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The '''Ravener Alpha''' is a member of the [[Ravener]] genus of [[Tyranid]], engineered for fast surprise assaults and the leading of the surrounding swarm.
 
The '''Ravener Alpha''' is a member of the [[Ravener]] genus of [[Tyranid]], engineered for fast surprise assaults and the leading of the surrounding swarm.
  
 
==Overview==
 
==Overview==
Greater in strength, resilience and intelligence than its more common counterpart the [[Ravener]], it's main purpose is tunneling under enemy lines to open up strategic tunnels for other elements of the swarm to use.<sup>1</sup> With biomorphs almost rivaling those of the larger [[Synapse creature|Synapse creatures]],<sup>2</sup> it fulfills a battlefield role similar to the [Tyranid Prime]. It is also the only variant of the Ravener capable of [[Synapse|Synaptic support]].<sup>3</sup>
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Greater in strength, resilience and intelligence than its more common counterpart, the [[Ravener]], its main purpose is tunneling under enemy lines to open up strategic tunnels for other elements of the swarm to use.{{Fn|1a}} With biomorphs almost rivaling those of the larger [[Synapse creature|Synapse creatures]],{{Fn|1b}} it fulfills a battlefield role similar to the [[Tyranid Prime]]. It is also the only variant of the Ravener capable of [[Synapse|Synaptic]] support.{{Fn|1c}}
 
 
==Basic Info==
 
  
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==Basic Information==
 
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==Sources==
 
==Sources==
*<sup>1</sup>: [[Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II]]
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*1: [[Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II]]
*<sup>2</sup>: [[Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II]]: Ravener Alpha upgrades
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**{{Endn|1a}}: {{Cite This}}
*<sup>3</sup>: [[Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II]]: "Synapse Aura"
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**{{Endn|1b}}: Ravener Alpha upgrades
*<sup>4</sup>: [[Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II]]: "Corrosive Devourer"
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**{{Endn|1c}}: "Synapse Aura"
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**{{Endn|1d}}: "Corrosive Devourer"
  
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Latest revision as of 08:53, 7 July 2021

A Ravener Alpha[1a]

The Ravener Alpha is a member of the Ravener genus of Tyranid, engineered for fast surprise assaults and the leading of the surrounding swarm.

Overview

Greater in strength, resilience and intelligence than its more common counterpart, the Ravener, its main purpose is tunneling under enemy lines to open up strategic tunnels for other elements of the swarm to use.[1a] With biomorphs almost rivaling those of the larger Synapse creatures,[1b] it fulfills a battlefield role similar to the Tyranid Prime. It is also the only variant of the Ravener capable of Synaptic support.[1c]

Basic Information

Ordo Xenos
Departmento Analyticus Record
[1a]
Designation Ravener Alpha
First encountered Typhon
Role Subterranean assault/Leader
Main Weaponry Fangs and claws
Secondary Weaponry Devourer[1d]
Tertiary Weaponry Tail
Threat evaluation High

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