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Venomcrawler

Venomcrawlers are skittering Daemon Engines commonly found in Daemonkin warbands.

Overview

These towering spider-like Daemon Engines are hosts to parasitic entities that infest the tides of the Warp, preying upon stray souls and lesser Daemons alike. Dragged into realspace and bound into hunks of metal by either Masters of Possession or Warpsmiths, these creatures often haunt the flesh factories of Daemonic forges. During the ritual of their summoning, Venomcrawlers are often embued with the most horrifying parasitic entities of the Warp. These Daemonic presences are bound to their structure. As more Daemons are absorbed into its metallic form, a Venomcrawler's form will distend hideously and create a reservoir of empyric energies within its swollen body. This makes Venomcrawlers valued both and off the battlefield, for their repositories of stored Warp energy can be used to create fresh Daemon Engines.[3]

Venomcrawlers are often used to hunt down rogue entities that have escaped the clutches of their summoners, consuming the raging spirit once it has been cornered. This daemonic energy can be used to power the Venomcrawler's formidable weaponry which come in the form of Excruciator Cannon pods.[2] The very presence of Venomcralwers are also able to thin the veil of reality itself, allowing Daemons easier access to Realspace.[1] Masters of Possession are particularly adept at drawing upon the energies of Venomcrawlers to lure Daemons into the Materium. At battle's end, these entities are hastily devoured by the Venomcrawler.[3]

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Chaos Space Marine Forces
Command Chaos LordExalted ChampionSorcerer LordDaemon Prince
Specialists SorcererWarpsmithDark ApostleMaster of PossessionMaster of ExecutionLord DiscordantWarsmithApothecary
Troops Chaos Space MarinesHavocsChosenChaos TerminatorsPossessedGreater PossessedKhorne BerzerkersPlague MarinesNoise MarinesRubric MarinesObliteratorsMutilatorsCultistsDark DiscipleChaos SpawnFallen
Fast Attack BikersRaptorsWarp Talons
Chaos Dreadnoughts HelbruteFerrum Infernus DreadnoughtContemptor DreadnoughtSonic DreadnoughtBerserker DreadnoughtHellforged Leviathan DreadnoughtDeredeo Dreadnought
Vehicles & Daemon Engines RhinoPredatorInfernal Relic PredatorVindicatorLand RaiderLand Raider ProteusLand Raider AchillesLand Raider Hades DiabolusRelic SicaranSicaran VenatorMaulerfiendForgefiendDefilerBrass ScorpionBlood SlaughtererDecimatorBlight DroneKytanPlague HulkVenomcrawlerWhirlwind Scorpius
Heavy Vehicles SpartanFellbladeTyphonCerberusFalchionMastodonLord of SkullsDeath WheelPlaguereaper
Aircraft HeldrakeStormbirdThunderhawkStorm EagleFire RaptorHell BladeHell TalonHarbingerDreadclawKharybdis
Summoned Greater DaemonsLesser DaemonsDaemonic Beasts
Special Characters Abaddon the DespoilerKharn the BetrayerTyphusAhrimanHuron BlackheartFabius BileCypherHaarken Worldclaimer



Daemon Engines
Chaos Undivided/Unaligned DefilerDecimatorForgefiendHeldrakeMaulerfiendSoul GrinderVenomcrawlerHelstalker
Khorne Blood ReaperBlood SlaughtererBlood ThroneBrass ScorpionCauldron of BloodDeath Dealer

Doom BlasterKytanLord of BattlesLord of SkullsTower of SkullsSkull Cannon

Nurgle Blight DroneContagionFoetid Bloat-DronePlagueburst CrawlerMyphitic Blight-HaulerPlague HulkPlague Tower
Tzeentch Doom WingFire LordSilver Tower
Slaanesh Subjugator