tyranids

Ruleshammer 40k: The Tyranids FAQ Update!

Welcome to Ruleshammer! This week we’re covering some extra questions for Ruleshammer Tyranids and going over a few FAQ changes. Remember the banner below will take you to the Ruleshammer 9th Edition Compedium, for all the questions I’ve answered...

The Goonhammer Hot Take: May 2022 Codex Tyrands FAQ

Games Workshop followed up its Imperial Armour Compendium updates with an FAQ addressing the recent Codex: Tyranids today. This comes not a moment too soon, as we just watched Tyranids put up a dominating weekend of competitive play (and...

The May 2022 Imperial Armour Compendium FAQ Hot Take

GW released an FAQ for the Imperial Armour Compendium today, making adjustments to Eldar and Tyranids units in the book to bring them in line with their recent Codexes. We talk about what changed and what it means.

Competitive Innovations in 9th: Everything to Play For

Editor's Note: An earlier version of this article claimed that Steven Crawley had mis-played the Lurk ability in multiple rounds. After further investigation we have updated it to reflect that this only occurred in a single round and was...

Goonhammer’s Guide to 9th Edition Tyranids

The new Tyranids Codex has been out for two weeks now its already gotten its hive tendrils into the meta and changed the game. In case you missed any of our coverage of the new book, the strategy around...

How to Paint Everything: Tyranids

In our How to Paint Everything series, we take a look at different armies of the Warhammer universe, examine their history and heraldry, and look at several different methods for painting them. In this article, we're looking at the dreaded...

2Q22 Dataslate Faction Focus: John Lennon Talks Tyranids

Games Workshop dropped its Q2 Balance Dataslate for 40k in mid-April, dramatically changing a number of key factions. Astra Militarum, Marines and Sisters were buffed, Harlequins, T’au, and Custodes were nerfed, and some key game rules were changed. Now...

Ruleshammer 40k: Tyranids

Welcome to Ruleshammer! My ongoing attempt to make sense of the many rules, abilities and interactions of both in games of Warhammer 40k. You can find more Ruleshammer Q&A by clicking the banner below! Q&A The Overrun Stratagem is when? The Overrunn...

Competitive Innovations in 9th: The Curtain Falls

This week's edition of Competitive Innovations is going to be relatively brief - we only had three events this weekend due to it being Easter, and two of those were pre-Balance Dataslate and Tyranid Codex, and were dominated by armies...

Codex Tyranids: The Crusade Rules Review

Welcome, unnamed faceless bio-construct designed only to sate your own bottomless hunger, to the latest iteration of creating a planet, and then getting mad at that planet. Rather than waste time with things like “diplomacy” or “seizing the means...