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Mawloc

NAME M WS BS S T W A Ld Sv
Mawloc * * - * 6 12 7 7 3+
A Mawloc is a single model armed with distensible jaws, a prehensile pincer tail and three pairs of scything talons.
DAMAGE
Some of this model’s characteristics change as it suffers damage, as shown below:
REMAINING W
M
WS
S
7-12+
9"
4+
6
4-6
7"
5+
5
1-3
5"
6+
4
WEAPON
RANGE
TYPE
S
AP
D
ABILITIES
0
Biostatic rattle
Melee
Melee
User
-1
1
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. If a unit suffers any unsaved wounds from this weapon, add 1 to any Morale tests they take until the end of the turn.
0
Distensible jaws
Melee
Melee
User
-3
D6
Each time the bearer fights, one (and only one) of its attacks must be made with this weapon.
0
Prehensile pincer tail
Melee
Melee
User
0
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.
0
Scything talons
Melee
Melee
User
0
1
You can re-roll hit rolls of 1 for this weapon. If the bearer has more than one pair of scything talons, it can make 1 additional attack with this weapon each time it fights.
1
Toxinspike
Melee
Melee
1
0
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. Thisweapon always wounds targets (other than VEHICLES) on a 2+.
WARGEAR OPTIONS
 • Thismodel may replace its prehensile pincer tail with a biostatic rattle or a toxinspike.
 • Thismodel may have toxin sacs and/or adrenal glands.
ABILITIES
Instinctive Behaviour

Terror from the Deep: During deployment, you can set up a Mawloc underground instead of placing it on the battlefield. At the end of any of your Movement phases, set up the Mawloc anywhere on the battlefield that is more than 1" away from any enemy models and more than 6" from any other Mawlocs set up this way this turn, then roll a D6 for each enemy unit within 2" of it; on a 1 the unit escapes unharmed, on a 2-3 it suffers 1 mortal wound, on a 4-5 it suffers D3 mortal wounds and on a 6 it suffers 3 mortal wounds. The Mawloc cannot charge in the same turn.

Burrow: At the beginning of any of your Movement phases, any Mawloc that is not within 1" of an enemy unit can burrow. Remove it from the battlefield – it can return as described in the Terror from the Deep ability. A Mawloc may not burrow and return to the battlefield in the same turn. If the battle ends while the Mawloc is underground, it is considered to be slain.

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, MAWLOC

Optional Wargear

OTHER WARGEAR

 • Adrenal glands

 • Toxin sacs


Other Wargear

WEAPON
RANGE
TYPE
S
AP
D
ABILITIES
Adrenal glands
If a unit has adrenal glands, add 1" to the distance it can move when it Advances or charges.
Toxin sacs
Any wound rolls of 6+ in the Fight phase for a model with toxin sacs cause 1 additional damage.

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

Does not include wargear

Biostatic rattle used in following datasheets:

Heavy Support
• Mawloc
• Trygon
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.
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.

Prehensile pincer tail used in following datasheets:

HQ
Elites
Heavy Support
• Mawloc
• Trygon

Scything talons used in following datasheets:

HQ
Troops
Elites
Fast Attack
Heavy Support
• Mawloc
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.

Toxinspike used in following datasheets:

Heavy Support
• Mawloc
• Trygon
MONSTERS/other units

The CARNIFEX keyword is used in following Tyranids datasheets:

HQ
Heavy Support
Other Wargear
 • Adrenal glands
 • Toxin sacs
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.
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.

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

Adrenal glands used in following datasheets:

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.

Toxin sacs used in following datasheets:

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.
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