Archaon is the Everchosen, the favoured warlord of the dark pantheon. From atop Dorghar, the monstrous Steed of the Apocalypse, Archaon commands his legions with an iron fist, his deadly skill and unholy powers sealing the doom of entire armies.
Unit Size: 1 Points: 830
Battlefield Role: Leader, Behemoth
Base size: 160mm
Notes: Single, Unique
Archaon is a named character that is a single model. He is armed with the Slayer of Kings.
Dorghar attacks with his Monstrous Claws, Lashing Tails and Three Heads.
The Armour of Morkar: Archaon’s armour is inscribed with powerful sigils of warding.
Roll a dice each time you allocate a mortal wound
to this model. On a 1-3 nothing happens. On a 4-5, that mortal wound is negated. On a 6, that mortal wound is negated and the attacking unit suffers 1 mortal wound.
The Crown of Domination: This forbidding helm exudes a palpable aura of menace.
Add 2 to the Bravery characteristic of friendly CHAOS units wholly within 12" of this model. In addition, subtract 2 from the Bravery characteristic of enemy units while they are within 12" of this model.
The Eye of Sheerian: Ripped from the corpse of the Chaos Dragon Flamefang, this ancient treasure forewarns Archaon of events yet to pass.
Once per battle, at the start of your hero phase
, you can say that Archaon will use the Eye of Sheerian. If you do so, subtract 1 from hit rolls
for attacks that target this unit until your next hero phase.
The Everchosen: The Ruinous Powers shelter their champion from hostile enemy magics.
Each time this model is affected by a spell
or endless spell
, you can roll a dice. If you do so, on a 4+, ignore the effects of that spell or endless spell on this model.
The Slayer of Kings: This ancient daemonblade thirsts for the souls of champions and warlords.Three-headed Titan: The greater daemons consumed by Dorghar imbue the steed with unlimited power.
Each time this model fights, if the unmodified wound roll
for 2 attacks that target the same enemy HERO
with the Slayer of Kings is 6, that HERO
At the start of your hero phase
, you can say that Dorghar will draw upon his daemonic might. If you do so, choose 1 of the following effects:Filth-spewer: Dorghar’s Nurglesque head vomits a cascade of half-digested warriors and bile.
Pick 1 enemy unit within 12" of this model and roll a dice. On a 3+, that unit suffers D3 mortal wounds
.Skull-gorger: Dorghar’s Khornate head devours the skulls of prey to invigorate his master.
You can heal
up to D3 wounds allocated to this model.Spell-eater: Dorghar’s Tzeentchian head consumes eldritch energies from nearby spells.
Pick 1 endless spell
within 18" of this model; that endless spell is dispelled
Warlord Without Equal: Archaon’s mastery of war is near unparalleled, and under his command the Slaves to Darkness are an unstoppable force.
If this model is on the battlefield at the start of your hero phase
, you receive 1 extra command point
Archaon is a WIZARD
. He can attempt to cast
2 spells in your hero phase
and attempt to unbind
2 spells in the enemy hero phase. He knows the Arcane Bolt
and Mystic Shield
By My Will: All Slaves to Darkness recognise Archaon’s supreme authority, and fear his wrath more than any foe should they fail him.
You can use this command ability
once per turn in the hero phase
. If you do so, pick 1 friendly SLAVES TO DARKNESS
unit on the battlefield. Until the end of the battle round, if a model from that unit is slain by an attack made with a melee weapon
, that model can fight before it is removed from play. The same unit cannot benefit from this command ability more than once per turn.
All-seeing Dominion: The Eye of Sheerian grants Archaon foreknowledge of the flow of battle. Enemies who place their hopes in a single tactical master stroke find themselves confounded when their efforts are met with the perfect counter.
You can use this command ability when your opponent spends a command point
. If you do so, roll a dice before resolving the effects of any command ability that command point is spent on. On a 1, this command ability has no effect. On a 2+, this model can use the By My Will
command ability above without a command point being spent, even if it is not the hero phase
and even if that command ability has already been used in the same turn.