Set 3: Gallowsgaunt
By Bruce R. Cordell and Rob Heinsoo
It Rocks: It scares the bejeezus out of most everyone who can be scared,
for extremely low cost compared to other Scary models.
and Tactics: Low armor and low health arent the only reasons
the Gallowsgaunt is not a front-line troop. Since its strength lies in
its ability to rout other models simply by contacting them, its
best employed toward the end of a battle when the enemy has taken casualties
and damage, raising the morale save DC. The Gallowsgaunt is most effective
when protected by stronger models or sitting behind a ranged attack warband.
option is to team up the Gallowsgaunt with darkness casters. Darkness
prevents the Gallowsgaunt from being targeted at a distance, but not from
making contact with enemies inside the darkness.
Who Hate to See It: Warbands composed entirely of low-cost and low-level
models have big problems with the Gallowsgaunt. So do melee-oriented commanders
who count on winning the endgame by themselves in hand-to-hand struggle
after their supporting troops have been slain or routed.
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