New Releases January 11th
At least 1 new unit per FOC category.
Biomorphs are in a seperate codex section in categories, with various Tyranid creatures having access to different categories. Biomorph categories are:
– Basic biomorphs
– Rare biomorphs
– Psychic-Leader biomorphs
– Unique biomorphs (only 1 each per army)
Synapse providing Eternal Warrior.
Miniatures Releases (look here)
Codex Tyranids $49.50
Tyranid Psychic Cards $6
Tyranid Harpy – Hive Crone $80
Tyranid Exocrine – Haruspex $73
Tyranid Warriors (3 model kit) $51
Tyranid Hive Guard/ Tyrant Guard (3 model kit) $70
Carnifex Brood (2 model kit) $90
Tyranid Swarm (95 model boxed set) $170
– 40 Hormas
– 40 Termas
– 10 Gargoyles
– 4 Ripper Swarms
– 1 Carnifex
Tyranid Warriors Kit
3 model kit Tyranid Prime bits included
Barbed Strangler (1)
Venom Cannon (1)
– Purchasing a single 30-model Termigant unit unlocks Tervigons as TROOPS choice.
Tervigon upgrades include:
20pts – enlarged spawns roll 4d6.
15pts – unlimited spawns, never “burn out”
Both upgrades can be purchased
Unit size up to 30
Default comes with Fleshborer
+1 pt Spike Rifles
+2 pt Spinefists (now Assault x(minimum of 2) Twinlinked)
+4 pt Devourers
1 per 10 can take:
+10 pt Strangleweb
+15 pt Electroshock Spitter (S4 AP6 Template Assault 1)
+1 Adrenal Glands – Fleet and Furious Charge
+1 Toxin sacs – Poison (affects cc attacks)
+2 Toxic grubs – Poison (affects ranged fire)
-Ymgarl Genestealers retain their ability to assault out of their hidden location.
-Lictors only allow snap shots plus gain a hefty cover save when they are unveiled.
-Raveners and Hormagaunts are Beasts.
-Hormagaunts come equipped with Fleet by default.
-Carnifex gains a T bonus, and may take virtually every biomorph in the codex (bringing back all those plastic bits from the kit into use.)
-Trygon Primes move to HQ.
-Venomthropes and Lictors are purchased in broods of 1-3 per FOC slot, but deploy and operate independently on battlefield.
-Broodlord comes with fixed psychic power and a large number of biomorph options.
-Trygon & Raveners digital dataslate from GW Digital the same month as the codex release with a formation allowing Raveners to assault out of the Trygon’s Deep Strike tunnel.
– Bounding Leap on Hormagaunts: +3″ Run.
– Old One Eye: In the WD report is regenerating like crazy.
– Crone: S:8 VECTOR STRIKE, potent missiles (those funky bug thingys on it’s wings in the pics) and it even comes with an additional flamer template weapon.
-Zoanthropes come with Psychic Scream, and Warp Blast as standard
-Brain leach devourers no longer strength 6
-Exocrine has two different firing modes, one being a Large Blast(s???) or SIX S:7 AP:2 shots!!!
-Haruspex has the ability to magna grapple vehicles and enemy troops.
-No Doom, Parasite, or Mycetic Spore!
Psychic Powers table:
Primaris: Dominion: blessing, +6″ synapse range for the caster
Catalyst: FnP for caster and unit, and another unit in 12″
The Horror: ??? – Broodlords have this power
Psychic Scream: 1 charge, Nova 6″, Each target takes 2d6+2 minus its Ld wounds without cover nor armor saves.
Warp Blast: 2 charges, Witchfire, same effect as now.
NOTE: Tyranids CAN take rulebook powers.
Exocrine is costed as a Keeper of Secrets
Crone is costed as a Daemon Prince of Slaanesh
Venomthrope: 10pts cheaper
Trygon Prime: 10pts cheaper
Hive Tyrant: 15pts cheaper
Harpy: 25pt cheaper
Carnifex: 40pts cheaper
Tyrannofex: 60pts cheaper
Tyrant Guard: @same
Tyranid Warriors: @same
Ripper Swarm: 3 pts more
Swarmlord: 5pts more
Tervigon: 15pts more
If you made it all the way through that you are a true bug lover! And make sure you check out all the rumors and the discussion on the BoLS Forum.
So what unit are you most excited about?