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 Tau Redux 5th Gen, HQ
shasocastris
Posted: Nov 25 2008, 01:25 AM


Nimbosian High Commander


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Here are all the HQ choices for the Tau Redux.


HQ

Contingent Commander (Tau: Shas'o) 90 points
Shas'o (WS 4, BS 6, S 5, T 4, W 4, I 3, A 3, Ld 10, Sv 3+/4+ inv)

Unit Composition: 1 Shas'o.

Unit Type: Jump infantry (jet pack).

Wargear:
XV-8 Crisis Battlesuit
Hard-wired Shield Generator
Bonding Knife

Special Rules:
Independent Character
Battlesuit Master: Normally, when a weapon on an XV8 Crisis battlesuit is chosen twice, it is twin-linked. However, a High Commander may choose two of the same weapon system and use them as separate weapons. Note that the High Commander pays the full points for two separate weapons, not the twin-linked price. This may only be used for weapons that have the option to be twin-linked.

Crisis Suit Combat Systems:
A Shas'o must select three Combat Systems from the following list (some weapons may be taken twin-linked, and use the second cost listed, taking up two hardpoints):
A Drone Controller for Free
A Multi-tracker of Target Lock for 5 pts
A Burst Cannon or Flamer for 5 pts / 10 pts
A Fusion Blaster or Heavy Flamer for 10 pts / 15 pts
A Plasma Rifle or Missile pod for 15 pts / 20 pts
A Rail Repeater for 15 pts
A Cyclic Ion Blaster or Airbursting Fragmentation Projector for 20 pts
A Fire Support Relay System for 20 pts

Options:
A hard-wired Drone Controller for Free
A hard-wired Multi-tracker for 5 pts
A hard-wired Target Lock for 5 pts
A Defensive Suit for 10 pts
An Ejection System for 10 pts
Stimulant Injectors for 10 pts
Command and Control Node for 10 pts
Positional Relay for 15 pts
Iridium Plating for 20 pts
Iridium Armour for 15 pts

Drone Controller:
If the Contingent Commander has a drone controller, he must select 1 to 2 drones from the following list:
A Gun Drone (may be taken twice per controller): 10 pts
A Shield Drone (may be taken twice per controller): 10 pts
A Marker Drone (may be taken twice per controller): 20 pts
A Failsafe Drone (may be taken once per unit): 20 pts

Bodyguard: The Contingent Commander may select a Bodyguard as a retinue from the entry below. The unit counts as a single HQ choice. Until the Bodyguard die, the Contingent Commander may not leave it.



Cadre Commander (Tau: Shas’El) 55 Points
Shas'el (WS 3, BS 5, S 5, T 4, I 3, A 2, W 3, Ld 9, Sv 3+)

Unit Composition: 1 Shas'el.

Unit Type: Jump Infantry (jetpack).

Wargear:
XV8 Crisis Battlesuit

Special Rules:
Independent Character

Options:
A shas'el must select three Combat Systems from the following list (some weapons may be taken twin-linked, and use the second cost listed, taking up two hardpoints):
A Drone Controller for Free
A Multi-tracker of Target Lock for 5 pts
A Burst Cannon or Flamer for 5 pts / 10 pts
A Fusion Blaster or Heavy Flamer for 10 pts / 15 pts
A Plasma Rifle or Missile pod for 15 pts / 20 pts
A Cyclic Ion Blaster or Airbursting Fragmentation Projector for 20 pts
A Fire Support Relay System for 20 pts

A Shas'el may also select upgrades from the following list:
A hard-wired Drone Controller for Free
A hard-wired Multi-tracker for 5 pts
A hard-wired Target Lock for 5 pts
A Defensive Suite for 10 pts
Stimulant Injectors for 10 pts
Hard-wired Shield Generator for 15 pts

Drone Controllers:
If any member of the team has a drone controller, he must select 1 to 2 drones from the following list:
A Gun Drone (may be taken twice per controller): 10 pts
A Shield Drone (may be taken twice per controller): 10 pts
A Marker Drone (may be taken twice per controller): 20 pts
A Failsafe Drone (may be taken once per unit): 20 pts

Bodyguard: The Cadre Commander may select a Bodyguard as a retinue from the entry below. The unit counts as a single HQ choice. Until the Bodyguard die, the Cadre Commander may not leave it.



