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Thunderhawk Assault Gunship

NAME M WS BS S T W A Ld Sv
Thunderhawk Assault Gunship * 6+ * 10 9 30 * 9 3+
A Thunderhawk Gunship is a single model. It is equipped with a Thunderhawk heavy cannon, four twin heavy bolters and two lascannon.
DAMAGE
Some of this model’s characteristics change as it suffers damage, as shown below:
REMAINING W
M
BS
A
24-30+
20-50"
2+
8
15-23
20-40"
3+
4
8-14
20-30"
4+
3
1-7
20"
5+
2
WEAPON
RANGE
TYPE
S
AP
D
ABILITIES
17
Twin heavy bolter
36"
Heavy 6
5
-1
1
-
60
Hellstrike battery
72"
Heavy 4
8
-3
3
-
25
Lascannon
48"
Heavy 1
9
-3
D6
-
0
Thunderhawk heavy cannon
48"
Heavy 2D6
8
-2
D6
-
0
Turbo-laser destructor
96"
Heavy D3
16
-4
2D6
Any wound roll of a 6 made with this attack automatically inflicts an additional D3 mortal wounds on the target.
WARGEAR OPTIONS
 • This model may replace its Thunderhawk heavy cannon with a turbo-laser destructor.
 • The model may take a hellstrike missile battery. If this option is chosen then the Thunderhawk Assault Gunship loses the Thunderhawk Cluster Bombs ability.
ABILITIES
Angels of Death

Airborne: You cannot charge with this model, and this model can only be chosen as a target of a charge if the unit making the charge can FLY. You can only fight with this model if it is within 1" of any enemy units that can FLY, and this model can only make close combat attacks against units that can FLY. Enemy units can only make close combat attacks against this model if they can FLY.

Colossal Flyer: When targeting this unit with Shooting attacks and psychic powers, always measure to the model’s hull where it would be at tabletop level, even if it is on a flying base. In addition, unless the attacking unit has the FLY keyword, add 12" to the measured distance to determine the range when making shooting attacks against the Thunderhawk Gunship. Note that this means many short-ranged shooting weapons will not be able to hit this model. Your opponent must also subtract 1 from hit rolls for attacks that target this model in the Shooting phase.

Supersonic: When this model moves in your Movement phase, first pivot it on the spot up to 90° (this does not contribute to how far the model moves), then move the model straight forwards. It cannot pivot again after the initial pivot. When this model Advances, add 20" to its Move characteristic until the end of the Movement phase instead of making an Advance roll.

Void-hardened Hull: The Thunderhawk Assault Gunship has a 5+ invulnerable save.

Crash and Burn: If this model is reduced to 0 wounds, roll a D6 before removing the model from the battlefield and before any embarked models disembark; on a 6 it crashes and explodes and each unit within 6" suffers 2D6 mortal wounds.

Hover Jet: Before this model moves in your Movement phase, you can declare it will hover. Its Move characteristic becomes 20" until the end of the phase, and it loses the Airborne, Colossal Flyer and Supersonic abilities until the beginning of your next Movement phase.

Power of the Machine Spirit: This model does not suffer the penalty for moving and firing Heavy weapons.

Thunderhawk Cluster Bombs: Once per battle, a Thunderhawk Gunship with this ability can make a bombing run against a single enemy unit it has moved over during one of its Movement phases. After the Thunderhawk Gunship has moved, pick an enemy unit that it flew over. Roll 3D6 for every VEHICLE or MONSTER, or a D6 for every other model, up to a maximum of 12D6. For each roll of a 5+, the unit suffers a mortal wound. Units consisting of only CHARACTERS may not be targeted by this ability.
TRANSPORT
The Thunderhawk Gunship can transport 30 <CHAPTER>ULTRAMARINESWHITE SCARS INFANTRY models. Each JUMP PACK or TERMINATOR model takes up the space of two other INFANTRY models and each CENTURION takes up the space of three other INFANTRY models. It may also transport <CHAPTER>ULTRAMARINESWHITE SCARS BIKER models who take up the space of three INFANTRY models each. It cannot transport PRIMARIS models if it carries any other type of models. If only PRIMARIS models are being transported, it can transport up to 15 <CHAPTER>ULTRAMARINESWHITE SCARS PRIMARIS INFANTRY models.
FACTION KEYWORDS
IMPERIUM, ADEPTUS ASTARTES, <CHAPTER>ULTRAMARINESWHITE SCARS
KEYWORDS
AIRCRAFT, TITANIC, VEHICLE, TRANSPORT, FLY, THUNDERHAWK ASSAULT GUNSHIP
Does not include wargear
HEAVY

Heavy weapons are the biggest and deadliest guns on the battlefield, but require reloading, careful set-up or bracing to fire at full effect.

If a model with a Heavy weapon moved in its preceding Movement phase, you must subtract 1 from any hit rolls made when firing that weapon this turn.
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.
Mortal Wounds
Some attacks inflict mortal wounds – these are so powerful that no armour or force field can withstand their fury. Each mortal wound inflicts one point of damage on the target unit. Do not make a wound roll or saving throw (including invulnerable saves) against a mortal wound – just allocate it as you would any other wound and inflict damage to a model in the target unit as described above. Unlike normal attacks, excess damage from attacks that inflict mortal wounds is not lost. Instead keep allocating damage to another model in the target unit until either all the damage has been allocated or the target unit is destroyed.
Angels of Death

The Adeptus Astartes are amongst the finest warriors in the Imperium.

This unit has the following abilities: And They Shall Know No Fear, Bolter Discipline, Shock Assault and Combat Doctrines.
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.
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.
Invulnerable Saves
Some models possess supernatural reflexes or are protected by force fields that grant them an invulnerable save. Each time a wound is allocated to a model with an invulnerable save, you can choose to use either its normal Save characteristic or its invulnerable save, but not both. If a model has more than one invulnerable save, it can only use one of them – choose which it will use. If you use a model’s invulnerable save, it is never modified by a weapon’s Armour Penetration value.
Characters
Some models are noted as being a Character on their datasheet. These heroes, officers, prophets and warlords are powerful individuals that can have a great impact on the course of a battle. The swirling maelstrom of the battlefield can make it difficult to pick out such individuals as targets, however.

An enemy CHARACTER with a Wounds characteristic of less than 10 can only be chosen as a target in the Shooting phase if it is both visible to the firing model and it is the closest enemy unit to the firing model. Ignore other enemy CHARACTERS with a Wounds characteristics of less than 10 when determining if the target is the closest enemy unit to the firing model.

This means that if any other enemy units (other than other CHARACTERS with a Wounds characteristics of less than 10) are closer, whether they are visible or not, then the enemy CHARACTER cannot be targeted.

The JUMP PACK keyword is used in following Space Marines datasheets:

HQ
Fast Attack

The CENTURION keyword is used in following Space Marines datasheets:

Elites
Heavy Support

The WHITE SCARS and BIKER keywords are used in following Space Marines datasheets:

HQ
Elites
Fast Attack

The ULTRAMARINES and BIKER keywords are used in following Space Marines datasheets:

HQ
Elites
Fast Attack
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