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I believe this is intended to mean "one use only" per rune item which has the rune. I cannot find anywhere this is stated outright in the 8th ed rules, but this is how such items have always been played, at least in my personal and tournament experience. It would be odd for them to let you take more than one and then limit you to only using one of the ...


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The rules for Summoning Spells (Nagash Book 1, pg 14) state that "the Summoned unit must be deployed wholly within the spell's range and at least 1" away from all other units, buildings and impassable terrain." The Spell "Kandorak - The Harbinger" (Nagash Book 1, pg 15) does not state that the charcter summoned has an exception to this rule.


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The Vargheist is supposed to have 4 attacks. Its profile states it has 3 attacks naturally, and then you add 1 for the frenzy special rule. This is due to the unit being able to lose Frenzy, and as such losing the extra attack, without changing the unit's baseline. This is the same for other units such as Witch Elves, and dual wielding units, with the ...


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This exact situation is covered under Incomplete Ranks in the Close Combat section of the rules (pg 49.) If the unit is fighting to its rear (or fighting to both flanks) some enemy models might not end up in base contact because of the models in the incomplete rear rank. In this specific situation, the models can fight across the gap, even if not ...


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Yes. Due to the Rule of Pride no two weapons may have the same combination of runes. However, you do not need to give every Giant Slayer a rune weapon. You are not forced to equip them all with an assortment of rune weapons. Aside from the fact that spending up to 25 points on top of the 24 point Giant Slayers is a lot of points to sink into 1 Wound ...


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Yes. According to Forming Units (8th Edition Rulebook, pg 5), "A unit usually consists of several models that have banded together, but a single, powerful model such as a lone character, a chariot or a Dragon, a war machine and its crew, and so on, are also considered to be a unit." Everything is a unit, even a lone character. Though bear in mind the ...


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Invocation of Nehek (Vampire Counts 8th Ed, pg 60) says that "Wounds gained are distributed as described in Ressurecting Fallen Warriors". The rules for Ressurecting Fallen Warriors (Vampire Counts 8th Ed, pg 26) state that "A unit cannot be taken beyond it's starting size, though certain powers, spells and special rules may provide exceptions". So the ...


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If the two units are charging at the same time, then the two units must attempt to charge in such a way that an equal number (or as close as possible) of models from each unit engage the enemy unit (8th Ed Rulebook, pg 23). If the first unit is already engaged (an ongoing combat from a pervious turn) to the front and completely blocks it, and your charging ...


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No, they do not get any additional movement. What happens is the unit is not engaged in a combat, so it does nothing in the close combat phase. I assume you are thiking of the Overrun rule? Where if you wipe out a unit in close combat on the turn you charge you get to move another 2D6" forward afterwards. The rules for Overrun (8th Edition Rulebook, pg ...


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By default the skeletons come armed with light armour, a hand weapon, and a shield. The combination of hand weapon and shield gives you an additional 6+ Parry Save (8th Ed rulebook, pg 88), which you may make against close combat attacks. They have a 5+ Armour Save and 6+ Ward save. If you give them spears they lose this extra Parry Save, instead gaining ...


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A model with Hand Weapon and Shield can use the 'Parry' special rule to get a ward save. A model with a spear cannot. Since skeletons are weak and have poor weapon skill anyway, it may be beneficial to have better survivability rather than a few more attacks that are unlikely to hurt anything, depending on what role you see the unit filling in your army.


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No. The points listed in the Necromancer entry shows how much buying him a Corpse Cart mount costs (which is why it is 90 points, the cost of a Corpse Cart). If you pay for a character to have a mount the character gets the mount, there is no additional mounting fee.


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I don't have the Dwarf rule-book, but I thought that Giant Slayers(and Demon Slayers) were champions who could be attached to a unit of Troll Slayers. This means that as champions, they will have to follow the Rule of Pride and all have unique runic weapons. I think the idea is you have a unit of troll slayers to soak arrows/give rank bonus and then add in ...


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Gaming miniatures are usually described as Xmm rather than 'X/Y(th)' as is used in scale modelling. The distance is from the base to the eyes on a normal human. Current new models coming out for Wahammer Fantasy are 32mm Heroic scale. GW has been pushing up the scale of the game in recent years, ostensibly so that more detail can be fit onto plastic ...



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