View Full Version : Spray and Magic Attack Clarification

Everblight 2011
03-04-2012, 06:58 AM
A couple quick questions:

1) Spray attacks.

Do Spray attacks benefit from the aiming bonus if you forfeit movement?

Also, do spray attacks benefit from the back strike bonus? +2 in the back arch?

2) Magic attacks. Think Hex Hunters here, but could apply to casters in melee too...

Can you target a model you are in melee with, with a magic attack?
I assume if you can, it would be without melee penalty?

Thanks for the help guys.

03-04-2012, 07:23 AM
1) Yes
2) Models ignore the target in melee penalty for magic attacks targeting a model they are in melee with. Yes.

03-05-2012, 12:42 AM
To address a potentially unspoken question, note that Magic attacks cannot benefit from the aiming bonus (p.57 in Prime, under Aiming Bonus: "This bonus does not apply to magic attack rolls.")

03-05-2012, 04:33 PM
Good clarification there.

I have a follow up question:

Let's say you use a magic attack which says that the model hit (or boxed) is the origin of a spray attack, would that spray attack be limited in range of the boxed model's LOS? I'm thinking about Crevasse to be specific.

03-05-2012, 04:34 PM
Indeed it would be.

03-05-2012, 04:49 PM
Answers to original question in post two. Unasked questions don't need answers, and new questions should get new threads. ;)