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The Malcador Infernus is a mobile fortress like its brothers, with an enormous wound count, a strong 3+ save and Toughness 8. The key feature. The Malcador Infernus tank can be outfitted with a variety of upgrades . dozen Forge Worlds across the Imperium to standards only usually. Quick Malcador Infernus question – posted in + HORUS HERESY RULES +: Is the Malcador Infernus a legal ROW legion option? At first glance.

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Malcador Infernus and Salamanders All discussions for Warhammer 30k i.

The Dracosan was a common sight in the 30th Millennium, being manufactured under compact by several dozen Forge Worlds across the Imperium to standards only usually required of war machines destined for service with the Legiones Astartes. Rules wise though, isn’t the Infernus just a giant Hellhound?

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. I’ve seen these in a couple of battle reports, scary things even without the chem gun upgrades.

Because there wasn’t enough room in the tank to put shielding around the reactor that powers the laser, the tank is more prone to catastrophic damage and its crew is at an increased risk of getting cancer. Its important to have a balanced list with the infernus as you are relying on other aspects of your army to effectively deal with high AV and crack troops out of transports for a toasting OR to effectively deal with flyers that can get around your side armour to shoot you in the rear.

I emailed ForgeWorld and they told me that it is perfectly legal to take a Malcador Infernus with Salamanders, however, I have had people fight that in other forums and saying that FW support is wrong.

I’ve forgotten my password Forum Password. Given the necessary resources and expenditures to build such an exceptional vehicle, the Dracosan was employed almost exclusively by forces configured in the Solar Auxilia pattern, whether these “regular” Excertus Imperialis units or other forces following the same order of battle, such as the household troops of certain Rogue Traders Militant or, occasionally, the elite retainers of high status Imperial Commanders.

All of this means that the Malcador became immune to all forms of penetrations except for ‘Explodes! As a result, they are rarely deployed amongst the Imperial Guard’s armored regiments. 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 primary weapon system, a massive Twin-linked Earthshaker Cannon, is housed in a wide, centralized axis point, and features a complex hydraulic recoil suppression system.

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By the time of the 41st Millennium, however, the Adeptus Mechanicus have lost all knowledge of how the engine works so they get extra finickiness while moving the same speed as every other tank.

Of course, the current rendition of it sets the Malcador’s unit type as “Superheavy, Fast Tank”, which is hilariously redundant. The Malcador Infernus is a Super Heavy tank which for a simple heavy support slot gives it a huge amount of survivability. WestRider 6 June at By the time of the Horus Heresy many Maldador tanks had been relegated to strategic reserves and second line Imperial Army units, replaced by newer and more powerful designs, although the demands of the galaxy-wide civil war soon brought them back into the fray, while their availability saw them used as test-beds for a variety of new variants designed to plug gaps in supply and resource.

The cannons are so large that it had to be mounted backwards in order for the tank to remain balanced and not dig into the dirt. Crimson Fists Rules Leaked. Multi-lasers, heavy flamers and lascannons. Personally I advocate malcaddor very aggressively with these but it does depend on your opponent of course. They claim that the rule listed in Massacre, pg. In the short explanation about the Annihilator it actually says: It really depends on what you need it to do.

Plus you can take it as a HQ in an allied detachment with a tank commander. The vehicle is also armed with two sponson-mounted weapons, one on each side.

The centralized positioning of the weapon system allows the artillery piece to remain stable while firing its weapons even when positioned on difficult terrain. When the tech-priests realized that they had run out of room for fuel tanks, they decided to put them in a trailer towed behind the tank.

You currently have javascript disabled. The tank is simply infenus slow and too large to serve as ruoes true “tank hunter” but is not large enough or heavily armed enough due to the limited supply of shells for its Demolisher Cannon to be matched against a true super-heavy tank like an Imperial Baneblade in open combat.


The utility of Malcador tanks in the fluff as they were used on Vraks and questionably on the tabletop is as semi-mobile bunkers. Still, against other, more conventional armored vehicles when it is part of a larger offensive force, the Malcador Annihilator can still prove its worth ru,es the hands of a skilled crew. I do agree though, it does look awesome.

The regular Malcador is a heavy inferus however: The lasers and flamers are free.

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Its stat line is:. 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 to engine malfunction, represented in-game as a fifty-fifty chance of being completely immobilized rather than slowed down by engine damage. Every model, weapon and piece of wargear has its own points value, and every weapon has a profile.

I thought of it again because in one of the recent HH videos Matt was talking about how none of the super heavy’s interested him- I was surprised the Malcador Infernus wasn’t mentioned there. Search anything and hit enter. These tanks were used to horrifying effect to defend breaches in the heretical lines during the Siege of Vraks.

The Malcador tank could also be outfitted with a variety of upgrades and attachments, such as Camouflage Netting, Extra Armour Plating, an improved communications system, a Hunter-Killer Missile Launcher, a mine sweeper, a pintle-mounted Heavy Stubber, rough terrain modifications, track guards, a Searchlight, and Smoke Launchers.

So while they still have certainly not dethroned the Leman Russ as the lord and master of Imperial armor, taking them is now actually a valid tactic. HH is another story though. There will be a whole lot more goodies for the Astra Militarum in the near future.

That is the wargear of the beast. I’m assuming you mean a LoW?

Quick Malcador Infernus question – + HORUS HERESY RULES + – The Bolter and Chainsword

Back to top 3 Ishagu Posted 04 October – The Minotaur is not armed with any other weapons but can be upgraded malacdor a Pintle-mounted Heavy Stubber or a Storm Bolter.

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