Token Trans Mod
Join Date: May 2011
Location: On the internet.
Codex: Tyranids Rumors
Tyranid Rumored Release
Predicted Release: November 2013
- Altered FOC to help counter the lack of Allies. 3 HQ, 4 Elite, 6 Troop, 4 Fast, 4Heavy.
- Purchasing the 3rd HQ choice unlocks the extra Elite, Fast, and Heavy slots.
- Two new Tyranid psychic powers lists. One list is destructive powers, one is augmentive powers.
- Tervigon Upgrade options for Termagant spawns to give them full options, but they are quite pricy.
- Hiveguard: new weapon upgrade option (available to a handful of units) that grants skyfire with an "enhanced ability" to ground FMCs.
- Lictors small point increase, gain new Surprise! rule (all shots against Lictors the turn after they appear are snap shots). DeathLeaper now an upgrade character.
- Pyrovore gains Torrent and a steep points reduction.
- Ymgarl Genestealers - Special arrival rule is shared with the Lictor, may now purchase standard Genestealer biomorph upgrades.
- Termagants Gain Fleet. New 10 unit box. Includes options for Spike rifles and Strangleweb. Curled tails. No rippers on sprues.
- Harpy big overhaul. New model/dual-combo kit, Flying Monstrous, Sonic Screech combines with Vector striking. Additional Spore Mine Cysts may be purchased as upgrades. Default Stranglethorn has new upgrade options.
- New Flyer - Fast Attack choice, the alternative build for the Harpy kit.
- Carnifex - significant cost reduction
- "BIG BUG" Larger than Tervigon sized HQ unit. Oval base, hunched over, but wider. Has 18 synapse. Psyker 4. Prime version: Grants FNP and Counter Attack to Nids in 12. Stats like Tervigon, except 2A. SitW
- Harpy - "Roughly the size of the Heldrake. Pretty much looks liek the picture in the current codex."
- Tyranid Prime (Finecast)
- Doom of Malantai (clamshell package)
- Parasite of Mordrax (clamshell package)
- Termagant sprues recut for more options (some chatter says Genestealers)
- Mycetic Spore
- Tyrant Guard and Hive Guard -Dual-build plastic kit. 3 models. All options for either unit.
- "Large plastic monstrous creature" - "the new kit in comparison to the Tyrannofex will have similar size ratios as the Wraithknight to the Wraithlord"
Added Rumors from BoLS: 20 Aug 2013
Last edited by Zion; 08-20-13 at 04:11 PM.