Welcome to Librarium Online!
Join our community of 80,000+ members and take part in the number one resource for Warhammer and Warhammer 40K discussion!
Registering gives you full access to take part in discussions, upload pictures, contact other members and search everything!
How do poisoned attacks work if your Strength is the same or higher than the opponent's Toughness?
The rulebook states that you re-roll failed rolls to wound. That means that you re-roll the poisoned wound or the original roll to wound?
For example, if a carnifex with S9 attacks a space marine with T4, does it wound him at 2+ with re-roll or 4+ with re-roll failed rolls to wound?
Wounds a 4+ with re-rolls on a 4+.
This means that giving poison to high-strength units makes them worse against low toughness units.
Thank you. But then what is the reason to give such models poisoned attacks? I mean, the only possibility that a carnifex will actually make use of his toxin sacs is against wraithlords, c'tan and apocalypse gargantuan creatures. What gw was thinking when they wrote this thing on nids codex?
Possibly to give the Nid player the option/ability to have a good chance of wounding such models. It's the ability to re-roll unsuccessful wounding rolls that makes it worthwhile. Wound a C'tan often enough and it will go down, and if you can get re-rolls to help with the number of wounds then that can't be a bad thing!
"Tau Commandment #226: Participants who use Velocity Trackers in the Tau Clay Pigeon Tournament will be disqualified"
OMG I never realized until i read this that poison gets to reroll wounds if their str is equal to or greater than the victims toughness. Though just to note that poison, sniper and what not only wounds gargantuan creatures on 6's.
Warhammer 40k: Blood Angels, Imperial Guard, Grey Knights, Space Lizards (wolves), Kroot, Witch Hunters, Dark Eldar
Warhammer: Lizardmen, Empire, Vampire Counts, Brettonians, High Elves, Skaven