Vermin Swarm (v2021.2 alpha 4)

Vermin Swarm (v2021.2 alpha 4)

Artefacts

Crown of Hubris

(Dominant) (Wizard only)

Immediately after Siphon the Veil, i.e. after converting Veil Tokens into Magic Dice, the bearer may choose to inflict D6 hits against its unit that wound automatically with no saves of any kind allowed. These hits are considered Special Attacks. If so, the owner gains additional Veil Tokens equal to half the number of lost Health Points, rounding fractions up.

Orb of Ateus

(House Prefect, Vermin Senator only)

Vermin Senators and Rakachit Technocrats onlyOnce per Shooting Phase, the bearer may discard 2 Veil Tokens from its owner’s Veil Token pool and nominate a unit within 6″that has not fired yet during this Shooting Phase. Weapons with Trial and Terror in this unit gain +1 to wound and Magical Attacks, and the number of hits from each Mishaps is increased by 3. The effects last until the end of the phase.

Map of the Deeps

(House Prefect, Vermin Senator only)

Vermin Senators and StygianOverseers onlyAt the end of each friendly ShootingPhase, the bearer may move a single friendly Tunnel Marker within 24″ up to 6″ in any direction.

Tarina’s Lyre

(House Prefect, Vermin Senator only)

Vermin Senators and FetthisFleshmasters onlyStomp Attacks made by enemyunits within 6″ of the bearer suffer a −2 to-wound modifier.

Orator’s Toga

The bearer gains Stand Behind and cannotissue Duels.

Storm Rocket

(House Prefect, Vermin Senator only)

Vermin Senators and SkorchitAlchemists onlyOne use only. When this Artefactis used, it is a Shooting Weapon with Aim (2+) and the following profile: Range 24″, Shots 1, Str 5, AP 2, AreaAttack (3×3), Magical Attacks. On a natural to-hit roll of ‘1’, the wielder suffers 1 hit with Lightning Attacks.

Tome of the Ratking

The bearer can cast The Awakened Swarm (Hereditary Spell) as a Bound Spell with Power Level (4/8).
At the end of each friendly Magic Phase, the bearer may discard up to 3 Veil Tokens. For each discarded Veil Token, Raise 3 Health Points in a friendly Rat Swarms unit. This can Raise Health Points above the unit’s starting size, up to a maximum of 27 Health Points.

Cowl of the Apostate

The model gains Holy Triumvirate (see Swarm Priest), and for the purpose of this rule, it counts as having both Caelysian Pantheon and Cult of Errahman.

Weapon Enchantments

Swarm Master

(Enchantment: Close Combat Weapon)

Infantry models only
While using this weapon, the wielder gainsGrind Attacks (X), where X is the number of Full Ranks in the wielder’s unit, up to a maximum of 10. These Grind Attacks are resolved with Strength 3, Armour Penetration 1, and Magical Attacks.

Secrets of the Doom Blade

(Enchantment: Hand Weapon)

StandardHeight models onlyWhile using this weapon,the wielder gains +1 Attack Value. Attacks made with this weapon gain Multiple Wounds (D6), becomeDivine Attacks and Magical Attacks, and their Strength and Armour Penetration are set to 10. At the end of each friendly Movement Phase, if the wielder is not Engaged in Combat, it suffers 1 hit with LightningAttacks.

Rodentium Bullets

(Enchantment: Pistol)

The weapon’s range is set to 18″. The weapon gains +2 Shots, +1 AP, Accurate, and Magical Attacks.

Armour Enchantments

Plague-Hermit’s Blessing

(Enchantment: Light Armour)

Cult of Errahman onlyThe wearer gains +1 Health Point and Fortitude (5+).
Successful to-hit rolls with Close Combat Attacks against the wearer must be rerolled.

Banner enchantement

Banner of the Last Storm

Cannot be taken by models that count towards Core.
Parts of Terrain Features (including Open Terrain) that are within 18″ of the bearer’s model are Dangerous Terrain (2) for models making a Flying Movement

Bell of the Deep Roads

The bearer’s unit may start the game in Tunnel Reserve. Ambush rolls of the bearer’s unit may be rerolled. This overrides the restriction of Special Items not working while their bearer is off the board.
If the unit passes an Ambush roll, all subsequent failed Ambush rolls for Tunnel Reserve during this Player Turn may be rerolled. Any unit that passes its Ambush roll due to this reroll must enter the Battlefield from the same Tunnel Marker as the bearer’s unit. If this is not possible, the unit cannot enter the Battlefield during this Player Turn. Roll again in the next friendly Player Turn.

