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T’au EmpireXV25 Stealth Battlesuits

XV25 Stealth Battlesuits

Stealth Shas’ui 8" 5+ 4+ 4 4 2 2 7 3+
Stealth Shas’vre 8" 5+ 4+ 4 4 2 3 8 3+
This unit contains 3 Stealth Shas’ui. It can include up to 3 additional Stealth Shas’ui (Power Rating +6). A Stealth Shas’vre can take the place of one Stealth Shas’ui. Each model is equipped with a burst cannon. This unit may be accompanied by up to 2 Tactical Drones (Power Rating +1).
Burst cannon
Assault 4
Fusion blaster
Assault 1
If the target is within half range of this weapon, roll two dice when inflicting damage with it and discard the lowest result.
Heavy 1
 • Any model may take a single item from the Support Systems list.
 • One model may replace its burst cannon with a fusion blaster. If the unit numbers six models, one additional model may do this.
 • The Shas’vre may take a markerlight and target lock.
 • The unit may take a homing beacon.
For the Greater Good

Camouflage Fields: Your opponent must subtract 1 from all hit rolls for attacks that target this unit.

Homing Beacon:
A homing beacon may be used at the start of your Movement phase by placing it within 1" of its unit. If there are any friendly homing beacons on the battlefield at the end of your Movement phase, one of your <SEPT> units that has been set up in a Manta hold can perform a low-altitude drop instead of a Manta strike. Set up the unit wholly within 6" of the homing beacon. The homing beacon then shorts out and is removed from the battlefield. Homing beacons are deactivated and removed from the battlefield if an enemy model ends a move within 9" of it.

Bonding Knife Ritual: If you roll a 6 when taking a Morale test for this unit, the test is automatically passed.

Infiltrators: During deployment, this unit and any accompanying Drones can be set up anywhere on the battlefield that is not within your opponent’s deployment zone and is more than 12" from any enemy unit.

Target lock:
A model with a target lock does not suffer the penalty to their hit rolls for moving and firing Heavy weapons, or for Advancing and firing Assault weapons. This model can also Advance and fire Rapid Fire weapons, but you must subtract 1 from its hit rolls when it does so.
Does not include wargear or Drones
Does not include wargear
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.
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.

Assault weapons fire so rapidly or indiscriminately that they can be shot from the hip as warriors dash forwards into combat.

A model with an Assault weapon can fire it even if it Advanced earlier that turn. If it does so, you must subtract 1 from any hit rolls made when firing that weapon this 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.
Terrain and Cover
The battlefields of the far future are littered with terrain features such as ruins, craters and twisted copses. Models can take shelter within such terrain features to gain protection against incoming weapons’ fire.

If a unit is entirely on or within any terrain feature, add 1 to its models’ saving throws against shooting attacks to represent the cover received from the terrain (invulnerable saves are unaffected). Units gain no benefit from cover in the Fight phase.

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.

A projected holo-beam illuminates the target, rendering it vulnerable to pinpoint fusillades from supporting units.

If a model (other than a VEHICLE) fires a markerlight, it cannot fire any other weapons in that phase. When a unit is hit by a markerlight, place a counter next to it for the remainder of the phase. The table below describes the benefits T’AU EMPIRE models receive when shooting at a unit that has markerlight counters. All benefits are cumulative.

1You can re-roll hit rolls of 1 for T’AU EMPIRE models attacking this unit.
2Destroyer and seeker missiles fired at this unit use the firing model’s Ballistic Skill (and any modifiers) rather than only hitting on a 6.
3The target unit does not gain any bonus to its saving throws for being in cover.
4T’AU EMPIRE models attacking this unit do not suffer the penalty for moving and firing Heavy weapons or Advancing and firing Assault weapons.
5 or moreAdd 1 to hit rolls for T’AU EMPIRE models attacking this unit.
Ghostkeel, Riptide and Stormsurge/all other models
Y’vahra, Ghostkeel and Stormsurge/other units
Y’vahra, Ghostkeel, Riptide and Stormsurge/other units
Support Systems
 • Advanced targeting system
 • Counterfire defence system
 • Drone controller
 • Early warning override
 • Multi-tracker
 • Shield generator
 • Target lock
 • Velocity tracker
Each time a charge is declared against a unit, the target unit can immediately fire Overwatch at the would-be attacker. A target unit can potentially fire Overwatch several times a turn, though it cannot fire if there are any enemy models within 1" of it. Overwatch is resolved like a normal shooting attack (albeit one resolved in the enemy’s Charge phase) and uses all the normal rules except that a 6 is always required for a successful hit roll, irrespective of the firing model’s Ballistic Skill or any modifiers.
For the Greater Good

The greatest proof of the superiority of the T’au’va is the sight of a hundred pulse rifles firing in unison.

When an enemy unit declares a charge, a unit with this ability that is within 6" of one of the charging unit’s targets may fire Overwatch as if they were also targeted. A unit that does so cannot fire Overwatch again in this turn.
Morale Test

Even the bravest heart may quail when the horrors of battle take their toll.

In the Morale phase, starting with the player whose turn it is, players must take Morale tests for units from their army that have had models slain during the turn.

To take a Morale test, roll a dice and add the number of models from the unit that have been slain this turn. If the result of the Morale test exceeds the highest Leadership characteristic in the unit, the test is failed. For each point that the test is failed by, one model in that unit must flee and is removed from play. You choose which models flee from the units you command.

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.
Army List
Dedicated Transport

This datasheet has Elites Battlefield Role. Full list of T’au Empire units sharing same Battlefield Role follows:

The INFANTRY keyword is used in following T’au Empire datasheets:

Fast Attack
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