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Chaos Raptors ready to kill.

— when a Raptor Squad is finished training.

The Raptor Squad are a basic Heavy Infantry unit, having higher stats than the Cultist Squad. They can be trained at the Chaos Temple for 280 Requisition and requires 2 Squad population. Each squad always start out with 4 members by default but can be increased at a price of 70 Requisition.

Description[]

  • Heavy Infantry
  • Fast attack close combat unit, good at breaking morale in close combat.
  • Jetpacks quickly around, and over, the battlefield.
  • Weapon upgrades effective against heavy infantry and breaking morale.
  • Effective against Infantry.

Stats[]

Raptor Squads have:

  • 300 Morale
  • Deals 38-47 melee damage
  • Deals 12-15 ranged damage
  • Have a maximum squad size of 10.
  • Have a maximum weapon upgrade limit of 1.

Strategy[]

Raptors are the Space Marine equivalent of the Assault Marines, equipped with jetpacks and melee weapons. Raptor Squads can also carry flamers or plasma guns; as a tradeoff an Assault Marine Squad can usually beat a Raptor Squad in straight hand-to-hand. When facing these, keep an eye on your melee-weak infantry (Scout Marines, Tactical Marines) and don't just stand there if a Raptor Squad engages them. Dance away while your other ranged units shoot at them, and engage them with a melee unit if possible. If you don't have anything, try running around a turret until most of them die.

Quotes[]

When selected[]

  1. We live for the hunt.
  2. We soar on wings of fire.
  3. What would you have us do?
  4. Point us at our prey.

When moved[]

  1. Fly against the enemy.
  2. None can travel faster.
  3. We shall strike them from the skies.

When using Jump[]

  1. Raptors! To the hunt!
  2. Take to the skies!
  3. They will never see us coming.

When ordered to attack[]

  1. We will tear the flesh from their bones!
  2. We can taste their blood already.
  3. They will not escape us.

When attacking[]

  1. You are already dead!
  2. You cannot overcome us!
  3. Tear their eyes out!
  4. Death from above!
  5. You cannot even die right!

When capturing Strategic Points and Critical Locations[]

  1. Raptors! Take the point!
  2. It is easily done.

When Strategic Points and Critical Locations have been captured[]

  1. The point is ours.
  2. We have it, as ordered.

When morale has been depleted[]

  1. Flee! The enemy has us in their grasp!
  2. We must retreat!
  3. Take to the skies!

When morale has been restored[]

  1. We are back for more blood!
  2. We return to battle. And this time we will not fail!
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