|Necrus IV Tombworld|
The world, viewed from it's second moon, Cytronius.
Solar (Outer reaches, bordering Ultima)
Notable traits of inhabitants:
Intelligence and reaction times that rival even eldar, aura of fear.
None living, Necron population estimated to exceed 1 million.
Necrons, 50px Karnahkom Dynasty
Lord Secundus Horaphis R'a, Master of the Harvest Sethus K'taran, Supreme Pariah Nephetubis Karnahkom
- For the Codex version of this article, see CODEX: NECRONS - Necrus IV Tombworld.
- "The time is at end for the souls of the living masses, for now begins the dawn of the Red Harvest. None can withstand us in our glorious crusade through the stars - none can withstand the momentous grasp of eternity!"
The Necrus Four Tombworld, located within a planet of the same name in the Necrus system, is an dangerously lethal necron tombworld.
It isn't like most tombworlds encountered in the past by any race, unlike others of it's kind, this tombworld still houses all the machines capable of reproducing the necron's technology, from weapon factories to vehicle plants, to even the machines capable of building monoliths and entire necron ships.
Not only do the necron inhabitants retain the fantastic knowledge previously thought to have been turned into but dust in the wind. Even the lowest warrior retains their full knowledge, and deep burining hate, from the past.
This, plus the already gigantuan power of Necrontyr technology, is a monumental threat to not just the galaxy, but possibly the entire universe.
These necrons are now launching crusades, supported by old necron technology plus their tactics learned over many milennia of warfare, and ever gaining momentum by the progress of new inventions and weapons, rapidly becoming ever more deadly. They pose a momentus threat to any form of peace, life or ever bare hope in the galaxy.
The Necrons of this Tombworld, unlike most necrons, seemingly posess much faster reaction times than others of their kind, and every single necron of this tombworld posess tremendous combat skills, unmatched by all save only the most gifted, even a single warrior can be a major threat to entire populations of cities.
Their endless hate for the living is so vast in fact that they create a shocking effect if one were to glance into their eyes, they treat all living the same as a man would treat an ant under his boot, seeing the living them as only as food for the C'tan, and at highest, slaves. The mere presence of a small detachment causes a dreadful fear to overtake anything with a soul, causing them to run or to go insane, but it is major invasions from this tombworld that have the most terrible effect, the deepest depths of hate causing shifts in the material universe, causing mirrored, time-warping effects at completley different parts of the universe.
After their second, major awakening, the Necrons have launched an endless tide of crusades against the living, their endless number spreading out across the stars, incinerating every trace of life they find, and leaving only the echoes of a thousand screams. Among the many dark and sadistic plans that revolve around their heads, most importantly they plan to set a course towards the eye of terror, and to seal it off from the material realm, rendering psykers useless.
Though a man may try to ecape from the enclosing maw of the tombworld, he will be nothing but hopeless, for freedom against the Armies of the Star Gods is impossible.
Gift of intelligence - The blessing of the Star GodsEdit
Most necrons are simply husks of their former selves and intelligence, being strong in firepower, but slow in reaction time and tactics. Much of which is used to the advantage of apposing races.
After the conciousnesses of a few million necrons from other tombworlds were placed within the necrodermis shells, the C'tan came across the realisation that their slow actions will be taken advantage of by the foolish living. Knowing that there must be no flaw in their plan to enslave the galaxy, they transferred the souls of this such Tombworld (and a few, mentionable others) with great percision and concentration, sacrificing speed of transferrence for quality. This resulted in the remained full intelligence of the world's knowledge.
Now the necrons can not only outsmart the living themeselves with their milennia of knowledge, but they can even further perfect the machines and weapons to be used against their foes.
The fantastic knowledge of the Necrontyr can be used in full force rather than being just a shadow of power that just manages to even keep itself together with the advantage of past tech that was lost.
This world's history begin uncountable years ago when first ancestors of the Eldar were crawling from the seas,when the galaxy was still young, and during the war in heaven when the Old Ones battled for millenea against the Necrons.
During the cataclysmic wars, This Planet was discovered by Arkhtyr R'a himself during a scouting mission into the Old Ones territory. It is said that as he set foot on his future domain, seeing its strategic location, he left a single Necrystal on the ground, claiming "I will be back to retrieve it when we win this war".
