Canoness Gemiel


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The Black Destroyer

Also known as “Cormer'Morenn” in the ancient Eldar dialects, Gemiel’s blade is said to be a weapon of Eldar origin, but since its creation (which was rumoured to have taken place before the Eldar’s Fall), it has been tainted by Chaos.

Where once a noble Eldar spirit once inhabited it, now only the darkened heart of a Prince of Slaanesh now resides.

Held as an icon of heresy, an abomination to be eradicated without remorse, and no one wishes her harm none more-so then Gemiel’s sister, Alica.

Gemiel herself is seen as a beacon of piety for the Emperor’s Children who herald her as their mistress, their warrior-leader, and as such, she commands their utter loyalty and devotion. This makes Gemiel exceptionally dangerous, as few, barring the daemon Primarch, Fulgrim himself, can claim such a high esteem.

This has lead to Gemiel entering in a number of vicious border wars with rival Chaos Lords, it has been her loyal cadre of Children that has always made the difference from success and defeat.

Gemiel is a warrior of utmost grace and speed, able to move with astounding elegance and with an organic precision almost unmatched in the Eye of Terror.

She bears pure white skin which is as perfect as the day she ascended despite the countless campaigns and wars she has seen in her long millennia of service to the Princess of Pleasure.

Gemiel stands fully ten feet tall, and to this day, she still wields the Black Destroyer, the sister blade to the White Sabre which is wielded by Alica. These two blades hold great enmity for their opposite, and it is suggested by those within the Inquisition, most notably by Inquisitor Holt himself that the two blades drive whoever wields them to seek out and destroy the rival blade. It is perhaps this more then any other factor which drives the hatred between the two sisters.

Unique Wargear:

Chaos Harpies: The creatures of the Warp are many-fold and Gemiel has enslaved two such creatures, forever bending them to her will. In the material realm, they manifest as two winged harpy like creatures.

Both Gemiel and the two Harpies are treated as a unit in their own right (i.e. must always remain within unit coherency), and if Gemiel is killed, the Harpies are also removed. If the Harpies are slain, then Gemiel not affected in any way.

Gemiel may join other units as normal for being an Independent Character although she cannot ride in any transports.

The Black Destroyer (Gemiel only): The Black Destroyer is a potent symbol of Gemiel's outright betrayal of her sister, Alica.

In game terms, the Black Destroyer adds +2 to Gemiel's strength (bonus already included in her profile) and adds +D3 attacks only when she charges, instead of the usual +1.

The Order of the Raped Virgin

Originally known as the Order of the Sacred Heart, the Order was renamed to the order of the Raped Virgin following the ritual rape and slaying of the Order's first Canoness, Alica the 1st.

The Order is now commanded by Canoness Alica, the 3rd, sister of the traitor Adepta Sororitas, Gemiel of Tarsiss III. Alica continues to lead the fight against Gemiel and her Emperor's Children allies.


Canoness Gemiel190 points

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Canoness Gemiel7585463103+
Harpy4033151106+

Section:

  • HQ

Unit Type:

  • Jump Infantry

Unit Composition:

  • 1 (unique)

Wargear:

  • Bolt pistol (Gemiel only)
  • Chaos Harpies
  • Frag and krak grenades
  • Jump pack (Gemiel only)
  • Power armour (Gemiel only)
  • Teeth and claws (Harpies only - counts as a close combat weapon)
  • The Black Destroyer (Gemiel only)
  • Wings (Harpies only - counts as Jump pack)

Special Rules:

  • 5+ Invulnerable Save
  • Eternal Warrior
  • Fearless
  • Independent Character (Gemiel only)
  • Minions of the Four Winds (Gemiel)
  • The Pleasure Wind

Psychic Powers:

  • Gemiel has warptime



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