War Machines
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War machines are mechanical constructions that hurl massive projectiles at the foe. Bolt throwers, cannons and stone throwers are all war machines, and there are many other bizarre contraptions to be found in the Warhammer world.

War machines are very powerful and can vary greatly in form and function. For simplicity and sanity, we therefore divide a war machine's rules into two parts. The first part of rules pertains to the rules for the war machine troop type – essentially its chassis and crew – which apply to all war machines. The second part consists of the rules for how each specific type war machine fires.

As with all units, it's worth checking the Bestiary (in the Reference section) so you can be sure which troops are classed as war machines.

  • Split Profile
  • Characteristics Tests
  • The Crew
  • The War Machine
  • Movement (War Machines)
  • Charging a War Machine
  • Shooting at War Machines
  • Shooting with War Machines
  • War Machines in Close Combat
  • War Machines and Panic
  • Bolt Throwers
  • Firing a Bolt Thrower
  • Resolving Bolt Thrower Hits
  • Bolt Throwers and Characters
  • Cannons
  • Firing a Cannon
  • Choose Target (Cannon)
  • Fire!
  • Bounce
  • Who's Been Hit? (Cannon)
  • Direct Hit (Cannon)
  • Grapeshot
  • Firing Grapeshot
  • Black Powder Misfire Chart
  • Stone Throwers
  • Firing a Stone Thrower
  • Scatter (Stone Thrower)
  • Damage (Stone Thrower)
  • Firing Indirectly
  • Stone Thrower Misfire Chart
  • Fire Throwers
  • Firing a Fire Thrower

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