NEW BLOOD ANGELS – Codex & Rules Leak

By Rob Baer | December 8th, 2014 | Categories: Blood Angels, News / Rumors

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The dam has broken and there is no holding back the Sons of Sanguinius now! Checkout what has changed, and what has stayed the same!


Someone got their book early and is spilling the beans. Checkout the latest compilation of new Blood Angels rules confirmations by Iuchiban on Warseer!

Updated items in RED and italicized 

First the big stuff;

  • Death Company is now elite as DC dreadnought
  • Predator Baal is Heavy Support
  • Librarian Dreadnought is HQ
  • Mephiston is HQ and IC
  • Dante and Gabriel Seth are Lords of War
  • All units have now Furious Charge
  • Only troop choices are Tactical squads and scouts.
  • No new units. No Centurions and no talons.

Dante’s Axe is +2S, AP2, mastercraft and NOT unwieldy, and he’s Eternal Warrior

No terminator armour for DC. But there are good news, Jump packs are now only +3 points. On the other hand their WS has been downgraded to 4.

No squadrons for Dreads. “Standard” dreads are now Elite, Furiosos and DC dreads too. Librarian dreads are HQ.

Tactials As usual + new options. They can get anti-air missiles BTW. And no more Land Raider as dedicated transports for everybody, just for termies.

Vanguard Veterans cannot charge after Deep Strike

Special rules for Death Company: FC, Fearless, Relentless, FnP, Rage. They cannot reroll to wound if chaplain in the unit. Only Astorath gives them this ability.

Sanguinor pretty the same but: gets only 4++, re-rolls to hit and wound in challenges

Sanguinary Priests costs about the same as a Wyvern, are HQ, and units they joins get +1WS and FnP. The are IC btw.


Warlord traits

1. Warlod gets Rampage
2. Warlord gets +1 I
3. One warlord’s weapong gets mastercrafted
4. Warlord gets Adamantium will
5. Warlord gets Descent of the Angles (Dante’s trait)
6. 12″ fearless bubble

Psychic powers are:

Primaris: Blessing. +D3 to A and I to psyker or target character at 12″
1. Malediction. Target unit at 12″ takes a Moral test with -2
2. Blessing. Target unit at 18″ gets Rage. If they had already that rule, they get +1A instead
3. Blessing. Psyker and his unit get 5++
4. Focussed witch fire. Target makes 2 T tests. Take one W for each failed test. If targed dies, place 5″ blast with S4 and AP5.
5. Beam.12″ S8, AP1 Lance
6″Blessing. Target infantry unit, moves 12″ in the psychic phase. No charging after this movement.

Vehicle Type Fast vehicles are:
Rhinos, Razorbacks and Baal Predators. Standard Predators can buy the Fast upgrade.

Mandatory 1 HQ, 1 Elite, 2 Troops
Optional: as usual, but 3 additional Elite (Total 4)
Special rule: +1I when charging, all the army, any turn always on?

I see in the pictures of the codex there is nothing coming after the termie kit. Librarian is separate from the kit.

About the Author: Rob Baer

Virginia Restless, Miniature Painter & Cat Dad. I blame LEGOs. There was something about those little-colored blocks that started it all... Twitter @catdaddymbg
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