NEWS

Warhammer 40,000 Faction Focus: Tyranids

Tags : warhammer 40 000 v8 nids

Small thumb 18622260 1832510520402912 1402081524577141916 n

Hello again !

nom nom nom it's nids time :

swarmlord

With a Toughness value of 6, 12 Wounds, a 3+ save and a 5+ invulnerable save (increased to a 4+ invulnerable save in melee)

This can be further enhanced by casting Catalyst on him (and did I mention he’s a potent Psyker, too?) to give him a 5+ save vs Wounds suffered.

Mr. Swarmlord brings the pain in combat as well. With a base of Strength of 7, 8 attacks, hitting on a 2+, with an AP value of -3 and D6 damage a pop

Swarmlord command ability

which allows a friendly unit to move in the Shooting phase. This is incredibly powerful for the sudden added mobility.

For Hormagants, with their blisteringly quick Movement of 8″, this means a potential 16″ move before attempting a charge. Or he could simply use it on himself and move up to 18″

Genestealers... are incredibly fast with an 8″ Move themselves, they can also charge after advancing. With their shiny new 5+ invulnerable save, they’re also hardy, and I often cast Catalyst on them too, because I am a mean, mean man. he mean run right ? (as advancing is the run order ?)

crank the power up to 11 with Genestealers, take them in units of 10 or more to trigger their Flurry of Claws special rule, bumping them up to 4 Attacks each do we get another +1 at 21 ?

Combo this with the Broodlord (who is also, utterly deadly in melee) to also give them a +1 to hit in the Fight phase. That means a full unit of 20 has 80 Attacks hitting on a 2+. With their Rending Claws – which bump up to AP -4 on a 6 to wound

A Tyranid Warrior with 3 Wounds and a Toughness value of 4 is so much more durable than he was, HOW?

And Synapse .... immunity to morale for friendly Tyranids units within range.

I think Pyrovores may be one of the most improved units in the new edition, and a unit of them in a Tyrannocyte has won me many a game!

hmm interesting and lot of good stuff !

https://www.warhammer-community.com/2017/05/21/warhammer-40000-faction-focus-tyranids/

/cheers.
bob.

created : 7 months ago

Read more Post a comment

Tags :