This explains the fact that the crystal is not indegiounous to this planet, and yet it thrives.
After the War with the Old ones, Arkhtyr's fleet returned as promised. This planet is beleived to be the first planet to be colinised after that war.
The home planet of the necrons was destroyed, the necron race spread out across their galaxy, quickly colinising worlds before the Enslavers reached them.
With the impossibilities of necron technology, the planet's core was neutralised to solidified rock, ceasing tectonic movement, and mass colinisation began. Unlike most tombworlds, the Necron inhabitants did not colinise under the planets surface, it is believed Arkhtyr R'a knew that such a feat would only be a waste of what little time they had left.
Eventually, virtually the entire surface was covered with towering black structures; factories, stasis tombs, hangers, spaceports, and other structures suitable for housing an entire planet's population for millions of years, and then launching a great crusade.
The First AwakeningEdit
Many milennea after the necrons lay to rest in their stasis tombs, a large Eldar scouting force of a certian Craftworld had set foot on this world. The Farseer with them collapsed onto his knees, sensing an overwhelming force of future evil and endless carnage. The eldar ventured into the depths of the Tomb, eager to end this threat, but they never returned.
Unknown to the galaxy, the last moments of this force was their atempt to destroy the power generator in the planet's core, keeping the necrons alive, but before explosive charges could be set down, the necrons arose, completley surrounding the eldar, and destroying them in a tide of gauss fire.
This encounter, strangley enough, occured at exactly the same time of the wars known as "World War two" on Terra, the Eldar farseer's death occured at exactly the same time the the resistance's leader, named Adolf Hitler, took his own life. It is beleved the psychic scream of the farseer's death manifested itself deep in the emotions of this human.
The Second AwakeningEdit
At exactly 000.M42, the Necrons of this tombworld awoke. This is the first major awakening, the entire forces of this world have stirred from their endless slumber. The entire planet is shifting as the necrons below rise, sudden polar disruptions and tectonic shifts have created apocalyptic earthquakes, even though the planet has no tectonics.
The massive black cliffs have cracked and the rock fell to the ground, standing in their place are towering tombs, strangely not affected by the chaos around them, the ground has buckled and raptured, revealing bottomless abysses and opening the stasis tombs to the surface. The stars in the skies dissapeared one by one, while the atmosphere filled with unaturally dark, swirling clouds while massive electrical storms and acid rain pour onto the sand and unearthly winds whip it up again.
The first Necron to reach the surface was the Necron Lord of the Tombworld. A massive, sickly green beam of unimaginable force erupted from the spire of an energy pyramid on the Northern pole, the soul light from endless past crusades, and Arkhtyr R'a the lord of the Tombworld, awoke. He strode though the gigantuan entrance to his tomb, his silvered joints carrying him across the rubble, its burning, soulless eyes scanning the landscape. With a gesture, a cyclone of raw energy surrounded its body, and an ancient Warscythe erupted from the depths of the world and found it's place in the lords right hand.
The lord rose the staff into the air, calling the C'tan to aid in their purge of the galaxy, and in its left hand activated a Resurrection Orb, after the orb materialized, the Lord smashed it into the ground, and the scourge of Necrons made their way to the surface.
The Imperium of Man was the first race detect the the awakening, and the sent the first four companies of the Sons of Thor Chapter were sent to end the Xenos's advance.
They were never heard of again.
There is no recount of the battle, the only record is this transmission sent by the a Brother-Marine of the 3rd squad of the Second Company...
+++ BEGIN VOX CAST +++
+++1305hrs- "Xenos sighted" (Identified as the voice of the Sergeant)+++
+++1306hrs- (muffled voices, becomes clearer) ....that alien wont stay down!" (Unknown speaker)+++
+++1308hrs- "Strik down you Xenos filth with the Thunder of Thor!" (Unknown speaker)... (screams of terror heard in background)+++
+++1308hrs to 1311hrs- No transmission received.+++
..."I am Brother marine Thorjen Kar'x of the Second company! I am the lone survivor of my squad and hopefully not my chapter!... Massive arachnoid titans have obliterated the land raiders and melted our last terminators!"
+++1312hrs- "If anyone can hear this, i am speaking via a working vox set.. identified as Sergeant Ak'tun's set.. Ak'tun Borrash of the Second company!".....
