Grey Knights – Dreadnought (Legendary)
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Dreadnought (Legendary)

NoNAME  M WS BS S T W A Ld Sv Base
65
Dreadnought (base: 60mm)
1
65
Dreadnought
6" 3+ 3+ 6 7 8 4 8 3+ 60mm
A Dreadnought is a single model equipped with an assault cannon, a storm bolter and a Dreadnought combat weapon.
WEAPON
RANGE
TYPE
S
AP
D
ABILITIES 
+22
Assault cannon
+22
Assault cannon
24"
Heavy 6
6
-1
1
-
+14
Heavy flamer
+14
Heavy flamer
12"
Heavy D6
5
-1
1
Each time an attack is made with this weapon, that attack automatically hits the target.
Each time an attack is made with this weapon, that attack automatically hits the target.
+20
Missile launcher
Before selecting targets, select one of the profiles below to make attacks with.
+20
Missile launcher
Before selecting targets, select one of the profiles below to make attacks with.
 - Frag missile
 - Frag missile
48"
Heavy D6
4
0
1
Blast
Blast
 - Krak missile
 - Krak missile
48"
Heavy 1
8
-2
D6
-
Storm bolter
Storm bolter
24"
Rapid Fire 2
4
0
1
-
+20
Twin autocannon
+20
Twin autocannon
48"
Heavy 4
7
-1
2
-
Twin heavy bolter
Twin heavy bolter
36"
Heavy 6
5
-1
2
-
+30
Twin heavy flamer
+30
Twin heavy flamer
12"
Heavy 2D6
5
-1
1
Each time an attack is made with this weapon, that attack automatically hits the target.
Each time an attack is made with this weapon, that attack automatically hits the target.
Dreadnought combat weapon
Dreadnought combat weapon
Melee
Melee
x2
-3
3
-
WARGEAR OPTIONS
WARGEAR OPTIONS
 • This model may replace its assault cannon with an item from the Dreadnought Heavy Weapons list.
 • This model may replace its Dreadnought combat weapon and storm bolter with a missile launcher.
 • This model may replace its storm bolter with a heavy flamer.
 • This model can be equipped with one of the following instead of 1 assault cannon: 1 twin autocannon; 1 twin heavy bolter; 1 twin heavy flamer.
 • This model can be equipped with 1 twin autocannon instead of 1 Dreadnought combat weapon and 1 storm bolter.
ABILITIES
ABILITIES
Daemon Hunters, Rites of Banishment, Bolter Discipline, Shock Assault
Explodes: When this model is destroyed, roll one D6 before removing it from play. On a 6 it explodes, and each unit within 3" suffers 1 mortal wound.
Smoke Launchers: Once per battle, instead of shooting in your Shooting phase, this model can use its smoke launchers. Until the start of your next Shooting phase, when resolving an attack made with a ranged weapon against this model, subtract 1 from the hit roll.
PSYKER
PSYKER
This model can attempt to manifest one psychic power in each friendly Psychic phase, and attempt to deny one psychic power in each enemy Psychic phase. It knows the Smite psychic power and one psychic power from the Sanctic discipline.
FACTION KEYWORDS: IMPERIUM, SANCTIC ASTARTES, GREY KNIGHTS
KEYWORDS: VEHICLE, PSYKER, DREADNOUGHT

Datasheet-related Stratagems

PSYCHIC CHANNELLING1CP
Grey Knights – Battle Tactic Stratagem

Even in the midst of ferocious combat, a Grey Knight can unfetter the full potential of their finely crafted psychic talents.

Use this Stratagem in your Psychic phase, when a GREY KNIGHTS PSYKER unit from your army is selected to manifest psychic powers. Until the end of the phase, each time a Psychic test is taken for that unit, roll one additional D6 and discard one of the dice.
PSYCHIC ONSLAUGHT1CP
Grey Knights – Battle Tactic Stratagem

Psi weaponry can be used to channel a battle-brother’s fury. The wrath of Titan is a cold and calm detestation that few can weather.

Use this Stratagem in your Shooting phase, when a GREY KNIGHTS PSYKER unit from your army is selected to shoot. Until the end of the phase, each time a model in that unit makes a ranged attack with a psi weapon, add 1 to the Strength characteristic of that attack and improve the Armour Penetration characteristic of that attack by 1.
DEATH FROM THE WARP1CP
Grey Knights – Battle Tactic Stratagem

Utilising their warp-attuned senses during the timeless instant of teleportation, Grey Knights know exactly where the enemy are before they arrive. 'They emerge from the blinding flare of warp energies already firing.

