Venerable Dreadnought
Dow2 sm venerable dreadnought icon Faction Space Marines Health 1750 Buy Reinf. Upkeep
Tier 3 Courage Dow2 requisition 600 45.9
Armor vehicle Sight radius 40 Dow2 power 50
Size large Detect radius 5 Dow2 popcap 18
XP value 700 Speed 4.5 Dow2 time 0
Death +72 Model count 1
Melee skill
Specialised meele walker unit inspires nearby troops when killing enemies temporarily increasing their stats. Data version: 2.1

Changes from retail DowII:Retribution

  • Charge no longer knockbacks retreating units.

The Venerable Dreadnought is a more powerful melee-only variant of the Space Marine Dreadnought. It is more durable and effective, has an extra charge ability, and enters a 10-second invulnerable "death throes" mode before dying but comes without ranged options.

  • Only available to the Techmarine through the Venerable Dreadnought Drop Pod global call-in ability for a cost of Dow2 req 16600 Dow2 pow 1650 Dow2 global 16300
  • Killing enemy units inspires allies in radius 45, removing suppression, reducing received suppression by 20%, and increasing damage by 20% for Rt time 1620
  • Has more health and does more damage than regular Dreadnoughts
  • Has no upgrades and only Heavy Flamers for ranged damage
  • Has the Emperor's Fist stun ability and can also charge through infantry
  • Upon death (reaching 0 health), the walker becomes invulnerable and immune to slow/stun effects for Rt time 1610, also inspiring allied infantry in radius 35, removing 20 courage damage, reducing received courage damage by 10%, and increasing damage by 5% each second until it falters

Changes from retail DowII:Retribution

  • Venerable Dreadnought rotation rate increased from 200 to 275
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