..."The xenos are everywhere! even their standard troop's weapons can liquefy the most solid Adamantium!....
Their gene seeds have not been collected... our chapter.. has failed...Thor.. LORD THOR... protect me!! ....I will not die a coward, I will fight to the end in your name!"
......"FOR THE MIGHTY THOR!!!" (horrible screams heard but drowned out by the sound of gauss-fire and explosions)+++
+++- END VOX CAST-+++
(Thor is reckognised as their name for the Emperor)
What is eerie about this evidence is that, if reversed and put at a very high volume, at the periods between 1308hrs to 1311hrs, echoing words can be heard, repeating in Necrontyr, the phrases:
"Nec'ghor Arkh Nec Phi'tyr'us Ereush C'or'ush Ar'Ar'orus Kar'urash Orus Nesh.... Nec'Akhphis"
Translated into high gothic, reads.
"Fight, beat and strike down all enemy you see, fight for your corpse god even until your last breath. But it is the unseen that will be your undoing.... for you cannot fight against eternity"
The Necrus System Edit
There are seven planets in the Necrus system, and nearly all of them have been used for the necron's benifit.
- Necrus Prime is a small and insignificant world, which now houses giant solar energy harvesters.
- Necrus Secundus had remained largely untouched until M42, now it serves as a training ground and prison world for captured slaves. A planet is the perfect prison, if the immates were to escape their cells, they can only look up into the starry sky.
- Necrus III is a fortress world, and is the headquarters of the second-in charge necron lord.
- Necrus IV is the main tombworld, orbiting around it are two moons the largest, Oranus, acts as a defence platform, and the second, Cytronius, is largely unused, but it is rumoured to house the stasis tomb of the C'tan God, the Outsider.
- Necrus V is a large rocky planet, surrounded by several moons similair in size than to the mother planet is. Being rich in minerals such as Necrontium, this planet serves as a mining ground.
- Necrus VI is a gas giant, but the atmosphere is abundant in a gas that is used for enegising Necrodermis. Its moons are outposts, and storage areas for the gas harvested.
- Necrus VII is a medium-sized, barren planet, virtually empty and has no life. It houses only a few outposts and radar stations that scan for incoming enemy ships.
Appearance EditThe Necrons of the Tombworld appear in the colours Gunmetal Grey and Dark bronze, with their spines and chest symbol being bright green. Their weapons are Dark green with light bronze and silver attachments.
Important necrons have gold and bright green add-ons as symbols of achivement. The add-ons are sometimes not always permanently worn by the necron.
Green items are used as a method of identification, these colourations are built into the armour of the necron.
- Green trim- Usually dictates that the necron has come from the deeper parts of the Tomb, the green trim is sensitive to energy beacons, which serves the same purpose of the necron's spines, (Drawing energy for their weapons) making them very powerful
- Green armour plating- Indicates that the necron is a Pariah, these plates increase the Pariah's anti-psychic abilities.
Metallic items are a system of promotion and rank. Can be acheived in any order: (Though silver versions must be earned before gold)
- Silver mask- the necron has specialized in close combat
- Silver Trim - The Necron has pleased Arkhtyr R'a personally, and has earned the right to become an elite.
- Gold mask - the necron has specialized in weapons, and so usually seen carrying a specialized weapon.
- Gold shoulder pads- the necron is very experienced and can lead squads of lesser-ranked warriors.
- Gold trim- the necron has performed many amazing feats (E.g beheading an inquisitor lord-etc) and survived.
- Gold breastplate (Carapace)- the necron has proved himself worthy of the tomb. Achived twice It may become a lord if it wishes.
- Blue Trim (On the gold plating)- indicates that the gold honours have been achieved for a second time.
Arkhtyr R'a and Horaphis R'a are examples of high ranking necron officials who have earned all honors.
The Necrontyr's transference from cursed, flesh covered into bodies of living metal, had caused them to lose a lot of their original selves, and so the knowledge of how to recreate the miraculous technologies from aeons ago has been lost.
Few tombworld harbor the machines to recreate the technology and even fewer know how to use them. Because of the c'tan's special care in transferring their conciousness', the average necron from this world is far more intelligent then those past encountered of other planets. As of this knowledge, these necrons can manufacture the terribly powerful gauss weapons, build the destructive vehicles known as the monoliths, and invent new technologies to harvest the teeming species of the galaxy.
