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Vanguard Veteran Squad
Elite sm vanguard veteran squad Dow2 dec anti infantry melee 2 Dow2 dec upgrade jump Faction Space Marines Health 1600 Buy Reinf. Upkeep
Tier 3 Courage 100 Dow2 requisition 100 83 12.75
Armor heavy_infantry Sight radius 40 Dow2 power 30 8
Size small Detect radius 5 Dow2 popcap 20
XP value 260 Speed 5 Dow2 time 15
Death +22 Model count 4
Melee skill 70
Elite heavy jump infantry. Durable and effective at disruption and melee. Data version: 2.0.10

Assault Squads are First Company Space Marine jump infantry units specialised in melee combat. Equipped with heavy armour, jump packs and specialized close-combat weapons they are tough and capable fighters able to move rapidly to where they are needed most.

  • Maximum of 1 unit
  • Permanent upgrade from the Assault Squad
  • Very durable jump infantry, strong melee capabilities
  • Armed with a Thunder Hammer, Lightning Claw and Power Swords dealing good damage to all infantry
  • Can upgrade from Thunder Hammer to Power Fist to deal with vehicles