A GIANT week for 40K rumors! Imperial Knights, IG, Orks, 7th Edition and yet another Codex arrives!
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Let’s start with the hot rumors of the week.
Imperial Knights is a full-fledged codex arriving in March. The Knight Model makes multiple variants
1st Army: Imperial Knights Army
2nd Army: Mechanicum Army
3rd Army: Freeblades Army (Mercs that can ally)
Knight Paladin: 375 pts
Knight Errant: 370pts
WS:4 BS:4 S:10 I:4 A:3 AV:13/12/12 HP:6
Chainsword: S: D
Ion Shield: 4+ Invul on one facing you choose in opponent’s shooting phase
Cannon: R:72 S:8 AP:3 Ordinance 2 Large blast
Heavy Stubber (x2)
Thermal Weapon: R:36 S:9 Large blast, Melta
IMPERIAL GUARD (Astra Militarum)
-New large tank
-New Larger Transport
-Stormtroopers, Commissar Squads, and Bullgryns are Astra Auxilary. These units may be taken as “plug-ins” to other Imperial armies.
-Catachans and Cadians are covered in the new codex. Catachans are not going to direct only.
7th Edition arrives in May
-A “true” release
– Updated fortification rules
– Integrated super-heavy rules
– Clarifications and FAQed rules from 6th
Lower quality chatter speaks of:
-Overwatch altered to deny shooting next turn
-Unit to unit assault leaping via consolidation moves returning to the rules
– A workmanlike release