Longbeards are the oldest and most experienced duardin warriors, as evidenced by their great, flowing beards and tendency to grumble on relentlessly about their enemies and allies alike – even in the thick of battle.
Unit Size: 10 Points: 105
Battlefield Role: Battleline
Base size: 25mm
A unit of Longbeards has any number of models. The unit is armed with one of the following weapon options: Ancestral Great Axe; or Ancestral Weapon and Gromril Shield.
1 model in this unit can be a Old Guard. 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 Musician. Add 1 to run
and charge rolls
for units that include any Musicians.
Old Grumblers: Longbeards are always grumbling about something, from the youth of today not properly respecting their elders to their enemies’ cowardly reliance upon magic. Gromril Shieldwall: A wall of duardin-forged steel is a nigh impenetrable barrier.
Add 1 to save rolls
for attacks made with melee weapons
that target a unit with Gromril Shields.
In your hero phase
, you can say that this unit is grumbling. If you do so, pick 1 of the complaints below. That complaint is in effect until the start of your next hero phase.‘I thought duardin were made of sterner stuff!’:
Add 1 to the Bravery characteristic of friendly DISPOSSESSED
units while they are wholly within 12" of any units with this complaint.‘Put your back into it, beardling!’:
You can re-roll wound rolls
of 1 for attacks made by friendly DISPOSSESSED units while they are wholly within 12" of any units with this complaint.‘Too much damned magic flying about these days!’:
A unit with this complaint can attempt to dispel
1 endless spell
in your hero phase.