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Adepta SororitasCanoness (Legendary)
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Canoness (Legendary)

NAME M WS BS S T W A Ld Sv
Canoness 6" 2+ 2+ 3 3 5 4 9 3+
A Canoness is a single model equipped with: bolt pistol; chainsword; frag grenades; krak grenades.
WEAPON
RANGE
TYPE
S
AP
D
ABILITIES
0
Bolt pistol
12"
Pistol 1
4
0
1
-
7
Inferno pistol
6"
Pistol 1
8
-4
D6
When resolving an attack made with this weapon against a unit that is within half range, roll two D6 when inflicting damage with it and discard one of the results.
5
Plasma pistol
When you choose this weapon to shoot with, select one of the profiles below.
 - Standard
12"
Pistol 1
7
-3
1
-
 - Supercharge
12"
Pistol 1
8
-3
2
If any hit rolls of 1 are made for attacks with this weapon, the bearer is destroyed after shooting with this weapon.
0
Boltgun
24"
Rapid Fire 1
4
0
1
-
1
Condemnor boltgun
24"
Rapid Fire 1
4
0
1
When resolving an attack made with this weapon against a PSYKER unit, this weapon has a Damage characteristic of D3 for that attack.
8
Combi-flamer
When you choose this weapon to shoot with, select one or both of the profiles below. If you select both, subtract 1 from hit rolls for attacks made with this weapon.
 - Boltgun
24"
Rapid Fire 1
4
0
1
-
 - Flamer
8"
Assault D6
4
0
1
When resolving an attack made with this weapon, do not make a hit roll: it automatically scores a hit.
15
Combi-melta
When you choose this weapon to shoot with, select one or both of the profiles below. If you select both, subtract 1 from hit rolls for attacks made with this weapon.
 - Boltgun
24"
Rapid Fire 1
4
0
1
-
 - Meltagun
12"
Assault 1
8
-4
D6
When resolving an attack made with this weapon against a unit that is within half range, roll two D6 when inflicting damage with it and discard one of the results.
11
Combi-plasma
When you choose this weapon to shoot with, select one or two of the profiles below. If you select two, subtract 1 from hit rolls for attacks made this weapon. Only one plasma gun profile can be selected.
 - Boltgun
24"
Rapid Fire 1
4
0
1
-
 - Plasma gun (standard)
24"
Rapid Fire 1
7
-3
1
-
 - Plasma gun (supercharge)
24"
Rapid Fire 1
8
-3
2
If any hit rolls of 1 are made for attacks with this weapon, the bearer is destroyed after shooting with this weapon.
2
Storm bolter
24"
Rapid Fire 2
4
0
1
-
9
Blessed blade
Melee
Melee
+2
-3
D3
-
0
Chainsword
Melee
Melee
User
0
1
When the bearer fights, it makes 1 additional attack with this weapon.
4
Power sword
Melee
Melee
User
-3
1
-
11
Eviscerator
Melee
Melee
x2
-4
D3
When resolving an attack made with this weapon, subtract 1 from the hit roll.
5
Power axe
Melee
Melee
+1
-2
1
-
4
Power maul
Melee
Melee
+2
-1
1
-
0
Frag grenades
6"
Grenade D6
3
0
1
-
0
Krak grenades
6"
Grenade 1
6
-1
D3
-
WARGEAR OPTIONS
 • This model can be equipped with 1 boltgun and 1 power sword instead of 1 bolt pistol and 1 chainsword. If this model is equipped with 1 boltgun and 1 power sword, it additionally has a rod of office.
 • This model can be equipped with one of the following instead of 1 bolt pistol: 1 condemnor boltgun; 1 weapon from the Pistols list.
 • This model can be equipped with one of the following instead of 1 chainsword: 1 power sword; 1 blessed blade.
 • If this model is equipped with 1 chainsword, it can have a brazier of holy fire or a null rod.
 • This model can be equipped with 1 boltgun instead of 1 bolt pistol.
 • This model can be equipped with one of the following instead of 1 chainsword: 1 eviscerator; 1 power axe; 1 power maul.
 • This model can be equipped with one of the following instead of either 1 bolt pistol or 1 chainsword: 1 boltgun; 1 combi-flamer; 1 combi-melta; 1 combi-plasma; 1 condemnor boltgun; 1 inferno pistol; 1 plasma pistol; 1 storm bolter.
ABILITIES
Acts of Faith, Sacred Rites, Shield of Faith

Rosarius: This model has a 4+ invulnerable save.

