The 18th trait to be added to the game, ready for the next ranked season, is one that has been requested and discussed a fair bit amongst the community: Barrage. The rule itself reads as follows:

“Whenever this card makes a Ranged attack it deals 10/20/30% of that damage to cards adjacent to the target.”

So we have our first ‘area of effect’ trait, and also our first that applies to adjacent cards rather than target cards or all cards, making positioning of these cards important to get the maximum benefit. 

A few other key things to mention is that:

  • It will be blocked by shields so this can be a very effective strategy for stripping shields indirectly or when facing a shield wall. 
  • When targeting taunt or target acquired cards it will still splash out to adjacent cards so again can be used to deal some extra damage to cards you would not normally be able to target that round. 
  • Barrage damage is a percentage of the damage dealt so taunt damage reductions, as well as other debuff effects, will affect the splash damage total (and similarly with buff effects). 

With these interactions it should prove a more complex and tactical addition than it may appear on the surface and should add some good new builds and combos into the game.

So the information you all really want, who’s getting it?


Ealion Toir – Dark Reaper Exarch

Athel Astaan – Aeldari Corsair Reaver


Emberresh the Suneater – Transcendent C’Tan

Implacable Vanguard – Sautekh Dynasty Immortal


Shas’vre Ob’Lotai 9-0 – Farsight Enclaves XV88 Broadside Battlesuit

Kor’vesa #7700184 – Voir’la DS8 Tactical Support Turret

Kor’vesa #6604931 – Vior’la Sept MV8 Missile Drone

Servants of the Emperor:

Junith Erutia – Adepta Sororitas Canoness Superior

Omicron 99-Scythe – Adeptus Mechanicus Kastelan Robot

Pious Vorne – Missionary Zealot

Sister Aliesha – Adepta Sororitas Battle Sister

Space Marines:

Brother Crusaius – Ultramarines Centurion Devastator
Brother Remial – Dark Angels Aggressor

Renrik Red-Eye – Space Wolves Aggressor

Brother Ebellius – Blood Angels Terminator


Phrenzyx Shatterhowl – Noise Marine of Slaanesh
Dorzgogh – Black Legion Obliterator


Da Mad Mangler – Bad Moons Clan Gorkanaut

Rukfang’s Squigbuggy – Snakebite Clan Rukkatrukk Squigbuggy

Gogbolg’s Bubble Chukka – Evil Sunz Clan Mek Gun


Specimen: LV-083-SD-Θ – Hive Fleet Leviathan BiovoreSpecimen: LV-562-MF-Θ – Hive Fleet Leviathan Hive Guard

Get ready to blow the opposition to smithereens!