Sacred Aquila

The bearer and R&F models in the bearer’s unit gain Battle Focus. Additionally, for each natural to-hit roll of ‘1’ with a Close Combat Attack made by the bearer’s unit, the bearer’s unit suffers 1 hit with Strength 3 and Armour Penetration 0 in the same Initiative Step. This is considered a Special Attack.

Racial Trait Spell

Casting Range Type Duration Effect
H The Awakened Swarm The range of this spell can be measured from the Caster or from any friendly Tunnel Marker on the board. Summon a unit of 3 Rat Swarms (profile below), with its Centre on the targeted point. {The Summoned unit may perform a 6″ Magical Move.}
Mf <5+> {8+} 12" Ground Instant
The range of this spell can be measured from the Caster or from any friendly Tunnel Marker on the board. Summon a unit of 3 Rat Swarms (profile below), with its Centre on the targeted point. {The Summoned unit may perform a 6″ Magical Move.}

Army Organisation

Characters

Characters

(40% Max)
Core

Core

(25% Least)
Special

Special

(No Limit)
Tunnel Gunners

Tunnel Gunners

(30% Max)
Bread and Games

Bread and Games

(20% Max)
Characters
Characters

Ruinous Dictator

460pts
single model
Size:Gigantic Type:Infantry Base:75x50mm
Global Adv Mar Dis Model Rules
7" 14" 6
Defensive HP Def Res Arm
7 4 5 2
Offensive Att Off Str Ap Agi
Ruinous Dictator 4 4 5 4 8
Ruinous Dictator:

Magic Options

Occultism

Occultism

Options

General (1-1 per Army) free
Must choose a Mortal Origin (one choice only)
I am the Senate 20 pts
Lord of the Legions free
Pontifex Maximus 10 pts
Must choose a Patron Deity (one choice only)
Avatar of Udius free
Avatar of Acratos 20 pts
Avatar of Favana 20 pts
Characters

Bloodfur Legate

115pts
single model
Size:Standard Type:Infantry Base:20x20mm
Global Adv Mar Dis Model Rules
5" 10" 6
Defensive HP Def Res Arm
3 4 4 0
Offensive Att Off Str Ap Agi
Bloodfur Legate 4 5 4 1 6
Bloodfur Legate:

Options

General (1-1 per Army) free
Greater Eagle Standard 50 pts
Special Equipment (no Greater Eagle Standard) up to 200 pts
Special Equipment (Greater Eagle Standard) up to 100 pts
Shield 5 pts
Pistol (3+) 5 pts
One choice only
Spear 5 pts
Halberd 10 pts
Paired Weapons 10 pts

Mount Options

Praetorian Brute 75 pts
Triumphal Platform (General) 325 pts
Characters

House Prefect

110pts
single model
Size:Standard Type:Infantry Base:20x20mm
Global Adv Mar Dis Model Rules
5" 10" 5
Defensive HP Def Res Arm
2 2 3 0
Offensive Att Off Str Ap Agi
House Prefect 2 2 3 0 4
House Prefect:

Options

General (1-1 per Army) free
Must Choice (one choice only)
Fetthis Fleshmaster (0-2 Units per Army) free
Skorchit Alchemist (0-2 Units per Army) 5 pts
Stygian Overseer (0-2 Units per Army) 25 pts
Rakachit Technocrat (0-2 Units per Army) 25 pts
Special Equipment up to 75 pts
Must Choice (one choice only)
Pistol (3+) free
Jezail (3+) (Rakachit Technocrat) (0-18 per Army) 15 pts
Canister Launcher (3+) (Skorchit Alchemist) (0-9 per Army) 30 pts
Rotary Gun (3+) (Rakachit Technocrat) (0-12 per Army) 25 pts
Deepfire Thrower and (Skorchit Alchemist) (0-9 per Army) 40 pts