Sightings of new necron classes have been reported by several races from the tombworld's latest battles.
The Classes include the Tombkeeper, an Immortal with heavy armour and equipped with devastating weapons (Basically necron terminators, with the 2+ amour save), the Raider, which is a warrior with its legs replaced with a wraith's tail (allowing it to hover) and armed with a Tombscythe, and the Tomb Scorpyon, which is a scorpion- like artificial construct intended as a squad disruptor and melee weapon rather than to repair damaged necrons.
Also seen are new war machines and titians that dominate the landscapes, their firepower unmatched, and they bring swift death to their opponents.
One of the most identifiable ones is the Tomb Guardian, a gigantic destroyer-like titan, almost 20 stories high. The are equipped with tri-linked pylons and power matrixes attached to massive particle accellerators and power boosters, making them ever more deadly.
Also seen are grav-tanks of varying classes, known as prism tanks, they vary from light, anti-infantry tanks to heavy artillery. They appear as hovering, triangular pyramid shaped, featureless blocks.
Existing war machines are now being widely used, turrets such as the Pylon, titans such as the arachinoid Tomb Stalker, and the heavily altered, and much more deadly, Doomsday Monoliths.
The Tombworld has also created many new kinds of weapons and wargear. Some of which is being used by other tombworlds.
Gauss Harvester- A three-barreled variant of the gauss blaster
Heavy Gauss flayer- a gauss flayer with two particle acceleration chambers instead of one, making it fire longer distances and able to recover from shots at a faster rate.
Particle Flamer- A flamethrower like weapon that showers oppenents in particles travelling at the speed of light, devastating against flesh and has a limited effectivness against armour.
Heavy Gauss Blaster- a gauss blaster with two additional particle accelleration chambers added to the barrels, making it fire much longer distances.
Holocannon- A dangerous weapon that fires a phased- out beam of energy, when it fully passes through a target, materializes, making it devastating against all opponents. Used instead of Heavy Gauss Cannons on most Heavy Destroyers.
Tombscythe- A staff with a particle projector at the end, and a large, scythe-like, fractial edged blade on one end, which is equavilent to a power weapon. is very similar to a Staff of light, but is more used for swinging in arcs rather than like a spear.
War Carapace- Heavy Armour equippable by a necron lord, making the user alble to withstand tremendous punishment and shake off the heaviest payload. This confers the lord a 2+ armour save.
Staff of Darkness
A Staff of light using warscythe technology in the blades, making any armour it is directed against useless.
Blade of the C'tan
An extremeley powerful artefact, the weilder can summon small amounts of the C'tans power and use it to blow up his foes as if they were made of clay and to casue seismic tremours enough to create volcanoes.
Supreme Blade of the C'tan
The Most powerful artefact that in the necron's armoury, weilded only by the Lord Primus, this staff allows the user to summon up large amounts of the C'tans power, strong enough to explode entire continents by itslef, but used by an already powerful lord, this device is a force to be reckoned with.
Each class of necron in the tombworld has a specific rank, their system is organised like a pyramid, virtually every class helps the ones above, and is helped by the lower ones: The following is a list of the current, and now eternal, bearers of the titles:
---Supreme Leaders- The C'tan, notably the Nightbringer and the Void Dragon.
---Lord Primus- Arkhtyr R'a, Kown as The Beacon of terror, destroyer of hope, was originally the strongest in a council of thirteen, the thirteen highest on the Necrontyr homeworld, his word can bring civilisations to heel and reduce systems to dust, and if his word is not followed.. could easily do it himself.
Entire populations mourn in his presence, taking their own lives so that they no longer suffer, and those strong enough the challenge him, find their material bodies crushed and shattered, and their souls consumed for the endless hunger of the c'tan. His name means "Lord of the harvest" or "lord of rapture".
---Lord Secundus- Horaphis R'a (also the Master of Monoliths and Titans),Known as The burning eagle of fear, a tactical genius, was the Commander in cheif of the Necrontyr homeworld's military. Renowned military leaders that have outsmarted even tyranid hive tyrants have found themselves quickly overtaken by Horaphis's genius.
