The Harbingers of Decay trot into battle atop vile steeds more dead than alive. These champions draw the gaze of Nurgle himself, and where they ride, the Plague God’s sinister will is soon made manifest.
Unit Size: 1 Points: 190
Battlefield Role: Leader
Base size: 90 x 52mm
A Harbinger of Decay is either armed with a Plague Scythe or carries a Doom Bell. It is also armed with a Grim Rotsword. MOUNT:
This unit’s daemonic mount is armed with a Flyblown Bite.
Shudderblight: By levelling their grim rotsword, a Harbinger unleashes the Shudderblight - a sinister disease that pales the flesh and clouds the mind with doubt, robbing warriors of their will.
At the start of the combat phase
or battleshock phase
, pick 1 enemy unit within 3" of this unit and roll a dice. On a 3+, that unit cannot issue or receive commands
in that phase.
Toll of the Doom Bell: The ominous toll of the Doom Bell is enough to give pause to even the bravest warriors.
If this unit carries a Doom Bell, once per battle in your hero phase
, it can toll the Doom Bell. If it does so, enemy units within 14" of this unit when it tolls the Doom Bell are filled with despair until your next hero phase. The following effects apply to a unit filled with despair:
- Subtract 1" from the Move characteristic of that unit.
- Subtract 1 from run rolls for that unit.
- Subtract 1 from charge rolls for that unit.
Omens of Decay: Harbingers of Decay are diseased prophets, able to divine omens through grisly rites and observing the spread of sickness.
Omens of Decay is a prayer
that has an answer value
of 3 and a range of 14". If answered, pick 1 enemy unit within range. Subtract the current battle round number from that unit’s Bravery characteristic until your next hero phase