In the Segmentum Pacificus, a new alien menace, the Tyranids, threatens the very heart of the Imperium, advancing towards Holy Terra. Countless Tyranid swarms emerge from the void, consuming worlds in their path to the Segmentum Solar. The Imperium’s elite war leaders are mobilizing Solblade Fleets for a critical counter-offensive against this xenos invasion. But with the Hive Mind’s cunning and insatiable hunger, humanity faces a dire challenge.
This 184-page hardback is an essential Crusade expansion for Warhammer 40,000. It details the harrowing Fourth Tyrannic War and provides comprehensive rules for narrative gameplay, Crusade army development, and campaign management. Included as well are the complete Warhammer 40,000 Core Rules, making it a must-have for players looking to immerse themselves in this epic conflict.
What’s inside the Crusade: Tyrannic War Book
- The Shadow Descends: Dive into the intense onset of the Fourth Tyrannic War, a critical conflict between the Imperium and the Tyranid Hive Mind. This section unveils the re-emergence of Hive Fleet Leviathan, the siege of the Bastior Sub-sector, and the Solblade Fleets’ arrival. It’s a vivid narrative enriched with stories, maps, and illustrations depicting the looming threat to Holy Terra.
- Showcase: Marvel at the stunning display of Citadel miniatures, meticulously painted by the ‘Eavy Metal team. This section features dioramas of the Fourth Tyrannic War’s participants, including monsters, war machines, Imperial heroes, and alien swarms, each accompanied by narrative insights.
- Crusade Rules: Essential for taking your army on a Crusade, these rules detail army development through campaigns. Track your army’s growth from raw recruits to veterans by acquiring resources, managing injuries, and earning experience and battle honours.
- Tyrannic War: Packed with Crusade rules for the Fourth Tyrannic War, this section includes Battle Traits, Crusade Relics, Agendas, and Blessings. It offers upgrade paths for both Monsters and Those Who Hunt Them, providing thematic content applicable to any faction.
- Missions: Engage in 15 dynamic Crusade missions set across Sanctum and other locations. These narrative missions include challenges like Spawning Grounds, Planetary Evacuation, and The Gathering Shroud, intensifying your campaign experience.
- Core Rules: The foundation of Warhammer 40,000 gameplay, these rules cover everything from the basic principles to specific phases of the game. Learn about model datasheets, command and movement strategies, shooting, charging, fighting phases, and more. This section also includes universal Stratagems and rules for Strategic Reserves, terrain, and aircraft.