Use this Stratagem in your Shooting phase, when a GREY KNIGHTS PSYKER unit from your army shoots. Until the end of the phase, each time a model in that unit makes a ranged attack, if that unit was set up on the battlefield using the Teleport Strike ability this turn, add 1 to that attack’s hit roll.
POWERFUL ADEPT1CP
Grey Knights – Battle Tactic Stratagem

Battle-brothers of the Grey Knights are masters of the arcane, capable of extending their powers through ritualistic projection.

Use this Stratagem in your Psychic phase, when a GREY KNIGHTS PSYKER unit from your army is selected to manifest psychic powers. Until the end of the phase, each time a psychic power is manifested by that unit, increase the range of that psychic power by 6".
SHADOW OF UNDYING LEGENDS1CP
Grey Knights – Epic Deed Stratagem

Grey Knights Dreadnoughts are a link to the Chapter's glorious past. They are living legends, whose mere presence inspires those battle-brothers who fight in their shadow to great deeds.

Use this Stratagem in your Command phase. Select one GREY KNIGHTS DREADNOUGHT model from your army. Until the start of your next Command phase, that model gains either the Rites of Battle ability or the Tactical Precision ability, as shown below:
  • Rites of Battle (Aura): While a friendly GREY KNIGHTS CORE unit is within 6" of this model, each time a model in that unit makes an attack, re-roll a hit roll of 1.
  • Tactical Precision (Aura): While a friendly GREY KNIGHTS CORE unit is within 6" of this model, each time a model in that unit makes an attack, re-roll a wound roll of 1.
MENTAL FOCUS1CP
Grey Knights – Strategic Ploy Stratagem

In the midst of battle, Grey Knights can shut out pain, distraction and emotion to bring their psychic might to bear again and again.

Use this Stratagem in your Psychic phase. Select one GREY KNIGHTS PSYKER unit from your army. Until the end of the phase, that unit can attempt to manifest one more psychic power than normal.
HEXAGRAMMIC WARDS1CP
Grey Knights – Wargear Stratagem

Upon induction into the Chapter, every Grey Knight is trained to steel himself against psychic assaults.

Use this Stratagem in your opponent’s Psychic phase, before a Deny the Witch test is taken for a GREY KNIGHTS PSYKER unit from your army. When taking that test, roll one additional D6 and discard the lowest result.
PSYBOLT AMMUNITION1CP/2CP
Grey Knights – Wargear Stratagem

By entreating the machine spirit of his weapon with psychic incantations, a battle-brother can infuse the already deadly payload with explosive mental energy.

Use this Stratagem in your Shooting phase, when a GREY KNIGHTS unit from your army is selected to shoot. Until the end of the phase, each time a model in that unit makes a ranged attack with a bolt weapon:
  • An unmodified hit roll of 6 automatically wounds the target.
  • Improve the Armour Penetration characteristic of that attack by 1.
If this unit has 6 or more models, this Stratagem costs 2CP; otherwise, it costs 1CP.

Optional Wargear

Many of the units you will find on this page reference one or more of the following wargear lists (e.g. Dreadnought Heavy Weapons). When this is the case, the unit may take any item from the appropriate list below.

DREADNOUGHT HEAVY WEAPONS

 • Multi-melta

 • Heavy plasma cannon

 • Twin lascannon

 • Twin heavy flamer1

 • Twin autocannon1

 • Twin heavy bolter1

 • Assault cannon1

1 Not included in Codex: Grey Knights


Ranged Weapons

WEAPON
RANGE
TYPE
S
AP
D
ABILITIES 
Assault cannon
Assault cannon
24"
Heavy 6
6
-1
1
-
Heavy plasma cannon
Before selecting targets, select one of the profiles below to make attacks with.
Heavy plasma cannon
Before selecting targets, select one of the profiles below to make attacks with.
 - Standard
 - Standard
36"
Heavy D3
7
-3
2
Blast
Blast
 - Supercharge
 - Supercharge
36"
Heavy D3
8
-3
3
Blast. Each time an unmodified hit roll of 1 is made for an attack with this weapon profile, the bearer suffers 1 mortal wound after shooting with this weapon.
Blast. Each time an unmodified hit roll of 1 is made for an attack with this weapon profile, the bearer suffers 1 mortal wound after shooting with this weapon.
Multi-melta
Multi-melta
24"
Heavy 2
8
-4
D6
Each time an attack made with this weapon targets a unit within half range, that attack has a Damage characteristic of D6+2.
Each time an attack made with this weapon targets a unit within half range, that attack has a Damage characteristic of D6+2.
Twin autocannon
Twin autocannon
48"
Heavy 4
7
-1
2
-
Twin heavy bolter
Twin heavy bolter
36"
Heavy 6
5
-1
2
-
+30
Twin heavy flamer
+30
Twin heavy flamer
12"
Heavy 2D6
5
-1
1
Each time an attack is made with this weapon, that attack automatically hits the target.
Each time an attack is made with this weapon, that attack automatically hits the target.
Twin lascannon
Twin lascannon
48"
Heavy 2
9
-3
D6
-
HEAVY
Heavy weapons are amongst the biggest guns on the battlefield, but they require bracing to fire at full effect and are unwieldy to bring to bear at close quarters.
When an INFANTRY model shoots a Heavy weapon, subtract 1 from the hit rolls when resolving that weapon’s attacks if the firing model’s unit has moved for any reason this turn (e.g. it made a Normal Move this turn).

