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The Thunderhawk Gunship is a unique aerial combat and transport ship employed by the Space Marines.

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Unit Card Edit

High speed armored atmospheric and non-atmospheric attack and transport craft.

Unit Image Edit

Thunderhawk

Unit Stats Edit

Adeptus Starters Directory Prime
Index: Gunship
Classification: Thunderhawk
Offensive Capability: multiple weapon platform capabilities
Options: weapon variants may include barrage rockets, battlecannon and bolters
Defensive Capability: Armor plate
Powerplant: Modified avionics fuel
Functionality: High speed armored atmospheric and non-atmospheric attack and transport craft.

Move - 48
Close Combat - 0
Cost - 50 Points
Armor - 70/57/49

Strengths Edit

  • Its ability to fly and move long distances makes it a fantastic scouting unit.
  • Its the only flying troop transport in the game. Fantastic for objective grabbing.
  • Can move and fires its entire weapon arsenal in the same turn, even without direct line of sight.

Weaknesses Edit

  • Very vulnerable to dedicated anti-air and Ork Fighta-Bommerz.
  • Can still take fire from ground forces.

Weapons Edit

6x Rockets

  • Range - 20
  • ROF - 1
  • Penetration - 75
  • Accuracy - 50%

Battlecannon

  • Range - 20
  • ROF - 1
  • Penetration - 75
  • Accuracy - 50%

3x Mounted Bolterguns

  • Range - 8
  • ROF- 2
  • Penetration - 40
  • Accuracy - 50%

ROF = Rate Of Fire. Max amount of infantry killable per attack.

Battle Tactics & Viability Edit

  • Its ability to move long distances can allow you to rapidly deploy or redeploy infantry across the map, even allowing you to snatch objectives very quickly.
  • It mounts surprisingly powerful weapons with good range, making it a effective attack unit.


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