Mount Options

Praetorian Brute (Fetthis Fleshmaster) 50 pts
Characters

Swarm Priest

115pts
single model
Size:Standard Type:Infantry Base:20x20mm
Global Adv Mar Dis Model Rules
5" 10" 5
Defensive HP Def Res Arm
2 2 3 0
Offensive Att Off Str Ap Agi
Swarm Priest 1 2 3 0 4
Swarm Priest:

Magic Options

Wizard Adept 75 pts
Witchcraft

Witchcraft (Caelysian Pantheon)

Occultism

Occultism (no Caelysian Pantheon)

Thaumaturgy

Thaumaturgy

Options

General (1-1 per Army) free
Must Choice (one choice only)
Caelysian Pantheon free
Cult of Errahman free
Holy Triumvirate 30 pts
Special Equipment up to 100 pts
Light Armour 5 pts

Mount Options

Sacred Platform 250 pts
Characters

Mount Praetorian Brute

single model
0-3 Units/Army
Size:Large Type:Infantry Base:40x40mm
Global Adv Mar Dis Model Rules
6" 12" C
Defensive HP Def Res Arm
3 C 5 C+1
Offensive Att Off Str Ap Agi
Praetorian Brute 3 3 6 3 4
Praetorian Brute:

Options

(Bloodfur Commander only) 25 pts
Characters

Mount Sacred Platform

single model
Size:Standard Type:Infantry Base:20x20mm
Global Adv Mar Dis Model Rules
5" 10" C
Defensive HP Def Res Arm
7 1 5 2
Offensive Att Off Str Ap Agi
Acolyte 1 2 3 0 3
Chassis 5 2
Acolyte:

Options

Must Choice
Whispering Bell (models with Caelysian Pantheon only) (0-1 Units per Army) free
Pestilent Pulpit (models with Cult of Errahman only) (0-1 Units per Army) 100 pts
The Acolytes must choose (one choice only)
Bloodpox Blades (Pestilent Pulpit only) free
Great Weapon free
Core
Core

Vermin Velites

125pts + 4 pts/extra model
15-25 models
0-3 Units/Army
Size:Standard Type:Infantry Base:20x20mm
Global Adv Mar Dis Model Rules
5" 10" 5
Defensive HP Def Res Arm
1 2 2 0
Offensive Att Off Str Ap Agi
Vermin Velite 1 3 3 0 4

Options

Must Choice (one choice only)
Throwing Weapons (4+) free
Sling (4+) 2 pts/mod.

Command Group Options

Champion 10 pts
Musician 10 pts
Core

Vermin Legionaries

180pts + 6 pts/extra model
25-60 models
Size:Standard Type:Infantry Base:20x20mm
Global Adv Mar Dis Model Rules
5" 10" 5
Defensive HP Def Res Arm
1 2 2 0
Offensive Att Off Str Ap Agi
Vermin Legionary 1 3 3 0 4
Vermin Legionary:

Options

Without Number (Armies with a Vermin Senator only) 1 pts/mod.
Must Choice (one choice only)
Shield free
Shield, Spear free

Command Group Options

Champion 10 pts
Musician 10 pts
Standard Bearer 25 pts
Banner Enchantment (Standard Bearer)
Core

Blackfur Veterans

240pts + 10 pts/extra model
25-50 models
Size:Standard Type:Infantry Base:20x20mm
Global Adv Mar Dis Model Rules
5" 10" 6
Defensive HP Def Res Arm
1 3 2 0
Offensive Att Off Str Ap Agi
Blackfur Veteran 1 4 3 0 5
Blackfur Veteran:

Options

Bloodfur Praetorians (0-1 Units per Army) free

Command Group Options

Champion 10 pts
Musician 10 pts
Standard Bearer 25 pts
Banner Enchantment (Standard Bearer)
Core

Vermin Slaves

135pts + 3 pts/extra model
30-80 models
Size:Standard Type:Infantry Base:20x20mm
Global Adv Mar Dis Model Rules
5" 10" 3
Defensive HP Def Res Arm
1 1 2 0
Offensive Att Off Str Ap Agi
VerminSlave 1 1 3 0 4
VerminSlave:

Options

Tunnelling Tools 10 pts
Without Number (Armies with a Vermin Senator only) 2 pts/mod.

