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To put the armor thing to bed.. if you can take an inq in Terminator armor, which is much harder to come by, then there’s absolutely zero reason why they shouldn’t have access to power armor lol

The wargear options and acolytes don’t have models and don’t apply to the rule of “must have models for rules”. Here is a case of poorly written rules where they are picking and choosing what makes sense or not. It’s stupid plain and simple
   
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 Mr Morden wrote:

Conversely (the non psychic) Amberley Vail often works in "civilian clothes" and relies on concealable force fields BUT when she knows she is going into a heavy combat - like say your average 40k tabletop battlefield guess what she gets out her custom Artifcer Power armour so she can kick ass and more importantly not die.

Saying yeah she (and other inquisitors) sometimes get caught in firefights without it is fine - Claiming that somehow Inqusitors should not have it as a OPTION is just trolling.

Poor show sir poor show


Oh, im not saying they SHOULDNT have it as an option, im merely putting forward some fluff based reasons why GW may have restricted PA to their Special Characters

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JWBS wrote:

I'm not going to re-read the lunacy that is the last few pages of this thread, but I'd be very surprised if anyone actually said that. Even that one guy banging on about how relatively difficult it might be for an Inquisitor to acquire power armour, I don't think even that guy said that.
 
   
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 Inquisitor Kallus wrote:
 Mr Morden wrote:

Conversely (the non psychic) Amberley Vail often works in "civilian clothes" and relies on concealable force fields BUT when she knows she is going into a heavy combat - like say your average 40k tabletop battlefield guess what she gets out her custom Artifcer Power armour so she can kick ass and more importantly not die.

Saying yeah she (and other inquisitors) sometimes get caught in firefights without it is fine - Claiming that somehow Inqusitors should not have it as a OPTION is just trolling.

Poor show sir poor show


Oh, im not saying they SHOULDNT have it as an option, im merely putting forward some fluff based reasons why GW may have restricted PA to their Special Characters

No, you’re mischaracterizing sound arguments into ‘I’m just gonna run to the Power Armor store and grab some power armor.’ Quit being a jackhat. Inquisitors can get power armor if they want to.

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JWBS wrote:

OK guys. Eisenhorn didn't use power armour. I think it's pretty conclusive at this point, this dude's logic is unassailable. Eisenhorn didn't have it. ipso facto. All done.


Yes, just because Eisenhorn doesnt wear power armour means no one else should........... . Well done for putting words in my mouth. Do you work for FOX news?


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 Lord Damocles wrote:

Eisenhorn doesn't even wear a helmet.


No, but I heard he wears a box...... 3+save!


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 Apple Peel wrote:
 Inquisitor Kallus wrote:
 Mr Morden wrote:

Conversely (the non psychic) Amberley Vail often works in "civilian clothes" and relies on concealable force fields BUT when she knows she is going into a heavy combat - like say your average 40k tabletop battlefield guess what she gets out her custom Artifcer Power armour so she can kick ass and more importantly not die.

Saying yeah she (and other inquisitors) sometimes get caught in firefights without it is fine - Claiming that somehow Inqusitors should not have it as a OPTION is just trolling.

Poor show sir poor show


Oh, im not saying they SHOULDNT have it as an option, im merely putting forward some fluff based reasons why GW may have restricted PA to their Special Characters

No, you’re mischaracterizing sound arguments into ‘I’m just gonna run to the Power Armor store and grab some power armor.’ Quit being a jackhat. Inquisitors can get power armor if they want to.


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Yes, sorry, I stand corrected, all the lore ive ever read about the Inquisition is wrong, everything ive been told is a lie, I shouldnt bring any of it up and I should pander to everyone else. I am so sorry, I am fake news...

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JWBS wrote:

I'm not going to re-read the lunacy that is the last few pages of this thread, but I'd be very surprised if anyone actually said that. Even that one guy banging on about how relatively difficult it might be for an Inquisitor to acquire power armour, I don't think even that guy said that.
 
