Scrap Thrall

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Scrap Thrall
Cryx Thrall Solo

Scrap thralls are made by Necrotechs from heaps of bone and metal taken from corpses and destroyed 'jacks. Once animated, these thralls shamble forth as delivery vehicles for necrotite-enchanced bombs.

Basic Info[edit]

Scrap Thrall
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DEF 11
ARM 12
Cost 2 for 3 solos
0.7 each
See also How to Read the statblock


  • Mechano-Claw - 0.5" reach, POW 4, P+S 8 melee weapon
    • Death Burst (★ Attack) - This model makes a melee attack. If that attack hits, instead of dealing damage normally, center a 4" AOE on the model hit and remove this model from play. The model hit suffers a POW 16 damage roll. If the attack misses, center the AOE on this model and remove this model from play. Other than the model directly hit, models in the AOE are hit and suffer a POW 8 blast damage roll. Death Burst damage is unboostable.


  • Undead - This model is an undead model and not a living model.
  • Thrall Bomb - When disabled, explodes in a 4" AOE causing below average POW damage rolls to models under the AOE and then this model is removed from play.

Thoughts on Scrap Thrall[edit]

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Tip !
Scrap Thralls can be added to your army list in groups of 3 models. They are 3 separate solos (not a unit with 3 members).

Scrap Thrall in a Nutshell[edit]

Scrap Thralls are a very cheap option. They are the cheapest models in the game and this shows in their stats & abilities (or lack thereof). But if you need some cheap troops to cast spells on, or just like the idea of exploding troops, or a cheap option to block charge lanes, Scrap Thralls are your men.

Combos & Synergies[edit]

Being the extremely cheap units that they are actually makes them useful to a number of casters who sacrifice their own troops.

  • You can use them as Sacrificial Pawns for Terminus.
  • They can be used as targeting beacons for AoE spells and attacks against units who are otherwise cannot be hit.
  • Fuel for Goreshade2's feat.
  • Fuel for Mortenebra's Sacrificial Lamb spell.
  • Fuel for Skarre1's Ritual Sacrifice spell.

Drawbacks & Downsides[edit]

  • You can't leave them too close to your own lines, because they'll get exploded by enemy ranged attacks. And Cryx infantry don't have enough ARM to survive random explosions.
  • You can't leave them too close to each other, because they'll daisy chain with the explosion of one causing others to explode. Unless that was your plan.
  • They're great against enemy low-ARM infantry, but typically such enemy infantry has enough SPD to simply avoid Scrappies.
  • You can't use Death Burst on a free strike.

Tricks & Tips[edit]

  • Run Scrap Thralls into the enemy, then shoot them in the back.
    • Set up a daisy chain, so that one exploding will set the next off.
    • Shoot them with Bloat Thralls, for even more AOE fun.
    • Shoot them with AOE spells while they stand next to Spell Warded targets.



Theme Forces[edit]

Other Cryx models[edit]



Warcasters Agathia - Aiakos2 - Goreshade1 - Goreshade2 - Goreshade3 - Asphyxious1 - Asphyxious2 - Asphyxious3 - Terminus - Venethrax - Scaverous - Mortenebra1 - Mortenebra2 - Skarre1 - Skarre2 - Skarre3 - Sturgis2 - Deneghra1 - Deneghra2 - Deneghra3 - Coven
Warcaster attachments The Withershadow Combine - Satyxis Blood Priestess - Skarlock Thrall - Madelyn Corbeau (Mercenary)
Other Controllers Iron Lich Overseer (Marshal) - Aiakos1 (BGC)
Light warjacks Deathripper - Defiler - Helldiver - Nightwretch - Ripjaw - Scavenger - Shrike - Stalker
Heavy warjacks Corruptor - Desecrator - Harrower - Inflictor - Leviathan - Reaper - Seether - Slayer
Barathrum - Deathjack - Erebus - Kharybdis - Malice - Nightmare
Colossal Kraken - Sepulcher
Units, Solos, & Battle Engines
Living Undead
Units BO Boarding Party - BO Ironmongers - BO Smog Belchers - Bloodgorgers - Marauders - Cephalyx Drudges - Cephalyx Overlords - Satyxis Gunslingers - Satyxis Blood Witches - Satyxis Raiders - Scharde Dirge Seers - Scharde Pirates Bane Knights - Bane Riders - Bane Warriors - Bile Thralls - Carrion Thralls - Mechanithralls - Necrosurgeon - Revenant Cannon - Revenant Crew - Soulhunters
Characters: Blackbane's Ghost Raiders - The Withershadow Combine
Solos Misery Cage - Satyxis Blood Priestess - Satyxis Raider Captain - Warwitch Siren
Characters: Agrimony - Aiakos1 - Axiara - Darragh Wrathe - Gerlak - Severa Blacktide
Bloat Thrall - Iron Lich Overseer - Machine Wraith - Necrotech - Pistol Wraith - Scrap Thrall - Skarlock Thrall - Soul Trapper
Characters: Bane Lord Tartarus - Mobius - Captain Rengrave - Hellslinger
Battle Engines No living engines Wraith Engine
Theme Forces
Black Industries - Dark Host - The Ghost Fleet - Infernal Machines - Scourge of the Broken Coast - Slaughter Fleet Raiders
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Mercenary Battlegroups
Warcasters Captain Bartolo - Captain Damiano - Cognifex - Drake MacBain - Exulon - Fiona - Magnus1 - Magnus2

Requires a 2+ caster game.

Other Controllers Raluk Moorclaw (Marshal) - Rorsh & Brine (Lesser Warlock) - Wrongeye & Snapjaw (Lesser Warlock)
Warjacks, Warbeasts, & Monstrosities The mercenary battlegroup members you can include in a Cryx 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 it can take.
Mercenary Units, Solos, & Battle Engines
Units Press Gangers - Sea Dog Deck Gun - Sea Dog Pirates & CA & WA - Steelhead Halberdiers - Steelhead Heavy Cavalry - Steelhead Riflemen

Croe's Cutthroats - Nyss Hunters - Devil's Shadow Mutineers - Boomhowlers

Solos Ogrun Bokur - Swamp Gobber Raiders

Bloody Bradigan - Bosun Grogspar - Doc Killingsworth - [[Eilish Garrity - Hawk - Gorman - Gudran - Rockbottom - Dougal - Orin - Ragman - Raluk Moorclaw - Rorsh & Brine - Madelyn Corbeau (Attached)- Saxon - Seargeant Nicolas - Stannis - Wrong Eye & Snapjaw

Battle Engines None

Rules Clarifications[edit]

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Rules Clarification : Death Burst      (Edit)

  • Death Burst is never boosted, even if the Scrap Thrall charged before making the melee attack.

Rules Clarification : Undead - None yet. (Edit)
Rules Clarification : Thrall Bomb - None yet. (Edit)