40K Rumors: Chaos Rumor Dump 2!

Rumor Stew! Mmmmmm.


Tastey Taste over at BoK has some sweet Chaos rumors! Also, Mr. Taste, who relaly does know what he’s talking about, has debunked the rumored release list that hit a few days back with all the crazy stuff on it. We didn’t think it was real either, but only time will tell.

Thanks for waiting everyone.

If you missed my first drop here is a link to take you back a few weeks.


First off, I want to say that it just doesn’t make any sense for GW to release the new Starter Set with models that doesn’t have a codex, so we have to assume that CSM codex will be out before the starter set. The only way they don’t  (would be a big slap in the face) would be they add a mini update like Daemons and still put off the CSM codex release.

Anyway on to more rumors/leaks.

Remember I might just repeat other rumors floating around and debunk others.

 –Special Characters–

Ahriman: Mastery Level 4, Same Stats as before, Access to Biomancy, Pryomancy, Telepathy, and Tzeentch. He is the master of witch ire spells, he can cast three spells that are witchfire in the same phase. He can also give up to three units infiltrate ability.

Huron: Same Stats as before, Mastery Level 1, Spells are randomly determined at the start of each turn.

Typhus: Same Stats as before, Mastery Level 2 can only take Nurgle powers, Destroyer Hive has been changed to be a Nurgle Holocaust Str4 AP2 ignores cover. Has Fear

Kharn: Same Stats as before, Him and his Unit get 2+ to deny witch and is completely immune to force weapons. Still attacks random people, but now a sneaky way around it. Always hits on 2+ in Assualt. Has Hatred All that he gives to the rest of his unit.

Fabius Bile: Same Stats as before. Enhanced Warriors can only ever kill one model gives them Str and Fearless.

Lucius: Same Stats as before. His attacks are the same number as opponent’s WS (Avatar vs Lucius fun times). Re-rolls all Wounds, Armor saves made by Lucius inflict str 4 ap2 hits back.


Dragon: 170pts AV 12/12/10 Can Vector Strike as a MC, Has Str 8 Heavy 4 guns

Shooty Demon Engine: 120pts AV 12/12/10 Two Str 8 Heavy 4 guns

Assault Demon Engine: 135pts AV 12/12/10, Immune to Cover, 12″ Move, Two Str 8 AP1 Melta Weapons, plus PowerFists

Hellbrute New CSM Dreadnaught: 105pts Crazed, BIG CHANGE no more DCW now just power fist will strike at I1 Someone pointed out to me that powerfists on walkers are not I1 so he will still strike at I4

Chaos Land Raider: 220pts Only Godhammer variant, only holds 10 guys, still can get dozerblades

Upgrades: Mini Deff Roller Str 5 Ap – hits and double for failed death and glory, Chaos Lash whips but reduce attacks to 1

–Unique Items–

Demon Weapons: All Demon Weapons on a roll of 1 will attack user, but no longer will you lose the rest of your attacks.

Unique Chaos Power Axe: +2 str Ap2, Blinds Opponents, Gives Rage, Demon Weapon.

Unique Chaos Power Maul: AP4, Fleshbane, Demon Weapon, Any unsaved wounds causes instant death after toughness test is failed, in addition at the end of the assault phase any model with in 3″ must make another toughness test or take an AP1 wound.

Unique Chaos Power Sword: Ap3 Marked for Death, select any character get str x2 AP1 instant death when engaged with that character

Unique Chaos Flamer: Str 5 Ap3 Torrent, Soulblaze

Unique Icon: Once you kill a model the Icon unlocks and any model enemy model within 12″ must take Difficult and Dangerous Terrain tests and all friendly deep strikers don’t scatter.

Unique Spell Book: Gain Random powers every turn can possible hurt you as well


Attack Familiar: Two additional familiar attacks

Magic Familiar: Grants Random Spells

Chaos Iron Halo: 4+ invul can stack with MoT so that means 3+ invul

Flails: AP 2 Str 8 reduce WS of targets


Chosen: 19pts each, Infiltrate gone

Terminators: 31pts each, Upgrades got very cheap FULLY kitted 10 man unit for about 400 pts with more versatility than any other Terminator unit in the game.  Still has Combi-Spam.

