A Land Raider Achilles of the Minotaurs Chapter in combat. The Land Raider Achilles is a heavily armoured variant of the standard Land Raider used by the. The Achilles Pattern is the most heavily armored Land Raider, Its armor is impervious to the Lance and Melta special rules and most got access to this version of Land Raider as well through. 25 Nov Apart from my favourite landraider, the crusader. The Achilles also rates above the regular landraider in my opinion. So I was wondering where.
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There aren’t many other vehicles that are better at the role of tank destroyer than this. Like the Solemnus Aggressor, it is not known whether this thing was a relic discovered and kept by the Blood Angels on Baal’s somewhat heretical raideg tech caves.
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Of achilless, this means that you’re probably going to use it as an artillery tank, meaning you still have transport space. However, like the Godhammer, the Chaos Land Raider can handle multiple simultaneous roles as needed, which, paired with the Chaos Land Raider’s generally-better utility makes it something of a decent deal.
An Infernal Relic Land Raider Achilles in the service of the hosts of the Ruinous Powers are, without exception, the very same engines of war that fought for the Leigones Astartes during the Great Crusade and throughout the dark days of the Horus Heresy.
Now available as a free upgrade for a Land Raider formation in Apocalypse, but only as the exclusive ride of Antaro Chronus.
Views Read Edit View history. The Crusader is pretty decent, and I’ve used it a few times. Wouldn’t use it on a point efficient list, nor BT A Baneblade is a main battle tank well, it is if you don’t accept lanc term heavy acjilles superheavy battle tanka Rhino is an an armored personnel carrier, a Land Raider is an Infantry Fighting vehicle though perhaps you could throw in heavy into that term.
Land Raider Achilles
Tends to annihilate infantry by the dozens once in-close and makes tyranblob crap itself in sheer terror, but seriously needs Extra Armor. Quite notably, Arkham Land used one as his personal transport the appropriately named Land’s Raiderwhich was equipped with a turret-mounted quad- Volkite Caliver array.
Kind of a achillea Wrath of Mjalnar if you count the twin-linked Helfrost cannon as a reverse flamer. The close range assault dakka to the Solemnus Aggressor’s long range assault dakka.
The Achilles continued to serve in the aftermath of the Horus Heresy and when the Imperial Fists Legion finally agreed to be broken up dules Chapters during the Second Foundingit was inherited by the armouries of the Imperial Fists Successors.
Comments I’ve seen online lend me to believe this is a common trend. I didn’t have mucg to transport, and it got ignored by the opposing army. And that thing is right next to the twin-linked Bolter, Heavy Bolter, or Multimelta we can put it too! As of Chapter Approvedthe Terminus Ultra is now available to chapters other than Ultramarines as well – but only in open play!
Loyalists should use it like a spearhead linebreaker, systematically killing tanks while screwing with reserves, and to safely transport some plasma gunners to rapid fire range.
Even with this, the Land Raider is still something of a good combat vehicle, if only because of the changes to the 5th edition vehicle weaponry rules. Submit a new link. Seriously, 16 guns on almost all sides. Its firepower is incredible, and its armor betrays no weakpoints: Too damned high for the cost. This allows it to provide heavy fire support at long ranges and with minimal opportunities for retaliation, though it’s quite points-intensive for what it does, whilst the Achilles does it better.
Now I’m happy to be a civilian working with a great group of people. Numerous Hereteks die over a protracted series of rituals, some as a consequence of the powers unleashed by their bloody rites.
This page was last modified on 26 Octoberat It is expensive, yes. The brooding, secretive organization saw the heretical things the Space Wolves were doing with their Land Raiders and decided their ‘friendly’ rivalry will not be concluded in the Furries’ favor.
This tank offers a lot of tactical choices now, such as the choice between using your warlord as the beatstick he most likely is, and keeping him inside the tank to buff the army. So not only are people playing 8th, at least in my area which ranges across a significant chunk of Ontario more people are playing 8th than were playing 7th, or 6th, or 5th. I would finish by saying that you are paying for the transport capacity, if you’re not using it, dont pay for it.
Stormraven – Stormtalon – Stormhawk – Thunderhawk. The Imperial Fists Legion commissioned and fielded the greatest number of Land Raider Achilles as it particularly suited their preferred methods of waging war. Cultists – Pestigors – Plague Zombie – Poxwalkers.
Several other Space Marine Legionsin particular those who served alongside the Imperial Fists, commissioned their own examples and so the variant probably existed in limited numbers in most if not all of the other Legions. These makes the likes of Superheavies and even light skimmers vulnerable to these payloads.
Forces of the Adeptus Custodes Command: Although in terms of pound-per-points cost, it is still more efficient to just get a couple of Hyperios Missile Launchers themselves to fit the bill rather than wasting the points to put on a fucking Land Raider. Anyways, because of its Helfrost weapons, the Wrath of Mjalnar is a dedicated anti-tank vehicle as the Helfrost Cannons instantly turn the strongest of armor into brittle and immobile targets for the ensuing Lascannon fire.
The Achilles differs from the standard Land Raider in both its armament and its construction, as the Achilles is armed as a short-range siege tank that is capable of withstanding massive amounts of punishment. That would be its Tactical Authority rule- at the start of each shooting phase, any model of the same faction as the Excelsior within 12″ 18″ with the right upgrade gets their choice of Counter-Attack, Fearless, Hit and Run, Interceptor, Skyfire, Preferred Enemy, and Tank Hunters.