Greatsword units are composed of the best and most experienced warriors of the Freeguild regiments. Clad in finely wrought plate armour and wielding two-handed greatblades, they carve a bloody swathe through anything in their path.
Unit Size: 10 Points: 150
Battlefield Role: None
Base size: 25mm
Notes: Battleline if general is FREEGUILD
A unit of Freeguild Greatswords has any number of models, each armed with a Zweihander.
1 model in this unit can be a Guild Champion. 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.
Decapitating Swing: A single strike from a Zweihander can take the head clean off the shoulders.
If the unmodified hit roll
for an attack made with a Zweihander is 6, that attack inflicts 1 mortal wound
on the target in addition to any normal damage.
Oathsworn Honour Guard: These veteran warriors will not allow the enemy to close upon an officer in their guard.
Add 1 to hit rolls
for attacks made with melee weapons
by this unit if it is wholly within 18" of any friendly FREEGUILD HEROES