The Hellhammer was built to provide short-ranged fire support in difficult conditions (like city fights). It certainly excels at this role, as its main weapon, the. This seems to be a constant trope in 40K – sending a large amount of . The Hellhammer has the same profile as the Baneblade — it doesn’t. The Empire Hellhammer is a modified variant of the more common Empire Wargalley that has been re-purposed for use as a powerful siege-ship. Sigismund the.

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However, like all super-heavy tanks based on the Baneblade chassis, it suffers from poor top speed and maneuverability, and the Quake Cannon’s fixed setting requires the Banesword to be bodily aimed helllhammer its intended target. All in all, most Baneblade variants are really helped by the Heavy Bolter sponsons: Sign In Don’t have an account?

The standard secondary weapons are six multilaser sponsons which can be swapped out for heavy bolters or heavy flamers for free or lascannons for a cost, a coaxial multilaser and a hull mounted lascannon. It has a unique rule called the “Decimator Tank Shock” which forces enemy infantry to take a test which will always have —1 to their Leadership if they are tank shocked by a Decimator. In situations were the range is short and the fields of fire limited, the Hellhammer is brutally uncompromising in delivering fiery destruction upon Mankind ‘s enemies.

With a blast radius close to that of the Demolisher Cannonbut possessed of a longer range, the Hellhammer Cannon can effectively clear buildings of enemy infantry before they can even get a shot off. Retrieved from ” https: It should not be confused with the Decimator Daemon Enginealthough they are both intertwined in being moving hunks of metal that can make you piss your pants.

The Baneblade then became available as a plastic kit from GW itself, along with a six-option kit for the fixed-hull variants. It is like the only super-heavy tank that the forces of Chaos have without being forced into Daemon Engine territory or exclusively sucking Papa Nurgle’s dick.

Because of its massive array of weapons charging one is a very bad idea: While the magma cannon’s range or area of effect are not the equal of the Shadowsword’s volcano cannon, it can still deal a death blow to unwary players thinking they are all hotshots for having a Titan on the field.

A Hellhammer Siege Cannon is a massive artillery piece deployed by the Imperial Guard that fires large rocket-propelled shells that are capable of destroying most fortified buildings in a single shot. Its Hellhammer Cannon and hull-mounted Demolisher Cannon make short work of any armour or fortification, while its secondary armament of two Lascannons and three twin-linked Heavy Bolters allows it to mop up anything that escaped the devastation wrought by its main armament. During the siege, armoured helhammer attrition rates outstripped supply and thus Imperial commanders had to use replacements for their lost Shadowswords.


Indeed, Imperial hel,hammer doctrine holds an honoured place for the Banesword.

The Hellhammer also functions well as a close range armour hunter; its main guns can reach only medium range at maximum, but their sheer destructive power allows them to knock out anything smaller than a Titan easily. With a fearsome blast radius, the turret-mounted Hellhammer Cannon is capable of clearing whole squads of Heretic and xenos scum from the holes in which they cower. Debates rage on what the difference and advantage between the two and which pattern is better.

Unfortunetly, this meme is already old and overused. Additionally, since the Tremor Cannon is much smaller than the original Volcano Cannon, the Banehammer possesses a large empty hold, which can be used to either transport a small platoon of Imperial Guardsmen, or house a cramped but fully functional headquarters equipped with powerful Vox-casters and tactical arrays from which the officer in charge can lead his troops.

The Heavy Stubber is the superior option albeit twice as expensive at 4 compared to the SB’s 2 most of the time: Navigation Main page Recent changes Random page Help. An Imperial Hellhammer Super-heavy Tank On the battlefield, the Hellhammer’s role is that of either a close support tank, or an urban warfare tank. Since shells did not have to be carried and the retrofits did not take up too much space, it can also carry 25 soldiers, and has enough room in the rear deck to let ten of them stand outside and fire.

Additionally, the Quake Cannon is inefficient against enemy Titansfor unlike the Lance beam from a Volcano Cannon, or the massive plasma burst from a Plasma Blastgun, the massive shell will be stopped by any remaining Void Shield, requiring the target’s shields to be taken down before the shot is taken with any hope of success.

It differs from the old epic version in that it only has three barrels of battle cannons – a twin linked two shot hull mounted battlecannon and the if we use naval terminology for the thing Superfiring S9 AP2, 7″ blast Stormhammer cannon with shred and pinning.

It can also carry 25 soldiers, and has enough room in the rear deck to let ten of them stand outside and fire. The Hellhammer may also have an additional pair of sponson-mounted weapons for enhanced firepower.


Like its parent tank and all its variants, the Hellhammer suffers from poor top speed and manoeuvrability.

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An Astra Militarum Hellhammer super-heavy tank. It will be there for you when something absolutely must die and must die now.

Like the Basilisk, the Banesword can also be pressed into the frontlines. Basically, if you shoot it at a unit, and that unit is not a superheavy, you have killed that unit. And any sense of friendship you may have had with your opponent. This makes them able to shout ” Failure is the weakness of the enemy! This guy is your friend. They make it twice as big by welding armor plates and guns where there’s a gap and fast by giving it a hellhammed super-charged engine so big it probably houses several lost gretchin hellhammer.

The pintle-mounted weapons are good, but not required; the same goes for the Hunter-Killer Missile. The Hellhammer is named after its main weapon, the Hellhammer Cannonbut it is also armed with a co-axial Autocannona hull-mounted Demolisher Cannona set of twin-linked hull-mounted Heavy Bolters with two top-mounted sponson Lascannons.

Warhammer 40k Bits ASTRA Militarum Baneblade – Hellhammer Variant

Ehllhammer the sixth edition re-release of ApocalypseGW redid the kit again to make all eight of their official variants listed below. The Hunter-Killer Missile is neat, but with the massive arsenal the tank’s lugging around it’s not necessary.

Decimators are armed primarily with a heavy, medium-ranged barrage weapon such as the unique Decimator Cannon which was a S10 AP2 weapon of rape, supported by several reaper autocannons, and are used to bombard enemies in cover.

Infantry will be thrown down and shrouded in dirt, while tanks will become bogged down and trapped by the shifting soil. If only the Mechanicus had looked at the Battle Cannon, looked at the Baneblade, and scaled-down the Baneblade design and slapped on single-barrel heavy weapons instead of twin-linked and a long-barreled Battle Cannon. The Stormsword excels at city fighting.

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Or a Landkreuzer P. The weapon is very similar in form and function to the Imperial Demolisher Cannon found on the Thunderer Siege Tank and Hellhamker Marine Vindicator tanks, with the exception that it is much larger, with a single shell weighing over kilograms.

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