  • Subtract 1 from hit rolls if firing model is INFANTRY and its unit has moved this turn.
Blast Weapons
Some weapons have ‘Blast’ listed in their profile’s abilities. These are referred to as Blast weapons. In addition to the normal rules, the following rules apply to Blast weapons:
  1. If a Blast weapon targets a unit that has between 6 and 10 models, it always makes a minimum of 3 attacks. So if, when determining how many attacks are made with that weapon, the dice rolled results in less than 3 attacks being made, make 3 attacks instead. For example, if a Grenade D6 weapon with the Blast rule targets a unit that has 6 or more models, and you roll a 2 to determine how many attacks are made, that roll is counted as being a 3 and that weapon makes three attacks against that unit.
  2. When a Blast weapon targets a unit that has 11 or more models, do not roll dice to randomly determine how many attacks are made – instead, make the maximum possible number of attacks. For example, if a Grenade D6 weapon with the Blast rule targets a unit that has 11 or more models, that weapon makes six attacks against that unit.
Blast weapons can never be used to make attacks against a unit that is within Engagement Range of the firing model’s unit, even if the weapon has the Pistol type or if the firing model is a VEHICLE or a MONSTER – firing high-explosives at point-blank range is simply unwise.

  • Blast Weapons: Minimum three attacks against units with 6+ models. Always make maximum number of attacks against units with 11+ models.
  • Can never be used to attack units within the firing unit’s Engagement Range.
RAPID FIRE
Rapid fire weapons are versatile armaments capable of aimed single shots at long range or controlled bursts of fire at close quarters.
When a model shoots a Rapid Fire weapon, double the number of attacks it makes if its target is within half the weapon’s range.

  • Double number of attacks made if target is within half range.

Twin autocannon used in the following datasheets:


– may take Twin autocannon as an option.

Twin heavy bolter used in the following datasheets:

Heavy Support

– may take Twin heavy bolter as an option.

Twin heavy flamer used in the following datasheets:


– may take Twin heavy flamer as an option.
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.
Dreadnought Heavy Weapons
 • Multi-melta
 • Heavy plasma cannon
 • Twin lascannon
 • Twin heavy flamer1
+30
 • Twin autocannon1
 • Twin heavy bolter1
 • Assault cannon1

1 Not included in Codex: Grey Knights

Daemon Hunters

Grey Knights are implacable foes of all things daemonic, their doctrines and weapons honed to the slaughter of warpspawn.

If this unit attacks any DAEMONS in the Fight phase, you can re-roll failed wound rolls for those attacks.
Rites of Banishment

Employing ancient tomes and reams of arcane lore, the Grey Knights perform sacred rituals that sever the bonds holding Daemons to the material plane, banishing them to the roiling hellscape from whence they came.

When this unit manifests the Smite psychic power, it has a range of 12" rather than 18", and the target unit suffers only 1 mortal wound rather than D3 (whether or not the result of the Psychic test is more than 10) – unless the target unit is a DAEMON, in which case it suffers 3 mortal wounds instead of D3.
Bolter Discipline

Bolters are holy instruments and symbols of Mankind’s power. To the Grey Knights, they are gifts from the Emperor, looks of death that they have mastered to destroy his enemies.

Instead of following the normal rules for Rapid Fire weapons, models in this unit shooting Rapid Fire bolt weapons make double the number of attacks if any of the following apply:
  • The shooting model’s target is within half the weapon’s range.
  • The shooting model is INFANTRY and its unit Remained Stationary in your previous Movement phase.
  • The shooting model is a TERMINATOR.
For the purposes of this ability, a Rapid Fire bolt weapon is any bolt weapon (as defined on here) with the Rapid Fire type.
Shock Assault

The Adeptus Astartes are elite shock troops who strike with the fury of a thunderbolt. Few opponents can withstand this onslaught.

If this unit makes a charge move, is charged or performs a Heroic Intervention, add 1 to the Attacks characteristic of models in this unit until the end of the turn.
Mortal Wounds
Some attacks inflict mortal wounds – these are so powerful that no armour or force field can withstand their fury. Each mortal wound inflicts 1 point of damage on the target unit, and they are always applied one at a time. Do not make a wound roll or saving throw (including invulnerable saves) against a mortal wound – just allocate it as you would any other attack and inflict damage to a model in the target unit. Unlike damage inflicted by normal attacks, excess damage from mortal wounds is not lost. Instead, keep allocating damage to another model in the target unit until either all the damage has been allocated or the target unit is destroyed.

