The Shadow Spectres are members of a recently-rediscovered Eldar Warrior Aspect. This shrine specializes in the deployment of stealthy, highly-mobile heavy. Alaitoc would be -2 to hit, good movement, decent guns. Why not?. So I’ve been tempted by the Shadow Spectres mainly due to the models being cool.
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The injury caused shards of the C’Tan ‘s being to migrate into the psyche of all of the races of the galaxy except Orksinstilling the fear of death in all mortals. It gets a lot better with Guide and somewhat better with an Autarch, though of course Guide can only benefit one unit.
Soulstones are placed in the armour of an Exarch to collect his knowledge of war, and these stones are then passed to other Exarchs so that the deceased warrior can share his knowledge and skills. He is one that has travelled so far down the Path of the Warriorthat he can no longer turn from spectrez path to follow another path.
Their training gives them the uncanny ability to read the ebb and flow of battle, knowing when to press the attack or feign retreat and fall back, luring their foes into a carefully prepared ambush. Dire Avengers were the first Aspect Warrior path and the original founder of their temple was Asurmenthe first Phoenix Lord.
However, zipping 20 inches across the table in one turn is pretty great. They can take a beating almost as well as they can dish it out. When forced to conduct close shacow Dire Avengers carry deadly ceremonial knives as a weapon of last resort.
Full tracking of what you have read so you can skip to your first unread post, easily see what has changed since you last logged in, and easily see what is new at a glance. The legends go on to tell that, exhausted by his titanic struggle, the Phoenix Lord fell into a long sleep, during which he was to be gifted with the knowledge of Mymeara’s location.
The Exarch can also enhance the spedtres of his squad of Shadow Spectres by calibrating the Ghostlight so that the squad can fire more accurately when the device’s matrix is used. Irillyth battled the Greater Daemon even as its infernal followers poured through the breach, searing away yet more of the protective Eldar runes from the bindings on the portals.
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The Shadow Spectres make use of a unique, complex targeting matrix known as the Ghostlight. In addition to the wargear of the aspect, the Exarch can be armed with a number of special weapons:. Or more if you pick the Red and therefore fastest craftworld.
Though they spectre identified as Aspect Warriors, it is not entirely known what Khaine’s connection to the Warp Spiders is, since they do not have a fixed Phoenix Lord and it has been established in Gav Thorpe ‘s Paths of the Eldar series that Khaine’s influence has no place in the Webway, which in fact is why Exarchs and Phoenix Lords count as mini-Infinity Circuits on their own.
When used, the Ghostlight will allow a Spectre squad to combine the beams of their Prism Rifles into a single, brilliant torrent of energy; the additional power allows the squad to fire a single incredibly long-ranged shot, allowing them to hit distant targets. Armed with Prism Rifles, each a potent anti-tank weapon, and equipped with Jetpacks, their eldwr allows them to hunt down their chosen targets spectes the implacable patience of the dead, materialising seemingly from the very air to unleash their overwhelming firepower.
Exarchs wear more elaborate and ornate versions of Aspect Armour which incorporates the shacow of their past wearers, granting an Exarch not only wisdom and knowledge stretching across the millennia but a raw pool of potent psychic energy that can be used in combat. If I do, Specttes can generally pull off the Exarch leadership rule as well. This was a great advantage for me because my opponent was using Imperial Fist rules that game, spdctres it saved me a lot of aspect warriors from such cost effective shooting.
An Eldar Exarch is the leader of an Aspect Shrine. Contents [ show ].
Are Shadow Spectres Any Good? : Eldar
During this time, the legends of the Phoenix Lords also tell of the many great battles Irillyth fought against the creatures of Slaanesh that had infiltrated the great Eldar Labyrinthine Dimension.
Important to note Irrilyth is missing the character keyword. Despite their leadership roles and badassery, other Edlar and most Exarchs themselves tend to pity and mourn them, as their original personalities are all but dead, supplanted by the battle focus of their War Masks, incapable of any emotions not related to their Aspect.
Warp Spider attacks have an average AP of like -1 when you average out the rends, Spectres have a significantly better AP. So my collective experience so far with them has been great. Shadow Spectres are FW, so make sure your local game group is cool with that. For most people they just are to expensive to points cost to be viable spamming then though.
Spectfes Shadow Spectres are masters of striking at an enemy’s heavy armour forces from the unseen, using their Jetpacks, Prism Rifles, Prism Blasters and the Ghostlight targetting matrix to destroy armoured vehicles from far across the battlefield where retaliation is almost impossible because the Shadow Spectres will be long gone before the enemy can return fire to their location.
Their Exarch can also take a Dragon’s Breath flamer weapon, but only if he wants to lose his only use on the battlefield. When not at war or embarked upon missions, the Dire Avengers spend much of their time at their Aspect Shrine, meditating specttres battle, studying the tactics and strategies of their ancestors, and practicing their skills at arms.
In return, these shards pierced Khaine’s body and he gained a new aspect as the Destroyer. This mental mask protects their minds against the horrors of war. Their target was a squad of Sternguard veterans, all armed with Combi-Plasmas.
In the 3rd game, they were able to run around and delete MSU squads of scouts with bolt weapons with their dispersed firing mode heavy flamer stats. Being a part of the oldest wargaming community on the net. With a movement stat of eight, being able to charge after advancing, and getting three extra inches on their charge distance, Banshees can threaten anything within an average of twenty one and a half inches.
Those Eldar learned at the feet of their master, and in turn they assumed the mantle of Exarchs before spreading throughout the galaxy. Imateria Lethal Lhamean Birmingham. With the new codex update, they can grenade bomb while perfectly deep striking, and their Eldar flashlights became surprisingly terrifying through the sheer number of shots they deliver.
Since they are something new and from FW, expect them to get shot at a lot, so your first few games with them, they may feel a bit meh. An Exarch is the leader of an Aspect Shrine. He was said to be obsessed with death and stood apart from his fellow Phoenix Lords in that respect. So I left them hide for the next 2 turns.
Millennia passed, and the Phoenix Lord’s sacred Aspect Armour remained unrecovered, waiting to be rediscovered so the Shade of Twilight could be reborn within a new form found within the body of one of his Exarchs.