Monday, April 30, 2012

More Dark Angels Rumors...



Well, more rumors from Warseer.  This time from a new rumor poster named MarikLaw:

Please take these rumours with a grain of salt, never met the guy who told me this stuff before in my life but he seemed to be pretty confident about what he saw (or heard). I work in a gaming store so I tend to hear rumours all over the place, bought a 50/50 chance that any of them are ever true.
  • Dark Angels will NOT be released prior to 6th Edition. Expect them after Chaos Legions, sometime this Fall (apparently Chaos Legions is being released shortly after or in tandem with 6th Edition). I believe the credibility of this (at least as far as the Dark Angels go) is pretty good, especially if we speculate on when the White Dwarf spine image of the Dark Angel is going to finish.
  • Company Masters in Terminator armour will apparently be able to take a single Deathwing Terminator squad as Troops and a Company Master riding a bike will be able to take a single Ravenwing Attack squadron as Troops. Belial will let you take any number of Deathwing Terminator squads as Troops and Sammael will allow you to take any number of Ravenwing Attack squadrons as Troops. I'd rather see both units as Troops choices right off the bat, but if the recent Chaos Legions rumours are true than this seems all too likely to happen as well.
  • Dark Angels will have Mortis Dreadnoughts as Heavy Support choices. Sounds like wishlisting to me, but would be nice if it was true.
  • Person seemed to confirm some of the other rumours that have been floating around about Chaplains, nothing new or interesting to report from that though.
  • Cypher will NOT be in the Dark Angels book, but will instead appear in the Chaos Legions book.
  • Some sort of new Predator that has a plasma weapon as its main armament. Sounds like wishlisting again, but could still be cool if true.
  • He also seemed to confirm that the Dark Angels would have an affinity for plasma weapons and that they would be slightly better than in other Marine books, but wouldn't say how. Sounds like rumour rehashing, but if not it could confirm some of the other rumours that have been floating around.

As always, take with a helping of this:



The original thread can be found here.  

Loken

6 comments:

Son of Dorn said...

Well, it seems like there could be a basis to them having Mortis Dreadnoughts as they're the only ones with access to them when FW updated the datasheet.

Mitchos said...

Yeah, Im just scared that they will break the codex. I think they knee jerk to people complaining that GK are OP and will make the DA too weak. I would like to see something special about plasma though, maybe no gets hot rule?

Anonymous said...

Second point doesn't make any sense at all. Why would you take a company master in terminator armor when you could take the Master of the Deathwing? Doesn't fit with fluff and doesn't make any sense for rules.

Son of Dorn said...

Makes sense to me. Have a Terminator Command Squad (more or less) that's scoring. :)

CLBenarius said...

I would have believed the plasma predator if forgeworld hadnt just released the pars themselves. I cant imagine them wasting resources on something thats already in gw's development pipeline.

Anonymous said...

The mortis dread is already available in the standard codex, and as far as the plasma pred forge world have only released the pre heresy version so a mk 4 would make sense. How ever I have heard that the ravenwing are getting a jetbike squadron which will make them again an elite bike force...

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