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Legion 412 Mar 2018 2:33 p.m. PST

Are there AAA/ADA stats/rules for the 40K IG Manticore Missile Launcher ? Can it shoot down aircraft ?

ScottWashburn Sponsoring Member of TMP13 Mar 2018 6:56 a.m. PST

I believe that all special AAA weapons get a +1 to hit targets with the FLY characteristic, while everyone else gets a -1 to hit.

Centurio Prime13 Mar 2018 7:35 a.m. PST

The manticore is not an anti-air weapon, but with its 2d6 shots that would hit flyers on a 5+ you would at least have a chance of damaging most flyers. You'd be very lucky to shoot one down. You'd be better off targeting a ground target with the manticore and attacking flyers with something else.

Legion 413 Mar 2018 7:36 a.m. PST

Hmmm … ? Thanks guys ! thumbs up I play Epic 6mm, so I'm looking for 40K rule info. I wonder if there are actual stats ? Where are all the 40K guys ? evil grin

Here's where I got the AAA intel about the Manticore: link

Centurio Prime13 Mar 2018 8:23 a.m. PST

in Epic they were able to act as AAA. I don't think that they have the rule in 40k. I don't have my Astra Militarum book with me, I had to search for 40k Manticore Datasheet on google images.

Legion 413 Mar 2018 1:54 p.m. PST

Thanks !

Legion 414 Mar 2018 6:36 a.m. PST

I did get suggestions on TAC CMD to used Hydra or Hunter stats … which IMO either would work … Leaning towards Hunter as it is a missile system just like the Manticore … thumbs up

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