How do I use it?
This unit is the cheapest HQ option for the Death Guard, so one use is for it to fill out the HQ slots of a battalion. However it’s main use is because it offers a re-roll for hit rolls of 1 for Death Guard units within 6″. So you might, for example, have it hanging back with some Dreadnoughts (the Hellforged Contemptor hits on a 2+, re-rolling 1s is wonderful). Another really good use is to back up Plague Marines equipped with Plague Marines, it gives a bit of safety for when they’re overcharging their fire. The Chaos Lord is infantry so can move through ruins and keep up with the whatever infantry he might be accompanying.
Should he be the Warlord?
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