Within each Mortis Engine is bound the remains of a powerful liche-lord. Death magic is drawn to these constructs, a reservoir of power that can be tapped into by fellow practitioners or else unleashed in a burst of lethal energy.
Unit Size: 1 Points: 180
Battlefield Role: Behemoth
Base size: 120 x 92mm
A Mortis Engine is a single model driven by a Corpsemaster armed with a Mortis Staff.
This model’s Spectral Host attacks with their Wail of the Damned and Spectral Claws and Blades.
Frightful Touch: The malign spirits that surround the Mortis Engine can freeze an opponent’s blood with a single touch.
If the unmodified hit roll
for an attack made with this model’s Spectral Claws and Blades is 6, that attack inflicts 1 mortal wound
on the target and the attack sequence ends (do not make a wound or save roll
Wail of the Damned: Unnerving howls follow this carriage wherever it roams. Should an enemy get close enough, the spectral host unleashes a deafening wail that tears the soul apart.
Do not use the attack sequence for an attack made with a Wail of the Damned. Instead, roll a dice for each enemy unit within range of this model’s Wail of the Damned. On a 4+, that unit suffers D3 mortal wounds
The Reliquary: The Corpsemaster custodian of a Mortis Engine can unleash the thrumming amethyst magics that surge through it in a lethal shockwave.
Once per battle, in your hero phase
, you can say that this model will unleash the energies of its reliquary. If you do so, roll a dice for each unit within 12" of this model. On a 2+, that unit suffers D3 mortal wounds
. DEATH units are not affected by this ability.
Bound Necromancer: Mortis Engines are constructed around the remains of a slain master Necromancer, who acts as a locus of forbidden power for other undead to draw upon.
Add 1 to casting rolls
for friendly SOULBLIGHT GRAVELORDS WIZARDS
wholly within 12" of any friendly models with this ability.