Rask

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Minion Bog Trog Warlock

Rask is a mighty bog trog warlock who has traded his people’s freedom for some degree of personal autonomy from the bloodthirsty gatormen. Cold and calculating, Rask is a formidable hunter, a skilled warrior, and one of the most ruthless and self-serving creatures in the Blindwater Congregation. Rask prefers to bring his enemies low through a combination of potent sorcery, peerless knowledge of the terrain, and a host of devious trick and obfuscations. He typically avoids direct confrontation with powerful enemies, preferring to use his abilities to tip the scales in favor of the lesser creatures that serve him. However, once his bog trogs and warbeasts have weakened an enemy, Rask claims the honor of the killing blow with a well-placed bolt from his harpoon gun.

Basic Info[edit]

Rask
Rask
Base Size Small
Warbeast Points Average
SPD Average
MAT Average
RAT Elite
DEF High
ARM Average
Fury Average

Weapons and Attacks[edit]

  • Trident Cannon A versatile gun with an average range and POW.
    • Damage Type: Magical - This weapon can damage incorporeal models.
    • Attack Type - When you make an attack with this weapon you must choose one of the following types:
      • Arcane Interference - Dispel upkeep spells and animi on whatever you hit, and remove any focus on it. Warjacks suffer disruption.
      • Energy Siphon - If this weapon hits an enemy with focus/fury on it, you steal one point of focus/fury.
      • Paralysis - A living model hit by this weapon has its base DEF reduced to 5 and can't run, charge, slam, or trample for one round.
  • Sacral Blade - Short range, low P+S, backup melee weapon. Emphasis on "backup". Rask should never be in melee.

Special Abilities[edit]

  • Minion - Will work for Skorne, Legion, Circle, and Trollbloods
  • Warlock - All warlocks come with a stack of standard special rules - most notably being awesome.
  • Bog Trog Warlock - This model's battlegroup must contain only minion Gatorman warbeasts.
  • Amphibious - This model treats shallow water as open terrain while advancing. While completely in shallow water, this model gains concealment and does not block line of sight.
  • Call to Sacrifice (Bog Trog) - If this model is disabled by an enemy attack, a nearby Bog Trog can be killed instead, and this model regains a hitpoint.

Spells[edit]

Target a model in the caster's battlegroup. If an enemy model advances & ends its movement within 6" of that model, it can immediately advance up to 3" ignoring free strikes, but then Admonition expires.
Target friendly Faction model can charge for free and gains +2" movement and Pathfinder when it charges for one turn.
  • Fury - COST 2, Range 6", Upkeep
Affected friendly model/unit gains +3 STR and -1 DEF.
Place a 4" AOE cloud effect anywhere completely within the caster's CTRL range. 1) This AOE does not block friendly Faction models' LOS. 2) While in the AOE, friendly Faction models gain Pathfinder and 3) they can move through obstructions and other models if they have enough movement to move completely past them.

Feat: Dark Water[edit]

Minions can't be targeted by ranged attacks, charges, or slams from more than 5" away.


Analysis of Rask[edit]

Rask in a nutshell[edit]

Rask is an amazingly powerful and flexible warlock, able to do a lot of things and very hard to kill. His backbone spell is Fury, enabling armor cracking, but that is only the beginning of his extremely deep ability toolbox. Because of his toolbox, his ability to smash armor, and how difficult he is to remove, he is considered probably the best Mk3 minion warlock.

Thoughts on when & how to use his feat and spells[edit]

Usually the best time for Rask to pop his feat is turn two, as this allows for weirder positioning and impunity to ranged shots for a turn.

Typical strategy & army selection[edit]

He's flexible enough that about the only things you almost always see with him are:

A common theme to find him in is Will Work for Food; "Rask & Friends" (i.e. Rask and a collection of lesser warlocks) is a very common way for minions to crack armour and doesn't overload Rask's relatively low FURY stat.

Drawbacks and Downsides[edit]

  • He has little to no personal melee game.

Tricks and Tips[edit]

  • With a horde of Bog Trogs, he becomes obnoxious to remove.
  • He's an incredibly flexible toolbox who can work very well with anything.

Changes from Mk II[edit]


  • Thanks to a combined non themed minions list, you can take some farrow with him. This can greatly increase the variety of lists.

Other[edit]

Trivia[edit]

Theme Forces this is a member of[edit]

Rules Clarifications[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, Solos, & Battle Engines
Warlock attachments Targ Gatorman Soul Slave
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
Unaligned
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