Zerkers: 19pts each, Chainaxe Str 4 Ap 4

1k Sons: 23pts each, Champion Mastery Level 1

Plague Marines: 24pts each, Same as before now have Poison Assault Weapon

Noise Marines: 16pts each, Must still buy Sonic Weapons. Sonic Blaster 24″ inch Str 4 Ap5 Salvo, Ignores Cover, Blastmaster 25 pts assault 2 or heavy 1 blast same as before now with ignores cover, Doom Siren Same as before.

Assault Oblits: Elite Slot Weapons act like Ymgarl Genestealers powers

Possessed: Random Chart is now D3 acts like Ymgarl Genestealers powers, but determine at the beginning of the turn.

Havocs: 13pts each, 5-15pt drop for all special weapons from past edition, can buy Flak missiles

–Psychic Powers–

Tzeentch: 4 powers only. Prime Power Random Str blast that keeps on exploding random hits for every dead model, 1-2 Roll on Big Chart re-roll spawn result, 3-4 Bolt of Tzeentch but how is a Beam, 5-6 Breath of Chaos

Ok that is all I got guys every last drop of rumor juice is gone! Enjoy, oh wait what is this at the bottom of my cup…

Prepare to be Despoiled

Abaddon is still one bad ass. His stats and cost remain the same. He will always be your Warlord. Drach’nyen: Demon Weapon, Specialist Weapon, +1 str ap2. Talon of Horus: x2 str, re-roll wounds, BA get hatred to Abaddon, Any friendly unit within 12″ of Abaddon gets Preferred Enemy. The biggest thing about Abaddon though is he makes CHOSEN TROOPS!


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15 Responses to “40K Rumors: Chaos Rumor Dump 2!”

  1. Paul Cornelius August 12, 2012 3:04 pm #

    Lucius’s attack profile is pretty cool, though I’m not buying it at AP 2.

    • Reecius August 12, 2012 4:05 pm #

      That does seems a bit much considering how rare AP2 is these days, but he is a special character. We’ll see.

      Huron looks like he still won’t see any game time! Haha, too bad. Random powers are not that fun unless every option is a good one.

      • Paul Cornelius August 12, 2012 4:30 pm #

        Hence the failure of Warlord powers.

        • Reecius August 12, 2012 5:02 pm #

          Yeah, I have to agree with you there. I saw a LOT of games won at the Golden Throne due to a beneficial Warlord Trait.

  2. mercutioh August 12, 2012 4:46 pm #

    Rejoice! Daemon Weapons are now amazing! No more If you have the awesome sword of darkness and chump a 1 you can’t attack!

    • Reecius August 12, 2012 5:03 pm #

      Yeah, that is definitely cool! I think this will cement Abby as the king of combat. I think it will make him even more powerful than Draigo.

      • Amberclad87 August 12, 2012 5:11 pm #

        Until he kills somebody in a challenge, then turns in to a spawn! lol.

        • mercutioh August 12, 2012 6:00 pm #

          then they get shot in the face by 16 autocannons from my Chosen Troops.

        • Reecius August 13, 2012 11:15 am #

          Hahaha, right?! That would be so tragic/funny.

  3. Giantslingshot August 12, 2012 11:50 pm #

    I can’t wait to hear the profile for sonic blasters. They used to be asssault 3, and were overcosted. Now that they’re salvo, and you can’t assault after firing them at all, it is going to need pretty impressive range/shots to be worth the points.

    • Reecius August 13, 2012 11:11 am #

      I agree, I think they are going to be awesome!

  4. Kasil August 13, 2012 10:23 am #

    “Dragon: 170pts AV 12/12/10 Can Vector Strike as a MC, Has Str 8 Heavy 4 guns”

    He says “guns” think there are two of them? Any thoughts on the Dragon in general?

    • Reecius August 13, 2012 11:14 am #

      It sounds like a butcher cannon is what he has (FW weapon) which has the same profile. Maybe his is twin linked? Maybe it’s something new.

      I think the model sounds silly (Frankie loves it) but it’s roll sounds pretty boss.

  5. mercutioh August 14, 2012 9:24 pm #

    I totally am working up Falcor to use for my counts as Chaos Dragon. First step develop artistic talent…….and GO!

    • Reecius August 15, 2012 10:32 am #

      Falcor! Yes! You win the thread! I love that movie.

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