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Old 30 Jun 2010, 16:32   #1 (permalink)
Kroot Shaper
 
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Default Monolith Deepstrike

With the new Tyranid FAQ we now have precedent for the Monolith being able to deepstrike wherever we like:

"Q: Can a Mawloc choose to Deep Strike onto a point
occupied by an enemy model on purpose in order to
use the Terror from the Deep special rule?
A: Yes."

Do you guys agree on extending this ruling to our lovely brick?
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Old 30 Jun 2010, 17:08   #2 (permalink)
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Default Re: Monolith Deepstrike

Such a rule already is in place Zeeblee. A monolith which lands where enemy troops are forces those troops out of the way. Do remember the precise wording though, if you land on FRIENDLY models, for whatever stupid reason they DON'T get out of the way, and you mishap.
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Old 30 Jun 2010, 23:35   #3 (permalink)
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Default Re: Monolith Deepstrike

I know the rule prevents mishap, but I remember there being a debate as to whether or not you could plop the monolith down on enemies intentionally. Some argued that you had to place it on a safe spot first, while others argued you could place it wherever you like.

This new FAQ presents precedent that allows for deepstrikes to be declared in a normally unsafe position, which resolves the argument over monolith placement. Unless anyone disagrees?

Maybe I'm just remembering this debate from another forum, but I felt like sharing what the Tyranid FAQ could mean for us if the debate was still going.
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Old 18 Jul 2010, 14:26   #4 (permalink)
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Default Re: Monolith Deepstrike

Just realize, rules for one army do not bleed into rule for another army....

But the Monolith already has a similar rule within its codex.
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