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Dawnguard Invictor Officer & Standard Bearer - Retribution


of Scyrah Unit Attachment
Models listed by Faction
Models listed by Expansion Invictor captains are
List of Spells veterans who have
List of Special Abilities endured long years of
service under
merciless superiors.
All Invictors are
extensively drilled
and trained to take
Cryx part in complex
Cygnar
coordinated actions,
Khador
and this is
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Protectorate of Menoth and this is
Retribution of Scyrah particularly true of
Convergence of Cyriss the veterans chosen
Mercenaries to accompany each
Four Star Syndicate captain. Relying on
Highborn Covenant
this discipline,
Puppet Masters
Searforge Commission Invictor officers can
Talion Charter deliver devastating
concentrated fire at
unprecedented range.

Statistics
The captain has the similar stats to his Invictor brethren with slightly higher MAT, RAT
and CMD and five damage boxes. The Standard Bearer has the same stats as the Invictors,
but no weapons. They cost as much as any other Retribution UA.
Circle Orboros
Legion of Everblight
Skorne Weapons and Attacks
Trollbloods
Officer
Minions
Sword Cannon -The meat of the Invictors: it basically grants another shot for the
Blindwater Congregation
Thornfall Alliance CRA.
Blade - Okay P+S weapon used primarily against light infantry, unless he's eligible
for the Flank bonus.
Standard Bearer
None.

Newbie Page Special Abilities


Faction Overview Officer
General Strategies Combined Ranged Attack - Gives the Invictor unit an extra model for CRAs. Can
Scenario Play bring down heavier infantry and inflict damage on heavy warjacks, as a POW 23 shot
Tournament Analysis
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Army List Builders Officer - He becomes the squad leader, and has control of the 'jack(s) the squad is
Army List Archive marshaling. When he dies, the normal leader gains control of the 'jack.
Theme Forces Defensive Line - Best used in small clumps of three or four models apiece; a single
Glossary of Abbreviations large clump runs the risk of a powerful model ripping through the entire unit at once,
while pairs means that the loss of a single model causes the other to lose the ARM
bonus as well.
Mini-feat: Extended Fire - This guy's mini feat gives the Invictors a significant range
Rules for Editors bonus for one round, making them equal to Houseguard Riflemen but with higher
Pages which need work POW.
How can I help? Flank - Bring a Griffon along to ensure plenty of Flank targets.
How to Edit Granted: Combined Arms - If using the full squad for a CRA (particularly against a
Donate warlock/'caster), it just about ensures a hit as two double-one rolls in a row is very
unlikely.
Other Standard Bearer
Mk I Archive Defensive Line
Terrain Archive Standard Bearer

Thoughts on the Dawnguard Invictor Officer & Standard Bearer


There's really no reason why you shouldn't take this UA if you decide to take Invictors. For
two points, it turns an already decent combined arms unit with decent shooting and melee
skills into a fantastic shooting force with a strong melee presence.

The Officer has two main benefits for a squad of Invictors:


His mini-feat, which allows them to get their shots from the deadly 14" so feared by
people who have faced Long Gunners. Trip this off early (around the second turn if
possible) to take out key solos and soften up enemy units.
If you're playing with Ravyn, cast Snipe on them early and then use the feat for a
ridiculous range of 18". Great if you're going second and your enemy ran most of
their force forward on their turn.
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Secondly, and perhaps more importantly, is the Combined Arms ability. A two-model CRA
already gives Invictors higher effective RAT than even a Ghost Sniper; combine this with
the ability to reroll misses and the Invictors can consistently hit high DEF units. More
importantly, Combined Arms allows the Invictors to forgo the aiming bonus and maintain a
high level of accuracy while on the move, either increasing their threat range or falling back
in the face of an oncoming force. Keep in mind that Combined Arms is a Granted ability, so
if the Officer dies, the unit loses the ability; keep him safe in the back row, preferably with a
couple of other Invictors in B2B for Defensive Line.

On the other hand, the Standard Bearer is pretty useless. Unless you're facing someone who
naturally lowers their CMD or has spells that force command checks, it's usually better to let
the banner go down than give up another gun. He does provide Defensive Line, so it might
not be a bad idea to keep him B2B with the Officer for the ARM boost.

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################## Retribution Index


Warcasters Garryth - - Issyria - - Kaelyssa
- - Ossyan - - Rahn - - Ravyn -
- Thyron - - Vyros 1 - - Vyros
2
Warjacks - Light Aspis - - Chimera - - Gorgon -
(Light Myrmidion) - Griffon
Moros
Warjacks – Heavy Banshee - - Daemon - - Hydra
(Heavy Myrmidion) - - Manticore - - Phoenix - -
Sphinx
Discordia - - Hypnos - -
Imperatus
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Warjacks - Colossals Helios - - Hyperion
(Colossal Myrmidion)
Units Dawnguard Destors - -
Dawnguard Invictors (UA) - -
Dawnguard Sentinels (UA) - -
Battle Mages - - Houseguard
Halberdiers (UA) - -
Electromancers - - Heavy Rifle
Team - - Houseguard Riflemen
(UA) - - Mage Hunter
Infiltrators (UA) - - Mage
Hunter Strike Force (UA) (UA)
- - Stormfall Archers
Special Weapon Attachment:
Soulless Escort
Special Unit Attachment:
Eiryss3
Solos Arcanist - - Dawnguard
Destor Thane - - Dawnguard
Scyir - - Ghost Sniper - -
Artificer - - Magister - -
Houseguard Thane - - Mage
Hunter Assassin - - Soulless
Voidtracer
Eiryss1 - - Eiryss2 - - Skeryth
Issyen - - Narn - - Nayl
Warcaster Attachment: Sylys
Wyshnalyrr
Journeyman Warcaster: Elara
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Retribution Mercenary
Index
Mercenary None at present
SPACERWarcastersSPACER
Mercenary Different types of
Warjacks Mercenary warjacks
can only be taken by
specific Mercenary
models ... which means
there's too many
permutations to list
here (in any sort of
meaningful way).

However, note that the


following Retribution
mercenary models can
control
warjacks/warbeasts (in
addition to the
Mercenary Warcasters
listed above):
Dahlia Hallyr &
Skarath
Mercenary Nyss Hunters • Lady
Units Aiyana & Master Holt
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Mercenary Lanyssa Ryssyll •
Solos Madelyn Corbeau •
Dahlia Hallyr &
Skarath

Note: To field a mercenary warcaster with Retribution (ha ha ha ha), you need to
be playing a game which allows 2 (or more) warcasters.

Or see the Retribution Theme Forces

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