Enemy units within 6" of a Vortex Fiend are affected by Fear as if they were in base contact. Friendly units within 6" of a Vortex Fiend are immune to Fear.
Friendly Wizards within 24" of a Vortex Fiend may cast spells with the Type: Damage through this model. When using this ability, the spell range is measured using the Vortex Fiend model using its forward arc and Line of sight. Wizards may cast spells with the Type: Missile through a Vortex Fiend even when Engaged in Combat as long as the Vortex Fiend isn’t. If a spell cast through a Vortex Fiend causes a Miscast, the casting Wizard rolls on the Miscast Table as normal and the Vortex Fiend suffers 1 Strength MDU+2 hit.