Few creatures are as embittered, or as cunning, as Mannfred von Carstein. There is no stratagem he will not employ, from unceremoniously dragging down the foe beneath hordes of zombies to using their very souls to power his fell magics.
Unit Size: 1 Points: 380
Battlefield Role: Leader, Behemoth
Mannfred von Carstein is a named character
that is a single model. He is armed with Gheistvor and a Sickle-glaive.
If this model is included in a Soulblight Gravelords army with the LEGION OF NIGHT
lineage keyword, this model is treated as a general in addition to the model that is chosen to be the army general.
Mannfred von Carstein’s dread abyssal, Ashigaroth, attacks with its Ebon Claws.
Mannfred von Carstein is accompanied by a host of spirits that attack with their Spectral Claws and Daggers. For rules purposes, they are treated in the same manner as a mount
Mannfred von Carstein can fly
The Hunger: Soulblight creatures crave the taste of blood and are empowered when they drink deep from the veins of defeated foes.
At the end of the combat phase
, if any enemy models were slain by wounds inflicted by this model’s attacks in that phase, you can heal
up to D3 wounds allocated to this model.
Armour of Templehof: This suit of gothic armour is laden with many a fell enchantment, designed to protect its paranoid bearer from harm.
The first wound or mortal wound
allocated to this model in each phase is negated.
Sword of Unholy Power: This unholy blade drinks deep of its victim’s souls, bolstering Mannfred’s power and that of his risen minions.
If any enemy models are slain by wounds inflicted by this model’s Gheistvor, until the end of that phase, add 1 to the Attacks characteristic of melee weapons
used by friendly SOULBLIGHT GRAVELORDS SUMMONABLE
units while they are wholly within 12" of this model.
Mortarch of Night: Mannfred’s cunning and tactical nous is legendary, his ability to exploit even the briefest of opportunities rightly infamous throughout the realms.
At the start of the combat phase
, if this model is within 3" of any enemy units, you can remove this model from the battlefield and set it up again anywhere on the battlefield more than 9" from all enemy units.
Frightful Touch: The malign spirits that surround Mannfred can freeze an opponent’s blood with a single touch.
If the unmodified hit roll
for an attack made with this model’s Spectral Claws and Daggers is 6, that attack inflicts 1 mortal wound
on the target and the attack sequence ends (do not make a wound or save roll
Mannfred von Carstein is a WIZARD
. He can attempt to cast
2 spells in your hero phase
and attempt to unbind
2 spells in the enemy hero phase. He knows the Arcane Bolt
, Mystic Shield
and Wind of Death
Wind of Death: Mannfred conjures a gust of spectral wind that tears the souls from the bodies of any who feel its chilling bite.
Wind of Death has a casting value
of 7. If successfully cast, pick 1 enemy unit within 18" of the caster that is visible to them, and roll a dice for that enemy unit and each other enemy unit within 6" of that enemy unit. On a 3+, that unit suffers D3 mortal wounds
Vigour of Undeath: Lifting the Sword of Unholy Power high, Mannfred flexes his will and sends his servants forth with redoubled fervour.
You can use this command ability
once per turn in your hero phase
. If you do so, add 1 to hit and wound rolls
for friendly SOULBLIGHT GRAVELORDS
units wholly within 12" of this model until your next hero phase.