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Farsight – 1d4chan
Farsight does not know this, but he has his suspicions, and if he were fsrsight find out that his suspicions are correct he would most likely kill himself upon realizing that he’s been unwittingly farsiyht the life out of his enemies.
The Farsight Enclaves thereafter severed their ties with the T’au Empire and began to govern themselves. The Dawn Blade is made of chronophagic Greek for “time eating” alloys, so whenever Farsight kills something with it his life is extended as the blade steals the life force of its victim and adds it to the wielder’s. So few everyone else will be hard pressed to keep up with him.
He can bring a unit of seven NINE It’s 7th ed Shas’la non-scattering bodyguards with him and give them all meltas, plasma rifles and target locks to allow the squad to fire at several tanks with meltas or blast the enemy MEQs and TEQs on turn 2.
After studying with Papa Puretide himself, Farsight was tarsight the leader of a massive Tau fleet and sent out to do the Empire’s bidding. Farsiggt councils, composed of Ethereals and auxiliary guards, are despatched to question any who are rumoured to have contacts or sympathies with the Farsight Enclaves.
He set up a series of worlds that would become known as the Farsight Enclaves. The underlying reason for the split has intrigued certain admittedly obscure scholar-adepts in the Imperium for many Terran centuries.
He’s not meant to be a one-man or one-Tau badassery show, though; have him work together effectively with his elite battlesuit brethren for best results. Then all of sudden chaos shows up and kills all of our Ethereals. Learning this, the Tau Empire branded Farsight a traitor and renamed the Enclaves the “Forbidden Zone”, smashing all his statues throughout the Empire and trying to wipe him from suppkement memory.
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A branch of the Imperium’s forces had launched a steamroller attack on the sept world, knocking over colonies, shelling planets and smashing fleets to get there. With the latest codex a Farsight Enclave army can actually take the standard Tau systems together with their own! Farsight is back at it again with his Red Crisis suit! So Farsight set out with another huge fleet and a trio of Ethereals to repair the damage and take back planets.
While popular fluff-wise even among non-Tau players for his badassery and generally cool backstory, Commander Farsight wasn’t actually all that useful on the tabletop at first because he came with a shit ton of limitations, like no auxilaries, tanks or Pathfinders and so on, and his massive bodyguard blob was too expensive farsighf risky.
He is also a clone of the Gundam character Char.
The Eight consist of:. The existence of daemons, though, could negate a lot of their highly secular teachings.
Despite the T’au Empire’s efforts to rewrite history – either avoiding mention of the fallen hero or painting him as a cowardly deserter — there is still support for Farsight amongst the existing Septs. Suppplement this costly battle Farsight discovered an ancient sword called the Dawn Blade, as well as statues bearing medallions that somehow repelled entities of Chaos.
Modified version of the Tau’va. Crimson Fists Rules Leaked.
Surprisingly, despite having a sword that eats souls and adds their would-be lifespan to Farsight’s, he doesn’t have eternal warrior, leading to him getting his face smashed in by anything with Str 8. Puretide’s three top pupils Farsight, Shadowsun and Kaisall aggressive commanders with a bitter rivalry between them, were chosen for this. This is similar to the Empra’s plan although it is equally if not more stupid, since the Tau are able to be possessed by Daemons and do not have the ability to detect this possession themselves.
Shas’O Vior’la Shovah Kais Mont’yralso known as Commander Farsight or “Da Redd Committ” to Orks, who, like all Tauhas the longest name in the freaking world it’s actually even longer; his earlier names, like Shoh, are rarely used now that he has his honorary titlesis the closest thing the Tau have to a stone-cold badass.
This didn’t sit well with everyone, especially members of the Fire Caste, and contacts within the Empire soon began secretly supplying the Enclaves with new weapons and hardware. If those in our heartland had witnessed the savageries of the void as have we, they would know this.
Puretide’s many pupils were all famous warriors in their own right, and Puretide himself was so valuable that before he died of old age, the Earth Caste actually scanned his brain and encoded portions of his brilliance into what they called Puretide engram neurochips in order to help train future commanders.
As he continued to ponder, it became obvious to the Commander that the T’au Empire’s leadership was not benignor at the very least woefully ignorant or in denial regarding the true perils of the galaxy.
When sighted generations later, these forces and fleets bore markings similar in design to those used by the T’au Empire, but in colours and patterns never sanctioned. During this battle Farsight became aware of the unsettling power of human psyker and warp technology as well as their incredible fanaticism, and began to recognize an element of the latter in his own doctrines.
Moreover, Farsight can now be taken in a game of any size. Few who are questioned are seen again. Limitations on Commanders, no ethereals, and lack of units that can keep up with Farsight drag his sept down in comparison to others though. However, Farsight’s personal gut instincts and a desire for close, aggressive combat put him at odds with the Empire’s battle doctrine. Farsight’s band of battlesuit aces. I think there was a bit of confusion there because I believe Games Workshop alluded to that being the case.
The Farsight Enclaves are a series of heavily-fortified T’au colony worlds that are independent and indeed opposed to the rule of the T’au Empire. Farsight most resembles some sort of hybrid of Char Aznable Red Battlesuit, separatist philosophies, arch-rivalry with a White Battlesuited ace pilot Oda Nobunaga Ruthlesss pragmatism, scorched earth tactics, close range firearms tacticsHojo Tokimune Rallying the troops against an unstoppable horde of barbarians and Kambei Shimada Get it?
Farsight proceeded to enact what could only be described as Ork genocide, the likes of which would make Yarrick proud.
Farsight sucked it up and continued on as best he could, and finally was promoted to a battlesuit piloting role that he took to with gusto. December 29th — Imperial Knights Dethroned. Farsight is one of very few Tau units who you actually want to be in an assault as opposed to shooting.
Luckily he’s still able to come to and leave when the ship begins getting overrun with Daemons, as for some reason the ship never fully left the warp when it began its aupplement on the Tau.