The Elysian Drop Troops are Imperial Guard Regiments known for their rapid deployment capabilities, often deploying by rappelling or grav-chutes from Valkyrie. Photos of my Elysians from D Elysian Drop Troops D Collection by Joel Davies. Photos of my Elysians from D Board owner. Follow. Joel Davies. Hi guys, well ive finally finished my D99 elysian drop troop command squad. One of the guys has a melta gun, i decided to have a try at the olde.

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SCIFI WARGAMERS: Showcase: D99 Elysian Drop troop command squad with melta gun.

A removable thermal liner protects the wearer from sub-zero temperatures when making high-altitude jumps or operating in cold environments while jump gloves and a respirator mask protect against the effects of wind-burn, a condition caused by friction with the air during free-falls. Your ad here, right now: While outperforming every type of Guardsmen including StormtroopersD are still squishy though, always be careful about that. Other targets include enemy equipment such as gun emplacements and immobile or stationary vehicles.

Working in concert with Elysian drop troops, whole companies of Tempestus Scions are permanently attached to Elysian regiments to form an elite core. They did not account for us. These regiments are held as a strategic reserve by Lord Marshal Ghanzorik, who is careful to employ such a limited resource only when strictly necessary, unwilling to simply throw the valuable regiments into the meat-grinder.


This post has been edited by Kargan DaemonClaw: Like the hardened veteran squads in the IG codex with the option to take a demo charge as one of the special weapons. Despite their specialized method of warfare Elysian Drop Troop regiments largely follow the organization guidelines as laid down elysuan the Tactica Imperialis. It is epysian uncommon for an entire regiment to drop en masse onto their objective, raining down destruction and throwing enemy lines into confusion before they have even landed.

Typically each Drop Company will have its own motor pool of Valkyries for transporting each individual squad into battle, and include a squadron of Vulture Gunships to provide them with fire support. Warhammer Tactics 7E Imperial Guard.

Elysian Drop Troops

These canisters are also known as ‘coffins’, not least because they are large enough to serve this purpose after battle. The prometheum from his thrusters spilled out and burned trough his legs.


This has not limited the action that Elysian regiments have seen within the Spinward Front, however. Officers are afforded more decorative left shoulder-pads, a winged skull for low-ranking officers such as sergeants and lieutenants, and a laurel wreathed skull for officers ranked Captain and up.

Luckily, being a part of the Ordo Xenos gives you access to some fun toys that some units can take for everyone:. It is connected to an oxygen tank incorporated into the back plate through underarm air hoses, although this air supply is insufficient for hostile environments. Additional elbow and knee pads are worn by most troopers, providing extra protection on landing and in combat, though some veterans will disregard them after landing to save on weight.

With 7th edition, these guys are made both better and worse, they have no Psykers though since they’re an Inquisition task force the obvious solution is to ally in Inquisitors and no heavy armour of any kind ally them in but what they do offer, is the most effective mobile force in the game and if they’re properly supported they can wreck armies many times their size and even several points above them.

Why the fuck did someone decide to make an elite i. Conventional infantry, armour, and artillery formations are rare, with the bulk of Elysians becoming the famed Drop Troops.

D do not have any LoW, and cannot use any LoW of any type, no matter where you get their rules from. Each company is in turn lead by a command sectiona Captain and his retinue of specialists and advisers. Elysian Elysiaj Troopers are able to strike deep into enemy territory, and so are unable to field any heavy ground vehicles during missions.

The Elysians make use of ValkyriesVulture Gunshipsand the support of the Imperial Navy to make up for their lack of heavy armour.

It uses a standard power pack and operates in the 19 megathule range, allowing for fifty shots, and has a built-in flashlight. The only vehicles that the Elysian Drop Troops can make eltsian of because they are light enough to be dropped into combat by a Grav-Chute are Sentinel walkers and Tauros Rapid Assault Vehicles.

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The type 5 pressure helmet is standard issue to every Elysian trooper, constructed from reinforced plasteel with additional plates on the front of the helmet, making it bulky and uncomfortable but well-armoured. Although, like with the Grey Knights, Necrons or Tau, you can create a balanced and interesting army with lots of deep striking guardsman, multi-melta sentinels, and heavy but not cheesy-heavy flyer support if you do not want to be a power-gaming douchelord.


Help Search Members Calendar. Aerial Assault, Support from Tempestus Scions. The Elysian Drop Troops are a very specialised force. While this may be the case, the Elysians do make use of a number of light vehicles including the Tauros rapid assault vehicle, the modified Drop D9Cyclops Demolition Vehicleand Sentry Gun batteries. Further fulfilling the fate of the Elysians to get dicked over, it’s beginning to look like Forge World might even Squat them soon, as most of the squads on the Forge World site are now sold out and v99 longer available even though they advertised one to be used in Shadow War: Two complete companies of Storm Troopers from the Militarum Tempestus are permanently attached to the regiment and constitute its elite core, spearheading assaults and performing covert operations.

The Elysian System and the surrounding space were notorious elysina for human and Eldar pirates, as Elysia lay on a major trade route through its sector and its star system was characterised by numerous asteroid fields and dense gas clouds that served as highly effective camouflage for pirate vessels waiting to raid passing Imperial commerce. Intestines were a-dangling from his guardsman’s suit.

Maybe they’re getting slapped with some kind of bad luckor there’s some heresy going on at Forge World. Cyclops Demolition Vehicles are also small enough to be transported within a Valkyrie’s hold, as are Sentry Guns. An Elysian Tauros drop vehicle on Kastorel Novem. The inquistor and D99 have all their support cut off and their ship leaves. In larger scale conflicts, Elysians will strike hard and fast, achieving their objectives and then quickly redeploying.

He dropped into the icy blast, his Valkyrie’s hatch unlocked.

Elysian Drop Troopers generally deploy in a trooper squad formation that includes 9 troops and 1 Sergeant with one trooper carrying a special weapon.