The Damocles Crusade (also known as the Damocles Gulf Crusade) was a major campaign against the Tau Empire by the Imperium of Man. The Crusade was based around a dozen capital starships of the Imperial Navy, five As Imperial forces now made preparations to cross the Damocles Gulf. Gathered within this anthology are four action-packed novellas focusing on the cataclysmic campaign in the Damocles Gulf. Each tale sheds light on a different.

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However, superior Tau night-vision equipment led to heavy losses in night raids that only Space Marine patrols could alleviate. The Imperials engaged with seven Tau warships, and it was their first real insight into what the aliens were capable of, finding the Tau ships having fantastic long-range capabilities and escorts that protected their ships from Imperial bombers. The Tau fleet disengaged almost immediately and was not seriously damaged.

It could be some other bit of psychology like that. Age of the Dark Imperium Mongoing.

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The Apocalypse Battleship Calor Step 2. Oberon-class battleship “Litany of Litany’s Cusade 2 additional battleships: Their first targets were worlds in which human colonists committed the crime of co-existing with the Tau, but since this was the practical version of the Imperium, instead of blowing up the planets they punished the humans damoxles dealt with the Taupurged the aliens and left everyone else alone with a threat. To begin with the drop was contested by large numbers of Tau flyers, and while the drop was eventually successful it bought the Tau the time they needed to set up.

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The local road network was excellent and the Imperial advance soon neared the Tau city of Gel’bryn before the aliens were able to form a stable defensive line. GarmilatorCrusadw 11, Jack of all trades. In other languages Deutsch. You may have up to 20 Strike Cruisers total Escort squadron 6 Escorts – points. Resistance from the Inquisition and Adeptus Astartes to this course of action was overruled by the arrival of an express astropathic order in late Not one to miss an opportunity, Rogue Traders and merchants who didn’t particularly care who they dealt with went to explore the eastern fringes and they started ‘less’ violent meetings with them.

As in it can take on any two other armies on a mountainous planet in an urban area and still beat the hell out of them. Seven Tau warships of approximately Cruiser displacement were detected on the edge of the Hydass System.

The Imperial Crusade fleet then moved deeper into Tau Empire territory. Want to add to the discussion?

The word should be struck from the language. Taking advantage of the well-made Tau roads, Imperial forces initially advanced rapidly using Titans and armored forces as the spearhead. They end up caught in it and do not contribute to the final battle in any way.

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The Crusade forces were allowed to withdraw back into Imperial space unmolested, allowing the Fire Caste to swiftly reclaim those Tau Sept worlds it had lost to the Imperium’s offensive at the outset of the conflict.

Despite Air caste overwhelming orbital victory humans still managed deploy reinforcements of White Scars, Imperial Knights of house Terryn and Catachan Jungle Fighters to aid local defenders. Astartes from the Scythes of the Emperor Chapter established a landing zone and the 17th Brimlock Dragoons Regiment of the Imperial Guard were landed to provide heavy support. Looking for a game to just hop into? You are the ultimate weapon in the Emperor’s armoury: Appearing seemingly out of nowhere after suddenly powering up their main systems, a Kroot warsphere headed directly for the Imperial troop transports.


You have a default of 2 Companies; the 2nd Company and the 3rd Company. An Imperial Guard general in the area had been planning a rebellion for a long time, building a massive armada of starships secretly before hand. The Crusade was based around a dozen capital starships of the Imperial Navyfive provisional companies of Space Marinesand nineteen Regiments of Imperial Guardseven of them from Brimlock.

The following is an excerpt from the Imperial Infantryman’s uplifting primer. In fact, it was just a distraction to bleed the Damocles sector of reinforcements and the stationed Tau forces which Sicarius mistakenly estimated as million-sized masquerading as entire Third Sphere army was really but a minor fraction of what the Tau Empire actually prepared for war. While the Crusade pushed ever nearer Sy’l’kell’s main population centers, the Tau evacuated the most qualified Earth Caste workers and dismantled any of their advanced technology.