Tau will probably have the hardest time against them. It takes 12 pulse hits to kill one Plague Marine (versus 4.5 against a Marine), while our main anti-MEQ weapons (plasma rifle, rail rifle and to some degree Vespid) will have trouble wounding and won't ignore the FNP ability.
Afghan Jones wrote:San'em, thats exactly right, but thats the whole point isnt it, that its only the really heavy hitting stuff that can do the damage.
Total Jones wrote:TRUE GRIT: The Plague Marines lost it in the new codex. Make sure your chaos partner is aware of this. They can no longer hold that Bolter w/ one hand giving them the +1 attack in CC. Although, they can now get a +1 attack for charging.
fiendil wrote:They lost True Grit, but their basic loadout of kit includes Bolter, Bolt Pistol, CCW, and Frag and Blight grenades. If you charge them, they get 2 attacks each, and you lose your bonus attack for charging. If they charge, that's 3 attacks (+ Frag if relevant).
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