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Tempestor Prime

NAME M WS BS S T W A Ld Sv
Tempestor Prime 6" 3+ 3+ 3 3 4 3 8 4+
A Tempestor Prime is a single model armed with a hot-shot laspistol, frag grenades and krak grenades.
WEAPON
RANGE
TYPE
S
AP
D
ABILITIES
1
Bolt pistol
12"
Pistol 1
4
0
1
-
0
Hot-shot laspistol
6"
Pistol 1
3
-2
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
On a hit roll of 1, the bearer is slain.
0
Chainsword
Melee
Melee
User
0
1
Each time the bearer fights, it can make 1 additional attack with this weapon.
0
Frag grenade
6"
Grenade D6
3
0
1
-
0
Krak grenade
6"
Grenade 1
6
-1
D3
-
WARGEAR OPTIONS
 • This model may take a chainsword or one item from the Melee Weapons list.
 • This model may replace its hot-shot laspistol with a Tempestus command rod, a bolt pistol or a plasma pistol.
ABILITIES
Voice of Command

Tempestus Command Rod:
5
A model with a Tempestus command rod may use the Voice of Command ability twice in each of your turns. Resolve the effects of the first order before issuing the second order.

Aerial Drop: During deployment, you can set up this model in a high-altitude transport, ready to deploy via grav-chute, instead of placing it on the battlefield. At the end of any of your Movement phases the model can make an aerial drop – set it up anywhere on the battlefield that is more than 9" away from any enemy models.
FACTION KEYWORDS
IMPERIUM, ASTRA MILITARUM, MILITARUM TEMPESTUS
KEYWORDS
CHARACTER, INFANTRY, OFFICER, TEMPESTOR PRIME

Optional Wargear

MELEE WEAPONS

 • Power axe1

 • Power maul1

 • Power sword

 • Power fist

1 Not included in Codex: Astra Militarum


Melee Weapons

WEAPON
RANGE
TYPE
S
AP
D
ABILITIES
5
Power axe
Melee
Melee
+1
-2
1
-
8
Power fist
Melee
Melee
x2
-3
D3
When attacking with this weapon, you must subtract 1 from the hit roll.
4
Power maul
Melee
Melee
+2
-1
1
-
4
Power sword
Melee
Melee
User
-3
1
-

This datasheet has HQ 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.

Hot-shot laspistol used in following datasheets:

HQ
Troops
Elites
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.
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.
Melee Weapons
 • Power axe1
5
 • Power maul1
4
 • Power sword
4
 • Power fist
8

1 Not included in Codex: Astra Militarum

RAPID FIRE

Rapid Fire weapons are versatile weapons capable of aimed single shots at long range or controlled bursts of fire at close quarters.

A model firing a Rapid Fire weapon doubles the number of attacks it makes if its target is within half the weapon’s maximum range.
Wound Roll
WOUND ROLL
ATTACK’S STRENGTH VS TARGET’S TOUGHNESSD6 ROLL REQUIRED
Is the Strength
TWICE (or more)
than the Toughness?
2+
Is the Strength
GREATER
than the Toughness?
3+
Is the Strength
EQUAL
to the Toughness?
4+
Is the Strength
LOWER
than the Toughness?
5+
Is the Strength
HALF (or less)
than the Toughness?
6+
If an attack scores a hit, you will then need to roll another dice to see if the attack successfully wounds the target. The roll required is determined by comparing the attacking weapon’s Strength characteristic with the target’s Toughness characteristic, as shown on the table to the right:

If the roll is less than the required number, the attack fails and the attack sequence ends. A roll of 1 always fails, irrespective of any modifiers that may apply.
Advancing
When you pick a unit to move in the Movement phase, you can declare that it will Advance. Roll a dice and add the result to the Move characteristics of all models in the unit for that Movement phase. A unit that Advances can’t shoot or charge later that turn.
Falling Back
Units starting the Movement phase within 1" of an enemy unit can either remain stationary or Fall Back. If you choose to Fall Back, the unit must end its move more than 1" away from all enemy units. If a unit Falls Back, it cannot Advance (see below), or charge later that turn. A unit that Falls Back also cannot shoot later that turn unless it can Fly.
Voice of Command
This unit may issue one order per turn to the soldiers under their command at the start of their Shooting phase. Orders may only be issued to INFANTRY units within 6" of this unit that have the same <REGIMENT> keyword as this unit. To issue an order, pick a target unit and choose which order you wish to issue from the table below. A unit may only be affected by one order per turn.
ORDER
Take Aim!Even amid the clangorous din of battle, the bellowed instructions of an officer recall the countless days each soldier spent conducting targeted fire drills.
Re-roll hit rolls of 1 for all the models in the ordered unit until the end of the phase. 
First Rank,Fire! Second Rank, Fire!By sheer weight of fire, the mortal soldiers of the Astra Militarum can annihilate whole armies of enemies. A good officer is quick to take advantage of this.
All lasguns and all hot-shot lasguns in the ordered unit change their Type to Rapid Fire 2 until the end of the phase. 
Bring it Down!Guided by the experienced eye of their leader, a squad is able to pinpoint an enemy’s weakest point, and in doing so fell the most terrifying enemies of the Imperium.
Re-roll wound rolls of 1 for all the models in the ordered unit until the end of the phase. 
Forwards, for the Emperor!With the correct motivation, Astra Militarum soldiers can march at full pace without eschewing their duty to fire upon their enemy.
The ordered unit can shoot this phase even if it Advanced in its Movement phase
Get Back in the Fight!To retreat is not always to concede defeat, and a tactical withdrawal can open up new opportunities for troops to showcase their firing skills.
The ordered unit can shoot this phase even if it Fell Back in its Movement phase
Move! Move! Move!When the needs of the battle dictate, soldiers can be ordered to march double-time, moving quickly to close range with the enemy or to secure an open flank.
Instead of shooting this phase the ordered unit immediately moves as if it were the Movement phase. It must Advance as part of this move, and cannot declare a charge during this turn. 
Fix Bayonets!With a bellicose cry, troops can be ordered to descend upon their foe with close-quarter weaponry, stabbing, slashing and bludgeoning until they have secured victory for the Emperor.
This order can only be issued to units that are within 1" of an enemy unit. The ordered unit immediately fights as if it were the Fight phase

The MILITARUM TEMPESTUS keyword is used in following Astra Militarum datasheets:

HQ
Troops
Dedicated Transport
Elites

The OFFICER keyword is used in following Astra Militarum datasheets:

HQ
Elites

Power axe used in following datasheets:

HQ
Troops
Elites
Fast Attack

Power maul used in following datasheets:

HQ
Troops
Elites
Fast Attack
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