Achilles Ridgerunner

The Tauros' civilian cousin.

The little brother of the Goliath Truck. The Achilles Ridgerunner is a type of Imperial vehicle that is traditionally employed by mining guilds, construction workers, and geological surveyors as exploration vehicles that is often used by Genestealer Cults.

OverviewEdit

Ridgerunner drivers use them to range into hazardous frontier environments, in order to scan for promising resource deposits and communicate their location back to base. Though the Ridgerunner is not specifically designed for military use, Genestealer Cults can convert these these rugged vehicles into remarkably effective outriders and scout vehicles. For an interesting trivia, the driver's cockpit entrance is an open hatch door like that of a tank, pretty nifty for a industrial mining vehicle that has to deal with atmospheric storms and geological disturbances.

In a Cult's hands the Ridgerunner's heavy mining lasers, which are normally used to unearth rich seams of valuable minerals and rare metals, can be used as highly effective weapons that can sear through the armoured hulls of vehicles. If need be though, the mining lasers can be switched out for a missile launcher or even a heavy mortar. The Cults will also add additional firepower to the Ridgerunner, in the form of two heavy stubbers that are placed in the front of the vehicle which are ostensibly meant to fend off wildlife, raiders, and xenos.

For all intents and purposes, it is a Genestealer Tauros.

Members of the Genestealer Cult
Cult Leaders: Broodlord - Genestealer Patriarch
Specialists: Genestealer Magus - Jackal Alphus - Genestealer Primus
Genestealer Locus - Nexos - Clamavus - Biophagus
Cultists: Abominants - Atalan Jackal - Alchemicus Familiars
Brood Brothers - Genestealers - Genestealer Aberrants
Genestealer Familiars - Sanctus - Mindwyrm Familiars
Soulsight Familiars
Hybrids: Acolyte Hybrids - Hybrid Metamorphs
Neophyte Hybrids - Kelermorph Hybrids
Vehicles: Achilles Ridgerunner - Chimera - Goliath Truck
Leman Russ - Sentinel - Wolfquad - Dirtcycle
Tectonic Fragdrill
Allies: Tyranids
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Onager Dunecrawler - Penitent Engine - Sentinel - Sydonian Dragoon
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Light
Vehicles
Atlas Recovery Tank - Bane Wolf - Bike Squad - Centaur Utility Vehicle - Scylla Light Tank
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Exorcist - Griffon Heavy Mortar Carrier - Hunter - Hydra Flak Tank
Manticore Launcher Tank - Medusa Siege Gun - Rapier Armoured Carrier
Stalker - Thunderfire Cannon - Whirlwind - Wyvern Suppression Tank
Superheavy
Tanks
Baneblade - Capitol Imperialis - Cerberus Heavy Tank Destroyer
Fellblade - Leviathan - Macharius Heavy Tank - Macrocarid Explorator
Malcador Heavy Tank - Mastodon - Ordinatus - Typhon Heavy Siege Tank
Skimmers Javelin Attack Speeder - Grav-Rhino - Land Speeder - Pallas Grav-Attack
Flyers Caestus Assault Ram - Corvus Blackstar - Fire Raptor - Nephilim Jetfighter - Sky Talon
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Tetrarch Heavy Lander
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