Warsphinx

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Warsphinx

Warsphinx is a terrifying creation of Tomb Kings: a huge leonine statue carrying a great howdah on its back. [1a]

History

They were first created to guard the entrances to the king's inner sanctums, standing as huge sentries at each pyramid or prowling about, ready to devour intruders. Some, even more lavishly embelished stood sentry over the rulers sarcophagi itself. [1a]

After the awakening of the Tomb Kings, many would ride them to battle. [1a]

It is rare for a new Sphinx to be constructed, and those destroyed are painstackingly retreived and restored by the Necrotects. [1a]

Howdah

The howdah on the back can be crewed by the lucky Tomb Guard; it is very rare, however, to see a Tomb King who would not want this creation for himself,, for not only is it truly devastating in combat, but being made out of solid stone, hardly anything can hope to do real damage to this monstrosity.

Warfare

Few warriors are brave enough to stand their ground in front of this monster, for those who are get swatted aside by its claws or snapped in half by the giant jaws. The full power of the Warsphinx, however, lies in its ability to literally crush the enemy under its massive body, leaving nothing by bloody pulp beneath.[1a]

Weapons and Equipment

Each Warsphinx is unique and there are many variations in weaponary - some can breathe fire whilst others have tails resembling those of the scorpion, filled with venom. [1a]

  • 8th Edition: 4 Tomb Guard each with Spear. May have Envenomed Sting, Fiery Roar. [1b]

Miniatures

Sources.


Tomb Kings and Nehekharan's
Units Bone Giant - Carrion - Casket of Souls - Dust Goblin - Hierotitan - Icon Bearer - Liche High Priest - Liche Priest - Necropolis Knight - Necrosphinx - Necrotect - Screaming Skull Catapult - Sepulchral Stalker - Skeleton Archer - Skeleton Chariot - Skeleton Horsemen - Skeleton Warrior - Tomb Guard - Tomb Herald - Tomb King - Tomb Prince - Tomb Scorpion - Tomb Swarm - Ushabti - Warsphinx
Characters Ahtaf I - Ahtaf II - Aiyah - Akhmen-Hotep - Alcadizaar - Alkharad - Alkhazzar I - Alkhazzar II - Amanhotep - Amenemhetum - Amn-nasir - Amunet - Ankhat - Antarhak - Apophas - Arkhan - Behedesh - Dhekhesh - Dread King - Hatsushepra - Hekesh - Hekhmenukep - Imrathepis - Kaseph - Khalida Neferher - Kharnut - Khatep - Khenti - Khepra - Khesek - Khetep - Khutef - Lahkashaz - Lahmizzar - Lahmizzash - Lakhashar - Lamasheptra - Lamashizzar - Memnet - Nagash - Nebunefer - Neferem - Neferata - Nehek - Nekhef I - Nekaph - Nekhesh - Nemuhareb - Pakh-amn - Phar - Pharakh - Raamket - Rakaph I - Rakaph II - Rakaph III - Rakh-amn-hotep - Rakhash - Ramhotep - Rasut - Sehenesmet - Sekhef - Setep - Settra - Shahid ben Alcazzar - Shepret - Sofer - Suseb -Tephret - Thutep - Tutankhanut - Ubaid - Utep - Wakhaf - Zakash
Cities Bhagar - Ka-Sabar - Khemri - Lahmia - Lybaras - Mahrak - Numas - Quatar - Rasetra - Zandri
Images - Miniatures - Vehicles