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I have to ask a question about my favourite Psychic Power: Paroxysm. And also the same question with all the other Hive Tyrant Psychic Powers.
Can you cast it into combat? What I mean is like the Hive Tyrant stays in combat, and then can he cast any of his abilities in my shooting phase?
I love this ability, and being able to do it in combat would make it even more deadly!
Thanks in advance,
Paroxysm is amazing, and definitely doubly amazing if you could cast it in combat, but sadly, you can't. As a shooting attack, it definitely needs to be done during the Shooting Phase, and of course shooting actions require the casting model to be otherwise unengaged. If it weren't so, we'd have scenarios where the Tyrant Paroxysms units other than the one he's engaged against, and that would be just plain silly!
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What Mads said.
If the shooting attack (which is what Paroxysm is) does not explicitly say that you can use it even while in assault, then you can't.
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