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Tyranid Venomthropes are specialized synaptic creatures within the Tyranid Hive Fleets in Warhammer 40,000. Here's an overview:

Role and Function: Venomthropes serve as synaptic conduits and battlefield support units within Tyranid swarms. They emit toxic spores that provide protection to nearby Tyranid organisms and can also weaken enemy units.

Physical Description: Venomthropes are medium-sized Tyranid organisms with a somewhat humanoid appearance. They have elongated bodies covered in thick chitinous armor and possess multiple tentacles and appendages. Their bodies are equipped with specialized organs that produce and release toxic spores.

Toxic Miasma: The primary ability of Venomthropes is to emit a cloud of toxic miasma around themselves. This cloud provides cover for nearby Tyranid units, making them harder to hit by enemy ranged attacks. Additionally, the toxic spores can weaken enemy units caught within the cloud, reducing their effectiveness in combat.

Synaptic Control: Venomthropes also serve as synaptic conduits within the Tyranid swarm, helping to coordinate the actions of nearby Tyranid organisms. Their presence on the battlefield strengthens the psychic connection between Tyranid units, allowing for more coordinated and efficient assaults on enemy positions.

Tactical Deployment: Venomthropes are often deployed in the midst of Tyranid swarms, where their toxic miasma can provide protection to nearby Tyranid units. They are positioned strategically to cover key objectives or to support the advance of the Tyranid swarm, helping to shield other Tyranid units from enemy fire.

Integration with Tyranid Forces: Venomthropes work in concert with other Tyranid organisms, using their toxic spores to provide protection and support to nearby Tyranid units. They coordinate their actions with other synaptic creatures, such as Hive Tyrants and Tyranid Warriors, to ensure that the Tyranid swarm operates as a cohesive whole.

Resilience and Durability: Venomthropes are moderately armored and possess regenerative capabilities, making them resilient and difficult to eliminate on the battlefield. They can withstand enemy fire and continue to emit their toxic miasma, providing protection to nearby Tyranid units even in the face of sustained enemy resistance.

Infamy and Terror: The appearance of Venomthropes on the battlefield is often a sign of impending danger for enemy forces, as their toxic spores can provide protection to nearby Tyranid units and weaken enemy forces caught within the cloud. Their presence strikes fear into the hearts of all who oppose the Great Devourer.

This 80-piece plastic kit makes three Venomthropes. It comes with three different heads and 3 different left and right tentacle arms. This kit is loaded with customisation opportunities with each model poseable at the waist, neck, tentacle arms, and claws.

This kit can alternatively be assembled as 3 Zoanthropes or 2 Zoanthropes and a Neurothrope.

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