Fyreslayers – Auric Runeson on Magmadroth
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Auric Runeson on Magmadroth

Hot-headed and eager to prove his bravery, the Auric Runeson charges into battle with a booming war cry. Like a blazing fist, the Fyreslayer noble and his Magmadroth burn a flaming hole in the ranks of the enemy.
MISSILE WEAPONSRangeAttacksTo HitTo WoundTo WndRendDamageDmg
Wyrmslayer Javelin
Wyrmslayer Javelin12"14+3+-1D3
Fyresteel Throwing Axe
Fyresteel Throwing Axe8"15+5+-1
Roaring Fyrestream
Roaring Fyrestream12"
See below
MELEE WEAPONSRangeAttacksTo HitTo WoundTo WndRendDamageDmg
Claws and Horns
Claws and Horns1"4+3+-12
Blazing Maw
Blazing Maw1"14+2+-2D3
Ancestral War-axe
Ancestral War-axe1"33+4+-D3
Wyrmslayer Javelin
Wyrmslayer Javelin3"13+3+-11
DAMAGE
Wounds SufferedMoveRoaring FyrestreamClaws and Horns
0-312"D66
4-610"D65
7-98"2D64
10-127"2D63
13+6"3D62
PITCHED BATTLE PROFILE

Unit Size: 1      Points: 240
Battlefield Role: Leader, Behemoth
Base size: 120 x 92mm
Notes: Single

DESCRIPTION

An Auric Runeson on Magmadroth is a single model armed with Fyresteel Throwing Axes. In addition, it is armed with one of the following weapon options: Ancestral War-axe or Wyrmslayer Javelins.

MOUNT: This model’s Magmadroth attacks with its Claws and Horns, Blazing Maw and a Roaring Firestream.

ABILITIES

Roaring Fyrestream: Throwing back its head, a Magmadroth can spew a wave of flaming bile that sears through armour as though it were wax.
Do not use the attack sequence for an attack made with a Roaring Fyrestream. Instead, make the dice roll shown on the damage table above. If the roll is equal to or less than the number of models in the target unit, that unit suffers D3 mortal wounds. If the roll is equal to or less than the number of models in the target unit, and the target unit is within 6" of this model, the target unit suffers D6 mortal wounds instead.

Lashing Tail: Magmadroths can use their muscular spiked tails to pulverise scores of lesser prey with a single swipe.
At the end of the combat phase, roll a dice for each enemy unit within 3" of this model. If the roll is less than the number of models in that unit, it suffers D3 mortal wounds.

Volcanic Blood: Magmadroths pulse with the throbbing heat of the volcanic caverns where they make their fyrenests.
Roll a dice each time a wound is allocated to this model that was inflicted by a melee weapon. On a 4+ the attacking unit suffers 1 mortal wound.

Vying for Glory: Runesons seek their father’s favour in battle by outdoing their brothers.
You can re-roll hit rolls for attacks made by this model if there are any other friendly AURIC RUNESONS within 6" of this model.

Wyrmslayer Javelins: These weapons punch deep into the hides of the largest of creatures.
Add 2 to the Damage characteristic for attacks made with this model’s Wyrmslayer Javelin that target a MONSTER.

COMMAND ABILITIES

Molten Battering Ram: Runesons atop Magmadroths are even more wreckless and impetuous, crashing their beasts into enemy lines while beckoning others to follow.
You can use this command ability at the start of your charge phase. If you do so, pick 1 friendly MAGMADROTH that is within 12" of a friendly model with this command ability. After that unit makes a charge move in that charge phase, you can pick 1 enemy unit within 1" of that model and roll a dice. On a 2+ that enemy unit suffers D6 mortal wounds. The same unit cannot be picked to be affected by this command ability more than once per phase.

KEYWORDS
ORDER, DUARDIN, MAGMADROTH, FYRESLAYERS, HERO, MONSTER, AURIC RUNESON
14.5 Mortal Wounds
Some attacks, spells and abilities cause mortal wounds. Do not make hit, wound or save rolls for mortal wounds. Instead, the damage inflicted on the target is equal to the number of mortal wounds that were caused.

Mortal wounds caused while a unit is attacking are allocated at the same time as wounds caused by the unit’s attacks: after all of the unit’s attacks have been made. Mortal wounds caused at other times are allocated as soon as they are caused. Mortal wounds are allocated in the same way as wounds and are treated in the same manner as wounds for rules purposes.
13.1.2 Combat Attacks
When a friendly unit fights, you must make combat attacks with all of the melee weapons the models in the unit are armed with that they are allowed to use (including melee weapons used by the unit’s mounts, if there are any).

The target of a combat attack must be within a number of inches of the attacking model equal to the Range characteristic of the weapon being used to make the attack (the target does not have to be visible).
Hit Roll
Roll a dice. If the roll equals or beats the attacking weapon’s To Hit characteristic, the attack scores a hit and you must make a wound roll. If not, the attack fails and the attack sequence ends. An unmodified hit roll of 1 always fails and an unmodified hit roll of 6 always hits. A hit roll cannot be modified by more than +1 or -1 (this is an exception to the principle that abilities take precedence over core rules).

Sometimes an ability will allow a single hit roll to score two or more hits. If this is the case, make all of the wound and save rolls for those hits at the same time.

The AURIC RUNESON keyword is used in the following Fyreslayers warscrolls:

Leader
Leader, Behemoth
6.1 Using Command Abilities
To use a command ability, you must spend 1 command point, pick 1 friendly model to issue the command, and pick 1 friendly unit to receive the command. Unless noted otherwise, the models that can issue commands and the units they can issue them to are as follows:
  • Unit champions can issue commands to their own unit (see 22.3.2).
  • HEROES can issue commands to units that are wholly within 12" of them.
  • Generals can issue commands to units that are wholly within 18" of them.
  • TOTEMS can issue commands to units that are wholly within 18" of them.
Each command ability will say when it can be used and what effect it has on the unit that receives it. A model cannot issue more than 1 command in the same phase and a unit cannot receive more than 1 command in the same phase. In addition, you cannot use the same command ability more than once in the same phase (even for different units).

The MAGMADROTH keyword is used in the following Fyreslayers warscrolls:

Leader, Behemoth
11.1 Charge Moves
When you attempt a charge with a unit, make a charge roll for the unit by rolling 2D6. You can then make a charge move with each model in that unit by moving the model a distance in inches that is equal to or less than the charge roll. The first model you move in a unit attempting a charge must finish the move within 1/2" of an enemy unit. If this is impossible, no models in the unit can make a charge move.

You do not have to pick a target for a charge attempt before making the charge roll.

The FYRESLAYERS keyword is used in the following Fyreslayers warscrolls:

None
Battleline
Leader
Leader, Behemoth

The HERO keyword is used in the following Fyreslayers warscrolls:

None
Leader
Leader, Behemoth

The MONSTER keyword is used in the following Fyreslayers warscrolls:

Leader, Behemoth
Behemoth
• Merwyrm
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