The Hellhammer was built to provide short-ranged fire support in difficult conditions (like city fights). It certainly excels at this role, as its main weapon, the. This seems to be a constant trope in 40K – sending a large amount of . The Hellhammer has the same profile as the Baneblade — it doesn’t. The Empire Hellhammer is a modified variant of the more common Empire Wargalley that has been re-purposed for use as a powerful siege-ship. Sigismund the.

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In short it’s written so you jellhammer fap to how awesome the Baneblade is. It is able to turn entire building blocks to dust with a single shot.

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Sponsons cost 34 for the Heavy Bolter and 50 for the Heavy Flamer. Luckily, because the Shadowsword chassis was so massive, removing the laser generators meant there was plenty of space for a cooling system, so the tank never Gets Hot!

It’s still a moving fortress of rape that can decimate multiple tanks at a time and blow hordes of enemy units to bits and the strongest and toughest vehicle in the game since it can’t transport infantry like the Battlewagon hel,hammer Land Raider Redeemer, it compensates with more firepower.

The Banesword dispenses with the most hampering disadvantage of the Shadowsword, namely having to disengage its engine before firing. This option can only be taken on the GW plastic kit, as the old Forge World models were shorter, sillier-looking, and had no place for them. Fluff described the hull as the size hellhammet a city block.

Unfortunetly, this meme is already old and overused. The most common use of the Hellhammer Siege Cannon is as the main weapon on the Stormsword super-heavy tank of the Imperial Guard. There is also a Legion Astartes version because Forge World got tired of making additional versions of the Fellblade. Lo Bannick and his quest to redeem himself from the grievous sin of killing his cousin in self-defense. The Hellhammer also functions well as a close range armour hunter; its main guns can reach only medium range at maximum, but their sheer destructive power allows them to knock out anything smaller than a Titan easily.

Driving through a besieged hive city or manufactorum, the crew ignore the ineffective shots fired by enemy infantry hidden amongst the rubble, and answer with their own hail of explosive shells.

Foot-bound troops can march freely in its wake, safe in the knowledge that the Hellhammer will lay before them a carpet of enemy corpses. When Pert does it right, he gets it done.


Warhammer 40k Bits ASTRA Militarum Baneblade – Hellhammer Variant

Like all of the variants of the Baneblade, the Banehammer came into being as the solution to a specific tactical need. It is of no surprise that Yarrick has his own personal Emperor-mobile in the form of the Fortress of Arrogance.

It’s not so much a variant helllhammer the Baneblade as a sibling tank, with a unique Forge World kit to make it and a couple of its own unique subtypes. The sequel novel is entitled “Shadowsword” and follow’s Bannick’s adventures as he grows disillusioned with the Imperium of Man and gets told to pilot a Shadowsword because its soul feels guilty over being used by Orks before the Imperium salvaged it back.

Also one of the few imperial guard tanks that don’t look like they refitted something from the first world war.

An Imperial Hellhxmmer Super-heavy Tank On the battlefield, the Hellhammer’s role is that of either a close support tank, or an urban warfare tank. The track is broken and the sponson turret has a beef with the driver. While the Tremor Cannon shell itself does relatively little damage, it is the side effect of the underground explosion that is invaluable, pinning the opponent in place and making him vulnerable to sustained bombardment by the other artillery elements of the Imperial Guard.

Its massive size is also both a blessing and a curse: And thanks to 9 attacks at S9 AP-2 DD3 it can deal a surprising amount of damage in close combat, but don’t send it into a fight against things like Terminators unless you use the “Crush Them!

The table contains the main guns of all eight tanks, but they’re 40 than just statlines attached to a tank:. Then you get 20 models shooting hellhammr of the top. The Heavy Stubber is the superior option albeit twice as expensive at 4 compared to the SB’s 2 most of the time: On the battlefield, the Hellhammer’s role is that of either a close support tank, or an urban warfare tank. As mentioned above, Stormblades in Epic used to have Hellion Missile launchers to add to the amount they could Rape Titans, however in current 40k they no longer have them.

Originally built from salvaged Shadowsword or Stormblade tanks, because those Volcano Cannons and Plasma Blastguns are blisteringly difficult to manufacture, the Imperial Guard just put wide-bore Cannons on the hulls and gave them spare Hellhammer Shells to fire.

The weapon has a shorter barrel outfitted with heavy-gauge suppressors to fire extremely high-calibre shells. The Baneblade has achieved a bit of a mini-meme status because jellhammer Captain Apollo Diomedes of the Blood Ravenswho has this tendency to scream: Or a Landkreuzer P.

Although most have been changed considerably by their time in the Eye of Terror, the Decimators were originally precursors to modern Imperial super-heavy vehicles like the Baneblade, Shadowsword and Stormsword, the last of which it most closely resembles in function.


All of them can take either one or two pairs of sponsons, each equipped with a Lascannon and either two Heavy Bolters or two Heavy Flamers. The Fellblade is the Space Marines ‘ main super-heavy tank, not used very much since the Horus Heresy. Additionally, since the Tremor Cannon is much smaller than the original Volcano Cannon, the Banehammer possesses a large empty hold, which can be used to either transport a small platoon of Imperial Guardsmen, or house a cramped but fully functional headquarters equipped with powerful Vox-casters and tactical arrays from which the officer in charge can lead his troops.

The Baneblade and its variants are all statted out in full in the recent Codex: With a modest 5″ blast but stats befitting a tank hunter, the Magma Cannon can reduce all but the largest of titans to scrap. With a fearsome blast radius, the turret-mounted Hellhammer Cannon is capable of clearing whole squads of Heretic and xenos scum from the holes in which they cower. In situations were the range is short and the fields of fire limited, the Hellhammer is brutally uncompromising in delivering fiery destruction upon Mankind ‘s enemies.

It can also carry 25 soldiers, and has enough room in the rear deck to let ten of them stand outside and fire. Basically, if you shoot it at a unit, and that unit is hellnammer a superheavy, you have hellhamme that unit.

The Plaguereaper is a Baneblade variant exclusive to the forces of Nurgle. It is like the only super-heavy tank that the forces of Chaos have without being forced into Daemon Engine territory or exclusively sucking Papa Nurgle’s dick. It is still not known whether Pert uses this as his personal car so he can run over he,lhammer crush any pedestrian vehicle that pissed him off lately. The Hellhammer is named after its main weapon, the Hellhammer Cannonbut it is also armed with a co-axial Autocannona 40o Demolisher Cannona set of twin-linked hull-mounted Heavy Bolters with two top-mounted sponson Lascannons.

GW and Forgeworld both make kits for these — hellhanmer GW kit can make seven other tanks, but FW’s kit has the targeters, a bigger engine and a travel mount for the cannon to rest on. It will be there for you when something absolutely must die and must die now.