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Reforming to gain extra rank in close combat

If I have a unit that is 10 models wide. And an enemy unit is attacking me in the front with only one monster size model on the very far left side of my unit, can I reform my unit to gain an extra ...
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End of Times Summoning Spells

My friend and I have played several games of End of Times now and I was re-reading the rules for summoning units. I am sure that you can only summon something from the undead legions list... however I ...
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Close combat after a rank is removed from an attack on any flank

I asked a similar question recently. However, i believe this question to be different since that question was in regard to "incomplete" ranks. This question is in regards to a rank that is completely ...
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Can characters be summoned into a unit?

With the arrival of new summoning spells in the End of Times expansion there is a new spell which allows the wizard to summon a character (worth up to 65 points). Can this spell be used to summon a ...
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Rune of spellbreaking on multiple runelords

If I have rune of spellbreaking on multiple rune smiths can I use it once on each of them? It says one use only, does that mean one use only on that character or for the entire army?
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Is the extra attack from frenzy on the profile of the Vargheist?

Vargheist have frenzy. Frenzy gives an extra attack. The profile for vargheist says it has 3 attacks. Does the profile include the extra attack from frenzy or are they supposed to have 4 attacks with ...
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Model positioning during multiple close combats after removing models

Here is the scenario. A multiple close combat scenario. 3 units are attacking one of my units. One is attacking the front. 1 on my left flank. 1 on my right flank. I have 15 models in the unit. 3 ...
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The charged unit dies before combat

What happens if I charge an enemy unit and it dies before the first close combat after the charge? Suppose they die from my magic phase. Do they get any additional movement or anything?
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Charging a unit with no space?

If my unit is in the frontal charging cone of an enemy unit and I already have a friendly unit in front of that unit and taking up all the front base space, can I charge the enemy unit? What if I was ...
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Invocation of nehek and swarms?

How does invocation of nehek affect swarms? For example the bat swarm. If I cast nehek on a bat swarm that has 4 bases/models with full wounds and nehek replenishes 3 wounds, what happens? Does it ...
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Can invocation of nehek heal a lone character?

Can the invocation of nehek spell, vampire counts, heal a lone character? The spell says unit.
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Necromancer mounting corpse cart pricing?

If a necromancer mounts a corpse cart do you have to pay the 90 points to mount the cart and pay the price of the corpse cart? Equaling 180 points to mount a corpse cart.
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Benefits of not equipping skeletons with spears?

The vampire counts skeletons can carry spears for free. What would be the benefit for not carrying spears? Just seems weird to me. I don't see any reason to not carry them.
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Dwarf giant slayers and runic weapons

The giant slayers in the dwarf says they can bring runic weapon worth up to 25 points. The rule of pride for the dwarfs says each rune item must be unique. So does each giant slayer in my unit have ...
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What scale are Warhammer Fantasy models?

What scale are the models in Warhammer Fantasy? I have searched for the answer to this and found many different values. Can someone please provide me with the correct scale in the "xmm" and "x/xx" ...
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Do summoned units count towards victory points?

In the rules for counting victory points it says every defeated or unit that fled off the board counts as points equal to the amount it costs to include in the army. This leads me to believe that ...
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Can units join a character in combat?

I know a character can join a unit. Can a unit join a character? Can a unit join a character that is in close combat?
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Can a unit join another unit if they are the same type of unit?

Can a unit join another unit if they are the same type of unit? If so, what are the conditions for which they can join? For example, can they join the other unit while the other unit is in close ...
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If a chariot dies, does the character die also?

In warhammer fantasy. If I put a character into a chariot and the chariot dies in combat, does the character die with the chariot? For example, putting a necromancer into a corpse cart and the cart ...
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Can a Dragon Mage wear magic armour?

In the 8th Edition High Elf book the Dragonmage is equipped with heavy armour. This is very unusual for a (non-chaos) wizard. A normal wizard cannot wear armour, magic or otherwise. Does the fact ...
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Is there a mechanism to bring Mordheim characters into Fantasy?

I've got a Mordheim warband and I've love to take some of the heroes into battle in a Warhammer Fantasy game. Is this possible? Many of the characteristics are similar but is there a mechanism to ...
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How many attacks do Eternal Guard have?

Warhammer: Wood Elves (2014) lists Eternal Guard on page 92 with one attack in their profile. Under "Equipment" they are listed as being equipped with an Asrai Spear, a Hand Weapon, and Light Armor. ...
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Warhammer Fantasy Tournaments Statistics

I'm looking for raw tournaments result database/statistics, divided per format, date and including army distribution something like this : tabletoptournaments.net but where I cand filter by date and ...
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Is it possible to die out of a combat?

I have a question about a particular combat scenario and it's going to need a diagram! This is a scenario which came up in our game last week. My units are blue, I'm in the front and the flank of a ...
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Starting a Skaven army: Pros and Cons?

After playing much Warhammer 40K and building some Space Marine and Orks, I've been looking into starting a Warhammer Fantasy army, more specifically Skaven, because of the cool-looking models and the ...
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What is the ruling for Warhammer base size when GW has not produced an official model?

I understand this ruling, which is pretty normal for Tournaments: •Models must be played on the bases provided with them. In my specific case, there are quite a number of Tyranid Special Characters ...
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Can I mix Fantasy and 40k in a game?

I'm trying to get my fiancée interested in playing Warhammer games. She's interested in fantasy and I'm interested in the sci-fi 40k branch of the game, plus I've already got an army in the making. If ...
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How long does the copyright for a game last, after it is out of print? [closed]

I was digging round trying to see if the copyright for Warhammer Fantasy Quest was still held by Games workshop who stopped producing the game 14 years ago. I don't know how long the copyright would ...
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What are the differences between Dwarves Brets and Empire in WHFB 8th ed

I'm trying to choose an army for Warhammer Fantasy. Over the last few weeks I brought it down to 3: Dwarfs Bretonnians Empire I like their lore and models and the possible coloring, but I can't ...
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What is the most cost effective Warhammer box set based on size and number of models?

I've only been able to find comparison of points/price ratio of single armies. What I'm looking for are the best quality models (number of models/box, size of models etc.) for the lowest price. So, ...
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In Warhammer fantasy, is it permissible to make an army using an old version of a race's codec?

In Warhammer fantasy, new codecs for the races are released periodically that tweak units' attributes, cost, etc. About 15 years ago I remember comparing two versions of the High Elves codec, which ...