Vermin Swarm

Vermin Swarm (v2023 beta 3)

Armour Enchantments

Plague-Hermit's Blessing

max 1 per Army (Foot only.) (Enchantment: Suit of Armour)

Models on foot onlyThe wearer gains +1 Health Point, Cult of Errahman, and Fortitude (4+), but automatically fails all Armour Saves and looses Caelysian Pantheon if it had it. In addition, natural to-hit rolls of ‘6’ with Close Combat Attacks against the wearer must be rerolled.

Artefacts

Crown of Hubris

max 1 per Army (Dominant)

At the start of any friendly Magic Phase, the bearer may choose to inflict 3 hits on its unit that wound automatically with no saves of any kind allowed. If so, the owner gains 3 additional Veil Tokens.

Orb of Ateus

max 1 per Army

Vermin Senators and Rakachit Technocrats onlyWhenever a friendly model in a unit within 8″ of the bearer suffers a Mishap, the number of the Mishap’s hits is reduced by 1 and the bearer gains a counter until the end of the Shooting Phase. At the end of each friendly Shooting Phase in which the bearer gained at least 1 counter, roll 2D6 and add the number of counters. If the result is 13 or higher, the bearer’s unit suffers D6 hits with Strength 4 and Armour Penetration 1 and the Artefact is ignored for the rest of the game.

Map of the Deeps

max 1 per Army

Vermin Senators and Stygian Overseers onlyAt the start of any friendly Shooting Phase, the bearer may detonate a single friendly Tunnel Marker within 24" of it. If so, all units within 6" of the Tunnel Marker suffer 2D6 hits with Strength 4 and Armour Penetration 1. Then remove the Tunnel Marker.

Tarina's Lyre

max 1 per Army

Vermin Senators and Fetthis Fleshmasters onlyStomp Attacks made by enemy units within 8" of the bearer suffer a -2 to-wound modifier.

Cowl of the Apostate

max 1 per Army (Wizard only )

Cannot be taken by WizardsThe model gains Holy Triumvirate, and for the purpose of this rule, it must select either Caelysian Pantheon or Cult of Errahman at the start of step 7 of the Pre-Game Sequence (Spell Selection).

Tome of the Ratking

max 1 per Army

The bearer can cast Pentagram of Pain (Occultism) as a Bound Spell with Power Level (4/8). The number of hits may be rerolled against targets that are touching a Water Terrain Feature.

Darkstone Detonator

max 1 per Army

At the start of any friendly Shooting Phase, the bearer may detonate a single friendly Tunnel Marker within 24″ of it. If so, all units within 6″ of the Tunnel Marker suffer 2D6 hits with Strength 4 and Armour Penetration 1. Then remove the Tunnel Marker.

Favanite Powder

max 1 per Army

Immediately before attempting to cast a Learned Spell, the bearer may discard up to 2 Veil Tokens.
For each discarded Veil Token, the Caster gains a +1 Casting Modifier. In addition, if the bearer Miscasts, add a +1 Miscast Modifier for each discarded Veil Token.

Weapon Enchantments

Secrets of the Doom Blade

max 1 per Army (Foot only.) (Enchantment: Hand Weapon)

Standard Height models onlyWhile using this weapon, the wielder gains +1 Attack Value. Attacks made with this weapon gain Multiple Wounds (D6) and become Divine Attacks and their Strength is always set to 10 and their Armour Penetration is always set to 3. At the end of each friendly Movement Phase, if the wielder is not Engaged in Combat, it suffers 1 hit with Toxic Attacks. The wielder may not take any other Special Items.

Swarm Master

max 1 per Army (Enchantment: Close Combat Weapon)

Infantry models onlyWhile using this weapon, the wielder gains Grind Attacks (X), where X is the number of Full Ranks in the wielder's unit, up to a maximum of 10. These Grind Attacks are resolved with Strength 3 and Armour Penetration 1.

Rodentium Bullets

max 2 per Army (Enchantment: Pistol)

The weapon's range is set to 18". The weapon gains +2 Shots, +1 Armour Penetration, and Accurate.

Storm Rocket

max 1 per Army (Enchantment: Pistol)

Vermin Senators and Skorchit Alchemists onlyAim 2+. Range is set to 24″. The weapon gains Flaming Attacks, Volley Fire, and Mishap (Roll to Hit).
If the weapon hits, it causes D6 hits whose Strength is set to 5 and whose Armour Penetration is set to 2.