Shadow Commander (Tau: Shas'el) 60 points
Shas'el (WS 3, BS 5, S 4, T 3, I 3, A 2, W 2, Ld 9, Sv 3+)

Unit Composition: 1 Shas'el.

Unit Type: Jump Infantry (jetpack).

Wargear:
XV-15 Stealth Battlesuit
Silenced Burst Cannon
Targeting Array
Bonding Knife

Special Rules:
Infiltrate
Scouts
Strike from the Shadows: If the Shadow Commander joined a Stealth Team during deployment, the team gains the Scouts USR.

Options:
The Shas'el may replace his Silenced Burst Cannon with a:
A Fusion Blaster and Target Lock for 5 pts
A Plasma Rifle or Missile Pod for 15 pts
A Hard-wired Sheild Generator for 15 pts
A Cyclic Ion Blaster or Airbursting Fragmentation Projector for 20 pts

Shas'vres may also select upgrades from the following list:
A Hard-wired Drone Controller for Free
A Hard-wired Target Lock for 5 pts
A Hard-wired Multi-tracker for 5 pts
A Markerlight for 10 pts

Drone Controllers:
If the Shas'el has a drone controller, he must select 1 to 2 drones from the following list:
A Gun Drone (may be taken twice per controller): 10 pts
A Shield Drone (may be taken twice per controller): 10 pts
A Marker Drone (may be taken twice per controller): 20 pts
A Failsafe Drone (may be taken once per unit): 20 pts



Line Commander (Tau: Shas’El) 35 Points
Shas'el (WS 3, BS 5, S 3, T 3, I 3, A 2, W 2, Ld 9, Sv 4+)

Unit Composition: 1 Shas'el.

Unit Type: Infantry.

Wargear:
XV-1 Carapace Armor
Pulse Rifle
Targeting Array
Photon Grenades
EMP Grenades
Bonding Knife

Special Rules:
Independent Character

Options:
A Line Commander may exchange his Pulse Rifle for a:
Pulse Carbine for Free
Rail Rifle and Target Lock for 10 pts
XV-2 Armour for 5 pts

A Field Commander may also take the following:
A Hard-Wired Drone Controller for Free
A Hard-Wired Multi-Tracker for 5 pts
A Hard-Wired Target lock for 5 pts
A Markerlight for 10 pts

Drone Controller:
If a the Shas'ui has a drone controller, he must select 1 to 2 drones from the following list:
A Gun Drone (may be taken twice per controller): 10 pts
A Shield Drone (may be taken twice per contoller): 10 pts
A Heavy Gun Drone (may be taken twice per controller): 20 pts
A Marker Drone (may be taken twice per controller): 20 pts
A Sniper Drone (may be taken twice per unit): 20 pts
A Failsafe Drone (may be taken once per unit): 20 pts



Crisis Bodyguard Team (Tau: Shas'vre) 40 points
Shas'vre (WS 2, BS 4, S 5, T 4, W 2, I 3, A 2, Ld 9, Sv 3+)

Unit Composition: 1 Shas'vre.

Unit Type: Jump Infantry (jetpack).

Wargear:
XV-8 Crisis Battlesuit
Bonding Knife

Options:
The team may include one more shas'vre at +40 pts per model.
The entire team may be equipped with Defensive Suits at +10 pts per model.

Crisis Suit Combat Systems:
A shas'vre must select three Combat Systems from the following list (some weapons may be taken twin-linked, and use the second cost listed, taking up two hardpoints):
A Drone Controller for Free
A Multi-tracker of Target Lock for 5 pts
A Burst Cannon or Flamer for 5 pts / 10 pts
A Fusion Blaster for 10 pts / 15 pts
A Shield Generator for 15 pts
A Plasma Rifle or Missile pod for 15 pts / 20 pts
A Cyclic Ion Blaster or Airbursting Fragmentation Projector for 20 pts
A Fire Support Relay System for 20 pts