---(Same ranks) Master or the harvest and Supreme Pariah - Techno Mage Master
Sethus K'taran, the Master of the Harvest (and the Immortal, Tombkeeper and Destroyer Master), with the word of Horaphis, Sethus directs the armies of the tombworld to harvest the living. Appears as a lord, but is actually an Immortal.
Nephetubis, Supreme Pariah, which also is the Master of Techno Mages (Secifically Pariahs (aka Techno Mages), and artificial intelligence) The eternal guardiun of Arkhtyr R'a, he directs the artificial intelligence and the pariahs to bring fourth the galaxy's destruction. Is a heavily upgraded Pariah.
---(Same ranks) Warrior Master, Wraith Master, and the Master Tomb Spyders
Ar'naran, the Warrior and Raider Master, his achivements and leadership have proved that warriors are just as capable as Immortals. An elite warrior, and accompanied by a "pet" Scarab, named Ptah'rus, which has many a time burrowed off the head of an enemy Captain. Is a warrior that could be mistaken as an immortal at a distance because of his honours.
Nys'path'Ran, the Wraith, and Flayed One Master, a complete pychopath and master of murder, he takes great pleasure in taking the lives of his opponents, touturing them to death. His antics are likened to that of a Dark Eldar, but he does not grant the mercy of taking slaves as they do. He is a heavily upgraded wraith, with about three times the number of touture equipment than that of a regluar wraith.
The four Master Tomb spyders, these tomb spyders are very intelligent and have very powerful repair systems, they not only repair necron machinery, but help invent new technologies.They are tomb spyders with a gold carapace and usually dont equip particle projectors as weapons.
These warriors are like the veteran sergeants of the imperial guard, they are adorned with gold honours and take up the positions of more anvanced positions, such as Snipers, Saboteurs and Etc.
---(Same ranks) Wraiths and Tomb Spyders
The Melee masters of the necron force. Wraiths pass intangibly through terrain to deliver pain to enemies, and Tomb Spyders repair damaged necrons.
---(same ranks) Warriors and Flayed Ones
The staple soldiers of the necron force, warriors forming the bulk of the tombworld's army, and Flayed Ones are warriors driven insane from their ageless imprisonment, and therefore their guns have been removed and their fingers relplaced with foot-long scalpels.
Below them are Attack Scarabs, Builder Scarabs and microscopic repair spyders.
Though, like all necrons, they loathe all living, there are a few of the galaxy's inhabitants that hold a special place in the necron's extermination list, due to past experiences.
Arldu-Loc Craftworld- The most hated of the living, creations of the old ones with the knowledge of how to destroy this tombworld's inhabitants permanatly.
Most notable Battles.Edit
After their first war, the Red Harvest Crusade is now picking up momentum. With titanic wars being held on all borders of their already large empire.
The First Battle-
The first four companies of the Sons of Thor chapter are sent to neutralize the tombworld's awakening in an annihilation mission, and are entirely destroyed.
War with Waaagh! Killaklaw-
The Lurus Skirmish: The first recorded attack of other species of the galaxy was on the Planet Lurus of the Gorrhu system. Both a small detatchment of the Necrons (mostly warriors) and a small (in ork standards) detatchment of a waaagh!, collided in a violent battle. As the sun rose more and more ork boyz died by gauss fire, their skins flaying into atoms. A band of nobs attacked a Pariah squad, leaving two dead, a heavy destroyer tried to shoot them but missed, then the pariahs swung their deadly warscythes in wide arcs and sliced the orks into halves with ease. Eventally most of the orks were killed and the remaninig few retreated, since their warboss wasn't present to rally them.
The Battle for Gorrhunus: The largest planet of the Gorrhu system (and the waaagh!'s base of operations) was then attacked by the necron advance, a necron raiding party including warriors, destroyers, pariahs and Lord Secundus Horaphis R'a himself. Even though horribly outnumbered, Horaphis' tactical genius prevailed and they crushed them. An ork trukk was the first to attack, it rammed into a warrior squad, and as it drove into the distance, most of them rose back to life again.
Horaphis R'a and his personal pariah bodyguards were attacked by Warboss Killaklaw himself, clad in power armour, he proved to be a powerful opponent to them in close combat (being that their disruption feilds only worked on vehicles), but Horaphis had no reason to re-strategise, his bodyguard's gauss blasters peeled away layers of his armour and wounding him, KillaKlaw, who was obiously furious, charged towards them, but his power klaw proved usless agains their necrodermis skin. Then, if Horaphis could smile, he would of been while his and his pariahs warscythes chopped the warboss until he was nothing more than bloodied sacks of bone and metal.
