The Malanthrope is a HQ with 9 wounds, meaning it cannot be targeted unless its the closest model. Am i understanding this correctly?. Monstrous Tyranid psyker; Uses the power of the Hive Mind to slay the foe and bolster friendly units; Venomous, making it surprisingly dangerous in combat. Description; Rules; Delivery; Returns. Description. A complete multi-part resin model measuring approximately mm/5 inches high. Rules. Rules for using this.

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Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy. I’m also getting confused about the massive Scything Talons.

Stonecrusher 80 with two Wrecker Claws 18 and Tresher Scythe 7 costs points. Like, almost unreasonably so. Their rules were updated in The Anphelion Project, 2nd Ed.

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Who wants to bet that’s supposed to be pts, and FW stuffed up enough to malanyhrope pts? Harpy – Harridan – Hive Crone. June 28, 5: Dawn of War Trade your minis Miniswap Podcasts: A Malanthrope is an odd rulse created by the hive mind to collect specific DNA strands and is found lurking around war torn battlefields. Also, Shrouding spore is worded very weirdly. Your opponent must subtract 1 from hit rolls for ranged weapons that target Hive Fleet Infantry units within 3″ of any friendly Hive Fleet Venomthropes” Please point out where it mentions individual models: Rarely seen, the Malanthrope follows behind a Tyranid attack, appearing even after Rippers.



They’re pretty good is what I’m saying. But affecting whole squads of infantry while being untargetable is absurdly good. Azrael affects models, but that’s fine because models take saves individually. Ruoes Up 0 Vote Down.

Your opponent doesn’t target models, they target units.

The reason Shrouding Spore malanthropf worded that way is because it’s intended to be used on Monsters. Is there a Tyranid model that only has a single scyting talon?

I was talking about the Malanthrope one. They’re now better than “pretty good”, and well into the realm of “awesome”, sitting just below the Flyrant on many players’ lists of good Tyranid Units. But I think it’s bad rule design, when you consider that aoe effects aren’t a thing anymore and model placement isn’t really necessary to avoid them.


Stonecrusher Carnifex is also way cheaper than the regular one for some reason? The Malanthrope is a HQ with 9 wounds, meaning it cannot be targeted unless its the closest model. So your unit wouldn’t get the -1 to hit while you have models outside ruules 3″ bubble. This subreddit for anything and everything related to Warhammer 40k. Not even a Dam 3 or something to compensate?

But FW loves to hold onto outdated rules concepts, so….

June 28, 9: Annoyingly, both the buff from the Malanthropes and the buff from the Venomthrope are both called Shrouding Spores but they’re worded very differently. Navigation Main page Recent changes Random page Help. You can buy a single one or a pair, but everyone as two monstrous scything talons?


This penalty is not commutative with the same penalty from venomthropes. The Malanthrope buff works on your monsters! Yeah, if all it gives the benefit to is monsters and other big stuff I could live with it as priced.

Barbed Hierodule and Harridan. This subreddit for anything and everything related mapanthrope Warhammer 40k Rules Be respectful DO NOT post point values for weapons and upgrades in your army lists, only the total point value of the unit.

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Of course, the output isn’t exactly stellar, and neither is the survivability, while the cost is very high. Heirodules continue to be shitty at shooting, and unlike most other rulfs units they get no “make more attacks but weaker” option, which hurts a lot on the Scythed Heirodule. I am in combat with a unit of 10 enemy models, all of which are within 2″ of me.