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Hive Crone

NAME M WS BS S T W A Ld Sv
Hive Crone * * * 6 6 12 3 9 4+
A Hive Crone is a single model armed with a drool cannon, tentaclids, scything wings and a wicked spur. It can also fire stinger salvoes.
DAMAGE
Some of this model’s characteristics change as it suffers damage, as shown below:
REMAINING W
M
WS
BS
7-12+
30"
4+
4+
4-6
20"
4+
5+
1-3
10"
5+
5+
WEAPON
RANGE
TYPE
S
AP
D
ABILITIES
0
Drool cannon
8"
Assault D6
6
-1
1
This weapon automatically hits its target.
8
Stinger salvo
24"
Assault 4
5
-1
1
-
0
Tentaclids
36"
Assault 4
5
0
1
You may re-roll failed hit rolls for this weapon against units that can FLY. In addition, if the target is a VEHICLE and you make a wound roll of 4+, it suffers 1 mortal wound in addition to any other damage. If you make a wound roll of 6+, inflict D3 mortal wounds instead.
0
Scything wings
Melee
Melee
User
-2
D3
You can re-roll hit rolls of 1 for this weapon.
0
Wicked spur
Melee
Melee
8
-3
D3
Each time the bearer fights, it can make one (and only one) attack with this weapon. This is in addition to the bearer’s attacks.
ABILITIES
Instinctive Behaviour

Death Throes: If this model is reduced to 0 wounds, roll a D6 before removing the model from the battlefield; on a 6, it lashes out in its death throes, and each unit within 3" suffers D3 mortal wounds.
FACTION KEYWORDS
TYRANIDS, <HIVE FLEET>
KEYWORDS
MONSTER, FLY, HIVE CRONE

This datasheet has Flyers Battlefield Role. Full list of Tyranids units sharing same Battlefield Role follows:

Flyers
• Harpy
Does not include wargear
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.

Stinger salvo used in following datasheets:

HQ
Flyers
• Harpy
Heavy Support

Tentaclids used in following datasheets:

Flyers
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.
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.
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.

Scything wings used in following datasheets:

Flyers
• Harpy
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.
Instinctive Behaviour

Unless controlled or coordinated by the domineering will of the Hive Mind, many Tyranid organisms will revert to their baser instincts.

Unless a <HIVE FLEET> unit with this ability is within 24" of any friendly <HIVE FLEET> SYNAPSE unit, you must subtract 1 from any hit rolls made for it when shooting any target other than the nearest visible enemy unit, and you must subtract 2 from its charge roll if it declares a charge against any unit other than the nearest enemy unit.

The TYRANIDS keyword is used in following Tyranids datasheets:

The <HIVE FLEET> keyword is used in following Tyranids datasheets:

The MONSTER keyword is used in following Tyranids datasheets:

Dedicated Transport
Elites
Fast Attack
Flyers
• Harpy
Fortifications

The FLY keyword is used in following Tyranids datasheets:

Dedicated Transport
Elites
Flyers
• Harpy
Lords of War
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