I think this is pretty clear, if you trim out some of the extra stuff in those quotes:
you may not move within 3" of any enemy models
has models within 3" of an enemy unit
It seems clear to me that you cannot avoid the charge phase - you can't move within 3", and you can't fight without being within 3". At the very least, the intent of the rules ...
Age of Sigmar is very much designed with the "beer and pretzels" mindset. The main reason is that you may have a bunch of models without shields. If your opponent doesn't care, you can always say that all the models have shields.
As of '8-25-17', coinciding with Games Workshop's "General's Handbook 2017," Warhammer Community has released updated FAQs for the Grand Alliances, as well as updated the legacy Compendiums for the old armies (Bretonnia, Beastmen, Tomb Kings, etc). In these Compendiums, at the very end, there are list of units with Substitute Warscrolls, as was stated by ...
First page under Warscrolls & Units heading.
"A unit can have one or more models, but cannot include models that use different warscrolls."
No. No warscroll may ever join another war scroll. Characters are always alone and may never join units. The only exceptions would be if a specific character has an ability on their warscroll that allows them to ...
As with most rules in AoS the simplest solution is usually the correct one and rules stack.
Therefore if you have a unit of BloodReavers:
within 12" inches of a Bloodsecrator you get 3 attacks
between 12" and 18" of a Bloodsecrator you get 2 attacks
over 18" from a Bloodsecrator you get 1 attacks
The Chieftain gets an additional attack on top.
I actually ...