The Elysian Drop Troops are Imperial Guard Regiments known for their rapid deployment capabilities, often deploying by rappelling or grav-chutes from Valkyrie. Photos of my Elysians from D Elysian Drop Troops D Collection by Joel Davies. Photos of my Elysians from D Board owner. Follow. Joel Davies. Hi guys, well ive finally finished my D99 elysian drop troop command squad. One of the guys has a melta gun, i decided to have a try at the olde.

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Through combating this ever-present threat, the Elysians are therefore well trained in ship-to-ship boarding actions, and fighting in concert with orbital support when attacking isolated pirate bases. When making a combat drop, the Elysian Drop Flysian primary objective is to sow devastation and confusion among the enemy as a result of their sudden arrival behind enemy lines.

Log in and join the community. After they are recruited the new Drop Troops are sent to a number of military training bases established across Elysia and the rest of the Elysian System to begin their training, which includes extensive practice handling Grav-Chutesmaking high-orbit insertions, sharpshooter training and extreme environment survival skills.

Further fulfilling the fate of the Elysians to get dicked over, it’s beginning to look like Forge World might even Squat them soon, as most of the squads on the Forge World site are now sold out and no longer available even though they advertised one to be used in Shadow War: The heavy weapons platoon consists of its own command section and heavy weapons squads: So long as you can make your opponent come to you, you can dominate the battlefield.

The type 5 pressure helmet is standard issue to every Elysian trooper, constructed from reinforced plasteel with additional plates on the front of the helmet, making it bulky and uncomfortable but well-armoured.


He counted long, he counted loud, he waited for the shock. As their primary armaments are simple Lasguns Elysian Drop Troops cannot afford to sit back and engage in prolonged firefights with an enemy either.

Elysian Drop Troops wear the PT jump suit, a reinforced coverall made of rugged synthi-canvas. In addition to the Valkyrie transports assigned to each drop company the regiment will also include a tactical air wing with additional transport and attack squadrons.

The standard tall jump boots are designed to provide protection to the ankle during landing. With that in mind here are some general ideas on how to use your army, how to elysina them best and what to defend against:.

Every unit has a function and if you cannot make them perform that function then you shouldn’t have bought it as you’ve essentially wasted the points. Hilariously enough, despite being the most competent guardsmen around, in pretty much all canon conflicts they take part in they get dicked over for one reason or another, though it’s always due to incompetent command, betrayal of some allies or the fuck-ups of other regiments.

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Imperial Guard regiments elysan from Elysia are regarded as somewhat unorthodox. From Warhammer 40k – Lexicanum. It can carry up to twelve individuals in its hold along with heavier equipment attached to it, and is versatile enough to provide fire support for its disembarking passengers. There was blood upon the thrusters, there were brains upon the ‘chute.

Dec 7 Surrounded by untamed worlds, barren moons, and a variety of gas clouds and asteroid fields, the region is a haven for pirates and renegades, who must constantly be kept in check to prevent lawlessness from overrunning the system. They are used to monitor enemy movements and positions, as well as providing targeting data to ground forces and air crews. Regimental insignia is typically applied to the chest plate, while the campaign badge is placed on the knee-pad.


The Elysians come from a verdant world some thirty light years from Armageddontowards the galactic hub. Intestines were a-dangling from his guardsman’s suit. In 6th Edition, with elysain ability to spam flyers from hell to breakfast, Elysians turned from “interesting tactically-flexible army” to “cheesy elyxian of cheesiness,” elysia far beyond almost anything you faced before.

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And he ain’t gonna drop no more. Drop Sentinel companies, composed of a command squadron, several Drop Sentinel squadrons and a Support Sentinel squadron, can be air-dropped along with the infantry and provide them with fire support. Retrieved from ” http: Gory, gory, what a hell of way to die.

His comrades they were heard to ekysian, “A helluva way to die.

Among the d9 weapons available to Elysian Drop Troops are:. Little compares to the awe-inspiring sight of an entire regiment of Elysian Drop Troops, thousands of soldiers strong, dropping by Grav-Chute and rappelling from Valkyrie Assault Carriers, supported by similarly air-mobile Sentinel walkers and Tauros scout vehicles.

Unlike most other regiments these transports are piloted by the Elysians themselves rather than Imperial Navy pilots.