Independent Character: The Michanikos is
an independent character and follows the Independent Character special rules in
the Warhammer 40,000 rulebook.
Specialist Wargear: Each Michanikos in the army allows the Demiurg
force to take one of the following upgrades. No more than one of each may be
Master-Crafted Weapons: This
upgrade may be taken for any one Demiurg squad or character at an additional
cost of +15 pts (regardless of number of models in the squad). That squad or
character may re-roll one failed to hit roll each turn, either shooting or
This upgrade may be taken for any one Demiurg squad or character at an
additional cost of +25 pts (regardless of number of models in the squad). That
squad or character may ignore the first failed armour roll each turn.
Bio-Combat Drugs: This upgrade may be taken
for any one Demiurg squad other than Eklekti squads at an additional cost of +5
pts per model. The squad may fleet of foot instead of shooting during the
shooting phase, and pursue/fall back as normal (ignoring the usual short-legged
Homing Beacon: This upgrade may only be taken by a Michanikos at a cost of
+25 pts. Whilst the Michanikos is alive, the homing beacon allows the
Demiurg force to re-roll up to one failed reserves roll each turn.
Field Generator: This upgrade may only be taken by a Michanikos at a cost
of +35 pts. The seismos field generator may be used once per game at the start
of any Demiurg turn. Place the ordinance template within 12" of the Michanikos - until the
start of the next Demiurg turn any troops
or vehicles under the template are protected by a Seismos
field as described in the wargear section.