2 brush blending, 30k, 40k, 80mm, 8th, 8th edition changes, Aaron dembski bowden, Adb, Adepta sororitas, Adepticon, Adeptus astartes, Adeptus mechanicus, Adeptus titanicus, Aeldari, Agent, Age of sigmar, Ahriman, Airbrush, Alpha legion, Ama, Andy chambers, Angel blade, Angel giraldez, Ang'grath, Animation, Animation 40k, Aos, Apocalypse, App, Archimaine, Arkhan land is so awesome, Armageddon, Army builder, Army on parade, Art, Artist, Artwork, Artworks, Atia, Avatar of war, Avp, Awesome, Azyr, Baal, Background, Batman, Battlebunnies, Battle bunnies, Battlefleet gothic, Battlefleet heresy, Battlemat, Battle report, Battle reporter, Battletome, Ben komets, Best chapter ever, Black anchor heavy industries, Black crusade, Black library, Blightwar, Blizzard, Blizzcon, Blood angel, Blood angels, Bloodbowl, Blood bowl, Boardgame, Bob, Box, Boxed game, Boxed games, Brainstorming, Bretonnians, Bright crusaders, Bronze, Bug, Burning of prospero, Buzzkill, Cadia, Campaign, Cards, Catachan, Cgi, Change, Chaos, Chaos dwarf, Chaos marines, Chaos pact, Chaos space marines, Chapter approved, Charity, Chocobo, Christmas, Cid, Circle of orboros, Citadel, Clickbait, Coach, Code, Colossal, Combat phase, Comics, Community, Community integrated development, Company of iron, Confrontation, Conversion, Corvus, Corvus belli, Crash, Crimson fists, Csm, Custodes, Cute, Cute horrors, Cygnar, Cypher, Daemonking, Daemons, Daemons everywhere!, Damocles, Dan abnett, Dark angel, Dark angels, Dark eldar, Dark imperium, Darklands, Dark vengeance, Dawn of war, Death, Death guard, Death guards, Death korps, Deathwatch, Deathwing, Dev, Devil pig, Dice, Discount, Display models, Diy, Dow, Dragon, Dreadnought, Duardin, Duncan, Dungeon, Dungeons and dragons, Dwarf, Dwarf forge, Easy to build, Eddie, Eden, Eldar, Elven union, Elves, Errata, Escape, Escher, Facebook, Fallen, Fall of cadia, Fan art, Fan made, Fantasy flight games, Fantasy football, Faq, Farrow, Fate of konor, Female stormcast, Fenris, Ffg, Fimir, Firestorm, Fluff, Focus, Forgeworld, Forge world, Fps, Fracture of biel-tan, Freaky cute, Friends, Fur and blade, Fw, Game of thrones, Games workshop, Game workshop, Gangs of commorragh, Gargantua, Gathering storm, Gauss, Gav thorpe, Geek, Geek out studio, Gencon, General handbook, Generals handbook, Generals handbook. age of sigmar, Genestealer cult, Genestealer cults, Genestealers, Getting started, Giraldez, Goblin, Goblins, Golden demon, Goliath, Gorechosen, Grand tournament, Greebo games, Gretchinz, Grey knight, Grey knights, Grim resolve, Grombrindal, Grymkin, Guest, Guest writer, Guilliman, Gulliman, Gundam, Gunplan, Gw, Gyrinx, Happy games factory, Harry potter, Hearthstone, He has no nose, Helsreach, Heresy, Heroes, Heroquest, Hexenheim stormstroopers, Hexwar, Hobbit, Hobby, Hobby life, Hobby stuff, Hobby tools, Horde, Hordes, Horrors, Horus, Horus heresy, Horus heresy weekender, Horus herezy, Human, Hurt, I am alpharius, I can't say, Illustration, Imperial agents, Imperial guard, Indomitus crusade, Indy, Inferno, Infinity, Inofficial, Inquisition, Inquisitor, Iron gauntlet, Iron hands fanatic, Iron hills, Island of blood, Japan, Jes goodwin, Joan of arc, Job, Jokaero, Khador, Kharadron, Kharadrons, Kharn, Khorne, Kickstarter, Kill team, Knight, Knight models, Kromlech, Kx139, Larp, Last chance to buy, Lava, Legion, Leman russ, Limited edition, Loc, Lock and load, Lol, Lotr, Loyalist, Luxumbra, Made to order, Magnus, Magnus the red, Maintenance, Malign portents, Mantic, Masterpiece, Mastodon, Matched play, Mechanicum, Mechanicus, Melee, Middle earth, Middle-earth, Mierce miniatures, Mk3, Monster, Moose, Mordian, Morg n thorg, Mortarion, Movie, Movies, Mtg arena, Mystery, Mythic games, Narrative, Nazgul, Necromunda, Necron, Nick, Nids, Night lords, Ninja, Nmm, Nova open, Novel, Nurgle, Nurgle beast, Objective, Ok you win, Old world, Omnomnom, One ring, Open day, Open days, Opening, Open series, Open war cards, Orc, Orcs, Order, Orks, Orlocks, Ouch, Overwatch, Paint, Paint app, Painted, Painting, Painting competition, Painting tips, Painting tutorial, Paint rack, Papa smurf, Path to glory, Pen and paper, Pen & paper, Pen & paper rpg, Perchang, Photos, Plastic, Plastic thunderhawk, Play it painted, Pony, Poor dude, Preorder, Pre order, Pre-order, Pre orders, Preview, Preview., Primarch, Primaris, Primaris snap fit, Primaris space marines, Privateer press, Prometian painting, Proxy, Question, Raging heroes, Rambo, Ranked battle, Ranking, Raven guard, Red, Reddit, Redemptor, Redgrassgames, Red scorpions, Ref, Regimental standard, Reivers, Retro, Revenue, Review, Rhino rush, Rip, Rise of the primarch, Rob symes, Roster creator, Rpg, Rumor engine, Rumour engine, Runewars, Runewars miniatures game, Russ, Sad, Sales, Salmon, Same old same old, Sanctus reach, #savethewolf, Scenery, Scgt, Scibor, Scruby & wells, Scum, Season of war, Seminar, Shadespire, Shadows over hammerhal, Shadowspire, Shadow war, Silvaneth, Silver tower, Sister of batlle, Sister of battle, Sister of silence, Sisters, Sisters of silence, Skaven, Skirmish, Skorne, Slaanesh, Slambo, Slanesh, Slayer sword, Sly marbo, Smurf, Space hulk, Space marines, Space skaven, Space wolf, Space wolves, Sparta, Specialist game, Specialist games, Spire of dawn, Spoiler., Spoilers, Squat, Squats, "squats", Star drake, Star players, Starter, Star wars, Steam, Steam pirate, Stock, Stormcast, Stormcast eternals, Stormwall, Strategy, Stream, Studio, Summer campaign, Survey, Talisman, Talons of the emperor, Tank, Tau, T'au, Technical paint, Temporal distort, Terminator, Terminator captain, Terrain, The brotherhood of the lost, The hobbit, The honest wargamer, The last jedi, The lion, The locust horde, The manufactorum, Thousand son, Thousand sons, Thousands sons, Thuglife, Thunder and blood, Thunderhawk, Time of ending, Times of ending, Titan, Titanicus, Total war, Total war: warhammer 2,