Please forgive the glowing Television screen. Wargaming Forum and Wargamer Forums > Warhammer 40K > 40k Tactics > 40k Battle Reports > Tau vs Orks and Space Marines 2000 points Reply. riiiight. Alphapod. Marines (if you’ve been in outer space for the past month) have a new Codex, and it’s really solid. 1200 Vs. Feast of Blades Qualifier: Round 3 Ok, here is the final battle report from my FLGS's Feast of Blades Qualifier Tourney! Author Topic: Ultramarines Vs Tau (Read 1937 times) 0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic. Primaris Space Marines vs Tau. Newbie; Posts: 27; The status is not quo. Using my Imperial Fists and slapping together a list with some stuff he thought looked cool, he tested the army out against my Tau. Subject: Tau vs Space Marines. (There is a story in which one of them snaps a fucking Bloodthirster's spine over his knee.) Tweet LinkBack: Thread Tools: Display Modes: post #1 of 4 Old 08-01-09, 11:15 PM Thread Starter. It’s really a lore issue, because model-wise they’re excellent and from a balance standpoint, they’re basically like Ork Nob space marines, so you’d probably only want a few in addition to your regular space marines anyway. Sources. The Space Marines overwhelm and obliterate the main Tomb World, however secondary bases throughout the system suddenly come to life. T'au Empire Part 1 - The Lore (Warhammer 40,000 Codex Review, 8th Edition) The Tau (or T'au now) Empire has been in a very interesting place over the last few years. It is noted as the only time Space Marine and Thunder Warrior forces have ever engaged in battle. 1750 Tau Vs New Space Marines In preparation for a ladder campaign me and my group are going to start soon, my friend Bobby--an Ork and Tyranid player--has decided to try something new and take up Space Marines. Chaos Space Marines « on: July 22, 2013, 08:51:19 PM » Greetings … Sheckie. Commander Shadowsun. Not only are these soldiers highly trained like the Space Marines, but the revered Grey Knights are also powerful Psykers as well—40K's version of insane space wizards—to make them apt opponents against the forces of Chaos. Add a photo to this gallery. From their DNA, he created the Legiones Astartes, the first Space Marines. The novel focuses on the Ultramarines, the most famous and revered Space Marine Chapter. Listing the rest of the insane lore armor and other interminable list of other assorted stupidities that would require their own separate page just to cover them all. As I explore more and more Tau lore, I find myself developing a deep hatred for Space Marines I'm actually in the process of building my army, which I'm calling the Illu'Vata Sept. (Illu meaning illuminated, or with honored thought and Vata meaning exile, outcast or alone) They don't have a homeworld, and are technically oustide of the regular societal laws of Tau society. But this time the tables turned -and oh how they turned! This is now the third Codex that contains Primaris and Classic Marines, and the battle between them is starting to tip. Fire Warriors need to hide in devilfish transports to avoid being wiped out due to T3 and 4+ Armor. It's not the movie Poltergeist, it was infact Kerrang Radio playing on the telly. On today's short-form batrep Frankie and his Tau face off against the Space Marine list he brought to Adepticon 2016! Hmmm, ill do a video on Battlesuits, should be a simple 10-15m video just listing the various types right? In the first Marine Codex of 8th, Primaris were really lacking; they were an inflexible group of units and remained very limited. He's going to be using the chapter … The Space Marines, also known as SPESS ... and let me tell you, these guys were some of the most insanely powerful badasses in all the lore of 40k, and that is saying something. Sayt. They were followed by rows of infantry and armor, advancing beneath a storm that made communications difficult. T'au, the Tau home planet, was discovered in 789. Super-duper space marines if you will. Of course, a minor chapter could always find an alliance with the Tau, or even join the Greater Good, but that seems far-fetched at best. M35 by the Adeptus Mechanicus Explorator Fleet ship Land's Vision.Adeptus Mechanicus records indicate that at that time, the Tau species had mastered the use of simple tools and weapons, as well … Last time James's new Space Marine army gave the Tau a kicking. The T'au (or Tau) are a young race of technologically-oriented beings from the Eastern Fringe and the dominant species of the Tau Empire. Come close Loremasters and learn of the only known battle between Marines and Thunder Warriors – kept secret for 9000 years. Eldar in their natural state are soul eaters that shrug off bolter rounds and punch through rhino hulls Eldar are a genetically engineered warrior species, created by the Old