Dreadspear shieldwalls form the armoured core of the Darkling Covens’ armies. Fully enthralled to the service of their masters, these cruel warriors fight and slay with unnerving focus.
Unit Size: 10 Points: 90
Battlefield Role: Battleline
Base size: 25mm
A unit of Dreadspears has any number of models, each armed with a Darkling Spear.
1 model in this unit can be a Lordling. Add 1 to the Attacks characteristic of that model’s melee weapon
1 in every 10 models in this unit can be a Standard Bearer. Add 1 to the Bravery characteristic of units that include any Standard Bearers.
1 in every 10 models in this unit can be a Hornblower. Add 1 to run
and charge rolls
for units that include any Hornblowers.
Coven Guard: These warriors are trained to wait for the perfect moment before thrusting their spears into the heart of the foe.
If the unmodified hit roll
for an attack made with a Darkling Spear is 6, that weapon has a Rend characteristic of -1 instead of ‘-’ for that attack.
Ranks of Cold Steel: The massed ranks of the Darkling Covens fight with deadly coordination.
Add 1 to hit rolls
for attacks made by this unit if it has 10 or more models.