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Dow2 tyr carnifex icon Faction Tyranids Health 1350 Buy Reinf. Upkeep
Tier 3 Courage 100 Dow2 requisition 600 57.36
Armor vehicle Sight radius 38 Dow2 power 160
Size large Detect radius 5 Dow2 popcap 20
XP value 500 Speed 4.5 Dow2 time 30
Death +60 Model count 1
Melee skill 70
A living engine of destruction that is impervious to small arms fire. Can be upgraded to even more ferocious in melee, or as a high damage ranged unit with anti-infantry or anti-vehicle biomorphs. Data version: 3.19

The Carnifex or "Fex" in shorthand (Latin for 'executioner', Tyranicus voracio in High Gothic) is a huge Tyranid assault creature, 5–6 meters tall with a weight of 8–9 metric tons. It is often employed in close combat but can also wield heavy ranged weaponry.