Malcador Heavy Tanks are Gen 1 Baneblades. . and under 8th ed. rules, it’s become a lot more useful and a real threat to my opponent. I pciked up a malcador for my GC after FW released that image of the various The issue I’m having is which rule set do I use for this tank. So with that said, I have decided to purchase a Malcador tank over . As one who has never seen a Malcador in action nor read the rules for it.

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Some Forge Worlds still produce a few tanks and spare parts. Furthermore, I am unsure of the best armament for each variant. Welcome to The Bolter and Chainsword Malccador now to gain access to all of our features. Necrons are difficult, but the key is just going to be forcing them to make a lot of saves, and thin their numbers before they reach you.

This reduces its performance and provides very poor fuel efficiency.

Please re-enable javascript to access full functionality. The nice think about the Infernus is that it’s auto hit, so your shooting output doesn’t degrade as the tank dies. During the 41st Millennium the Minotaur is a rare relic of war that very few will ever see, with the number of Forge Worlds capable of producing them having dropped steadily over the last millennia. In all honesty, ryles, the Malcador on the table top would need a notable buff in durability for this to be practical.

As Danny so eloquently put it, you can always burn them with fire! Flammable fuel will do ok vs medium and light vehicles. What makes this really scary is if you roll a 8 and above: Back to top 16 Bmseifer Posted 10 May – I am a newcomer to the tabletop game, having really on started playing seriously since 8th edition.


In 8th edition the situation is very different. Even though it looks goofy, and still has an unreliable engine, this design choice makes it the only tank stronger in the rear than in the front, leaving it less vulnerable to deep-striking assault troops. Combined this with its stupid design choice and general underpowered firepower for something malcadir size and you will get the Imperial’s equivalent of a wet lemon.

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I, on the other hand, truly know no fear. The Infernus or the Defender would be a great choice for spearheading infantry assaults. Another way would be to simply slide the landraider sideways like a big slowed hovercraft full of eels. With supreme luck you can even pen a Land Raider. Several functions may not work. No adverts like this in the forums anymore. It radically changes the functionality of vehicles like the Defender, because as I’ve previously explained, the sheer ungainliness and size of the vehicle meant it was rarely point-effective, even though you were rles to split fire, a clever opponent would know mallcador to exploit your weakness and only advance at you from one side.

Just call them heavily experienced Krieg armor. I use 3 battle tanks in 30k, and 2 Infernuses and an Annihilator in 40k. Soyuzki – A fluffy guidebook rulew my Astra Militarum subfaction.

Tyr you are absolutely right. I’ve been tinkering with a list that contains 40 Guardsmen, 6 Bullgryns and taank Chimeras as mxlcador takers and general operators. They still field and now produce modern designs, but I was considering throwing in a squadron of these older style tanks in more casual games. The cannons are so large that it had to be mounted backwards in order for the tank to remain balanced and not dig into the dirt.


Unfortunately, unlike most Malcador variants, the Mechanicus suddenly went full retard and forgot, for the most part, how to construct these things.

Plus, they are common storage items in the Departmento Munitorum’s strategic reserves, on Armoury Worlds in the Imperium see: Your ad here, right now: Ads by Project Wonderful! Javascript Disabled Detected You currently have javascript disabled. I am going to assume that you are firing at a squad of 5 or more, which is D6 shots.

Thus I come to ya’ll hat in hand to ask for advice on which Malcador to purchase and how to arm said Malcador, in addition to any experience either playing against one or fielding one in your own army that you might have. It is more common in many Imperial armories than the standard heavy tank upon which it is based.

Purchasing and Arming a Malcador

Drop scions are great. In this role, the Defender’s Demolisher Cannon can be used against well-fortified positions and enemy strong-points, while its multiple Heavy Bolters can sweep areas for hidden infantry and defend the tank from a close assault. Being a part of the oldest wargaming community on the net.

Recognizing that the mostly-fixed-forward turret was a problem, the Adeptus Mechanicus thought up the Malcador Defender. Warhammer Reddit Directory Looking for more of a certain thing?