If an attack inflicts mortal wounds in addition to the normal damage, resolve the normal damage first. If an attack inflicts mortal wounds in addition to the normal damage, but the normal damage is subsequently saved, the target unit still suffers the mortal wounds, as described before. If an ability modifies the damage inflicted by a weapon, and that weapon can inflict mortal wounds in addition to the normal damage, the modifier does not apply to any mortal wounds that are inflicted (unless the rule specifically states otherwise).

  • Each mortal wound inflicted on a unit causes one model in the unit to lose one wound.
  • No saving throws can be made against mortal wounds.
  • Mortal wounds inflicted by attacks in addition to normal damage always apply, even if normal damage saved.
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.
Manifesting Psychic Powers
The same PSYKER unit cannot attempt to manifest Smite more than once during the same battle round. When you select a PSYKER unit to manifest psychic powers, you select one psychic power that unit knows and attempt to manifest it. With the exception of Smite, you cannot attempt to manifest the same psychic power more than once in the same battle round, even with different PSYKER units.

To manifest the psychic power, you must first pass a Psychic test. The opposing player can then select one of their PSYKER units that is within 24" of the PSYKER unit attempting to manifest the power and attempt to deny that power before its effects are resolved by passing a Deny the Witch test.

So long as the Psychic test was successful and the psychic power was not denied by a successful Deny the Witch test, the psychic power is successfully manifested and its effects, which will be described in the power itself, are then resolved. If the PSYKER unit can attempt to manifest more than one psychic power in its Psychic phase, you can then attempt to manifest those, one at a time, as described above. The number of psychic powers each PSYKER unit can attempt to manifest in its Psychic phase is listed on its datasheet.

  • Select psychic power.
  • You cannot select the same psychic power more than once per battle round, unless that power is Smite.
  • Attempt to manifest the psychic power by taking a Psychic test.
  • The opponent can attempt to deny the psychic power by taking a Deny the Witch test.
  • If successfully manifested, resolve the psychic power’s effects.
  • Select another psychic power.
Deny the Witch
When a PSYKER unit attempts to deny a psychic power, you must take a Deny the Witch test for that unit by rolling 2D6. If the total is greater than the result of the Psychic test, the Deny the Witch test is passed and the psychic power is denied. Only one attempt can be made to deny a psychic power. If a PSYKER unit can attempt to deny more than one psychic power in a psychic phase, this will be listed on its datasheet.

  • Deny the Witch: Passed if 2D6 exceeds result of the opposing PSYKER’s Psychic test.
  • Only one attempt can be made to deny each psychic power.
Smite
Smite has a warp charge value of 5. Add 1 to the warp charge value of this psychic power for each other attempt that has been made to manifest this power by a unit from your army in this phase, whether that attempt was successful or not. If manifested, the closest enemy unit within 18" of and visible to the psyker suffers D3 mortal wounds. If the result of the Psychic test was 11 or more, that unit suffers D6 mortal wounds instead.

  • Warp Charge 5: A Psychic test of 5+ is required to manifest Smite.
  • Warp charge increases by 1 for each other attempt to manifest Smite made in this phase.
  • If manifested, closest visible enemy unit in 18" suffers D3 mortal wounds.
  • If manifested with a Psychic test result of 11+, enemy instead suffers D6 mortal wounds.

The DREADNOUGHT keyword is used in the following Grey Knights datasheets:

Psychic Tests
When a PSYKER unit attempts to manifest a psychic power, you must take a Psychic test for that unit by rolling 2D6. If the total is equal to or greater than that power’s warp charge value, the Psychic test is passed. If you roll a double 1 or a double 6 when taking a Psychic test, that unit immediately suffers Perils of the Warp.

  • Psychic test: Passed if 2D6 equals or exceeds psychic power’s warp charge.
  • If double 1 or double 6 rolled, PSYKER suffers Perils of the Warp.
Teleport Strike

Grey Knights’ shrouded strike cruisers and battle barges can teleport their warriors en masse into the very heart of battle, their psychic warriors safe from the warp’s insidious touch.

During deployment, if every model in this unit has this ability, then you can set up this unit in a teleportarium chamber instead of setting it up on the battlefield. If you do, then in the Reinforcements step of one of your Movement phases you can set up this unit anywhere on the battlefield that is more than 9" away from any enemy models.

The GREY KNIGHTS and DREADNOUGHT keywords are used in the following Grey Knights datasheets:

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.

Heavy plasma cannon used in the following datasheets:


– may take Heavy plasma cannon as an option.

Twin lascannon used in the following datasheets:

Heavy Support
Dedicated Transport

– may take Twin lascannon as an option.
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