40K Rumor Roundup 2/15/2014 & Yet Another Codex!

A GIANT week for 40K rumors!   Imperial Knights, IG, Orks, 7th Edition and yet another Codex arrives! 

Pics via 40kRadio 

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

From 40kRadio

1st Army: Imperial Knights Army
2nd Army: Mechanicum Army
3rd Army: Freeblades Army (Mercs that can ally)

Knight Paladin: 375 pts 
Knight Errant: 370pts 

Generic Weapons/Equipment/Stats:
Super-heavy walker
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 

Knight Paladin:
Cannon: R:72 S:8 AP:3 Ordinance 2 Large blast
Heavy Stubber (x2) 

Knight Errant:
Thermal Weapon: R:36 S:9 Large blast, Melta
Heavy Stubber

Full Knights Edition Rumor Roundup

IMPERIAL GUARD (Astra Militarum)

-Plastic Ogryns

-Plastic Stormtroopers

-New large tank

From 40kRadio

-Commissar Squads
-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.

Full IG Edition Rumor Roundup
 The Legion of the Damned are getting their own digital Codex!

Full digital codex with rules for using LotD as allies for any Imperial armies.


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
Full 7th Edition Rumor Roundup
The following are from lower reliability sources:
– June
– A workmanlike release

– Focus on moving range to plastic

– New buggies

– New Koptas

– Plastic Tankbustas/Flashgitz

– Plastic ‘Ardboyz/Madboyz

– Plastic Meganobs 

– Clampack bigmek

– Clampack warboss
Full Ork Rumor Roundup
Well, that’s it for now.  Make sure you stay tuned to Apocalypse 40K for the latest and greatest 40K news.


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