The Venomthrope serves as a living chemical weapon dispenser for the swarms of the Tyranid hive fleets. Its whip-like tentacles drip with a multitude of alien poisons. Indeed, so potent are these toxins that it is believed that a Venomthrope's very touch means certain death.
3x Lash Whips
Melee: Cannot overwatch. Swiftstrike: Increases the attacks. Upgrade: Bioweapon Symbiosis Increases the armour penetration of melee weapons.
3x Toxic Miasma
Biomorph: Classification. Ignores Cover: Ignores the ranged damage reduction of the target unit. No Escape: Increases the attacks against open-topped units. Template: Hits with increased accuracy against multiple group members of the target unit. Poisoned: Increases the damage against infantry units. Upgrade: Biomorph Adaptation Increases the armour penetration of biomorphs.
3x Spore Cloud
Increases the ranged damage reduction of adjacent allied units.
3x Subterranean Assault
Tunnels from a Trygon's Broodhive to another Broodhive.
Consumes action points
Instinctive Behaviour: The unit loses morale each turn while not in range of a synapse creature.