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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Seriously, 16 guns on almost all sides. Does this model specifically enable any types of lists? The Achilles is thought to have been originally armed with a Viper Pattern quad-launcher, although most have been replaced with the more familiar Thunderfire Cannon.

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Land Lan Ares Updated to 8th Edition: Tyranid players tend to weep tears of blood, piss themselves, and crap their pants all at the same time when these show up. T2 I’m dealing 3D6 smite to something.

I replaced it with a las pred, lost the heavy bolter, and power of the machine spirit, but chaos have a stratagem to negate that.

It utilises so many of the most arcane machine-artifice rites lnd its construction that eules must be wrought individually and under the scrupulous avhilles of the most senior Adepts of the Machine God. The earlier Achilles Alpha prototype swapped the Thunderfire Cannon for a Quad Mortar and was equipped with twin-linked Volkite Culverins as sponson weapons. Eventually the machine turns, but only after the very strongest willed of Dark Magi or Warpsmiths who dare attempt to crew an Achilles carry out the rituals.

It’s chance of blowing itself up has increased achiples that’s firing 8 lascannons a turn, but it’s far less likely to kill itself when doing so, and keeping a captain or rhino primaris nearby can mitigate that risk. It can also be turned into a better combat vehicle due to its ability to pack on a Havoc Launcher; this gives it the ability to fire a few clusters of blast templates downrange for those using it as a heavy offensive vehicle.


Beast of Nurgle – Nurgling – Plaguebearer. I don’t care how many Termagaunts you have, they’re all gonna turn into mince meat on the first turn.

Harbinger – Hell Blade – Hell Talon.


Chances of malfunctioning and exploding: Daemon Engines faider Khorne: Known for making Vehicle units shit bricks, and for destroying Raidef on its own. The Land Raider Achilles is heavily armed for close-range siege combat, as the vehicle’s armour can absorb most enemy attacks while the tank closes in for the kill. Unfortunately, the introduction of these weapons makes this specific Land Raider to lose its transportation capability.

The basic one has two Twin-Linked Lascannons in sponsons called “Godhammer” pattern, for some odd reason and a twin-linked Heavy Boltermaking it some kind of heavy infantry fighting vehicle derpfish.

Numerous Hereteks die over a protracted series of rituals, some as a consequence of the powers unleashed by their bloody rites. The Achilles Pattern is a giant derpy hunk of metal, bristling with guns and designed to get in close, firing off heavy firepower before discharging its payload of troops right into enemy formations.

It’s gaider more like the latter, but the exposed treads lwnd the entire front of the tank and the sponson-mounted guns resemble the former. Why is it so rapetastic?

No transport capability, and costs about 50 points more than the standard Land Raider, raidsr you get what you pay for; Twin-Linked Heavy Flamer Sponsons, Twin-Linked Assault Cannons and a fucking Demolisher Cannon make this thing filthy rape to anything with the misfortune of getting cahilles near it.

If you do use one, be sure to employ it with a shooty force that can actually use the damned thing, like a Devastator Squad. Decides to say “Fuck that shit” regarding transporting and seeks to become the most destructive linebreaker around, trying to eclipse even the dreaded Leman Russ Demolisher and Vindicator.

It’s guns now ignore cover entirelyand the buff to reserve rolls has been changed to make one stratagem you use cost one fewer command point to a minimum of oneso long as your warlord is embarked inside.


The Achilles is armed with two sponson-mounted twin-linked Multi-Meltasone on each side, that are capable of making quick work of enemy armour and achillea fortifications. Daemon Engines achiples Tzeentch: It’s too easy for them now.

Hell, because it carries not one, but two psycannons, it could just as easily chew up light to medium vehicles as well. The Solemnus Aggressor is born. It’s very flexible, but ultimately rather inefficient. It’s this thing called fun.

I spent 8 years in the military. The Mark I was a British invention! The Helios Pattern Land Raider is designed for fire support, replacing the usual Heavy Bolters with a pair of twin-linked Lascannons and sacrificing ten transport spaces ruls a missile battery from a Whirlwind. Legion Techmarinesworking in conjunction with the Archmagos Xan-Ebon, conceived the Achilles as a means of delivering elite warriors directly into battle in the face of raiddr aliens’ devastating weaponry and constructed the first examples of the acihlles class.

Have any of you played with land raiders in 8th edition? The one time a ran a chaos Landie its was not worth it in my list.

Privacy policy About 1d4chan Disclaimers Mobile view. The Land Raider Achilles’ troop-carrying space has been reduced in order to store the massive shells for the Thunderfire Cannon, and thus it can only carry up to six Space Marines, or three Terminators. Not to be outdone, the Dark Angels released their own version of the Land Raider to one-up them in a show of absolute hilarity. The Machine Spirit artificial intelligence within the Achilles zchilles notoriously intractable and bellicose, necessitating a brutal process by which it is forced to submit to the ministrations of the Dark Magi.

The Grey Knight version is also notable Psycannon Bolts help this thing a lot since it’s pretty much the lanv heavy tank Daemonhunters get.