   
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 Inquisitor Kallus wrote:

*activates servo skull 'Sarcasm101'*
Yes, sorry, I stand corrected, all the lore ive ever read about the Inquisition is wrong, everything ive been told is a lie, I shouldnt bring any of it up and I should pander to everyone else. I am so sorry, I am fake news...

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 Inquisitor Kallus wrote:

*activates servo skull 'Sarcasm101'*
Yes, sorry, I stand corrected, all the lore ive ever read about the Inquisition is wrong, everything ive been told is a lie, I shouldnt bring any of it up and I should pander to everyone else. I am so sorry, I am fake news...

The problem seems to be that you don't understand what you're reading.


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This isn't sarcasm, it's 100% factual information.

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 Lord Damocles wrote:

Eisenhorn doesn't even wear a helmet.


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To those saying there have never been Inquisitor models in Terminator Armour... that actually isn't true. While they are by no means current models. They have existed (I owned one of them myself for my Daemon Hunters army).
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Probably not a coincidence that they were part of a *fairly* recent Made to Order wave from GW.
   
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 NH Gunsmith wrote:
To those saying there have never been Inquisitor models in Terminator Armour... that actually isn't true. While they are by no means current models. They have existed (I owned one of them myself for my Daemon Hunters army).


Never said they haven’t, but I’d hardly call reproducing decades old models to fill that void of “hey here’s the reason” is really poor. It’s a collectors thing. Then there’s zero reason for chaos not to have the ass cannon or there be fantasy ninjas or legion of the damned to not have rules for sergeant centurious.
You could argue that the more recent metals when the daemonhunter codex came out could be artificer or power armor because those were included in the old rules and those were the models to represent them. So if they are in fact releasing them again then they should have those rules available.
Just because the armor is esoteric doesn’t mean it can’t be “power armor”

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 NH Gunsmith wrote:
To those saying there have never been Inquisitor models in Terminator Armour...

I'm not going to re-read the lunacy that is the last few pages of this thread, but I'd be very surprised if anyone actually said that. Even that one guy banging on about how relatively difficult it might be for an Inquisitor to acquire power armour, I don't think even that guy said that.
   
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JWBS wrote:
 NH Gunsmith wrote:
To those saying there have never been Inquisitor models in Terminator Armour...

I'm not going to re-read the lunacy that is the last few pages of this thread, but I'd be very surprised if anyone actually said that. Even that one guy banging on about how relatively difficult it might be for an Inquisitor to acquire power armour, I don't think even that guy said that.


I read it a couple pages back while skimming through the silliness of this thread.

 Irbis wrote:

And yet, there are no models of Inquisitors in terminator armor (nor there ever were, unless you count that beyond ancient not-GK model with not-storm bolter that is somehow a psycannon) despite rules being out. Go figure...


GaroRobe wrote:
Probably not a coincidence that they were part of a *fairly* recent Made to Order wave from GW.


Oh really? I have been pretty far out of the GW loop the last year or so, kind of bummed I missed that since I sold off my Daemon Hunters army many years ago.

dogfender wrote:
 NH Gunsmith wrote:
To those saying there have never been Inquisitor models in Terminator Armour... that actually isn't true. While they are by no means current models. They have existed (I owned one of them myself for my Daemon Hunters army).


Never said they haven’t, but I’d hardly call reproducing decades old models to fill that void of “hey here’s the reason” is really poor. It’s a collectors thing. Then there’s zero reason for chaos not to have the ass cannon or there be fantasy ninjas or legion of the damned to not have rules for sergeant centurious.
You could argue that the more recent metals when the daemonhunter codex came out could be artificer or power armor because those were included in the old rules and those were the models to represent them. So if they are in fact releasing them again then they should have those rules available.
Just because the armor is esoteric doesn’t mean it can’t be “power armor”


I feel like you are reading a bit more into my original post than intended. I was not arguing about what options the models in the WD Index should/should not have. Personally I would love for Inquisitors to have even more options, since they have a vast majority of the Imperium at their disposal. My original post was only in response to somebody saying there was never a model of Inquisitors in Terminator Armour (even though that individual decided one if the two didn't count?). Nothing more.

