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Idoneth Deepkin

The Idoneth emerge from their undersea kingdoms to raid for mortal souls – a vital resource that is required in vast amounts to keep their race alive. The Deepkin strike their quarry like a sudden tidal wave, leaving nothing in their wake but corpses and glass-eyed, soul-drained victims that will never awaken from their stupor.

Idoneth Deepkin by Gunra

Optional Special Rules

Source: White Dwarf #484 (out of print)

Below you will find optional rules for Idoneth Deepkin warbands. These are excellent options for narrative and open play, as your Idoneth drag their victims into the briny depths in your games of Warcry.

Before setup, if a player is using an Idoneth Deepkin warband, then that player can choose to arrive with the phantasmal tide. If they do so, the following rules apply during that battle.

Tidal Raid

Tidal Emergence: After deployment, 1 friendly fighter with the Idoneth Deepkin (Idoneth Deepkin) faction runemark can be removed from the battlefield and set up as if they were part of another friendly battle group, including a battle group that is in reserve. This fighter remains part of their original battle group for all other rules purposes. If more than 1 player is controlling an Idoneth Deepkin warband, those players roll off. The winner chooses the order in which the players use Tidal Emergence.

Surging Tide: During the first battle round, if a friendly fighter with the Idoneth Deepkin (Idoneth Deepkin) faction runemark makes 2 move actions in the same activation, add 2 to the Move characteristic of that fighter for that second move action.

Crashing Waves: During the second battle round, if a friendly fighter with the Idoneth Deepkin (Idoneth Deepkin) faction runemark makes 2 attack actions in the same activation, add 1 to the Strength characteristic of that fighter for that second attack action.

Ebbing Flow: During the third battle round, if a friendly fighter with the Idoneth Deepkin (Idoneth Deepkin) faction runemark makes 2 attack actions in the same activation, subtract 1 from the Strength characteristic of that fighter for that second attack action (to a minimum of 1).

Fading Memories: In the fourth and subsequent battle rounds, friendly fighters with the Idoneth Deepkin ( ) faction runemark cannot use abilities or reactions while they are within 3" of 2 or more enemy fighters.

Reaction

RunemarkReaction
Idoneth DeepkinFade From Memory: A fighter can make this reaction when an enemy fighter finishes a move action within 3" of them. If there is another friendly fighter visible to that enemy fighter and within range of at least one of that enemy fighter’s melee weapons, for the rest of the battle round that enemy fighter cannot target this fighter.

Abilities

Fighter Abilities

RunemarkAbility
Idoneth Deepkin[Double] Low Tide: A fighter can use this ability only if it is the first battle round. This fighter can make a bonus move action up to a number of inches equal to the value of this ability.
Idoneth DeepkinMinion[Double] Sweeping Blow: Roll a dice for each visible enemy fighter within 2" of this fighter. On a roll of 5, allocate 1 damage point to the fighter being rolled for. On a roll of 6, allocate a number of damage points to the fighter being rolled for equal to the value of this ability.
Idoneth DeepkinAgile[Double] Storm Fire: Until the end of this fighter’s activation, add 1 to the Attacks characteristic of missile attack actions made by this fighter.
Idoneth DeepkinBulwark[Triple] Biovoltaic Barrier: Until the end of the battle round, count each critical hit from attack actions that target this fighter as a hit instead.
Idoneth DeepkinBerserker[Quad] Biovoltaic Blast: Allocate a number of damage points equal to the value of this ability to all visible enemy fighters within 3" of this fighter.

Hero Abilities

RunemarkAbility
Idoneth DeepkinHeroMystic[Double] Riptide: Pick a visible enemy fighter within 12" of this fighter. Until the end of the battle round, subtract 1 from the Attacks characteristic (to a minimum of 1) of attack actions made by that fighter.
Idoneth DeepkinHeroFrenzied[Double] Hangman’s Knot: Pick a visible enemy fighter within 3" of this fighter and roll a dice. On a roll of 3+, until the end of the battle round, that fighter cannot make move actions or disengage actions.
Idoneth DeepkinHeroChampion[Double] Storm of Blows: Add half the value of this ability (rounding up) to the Attacks characteristic of the next melee attack action made by this fighter in this activation.
Idoneth DeepkinHeroPriest[Triple] Scryfish Shoal: Pick a visible enemy fighter within 10" of this fighter and roll 6 dice. For each roll of 4-5, allocate 1 damage point to that fighter. For each roll of 6, allocate 2 damage points to that fighter.
Idoneth DeepkinHeroSentience[Triple] Way of the Depths: Until the end of the battle round, add 1 to the Strength characteristic of melee attack actions made by this fighter and by visible friendly fighters with the Idoneth Deepkin (Idoneth Deepkin) faction runemark and either the Agile (Agile) or Minion (Minion) runemarks while they are within 6" of this fighter.
Idoneth DeepkinHero[Triple] High Tide: A fighter can only use this ability if it is the third battle round. Add 1 to the Attacks and Strength characteristics of melee attack actions made by friendly fighters while they are within 6" of this fighter.

