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Death Guard New Unit Datasheets & Rules

By James Rodriguez | September 10th, 2017 | Categories: Death Guard, News / Rumors, Warhammer 40k

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With the Death Guard Codex and Mortarion model now available to pre-order, let’s take a look at some of the datasheets and stats for the Death Guard!

Today we’re getting a preview look at datasheets and stats for new and old Death Guard units and Nurgle demons. There is a lot to go over so, for now, we will cover the new units that the Death Guard Codex is bringing to the table!Tallyman

Tallyman is a single model unit that costs 60 points, moves 5″, BS/WS 5, Strength 4, Toughness 5, 4 Wounds, 3 Attacks, Leadership 8, and has a 3+ Save. This model is equipped with a Plasma Pistol, Blight Grenades, and Krak Grenades. Festering Zealot is an ability that allows friendly Death Guard units within 7″ to re-roll failed hit rolls.

Seven Fold Chant lets you roll 2D6 every time you use a Stratagem, on a roll of a 7 you get the Command Points back.

Foul Blighspawn

The Foul Blightspawn is a single model unit that costs 77 points, moves 5″, WS/BS 3+, Strength 4, Toughness 5, 3 Attacks, 4 wounds, Leadership 8, 3+ save.

This unit is equipped Plaguesprayer which has a 9″ range, D6 Attacks, 2D6 Strength, AP -3, 3 Damage, and it’s Plague Weapon.

Biologus Putrifier

The Bilogus Putrifier is a single model unit costing 74 pts. It has Movement 5″, WS/BS 3+, Strength 4, Toughness 5, 4 Wounds, 3 Attacks, Leadership 8, and a 3+ Save.

This unit is quipped with an Injector Pistol, Hyper Blight Grenades, and a Plague Knife. Injector pistol has a 3″ range, Pistol 1, Strength 4, AP -1, it does D6 Damage, 1 Damage against vehicles, and it’s a plague weapon. Hyper Blight Grenade has a 6″ range, Grenade D6, Strength 4, AP 0, 2 Damage, each wound roll of a 6 inflicts a mortal wound in addition to any other damage.

Deathshroud Terminators are 50 points a model. Each unit consits of 3 models, and each model is equipped with a Plaguespurt Gauntlet (8pts) and a Manreaper (17pts). They are Strength 5, Toughness 5, 2 Wounds, 3 Attacks, the Deathsroud Champion gets 4 Attacks, 2+ Save, and a 4+ Invulnerable Save. You must half dice results when determining how far they advance, but they do have the Teleport Strike ability to help you get them into battle faster.

The Plaguespurt Gauntlet is a plague weapon that automatically hits its target with Strength 3, AP 0, and does D6 Damage. Their Manreaper is Strength +3, -3 AP, does D3 Damage, and it’s a plague weapon.

They also have the ability to have wounds allocated to them from friendly Death Guard with 7″ on a 2+

The Plague Surgeon is a single model unit. It comes equipped with a Bolt Pistol, Bale Sword, Blight Grenades, and Krak Grenades., and allows you to re-roll 1’s for you disgusting resilient saves.

Blightlord Terminators are 38 points a model, wargear not included, and there’s five models in a unit. They can be quipped with a Blight Launcher which has a 24″ range, Assault 2, S6, AP -2, D3, Plague Weapon. They also have access to the Plague Spewer, Bale Sword, and Bubonic Axe.

We are seeing a ton of new units coming out of the Death Guard Codex, and so far we’re not disappointed. The Death Guard are looking even more deadly with every update we get, and we’re far from done.

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Check back in with us later when we reveal even more new units and their rules.

What do you think about the new Death Guard units? Are the Deathshroud Terminators too slow to get into battle before the day? We’d like to hear what you have to say, drop us a comment and let us know your thoughts.

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About the Author: James Rodriguez

I'm a huge fan of anything tabletop. I play strictly Chaos in Warhammer, and Imperial in anything Star Wars. I spent 8 years in the military. Now I'm happy to be a civilian working with a great group of people. "We are all tyrants. Do not fool yourself. We were bred for nothing else." -Mortarion
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