Festus is a heartless maniac, a former plague doctor transformed into a twisted alchemist of disease. He leads Nurgle’s armies with infectious ebullience, relishing the chance to try out new delightful brews upon unwilling foes.
Unit Size: 1 Points: 150
Battlefield Role: Leader
Base size: 40mm
Notes: Single, Unique
Festus the Leechlord is armed with a Plague Staff. BATTALIONS:
This warscroll can be used in the following warscroll battalions:
• Contagium Overlord
This unit can attempt to cast
1 spell in your hero phase
and attempt to unbind
1 spell in the enemy hero phase.
Delightful Brews, Splendid Restoratives: Festus relishes the chance to try out each of his new brews upon friends and foes, spreading bizarre and unnatural plagues swiftly through their ranks.
At the start of your hero phase
, you can pick 1 unit within 1" of this unit. If you pick a friendly unit, roll a dice. On a 2+, you can heal
up to D3 wounds allocated to that unit. If you pick an enemy unit, roll a dice. On a 2+, that unit suffers D3 mortal wounds
The Leechlord’s Curse: Festus has mastered a spell that inflicts an atrophying curse upon a foe, making them especially susceptible to harm.
The Leechlord’s Curse is a spell that has a casting value
of 7 and a range of 14". If successfully cast, pick 1 enemy unit within range and visible to the caster. Subtract 1 from save rolls
for attacks that target that unit for the rest of the battle. The same unit cannot be affected by this spell more than once.