The Arvus Lighter is a small shuttle craft mentioned in the DH . Just make up something a bit bigger and modify the Arvus rules slightly. Kaihlik. Crimson Fists Rules, New White Dwarf, Vostroyans Return & More! Again, the Arvus Lighter is cheap and carries cheap troops, so it is a joy to. I want to buy the forge world arvus lighter sometime around chrismtas DO NOT post full rules quotes from the BRB or Codexs, as we do not.

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Unfortunately, even then their piss poor stats makes the more like target practice to the enemy more then anything else. And of course the massive extra weight would likely cause the Arvus to crash anyway if it did make it down. Join us by filling out a tiny 3 field form and you llghter get your own, free, dakka user account which gives a good range of benefits to you: Ads by Project Wonderful!

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The most surprising thing about the Gladiator event was how incredibly annoyed people are about Flyers. Just enough to give a bit of atmosphere when you are looking into the craft.

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Thats is cool, would love to see it and the crew painted. Again, the Arvus Lighter is cheap and carries cheap troops, so it is a joy to use in this way. For more details on the ship itself see: Looks really stellar, where ever it comes from Lol. None built, but still there on the shelves nonetheless.

Full tracking of what you have read so you can skip to your first unread post, easily see what has changed since you last logged in, and easily see what is new at a glance. If anyone has access to pics of an Arvus in a cool set of colours, feel free to post them in ths thread. A Rhino is 4. I’d rather not fly in the face of canon as I have some devout WartyK-ites in my group if I can. I am applying this rationale to my Arvus. You should be fine running them in normal games under a fast attack slot.


Bear in mind that even the Thunderhawk Gunship a much larger shuttle can’t carry a Rhino. I can take pics to further illustrate that if you like.

Lightter unit contains 1 Arvus Lighter. Comments and criticisms welcomed I’ve been working in it for a week now. The Arvus is mostly used as a cargo shuttle, ferrying supplies and sometimes personnel from ship-to-ship and from high orbit to the surface of planets.

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Forum Tools Forum Tools Search. It occurred to me that i DO have some Warhammer kits in my model kit repository.

I hope they illustrate what i am trying to say The larger equivalent of the Thunderhawk Transporter used in Epic, capable of carrying 6 Rhinos or 4 Land Raiders is described as using disposable heat shielding that fits over the transported vehicles during re-entry and is discarded during flight. Also love the crew girls Just a shame they are not 40mm It wouldn’t be too hard to make them 40mm.

K Cold Weather Set. I have seen one painted in a heavily weathered off-white with red detail stripes.

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Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy. As i don’t game, i don’t have any IG figures. Welcome to Reddit, the front page of the internet. Flyers can block objectives, just like any other large enough model. First off, mostly done with the exterior detailing, i split the main hull into halves and built up the inside rear bulkheads that the ramp will attach to.

On a roll of a 6, it immediately regains a lost wound. The shuttle can be modified to carry special types of cargo, such as replacing the cargo bay with a fuel tanker or expanding it to carry larger loads. I use my dremel to chamfer the edges so the joined edge is just a tight seam. Does it need to be an Arvus, there is thousands of patterns of lighter and lander in the Imperium.


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Arvus Lighter

On a 6 it crashes in a fiery explosion and each unit within 6″ suffers D3 mortal wounds. Submit a new text post. It can also be outfitted with 2 Hellstrike Missiles. Of course that does not mean that the Arvus is limited to to being a sitting duck, certain Imperial crewman are known to equip their Arvus with an improvised forward-firing twin-linked Multi-Lasers, twin-linked Autocannons, 2 twin-linked Heavy Stubbers and even two Hellstrike Missiles for self defence.

Myrthe Stealthy Space Wolves Scout. Thanks for your kind words. So while the Arvus model is too small the Rhino model is too small by about the same amount. The Arvus is not designed to have a Rhino attatched to it during re entry and its possible that the increased heat resistance from the Rhino would cause the Arvus’s heat shielding to fail causing them both to explode.

That is probably the best scratchbuilt thing I have seen, and the quality succeeds that of forgeworld. I’m not sure what scheme i will use on this one.

Register a new account. This was however not always the case, as numerous accounts testify that during the Great Crusade-era an armed variant of the Arvus has seen use extensive use in support of Solar Auxilia Cohorts. I am riles a gamer at all, but i like the vehicle designs of the warhammer universe. Do you use them regularly or find them to fickle or overpriced for most games? I am really enjoying it.