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Plague Champion
Dow2 csm plague champion icon Dow2 dec hero anti infantry ranged 2 Faction Chaos Space Marines Health 650 Buy Reinf. Upkeep
Tier 1 Courage 100 Dow2 requisition
Armor commander Sight radius 40 Dow2 power
Size small Detect radius 5 Dow2 popcap
XP value 500 Speed 4.5 Dow2 time
Death +30 Model count 1
Melee skill 60
Shoots normally while suppressed. Supports allies with auras and turrets. Worship heals nearby units and Chaos Shrines heal allies while suppressing enemies. Data version: 2.1

The Plague Champion is a powerful Plague Marine devoted to Nurgle the god of decay and pestilence.

Changes from retail DowII:Retribution

  • Health increased from 650 to 680
  • Default bolter damage increased from 5 to 8 and damage over time from 0.75 to 0.9
  • Bilious Discharge targeting range decreased from 40 to 30 and weapon range from 45 to 35
  • Blight Grenade infection damage increased from 3 to 5 per second
  • Plague Sword cost decreased from Dow2 req 16150Dow2 pow 1630 to Dow2 req 16135Dow2 pow 1630
  • Fetid Armor health bonus increased from 100 to 150
  • Fetid Armor cost decreased from Dow2 req 16125Dow2 pow 1625 to Dow2 req 16100Dow2 pow 1620
  • Armor of Pestilence speed penalty decreased from 1 to 0.5
  • Armor of Pestilence no longer causes an explosion on death
  • Armor of Pestilence now grants the Aura of Decay ability, charged by taking damage
  • Icon of Nurgle radius increased from 15 to 22
  • Icon of Nurgle damage frequency decreased from Time (seconds)1.5 to Time (seconds)2.5 seconds
  • Bile Spewer damage & speed debuff effect increased from 15% to 20%
  • Pestilent Strike duration decreased from Time (seconds)18 to Time (seconds)15 seconds
  • Starts as a ranged hero much like the Techmarine
  • Can be equipped with wargear to heal allies
  • Can construct Heavy Bolter Turrets and repair vehicles/buildings
  • Powerful melee upgrade options
  • Chaos Heretics Worship grants Health regeneration