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Dolorous Knell

In the Warhammer 40,000 setting, the Dolorous Knell is a giant bell that engenders fear in the enemies of the Death Guard.

Codex Supplement: Traitor Legions (2016)

Codex Supplement: Traitor Legions (2016), p117 — Chaos Artefacts of the Death Guard

Dolorous Knell — 25 Points

The clangour of this giant bell is painful to the ear, almost intrusive as its foul sounds push their sickening notes into the minds of those nearby. Each toll registers as a dull clank on the data-harvest of recording devices such as vid-thief skulls, but to hear it in person is quite another matter. Bravery is undone and certainty ebbed away as the shambling horde of the Death Guard closes in, rendered as looming behemoths by the peals of the deathly knell.

All friendly Death Guard units within 14" of the bearer at the start of the Fight sub-phase have the Fear special rule for the duration of the phase. In addition, enemy units taking a Fear test against an affected unit must do so on 3D6 instead of 2D6.