It’s a tank battle for the ages – Let’s compare the Macharius Vulcan vs the Crimson Fists Rules, New White Dwarf, Vostroyans Return & More!. Macharius tank rules – posted in + ASTRA MILITARUM +: Hey all I was wondering I love he look of the double barrel vanquisher thanks guys. It’s between Magnus and the Macharius Vulcan for me. Consider reading this article by u/MagicJuggler about rules lawyering, and.

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I played my first game of 8th with my Scion army this weekend against some Tau. I actually have to take some battle tanks since I’m still building the rest of macharus heavy weapons and autocannons and my missile launchers aren’t very optimal against wolves and knights.

Please re-enable javascript to access full functionality. The Chemical Fuel murders non-vehicles macharjus 1 wound, but usually not much more. I happen to play at a local store, but only buy things there I can’t get cheaper online, paints, etc.

In the mythic past it is known that the Imperial Army once fielded many types of heavy tanks during the Great Crusade, though the knowledge of their design, construction and even the name of some of these tanks has likely been lost. If the smaller Macharius is able to successfully put a Vulcan mega-bolter on a periscope turret, then surely a much larger tank should be able to do the job just as well.

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Grav-Chute Insertion restricts you to disembark over 9″ away from enemy models, but doesn’t restrict your ability to move afterwards models disembarking can act normally. The process took two hundred years of careful study and consultation with other forge worlds before acceptance was given and Lucius sanctioned to begin production, though Nalax would not live to see his dream realized.

Scions are actually one mcharius the worst units to pair with GSC en masse, anyhow because both want to be deployed in reserves. Welcome to Warhammer 40k – Lexicanum! Welcome to Reddit, the front page of the internet. All in all, it is basically the Stormblade’s little brother. Which then begs the question on why can’t the Stormlord afford an actual turret.

The Vulcan variant of the Macharius Heavy Tank sacrifices much of the anti-armour capabilities of the Vanquisher variant for the ferocious anti-infantry firepower of the Vulcan Mega-Bolter, normally carried by Warhound-class Titans and commonly fielded to provide cover for other super-heavy tanks and suppress enemy heavy weapon positions with a devastating storm of shot and shell. Frankly, running some psykers with your Russes will do the job for cheaper.


Able to carry only twenty seconds worth of continuous fire, most crews will fill the ruoes stowage bin with extra ammunition and strap on additional ammunition crates to the hull.

Right off the bat, I like how storm troopers finally feel like they’re the highly trained operatives they’re supposed to be! I just bought Imperial Armor the other day, I didn’t see that section. Firing thousands of machariuw per minute, the Vulcan is a highly-effective anti-infantry platform, able to sweep clear trench systems and suppress enemy heavy weapons teams. While this allows it to be mounted on smaller vehicles, it is also highly unstable and more prone to overheating than its larger cousin, which may be why the thing is open toped.

But you might struggle with that if you previously had a heavy scions element since they all want to deepstrike, right? Firing thousands of rounds per minute, the Vulcan is a highly-effective anti-infantry platform, able to sweep clear trench systems and suppress enemy heavy weapons teams.

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Email notifications for threads you want to watch closely. Also, it’s simple to make it irrelevant in a single turn’s shooting. Retrieved from ” http: In appearance and operation, the Macharius is the big brother of the Leman Russ Battle Tank — each of the main weapons available to the Macharius chassis is the equivalent of one of the Russ variants.

Other Forge Worlds try to fill the gap in super-heavy tank demand by building heavy tanks of the Macharius and Malcador families.

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The Macharius ‘Omega’ is a relatively new addition to the Imperial arsenal, armed with a mighty Omega-pattern Plasma Blastgun. Tl;drit is basically a discount Stormlord that may actually be superior than its larger counterpart due to the presence of an actual turret, cheaper price and smaller profile. Here is a brief introduction to how that applies to this sub. Out of all the Macharius tanks, this is possibly one of the most popular due to the power of the Vanquisher Cannons and the fact that it is a heavy tank which means it is far more sturdier than the common Leman Russ Vanquisher which is important since these big ass vehicles are going to be a giant bullet magnet on tabletop.


Ruleswise, I think it depends on what you need it for. In terms of army composition, loadouts and general strategy. And why should everyone but you have to spend extra to help the store pay the bills?

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It’s a good unit if you want a Super Heavy but want to save points over a Baneblade for example, but personally I’d go for the Vanquisher variant. An assault threat that your opponent HAS to deal with really takes the pressure off of your backline units Or, put in GSC machariu, “man these IG guns really let my Purestrains get to the good stuff on the turn they come in! Some people say they know no fear. Third Edition, we get 15 shots, of which 8 will hit at BS3 With those 8 hits, on average 4 will wound.

Aenarian Dakka Veteran Stockholm. I’ll probably end up getting the Valdor this time I don’t have any Rapier Laser Destroyers of my ownbut the Macharius is definately on my “to-get-list” in the future. We’ve got you covered. More Competitive in 8th Edition?

Back to top 2 WarriorFish Posted 04 February – Want to add to the discussion? Keeping in mind the drop to hitting on 6’s only requires an additional 5 wounds after that if they want to be thorough. You should have plenty of mortars lying around from your normal heavy weapons teams so really all you need are 65mm bases and crews.

Other differences with the Macharius Omega is the removal of the hull-mounted Heavy Stubbers, while the sponsons can mount Heavy Bolters, Heavy Stubbers or Autocannons. Boltgun, Chainsword 40x Conscripts 2x Infantry Squads.

Though it is less durable and possesses less firepower than the Baneblade, it is also substantially less expensive in the fluff and more common. Really excited to give them a shot.