Disciple Squad

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Disciples are the fighting elite of the renegade armies of the Lost and the Damned. These fighters have willingly embraced the terrible powers of Chaos. Whatever their origin, such men have become hopelessly tainted and are fanatically loyal to their new masters. They are quite noted for looking like Chaos KKK's cause of the pointy hats and all, but they are probably modelled after Torquemada from Nemesis the Warlock. They sometimes accompany the leaders in command of a Renegade Command Squad.

Tabletop[edit]

Renegade Disciples are essentially WS3 BS4 renegade infantry, and come with the Fanatic rule to help get them some better leadership. Equipment-wise they’re much like a standard Imperial Guard infantry squad, able to take a single special and a single heavy weapon team, though the rest of the squad can have either autoguns, shotguns, or pistols and CCWs. Their base cost is very reasonable at 35 points, though much like the Marauders, adding onto the squad is fairly expensive, at 10 points per body (which only averages out to 8 points per model on a 10-man squad, assuming 5 points for the Champion upgrade). If you want to make them tougher, they have the option to buy carapace armour for 20 points for the squad, meaning it’s far more cost efficient on large squads.

Changes in 8th Edition[edit]

Everything above basically carries over into the new edition along with a WS buff/change - now they hit on a 3+ in both CC and with shooting attacks! How's that for nifty?

Forces of the Lost and the Damned
Command: Apostate Cardinal - Chaos Champion - Renegade Command Squad
Renegade Demagogue - Renegade Enforcer - Rogue Psyker
Human Troops: Cultist - Disciple Squad - Pontifex Guard - Renegade Infantry Platoon
Renegade Marauder Squad - Renegade Support Squad
Abhumans
& Beasts:
Beastmen Attack Squad (Khorngors - Pestigors - Slaangors - Tzaangors)
Chaos Beast - Chaos Hound - Chaos Spawn - Mutant Rabble
Ogryn Brute (Ogryn Berserker - Plague Ogryn) - Plague Zombie
Vehicles: AT70 Reaver Battle Tank - AT83 Brigand Super Tank - Chimera - Hellhound
Leman Russ Battle Tank - Salamander Command Vehicle - Stalk Tank - Sentinel
STeG 4
Artillery: Basilisk Artillery Gun - Colossus Bombard - Griffon Heavy Mortar Carrier
Hydra Flak Tank - Minotaur Artillery Tank - Medusa Siege Gun
Rapier Armoured Carrier - Wyvern Suppression Tank
Daemon Engines: Blight Drone - Blood Slaughterer - Brass Scorpion - Lord of Skulls - Plague Hulk
Super Heavies: Baneblade - Macharius Heavy Tank - Malcador Heavy Tank - Valdor Tank Hunter
Flyers: Arvus Lighter - Hell Blade - Hell Talon - Valkyrie