Fasten Your seatbelts boys and girls, because Commander Farsight is here and be brought along one heck of a posse...
First the basics:
Supplemental codex Farsight Enclaves is out right now. It shipped with the following note:
Available first as Digital Edition for Android, Kindle, and iBooks. Not in print for three months. DOWNLOAD NOW
Now onto the rules:
ARMY SPECIAL RULESBattlesuit Spearhead - All Crisis Suits are Troops, but you must take at least one unit of three Battlesuits, not including drones. Finally, suit armies are a real thing.
Ork Hunters - All units have Preferred Enemy (Orks) in Close Combat only. The nice fluff addition.
Ta'lissera Bond - You must take, and pay for, the Bonding Knife upgrade for every unit in the army.
Divergent Destiny - No taking Shadowsun or Aun'Va.
Allies - You may ally with another Tau army as Battle Brothers! And there's a way to take five Riptides...
Earth Caste Pilot Array - Your battle suits reroll 1s for shooting, and failed Nova reactor checks, but are WS:1
Talisman of Arthas Molach - 5+ Invul, and roll 4d6 and take the highest for Deny the Witch rolls
Warscaper Drone - Move through cover, Outflank, Acute senses for the squad, enemies within 12 suffer the effects of difficult terrain.
Seismic Fibrilator Node - on a 2+ all terrian within 36 is difficult ground. On a 5+, the effect continues into the next turn, roll each turn. One time use.
Mirrorcodex: +1 to Seize the Initiative, on a 4+ units within 6" gain Preferred enemy Space Marines, and various Imperial factions.
Fusion Blades - Commanders only
18" S:8 AP:1 Assault1 Melta Twin-Linked
S:8 AP:1 Melee, Armorbane, Blind
There are 8 Characters who can be included in Farsight's bodyguard, each in a suit with unique combos of wargear, including 3 Commanders, a Broadside, and a Riptide. The ultimate Deathstar if you take them all.
~So, what do you think of the game's latest army?