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    Cypher who?

    I can't find a specific thread about this, but I have a feeling this question has been covered: Who the heck is Cypher the Fallen Angel? I see him on the GW website, but I don't see him in the codex. Is there stats for him and if there isn't, why does GW have a model for him?


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    A character from 2 codex's ago.
    One of the "Fallen Angels", that went against the Lion during the heresy.
    He was the legion's "keeper of secrets"
    Had some pretty cool rules. With him in the army, you could take a retinue of Fallen Angels, and could also add him and the fallen angels to an IG Army (wow, GWs actually endorsed traitor guard).
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    I wonder why GW keeps his model for sale on their website if they haven't used him in 2 codexes? I think it would be easier to write him back into the next codex.

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    It's one of the "collectors" models. It's also one of the nicer ones. I've used him as a chaos lord before.
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    Back in 2nd ed he had a 4+ on 3D6 save when he lost his final wound - he was removed from play either way but if you pass the Chaos gods save his bacon and the enemy get no victory points for him! Fail, and he was worth triple...
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    I liked how he caused any dark angels in the opposing army to only focus on him, was fun to play some ring around the rosey with them while the rest of your army tore them up.
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    I got the model just because it looked good, I never played when he was in the codex, but why get rid of a good looking model?

    Although, especially hearing what people said about him now, I would like him written back into the codex.

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    It's a frakkin' great model.

    I also would love to see his return in the next Codex.

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    Cypher is one of the most enigmatic,controversial(to a world that is 90% full of those things)and perhaps vital to the 40k fluff.
    I believe its one of the coolest models made by gw,because it has 'character'.
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    This reminds me of the old George Carlin joke about recessed car handles "car companies got rid of them because they found out we liked them". Cypher seems like a really liked model. :-)

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