Brazier of Holy Fire:
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Whilst any models from your army that have braziers of holy fire are within 6" of any enemy DAEMON units, subtract 1 from the Leadership characteristic of each of those enemy units. In addition, if this model has a brazier of holy fire, then once per battle, when this model fires Overwatch or is chosen to shoot with, it can unleash the brazier’s holy flames. When it does, select one enemy unit within 12" of this model (if firing Overwatch, you must select the unit that has declared a charge against this model) and roll one D6; on a 2+ that enemy unit suffers D3 mortal wounds (if that enemy unit is a DAEMON, it suffers D6 mortal wounds instead).

Lead the Righteous: Re-roll hit rolls of 1 for attacks made by models in friendly <ORDER> units whilst their unit is within 6" of this model.

Rod of Office:
5
If this model has a rod of office, add 3" to the range of its Lead the Righteous ability.

Null Rod:
12
If this model has a null rod, then it cannot be targeted or affected by psychic powers. In addition, whilst any models from your army that have null rods are within 18" of any enemy PSYKER models, subtract 1 from Psychic tests and Deny the Witch tests taken for those enemy models.
FACTION KEYWORDS
IMPERIUM, ADEPTUS MINISTORUM, ADEPTA SORORITAS, <ORDER>
KEYWORDS
CHARACTER, INFANTRY, CANONESS

Optional Wargear

PISTOLS

 • Bolt pistol

 • Hand flamer1

 • Plasma pistol

 • Inferno pistol

1 Cannot be taken by a Canoness


Ranged Weapons

WEAPON
RANGE
TYPE
S
AP
D
ABILITIES
0
Bolt pistol
12"
Pistol 1
4
0
1
-
1
Hand flamer
6"
Pistol D6
3
0
1
When resolving an attack made with this weapon, do not make a hit roll: it automatically scores a hit.
7
Inferno pistol
6"
Pistol 1
8
-4
D6
When resolving an attack made with this weapon against a unit that is within half range, roll two D6 when inflicting damage with it and discard one of the results.
5
Plasma pistol
When you choose this weapon to shoot with, select one of the profiles below.
 - Standard
12"
Pistol 1
7
-3
1
-
 - Supercharge
12"
Pistol 1
8
-3
2
If any hit rolls of 1 are made for attacks with this weapon, the bearer is destroyed after shooting with this weapon.

This datasheet has HQ Battlefield Role. Full list of Adepta Sororitas units sharing same Battlefield Role follows:

Does not include wargear
PISTOL

Pistols are carried one-handed and can even be used in a melee to shoot at point-blank range. Many warriors carry one as a sidearm, alongside their primary weapon.

A model can fire a Pistol even if there are enemy units within 1" of its own unit, but it must target the closest enemy unit. In such circumstances, the model can shoot its Pistol even if other friendly units are within 1" of the same enemy unit.

Each time a model equipped with both a Pistol and another type of ranged weapon (e.g. a Pistol and a Rapid Fire weapon) shoots, it can either shoot with its Pistol(s) or with all of its other weapons. Choose which it will fire (Pistols or non-Pistols) before making hit rolls.
Hit Roll
Each time a model makes an attack, roll a dice. If the roll is equal to or greater than the attacking model’s Ballistic Skill characteristic, then it scores a hit with the weapon it is using. If not, the attack fails and the attack sequence ends. A roll of 1 always fails, irrespective of any modifiers that may apply.
RAPID FIRE

Rapid Fire weapons are versatile weapons capable of aimed single shots at long range or controlled bursts of fire at close quarters.

A model firing a Rapid Fire weapon doubles the number of attacks it makes if its target is within half the weapon’s maximum range.
Psyker
Some models are noted as being a Psyker on their datasheet. Psykers can manifest their otherworldly abilities and attempt to deny enemy sorceries. The powers a psyker knows, and the number of powers they can attempt to manifest or deny each Psychic phase, are detailed on their datasheet.
ASSAULT

Assault weapons fire so rapidly or indiscriminately that they can be shot from the hip as warriors dash forwards into combat.

