Set 3: Gnoll
By Bruce R. Cordell and Rob Heinsoo
Why It Rocks:
The Gnoll Cleric is Nareshs best commander and, in fact, it ranks
alongside the best commanders in the game.
Tricks and Tactics:
There are so many good ways to use the Gnoll Cleric, its more worthwhile
to mention the way you can turn its one tactical problem into an advantage.
Clerics heavy armor slows it down. It has trouble keeping up with
its fast comrades; if you push your Abyssal troops forward quickly, its
not uncommon for the Cleric to reach the battle after the rest of your
troops have fought the enemy to a standstill. Fortunately the Cleric has
the spells, armor, and melee attack to finish the job all by itself.
Enemies Who Hate
to See It: Models with generally low melee attack scores, like the
undead and many ranged attackers, cant cope with the Gnoll Clerics
full-plate protection, much less its shield of faith spell.
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