Praetor are champions of the Stormcast Eternals who are bound to their commanders through oath and magic as elite bodyguards. In battle they selflessly protect their liege, putting themselves against the most monstrous of enemies with the willingness to sacrifice themselves to protect their charge.
Praetors can only be created from those Stormcasts that share a close soul-bond with their charge, this could range from experiences of going through harrowing adversity together to being siblings in life. They are reforged as a collective with the highest of Grungni's arts. This causes the burden of reforging to be shared among them thus reducing the degradation that affect other Stormcasts but another side effect is they would slowly begin to take aspects of their charge. These could range from personality and speech patterns to in most extreme cases physical appearance causing all of them to appear as one. Some lords view this as a necessary sacrifice while others constantly remind their Praetors of their origins and individuality.
Praetors are charged with protecting the commanders of the Stormhosts and they will carry out their duty without caring about personal glory and safety. In battle they will throw themselves at the enemy using their storm-kissed halberds to cut through the thickest armour and engaging enemy lieutenants, selflessly holding back the enemy so their liege can concentrate on the greater threat. When struck down a potion of their essence is unleashed as healing light that bathes their commander, healing wounds, mending broken armour and brings clarity to the mind.