Shas'vres may also select upgrades from the following list:
A hard-wired Drone Controller for Free
A hard-wired Multi-tracker for 5 pts
A hard-wired Target Lock for 5 pts

Drone Controllers:
If any member of the team has a drone controller, he must select 1 to 2 drones from the following list:
A Gun Drone (may be taken twice per controller): 10 pts
A Shield Drone (may be taken twice per controller): 10 pts
A Marker Drone (may be taken twice per controller): 20 pts
A Failsafe Drone (may be taken once per unit): 20 pts



Ethereal (Tau: Aun) 60 points
Aun (WS 4, BS 3, S 3, T 3, W 2, I 4, A 3, Ld 10, Sv -)

Unit Composition: 1 Ethereal.

Unit Type: Infantry.

Wargear:
Symbols of Office

Options:
The Ethereal may take an Hard-wired Shield Generator at +15 pts.
The Ethereal may replace his Symbols of Office for an Honour Blade at +5 pts.
The Ethereal may take a Hard-wired Drone Controller for Free.
The Ethereal may take a Drone Command Unit (instead of a Hard-wired Drone Controller) for +10 pts.

Special Rules:
Inspiring Presence: Any unit with a model in LOS of the Ethereal may reroll any Morale, Pinning, and/or Regrouping check they are required to make (including passed checks). Any unit joined by the Ethereal is Fearless.

Price of Failure: If the Ethereal is killed, all Tau units not in combat must immediately take a Morale check. If they fail, they must immediately fall back. All those that pass gain the Rage and Slow and Purposeful USR.

Bodyguard: The Ethereal may select a unit of Honour Guard to be his retinue. As long as the retinue is alive, the Ethereal can not leave it.

Drone Controller:
If a the Ethereal has a Drone Controller, he must select 1 to 2 drones from the following list:
A Gun Drone (may be taken twice per controller): 10 pts
A Shield Drone (may be taken twice per contoller): 10 pts
A Heavy Gun Drone (may be taken twice per controller): 20 pts
A Marker Drone (may be taken twice per controller): 20 pts
A Sniper Drone (may be taken twice per unit): 20 pts
A Failsafe Done (may be taken once per unit): 20 pts

Drone Command Unit:
If a the Ethereal has a Drone Command Unit, he must select 1 to 4 drones from the following list:
A Gun Drone (may be taken twice per controller): 10 pts
A Shield Drone (may be taken twice per contoller): 10 pts
A Heavy Gun Drone (may be taken twice per controller): 20 pts
A Marker Drone (may be taken twice per controller): 20 pts
A Sniper Drone (may be taken twice per unit): 20 pts
A Failsafe Drone (may be taken once per unit): 20 pts



Honour Guard (Tau: Shas'vre) 100 points
Shas'vre (WS 3, BS 4, S 3, T 3, W 1, I 3, A 2, Ld 8, Sv 4+)

Unit Composition: 5 Shas'vre.

Unit Type: Infantry.

Wargear:
Pulse Rifle
Photon Grenades
EMP Grenades
Bonding Knife

Options:
The squad may select up to six more Shas'vre at +20 pts per model.
Any member of the team may exchange their Pulse Rifles for Pulse Carbines for Free.
The entire team may upgrade their XV-1 armour to XV-2 armour at +5 pts per model.
Any member may exchange their Pulse Rifle or Pulse Carbine for a Rail Rifle and Target Lock at +10 pts per model

Shas'vres may also select upgrades from the following list:
-Hard-wired Drone Controller for Free
-Hard-wired Target Lock for 5 pts
-Hard-wired Multi-tracker for 5 pts
-Markerlight for 10 pts

Drone Controllers:
If any member of the team has a drone controller, he must select 1 to 2 drones from the following list:
A Gun Drone (may be taken twice per controller): 10 pts
A Shield Drone (may be taken twice per controller): 10 pts
A Heavy Gun Drone (may be taken twice per controller): 20 pts
A Marker Drone (may be taken twice per controller): 20 pts
A Failsafe Drone (may be taken once per unit): 20 pts



Cheers!


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"The gue'la will either except our destiny, or die!"
-Shas'o Castris

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