Menoth: Knight Exemplar Officer Hacks Em Down

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Menoth’s Knight Exemplars just got a new officer and she is mega mean. See what believing in the power of the light brings to Mk.3.

What Is It?

This is a 5 point officer attachment to knight exemplars. She is FA:U so you can bring as many of her as you have knight exemplar units to attach to. She really packs a punch and costs 5 points.

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What Does the Knights Exemplar Officer Do?

Similar to knights exemplar she is SPD5 DEF12 ARM15 with 5 boxes. She is armed with a relic blade that is magical and POW11 weapon master.

Let the special rules begin!!!

  • She has Battle Briven: +2 STR/ARM and pathfinder when a model in her unit is damaged.
  • Divine Retribution: Once per game the unit can gain an additional dice to attack/damage rolls and drop the lowest. Everybody needs some hand of glory in their armies!
  • Granted Cleave: Kill a model get 1 more attack for anyone in formation.
  • Tactics Overtake: Kill a model get to move 1″.

Obviously Cleave and Overtake are some sick synergies. You can get crazy deep into battle lines and cause real damage. Battle driven means these weapon masters can hurt heavies even when not charging. Exemplars already have high MAT so the divine inspiration means they can reliably hit defense 15 in most cases and can skew damage rolls.

Synergizes with: Thyra is probably the best menoth caster to deliver these crazy hard hitting weapon masters. She can Occulatate them to keep them relatively safe from shooting. Her feat gives them a 2″ threat extender and she can either buff their MAT or STR with her spells.

Lists with the Knight Exemplar Officer:

This list has some crazy hitting power and is deceptively fast with Thyra’s feat. Using Occulatation and the feat to deliver the knights exemplar to crush anything before you.

Protectorate Army – 75 / 75 points

(Thyra 1) Thyra, Flame of Sorrow [+29]
– Blood of Martyrs [16]
– Vigilant [9]
– Crusader [10]
– Crusader [10]
Choir of Menoth (max) [6]
Knights Exemplar [9]
– Knights Exemplar Officer [5]
Knights Exemplar [9]
– Knights Exemplar Officer [5]
Daughters of the Flame [10]
The Covenant of Menoth [4]
Vassal Mechanik [1]
Allegiant of the Order of the Fist [3]
Allegiant of the Order of the Fist [3]
Wrack [1]
Vassal of Menoth [3]

 

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Revenant’s Opinion:

The Knight Exemplar Officer gives some great abilities to Knight Exemplars. If you are already fielding them definitely consider making the room for the officer. I don’t know what else you can ask for besides, a 2nd attack or cheaper points on her, she is a solid B+.

What do you think of the new officer attachment for menoth?  Please share your comments below BoLS!

  • DeadlyYellow

    Different pose would have been nice. As is, she looks like a Paladin of the Order of the Wall sans shield.

    • Steve R

      Yeah, this has to be one of the poorest sculpts I’ve seen out of PP in awhile. Can’t even tell what the right arm is doing.

      • euansmith

        It is a real shame, as the artwork for her is really rather cool.

        • petrow84

          Thankfully, the shoulder guards shrank.

      • zeno666

        I believe its holding her helmet.

      • Richard Mitchell

        True, the rules are awesome for the model but I kinda of wish they kept the sculpt to match the artwork.

    • zeno666

      Yeah, the pose (and look…) from the artwork would have been better.

  • Alpharius

    Wow, she’s a beast. This is a unit that thrives already on taking casualties, so you are going to have some super accurate and super strong weapon masters just carving things up.

    Can Cryx not suck too, please? And please don’t nerf Circle too much, I know all the tree stuff is outrageous, but you took all our movement tricks from last edition!

    • petrow84

      What about the Harbinger? Getting damaged, then negated by Martyrdom, and charge in with Crusaders’ Call.

      • Alpharius

        If you’re negating the damage, they aren’t getting their buffs.

        *sigh* I need to start playing WM again or just sell my crap. Even at 50% off I could use an extra $1500.

        • petrow84

          I don’t have the deck with me, but isn’t Battle Driven triggers on getting damaged? Even if Harbi negates it, the damage is already done – you just skip the disabled -boxed-destroyed steps.

          • Alpharius

            I was thinking of their MK2 rules.

  • Sonic tooth

    Yuck

  • Victor Hartmann

    The art is quite good. The model does ok except the face within the hood. Basically unpleasant. Love the cape though.

    • zeno666

      I agree, it looks too much like a GW-model.

      • Severius_Tolluck

        My problem has always been the weapons, always way too thick.

        • zeno666

          I agree with you. They’re often quite thick.
          I do think its because of durability (miniaturewise), not sure though.

          • Severius_Tolluck

            It’s an old carry over, all mini companies used to do it, but in this day and age, and with resin it is no longer required. However it became their art aesthetic. They do the whole overly dramatic flair like in a World of Warcraft way.

    • ashikenshin

      yup, the face just ruins the whole package.

  • That is one derpy model ­čÖü