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    Wards Stacking

    Looking at the special rules section of the 8th edition book. I noticed that it says that ward save can not be combined, but instead the best one is used. (I wish I had the book in front of me rather than paraphrasing.)

    So would Blasted standard + Tzeentch stack as it says in our own army book ?

    Normally army book rules trump the rulebook.

    Any suggestions ?

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    Yup, seems to be one of the only exceptions. Blasted + MoT = 4+ ward vs shooting.

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    Tzeentch is an exception to the ruling for Tzeentch is it's not a Ward save it's a +1 to an existing Ward save. It's only if you do not having a ward save does it become a 6+. So if you have a hand weapon and shield your Ward save will be 5+ in combat. If you have a 4+ Ward Talisman you'll have a 3+ Ward with Tzeentch. If you have no Ward and the mark of Tzeentch you'll get a 6+ Ward and so on.

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    And Magic resistance is listed as a +1,+2 or +3 bonus to your ward save, so if you have a normal ward of 6+, tzeentch, MR3 and are targeted by a spell your ward against it will be 2+ Remember MR is transferrable from a character to the unit. Tzeentch units are looking pretty good right now.

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    This goes without saying. With the new boost to the magic lores in the rulebook effective protection against magic is a must now.

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    I don't currently have the rulebook on me.
    But if a character has Magic Resistance, does he still confer it on to the unit he is joined?
    Would be awesome with a unit of Tzeentch Warriors with shields and an Exalted in it, which has Collar of Khorne.
    Would grant them 3+ Armor Save / 4+ Ward Save against magic would it not?

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