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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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.
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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. The Malcador was mass-produced for the Imperial Army during the Great Crusadetwnk it distinguished itself from other tanks by its speed.
This message was edited 1 time. Submit a new link. Its only redeeming quality is that its more survivable thanks to being a super heavy vehicle, though all of its positives end there. It was large enough to accommodate twenty troops, and heavily armored enough to protect them from intense enemy fire.
DE is usually the most close and fun battle. Like every other tank operated by the Imperium of Manthe Mallcador comes in many flavors:. The vehicle is also armed with two sponson-mounted weapons, one on each side.
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For anti-armor, they kept the hull-mounted Demolisher Cannon. Order of the Sacred Tznk. As Superheavies, they are totally immune to the entire vehicle damage table. Hmm I’m tempted to get a Malcador infernus, It’s such a cool model.
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Also the Defender tend to draw much of the attention away from your other tanks, because of the anti-infantry weapons the Defender is equipped with, the sheer size of the tank and the large number of wounds.
Additionally, the Malcador Annihilator also suffers the same fate as almost every other Malcador variant.
This reduces its performance and provides very poor fuel efficiency. With the 6th and 7th editions, maybe they can now. Both have some great benefits and some weaknesses and are more than capable of spearheading infantry assaults while also providing some monster overwatch benefits.
Thanks in advance for your rulee guys, and I wish you luck in the ETL! As of 6th and 7th Edition however, the Malcador Heavy Tanks are now Superheavy Vehicles with 5 hull points, making them surprisingly tough. I guess it has sponsons now?
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. Xenos” “Racist and Proud of it” maldador Gains fleshbane, rending, rage, counter-attack, and X2 strength and toughness when locked in combat with units not in the “Imperium of Man” faction.
Unlike your Leman Russ tanks, the Defender can soak up a lot of damage and still survive the battle. As a result, they malcdaor rarely deployed amongst the Imperial Guard’s armored regiments. Of rulee the variants, the Valdor is perhaps the rarest and most expensive of them all.
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Some people say they know no fear. Posted 16 May – 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.
Full tracking of what you have read so you can skip to your first unread post, easily see what has changed since you last logged in, and easily see what is new at a glance. Line of sight is still there. Malcsdor yourself out – with the opening of the Cicatrix Maledictum, there’s probably no such thing as an “obsolete tank. Ruls understand what the competitive mindset is all about, start here with this article that describes what playing to win is and isn’t.
Someone managed to fix the Malcador by kit-bashing it with a Russ. 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!
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Back to top 14 Gibbous Posted 10 May – Fluff wise, it would fit if your force kept producing them from the local Forge World due to it being a preferred or revered tank. Two Artema Pattern Hellhounds would cost pnts, and all you’re losing is 1 strength. They were generally deployed to lead advances against enemy forces occupying especially dense terrain, such as trench lines, city ruins or heavily forested areas.
Time spent shooting at it just means your chimeras will live longer to get troops in position. The Minotaur was designed as a forward deployment fire support vehicle, and this is proven by the Minotaur’s outfitting with an unusual amount of heavy armor and the vehicle’s extreme durability. But even if it was fluff-wise, it’s still your army, made up of your dudes. 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.
With supreme luck you can even pen a Land Raider. M’Khand Secundus still produces Malcadors in large numbers, but this is a rare exception.
I’ve forgotten my password Forum Password. Back to top 17 Danny Cyanide Posted 10 May – malfador Please join us in the Warhammer community Discord by clicking here. The Malcador Infernus variant has been mostly replaced by the faster and more reliable Hellhound in front-line Imperial Rulse regiments. A little background first: Back to top 9 Arkaniss Posted 09 May – Retrieved from ” https: During the Siege of Vraks the 88th Siege Army’s intelligence officers believed that there was no malcadkr than 30 Valdor tanks stored inside of Vraks Prime’s vast Departmento Munitorum storehouses, and these tanks were not utilised by the Vraksian Traitor Militia until much later in that infamous meat grinder.
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.