News about the Vigilus weekender

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News about the Vigilus weekender

Postby Sandtiger » Sun Nov 25, 2018 8:15 pm

https://www.reddit.com/r/Warhammer40k/c ... h=1115bda9

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I happened across this a couple days ago and the points brought out are interesting. I am a big fan of a lot of this, they sound overall good and like a nice improvement on what we already have. The formations stuff is particularly intriguing to me; I really want to know what kind of things they're cooking up there. Also incredibly excited about new narrative campaigns like Vigilus coming out.

Feel free to weigh in with further thoughts and opinions :)

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Re: News about the Vigilus weekender

Postby MrScotty » Tue Nov 27, 2018 9:01 am

Someone did a page-by-page scan of the preview they showed and was able to piece together the rules for the ork "Blitz Brigade" detachment.

You can spend 3CP to declare any ork detachment a "Blitz Brigade" which gives all your Battlewagons (and variants like Bonecrushas) and Warbikers the "Blitz Brigade" keyword.

It grants a special warlord trait (A warlord aboard a Blitz Brigade battlewagon can grant it the Waaagh ability to advance and charge while he's embarked, called "Back Seat Driver")
A special relic (A loudspeaker that gives reroll 1s to hit for Blitz Brigade units within 6" as long as the warlord is embarked on a Blitz Brigade battlewagon)
and a couple special stratagems - one that gives rerolls to hit on the charge to blitz brigade units, and one that allows a nearby ork infantry unit to basically come along for the ride in the movement phase without embarking on board - called "Hang On, Boyz!")

it seems decently strong, with an alright warlord trait, and one good stratagem in Hang On Boyz, but 3CP is fairly costly even for a horde faction like orks just to unlock it all. I'll definitely be using it with my Evil Sunz on occasion, but only when I bring along at least a brigade detachment!
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Re: News about the Vigilus weekender

Postby Darth Hoodie » Wed Nov 28, 2018 7:12 pm

Curious to see what kind of love BT get, they had a somewhat prominent place in the lore with the Return of GMan maybe some tabletop love is in the works? We can only hope.

I will admit however to being more curious about the new Primaris Battleforces specificially the Imperial Fists Box. It CLEARLY features an intercessor with a power fist. Are the Big Marines going to actually get wargear options now? Im a strange mix between excited and upset, excited because I have been loving my Intercessors on the tabletop and upset because lets be honest here. I already have 30 intercessors....
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Re: News about the Vigilus weekender

Postby MrScotty » Wed Nov 28, 2018 7:39 pm

Darth Hoodie wrote:
Wed Nov 28, 2018 7:12 pm
Curious to see what kind of love BT get, they had a somewhat prominent place in the lore with the Return of GMan maybe some tabletop love is in the works? We can only hope.

I will admit however to being more curious about the new Primaris Battleforces specificially the Imperial Fists Box. It CLEARLY features an intercessor with a power fist. Are the Big Marines going to actually get wargear options now? Im a strange mix between excited and upset, excited because I have been loving my Intercessors on the tabletop and upset because lets be honest here. I already have 30 intercessors....
Apparently it's a Fists upgrade sprue and they and they alone get powerfists.
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