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Old 23 Jan 2007, 16:36   #1 (permalink)
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ime not being funny or anything but ive noticed (well i think everyone's noticed) that the tau fire caste are short & muscular while the air caste are verry,verry,verry thin and tall so i was wandering what the earth cast look like & how do the tau turn into the kind of shape tha the caste members are can any body help me ???
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Old 23 Jan 2007, 16:44   #2 (permalink)
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The Tau are the shape they are due to selective breeding. The earth caste is stockily built I believe and shorter than the fire cast, the fire cast are the strongest and most muscular, taller than the earth cast, but shorter than the others
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Old 23 Jan 2007, 16:53   #3 (permalink)
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ime not being funny or anything but ive noticed (well i think everyone's noticed) that the tau fire caste are short & muscular while the air caste are verry,verry,verry thin and tall so i was wandering what the earth cast look like & how do the tau turn into the kind of shape tha the caste members are can any body help me ???
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Tau from the Earth Caste are described as somewhat short and stocky compared to the Fire Caste.

The Tau originally diverged into four seperate sub-species because they were isolated geographically. Each group of Tau adapted to best suit its environment.
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Old 23 Jan 2007, 18:01   #4 (permalink)
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so what is the fourth caste
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Old 23 Jan 2007, 19:08   #5 (permalink)
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Water Caste, diplomats, traders, etc. And don't forget that ethereals make up the 5th caste.
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Old 23 Jan 2007, 19:27   #6 (permalink)
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in the drawing in the book the Fio appear to be stocky- but not particulairly short. Height wise it seems the Air Caste is tallest, then the Ethereals, then the Fire caste (who are said to now be taller do to breeding) with Water and Earth castes being the closest to what original tau looked like.
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Old 24 Jan 2007, 17:26   #7 (permalink)
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do you know what i think games workshop need to bring out more pictures please
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Old 24 Jan 2007, 19:04   #8 (permalink)
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Yes, they do. Whenever you order something from Forge World, they give you the opportunity to make a request for something you would like to see them make. In the dozen or so orders I have placed over the years, I have asked over and over again for models of Water and Earth caste members.
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Old 24 Jan 2007, 19:51   #9 (permalink)
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There are some models of aircraft crew outside of their ships I believe, although I dont believe that there are many, if any, Earth Caste Models for sale.
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