A model with an Assault weapon can fire it even if it Advanced earlier that turn. If it does so, you must subtract 1 from any hit rolls made when firing that weapon this turn.

Blessed blade used in following datasheets:

HQ
Melee Weapon
Each time a model makes a close combat attack, it uses a melee weapon – the weapons a model is equipped with are described on its datasheet. In addition to their other weapons, all models are assumed to be equipped with a close combat weapon, which has the following profile:

WEAPONRANGETYPESAPD
Close combat weaponMeleeMeleeUser01

If a model has more than one melee weapon, choose which it will use before rolling the dice. If a model has more than one melee weapon and can make several close combat attacks, it can split its attacks between these weapons however you wish – declare how you will divide the attacks before any dice are rolled.

Eviscerator used in following datasheets:

HQ
Elites
GRENADE

Grenades are handheld explosive devices that a warrior throws at the enemy while their squad mates provide covering fire.

Each time a unit shoots, a single model in the unit that is equipped with Grenades may throw one instead of firing any other weapon.
Pistols
 • Bolt pistol
0
 • Hand flamer1
1
 • Plasma pistol
5
 • Inferno pistol
7

1 Cannot be taken by a Canoness

Acts of Faith

Through the prayers of the faithful is the Emperor’s will made manifest.

If your army contains at least one unit with this ability, you can perform one Act of Faith in each phase. To do so, you will use Miracle dice.
Advancing
When you pick a unit to move in the Movement phase, you can declare that it will Advance. Roll a dice and add the result to the Move characteristics of all models in the unit for that Movement phase. A unit that Advances can’t shoot or charge later that turn.
Charge move, charge roll
After any Overwatch has been resolved, roll 2D6. Each model in the charging unit can move up to this number of inches – this is their charge distance this turn. The first model you move must finish within 1" of an enemy model from one of the target units. No models in the charging unit can move within 1" of an enemy unit that was not a target of its charge. If this is impossible, the charge fails and no models in the charging unit move this phase. Once you’ve moved all the models in the charging unit, choose another eligible unit and repeat the above procedure until all eligible units that you want to make charge moves have done so. No unit can be selected to charge more than once in each Charge phase.
Deny the Witch Test
A psyker can attempt to resist a psychic power that has been manifested by an enemy model within 24" by taking a Deny the Witch test – this takes place immediately, even though it is not your turn. To do so, roll 2D6. If the total is greater than the result of the Psychic test that manifested the power, it has been resisted and its effects are negated. Only one attempt to deny each successfully manifested psychic power can be made each turn, regardless of the number of psykers you have within 24" of the enemy model manifesting the psychic power.
Wound Roll
WOUND ROLL
ATTACK’S STRENGTH VS TARGET’S TOUGHNESSD6 ROLL REQUIRED
Is the Strength
TWICE (or more)
than the Toughness?
2+
Is the Strength
GREATER
than the Toughness?
3+
Is the Strength
EQUAL
to the Toughness?
4+
Is the Strength
LOWER
than the Toughness?
5+
Is the Strength
HALF (or less)
than the Toughness?
6+
If an attack scores a hit, you will then need to roll another dice to see if the attack successfully wounds the target. The roll required is determined by comparing the attacking weapon’s Strength characteristic with the target’s Toughness characteristic, as shown on the table to the right:

If the roll is less than the required number, the attack fails and the attack sequence ends. A roll of 1 always fails, irrespective of any modifiers that may apply.
Morale Test

Even the bravest heart may quail when the horrors of battle take their toll.

In the Morale phase, starting with the player whose turn it is, players must take Morale tests for units from their army that have had models slain during the turn.

To take a Morale test, roll a dice and add the number of models from the unit that have been slain this turn. If the result of the Morale test exceeds the highest Leadership characteristic in the unit, the test is failed. For each point that the test is failed by, one model in that unit must flee and is removed from play. You choose which models flee from the units you command.
Sacred Rites

The Adepta Sororitas pray for the Emperor to guide them and fill them with strength.

