Forces carried by aircraft are often used to establish a landing zone inside enemy territory. The flyers and troops they have transported must hold out against enemy counter-attacks and artillery bombardments until friendly ground forces can break through to reinforce them.
Bad weather allowed the T'au Expeditionary Force to arrive unseen
|Orcas enroute to Tulagik Island.|
Imperial Forces 500pts
T'au Empire 500pts
D3 Primary Objectives
During deployment, the Defender may only deploy Troops choices and any Dedicated Transports they may have. A unit may deployed in either of the Defender's deployment zones, as long as all of its models are in the same zone.
During deployment, the Attacker may only deploy Flyers (including units embarked in them). They do not have to be placed in reserves and may be deployed in the Attacker's deployment zone.
The normal limit of only being able to keep up to half of an army in reserve does not apply to either army.
The Defender goes first unless the Attacker can seize the Initiative.
Standard Victory Points
Each primary Objective is worth 3 Victory Points to the player who controls it.
Slay the Warlord, First Blood, Linebreaker.
Mission Special Rules:
Night Fighting (Enitre game), Reserves.
Preemptive Barrage: Any emplaced weapons on the Defender's fortifications may only fire Snap Shots on the first turn of the battle.