Heresy-Era Storm Shields & Assault Cannons Arrive From Forge World

February 25, 2017 by brennon

Forge World has two new weapon options for your Cataphractii Terminators to use in battle this weekend as they revealed both Assault Cannons and Storm Shields for your Space Marines to carry into battle.

CATAPHRACTII ILIASTUS PATTERN ASSAULT CANNON

These new pattern of Assault Cannons are for those Blood Angels players out there who want some serious firepower to pour down onto the tabletop. Its field tests would almost always lead to disastrous results but it would utterly annihilate whatever it was fired at. You can see how they look on the models here…

CATAPHRACTII ILIASTUS PATTERN ASSAULT CANNON (Terminator)

Slightly more reliably we also have the new Storm Shields for those wargamers who like their Imperial Fists. Acting as the staunch bulwark of the Imperium it makes sense that they’d have some good defensive kit at their disposal.

IMPERIAL FISTS LEGION CATAPHRACTII STORM SHIELDS

These are bulkier than your normal Storm Shields and they provide an impenetrable barrier against oncoming fire when used in the hands of the mighty Terminators of the Space Marines.

IMPERIAL FISTS LEGION CATAPHRACTII STORM SHIELDS (Terminators)

I love the idea of doing up a unit of Imperial Fists holding out in a diorama against numerous foes. Back-to-back they could all have their shields up, fending off the enemy, their armour battered and bullet-ridden but their Storm Shields keeping them in the fighting.

Will you be getting either of these upgrade kits?

"Its [Assault Cannon] field tests would almost always lead to disastrous results but it would utterly annihilate whatever it was fired at..."