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swirly
10-07-2015, 06:17 PM
Can a warbeast under saeryn's feat be determined as a frenzy target?

Eg. A Krea frenzies and saeryn's feat is up. The Krea and a scythean are engaging each other and the Krea only has the scythean and a cyclops about 8" away in its LoS. Does the krea:

a) choose the scythean as a frenzy target and follow normal frenzy rules except the attack.
or
b) ignore the scythean, and charge the cyclops as if the scythean wasn't there, possibly taking free strikes along the way.
or
c) something else entirely.

Cheers.

Leonard_Dukes
10-07-2015, 07:24 PM
Choosing a model as a frenzy target is not the same as targeting it with an attack.

If a model affected by Saeryn's feat is the first valid frenzy target for another warbeast, that model is chosen as the target and the frenzy action (as dictated by the frenzy steps) is followed up until the point where the attack would be made.

In the example you give, the Krea would choose the Scythean as its frenzy target, forfeit its movement (if it is already engaging the Scythean) or advance toward the Scythean and directly face it, and would then not make any attack.

swirly
10-07-2015, 07:29 PM
So by that reasoning, warbeasts in saeryn's battlegroup on her feat turn can be successfully charged, but not attacked by a normally activating warbeast (or anything else)?
Or is this a special, frenzy only case?

Leonard_Dukes
10-07-2015, 07:35 PM
So by that reasoning, warbeasts in saeryn's battlegroup on her feat turn can be successfully charged, but not attacked by a normally activating warbeast (or anything else)?

Correct. A charge, strictly speaking, is not itself an attack but rather a type of advance that places restrictions on what else that model can/must do that turn.

You can target a model affected by Foreboding with a charge, but upon succeeding the charge, no melee attack against that model can be made. You may elect a different, valid target for the non-charge attack, choose not to make an attack at all (though you are still required to choose a combat action, not a special action), or (if possible) make a ranged attack (e.g. models with Virtuoso, Weapon Platform, etc).