Blades of Khorne – Skull Altar
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Skull Altar

Rising from the ground, the Skull Altar is formed out of the violent tributes heaped in offering for Khorne’s Throne. From atop the grisly pedestal, a priest of Khorne roars out invectives, invoking the judgments of the Blood God to smite down all signs of weakness or wizardry.
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Unit Size: -      Points: 0
Battlefield Role: Faction Terrain Feature
Base size: Use model

FACTION TERRAIN: Only Blades of Khorne armies can include this faction terrain feature.

SET-UP: After territories are determined, you can set up this faction terrain feature wholly within your territory and more than 3" from all objectives and other terrain features. If both players can set up faction terrain features at the same time, they must roll off and the winner chooses who sets up their faction terrain features first.

DEFENSIBLE: This terrain feature is a defensible terrain feature that can be garrisoned by 1 HERO with a Wounds characteristic of 8 or less.

Words of Hate: As much a platform for violent oratory as bloody sacrifice, the exhortations of Khorne’s priests echo from this brass-clad edifice like the tolling of infernal bells.
You can re-roll chanting rolls for friendly KHORNE PRIESTS wholly within 8" of this terrain feature.

Witchbane: The Skull Altar devours arcane power like a whirlpool dragging ships to their doom.
While any terrain feature with this scenery rule is on the battlefield, if a spell is miscast, the caster suffers D6 mortal wounds instead of D3.

Invoke Judgement: While standing upon the Skull Altar, any herald of Khorne can bring the wrath of the Blood God upon their enemies.
While a KHORNE HERO garrisons this terrain feature, it can attempt to summon invocations in the same manner as a KHORNE PRIEST and benefits from the Words of Hate ability when it does so.
14.5 Mortal Wounds
Some attacks, spells and abilities cause mortal wounds. Do not make hit, wound or save rolls for mortal wounds. Instead, the damage inflicted on the target is equal to the number of mortal wounds that were caused.

Mortal wounds caused while a unit is attacking are allocated at the same time as wounds caused by the unit’s attacks: after all of the unit’s attacks have been made. Mortal wounds caused at other times are allocated as soon as they are caused. Mortal wounds are allocated in the same way as wounds and are treated in the same manner as wounds for rules purposes.
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20.1 Chanting Prayers
In your hero phase, you can chant prayers with friendly PRIESTS. You cannot chant the same prayer more than once in the same hero phase, even with a different PRIEST. In order to chant a prayer, pick a friendly PRIEST, say which of the prayers that they know will be chanted, and then make a chanting roll by rolling a dice. If the chanting roll is equal to or greater than the answer value of the prayer, the prayer is answered.

The KHORNE and PRIEST keywords are used in the following Blades of Khorne warscrolls:

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1.5.3 Rolling Off
Sometimes a rule may require the players to roll off. To roll off, each player rolls a dice, and whoever rolls highest wins. If a roll-off is tied, roll off again. You cannot re-roll or modify the dice when you roll off.
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