Convergence of Cyriss

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Convergence of Cyriss is a small cult of humans who worship Cyriss, the clockwork goddess of logic and mathematics who lives in one of the moons. (Or maybe she is the moon?) The Convergence are by far the most technologically advanced of the human factions - although they can't really be counted as human anymore given that most members have had their souls magically encapsuled in mechanical bodies called clockwork vessels.

For more backstory refer to Lore - Cyriss.

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Limited Release Faction
Convergence of Cyriss are designed as a "Limited Release Faction". This means the Faction has a much smaller model selection than normal Factions, and get new models infrequently.

In compensation and to stay competitive, the synergies within the Faction are strong, list-building is flexible, and/or models have completely unique abilities. Some Limited Factions even have rules that affect the core rules of the game.

"Limited Release" does not mean "Limited Edition". You can still buy them today.

Convergence for Beginners

Faction Aesthetic & Playstyle

Aesthetically, the faction is all smooth lines and sleek profiles. Inspiration was drawn from the 1927 Metropolis film, although you'd be forgiven for instead being reminded of the Cybermen from the modern series of Doctor Who.

In terms of playstyle, they are all about inter-model synergies, with your entire army interacting like cogs in a clock. This means they are unbelievably demanding when it comes to synergy, and while they can do powerful focus shenanigans and synergize their units like the best of 'em, they demand a skillful player. They are not recommended for inexperienced players.

General differences to other Factions

  • Being magically transmuted into clockwork bodies, nearly the entire army are Construct models. The living are so far and few between we made a Category: Living Convergence. Being Constructs makes the army immune to things that affect living models, such as Bloodthirst or Consume. However, it does make you more susceptible to anti-construct abilities like Dismantle or Erosion.
  • Repair ready - Convergence has many sources of repair and since skill checks are gone, you can reliably restore lost boxes on your wounded models.
  • Clockwork Vessels - They may be robots, but they're still being piloted by a soul. Enemy Soul Takers will still be coming for them.
  • Order of activation and synergies - As you have relatively few units to choose from, you must learn to master each and every unit's strengths and weaknesses, much more than with any other faction.
    • An example: there are very few units with magic weapons, but your Optifex Directive can hand it to any friendly construct model.
  • Prime numbers - Most weapon's range and/or POW is a prime number, slightly better than other Faction's comparable model. For instance, instead of having range 10 POW 10 guns, they have range 11 POW 11 guns. This means you can often attack the enemy while staying outside of their threat range.
  • The Puncture weapon trait is unique to Convergence. The Prime Axiom has Puncture coupled with its Drag ability, which practically guarantees it'll drag its target - which is why enemies fear coming near it.


When compared to other factions, Convergence Warcasters tend to have more HP and better ARM. Consequently, assassinations against them often require more work. 4 out of the 8 casters are repairable, so they are less susceptible to having small amounts of damage chipped onto them in the early game.


Convergence Warjacks are called Vectors and have several unique rules (see below). Each chassis has some distinctive traits:

  • Most of the lights have Circular Vision,
  • The walking heavies are slow and Steady,
  • The floating heavies are somewhat faster and have Pathfinder.

Vector's damage grid layout is quite different to normal Factions, and as a consequence it takes a lot of damage to completely disable a system. Convergence also has lots of models that can Repair, and you'll see why it is not a good idea for the enemy to leave many half-dead vectors around.

Units and Solos

  • You have access to tough, multi-wound troops.
  • You also have three types of single-wound infantry units, the Reductors, Obstructors and Clockwork Angels.
  • The Enigma Foundry is a great way to increase their usefulness by bringing them back from the dead.
  • Many of the infantry have "Variable weapons", which let you adapt their abilities to meet your combat needs - for example, setting their spears for defense, or making a more powerful thrust with them on the attack.

Unique Core Rule : Vectors

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There are three things that set Convergence warjacks (Vectors) apart from normal warjacks:

  1. They don't have a blasphemous Cortex, and don't get a free focus from Power Up.
    Instead they have an Induction Node that lets the Convergence player reuse the same pool of focus over and over again on multiple Vectors, if they position themselves in harmony.
  2. The Vectors don't have their own MAT/RAT stat. Instead the Vector's MAT/RAT stat always equals their controller's stat.
  3. Nearly every Convergence warcaster has a unique Field Marshal ability which gives all their Vectors an extra ability. What that ability is changes from caster to caster.

So, between the Field Marshal and MAT/RAT, the same Vector can perform quite differently simply by swapping casters. Add the different spells that the caster has that can buff Vectors further, and there is a lot more variety to this Faction than first appears.

For more info, refer to the basic training article: LPG - Convergence

Starter Sets

Mk3 Battlegroup Set - Unfortunatetly, Convergence wasn't given an official battlegroup box for Mk3.