Command Group Options

Musician 10 pts
Special
Special

Shadowfur Stalkers

140pts + 9 pts/extra model
10-20 models
0-3 Units/Army
Size:Standard Type:Infantry Base:20x20mm
Global Adv Mar Dis Model Rules
5" 10" 5
Defensive HP Def Res Arm
1 3 2 0
Offensive Att Off Str Ap Agi
Shadowfur Stalker 1 3 3 2 5
Shadowfur Stalker:

Options

Must Choice (one choice only)
Pistol (4+) (0-2 Units per Army) free
Throwing Weapons (4+) free

Command Group Options

Champion 10 pts
Musician 10 pts
Special

Plague Disciples

215pts + 10 pts/extra model
20-40 models
Size:Standard Type:Infantry Base:20x20mm
Global Adv Mar Dis Model Rules
5" 10" 5
Defensive HP Def Res Arm
1 2 3 0
Offensive Att Off Str Ap Agi
Plague Disciple 2 2 3 0 3
Plague Disciple:

Options

Must Choice (one choice only)
Great Weapon free
Bloodpox Blades 1 pts/mod.

Command Group Options

Champion 10 pts
Musician 10 pts
Standard Bearer 10 pts
Banner Enchantment (Standard Bearer)
Special

Murmillo Brutes

320pts + 70 pts/extra model
4-6 models
0-3 Units/Army
Size:Large Type:Infantry Base:50x50mm
Global Adv Mar Dis Model Rules
6" 12" 6
Defensive HP Def Res Arm
3 4 5 0
Offensive Att Off Str Ap Agi
Murmillo Brute 3 3 5 2 4
Murmillo Brute:

Options

Must Choice (one choice only)
Halberd, Shield free
Jezail (4+) and Shield (0-18 per Army) 10 pts/mod.
Deepfire Thrower and (0-9 per Army) 15 pts/mod.
Canister Launcher (4+) (0-9 per Army) 20 pts/mod.
Rotary Gun (4+) (0-12 per Army) 20 pts/mod.

Command Group Options

Champion 10 pts
Musician 10 pts
Standard Bearer 25 pts
Banner Enchantment (Standard Bearer)
Special

Legionary Drill Team

90pts
single model
0-2 Units/Army
Size:Standard Type:Infantry Base:40x40mm
Global Adv Mar Dis Model Rules
5" 10" 5
Defensive HP Def Res Arm
4 2 3 3
Offensive Att Off Str Ap Agi
Legionary Drill Team 6 3 4
Legionary Drill Team:
Tunnel Gunners
Tunnel Gunners

Experimental Weapon Teams

140pts + 45 pts/extra model
3-6 models
0-3 Units/Army
Size:Standard Type:Infantry Base:20x20mm
Global Adv Mar Dis Model Rules
5" 10" 5
Defensive HP Def Res Arm
3 2 2 0
Offensive Att Off Str Ap Agi
Exp. Weapon Team 2 2 3 0 4
Exp. Weapon Team:

Options

Must Choice (one choice only)
Jezail (4+) and Shield (0-18 per Army) free
Canister Launcher (4+) (0-9 per Army) 15 pts/mod.
Deepfire Thrower and (0-9 per Army) 15 pts/mod.
Rotary Gun (4+) (0-12 per Army) 15 pts/mod.
Tunnel Gunners

Vermin Artillery

190pts
single model
0-4 Units/Army
Size:Large Type:Construct Base:75mm round
Global Adv Mar Dis Model Rules
5" 5" 5
Defensive HP Def Res Arm
4 1 4 0
Offensive Att Off Str Ap Agi
Crew 3 3 3 0 4

Options

Must Choice (one choice only)
Skorchit Ordnance (4+) (0-2 Units per Army) free
Rakachit Mauss Cannon (4+) (0-2 Units per Army) 20 pts
Bread and Games
Bread and Games

Stygian Earthbreaker

280pts
single model
0-2 Units/Army
Size:Large Type:Construct Base:50x100mm
Global Adv Mar Dis Model Rules
6" 6" 6
Defensive HP Def Res Arm
5 1 5 3
Offensive Att Off Str Ap Agi
Stygian Earthbreaker 6 4 2