The Malcador Defender is a variant of the venerable Malcador Assault Tank design. It is not widely used by Imperial armed forces at the present time and is in . My Malcador is now built. I just need to magnetise the sponsons and paint it. This list should its first outing on Tuesday, December 6th. It will be. be as in depth as it could be with turn-by-then rolls. But I will capture the essence of the game and how the Malcador Defender List performed.

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Some unscrupulous commanders have taken to replacing the promethium with corrosive chemicals and acidic gases, turning the vehicle into a deadly toxic sprayer. In this role, the Defender’s Demolisher Cannon can be used against well-fortified positions and enemy strong-points, while its multiple Heavy Bolters can sweep areas for hidden infantry and defend the tank from a close assault.

Everyone in a transport too, which is nice and doable for me now that I have more of them built, including a lovely four wheeled Taurox.

The Malcador is really survivable though its stood up to a fire Lascannon malcasor a Melta Bomb charge. The few Malcadors that remain in the Emperor of Mankind ‘s service have been relegated to the Departmento Munitorum ‘s strategic reserve, to the arsenals of second-line Planetary Defence Forces or are maintained in active service only by a few units of the Astra Militarum due to ancient tradition. The Minotaur is a rare self-propelled artillery piece used by the armed forces of the Imperium of Man that can trace its origins back to the Great Crusade and maybe even earlier.

Community Forum Discord Server. First amlcador of paint. Transforming its role into that of a breakthrough tank, the Malcador ‘Defender’ is defedner mobile fortress well-suited to close-quarters combat during urban and trench warfare, with the Demolisher used against enemy strongpoints and fortifications.

Malcador Defender List – After Action Report

This sometimes bites the Imperium in the rear; during the Siege of VraksMalcadors were withdrawn from storage and pressed into battle by the traitor xefender.

It got at least two Explodes results both of which just ended up taking a single hull point each.

A big blog of mechanised mayhem for the enemy to deal with. The Malcador Annihilator was originally conceived as a field modification carried out on battle-damaged or unfinished production hulls intended to “up-gun” the tank’s weaponry and extend its battlefield utility.

Just like its namesake the Malcador’s origins are obscure, and its usage across the Imperium is infrequent and rare, with some regions having never seen or heard of the tank. The reversed Chimera is in the background as the Bikes ready their charge. I just need to magnetise the sponsons and paint it.


Of course, the current rendition of it sets the Malcador’s unit type as “Superheavy, Fast Tank”, which is hilariously redundant. Some Infernus tank crews will use corrosive chemicals as their ammunition instead of Promethium, turning the Malcador Infernus into an oversized Bane Wolf on steroids.

As a result, they are rarely deployed amongst the Imperial Guard’s armored regiments. The tank’s upper turret embrasure is heavily modified to mount five separate Heavy Bolters angled to provide degrees of fire coverage.

Of all the variants, the Valdor is perhaps the rarest and most expensive of them all. Despite this, Forge World has given it 2 Heavy Bolters in 8th Edition, likely because they just doubled the weapons of a Basilisk. The Defender was just different and felt further from a Leman Russ than the other two variants so I went for it. The tank retains the original’s sponson-mounted weapons but like the Malcador Annihilator it replaces the hull-mounted Heavy Bolter with a Demolisher Cannon.

So while they still have certainly not dethroned the Leman Russ as the lord and master of Imperial armor, taking them is now actually a valid tactic. Leave a Reply Cancel reply. Throw the fluff out the window.

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It scatters back and takes a single hull point off the Malcador and kills a single bike. Ancient records found at the Scholastica Bellicose on the planet Mordia show that the Valdor Tank Hunter was most widely used during the Great Scouring after the Heresy, when the Imperium led the great counter-attack against the Traitor Legions, driving them all the way to the Eye of Terror.

The Malcador is an ancient design still in use by the Imperial Guard. Poor bastard can’t catch a break. However carrying a large amount of flammable fuel in a separate trailer does make for a tempting target and, if detonated by enemy fire, can result in a fiery explosion which incinerates tank and crew; postings to an ‘Infernus’ are rarely well-received.

These tanks were used to horrifying effect to defend breaches in the heretical lines during the Siege of Vraks. Equipped with a fearsome array of weapons of its own, the Dracosan could steadfastly defend itself against enemy counter-attack and pound enemy positions to dust before the auxiliaries disembarked to storm what remained of their objective. The Malcador is now actually somewhat good! It has Fear and Move Through Cover.

The massive gout of flames malcaror from the Inferno Gun is also effective at clearing mines, the sudden heat detonating mine fuses and making large areas safe much quicker than alternative methods. Though it has a longer range and higher strength than the mini-Inferno Cannon used by the Hellhoundit has the unreliable engine compared to the Fast Hellhounda hull-mounted primary weapon which is disastrously impractical especially for such a close range weapon and has a tendency to explode when catastrophically damaged.


Malcador Defender List – After Action Report – 40K Blog

It is known that Malcador Tank is a favourite vehicle of the Death Korps of Kriegwho look past the limited fields of fire of its weapons, appreciating it for its monstrous heavy armour and firepower – which mostly suited to the assault style of the Death Korps. I throw my Guardsmen into it. Malcador Trench Rails — Sweet!

malcavor Your ad here, right now: The tank is commonly thought to be named after Malcador the Sigilliteknown to have been a close adviser to the Emperor and for creating the Administratum. Defendee shows most of the enemy forces. With much knowledge and production capacity lost, along with designs such as the Land Raider now reserved for an elite few, the Malcador may have been put into mass-production in an attempt to fill the void left by the apocalyptic fighting.

Mmalcador it needs to move again, it simply drives out forwards through the path it had already made for itself. The latter is interesting while the former is meaningless? The resulting chemical ‘jelly’ jets out and sticks to any surface, burning with intense heat.

This can mitigate the design’s inherent problems and its firepower and considerable protection can make it mqlcador valuable asset to Imperial forces for both offensive and defensive engagements. Castellan-class robot – Cataphract-class robot – Colossus-class robot Conqueror-class robot – Crusader-class robot – Scyllax-class robot Thanatar-class robot – Vultarax stratos-automata.

In the grim, dark future, a defendfr tank is a dead tank, and so it has since been superseded by the more reliable and cheaper Leman Russ Battle Tank. During the Siege of Vraks the 88th Defende Army’s intelligence officers believed that there was no more than 30 Valdor tanks stored inside of Vraks Prime’s vast Departmento Munitorum storehouses, and these tanks were not utilised by the Vraksian Traitor Militia until much later in that infamous meat grinder.

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