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Rough Riders

NAME M WS BS S T W A Ld Sv
Rough Rider 10" 4+ 4+ 3 3 2 1 6 5+
Rough Rider Sergeant 10" 4+ 4+ 3 3 2 2 7 5+
This unit contains 1 Rough Rider Sergeant and 4 Rough Riders. It can additionally contain up to 5 Rough Riders (Power Rating +2). Every model is equipped with: laspistol; chainsword; hunting lance; trampling hooves; frag grenades.
WEAPON
RANGE
TYPE
S
AP
D
ABILITIES
0
Laspistol
12"
Pistol 1
3
0
1
-
5
Plasma pistol
When attacking with this weapon, choose one of the profiles below.
 - Standard
12"
Pistol 1
7
-3
1
-
 - Supercharge
12"
Pistol 1
8
-3
2
If any hit rolls of 1 are made for attacks with this weapon, the bearer is destroyed after shooting with this weapon.
0
Chainsword
Melee
Melee
User
0
1
When the bearer fights, it makes 1 additional attack with this weapon.
2
Hunting lance
Melee
Melee
+2
-2
D3
When the bearer fights, it can only attack with this weapon if it has charged this turn.
5
Power axe
Melee
Melee
+1
-2
1
-
4
Power lance
Melee
Melee
+2
-1
1
-
4
Power maul
Melee
Melee
+2
-1
1
-
4
Power sword
Melee
Melee
User
-3
1
-
0
Trampling hooves
Melee
Melee
User
0
1
When the bearer fights, it makes 1 additional attack with this weapon and no more than 1 attack can be made with this weapon.
0
Frag grenade
6"
Grenade D6
3
0
1
-
WARGEAR OPTIONS
 • The Rough Rider Sergeant can be equipped with 1 plasma pistol instead of 1 laspistol.
 • The Rough Rider Sergeant can be equipped with one of the following instead of 1 chainsword: 1 power axe; 1 power lance; 1 power maul; 1 power sword.
 • Up to 2 Rough Riders can be equipped with one of the following instead of 1 hunting lance: 1 flamer; 1 grenade launcher; 1 meltagun; 1 plasma gun.
ABILITIES
Flanking Manoeuvres: During deployment, you can set up this unit on the army’s flank instead of setting it up on the battlefield. If you do, at the end of one of your Movement phases you can set up this unit anywhere on the battlefield that is more than 9" away from any enemy models and wholly within 6" of any battlefield edge.
FACTION KEYWORDS
IMPERIUM, ASTRA MILITARUM, <REGIMENT>
KEYWORDS
CAVALRY, ROUGH RIDERS

This datasheet has Fast Attack Battlefield Role. Full list of Astra Militarum units sharing same Battlefield Role follows:

Does not include wargear
PISTOL

Pistols are carried one-handed and can even be used in a melee to shoot at point-blank range. Many warriors carry one as a sidearm, alongside their primary weapon.

A model can fire a Pistol even if there are enemy units within 1" of its own unit, but it must target the closest enemy unit. In such circumstances, the model can shoot its Pistol even if other friendly units are within 1" of the same enemy unit.

Each time a model equipped with both a Pistol and another type of ranged weapon (e.g. a Pistol and a Rapid Fire weapon) shoots, it can either shoot with its Pistol(s) or with all of its other weapons. Choose which it will fire (Pistols or non-Pistols) before making hit rolls.
Hit Roll
Each time a model makes an attack, roll a dice. If the roll is equal to or greater than the attacking model’s Ballistic Skill characteristic, then it scores a hit with the weapon it is using. If not, the attack fails and the attack sequence ends. A roll of 1 always fails, irrespective of any modifiers that may apply.
Melee Weapon
Each time a model makes a close combat attack, it uses a melee weapon – the weapons a model is equipped with are described on its datasheet. In addition to their other weapons, all models are assumed to be equipped with a close combat weapon, which has the following profile:

WEAPONRANGETYPESAPD
Close combat weaponMeleeMeleeUser01

If a model has more than one melee weapon, choose which it will use before rolling the dice. If a model has more than one melee weapon and can make several close combat attacks, it can split its attacks between these weapons however you wish – declare how you will divide the attacks before any dice are rolled.

Hunting lance used in following datasheets:

Fast Attack

Power lance used in following datasheets:

Fast Attack
GRENADE

Grenades are handheld explosive devices that a warrior throws at the enemy while their squad mates provide covering fire.

Each time a unit shoots, a single model in the unit that is equipped with Grenades may throw one instead of firing any other weapon.

The CAVALRY keyword is used in following Astra Militarum datasheets:

Fast Attack
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