Renegades and Heretics – Hydras
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Hydras

NoNAME  M WS BS S T W! A Ld Sv Base
110
Hydra (base: Use model)
1‑3
110
Hydra
12" 6+ 4+ 6 6 6-11 3 7 3+ Use model
8" 6+ 5+ 6 6 3-5 D3 7 3+
4" 6+ 6+ 6 6 1-2 1 7 3+
This unit contains 1 Hydra. It can include 1 additional Hydra (Power Rating +6) or 2 additional Hydras (Power Rating +12). Each model is equipped with a Hydra quad autocannon and a heavy bolter.
WEAPON
RANGE
TYPE
S
AP
D
ABILITIES 
Heavy bolter
Heavy bolter
36"
Heavy 3
5
-1
2
-
Heavy flamer
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.
Hydra quad autocannon
Hydra quad autocannon
72"
Heavy 8
7
-1
2
Add 1 to all hit rolls made for this weapon against targets that can FLY. Subtract 1 from the hit rolls made for this weapon against all other targets.
Add 1 to all hit rolls made for this weapon against targets that can FLY. Subtract 1 from the hit rolls made for this weapon against all other targets.
WARGEAR OPTIONS
WARGEAR OPTIONS
 • Any model may replace its heavy bolter with a heavy flamer.
 • Any model may take items from the Vehicle Equipment list.
ABILITIES
ABILITIES
Explodes: If this model is reduced to 0 wounds, roll a D6 before removing it from the battlefield. On a 6 it explodes, and each unit within 6" suffers D3 mortal wounds.
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.
Vehicle Squadron: The first time this unit is set up, all models in this unit must be placed within 6" of each other. From that point onwards, each operates independently and is treated as a separate unit for all rules purposes.
FACTION KEYWORDS: CHAOS, RENEGADES AND HERETICS
KEYWORDS: VEHICLE, HYDRAS

Optional Wargear

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

VEHICLE EQUIPMENT

 • Augur array

 • Dozer blade

 • Heavy stubber1

 • Hunter-killer missile

 • Storm bolter1

 • Track guards

1 A vehicle cannot have both a heavy stubber and a storm bolter.


Ranged Weapons

WEAPON
RANGE
TYPE
S
AP
D
ABILITIES 
+5
Heavy stubber
+5
Heavy stubber
36"
Heavy 3
4
0
1
-
+5
Hunter-killer missile
+5
Hunter-killer missile
48"
Heavy 1
10
-2
D6
The bearer can only shoot with each hunter-killer missile it is equipped with once per battle.
The bearer can only shoot with each hunter-killer missile it is equipped with once per battle.
+3
Storm bolter
+3
Storm bolter
24"
Rapid Fire 2
4
0
1
-

Other Wargear

OTHER WARGEAR
ABILITIES 
+5
Augur array
Once per battle, in the Shooting phase, you can re-roll a single failed hit roll for a vehicle with an augur array.
+5
Augur array
Once per battle, in the Shooting phase, you can re-roll a single failed hit roll for a vehicle with an augur array.
+5
Dozer blade
If a vehicle with a dozer blade charges in the Charge phase, add 1 to hit rolls made for it until the end of the ensuing Fight phase.
+5
Dozer blade
If a vehicle with a dozer blade charges in the Charge phase, add 1 to hit rolls made for it until the end of the ensuing Fight phase.
+5
Track guards
A vehicle with track guards always counts as having its starting number of Wounds when determining its Move characteristic (i.e. its Move characteristic does not decrease as it suffers wounds).
+5
Track guards
A vehicle with track guards always counts as having its starting number of Wounds when determining its Move characteristic (i.e. its Move characteristic does not decrease as it suffers wounds).
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.

Hunter-killer missile used in the following datasheets:


– may take Hunter-killer missile as an option.

Storm bolter used in the following datasheets:


– may take Storm bolter as an option.
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.
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.
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.
Faction Rules
Vehicle Equipment
 • Augur array
+5
 • Dozer blade
+5
 • Heavy stubber1
+5
 • Hunter-killer missile
+5
 • Storm bolter1
+3
 • Track guards
+5

1 A vehicle cannot have both a heavy stubber and a storm bolter.

Augur array used in the following datasheets:

Dedicated Transport
Fast Attack

– may take Augur array as an option.

Dozer blade used in the following datasheets:

Dedicated Transport
Fast Attack

– may take Dozer blade as an option.

Track guards used in the following datasheets:

Dedicated Transport
Fast Attack

– may take Track guards as an option.
Flying
If a unit’s datasheet has the FLY keyword, then when it makes a Normal Move, an Advance or it Falls Back, its models can be moved across other models (and their bases) as if they were not there, and they can be moved within Engagement Range of enemy models. In addition, any vertical distance up and/or down that they make as part of that move is ignored. However, these models cannot finish their move either on top of another model (or its base) or within Engagement Range of any enemy models.

  • FLY models can move over other models when they make a Normal Move, an Advance or when they Fall Back.
  • FLY models ignore vertical distances when they make a Normal Move, an Advance or when they Fall Back.
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