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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I’m rulws new to 8th but been having fun so far! Both have some great benefits and some weaknesses and are more than capable of spearheading infantry assaults while also providing some monster overwatch benefits.

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Back to top 14 Gibbous Posted 10 May – Throw him in a Punisher or executioner, add the Infernus and Defender and bring some hellhounds in the FA slots. But that would be tech-heresy. I feel that if you want an Annihilator, you should stick to the Leman Russ chassis. I, on the other hand, truly know ruoes fear. Competitive play is, first and foremost, playing for the purpose of competing, often with the end goal of winning. Heavy Bolters do some work, and the Demolisher is no joke either.

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Like every other tank operated by the Imperium of Manthe Malcador comes in many flavors:. All of those bolters can shoot in whatever direction – including through the tank? Back to top 9 Arkaniss Posted 09 May – Astra Militarum and friends. Welcome to The Bolter and Chainsword Register now to gain access to all of our features.

Tyr you are absolutely right. I almost forgot about this model! The Minotaur is not armed with any other weapons but can be tano with a Pintle-mounted Heavy Stubber or a Storm Bolter. HallofStovokor 24 Dec The only problem now is my regular opponents know what it does so it does become a bit of a bullet magnet sometimes.


Recognizing that the mostly-fixed-forward turret was a problem, the Adeptus Mechanicus thought up the Malcador Defender.

You currently have javascript disabled. Additionally as a light super heavy they allow to use superheroes rules without your opponent wanting to strangle you for bringing a baneblade to a friendly game.

Purchasing and Arming a Malcador

Another way would be to simply slide the landraider sideways like a big slowed hovercraft full of eels. Go hog wild with Malcadors if that is what you want. Please log in to reply. WarhammerCompetitive submitted 10 months ago by LonelyGoats.

While not quite as indestructible as the famous Banebladethey indeed fulfill their role nicely as a “Light Superheavy Tank”. I know that this really hurts in terms of points and utility, but I figured that if I was going to sell all my earthly possessions to field a DKoK army I want my army to look impressive on the table and capture the grinding trench war aesthetic.

Its sponson weapons angles are dreadful, its main gun has limited traverse, it actually has worse armour values than the Leman Russ as said beforeits overpriced for what it brings, and it has the chance to immobilize itself whenever it moves, which if nothing else is crunch that pretty accurately matches the fluff.

The turret was given five heavy bolterseach of which covers a roughly degree arc, so the tank can shoot at least one and up to two heavy bolters at anything in any direction in addition to the sponson weapons–lascannons, heavy stubbers, heavy flamers or autocannons. From the wording I think it’s only the Demolisher Cannon that ignores the -1 to hit from moving unfortunately. Back to top 19 Danny Cyanide Posted 10 May – Initial production runs were channeled to the elite Solar Auxiliain particular those cohorts operating against foes equipped with heavy tanks or in the case of the myriad xenos enemies still infesting the stars, tank analogues.

Now I didn’t factor in the heavy stubber for the Infernus that it comes equipped with or flammable fuel or even performance against TEQs and other vehicles, and like anything that is math-hammered everything is arbitrary and does not accurately translate into the game as there are a ton of variables that come with number crunching.


Order of the Sacred Rose. This sometimes bites the Imperium in the rear; during the Siege of VraksMalcadors were withdrawn from storage and pressed into battle by the traitor forces. 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.

They have Lumbering Advance which means they get no penalty for firing the Demolisher Cannon after moving. Furthermore, I am unsure of the best armament for each variant. Still, against other, more conventional armored vehicles when it is part of a larger offensive force, the Malcador Annihilator can still prove its worth in the hands of a skilled crew. Despite this, Forge World has given it 2 Heavy Bolters in 8th Edition, likely because they just doubled the weapons of a Basilisk.

The Malcador Heavy Tank is an ancient pattern of heavy tank, dating to the Age of Strife presumably it had some other designation before Malcador the Sigillite came around and they re-named it for him.

Then again, out would look nice ruining in that DKoK. Company Master Holden likes this.

Your ad here, right now: Join us tanj filling out a tiny 3 field form and you will get your own, free, dakka user account which gives a good range of benefits to you: Malcador Heavy Tanks are Gen 1 Baneblades. Not bad, but even better would rulse be applying to all weapons. I am going to assume that you are firing at a squad of 5 or more, which is D6 shots. Factionman 29 Nov I also own a Valdor Tank Hunter.