Banner enchantement

Sacred Aquila

max 1 per Army

The bearer and R&F models in the bearer's unit gain Battle Focus. Additionally, for each natural to-hit roll of '1' with a Close Combat Attack made by the bearer's unit, the bearer's unit suffers 1 hit with Strength 3 and Armour Penetration 0 in the same Initiative Step. This is considered a Special Attack.

Bell of the Deep Roads

max 2 per Army

The bearer's unit may start the game in Tunnel Reserve.
If the bearer is on the Battlefield, the owner may choose to roll for Ambush of units in Tunnel Reserve starting from the owner’s Player Turn 1 (but still at the end of step 2 of the Movement Phase Sequence), unless the owner has the first Player Turn.

Banner of Speed

max 3 per Army

A unit with one or more Banners of Speed gains +1″ Advance Rate and +2″ March Rate.

Stalker's Standard

max 3 per Army

The bearer’s unit gains Strider.

Aether Icon

max 3 per Army

The bearer gains Magic Resistance (1). If the unit contains a model with another instance of Magic Resistance, it increases that model’s Magic Resistance value by 1 instead.

Banner of Discipline

max 3 per Army

The bearer’s unit may reroll failed Panic Tests. If the Battle Standard Bearer or the General is part of the bearer’s unit, it automatically passes Panic Tests instead.

Flaming Standard

max 3 per Army

One use only. May be activated at the start of a Round of Combat or before shooting with the bearer’s unit.
The bearer’s unit gains Flaming Attacks. If activated when Engaged in Combat, the effect lasts until the bearer’s unit is no longer Engaged in Combat. If activated before shooting with the bearer’s unit, the effect lasts until the end of the phase.

Banner of the Relentless Company

max 3 per Army

One use only. May be activated during the owner’s Movement Phase. All Infantry models in the bearer’s unit always have March Rate 15″, until the end of the Player Turn. Only a single Banner of the Relentless Company may be activated during the same phase.

Legion Standard

max 3 per Army

A unit with one Legion Standard increases the maximum of its Rank Bonus by +1 (normally this means the unit can add up to 4 Full Ranks to its Combat Score). A unit with two or more Legion Standards increases the maximum of its Rank Bonus by +2 instead.

Racial Trait Spell

Casting Range Type Duration Effect
The Endless Swarm The range of this spell can be measured from the Caster or from the center of any friendly Tunnel Marker on the Battlefield.
The target’s number of Health Point losses that count towards Life is Cheap is increased by 4.
Mf 3+ 12" Augment Last one Turn
The range of this spell can be measured from the Caster or from the center of any friendly Tunnel Marker on the Battlefield.
The target’s number of Health Point losses that count towards Life is Cheap is increased by 4.

Army Organisation

Characters

Characters

(40% Max)

Core

Core

(25% Least)

Special

Special

(No Limit)

Tunnel Gunners

Tunnel Gunners

(30% Max)

Bread and Games

Bread and Games

(20% Max)

Characters
Characters

Ruinous Dictator

400pts
single model
Size:Gigantic
Type:Infantry
Base:75x75mm
Global Adv Mar Dis Model Rules
7" 14" 6
Defensive HP Def Res Arm
7 5 5 2
Offensive Att Off Str Ap Agi
Ruinous Dictator 4 5 5 4 8

Magic Options

Occultism

Occultism

Options

(1-1 per Army)

free
30 pts
30 pts
40 pts
35 pts
35 pts
50 pts
Characters

Bloodfur Legate

110pts
single model
Size:Standard
Type:Infantry
Base:20x20mm
Global Adv Mar Dis Model Rules
5" 10" 6
Defensive HP Def Res Arm
3 4 4 0
Offensive Att Off Str Ap Agi
Bloodfur Legate 4 5 4 1 6
Bloodfur Legate:

Options

(1-1 per Army)

free

(0-3 per Army)

60 pts

(0-1 per Army)

60 pts

(0-3 per Army)

50 pts

(0-3 per Army)

40 pts

(0-3 per Army)

40 pts

(0-2 per Army)

35 pts

(0-3 per Army)

35 pts

(0-3 per Army)

25 pts

(0-3 per Army)

10 pts

(0-3 per Army)

10 pts
up to 200 pts
10 pts
5 pts
5 pts
10 pts
10 pts

Mount Options

55 pts
270 pts
Characters

House Prefect

75pts
single model
Size:Standard
Type:Infantry
Base:20x20mm
Global Adv Mar Dis Model Rules
5" 10" 5
Defensive HP Def Res Arm
2 3 3 0
Offensive Att Off Str Ap Agi
House Prefect 2 4 3 0 4

Options

(1-1 per Army)

free

(0-2 Units per Army)

