The Great Crusade The conquering a non-Compliant world after conducting successful clandestine operations Although its history as an active Legion is a short one compared to the others -- at least under its own name -- the Alpha Legion proved quickly determined to match any of its brethren in glory -- or perhaps more accurately prove itself superior to them -- and its tally of victories mounted with surpassing speed. Not terrible, but losing Marksmen still hurts like hell. Against living matter, it inflicted hideously gaping bloodless wounds as the flesh where it struck dissolved into oily smoke. This ability is lost if the unit is joined by a model with a different pattern of Terminator armour, meaning it's a great option for Consuls who want to join power armoured assault units. After a solar week of constant fighting and heavy losses, the Ultramarines' strike force managed to reunite with their main elements, and quickly evacuated the planet. Dark Angels can upgrade the whole squad.
This last firing-mode can Get Hot, but then again, it's Twin-linked. They are led by massive Greater Daemons called Bloodthirsters. For long Terran years after, Alpharius remained at his father's side as the Emperor undid what had been done to mar his creation. Just remember that those additional points can turn them into an expensive point sink. Unless it's the all over again. That the Alpha Legion was subtly undermining the Traitors' agenda did not go entirely unnoticed, particularly by the Primarch , who raised the issue with Horus to little response.
Two other accounts, found encrypted within the pages of certain volumes of the suppressed work of memetic corrosion known as the Transit of the Human Soul through Strife, or the Codex Hydra as it is sometimes known, offer differing contentions. Most of these are meant for rather than. Salamanders naturally love these bad boys. Realm of Chaos: The Lost and the Damned. Note that characteristics remain active and can actually perform actions that don't need to be declared - for example, an invisible Paladin of Glory Forgelord with a Nuncio vox is still granting +1 to the wound score of those nearby and artillery can still draw LoS from him.
Clad in armour forged in the manner of some terrifying beast of ancient Terran myth and armed with a fearsome panoply of weapons of unknown provenance, Alpharius bestrode the battlefield like a figure from legend. Serges can't even take Nuncio Voxes or Augury Scanners, and at the end of the day a mass of expensive, tough, flying Multi-Meltas just doesn't need or mind the loss of one fancy guy's kit. The Proteus is the better choice because you don't want to actually charge with this squad, but to bait the enemy into charging at them. The , an alliance of xenos, , and a somewhat unwilling human named John Grammaticus, burdened the Alpha Legion with these two visions which they promised would come to pass. Nurgle thrives in death and decay, growing more powerful as great plagues spread, and his servants seek only to spread disease. In shame, the Sons of Horus painted their armor Black, renamed themselves the Black Legion, and fled back into the warp. Finally, you can also attempt a ram attack as if you were a tank, though it is still a drop pod and not a Caestus.
A viable alternative to a Sicaran maybe? The rules say that units must either have the Deep Strike rule or have access to a transport that has the Deep Strike rule, and that if a unit purchased a dedicated transport then it must begin the game deployed inside it. This thing is a paragon of defense, having Shielded Gate barriers that count as impassable terrain but don't block line of sight and confer a 3++ to units on the other any side, as well as the bunkers having a 5++ vs shooting directed either at them or the units inside them. Angron would be proud of such wanton aggression right off the bat. With everyone able to take Power Weapons, and one in five Twin Lightning Claws, these are the units you pack in a nifty transport and throw into Tactical, or even Assault, bloackades for maximum squelch. The upgrade will allow a melee Dreadnought or Vindicator to do more than move slowly into firing range. Be sure to discuss it with your opponent before the game, in any case. Has twin bolter and can't change for missiles, though.
Keep adding layers of the wash once the previous has dried, until you are happy with the results. An alternate take is that with a level of Sanctic he's only fifteen points more expensive than a similarly equipped Centurion but with some psychic ability and a better Power Maul so if for some reason you were planning on taking one of those anyway you might as well take him. Take one squad of each to stay ahead of your opponent. For the same cost as the Nanyte Blaster you get a box that causes Fear once per game. They have a vast range of wargear options from being both Techmarines Servitors, Cyber familiar, etc.
This area of the Palace was to be the Alpha Legion's target. There is no need for you to read further, and if you feel any urges to read beyond this paragraph or if you have any suspicion that there is any text following, please consult your local or for. It may not be as good as the other Primarchs' melee weapons, but it gets the job done pretty well anyhow. These so-called Headhunters had these awesome combo-bolters with two barrels. Acts of murder and sabotage were conducted on multiple planets across the system to distract the beleaguered Imperial defenders from the Alpha Legion's true objective -- Pluto -- the lynchpin of the Loyalists' surveillance network within the Sol System. Yeah, you heard it right - entire segmentum, and while it is the smallest one, it's still like 15% of the Imperium. The lack of Overwatch makes it much more suitable for melee than Tartaros - en-masse twin-linked weaponry will near-guarantee hits, and that's lost on Cataphractii.
Hence, much of the Imperial data concerning the Last Primarch could be considered suspect, and indeed there are some who believe the whole Kravin affair was an Alpha Legion plot to plant misinformation in Imperial records. Onslaught Force Organization Chart The big guns. Here's an example: Your opponent has a tasty Whirlwind Scorpius you want to deliver a melta squad next to, but has surrounded it with marines. Of all the Primarchs of the , Alpharius was without a doubt the most steeped in mystery, legend, contradiction and deliberate falsification. Even though it struggles to deal with Spartans, the Venator costs significantly less, so glancing it to death is a viable tactic. A Legion Stormblade costs less then an upgraded ten model squad of Terminators.
Compulsory troops in any other RoW mean you must take them as Troops, no ifs or buts Pride of the Legion, for example. It was only with the discovery of the Primarch which still might not even be his true name which allowed the Ghost Legion to resurface nearly 160 years later and become a true Legion in its own right, seemingly springing up from nowhere with a full and rapidly expanding force of 10,000 Astartes and a battle-ready fleet. Even if you survive them , which is represented in the tabletop with their debilitating effect. Having been disillusioned by the Emperor's goals and believing him nothing more than a drunken tyrant, he was brought into Horus's rebellion and joined Horus as one of the four original legions who betrayed the Emperor. Insurance - at the cost of a valuable Elite choice slot that could be used for Terminators, Dreadnoughts, Rapiers, Legion-specifics, Apothecaries for the big units. He must be the Warlord unless his Primarch is there, and if he is then neither Praetors nor LoWs like Primarchs can be taken. After the Horus Heresy, he allowed himself to be killed by an Imperial assassin, wanting to prove that even the Emperor was willing to resort to such dishonorable actions.
As such, an attached Vigilator + some ruins become a 3+ cover save for the whole unit. Their primarch was also cursed with multiple visions, including one foreshadowing his own death, thus leading him further into insanity. Vehicles like Predators with Conversion Beamers or Vindicator Laser Destroyers must be stationary to unlock their true potential, while artillery tanks like Medusas typically would be firing one gun anyway. Shoulder mounted shield generators grant 4++ invuln, but can't Overwatch or Run in addition to no Sweeping Advance pretty much Slow and Purposeful, but without the actual rule. Both volumes also have army lists for Chaos armies and painting guides for. In this way the Alpha Legion was by and large the only Traitor Legion not to succumb to the mutations of , an outcome that may also have been dictated by their possible continued secret loyalty to the.