Carnifex

Tyranicii Carnifex Primus

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Carnifex - Tyranicii Carnifex (Various)

Spawned From: Spawning Chambers
Combat Role: Melee/Ranged Heavy Support
Unit Size: 1
Squad/Support Cap: 3 Support
Hard Cap: None

Abilities:
  • Can not capture Strategic Points.

Effective Against: Most unit types

Global Upgrades:
  • Biomorph - Carnifex Extended Carapace. Increases Health. Requires the Perfect Link upgrade to the Hive Spire.
  • Biomorph - Carnifex Toxic Miasma. Gives the Toxic Miasma automatic ability which slows down enemy movement and reduces ranged weapon damage to all enemy units in range. Requires the Perfect Link upgrade to the Hive Spire.
  • Biomorph - Carnifex Implant Attack. Massive increase to melee damage. Requires the Perfect Link upgrade to the Hive Spire.
  • Biomorph - Carnifex Regeneration. Increases health regeneration. Requires the Perfect Link upgrade to the Hive Spire.
These upgrades may be purchased at the Spawning Chambers, these upgrades will affect all of your Carnifex units. Their effects do stack.

Weapon Upgrades:
  • Barbed Strangler: Long range weapon effective against Infantry and Heavy Infantry (replaces one set of Scything Talons).
  • Venom Cannon: Long range weapon effective against Heavy Infantry, Vehicles and Buildings (replaces one set of Scything Talons).
  • Bio-plasma: Causes Knock-back effect.
One of these upgrades may be purchased on the unit's menu, this upgrade will only affect the selected Carnifex.

Strategy:
  • The Carnifex is versatile and can be equipped to effectively fill any role required.
  • Great for leading assaults or providing heavy ranged support.
  • One of the best Tyranid units for defeating enemy vehicles/buildings or Heavy Infantry at range (depending on weapon upgrade).
  • Moves slowly, so it needs other mobile units to support it.
Released on: Thu Oct 29, 2009 9:54 pm
from: Ministry
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