Crafted from the souls of aelves that blazed brightest with the need for revenge, the Melusai Ironscales serve Morathi as elite war leaders amongst the Scáthborn and are terrifying martial champions in their own right.
Unit Size: 1 Points: 120
Battlefield Role: Leader
Base size: 40mm
A Melusai Ironscale is armed with a Keldrisaíth. Blood of the Oracle: The soul of each Melusai Ironscale has been experimented upon by Morathi to increase their resistance to hostile magics.
Each time this unit is affected by a spell
or the abilities
of an endless spell
, you can roll a dice. On a 5+, ignore the effect of that spell or the effects of that endless spells abilities on this unit.
Gory Offering: As a Melusai Ironscale holds the crystallised heart of a slain foe aloft, the power of Khaine pulses through it, empowering any fellow Melusai nearby.
If any enemy models are slain by wounds caused by this unit’s attacks in the combat phase
, add 1 to the Attacks characteristic of friendly MELUSAI
units wholly within 12" of this unit until the end of that phase.
Turned to Crystal: The scáth touch of an Ironscale can permanently transmute an enemy into an immobile - though still fully conscious - crystal statue.
At the end of the combat phase
, you can pick 1 enemy unit within 1" of this unit and roll a dice. On a 2+, that enemy unit suffers 1 mortal wound
Wrath of the Scáthborn: With a shrieked prayer to Khaine and Morathi, an Ironscale leads her Melusai kin in the swift slaughter of the foe.
You can use this command ability
in your charge phase
if this unit is part of your army and on the battlefield. The command can only be issued by this unit, and the unit that receives the command must be a friendly MELUSAI
unit. That unit can attempt a charge
even if it ran in the same turn.