2017 Army Box (limited availability)

Contents: Iron Mother Directrix warcaster, a Corollary light vector, a Mitigator light vector, a Monitor heavy vector, a Assimilator heavy vector, a Modulator heavy vector, a 5-man unit of Reciprocators, and a 3-man unit of Optifex Directive

As of March 2019, this is still in stock at Privateer Press' website.

Mk2 Battlegroup Set (limited availability)

Contents: Forge Master Syntherion warcaster, aMitigator light vector, a Galvanizer light vector, and a Cipher heavy vector.

You may not be able to find this any more, as it has gone out of production.

Other worthwhile early purchases

The Convergence is primarily a warjack faction and played in Destruction Initiative - yes you can use the infantry and it's good, but almost all convergence players start with the more stereotypical and interesting Vectors.

Forge Father Syntherion is an excellent all-round starting caster, with a MAT of 6, RAT of 5, and with Synergy to boost the MAT. It's precisely this jack of all trades nature that means he's not played at high level as most people prefer more of a plan, but he's great to learn on. And almost every list you ever play is going to use a Corollary (and many are a Diffuser) so these are obvious early buys. As is a collection of Attunement Servitors because they come free.

But the big problem is which heavy vectors to buy as your Vectors; the same vector will behave very differently from Axis' MAT 7 RAT 2 than it will Orion's MAT 4 RAT 5. If you are good at modelling then the ideal solution to this is to magnetise your heavies so you can treat them differently with different casters. But the "default" ranged heavy is the Assimilator and the default melee heavy is the Inverter, with the other Vectors being more situational. As for that matter are the Transfinite Emergence Projector and the Colossals - and people spam Galvanisers, but none of these are where to start.

Starting a Theme Force

Unlike the main Factions, starting a Theme Force with a limited faction is much more simple. For starters, there are only three Convergence themes. They are essentially the "Warjack Theme" the "Troops Theme" and the “Speedy cross faction Solo Theme” (not for beginners) pick either of the first 2 (which ever one you prefer) then leave Strange Bedfellows until you are more confident in your play style / interested in starting Cryx or Cygnar.

As of 2020.06, the warjack theme and Strange Bedfellows are considered to be Convergence's strongest themes.

Theme Forces

Clockwork Legions

This is Convergence's infantry-centric theme list, with no battle engine or servitors, and buffs for infantry.

The models allowed in Clockwork Legions are:   [Show/Hide]

This list was last updated: 2020.04   (Edit)


  • All Convergence warcasters


  • All non-character Convergence warjacks




(★) These models are specifically allowed, so don't use up your "Up to one Mercenary" slot

Here's some examples of the model aesthetic for this theme

Destruction Initiative

This is Convergence's vector-centric theme list, with models limited to pretty much just your battlegroup.

The models allowed in Destruction Initiative are:   [Show/Hide]

This list was last updated: 2020.02   (Edit)


  • All Convergence warcasters


  • All non-character Convergence warjacks

Battle Engines




  • Up to one Mercenary solo
  • Up to one Mercenary unit

Here's some examples of the model aesthetic for this theme

Strange Bedfellows

This theme is shared with the Mercenary and it allows you to mix Cryx, Convergence, Mercenary, and Cygnar models in the same force.

At the time of writing (2019-10), this theme is in beta testing.

The models allowed in Strange Bedfellows are:   [Show/Hide]

This list was last updated: 2021.02   (Edit)



  • All non-character Convergence warjacks
  • All non-character Mercenary warjacks
  • Mortenebra only: all non-character Cryx warjacks
  • Character warjacks can be taken, but only if they have a bond and they're in their bonded model's battlegroup.
Note 1: Warcasters can take any mix of warjacks they like, regardless of their original Faction.
Note 2: Vectors keep their Induction node, and Warjacks keep their Cortex, regardless of who their controller is.
Note 3: Asphyxious4 and Nemo4 can also take Cryx or Cygnar warjacks respectively, due to their own special rules.

Battle Engines



Here's some examples of the model aesthetic for this theme:


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Aurora 1 Aurora, the Numen of Aerogenesis
Aurora 2 Archnumen Aurora
Axis 1 Axis, The Harmonic Enforcer
Directrix 1 Iron Mother Directrix & Exponent Servitors
Locke 1 Aurum Lucanum Athanor Locke
Lucant 1 Father Lucant, Divinity Architect
Nemo-1 Nemo, Ordinator of Electrogenesis (Not tournament legal)
Orion 1 Eminent Configurator Orion
Syntherion 1 Forge Master Syntherion

Warjacks (Vectors)

Battle Engines

(Nemo1 to 3 are Cygnar warcasters)


(Asphyxious1 to 3 are Cryx warcasters)



Mercenaries that work for the Convergence

For an up-to-date list, see Category: Convergence of Cyriss Mercenary.

The list below was last updated: 03.2021

See also and/or Who Works for Whom