The booming invocations of an Auric Runesmiter fill the lodge’s warriors with blazing vigour, but can also stir the molten earth. Rivers of magma part at their behest, creating tunnels that the Fyreslayers can use to outflank their foes.
Unit Size: 1 Points: 120
Battlefield Role: Leader
Base size: 32mm
An Auric Runesmiter is armed with a Fyresteel Throwing Axe and Latch-axe. It carries 1 of the following: Runic Iron; or Forge Key. Magmic Tunnelling: A Runesmiter standing upon stone can command the rock to allow them passage. BATTALIONS:
This warscroll can be used in the following warscroll battalions:
• Forge Brethren
Instead of setting up this unit on the battlefield, you can place it to one side and say that it is set up underground as a reserve unit
. Then, instead of setting up another friendly FYRESLAYERS
unit, you can place that unit to one side and say that it will join this unit underground as a reserve unit. 1 unit can join this unit underground as a reserve unit.
At the end of your movement phase
, you can set up this unit anywhere on the battlefield more than 9" from all enemy units. Then, set up the unit that joined this unit wholly within 12" of this unit and more than 9" from all enemy units.
Runic Empowerment: With a sonorous chant, the Runesmiter draws forth the power of the ur-gold runes set into the flesh of their Fyreslayer kin.
Runic Empowerment is a prayer that has an answer value
of 3 and a range of 12" if the chanter is carrying a Runic Iron or 18" if the chanter is carrying a Forge Key. If the chanter is carrying a Runic Iron, you can re-roll the chanting roll
. If answered, pick 1 friendly FYRESLAYERS
unit wholly within range and visible to the chanter. Add 1 to wound rolls
for attacks made by that unit until your next hero phase