Nighthaunt – Execution Horde
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Warscroll Battalion

Execution Horde

When an Execution Horde is summoned, a Lord Executioner is surrounded by Spirit Hosts composed of the massed and intermingled souls of those whom he slew in life. The Nighthaunts use such small but hard-hitting battalions to supplement their fighting strength, often working alongside the massed Chainguard.
An Execution Horde consists of the following units:
 • 1 Lord Executioner
 • 3 units of Spirit Hosts

Unit Size: -      Points: 100
Battlefield Role: Warscroll Battalion


This warscroll battalion can be used in the following warscroll battalions:
 • Nighthaunt Procession


The Headsman’s Masses: The spirit swarms that accompany an Execution Horde’s master serve to distract his prey whilst he delivers the killing blow.
Subtract 1 from hit rolls for attacks that target this battalion’s LORD EXECUTIONER while a SPIRIT HOST unit from this battalion is within 6" of the attacker’s unit. In addition, add 1 to hit rolls for attacks made by this battalion’s LORD EXECUTIONER while any SPIRIT HOST units from this battalion are within 6" of the target unit.
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 LORD EXECUTIONER keyword is used in the following Nighthaunt warscrolls:


The SPIRIT HOSTS keyword is used in the following Nighthaunt warscrolls:

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