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Warhammer Fantasy is a miniatures wargame published by Games Workshop. It is known for both the beauty and the expense of its models.

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6th edition WHF vampire counts - blood dragon

can someone please explain how this rule works "Blood Dragon: "+2 to weapon skill. Lords and Counts automatically wear full plate armour (+4 armour save) but generate one less power dice ...
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What and where are the rules that govern mixing units of different factions into one army? (AoS Chaos demons and Slaves to Darkness)

I'm starting to get into the hobby, and I wanted to make a mixed StD and Slaanesh army, so I read the rulebook and battletomes for both factions, searching for the right way to do that, and the only ...
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Mix Daemonettes of Slaanesh and Slaves to Darkness, Warhammer AoS

I am back in Warhammer AoS! I started years ago with Slaves to Darkness (i.e. chaos marauder and few Chaos knights). However, I couldn't resist to buy the start to collect Daemons of Slaanesh (with ...
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Clan rat shields in skirmish

Me and a friend have just started Aos skirmishes. Skaven have the below rule for Shields: But in skirmish units are single models. How should this rule work? We currently give the +1 save for each ...
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Warhammer Age of Sigmar moving within 3" of enemy models

This seems quite an obvious question, but I can't seem to find any answer around the net. AoS rules state: When you move a model in the movement phase, you may not move within 3" of any enemy ...
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Why is having shields in AoS 'optional'?

There are some units in Age of Sigmar, Skaven Stormvermin for example, that says that "some units cary shields into battle." The units ability to carry a shield is not restricted by any weapon combos ...
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Easy Search for Renamed Units

I am just now getting started with Warhammer: Age of Sigmar and I have found something that is confusing and difficult to remedy. In the free Warscroll pdfs for The Empire army, it lists several units ...
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Why is the Warhammer Fantasy species "Cold One" named as such?

The Warhammer Fantasy universe has a raptor like species called "Cold one", used as mounts by Lizardmen and Dark Elves. Why are the creatures called "Cold one"?
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What can we do with a player who camps in a table top game?

We have a group of 8 people in our campaign and we usually do 2 table top battles at a time (not enough table space in our area). The game we are currently playing is Mordheim and for those who have ...
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Can you use custom made cosmetics on 40K figures?

In tournaments are you allowed to custom cosmetics like custom Space Marine shoulder Pads and heads, as long as the rest of the figure, weapons and wargear are all official. I found a website that ...
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Can I add Ogre mercenaries to any army in Warhammer fantasy?

In the fluff, Ogres are generally employed as mercenaries, as opposed to an army in their own right. Can I do the same in the tabletop version? And if so, does it matter which army? Could both the ...
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Can you mix Warhammer Fantasy armies?

My wife is interested in playing Warhammer Fantasy. We've tried to work out what army she'd like to play (we went through all the pieces on the GW website, and she picked out these ones she likes the ...
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Mathematically / logically determine unit alignment for close combat [closed]

** This question involves knowledge of computer programming and/or math and algorithms. ** I am working on writing a Warhammer combat simulator in Java and have hit an interesting snag. Pg 20 BRB: "...
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Warhammer Fantasy Dual Wield Ruling

If you have any unit that was more than one attack and the unit is dual wielding how many attacks does he have? I.e. if a unit has 3 attacks but is dual wielding, does he in turn have 4 attacks or ...
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What do the iPad "End of Times" books contain?

Many of the End of Times hardback books have sold out very quickly (I believe the latest one was out of stock within seven minutes!) however there are iPad versions available. Do the iPad versions ...
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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 ...
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