Each of the Varanguard is a mighty champion who has passed the many tests set for them by Archaon and sworn themselves to his service. Riding atop their hulking steeds, these lords of darkness bring inescapable death to the Everchosen’s enemies.
BATTALIONS: Each model in a Varanguard unit is 9 armed with 1 of the following weapon options: Ensorcelled Weapon; Fellspear; or Daemonforged Blade. Models in the unit can each be armed with a different weapon option.
This warscroll can be used in the following warscroll battalions:
• Bloodmarked Warband
• Fatesworn Warband
• Overlords of Chaos
• Plaguetouched Warband
• Pleasurebound Warband
Models in this unit can issue commands
to their own unit.
This unit’s Mutated Steeds are armed with Tearing Fangs.
Daemonbound: Weapons that contain the essence of a daemon are capable of swiftly devouring an enemy’s soul.
If the unmodified hit roll
for an attack made with a Daemonforged Blade is 6, that attack inflicts 1 mortal wound
on the target in addition to any normal damage.
Impaling Charge: Varanguard armed with Fellspears are utterly deadly on the charge, their weapons lowered to skewer the enemy upon their vicious points.
Add 1 to wound rolls
for attacks made with this unit’s Fellspears and improve the Rend characteristic of this unit’s Fellspears by 1 if it made a charge move
in the same turn.
Relentless Killers: The Varanguard have slaughtered foes beyond counting, butchering their way across the battlefields of the Mortal Realms without mercy.
Once per battle, in the combat phase
, after this unit has fought in that phase for the first time, when it is your turn to pick a unit to fight, this unit can be picked to fight for a second time if it is within 3" of any enemy units.
Warpsteel Shields: The most blasphemous of runes are inscribed upon the shields of the Varanguard, warding them from the most powerful of attacks.
This unit has a ward
of 4+ against mortal wounds