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Old 01 Feb 2005, 02:37   #1 (permalink)
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just wondering... do power fists double the wearer's strength when attacking vehicles, or just troops?
 
Old 01 Feb 2005, 06:10   #2 (permalink)
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Power fists doyble your strength against all targets. Remember however, it is your base strength, not including increases for daemonic strength or anything like that
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Power fists doyble your strength against all targets. Remember however, it is your base strength, not including increases for daemonic strength or anything like that
Where does it say that? I always assumed it doubled your current strength, as it seems thats how it would work, read the rules for Furious Charge, wouldn't that double your strength meaning you are at an additional one above the norm, would you add this before or after the doubling?
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The few times that this sort of thing has popped up in WD the ruling has been that the bonuses are added on after the strength has been doubled, after all with the fist your strength is effectively doubled even before you charge.
So in the case of a Scorpion exarch with Crushing blow and scorpions claw, or a Seargent with power fist and furious charge, the strength is (4x2)+1.
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Old 02 Feb 2005, 07:45   #5 (permalink)
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cool, yeah I ddnt understand that either
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GW has made it fairly clear recently that you double your base strength with a power fist and then add any strength modifiers caused by upgrades or Furious Charge. It pops up all the time in FAQ's and a couple times in the rule book.
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Where does it say that?
On page 46 of the new Fourth Edition Rules - "Special Close Combat Attacks", it's stated that for power fists and claws that only the user's basic strength is doubled and additional bonuses are added afterwards.
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Thanks for that Grafton, and welcome to the Forum too.
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