FTN Episode 419 – NEW Codex Tau First Impressions

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It is always exciting when a new Codex comes up for pre order.  This book is no different.  We know that Tau have not been incredibly popular on the Grand Tournament scene recently but that could all change.  There are a ton new abilities in this book that may re-install this faction to the podiums.

Hi all,

Games Workshop was kind enough to provide us with a review copy of Codex Tau.  This dex brings about some big changes to the Tau battle strategy and something we have all feared at one time or another – Marketlights.

The lead up to this release has been a story of Rail Cannons.   They are big, flashy and definitely pack a punch.   I think as we learn more about the book we’ll come to tell a tale of Smart Missile Systems and Battlesuits.

The Ghostkiel is amazing.  I really expect this to be in every early build for Tau generals.

There is a bit of a renewed lease on life for the Stormsurge.  Thus model has only had brief glances at the tabletop in years past.  Now…  we may see it.

One thing is for sure – Tau generals are going to love this.  It looks like there are several ways to put together great lists.    And Kroot… let’s talk about Kroot for a bit.  Not only can you field a full army of Kroot, they may actually do well.  ha!  Sure, it sounds like a gimmick but there are ton of stratagems that really help the Kroot perform on the table.

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