|The Hive Tyrant is a large and powerful monster that directs the swarm with powerful synaptic abilities and ferocious melee capabilities.||Data version: 3.19|
A Hive Tyrant (HT in online shorthand, Tyranicus praefactor in High Gothic) is a massive Tyranid creature that acts as the commander of all Tyranid forces deployed on the battlefield, possessing a special synaptic link to the Hive Mind.
- Very strong in melee
- Immune to suppression and weapon knockback
- Crushes cover and walks through walls
- Cannot garrison buildings or ride in transports of any kind
- Has no activated abilities to start with, but emits a Basic Synapse aura which buffs nearby Tyranids