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: 210
Battlefield Role: Behemoth
Base size: 120 x 92mm
A Mortis Engine is driven by a Corpsemaster armed with a Mortis Staff. MOUNT:
This unit’s spectral host is armed with Spectral Claws and Blades.
The Reliquary: When the amethyst magics that thrum through a Mortis Engine reach a crescendo, its Corpsemaster custodian can unleash them as a lethal bow wave of power.
Each time a friendly SOULBLIGHT GRAVELORDS WIZARD
a spell that is not unbound
, unbinds a spell or dispels
an endless spell
, place 1 reliquary counter beside this unit (to a maximum of 6). Once per battle, in your hero phase
, you can say that this unit will unleash the energies of its reliquary. If you do so, each enemy unit within 6" of this unit suffers a number of mortal wounds
equal to the number of reliquary counters beside this unit.
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.
In your shooting phase
, roll a dice for each enemy unit within range of this unit’s Wail of the Damned ability. The range of this unit’s Wail of the Damned ability is shown on its damage table
. On a 4+, that unit suffers D3 mortal wounds
Nexus of Death Energy: Mortis Engines are constructed around the remains of a slain Necromancer, who acts as a locus for the magics of the underworlds.
Each time you pick a friendly SOULBLIGHT GRAVELORDS SUMMONABLE
unit wholly within 12" of this unit using the Deathly Invocation
battle trait, you can either heal
up to D3+3 wounds allocated to that unit instead of 3 or, if no wounds have been allocated to that unit, you can return a number of slain models
to it that have a combined Wounds characteristic of D3+3 or less instead of 3 or less.