Ones to fight the War in Heaven (Necron). They are one of the only factions with the permission to commence Exterminatus on a planet if needed, effectively destroying an entire planet, complete with … The Armies My list is posted HERE. Trooper Lexon. A Tau-Space Marine alliance, though, would be odd, to say the least, since Tau and Space Marines are always going at it in the fluff. On the one hand it kick-started its presence in the Sixth Edition with one of the best codices ever written, fixed many things and then made it feel like an Empire. Wing Commander My one criticism is the Japanese theme comes off really, really thick at times. The Fire Caste has a "Way of the Warrior," which is the literal translation of Bushido. Space Marines; Tau Empire; Tyranids; Members Online 217 Guests, 1 User Calamity « previous next » Print; Pages: [1] Go Down. Gue'vesa is the Tau term for their human allies who joined in the ideas of ‘The Greater Good’. Darkstrider's name is Myamoto, after Miyamoto Musashi, famous early 17th century Samurai. Subject: Tau Lore. Space Marines; Tau Empire; Tyranids; Members Online 308 Guests, 0 Users « previous next » Print; Pages: [1] Go Down. That will make the big bucks." Water-Caste Negotiator Tau Crisis Suits generally fair best when equipped in Fireknife pattern (PR+ MP + MT), at least in my experience (I usually fight Chaos or SW). It was then that the main Imperial assault began, commenced with a thundering artillery bombardment. 6-17, 25-27; Codex: Space Marines (5th Edition), pg. Warhammer 40,000 Battle Report: Adeptus Mechanicus vs Daemons of Slaanesh 2000pts . Nightbringer by Graham McNeill Nightbringer via Amazon. The Cerberus Insurrection was a conflict involving the forces of the Imperium and the renegade prisoners of the Cerberus prison colony, bolstered by ancient super-soldiers. An excellent read for anyone interested in Space Marines and greater 40k lore. Topic: Space marines vs Tau; ARMIES Chaos; Dark Eldar; Eldar; Harlequins & Exodites; Imperial Guard; Inquisition; Necrons; Orks; Space Marines; Tau Empire; Tyranids; Members Online 261 Guests, 1 User Calamity « previous next » Print; Pages: [1] Go Down. MajorStoffer. Apocalypse (5th Edition) Battlefleet Gothic Magazine 17, "Tau In Space," "The Tau Empire," pp. Author Topic: 1200 Vs. 48; Codex: T'au Empire (8th Edition), pp. Shas'O Shaserra, better known as Commander Shadowsun to the military forces of the Imperium of Man, and also called the "Spearhead of the Greater Good", the "True Disciple of Commander Puretide" and "Heroine of the Third Sphere Expansion", was the commander of the T'au Fire Caste's military campaign that carried out the T'au Empire's Third Sphere Expansion. Warhammer 40,000 Faction Focus: Forge World Chaos Space Marines Review. Labels: Skyler. Cullen gets another chance to bring the Tau as he gets a feeling for the army. Nightbringer by Graham McNeill is a perfect introduction to Space Marines in the Warhammer 40k universe. These humans would also take up arms in service of the Greater Good against other humans. The Tau are expanding deeper into imperial space and finally the 2 empires meet and clash in an epic battle for control of the planet. Chaos Space Marines (Read 1650 times) 0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic. A Tau-Space Marine alliance, though, would be odd, to say the least, since Tau and Space Marines are always going at it in the fluff. – Unnamed GW employee at some point in our actual real world if you can believe it. It was a real quick game, but restored my faith in my army after my abysmal performance in the second round. Imperial Super-Heavy Tanks and Knights were the last … A 2000 point matched play game using the Chapter Approved rules and mission. For a more competitive list, ditch Farsight and maybe the bodyguard in entirety. Joel has brought in 1500 points of Space Marines to see if they can bring down the Empire of the Greater Good. Warhammer 40,000 Tactica Report: Harlequins vs Drukhari 2000pts. The Space Marines endured vicious fighting, attempting to fight off Tau pathfinder and Drone Sniper team ambushes. Newbie; Posts: 26; I *LOVE* … Senior Member; Posts: 1338; Country: The Devil you think you know. Warhammer 40,000 Grim Dark Lore Part 37 – The Time of Ending. Author Topic: Space marines vs Tau (Read 1391 times) 0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic. August 8, 2009 This second Space Marines VS Tau Battle Report come from my new apartment. To view this post, you must have an active On Demand or On Demand Backstage … Space Marines Chapter the Void Stalkers (Ultramarines successor) take on a brand new army of Tau in a 2000 points Warhammer 40k battle report. Warhammer 40,000 Battle Report: Adeptus Mechanicus vs Necrons 2000pts. 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