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TzeentchThe Changeling
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The Changeling

A master of illusionary disguise, the Changeling hides amongst its quarry, sowing confusion amongst their ranks. Upon throwing aside its fleshly masquerade, the Changeling uses sorcery and its Trickster’s Staff to openly blast its foes.
MELEE WEAPONSRangeAttacksTo HitTo WoundRendDamage
The Trickster’s Staff2"33+3+-1D3
PITCHED BATTLE PROFILE

Unit Size: 1      Points: 120
Battlefield Role: Leader
Notes: Unique

DESCRIPTION

The Changeling is a named character that is a single model. It is armed with the Trickster’s Staff.

ABILITIES

Puckish Misdirection: The Changeling can manipulate the most stalwart of warriors while appearing as a trusted advisor or comrade.
In the enemy hero phase, you can pick 1 enemy unit within 9" of this model. If you do so, until your next hero phase, subtract 1 from hit rolls for attacks made by that unit and half the Move characteristic of that unit (rounding up).

Arch-deceiver: None can detect the veil of the Changeling. Assuming the form of comrade and ally, it reveals itself only when its plans have been made a reality.
At the start of the first battle round, after armies have been set up but before the first turn begins, you can remove this model from the battlefield. If you do so, at the end of your first movement phase, you must set this model up again anywhere within your opponent’s territory more than 3" from any enemy units.

MAGIC

This model is a WIZARD. It can attempt to cast 2 spells in your hero phase and attempt to unbind 2 spells in the enemy hero phase. It knows the Arcane Bolt and Mystic Shield spells.

In addition, while this model is within 9" of an enemy WIZARD, it knows any spells on that WIZARD’s warscroll that are possible for this model to cast.

KEYWORDS
CHAOS, DAEMON, HORROR, TZEENTCH, HERO, WIZARD, THE CHANGELING
Named Characters
Named characters such as Nagash, Archaon and Alarielle are singular and mighty warriors, with their own personalities and artefacts of power. As such, these models cannot have a command trait or artefact of power.
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.
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.
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