Tau Armoured Company

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The Armoured Companies of the Tau are not as common as their Imperial counterparts. However, such forces do exist, and they combine speed and manoeuvrability with overwhelming firepower.
For the most part, the Armoured Companies are composed of less orthodox Hammerhead variants, allowing them to engage and destroy their enemies, as well as test out the more unorthodox Hammerhead variants.
Many in the Shas'Ar'Tol wish for Armoured Companies composed entirely of the more common Hammerheads, but the demand for such vehicles among the Infantry hunter-cadres means there is never enough to go around.
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  • HQ Command Tank
  • Elites Support Shas'Vre, Strike Shas'Vre
  • Troops Support Hammerheads, Strike Hammerheads
  • Fast Attacks Pathfinders, Tetra Squadron
  • Heavy Support Hunter Hammerheads, 0-1 Swordfish

Command Tank

Hammerhead may be equipped with any Primary weapon you wish. However, the Hammerhead costs 125 pts basic. The stats and options remain the same.

Support Shas'vre

Hammerhead costs 110pts basic, and all stats and options remain the same. The Hammerhead may be equipped as a Burst-Head or a Missile-Head. Each Support Shas'Vre allows you to take up to two Support Hammerheads.

Strike Shas'vre

Hammerhead costs 110pts basic, and all stats and options remain the same. The Hammerhead may be equipped as a Plasma-Head or a Fusion-Head. Each Strike Shas'Vre allows you to take up to two Strike Hammerheads.

Support Hammerheads

Must be equipped as Burst-Heads or Missile-Heads.

Strike Hammerheads

Must be equipped as Plasma-Heads or Fusion-Heads.

Hunter Hammerheads

Must be equipped as Ion-Heads or Rail-Heads.

Swordfish

A Heavy assault tank designed for extreme armour-hunting. The Swordfish is designed to compliment the Hammerhead, rather than replace it. Faults with Swordfish, combined with high maintenance requirements, means that the Swordfish is rarely used in battle.
UnitCostFrontSideRearBs
Swordfish190 pts1312103 (4)
  • Type Tank, Skimmer.
  • Speed Normal.
  • Weapons Twin-Linked Hammerhead Railgun turret, Twin-Linked Missile Pod, Nose-mounted Burst Cannon.
  • Options The Swordfish may be given any vehicle upgrades from the Tau Codex. The Swordfish is already equipped with a Targeting Array.




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