Elathain's Soulraid Abilities

RunemarkAbility
Elathain's SoulraidHero[Double] Soulnet: Pick a visible enemy fighter within 3" of this fighter and roll a dice. On a 3+, that fighter cannot make move actions or disengage actions until the end of the battle round.
Elathain's SoulraidTrapper[Triple] Riptide Harpoon: This fighter makes a bonus attack action. After that attack action, the fighter targeted by that attack action makes a bonus move action directly towards this fighter, as if they were jumping, a number of inches equal to the value of this ability.

Idoneth Deepkin Soulraiders

Heroes

Akhelian King with Bladed Polearm

Spear
Range
2
Attacks
4
Strength
5
Damage (normal/crit)
2/5
Idoneth Deepkin
305
Move
10
Toughness
4
Wounds
35
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Akhelian King with Greatsword

Sword
Range
1
Attacks
5
Strength
4
Damage (normal/crit)
2/5
Idoneth Deepkin
305
Move
10
Toughness
4
Wounds
35
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Akhelian Morrsarr Guard Lochian Prince

Spear
Range
2
Attacks
4
Strength
4
Damage (normal/crit)
2/5
Idoneth Deepkin
260
Move
10
Toughness
4
Wounds
25
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Akhelian Ishlaen Guard Lochian Prince

Sword
Range
1
Attacks
4
Strength
4
Damage (normal/crit)
2/5
Idoneth Deepkin
250
Move
10
Toughness
4
Wounds
25
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Isharann Soulrender

Scythe
Range
2
Attacks
4
Strength
4
Damage (normal/crit)
2/5
Fangs
Range
3
Attacks
3
Strength
4
Damage (normal/crit)
2/4
Idoneth Deepkin
185
Move
5
Toughness
3
Wounds
22
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Akhelian Thrallmaster

Spear
Range
2
Attacks
4
Strength
4
Damage (normal/crit)
2/5
Idoneth Deepkin
170
Move
5
Toughness
3
Wounds
18
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Isharann Soulscryer

Claws
Range
2
Attacks
3
Strength
4
Damage (normal/crit)
2/4
Idoneth Deepkin
140
Move
5
Toughness
3
Wounds
18
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Isharann Tidecaster

Club
Range
2
Attacks
3
Strength
3
Damage (normal/crit)
1/4
Blast
Range
3/7
Attacks
2
Strength
3
Damage (normal/crit)
3/6
Idoneth Deepkin
130
Move
5
Toughness
3
Wounds
18
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Fighters

Akhelian Morrsarr Guard

Spear
Range
2
Attacks
3
Strength
4
Damage (normal/crit)
2/4
Idoneth Deepkin
200
Move
10
Toughness
4
Wounds
20
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Akhelian Ishlaen Guard

Sword
Range
1
Attacks
4
Strength
3
Damage (normal/crit)
2/4
Idoneth Deepkin
180
Move
10
Toughness
4
Wounds
20
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Namarti Reaver

Dagger
Range
1
Attacks
3
Strength
3
Damage (normal/crit)
1/3
Ranged
Range
3/15
Attacks
2
Strength
3
Damage (normal/crit)
1/3
Idoneth Deepkin
105
Move
6
Toughness
3
Wounds
8
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Namarti Thrall

Sword
Range
2
Attacks
3
Strength
4
Damage (normal/crit)
1/4
Idoneth Deepkin
80
Move
5
Toughness
3
Wounds
8
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Elathain's Soulraid

Elathain's companions are a disparate sort, the Akhelian knight Fuirann battling alongside the Namarti Tammael and the enchanged bond-beasts Duinclaw and Spinefin. Together, however, they fight as one to claim the souls needed for the survival of Idoneth.

Bladeborn fighters

Elathain's Soulraid are from Warhammer Underworlds, so adhere to Bladeborn rules.

Hero

Elathain Ill-fated

Scythe
Range
1
Attacks
4
Strength
4
Damage (normal/crit)
2/4
Fangs
Range
3
Attacks
3
Strength
4
Damage (normal/crit)
2/4
Idoneth Deepkin
150
Move
5
Toughness
3
Wounds
24
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Fighters

Duinclaw

Claws
Range
1
Attacks
2
Strength
5
Damage (normal/crit)
2/5
Idoneth Deepkin
130
Move
4
Toughness
6
Wounds
12
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Fuirann

Sword
Range
1
Attacks
4
Strength
3
Damage (normal/crit)
2/4
Idoneth Deepkin
120
Move
5
Toughness
4
Wounds
16
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Tammael

Spear
Range
8
Attacks
2
Strength
4
Damage (normal/crit)
1/4
Idoneth Deepkin
85
Move
5
Toughness
3
Wounds
10
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Spinefin

Fangs
Range
1
Attacks
3
Strength
3
Damage (normal/crit)
1/3
Idoneth Deepkin
80
Move