Hypnos

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Retribution Vyre Character Heavy Warjack

Hypnos, a myrmidon of the most exacting construction, is of the creation of Lord Arcanist Ossyan's own labors. The lord arcanist has forged an insoluble connection with Hypnos, allowing it to draw energy from Ossyan and become an extension of his abilities. In his presence the myrmidon’s phase gun is imbued with synchronized energy; those struck by it become nonconductive to mystical channeling, thwarting the use of arc nodes as well as the delicate synergy between warbeast and warlock. Once it closes upon an enemy warjack, Hypnos pounds it with fists armed with specially-designed force projectors. Even a glancing blow from these weapons can stagger a warjack as its cortex signals overload, causing it to seize up and become helpless.

Basic Info[edit]

Hypnos
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SPD Average
STR Average
MAT High
RAT Average
DEF Average
ARM High
Relative HP High
Relative Cost Elite

Weapons and Attacks[edit]

  • Phase Gun - Average range & POW gun with a medium AOE.
  • Heavy Arcano-Pulse Fist - Average reach, high P+S melee weapon.
  • Light Arcano-Pulse Fist - Average reach, high P+S melee weapon. Slightly less POW than the heavy fist.

Special Abilities[edit]

  • Warjack - All warjacks share the same set of special rules. Most notably being big and stompy.
  • Construct - This model is a construct and is not a living model.
  • Arc Node - This model can channel spells cast by its controlling Warcaster.
  • Bond: (Ossyan) - While in Ossyan's battlegroup, this model gains Shadow Bind on his ranged weapon
  • Sacred Ward - This model can't be targeted by enemy spells.


Thoughts on Hypnos[edit]

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Note to Editors
If you're looking for inspiration for content to add to this page, you can always copy-paste (& update as necessary) info from the old mk2 entry:
Mk2 Battle College: Hypnos .

Comparison to Mk2[edit]

  • Affinity changed to a bond
  • Phase Gun gained Ghost Shot
  • Phase Gun AoE increased
  • Mechanikal Seizure replaced by Shadow Bind
  • Gained a point of STR
  • Lost 2 hit boxes

Hypnos in a nutshell[edit]

Hypnos is the red dot scope that your army will be seeing through as long as he is with Ossyan, and he will most likely always be with Ossyan. With the bond he gets, Hypnos's medium AOE gives shadow bind on whatever is directly hit and causes whatever is hit to most likely be dead by the end of that turn, that is if his shot isn't being used to clear infantry waves. Couple that with Ossyan's field marshal together they are a force to be reckoned with. Don't forget that his melee has shadow bind on it automatically so after one punch he is going to continue punching until all thats left is a heap of scrap metal or mangled bones.

Combos & Synergies[edit]

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Drawbacks & Downsides[edit]

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Tricks & Tips[edit]

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Other[edit]

Trivia[edit]

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Theme Forces this is a member of[edit]

  • None yet

Other Retribution models[edit]

Retribution of Scyrah - Faction models (Edit)
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Warcasters etc.
Warcasters Rahn1 - Vyros1 - Vyros2 - Elara2 - Garryth1 - Issyria1 - Kaelyssa1 - Ossyan1 - Ravyn1 - Thyron1 - Helynna1
Warcaster attachments Sylys Wyshnalyrr (Retribution) - Madelyn Corbeau (Mercenary)
Other Controllers Elara1 (BGC)
Light warjacks Aspis - Chimera - Gorgon - Griffon
Moros
Heavy warjacks Banshee - Daemon - Hydra - Manticore - Phoenix - Sphinx
Discordia - Hypnos - Imperatus
Colossal Hyperion - Helios
 
Units, Solos, & Battle Engines
Units Destors - Invictors - Sentinels - Heavy Rifle Team - Swordsmen - Battle Mages - Electromancers - Halberdiers - Riflemen - Infiltrators - Strike Force Stormfall Archers
Nyss Hunters
Special: Eiryss3 (CA) - Soulless Escort (WA)
Solos Arcanist Mechanik - Destor Thane - Sentinel Scyir - Ghost Sniper - Artificer - Magister - Houseguard Thane - Lys Healer - Assassin - Soulless Voidtracer
Eirrys1 - Eiryss2 - Elara1 - Issyen - Narn - Nayl
Battle Engines Arcantrik Force Generator


Retibution of Scyrah - Mercenary/Minion models (Edit)
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Units Lady Aiyana & Master Holt
Solos Dahlia Hallyr & Skarath - Lanyssa Ryssyl, Nyss Sorceress - Madelyn Corbeau, Ordic Courtesan


Rules Clarifications[edit]

Rules Clarification : Magical Damage      (Edit)

  • The "Damage Type: Magical" is not inherited by "secondary" damage from a weapon such as arcs (Electro Leap) or hazards (Scather). (Infernal Ruling)
  • All spells have "Damage Type: Magical" (refer latest errata).
    • This is inherited by "immediate" secondary damage (such as Eruption of Spines) ... [Verification needed]
    • ... but not by "lingering" secondary damage (such as the cloud left by Breath of Corruption). [Verification needed]
  • If a weapon/spell includes Magic Damage and another kind of elemental damage it can still damage Incorporeal models. They're not affected by the rule "if an attack does multiple types of damage and a model is immune to at least one it is immune to the entire attack.
    The phrase "immune to non-magical damage" should be intrepreted as "immune to damage that doesn't include Damage Type: Magical" (not as "has immunity to Corrosion and Electricity and Cold and etc.")

Rules Clarification : Warjack      (Edit)

  • Please refer to the Warjack page for a recap of the warjack rules, and the very few associated Infernal Rulings.

Rules Clarification : Construct - None yet. (Edit)

Rules Clarification : Bond      (Edit)

  • Bonds are ineffective while the model is under your opponent's control.

Rules Clarification : Sacred Ward      (Edit)

  • Sacred Ward models can still be affected by spells that catch them in their area. For instance, CTRL area spells, AOE that deviate, and/or sprays that target a nearby non-warded model.

Rules Clarification : Ghost Shot      (Edit)

  • Ranged attacks can be made against anyone "in your LOS". Since you ignore LOS, you can shoot targets in your rear arc.
  • Although you ignore concealment/cover, you don't ignore any other bonuses models get "from" them (such as Prowl).
  • You don't ignore Stealth's "auto-miss" rule.

Rules Clarification : Shadow Bind      (Edit)

  • Models affected by Shadow Bind may still advance 0" and thus abilities that trigger on "ends their movement within ..." or "after this model advances ..." will still trigger (for example Slipstream, Countercharge, etc).
  • Models may still be placed, so abilities like Apparition will still work.
  • If you manage to free strike a charging warjack and Shadowbind it, their charge continues (an effect which prevents charging isn't retroactive if applied after the charge has already been declared).

Rules Clarification : Channeler and/or Arc Node     (Edit)

  • You use the channeler's abilities when determining LOS (such as whether you can see your target through a forest).
    • If the channeler has an ability to ignore LOS or DEF bonuses (such as Eyeless Sight), then you only apply that "ignorance" to LOS.
  • You use the caster's abilities when determining attack roll modifiers (such as whether a target standing in a forest gets +2 DEF or not).
    • If the caster has an ability to ignore LOS or DEF bonuses (such as Eyeless Sight), then you only apply that "ignorance" to the DEF bonus.
  • Since Stealth has both a LOS component (stealth models more than 5" away aren't intervening models) and an attack roll modifier (stealth models more than 5" away are auto-missed); this can lead to some non-intuitive interactions between channeling and stealth when either the caster or channeler is able to ignore stealth.
    We've put a bunch of examples on the Category:Channeler page.