Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II - Retribution Tyranid Race Pack

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Includes 4 unique ability and wargear items to equip your squad with.
  • VENOMOUS TALONS: Attacks upon the enemy now have a guaranteed chance to stun and poison them for a short duration.
  • POISONOUS CYSTS: After taking a fixed amount of melee damage your Swarmlord will now spray a poison cloud that damages your enemies.
  • SHADOW IN THE WARP: When hit you now convert some of that damage to energy to power your abilities.
  • WARP FIELD: Calls forth an energy shield to protect your character from damage.

Warhammer 40,000 fans, your prayers to the Emperor (or Gork, Mork, Isha, or whichever vile daemon you heretics worship) have been answered. A turn-based strategy adaptation of Games Workshop's grimdark tabletop wargame is coming, but not from the usual source. While Relic developed and THQ published the 40K RTS series Dawn of War, this is by specialist strategy developer and publisher Slitherine. We don't know much, though. Yesterday's announcement said it's being made for multiple platforms wit...

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