Night Troll

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Trollblood Light Warbeast

Blinded by generations in subterranean lairs, night trolls rely on other senses to stalk their prey under cover of darkness. When trollkin warlocks impel them to venture out into the daylight they can become lethal allies. Even enemies fortunate enough to survive an encounter with one of these terrifying creatures are forever haunted by the memory of it hypnotizing their comrades and tearing them apart with venomous, paralyzing claws.

Basic Info[edit]

Night Troll
SPD Average
STR Average
MAT Average
DEF Average
ARM Below Average
Relative HP Medium
Relative Cost Low

Weapons and Attacks[edit]

  • Wicked Claw x2 - Average range, low-ish P+S.
    • Critical Paralysis - A living model critically hit by this weapon suffers a massive DEF debuff and can't run, charge, slam, or trample.
  • Bite - Slightly shorter range and P+S than the claws.

Special Abilities[edit]

  • Light Warbeast
  • Eyeless Sight - This model ignores cloud effects when determining line of sight. This model ignores concealment and Stealth and never suffers Blind.
  • Stealth - Ranged and magic attacks targeting this model from a point of origin greater than 5˝ away automatically miss. This model is not an intervening model when determining line of sight from a model more than 5˝ away.
  • Man-Eater - May charge living warrior models for free.
  • Regeneration - This model may be forced to heal d3 damage boxes, once per turn.


  • Attractor - Low cost, range SELF animus. Enemies within a small distance are pulled directly towards the spellcaster in the order they choose.

Thoughts on Night Troll[edit]

Night Troll in a nutshell[edit]

The Night Troll is a very cheap troll light warbeast that looks cool. It was weak enough to get a MAT upgrade in errata and the jury is out on whether this was enough to fix the underperforming warbeast.

Combos & Synergies[edit]

  • It can extend threat ranges for just about any model if the night troll itself is in charge range of something.

Drawbacks & Downsides[edit]

  • It doesn't hurt heavies.
  • Short threat range
  • Doesn't worry high DEF infantry
  • If you want something hard to kill for the cost get a Troll Bouncer

Tricks & Tips[edit]

  • Look for reasons to use Attractor.
  • It can take out infantry in quite a wide area.

Comparison to Mk2 and errata[edit]

  • From Mk2 it got slightly cheaper and had its animus tweaked
  • In the Dec 16/Jan 17 Errata it gained a much-needed point of MAT




Theme Forces this is a member of[edit]

Other faction models[edit]

Trollbloods - Faction models (Edit)

Warlocks etc.
Warlocks Borka1 - Borka2 - Calandra - Gunnbjorn - Grim1 - Grim2 - Grissel1 - Grissel2 - Doomshaper1 - Doomshaper2 - Doomshaper3 - Horgle2 - Jarl - Madrak1 - Madrak2 - Madrak3 - Ragnor
Warlock attachments Trollkin Runebearer
Lesser Warlock Horgle Ironstrike
Light warbeasts Night Troll - Pyre Troll - Slag Troll - Storm Troll - Swamp Troll - Troll Axer - Troll Bouncer - Troll Impaler - Winter Troll
Heavy warbeasts Dire Troll Blitzer - Dire Troll Bomber - Dire Troll Mauler - Earthborn Dire Troll

Dozer & Smigg - Mulg the Ancient - Rök

Gargantuan Glacier King - Mountain King - Sea King
Units, Solos, & Battle Engines
Units Dhunian Knot - Kriel Warriors - Stone Bearer - Fire Eaters - Pummeler Crew - Pyg Burrowers - Pyg Bushwhackers - Scattergunners - Thumper Crew - Champions - Fennblades - Highwaymen - Long Riders - Runeshapers - Scouts - Sluggers - Warders

Special WA: Trollkin Sorcerer
Sons of Bragg

Solos Fell Caller Hero - Fennblade Kithkar - Northkin Shaman - Stone Scribe Chronicler - Troll Whelps - Trollkin Champion Hero - Trollkin Skinner

Braylen Wanderheart - Horgle Ironstrike - Horthol - Janissa Stonetide

Battle Engines War Wagon
Trollblood - Minion models (Edit)
Minion Trollblood.jpg
Warlocks etc.
Warlocks Bloody Barnabas - Calaban - Helga - Jaga-Jaga - Lord Carver - Maelok - Midas - Rask - Sturm & Drang

Requires a 2+ warlock game

Other Controllers Lesser Warlocks: Brun & Lug - Dahlia & Skarath - Rorsh & Brine - Wrongeye & Snapjaw

'Jack Marshals: Raluk Moorclaw

Warjacks & Warbeasts The minion battlegroup members you can include in a Trollblood army depends entirely on what type of model is commanding them. There are too many permutations to list here, please refer to one of the model entries above for full details of what minions it can control.
Units, Solos, & Battle Engines
Units Bog Trog Ambushers - Croak Raiders - Bone Grinders - Brigands - Commandos - Razorback Crew - Slaughterhousers - Bokur & Swamp Shamblers - Gatorman Posse - Gobber Bellows

Nyss Hunters - Blythe & Bull - Boomhowlers - Lynus & Edrea -

Solos Mist Speaker - Bog Trog Trawler - Croak Hunter - Efaarit Scouts - Feralgeist - Witch Doctor - Gobber Tinker - Gremlin Swarm - Ogrun Bokur - Gobber Chef - Thrullg - Totem Hunter

Alten Ashley - Brun & Lug - Dahlia & Skarath - Gudrun - Hutchuk - Lanyssa - Maximus - Raluk - Rorsh & Brine - Saxon - Victor Pendrake - Wrong Eye & Snapjaw

Battle Engines Meat Thresher
Trollbloods - Theme Forces (Edit)
Band of Heroes - Power of Dhunia