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Shield-Captain

NAME M WS BS S T W A Ld Sv
Shield-Captain 6" 2+ 2+ 5 5 6 5 9 2+
A Shield-Captain is a single model armed with a guardian spear.
WEAPON
RANGE
TYPE
S
AP
D
ABILITIES
11
Castellan axe (shooting)
24"
Rapid Fire 1
4
-1
2
-
9
Guardian spear (shooting)
24"
Rapid Fire 1
4
-1
2
-
7
Sentinel blade (shooting)
12"
Pistol 2
4
0
1
-
11
Castellan axe (melee)
Melee
Melee
+3
-2
D3
-
9
Guardian spear (melee)
Melee
Melee
+1
-3
D3
-
3
Misericordia
Melee
Melee
User
-2
1
When the bearer fights, it makes 1 additional attack with this weapon unless it is has a storm shield.
7
Sentinel blade (melee)
Melee
Melee
User
-3
D3
-
WARGEAR OPTIONS
 • This model may replace its guardian spear with a sentinel blade or a castellan axe.
 • This model may take a misericordia.
 • If this model is armed with a sentinel blade, it may take a storm shield.
ABILITIES
Aegis of the Emperor

Inspirational Fighter: You can re-roll hit rolls of 1 made for friendly ADEPTUS CUSTODES units within 6" of this model.

Storm Shield:
10
A model equipped with a storm shield has a 3+ invulnerable save.
FACTION KEYWORDS
IMPERIUM, ADEPTUS CUSTODES
KEYWORDS
CHARACTER, INFANTRY, SHIELD-CAPTAIN

This datasheet has HQ Battlefield Role. Full list of Adeptus Custodes units sharing same Battlefield Role follows:

Does not include wargear

Castellan axe (shooting) used in following datasheets:

HQ
Elites
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.

Guardian spear (shooting) used in following datasheets:

HQ
Troops
Elites

Sentinel blade (shooting) used in following datasheets:

HQ
Troops
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.

Castellan axe (melee) used in following datasheets:

HQ
Elites
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.

Guardian spear (melee) used in following datasheets:

HQ
Troops
Elites

Sentinel blade (melee) used in following datasheets:

HQ
Troops
Aegis of the Emperor

The cellular alchemy that creates the warriors of the Adeptus Custodes leaves them forever touched by a spark of the Emperor’s own greatness. Beyond their martial might and incorruptible nobility, this energy manifests itself as an almost supernatural warding, as though the Custodians were protected by the hand of the Emperor. Bullets and bolts are turned aside at the last moment, blades fail to strike home, and even the psychic powers of the foe can suddenly and inexplicably flicker away to nothing in the face of the Ten Thousand.

Models with this ability have a 5+ invulnerable save. When a model with this ability would lose a wound as a result of a mortal wound in the Psychic phase, roll one D6; on a 6 that wound is not lost.
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.
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.

The SHIELD-CAPTAIN keyword is used in following Adeptus Custodes datasheets:

HQ
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