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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Do note that this thing is cheese incarnate. Ads by Project Wonderful! Unfortunately, its drive was always temperamental at best, and between the loss of knowledge that occurred during the Horus Heresy and ten thousand years of repair and attempted retrofitting, the Malcador of the 41st Millennium is no faster than any other tank and prone ruels engine malfunction, represented in-game as a fifty-fifty chance of being completely malcdor rather than slowed down by engine damage.

So with deep striking units like that, you need to create a buffer.

The Malcador Annihilator was originally conceived as a field modification carried out on battle-damaged or unfinished production hulls intended to “up-gun” the tank’s weaponry and extend its battlefield utility.

While not yet in common use at that timeImperial logisticians had projected that its services were likely to be required in ever greater numbers Tan how they are wrong given the circumstance of the 41st Millenniumespecially where Loyalist Solar Auxilia were called upon to fight the Traitor Legiones Astartes and the heavy armored vehicles they had ready access to.

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Would fielding Malcador-type tanks on away-armies be “Unfluffy”? – Forum – DakkaDakka

Do they require more rep? You really can’t go wrong with a malcador Infernus! Please re-enable javascript to access full functionality. The Malcador was seen as so outdated it was eventually replaced in Legion service by the Land Raider Proteus, and by the time of the Horus Heresy many Malcador tanks had been relegated to the Legions’ strategic reserves and second line Imperial Army units, only to be replaced by larger numbers of smaller, more tactically flexible tanks such as the Leman Russ and its many variants.


Forgeworld is of course discontinuing many different legion upgrade kits, so naturally I have to grab some for my 40k Dark Angels and my 30k Sons of Horus.

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. I, on the other hand, truly know no fear. The vehicle is also armed with two sponson-mounted weapons, one on each side.

These tanks were used to horrifying effect to defend breaches in the heretical lines during the Siege of Vraks. Unfortunately, unlike most Malcador variants, the Mechanicus suddenly went full retard and forgot, for the most part, how to construct these things.

Just wouldn’t mind some opinions on it, and what people would do if facing such a tank? Sign In Register now! I would rather purchase Basilisk Artillery pieces over the mobile Basilisk tank. Just call them heavily experienced Krieg armor.

I am also going to assume that you roll an average of 3 for total shots. I guess it has sponsons now?

Heavy Tan do some work, and the Demolisher is no joke either. Posted 09 May – Would you think that would be weirdly out of place? Due to this fact, it’s rather surprising the Kriegers don’t love them. The Minotaur is a rare self-propelled artillery piece used by the armed forces of the Imperium of Man that can trace its origins back to the Great Crusade and maybe even earlier. Being intended for service in hostile malcadorr and even the void of space, the Dracosan needed to be absolutely air-tight as not to endanger the lives of its passengers and crew.

I have to admit they really pull their weight. But T7 is almost a benefit becuase you want it to go booom! Check out one of our awesome sibling subreddits; they’ve got one for everything! Focusing on the popular Forgeworld Horus Heresy game. They will not be tolerated. Personally, I still prefer the old way with the weapon facings, because ruled feels more realistic, I only wish all vehicles could have had split fire in 7th ed.

Now work has banned it too The Defender’s ability to put out 21 Heavy Bolter shots in addition to sporting a Demolisher cannon is incredible, but dules I saw that the Annihilator variant could field twin lascannons and autocannon sponsons Maocador also drooled a little bit. No adverts like this in the forums anymore. Oh yeah, it also mounts a Demolisher Cannon in its forward hull. Please log in to reply. I bought it on impulse, after a friend kept telling me to get more Lascannons so I bought the biggest one I could get.


Navigation Main page Malador changes Random page Help. The massive gout of flames launched from the Inferno Gun is also effective at clearing mines, the sudden heat detonating mine fuses and making large areas safe much quicker than rulrs methods. That and the fact that it can deliver what amounts to a shot from a twin-linked basilisk point-blank. Time spent shooting at it just means your chimeras will live longer to get troops in position.

Purchasing and Arming a Malcador

malcqdor What are some of their drawbacks and weaknesses? Competitive play isn’t about being a jerk to your opponent, or being unsportsmanlike, even though some people view it as such both competitive players and players on the receiving end of competitive play styles. In game terms, it really does deserve to have its front and side armour buffed to be on par with the Leman Russ Battle Tank. When it needs to move again, it simply drives out forwards through the path it had rulws made for itself.

Bring it on Holden.

Knock yourself out – with the opening of the Cicatrix Maledictum, there’s probably no such thing as an “obsolete tank. Forum Rulfs Forum Tools Search.

Malcador Heavy Tank

In addition, apparently Big Bobby G. Is flame weaponry a better deal for Guard armies than other armies? My friend and I played a narrative game this past Christmas where he controlled Guard and Custodes trying to protect an LZ from a massive horde of Poxwalkers and Typhus gotta love zombie apocalypse games! In all honesty, though, the Malcador on the table top would need a notable buff in durability for this to be practical.