Croak Raiders

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Minion Croak Unit

Coordinated groups of skilled warriors, croak raiders employ a powerful two-pronged attack. Working in pairs, one raider lobs hollowed gourds to soak an enemy with a highly flammable liquid, and then another launches a flaming projectile from an atlatl to ignite the enemy in a pyre of flame. This devastating combination has allowed them to eradicate even more numerous and technologically advanced foes.

Basic Info[edit]

Croak Raiders
CroakRaiders
SPD 6
MAT 5
RAT 6
DEF 13
ARM 13
CMD 7
Unit Size 6/10
Cost 10/17
1.7 each
See also How to Read the statblock

Weapons[edit]

  • Flaming Dart - 10" range, POW 10 ranged weapon.
    • Damage Type: Fire - This weapon does fire damage.
    • Continuous Fire - A model hit by this attack is set on fire. A model on fire suffers a POW 12 fire damage roll in Maintenance phase of owner's turn until the fire expires.
  • Oil Gourd - 8" range, 3" AOE, zero damage, ranged weapon.
    • Alchemical Accelerant - A model hit by this suffers Oil for a round. Oil means fire damage rolls are boosted.
    • Cumbersome - This model cannot attack with this weapon and with another weapon on the same activation.
  • Hand Weapon - 0.5" reach, P+S 8 backup melee weapon.

Abilities[edit]


Thoughts on Croak Raiders[edit]

Croak Raiders in a nutshell[edit]

Croak Raiders are a strong unit of ranged skirmishers, able to shoot effectively and to advance deploy and with a decent melee game.

Combos & Synergies[edit]

Drawbacks & Downsides[edit]

  • They die to blast damage.
  • They need to bunch up to do well in melee
  • They struggle against Armour

Tricks & Tips[edit]

  • Expect skirmishers, not the Mk2 killers
  • Try out the frogs with Dominar Rasheth: Move up the raiders to do their thing, but position one frog next to enemy models. Rasheth then casts Breath of Corruption, targeting the frog in the back (so he hits on 3+). The frog cares not as it is immune to Corrosion spells, but the spell is an AOE and will affect close models. The AOE even stays for a round, causing enemy to take additional damage or move away and take a free strikes from the frog.


Other[edit]

Trivia[edit]

  • Although the box they come in labels them a "Minion Gatorman Unit" this is a holdover from Mk2. Croaks are their own thing.
  • Released July 08, 2015

Theme Forces[edit]

The Blindwater Congregation - (Article) (Category)

Other Minion models[edit]

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Farrow Warlocks (Edit)
Warlocks Arkadius1 - Carver1 - Helga1 - Midas1 - Sturm & Drang1
Lesser Warlocks Rorsh
Farrow Warbeasts (Edit)
Lessers Razor Boars
Lights Battle Boar - Gun Boar - Splatter Boar
Dr Arkadius only: Gorax Rager
Heavies Road Hog - War Hog
Gatorman Warlocks (Edit)
Warlocks Barnabas1 - Barnabas2 - Calaban1 - Jaga-Jaga1 - Maelok1 - Rask1
Lesser Warlocks Wrong Eye
Gatorman Warbeasts (Edit)
Lights Boneswarm - Bull Snapper
Heavies Blackhide Wrastler - Blind Walker - Ironback Spitter - Swamp Horror
Gargantuans Dracodile
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Units Farrow Farrow Bone Grinders - Farrow Brigands - Farrow Commandos - Farrow Razorback Crew - Farrow Slaughterhousers - Farrow Valkyries
Gatorman Bog Trog Ambushers - Croak Raiders - Gatorman Bokor & Shamblers - Gatorman Posse - Gobber Bellows
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Nyss Hunters - Blythe & Bull - Boomhowlers - Lynus & Edrea
Solos Farrow Maximus - Rorsh & Brine - Targ
Gatorman Boil Master & Spirit Cauldron - Bog Trog Mist Speaker - Bog Trog Trawler - Croak Hunter - Gatorman Husk - Gatorman Soul Slave - Gatorman Witch Doctor
Kwaak Slickspine & Gub - Longchops - Wrong Eye & Snapjaw
Unaligned Efaarit Scout - Feralgeist -Gobber Tinker - Gremlin Swarm - Ogrun Bokur - Gobber Chef - Gobber Raiders - Thrullg - Totem Hunter
Alten Ashley - Brun Cragback & Lug - Dahlia Hallyr & Skarath - Eilish Garrity - Gudrun the Wanderer - Hutchuck - Lanyssa Ryssyl, Nyss Sorceress - Orin - Raluk - Saxon Orrik - Viktor Pendrake
Battle Engines Meat Thresher (Farrow) - Sacral Vault (Gatorman)
 
Minion - Theme Forces (Edit)
The Blindwater Congregation - The Thornfall Alliance - Will Work for Food

Rules Clarifications[edit]

Placeholder. I will fill this in after CID is finished juckto (talk) 02:00, 28 September 2017 (EDT)