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Fireblades are the most grizzled and seasoned Fire Warriors of their cadre, whose skill at the Fire Warrior’s art leads them to eschew battlesuit technology. They are excellent field leaders and their long experience has taught them exactly where to place shots to maximise damage.
Like a hungry predator on the prowl, the Hammerhead Gunship is a menacing sight. It skims over a planet’s surface with its massive turret-mounted gun swivelling back and forth to track potential targets.
The Piranha is a lightly armoured vehicle used by the Tau in a range of capacities, including rapid response, support of pathfinder teams and even as battlefield transport for high-ranking dignitaries. By Upgrading the vehicle to carry a fusion blaster or a pair of seeker missiles it becomes an effective tank hunter, particularly when guided to a target by Pathfinder teams.
The Devilfish is the workhorse of the Tau ground forces and is able to cary twelve warriors into battle. Armed with a fearsome burst cannon, it can even act as mobile fire support for the squad. The Devilfish is a transport option for Tau Fire Warriors and Pathfinders.
Designed to offer long-range support, the XV88 Broadside Battlesuit has exceeded expectations, becoming a mainstay of the Hunter Cadres and tank-killers of legendary proportions. Powered by a particle accelerator, a Broadside’s heavy rail rifle shot can penetrate the thickest plasteel bunkers.
XV104 Riptide is the pinnacle of the Earth caste’s battlesuit development. It stands twice as tall as the XV8 Crisis suit, but its movements are more like those of its smaller cousins than the mechanical stiffness displayed by Imperial walkers with their crude servo-motors.
Light reconnaissance units, Pathfinder Teams are the eyes and ears of their Commander in a way no drone can yet emulate. A Pathfinder’s foremost role is not to engage the enemy, but instead to operate ahead of their comrades, close to their foe, to accurately scout the enemy.
The XV8 Crisis battlesuit strikes a perfect balance between offensive capability, armoured protection, manoeuvrability and utility. It is a towering battlesuit, easily twice the size of the Fire Warrior who wears it.
The Fire caste are the warriors of the Tau. It is their duty of to protect the other castes. Selective breeding has led to them being the biggest and strongest of the Tau and these Fire Warriors form the core of any Tau army. Preferring ranged combat to brutal close assault, they use advance weaponry rather than brute force to win battles.