3 mortal wounds instead of 1, or D6 mortal wounds instead of D3 if the casting roll was 10+.


Sombre Exemplar: Ghalmorian is master of the Sempiternals, leading his chamber from the front with a grave-cold devotion to duty.
You can use this command ability at the start of the combat phase. If you do so, until the end of that phase add 1 to hit rolls for attacks made by friendly ANVILS OF THE HELDENHAMMER units while they are wholly within 12" of this 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.
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.
Healing Wounds
Some abilities allow wounds that have been allocated to a model to be healed. For each wound that is healed, remove one of the wounds that have been allocated to the model. You can’t heal wounds on a model that has been slain.
Normal Moves
Moves made in the movement phase are referred to as normal moves, to differentiate them from charge moves (made in the charge phase) and pile-in moves (made in the combat phase). A model making a normal move can move a distance in inches equal to or less than the Move characteristic shown on its warscroll.
Moving Over Terrain
Unless stated otherwise, a model can be moved over a terrain feature but not through it (so models can’t move through a wall, or pass through a tree, but can climb up or over them).

A model can be moved vertically in order to climb or cross a terrain feature, counting the vertical distance up and/or down as part of its move.
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.
Casting and Unbinding Spells
A WIZARD can attempt to cast spells in its own hero phase. You cannot attempt to cast the same spell more than once in the same turn (even with a different wizard).

In order to cast a spell, first say which spell the wizard is going to attempt to use (it must be one they know). To cast the spell, roll 2D6. If the total is equal to or greater than the casting value of the spell, the spell is successfully cast.

If a spell is cast, the opposing player can choose one of their WIZARDS that is within 30" of the caster to attempt to unbind the spell before its effects are applied. To unbind a spell, roll 2D6. If the roll beats the roll used to cast the spell, then the spell is not successfully cast. Only one attempt can be made to unbind a spell.
Arcane Bolt
Arcane Bolt has a casting value of 5. If successfully cast, pick an enemy unit within 18" of the caster that is visible to them. That unit suffers 1 mortal wound. If the casting roll was 10 or more, the unit suffers D3 mortal wounds instead.
Mystic Shield
Mystic Shield has a casting value of 6. If successfully cast, pick a friendly unit within 18" of the caster that is visible to them. Re-roll save rolls of 1 for that unit until your next hero phase.
Command Abilities
If you have any HEROES in your army, you can use command abilities. Some command abilities are available to all armies, like the three on the right, while others are specific to certain models and appear on their warscroll. Some of these command abilities can only be used if that model is your general; when this is the case, it will be noted in the rules for the command ability.

In order to use any command ability you must spend 1 command point. You start the battle with 1 command point for each warscroll battalion you have in your army. In addition, you receive 1 command point at the start of each of your hero phases. You can use the same command ability several times in the same phase as long as you have enough command points to do so. Any command points you do not use can be used in a future turn. A command ability will usually specify when it is used; if it does not, it is used in your hero phase.

The GRYPH-CHARGER keyword is used in following Stormcast Eternals warscrolls:

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