5 pts

(0-2 Units per Army)

20 pts

(0-2 Units per Army)

30 pts

(0-2 Units per Army)

30 pts
up to 75 pts

(0-18 per Army)

free

(0-9 per Army)

15 pts

(0-12 per Army)

25 pts

(0-9 per Army)

40 pts

Mount Options

55 pts
Characters

Swarm Priest

115pts
single model
Size:Standard
Type:Infantry
Base:20x20mm
Global Adv Mar Dis Model Rules
5" 10" 5
Defensive HP Def Res Arm
3 2 3 0
Offensive Att Off Str Ap Agi
Swarm Priest 1 2 3 0 4
Swarm Priest:

Magic Options

95 pts
Thaumaturgy

Thaumaturgy

Occultism

Occultism (no Caelysian Pantheon)

Witchcraft

Witchcraft (Caelysian Pantheon)

Options

(1-1 per Army)

free
free
15 pts
35 pts
up to 100 pts
5 pts

Mount Options

190 pts
free
45 pts
Characters

Duskblade Assassin

135pts
single model
0-3 Units/Army (Army Organisation)
Size:Standard
Type:Infantry
Base:20x20mm
Global Adv Mar Dis Model Rules
5" 10" 5
Defensive HP Def Res Arm
2 5 3 0
Offensive Att Off Str Ap Agi
Duskblade Assassin 2 5 4 3 8
Characters

Mount Praetorian Brute

single model
0-3 Units/Army (Army Organisation)
Size:Large
Type:Infantry
Base:40x40mm
Global Adv Mar Dis Model Rules
6" 12" C
Defensive HP Def Res Arm
3 C 5 C+1
Offensive Att Off Str Ap Agi
Praetorian Brute 4 3 5 2 4
Praetorian Brute:
Characters

Mount Triumphal Platform

single model
Size:Gigantic
Type:Construct
Base:80x80mm
Global Adv Mar Dis Model Rules
5" 10" C+1
Defensive HP Def Res Arm
8 1 5 4
Offensive Att Off Str Ap Agi
Praetorian Brute 4 3 5 2 4
Chassis 5 2
Characters

Mount Praetorian Palanquin

single model
0-3 Units/Army (Army Organisation)
Size:Large
Type:Infantry
Base:40x40mm
Global Adv Mar Dis Model Rules
6" 12" C
Defensive HP Def Res Arm
3 C 5 C
Offensive Att Off Str Ap Agi
Praetorian Palanquin 3 2 5 2 4
Praetorian Palanquin:
Core
Core

Vermin Velites

135pts + 5 pts/extra model
15-30 models
0-3 Units/Army (Army Organisation)
Size:Standard
Type:Infantry
Base:20x20mm
Global Adv Mar Dis Model Rules
5" 10" 5
Defensive HP Def Res Arm
1 2 2 0
Offensive Att Off Str Ap Agi
Vermin Velite 1 3 3 0 4

Command Group Options

10 pts
10 pts
25 pts
Core

Vermin Legionaries

180pts + 6 pts/extra model
25-60 models
Size:Standard
Type:Infantry
Base:20x20mm
Global Adv Mar Dis Model Rules
5" 10" 5
Defensive HP Def Res Arm
1 2 2 0
Offensive Att Off Str Ap Agi
Vermin Legionary 1 3 3 0 4
Vermin Legionary:

Options

free

Command Group Options

25 pts
no limit

(0-1 per Army)

60 pts

(0-3 per Army)

50 pts

(0-3 per Army)

40 pts

(0-3 per Army)

40 pts

(0-2 per Army)

35 pts

(0-3 per Army)

35 pts

(0-3 per Army)

25 pts

(0-3 per Army)

10 pts

(0-3 per Army)

10 pts
10 pts
10 pts
Core

Blackfur Veterans

230pts + 10 pts/extra model
25-50 models
0-120 Models/Army (Army Organisation)
Size:Standard
Type:Infantry
Base:20x20mm
Global Adv Mar Dis Model Rules
5" 10" 6
Defensive HP Def Res Arm
1 3 2 0
Offensive Att Off Str Ap Agi
Blackfur Veteran 1 4 3 0 5
Blackfur Veteran:

Options

(0-1 per Army)

free

Command Group Options

10 pts
10 pts
25 pts
no limit

(0-1 per Army)

60 pts

(0-3 per Army)

50 pts

(0-3 per Army)

40 pts

(0-3 per Army)

40 pts

(0-2 per Army)

35 pts

(0-3 per Army)

35 pts

(0-3 per Army)

25 pts

(0-3 per Army)

10 pts

(0-3 per Army)

10 pts
Special
Special

Plague Disciples

190pts + 9 pts/extra model
20-50 models
Size:Standard
Type:Infantry
Base:20x20mm
Global Adv Mar Dis Model Rules
5" 10" 5
Defensive HP Def Res Arm
1 2 3 0
Offensive Att Off Str Ap Agi
Plague Disciple 2 2 3 0 3
Plague Disciple:

Options

free
1 pts/mod.

