Night Runners

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These secretive warriors work best when deployed away from the main host, striking at flanks and unsecured or vulnerable places.

Night Runners are the most common Clan Eshin warriors, although they are still secretive like all their mysterious clan. Trained to move at speed, Night Runners strike quickly to prepare the way for Skaven armies. Small furtive units sneak from the shadows to seize key terrain features, while larger blocks of Night Runners scurry ahead of the Skaven lines to harass and slow down the foe. Night Runners fight with blades in each hand, although many employ slings to rain death on enemy war machines or poorly armoured elites. A typical ruse is to slink off to the army's flanks, hoping to lure pursuit into a hastily prepared ambush.

Attributes

Attribute Description
Vanguard Deployment This unit can deploy outside the deployment zone.
Hide (forest) This unit can hide in forests until enemy units get too close.
Fire Whilst Moving This unit can fire while on the move.

Abilities

Ability Description
Scurry Away!

"He who runs away lives to fight another day!" - so the foul, craven adage goes.

Strength in Numbers

Skaven are craven by nature but take courage when in packs of their own kind, where they move slower but enjoy the safety of numbers.

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