The Baneblade is the primary super-heavy tank of the Astra Militarum, and one of the largest and oldest armoured fighting vehicles in the service of the Imperial. Find great deals on eBay for Baneblade in Warhammer Imperial Guard Games. Shop with confidence. A Warhammer 40, novel. The crew of the Baneblade Mars Triumphant wage bitter war against the orks for the fate of the Kalidar system – but old rivalries.
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If the autoloaders jam or malfunction, the third loader has to clear out and refill the entire system by means of the sponson access hatch located outside the tank, a dangerous task in the middle of combat.
Baneblade operating near a Chimera. It uses the Hellhammer Cannonwhich is shorter, but no less deadly than the Baneblade Cannon, and strikes harder but baneblace a smaller area, giving exactly zero fucks about the cover in between. Its origin story starts on the Forge World of Ryza, where despite having the best reputation with regards to plasma technology, they couldn’t build Volcano Cannons for Shadowsword tanks.
The commander’s station is connected to the comms-suite running along the right-hand side of the deck, forming a continuous L-shape.
See each listing for international shipping options and costs. Yarrick IVBaneblade of the 70th Armageddon Super-heavy Armoured Regiment displaying its metre long Baneblade Cannon The standard configuration Baneblade is a powerful main battle tank with no particular strength or weakness.
Number of bids and bid amounts may be slightly out of date. The table contains the main guns of all eight tanks, but they’re more than just statlines attached to a tank:. The vehicle can also be outfitted with a Searchlight and Smoke Launchers. Every surface is encrusted with sancti-wired Servo-skullsdraped with Purity Seals or pocked with munitions sconces, all of which are devoted to the steering of the Baneblade’s raging Machine Spirit.
In addition the commander can look out through any of his gunner’s scopes and designate targets for them, assisted by the tank’s logic engines in locating an enemy’s weak points. A small locker within the turret contains up to half a dozen shells while an enclosed shell elevator supplies additional shots from the magazine.
Guardsmen and smaller tanks shelter in its colossal shadow, even as the ranks of the enemy flee from it in abject terror. The Baneblade is primarily divided into three separate decks. Community Forum Discord Server. This page was last updated: The lower deck is broken up into compartments connected by a narrow gangway running along the left-hand side of the tank.
Wherever a Baneblade sees battle it quickly becomes the centre of the battle line. The STC data necessary to create an original Baneblade, including the many advanced systems unique to its construction, is a closely-guarded secret limited to Mars – from which most true Baneblades originate – and a few other favoured Forge Worlds. Such Baneblades might use normal Battle Banebladr ammunition in place of special rocket-assist rounds, or have a normal Battle Cannon in place of the Demolisher.
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A tank as big as a baneblae with massive guns is cool, so It is otherwise in great condition. Views Read Edit View history. Unfortunately it just HAD to share the same turret mount as the Shadowsword, making it impossible for the Stormlord to turn its Vulcan Mega-Bolter around without turning the entire tank around.
Entrance into the turret is provided by two hatches on top – one jutting out of the turret’s side to form an observation cupola, the other ringed by vision blocks – which as with all hatches on the Baneblade can be opened only through fingerprint scanners. Though scarred and scorched, the Baneblade can take an inordinate amount of damage without losing any of its destructive potential.
These profane war machines banblade apex monstrosities can deliver enough force to breach a Baneblade’s hull. It should not be confused with the Decimator Daemon Enginealthough they are both intertwined in being moving hunks of metal that can make you piss your pants. The Fortress was refitted with an armored cupola, giving Yarrick a “pulpit” from which to command and inspire. The Doomhammer is a tank-killer.
In the center of the turret is the shell elevator and turret ladder well to access the command deck while the rear of the turret is taken up by a secondary command station for use by the tank’s commander when necessary. Towards the rear bameblade gangway turns into a small alcove from which the tank’s tech-adept can access the powerplant, while all along its length are lockers for the crew, a trio of enclosed bunk beds and the “wall of honour” where the tank’s glorious history is recorded.
Many Imperial commanders would be willing to exchange two regiments for a single Banesword; such is the reputation of this tank. Before this ancient spirit can be awakened, each control panel and catechetical dial must be daubed bandblade sanctified oils. It is supposedly one of the oldest and largest tank designs used by the Imperium, despite that it’s actually medium-sized according to the old Epic fluff.
The Stormblade is armed with a titan-scale Plasma Blastgun: While the Heavy Flamers can deal more damage they are hamped by their range and damage banfblade, and work best on those variants who already need to be close to the enemy to use effectively. Infantry will be thrown down and shrouded in dirt, banebladf tanks will become bogged down and trapped by the shifting soil.
Baneblade of the Astra Militarum 1 miniature. We are professional painters and have been doing this for 10 Years. The interior of a Baneblade has more in baaneblade with a fortified command bunker than it does with the insides of other, smaller armoured vehicles.
This makes them able to shout ” Failure is the weakness of the enemy! It is best deployed in the role of heavy infantry support, banevlade it can engage both infantry waves with its Heavy Bolters and Demolisher Cannonwhile at the same time punish enemy armour with its Mega Battle Cannon and Lascannons.
Its armour was nigh impenetrable and many of those in the service of the elite Solar Auxilia had been upgraded to the “Solar” banehlade and fitted with extensive exploration and survival equipment to allow operation in the most hostile of environments. Debates rage on what the difference and advantage between the two and which pattern is better. Baneblades are also not as effective when facing dedicated anti-armour vehicles due to the relative short range of their weapons. The Baneblade is among the oldest armoured vehicles still in use by the Imperial Guard, based on rare Standard Template Construct technology dating back to the Dark Age of Technology.
The super-heavy tank’s primary weapon is its turret-mounted Baneblade Cannona massive ten-metre-long battle cannon capable banebladr launching rocket-assisted shells at targets many kilometers away. There are two patterns of the Baneblade, the Mars and Lucius banebblade. This point cost does include all the goodies, so don’t be afraid to splurge on two sets of sponsons, a pintle-mounted weapon and a Hunter-Killer Missile. The Heavy Flamers are expensive, but other tanks are bound to banebpade maximum of 3 for a comparative higher price tag aka the tank they’re on.
This is an actual tank. While the Tremor Cannon shell itself does relatively little damage, it is the side effect of the underground explosion that is invaluable, pinning the opponent in place and making him vulnerable to sustained baneeblade by the other artillery elements of the Imperial Guard.