Set 3: Dwarf
By Bruce R. Cordell and Rob Heinsoo
It Rocks: The Dwarf Zealot inflicts melee damage 3 with one hit, its
Fearless, and you can fit a lot of em into a warband.
and Tactics: Dwarf Zealots arent easy to control, so you cant
be subtle or tricky with them. Enemies willing to sacrifice minor models
to draw off Zealots can keep your models from fighting the enemies they
should attack, unless youre prepared to just let a Zealot stand
on turns you dont have the command to maneuver it. On the bright
side, the Zealot is a bit speedier than the rest of the dwarves.
are extremely tough in melee, but that threat, combined with their low
armor, means theyre usually your enemys first target. Your
goal is to eliminate more of the enemy models than youve lost by
the time youve lost the Zealot. One of the best ways to increase
the Zealots longevity is to play them with the Dwarf Hammer Priest.
The Priests endurance +2 spell work well on a Fearless models
like the Zealot, because you can count on getting the spells full
benefit. No single Dwarf Zealot can benefit from more than one endurance
spell, so play with more than one Zealot.
Enemies Who Hate
to See It: Warbands with non-Fearless models that have less than 7
health dont like to see the Zealot coming.
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