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Fluffwise, obliterators are monstrosities composed of metal and flesh. It got me thinking "if an obliterator can mould his body into any weapon he chooses, why not combine to create a more powerful weapon?"
Note: This is a similar post I put on dakka dakka, a few edits is added

now for the idea.

Rule: Combine and OBLITERATE!
If an Obliterator squad numbers 2 or 3 they may combine into a Dobliterator for +25pts or Tribliterator for +50pts respectively (you can't have 1 obliterator and a dobliterator, the entire squad must combine!)

Yes I know the names are bad, if you can come up with better, please do!

Dobliterator: (Two obliterators)
WS 4
BS 4
S 5
T 5
W 3
I 3
A 3
Ld 9
Sv 2+, 4++

Wargear:
The Dobliterator May choose between these 6 weapons:
TWO TL melta guns, TLflamer or TLplasmas guns OR ONE TLmulti-melta, TLPlasmacannon, or TL Lascannon.
The Dobliterator is also armed with the Doblitacannon
Two Power Fists (+1 attack in close combat)

Special rules:
Monstrous creature (one oblit was big enough!)
Slow and purposeful
Two's a couple (see below)
fearless

Two's A Couple:The Dobliterator may fire on two different targets with its weapons. (As a Monsterous creature, the Dobliterator may fire up to two of its available weapons) This ability allows the Dobliterator to SPLIT its shots as well (lets say hes using the doblitagun, he can choose how many shots are going to which unit). If the Dobliterator chooses to fire at two targets or split his fire; It must take a leadership test, if failed the Dobliterator's BS is reduced to 3 because the two minds within the monster are fighting for control. The firing continues as normal if the leadership is passed.

Doblitagun: The Dobliterator's heads are transformed into two massive guns capable of mass destruction, may choose to fire ONE of this weapons shots instead of using one of the above weapons in the shooting phase.

Charged shot:
Range: 60''
Strength: 6
AP: 4
Type: Ordanance 1, large blast, gets hot!

Scattered shot:
Range: 36''
Strength: 4
AP: 5
Type: Heavy 2, blast

Burst fire:
Range: 48''
Strength: 4
AP: 5
Type: Heavy 2d6


Now for the Triple version!

Tribliterator: (notice the pattern?)
WS 3
BS 4
S 6
T 6
W 4
I 2
A 4
Ld 8
Sv 2+, 3++

Wargear: The Tribliterator May choose between these 6 weapons:
THREE TL melta guns, TLflamer or TLplasmas guns OR TRIPLE LINKED plasmacannon,multimelta,lascannon
The Tribliterator is also armed with The Triblitacannon (see below)
THREE powerfists (this confers an extra attack in close combat, may re-roll to hit)

Triple linked: May re-roll to hit like a twinlinked, and re-roll to wound 4+
If shooting at a vehicle, add +d3 to the armor penetration roll

Special rules: Monstrous creature, Slow and purposeful, Three's a Crowd, fearless

Three's A Crowd: The Tribliterator may fire up to three different targets! BUT is put under even more stress as a third mind is now fighting for control. The Triblitorator must pass a leadership test for each additional target chosen. If any of the tests are failed, the Triblitorator must fire its weapons at ONE of the targets. Also reduce the BS of the Triblitorator by 1 for each failed leadership test (this means if you failed two tests, the Triblitorator has the same BS as an ork! OUCH).

Triblitacannon: A larger and more fiercer version of the Doblitagun, now has three barrels! May choose to fire This weapon instead of the weapons above

Charged shot:
Range: 72''
Strength: 7
AP: 3
Type: Ordanance 2, large blast, gets hot!, ignores cover past 36''

Scattered shot:
Range: 42''
Strength: 5
AP: 4
Type: Heavy 3, blast, ignores cover past 32''

Burst fire:
Range: 60''
Strength: 5
AP: 4
Type: Heavy 3d6, Rending

My thoughts:
I decided to make the upgrade a blessing and a curse. What the Dobliterator and Triblitorator gain in Toughness and firepower, they lose wounds (3-4wounds, 4-6 wounds!) and becoming a large easy to see single large target.

I gave each type a customary weapon that gains in power as you add more obliterators to the mix, but they dis-allow the use of the other weapons since you give up being able to fire two weapons by firing the doblita/triblitacannon ONCE!. choose wisely

Tell me what you think.
 

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thats more so they all point at the same target and it goes bang. These guys are unique
 

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There is an Apocalypse Data sheet that does something similar.
thats more so they all point at the same target and it goes bang. These guys are unique
Indeed; I just wanted to point it out in case you had not seen it.

Overall it looks interesting; I would certainly have no objections for Apocalypse (if onyl to reduce the number of ugly models you had to field).

For ordinary gamers I am mildly against being able to fire at three targets even with the possibility of failing leadership.
 
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