Death Guard – Eyestinger Swarms
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Eyestinger Swarms

NoNAME  M WS BS S T W A Ld Sv
Eyestinger Swarm
4Eyestinger Swarm 10" 4+ - 2 2 1 D3 8 7+
This unit contains 4 Eyestinger Sw'arms. Each attacks with its spawning barb. Only one of this unit can be included in your army.
WEAPON
RANGE
TYPE
S
AP
D
ABILITIES 
Spawning barb
Spawning barb
Melee
Melee
User
0
1
Each unmodified hit roll of 6 made for this weapon automatically results in a wound (do not make a wound roll for that attack).
Each unmodified hit roll of 6 made for this weapon automatically results in a wound (do not make a wound roll for that attack).
ABILITIES
ABILITIES
Vulgrar’s Followers
Mutoid Vermin: This unit does not take up a slot in a Detachment that includes VULGRAR THRICE-CURSED.
Buzzing Sw'arm: Subtract 1 from hit rolls for attacks that target this unit.
Hatchlings: Add one slain model to this unit at the start of every turn.
FACTION KEYWORDS: CHAOS, GELLERPOX INFECTED
KEYWORDS: NURGLE, SWARM, FLY, MUTOID VERMIN, EYESTINGER SWARMS

Datasheet-related Stratagems

1CP

MUTOID INFESTATION

Gellerpox Infected Stratagem

Notoriously difficult to fully eradicate, these loathsome parasites keep coming back.

Use this Stratagem at the end of your Movement phase. Choose a unit of MUTOID VERMIN from your army that has been destroyed. Set up this unit anywhere wholly within 12" of a friendly GELLERPOX INFECTED unit and more than 9” from any enemy models.

This datasheet has Fast Attack Battlefield Role. Full list of Death Guard units sharing same Battlefield Role follows:

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Hit Roll
When a model makes an attack, make one hit roll for that attack by rolling one D6. If the result of the hit roll is equal to or greater than the attacking model’s Ballistic Skill (BS) characteristic (if the attack is being made with a ranged weapon) or its Weapon Skill (WS) characteristic (if the attack is being made with a melee weapon), then that attack scores one hit against the target unit. If not, the attack fails and the attack sequence ends.

If an attack is made with a weapon that has an ability that says it ‘automatically hits the target’, no hit roll is made – that attack simply scores one hit on the target unit. An unmodified hit roll of 6 always scores a hit, and an unmodified hit roll of 1 always fails. A hit roll can never be modified by more than -1 or +1. This means that if, after all the cumulative modifiers to a hit roll have been calculated, the total modifier would be -2 or worse, it is changed to be -1. Similarly, if, after all the cumulative modifiers to a hit roll have been calculated, the total modifier would be +2 or better, it is changed to be +1.
Wound Roll
Each time an attack scores a hit against a target unit, make a wound roll for that attack by rolling one D6 to see if that attack successfully wounds the target. The result required is determined by comparing the attacking weapon’s Strength (S) characteristic with the target’s Toughness (T) characteristic, as shown on the following table:

WOUND ROLL
ATTACK’S STRENGTH vs TARGET’S TOUGHNESSD6 ROLL REQUIRED
Is the Strength TWICE (or more) than the Toughness?2+
Is the Strength GREATER than the Toughness?3+
Is the Strength EQUAL to the Toughness?4+
Is the Strength LOWER than the Toughness?5+
Is the Strength HALF (or less) than the Toughness?6+

If the result of the wound roll is less than the required number, the attack fails and the attack sequence ends. An unmodified wound roll of 6 always successfully wounds the target, and an unmodified wound roll of 1 always fails. A wound roll can never be modified by more than -1 or +1. This means that if, after all the cumulative modifiers to a wound roll have been calculated, the total modifier would be -2 or worse, it is changed to be -1. Similarly, if, after all the cumulative modifiers to a wound roll have been calculated, the total modifier would be +2 or better, it is changed to be +1.
Select Weapon
When a model makes a close combat attack, it must do so using a melee weapon (i.e. a weapon that has the ‘Melee’ type). The weapons a model is equipped with are described on its datasheet. If a model is not equipped with any melee weapons, or if it cannot make an attack with any of the melee weapons it is equipped with, then that model makes its attacks using a close combat weapon, which has the following profile:

WEAPONRANGETYPESAPD
Close combat weaponMeleeMeleeUser01

If a model has more than one melee weapon, select which it will use before resolving any attacks. If a model has more than one melee weapon and can make several attacks, it can split them between these weapons however you wish – declare which attacks are being made with which weapons before any attacks are resolved. If the selected weapon has more than one profile that you must choose between, you must declare which profile is being used at the same time. Different attacks made with such a weapon can be made using different profiles if you wish.

If your unit is making attacks with more than one melee weapon against a unit, and those weapons have different characteristics profiles, then after you have resolved an attack with one of those weapons you must, if any other weapons with the same characteristics profile are also being used to make attacks against that unit, resolve those attacks before resolving any attacks against the target with a weapon that has a different characteristics profile. Note that all the attacks you have declared are always resolved against the target unit even if, when you come to resolve an individual attack, no models in the target unit remain in range (this can happen because of models being destroyed and removed from the battlefield as the result of resolving other attacks made by the attacking model’s unit first).

  • Each close combat attack is made with a melee weapon.
  • A model makes attacks using the close combat weapon profile if it has no other melee weapons.
  • If a unit attacks with multiple weapons, all attacks made with weapons that have the same profile must be resolved before resolving attacks with the next.

The VULGRAR THRICE-CURSED keyword is used in following Death Guard datasheets:

Vulgrar’s Followers

Those most afflicted by the Gellerpox become leaders to other sufferers of the loathsome virus. Like diseased barnacles, these followers cling to their commander.

This ability has no effect unless your army includes VULGRAR THRICE-CURSED. If it does, you cannot set up any units with this ability before you have set up VULGRAR THRICE-CURSED. When you setup VULGRAR THRICE-CURSED during deployment, all units with this ability are set up at the same time. When you set up VULGRAR THRICE-CURSED on the battlefield for the first time, all units with this ability must be set up within 6" of him. If they cannot be set up, they count as destroyed.

The VULGRAR THRICE-CURSED keyword is used in following Death Guard datasheets:

The GELLERPOX INFECTED keyword is used in following Death Guard datasheets:

The MUTOID VERMIN keyword is used in following Death Guard datasheets:

The MUTOID VERMIN keyword is used in following Death Guard datasheets:

The GELLERPOX INFECTED keyword is used in following Death Guard datasheets:

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