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Author Topic: (Answered) Flamers vs Battle armour.  (Read 519 times)

marauder648

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(Answered) Flamers vs Battle armour.
« on: 21 October 2021, 03:03:52 »
I know there's an optional rule for flamers to do heat effects instead of damage to basically make the damn things useful. And I know flamers do 3D6 damage to infantry, but is there a heat option to use them against BA instead of the piddly 2 points of damage?
« Last Edit: 07 November 2021, 14:18:02 by Hammer »
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Re: (Research) Flamers vs Battle armour.
« Reply #1 on: 07 November 2021, 11:54:15 »
Per TW pg 113, heat effects can only be applied to mechs and aero fighters. Using a flamer on BA (assuming they don’t have flame-resistant armor) does two damage to one suit. It’s not a particularly effective anti-BA weapon.

 

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