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 NH Gunsmith wrote:
To those saying there have never been Inquisitor models in Terminator Armour... that actually isn't true. While they are by no means current models. They have existed (I owned one of them myself for my Daemon Hunters army).


I think only one person claimed they didn't exist. The rest of us just wish they never did. Some of the ugliest models GW ever made. Yikes.
   
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Quasistellar wrote:
 NH Gunsmith wrote:
To those saying there have never been Inquisitor models in Terminator Armour... that actually isn't true. While they are by no means current models. They have existed (I owned one of them myself for my Daemon Hunters army).


I think only one person claimed they didn't exist. The rest of us just wish they never did. Some of the ugliest models GW ever made. Yikes.


The top picture in my post (the one painted purple), actually cleans up quite nicely if you swap the arms with metal/plastic Terminator arms from the old Marine Terminators. Wish I still had mine, as I had tons of fun games with it.

But, for the most part I agree with you, they are pretty gak models. You really do have to do a bit of work to them to make them passable. Especially when it is far easier to just use the old metal Marine Terminator Captain model and swap the sword hand for a hammer, since that is a much better representation of a human in Terminator Armour versus using the larger plastics and doing a head swap.
   
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Quasistellar wrote:
 NH Gunsmith wrote:
To those saying there have never been Inquisitor models in Terminator Armour... that actually isn't true. While they are by no means current models. They have existed (I owned one of them myself for my Daemon Hunters army).


I think only one person claimed they didn't exist. The rest of us just wish they never did. Some of the ugliest models GW ever made. Yikes.

Disagree. They're both classics and I have fond memories of seeing them newly minted and painted (to what I thought was an amazingly high standard) in the display cabinet of my local GW store back then. Great models.


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 NH Gunsmith wrote:


But, for the most part I agree with you, they are pretty gak models. You really do have to do a bit of work to them to make them passable. Especially when it is far easier to just use the old metal Marine Terminator Captain model and swap the sword hand for a hammer, since that is a much better representation of a human in Terminator Armour versus using the larger plastics and doing a head swap.

Compared to the rest of the late 80s RT stuff? They're very good. These, along with the original GK Terminators, were firm favourites for me http://www.bolterandchainsword.com/uploads/1305497049/gallery_23369_1806_36652.jpg

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JWBS wrote:

I'm not going to re-read the lunacy that is the last few pages of this thread, but I'd be very surprised if anyone actually said that. Even that one guy banging on about how relatively difficult it might be for an Inquisitor to acquire power armour, I don't think even that guy said that.
 
   
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I still have my RT era models - still use them too

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A lot of Inquisitors operate in the shadows, not wishing to be seen. What use would they have for a big obvious suit of power armour?

The problem here is that people are treating the Inquisition as some monolithic organisation that can command anyone to do whatever they want with total authority. That's not what the Inquisition is.

They are a loose collective of individuals that, mostly tend to operate entirely alone, and gather their own followers/retainers as their career progresses. They come together in small groups when necessary or out of tradition. They don't punch in at the local Inquisitors'R'Us and get their weekly assignments from a General Inquisitor Manager.

The power Inquisitors wield is absolute, but also imaginary. What I mean by that is that they can command whatever they want, as long as the people they're commanding also recognise that power. A random Inquisitor cannot go to a Forge World and go "Build me an Emperor Class Battleship!" and expect it to be done. An Inquisitor would need to have serious clout, a reputation with that Forge World, or a clear mandate that the Forge World is obligated to follow. Without that he's just some dude screaming about getting his own space ship.

In an Inquisitor really wants power armour that much, I'm sure they can get it, just as they could acquire pretty much anything they strived for. But it's not like they walk into McMechanicus and order a Grimdark Meal and get it free with their corpse starch and fries. There are more layers to it. More nuance.

