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Post  System Commander on Thu Mar 28, 2013 4:04 pm

These are.pretty awesome looking..

http://www.forgeworld.co.uk/New_Stuff/MECHANICUM_THALLAX_COHORT.html

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Re: Cool beans

Post  GingerBalls on Thu Mar 28, 2013 5:39 pm

I saw those! So cool, and you know what this means! MECHANICUM!

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Re: Cool beans

Post  Paz on Thu Mar 28, 2013 8:16 pm

Def. totes getting these for my pre-heresy legion. Rules for them are pretty cool too!

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Re: Cool beans

Post  judchic on Fri Mar 29, 2013 12:38 pm

are they carrying las cannons...?

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Re: Cool beans

Post  dusktiger on Fri Mar 29, 2013 9:20 pm


Mechanicum Thallax Cohort (135pts)

WS 3 BS 4 S 5 T 5 W 3 I 2 A 2 Ld 8 Sv 4+

Composition: 3 models, +6 models @ 40pts each

Type: Jet Pack Infantry

Wargear:
Lorica Thallax (armor)
Lightning Gun
Close Combat Weapon
Frag Grenades

Special Rules:
Bulky
Stubborn
Djinn-Sight - this unit reduces the cover save its opponent has by -2. if they have 4+ cover, its now 6. if they have 5+ cover, they no longer have any cover save. infiltrator units cannot deploy within 24" of this unit either, regardless of line of sight.

Options:
entire squad may take melta bombs @ 5pts per model in the unit

any model may upgrade CCW to a Heavy Chainblade for +5pts

1 in every 3 models may replace lightning gun with:
Multi Laser +5
Phase-Plasma Fusil +10
Irrad-cleanser +10
Multi-Melta +15
Photon Thruster +25

entire unit can take one of the following upgrades for 25pts:
Destructor - Tank Hunter
Icarian - has skyfire if unit didnt move that turn
Ferrox - Rage and melee weapon gains Rending
Empyrite - Deep Strike


oddly, the first heresy book doesnt give you the statline for the mechanicum specific wargear and weapons, so i have no idea what the lightning gun's stats are.

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Re: Cool beans

Post  Planes on Fri Mar 29, 2013 9:39 pm

Wouldn't it just be funny if the stat line was 24", Str 5, AP --, Assault 1, Tesla?

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Re: Cool beans

Post  Roland on Fri Mar 29, 2013 10:39 pm

It'd actually be appropriate, at least by the old fluff.

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Re: Cool beans

Post  judchic on Sat Mar 30, 2013 1:51 pm

t5 3w? beefy suckers.

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Re: Cool beans

Post  Paz on Sat Mar 30, 2013 2:38 pm

Lightning guns are their weapons, range 18, s7, ap5, heavy 1, shred, rending.

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Re: Cool beans

Post  System Commander on Sat Mar 30, 2013 3:54 pm

Nice models and rules.. Sweet.

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Re: Cool beans

Post  dusktiger on Sat Mar 30, 2013 5:02 pm

since paz was awesome and realized they hid the ad mech wargear descriptions at the back of the SM legions stuff (table of contents doesnt tell you this. shame on me for thinking the book would have a detailed TOC), here's the stats on the wargear these guys have that we never heard of before:


Lorica Thallax - armor that gives 4+ save, and 6+ Feel No Pain. cannot make sweeping advances.
Lightning Gun - range 18, s7, ap5, heavy 1, shred, rending.
Heavy Chainblade - S +2, AP 5 melee
Phased-Plasma Fusil - 24" S 6, AP 3, Salvo 2/3
Irrad-cleanser - Template, S 2, AP 5, Assault 1, Fleshbane, Rad-Phage (multi-wound models that suffer a wound from this weapon are permanently -1 toughness for the rest of the game.)
Photon Thruster - 48" S 6, AP 2, Heavy 2, Lance, Blind, Gets Hot!

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