The destroyer known as Anu'bys had proved himself to be a chillingly good marksman during the battle, and was premoted with a the gold mask and gold trim honours.
Clash of the Crusades
The first major battle had begun, Abbadon the Despoiler's Thirteenth crusade had clashed with Arkhtyr R'a's Red Harvest in an apocalyptic battle, Ships were hammering eachother in space, while wars were being held on large asteroids and orphan worlds.On one such deserted planet, the leaders of both crusades came face-to-face.
To the necron side, a massive phalanx of warriors and destroyers ponderously advanced, both Horaphis and Arkhtyr were present at the battle, both guiding the force fouth.
Abbadon's twisted and decaying face crinkled as he smiled, as he said to himself, "These rusted and misguided lumps of metal.. (laughs)... even my simplest tactic will fool them"
But he wasn't aware this tombworld was very different from the many others he encounted, he was suddenly surrounded by a squad of flayed ones, the murderous psychopaths rose from the earth and ravenously clawed at him, hungry for flesh, he casually swung his Deamon Sword and killed them, but, its soul flaying ability was useless, half on the rose back up again, and ever more flayed ones stepped into the empty places.
While Abbadon was occupied with others that shared his personality, his defiler was completly wrecked by heavy gauss fire, a squad of destroyers skimmed through a crumbling tower and cut down a charging squad of khorne bezerkers. The battle seemed in the necron's favour until one of the traitor primarch Angrons's ex-ship captains, Khârn the betrayer, attacked a squad of warriors, with his chainaxe and plasma pistol he killed the entire squad, even though being showered in gauss lightning and his flesh being torn off, he never stumbled a step. The pile of metal wreckage that once was the warriors didn't piece back together this time though, but instead phased out into an eerie, black mist, before dissapearing completely.
Khârn continued to cut down the ranks of warriors, and Abbadon had finished his battle with the flayed ones, more and more necrons were struggling to hold them back.
But then, the future victory fell back into necron hands, Horaphis R'a glanced ad Arkhtyr, nodded, and then Arkhtyr rose his staff into the air, suddenly a typhoon of sickly green electricity spun around, forming two tornadoes, then twin monoliths phased into the centre of the vortexes, when fully materialised discharged thick bolts of deadly lightining, melting terminators as if they were made if wax, and teleporting specialised, elite warriors and immortals to their front portals.
Abbadon sensed defeat as he scanned the battlefeild, more and more of his marines were getting slaughtered, a rare sight in all his years of bloody carnage, Khârn had finally fallen, and his unconsious body taken away by surviving chaos marines. With all his summoned daemons returned to the warp, and all of his preadator tanks gone, Abbadon chose to surrender, and he and the rest of his crusade teleported back to the eye of terror.
Cleansing of the Arzanxus system
The destruction of Ferrax: Now the necrons were about to face an alien threat unlike no other on the jungle world of Ferrax; The necron's utter opposites, the tyranids of Hive Fleet Larinthus. The necrons were humanoid, completely metal, and hated psychic power, while the tyranids were insectoid, used only living material made from chitin and other bioengineering, and focussed mainly on psychic commanding and attacks.
The battle raged in the thick swampy area in the south-eastern hemisphere, the tyranids chose to start collecting biomass where the largest amount of life could be found.
Suddenly, Arkhtyr R'as entire stike force teleported onto the surface, and took the insects by surprise. Hive fleet Larinthus was not a weak fleet, it proved itelf to be a worthy
opponent, all of them clad in biomorphs and their exoskeletons reinfoced. Endless swarms of gaunts overwhelmed the force backed up by warriors and genestealers, while lumbering carnifexes provided heavy support, and several trygons loomed in the distance.
The necrons surrounded the tyranids, and in a matter of a few short hours, wiped out the hive fleet completley.
Attack against the Kor'tael Sept
Another notable battle is with the Kor'tael Sept in the Tau empire. The Sept should of been crushed if it weren't for the protection of the Oresh'uan Sept
Below are Profiles for the Characters and new warriors of the tombworld if players of Warhammer 40,000 were to collect this tombworld.
