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    Instant Death and Combat Resolution

    When a model has been killed by instant death in close combat, do you count his remaining number of wounds for combat resolution or the number of hits that killed him?
    Example:unwounded (W3) Space Marine Captain (T4) has been wounded two times by...something with S8, and fails both saves. Now, only one was enough to instant-kill him. When you calculate wounds for who won the fight, does that Captain counts as 3 wounds or 2 wounds?

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    Oh damn, I just saw the same question already here, please delete this!


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    I think you count the number of wounds that were lost in that combat round.
    • if the captain was fresh and instant killed you count 3 wounds.
    • if the captain was fresh and instant killed twice you still only count 3 wounds.
    • if the captain had taken 1 wound from shooting and was instant killed you count 2 wounds.
    My best example was a GUO on combat with 5 ripper swarms and a carnifex. The GUO instant killed 4 ripper bases (out of synapse) and the carnifex inflicted one wound. Carnifex then had to make 11 saves and died.
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