If every unit in your army has the ADEPTA SORORITAS and/or ADEPTUS MINISTORUM Faction keywords, this unit gains an ability depending on which Sacred Rite is active for your army. Determine which Sacred Rite is active for all units from your army with this ability at the start of the battle. To do so, after deployment, but before the first battle round begins, select one Sacred Rite from the following table to be active. Alternatively, you can roll two D6 to randomly generate two Sacred Rites to be active (a duplicate result has no additional effect, but is considered to be active for the purposes of the Battle Rites Stratagem). In either case, Sacred Rites are active until the end of the battle.
D6Sacred Rite
1Hand of the Emperor: The Sororitas are imbued with a boundless font of vigour.
When a unit with this Sacred Rite Advances, add 1 to the Advance roll. When you make a charge roll for a unit with this Sacred Rite, add 1 to the result. 
2Spirit of the Martyr: Even with their dying act the Sororitas mete out the Emperor’s judgement.
When a model with this Sacred Rite is destroyed, roll one D6 before removing the model from play. On a 5+ that model can either shoot with one of its ranged weapons as if it were your Shooting phase, or make one attack with one of its melee weapons as if it were the Fight phase (if the model has a damage table, use the bottom row of that table when shooting with that ranged weapon or resolving that attack with a melee weapon). 
3Aegis of the Emperor: The Sororitas do not suffer the vile trickery of witches.
When a Deny the Witch test is taken for a unit with this Sacred Rite, add 3 to the total. 
4Divine Guidance: Seeing the weak points in their enemies’ armour, the Sisters of Battle strike out to shatter it with contemptuous ease.
When resolving an attack made with a ranged weapon by a model with this Sacred Rite, on an unmodified wound roll of 6 the Armour Penetration characteristic of that weapon is improved by 1 for that attack (e.g. AP 0 becomes AP -1). 
5The Passion: The Sororitas are filled with a burning passion to inflict suffering upon the faithless.
When resolving an attack made with a melee weapon by a model with this Sacred Rite, an unmodified hit roll of 6 scores 1 additional hit. 
6Light of the Emperor: The Emperor’s radiance shines upon his warriors, emboldening them amidst the thick of battle.
When a Morale test is taken for a unit with this Sacred Rite, you can re-roll the dice. 
Shield of Faith

Conviction is the greatest armour.

Models in this unit have a 6+ invulnerable save.

In addition, one model in this unit can attempt to resist one psychic power in your opponent’s Psychic phase in the same manner as a PSYKER by taking a Deny the Witch test, if that model is within 24" of the enemy model manifesting that psychic power. When taking that Deny the Witch test, roll one D6 instead of 2D6; the psychic power is resisted if the roll is greater than the result of the Psychic test that manifested the power.
Invulnerable Saves
Some models possess supernatural reflexes or are protected by force fields that grant them an invulnerable save. Each time a wound is allocated to a model with an invulnerable save, you can choose to use either its normal Save characteristic or its invulnerable save, but not both. If a model has more than one invulnerable save, it can only use one of them – choose which it will use. If you use a model’s invulnerable save, it is never modified by a weapon’s Armour Penetration value.
Overwatch
Each time a charge is declared against a unit, the target unit can immediately fire Overwatch at the would-be attacker. A target unit can potentially fire Overwatch several times a turn, though it cannot fire if there are any enemy models within 1" of it. Overwatch is resolved like a normal shooting attack (albeit one resolved in the enemy’s Charge phase) and uses all the normal rules except that a 6 is always required for a successful hit roll, irrespective of the firing model’s Ballistic Skill or any modifiers.
Mortal Wounds
Some attacks inflict mortal wounds – these are so powerful that no armour or force field can withstand their fury. Each mortal wound inflicts one point of damage on the target unit. Do not make a wound roll or saving throw (including invulnerable saves) against a mortal wound – just allocate it as you would any other wound and inflict damage to a model in the target unit as described above. Unlike normal attacks, excess damage from attacks that inflict mortal wounds is not lost. Instead keep allocating damage to another model in the target unit until either all the damage has been allocated or the target unit is destroyed.
Psychic Test
A psyker can attempt to manifest a psychic power they know by taking a Psychic test. To do so, roll 2D6. If the total is equal to or greater than that power’s warp charge value, the power is successfully manifested. A psyker cannot attempt to manifest the same psychic power more than once in a turn.

The CANONESS keyword is used in following Adepta Sororitas datasheets:

HQ
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