All page numbers are referenced to the 4th edition necron codex, and may be prone to errors when fighting other 5th ed armies.
SPECIAL Characters (Only one of each choice may be chosen).
SPECIAL: Arkhtyr R'a- 200 points
Weapons: Supreme Blade of the C'tan (Warscythe with built-in gauss cannon)
Options: Arkhtyr is a Necron lord and therefore may take up to 100 points worth of wargear from the Necron Wargear Section of the Armoury.
Character: Arkhtyr is an independent character.
Fearless: Arkhtyr is assumed to pass all morale tests, even if faliure is normally automatic, and cannot be pinned.
Necron: Arkhtyr follows all the Necron rules on page 13.
Deathless: Arkhtyr may retry failed "we'll be back" rolls, but instead of a 4+, on a 5+.
Eternal Warrior: Arkhtyr is immune the the effects of the Instant Death rule.
Relentless: Arkhtyr may move and still be able to shoot with his weapons at full capacity.
Arcane Power: Arkhtyr has the power to shatter systems and destroy entire civilisations.
During the assault phase roll a D6, if it is not a one may chose one of the following powers instead of assulting normally, if a one is rolled intead is left with 4 toughness until the end of the phase:
- Reality Warp: Arkhtyr rips the fabric of space-time, creating a gravitic shift that can be likened to a black hole. Using a large blast template, and roll to scatter, but any rolls of a "hit" still count as being scattered using the small arrow on the hit symbol.
Range: 70" Strength: 6+D6 (Cannot exceed 10) AP: D6
- Energy Nova: 'Every enemy model on the battlefeild within line of sight get hit with a 'S:2 ''AP:2 attack.
- Solar Surge: Any Model within 24" will be pinned, but with only 5 leadership (unless it would normall be less than that)
The following is an Elites choice, but if they start the game attached to a squad of troops, counts as a Troops choice.
SPECIAL: Horaphis R'a- 130 points
Weapons: Staff of Darkness (Staff of light with gauss rules for shooting)
Options: Horaphis is a Necron lord and therefore may take up to 100 points worth of wargear from the Necron Wargear Section of the Armoury. He may also upgrade his Staff of Darkness to a Blade of the C'tan (Warscythe with built-in gauss blaster) for a further 20 points.
Character: Horaphis is an independent character.
Fearless: Horaphis is assumed to pass all morale tests, even if faliure is normally automatic, and cannot be pinned.
Necron: Horaphis follows all the Necron rules on page 13.
Deathless: Horaphis may retry failed "we'll be back" rolls, but instead of a 4+, on a 5+.
Relentless: Horaphis may move and still be able to shoot with his weapons at full capacity.
Tactical Genius: Horaphis, and any squad he is attached has the move through cover special rule, and may infiltrate. They also have the Misdirect ability (Same of the Deceiver)
Any friendly model within line of sight may re-roll failed leadership tests, and any squad he is attached to gain a 1+ ballistic skill and weapon skill bonus.
Stealth: Horaphis and any squad he is attached to have 1+ added to their cover saves.
SPECIAL: Nephetubis- 50 points
Weapons: Warscythe with built-in gauss blaster
Character: Nephetubis takes the role of a regular Pariah, he follows all the pariah rules, plus the following:
Independent character: Nephetubis is an independent character, but can only join a necron lord or a squad of pariahs (or both).
Psychic immunity: Nephetubis has the pariah gene in his DNA, and is immune to all psychic attacks and force weapons. Chaos daemons, and any other kind of daemon must roll 2D6 and multiply the result by 3 to see if they can see him, as if the night fighting rules are in play.
SPECIAL: Sethus K'taran- 50 points
Weapons: Gauss Blaster
Options: Sethus may exchange his gauss blaster for a staff of light for 10 extra points. He may also take up to 30 points worth of wargear from the necron armoury.
0-2 Tombkeepers- 32 points per model
Weapons: Gauss Blaster
Options: May have disruption feilds at 2+ points per model.
Necron: Follows the necron special rules on page 13
Energy feild: The Tombkeepers have a 5+ invulnerable save
0-2 Elite Warriors - 22 points per model
Weapons: Gauss Flayer
Options: May have disruption feilds at 2+ points per model
Necron: Elite Warriors follow the necron rules on page 13.
Energy Feild: The warriors have a 5+ invulnerable save.