Command Group Options

10 pts
10 pts
10 pts
no limit

(0-1 per Army)

60 pts

(0-3 per Army)

50 pts

(0-3 per Army)

40 pts

(0-3 per Army)

40 pts

(0-2 per Army)

35 pts

(0-3 per Army)

35 pts

(0-3 per Army)

25 pts

(0-3 per Army)

10 pts

(0-3 per Army)

10 pts
Special

Murmillo Brutes

230pts + 60 pts/extra model
3-9 models
0-3 Units/Army (Army Organisation)
0-24 Models/Army (Army Organisation)
Size:Large
Type:Infantry
Base:50x50mm
Global Adv Mar Dis Model Rules
6" 12" 6
Defensive HP Def Res Arm
3 4 5 0
Offensive Att Off Str Ap Agi
Murmillo Brute 3 3 5 2 4
Murmillo Brute:

Options

(0-18 per Army)

free
5 pts/mod.

(0-9 per Army)

10 pts/mod.

(0-9 per Army, 0-6 Models per Unit)

20 pts/mod.

(0-12 per Army)

20 pts/mod.

Command Group Options

10 pts
10 pts
25 pts
no limit

(0-1 per Army)

60 pts

(0-3 per Army)

50 pts

(0-3 per Army)

40 pts

(0-3 per Army)

40 pts

(0-2 per Army)

35 pts

(0-3 per Army)

35 pts

(0-3 per Army)

25 pts

(0-3 per Army)

10 pts

(0-3 per Army)

10 pts
Tunnel Gunners
Tunnel Gunners

Shadowfur Stalkers

135pts + 8 pts/extra model
10-15 models
0-30 Models/Army (Army Organisation)
Size:Standard
Type:Infantry
Base:20x20mm
Global Adv Mar Dis Model Rules
5" 10" 6
Defensive HP Def Res Arm
1 3 2 0
Offensive Att Off Str Ap Agi
Shadowfur Stalker 1 3 3 2 5
Shadowfur Stalker:

Options

(0-2 Units per Army)

free
1 pts/mod.

Command Group Options

10 pts
10 pts
Tunnel Gunners

Experimental Weapon Teams

120pts + 35 pts/extra model
3-6 models
0-3 Units/Army (Army Organisation)
Size:Standard
Type:Infantry
Base:25x50mm
Global Adv Mar Dis Model Rules
5" 8" 5
Defensive HP Def Res Arm
3 2 2 0
Offensive Att Off Str Ap Agi
Exp. Weapon Team 2 2 3 0 4
Exp. Weapon Team:

Options

(0-18 per Army)

free

(0-9 per Army)

15 pts/mod.

(0-12 per Army)

20 pts/mod.

(0-9 per Army)

35 pts/mod.
Tunnel Gunners

Vermin Artillery

180pts
single model
0-4 Units/Army (Army Organisation)
Size:Large
Type:Construct
Base:75mm round
Global Adv Mar Dis Model Rules
5" 5" 6
Defensive HP Def Res Arm
4 1 4 0
Offensive Att Off Str Ap Agi
Crew 3 3 3 0 4

Options

(0-3 Units per Army)

free

(0-2 Units per Army)

10 pts
Bread and Games
Bread and Games

Dreadmill Chariots

105pts + 90 pts/extra model
1-3 models
0-2 Units/Army (Army Organisation)
Size:Large
Type:Construct
Base:50x100mm
Global Adv Mar Dis Model Rules
7" 7" 6
Defensive HP Def Res Arm
3 2 4 3
Offensive Att Off Str Ap Agi
Dreadmill Driver 1 2 3 0 4
Chassis 5 2 4
Bread and Games

Verminous Giant

270pts
single model
0-3 Units/Army (Army Organisation)
Size:Gigantic
Type:Infantry
Base:50x75mm
Global Adv Mar Dis Model Rules
7" 14" 7
Defensive HP Def Res Arm
7 3 5 1
Offensive Att Off Str Ap Agi
Verminous Giant 5 3 5 2 3
Verminous Giant:

Options

25 pts
free
10 pts
30 pts