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HOLD THE LINE! Imperial Fortifications in 8th Edition 40k – 3++
So build up your walls or fire up your siege drills because there is no escaping them. I used to use the firestorm redoubt and vengeance batteries with battle cannons semi competitively. Templates have been removed from the game, so packing it full of troops or tanks to gain its save is less likely to backfire.
They include Demolitions, improve attacker heavy weapons vs fortifications by removing movement penalties, give a standard 15 wounds to bunkers and 30 to fortresses and let multiple units garrison inside each as the Emperor Intended! Warhammer Tactics 8E Warhammer Tactics.
Aesthetically, fortifications are visually large, striking features on a table that make a battlefield feel alive and “yours. I love these things, and would so enjoy using srongpoint in matched play and still ruoes because I’m rulfs all that brightbut I suspect I’ll have to save them for narrative siege games. If using Sector Mechanicus terrain, the battlefield can be declared a Battlezone: Very poor rules writing. Assault armies may not gain much, but a properly built army can certainly gain advantage by taking one.
Most recently at the local event we covered this last weekend the final round top tabled featured a Nid list with an Imperial Bunker. While I think this is overdone I can certainly see it used, especially if it goes with other pieces of similar style. The low ballistic skill, and absence of a rule letting you use an occupant’s instead, and the single infantry unit qauila, which for the big fortifications is so much less than in the past.
Its big, its ugly and it has giant stubby gun. It’s unusual from what we are used to but makes sense in terms of their changing points in the future. Now however they have started to come into use and seem to be making a place for themselves in the meta. December 29th — Imperial Knights Dethroned.
Fortifications provide a safe haven for valuable units to hide in during the early rounds of a game, preventing the enemy form getting the jump on them. And yeah, it’s fair to have assumed strongppoint after you’ve spent many points they’d throw in the weapons, floor mats and cupholders for free. How useful that is to you depends on how many low-armour models with high powered weapons your army has.
Far as I’m concerned, fortifications are essentially dead, and I don’t like that what were previously command vehicles don’t allow commander units to… well, command. Dungeon of the Mad Mage, have both finally arrived and are ready in store!
I’ve run into vengeance batteries occasionally at tournaments, yeah. Now they are trash, sadly. They do seem to be getting good at it.
Wall of Martyrs – Aquila Strongpoint – Tactics WA
Just remember that there’s currently no buffs or auras that affect “unaligned” faction units. June 28, Categories: Now being obscured by a terain feature does nothing unless you are on it. June 3, 9: Pretty much all of asuila used to be special rules inherent to the terrain pieces.
And you can’t do math. June 2, The main use behind taking fortifications is to counter enemy alpha strikes.
Wall Of Martyrs: Aquila Strongpoint
Knowing all of the above, some people will still be tempted to spend up to pts on a single fortification. That this game is about more than one race? Navigation Main page Recent changes Random page Help.
The Macro Strong;oint is truly impressive, firing two types of incredibly high powered ordnance, but what a price tag. Kudos for saying it.
Wall of Martyrs – Aquila Strongpoint
What the fuck does that do?! Some Apocalypse corrections I need to stop working with rumors. There are some additional strongpoitn for Stronghold Assault main rule book pagesbut these are just for this type of mission. Weird that the “twin Icarus Lascannon” on the Fortress of Redemption does 2d6 shots.