And, as an aside, the idea that something being "rare" would make it hard for an Inquisitor to acquire is laughable. Remember: Plasma guns are considered rare in the Imperium. So rare in fact that they can only afford to give 1 out of every 10 Guardsman a Plasma Gun. That's what "rare" means.

(Should I have stopped and not typed all that JWBS?)

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 Mr Morden wrote:
I still have my RT era models - still use them too

I wish I still did - the Ordo Malleus and Inquisitor Terminator pack was my favourite RT-era purchase.

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 H.B.M.C. wrote:
A lot of Inquisitors operate in the shadows, not wishing to be seen. What use would they have for a big obvious suit of power armour?

The problem here is that people are treating the Inquisition as some monolithic organisation that can command anyone to do whatever they want with total authority. That's not what the Inquisition is.

They are a loose collective of individuals that, mostly tend to operate entirely alone, and gather their own followers/retainers as their career progresses. They come together in small groups when necessary or out of tradition. They don't punch in at the local Inquisitors'R'Us and get their weekly assignments from a General Inquisitor Manager.

The power Inquisitors wield is absolute, but also imaginary. What I mean by that is that they can command whatever they want, as long as the people they're commanding also recognise that power. A random Inquisitor cannot go to a Forge World and go "Build me an Emperor Class Battleship!" and expect it to be done. An Inquisitor would need to have serious clout, a reputation with that Forge World, or a clear mandate that the Forge World is obligated to follow. Without that he's just some dude screaming about getting his own space ship.

In an Inquisitor really wants power armour that much, I'm sure they can get it, just as they could acquire pretty much anything they strived for. But it's not like they walk into McMechanicus and order a Grimdark Meal and get it free with their corpse starch and fries. There are more layers to it. More nuance.

And, as an aside, the idea that something being "rare" would make it hard for an Inquisitor to acquire is laughable. Remember: Plasma guns are considered rare in the Imperium. So rare in fact that they can only afford to give 1 out of every 10 Guardsman a Plasma Gun. That's what "rare" means.

(Should I have stopped and not typed all that JWBS?)

Actually some in the lore do have great big headquarters and check in with each other.

This baffles me - people who are familiar with the lore know that many Inquisitors are not living from hand to mouth - yes they might conduct undercover investigations - OR just as often often have their minons do it for them - watching through their eyes via tech of pyschic means if they like.

.....but they also have to be prepared to go up against some incredably dangerous foes.

They often travel in their own spaceships - which is a good place to carry your own custom suit of artifcer armour - for those times when you need it. In fact its almost a cliche to have them posign as Rogue Traders - another group who absolutely can equip themselves and anyone they like with Power Armour - if they want.

So having it as an Option just seems logical - along with the Artifcer version, Terminator armour and more concealable defences like Conversion and Displacer Fields - Ordo Herecticus should really have access to a Rosarius.... That way Inqusitors can be fielded as they are in the lore - all different - some toting an attitude and psyhic shields, other ina Artifcer armour with a power fist and hv bolter.

still its better than it was before the WD Codex.

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 Mr Morden wrote:
Actually some in the lore do have great big headquarters and check in with each other.
Yeah, some. It's not a centralised organisation like most of the others in 40K. That an Inquisitor or group of Inquisitors sets up their own special clubhouse is about as likely as an Inquisitor who never meets another of his kind for his entire career (after becoming an Inquisitor, that is).

The point I'm making is that there is no set "pattern" for Inquisitors. They are one of the most wide and varied organisations in the Imperium, running everything from scholars surrounded by dusty scrolls to firebrands in gleaming gold armour wielding mighty Daemon Hammers. And everything in between.

   
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 H.B.M.C. wrote:
 Mr Morden wrote:
Actually some in the lore do have great big headquarters and check in with each other.
Yeah, some. It's not a centralised organisation like most of the others in 40K. That an Inquisitor or group of Inquisitors sets up their own special clubhouse is about as likely as an Inquisitor who never meets another of his kind for his entire career (after becoming an Inquisitor, that is).

The point I'm making is that there is no set "pattern" for Inquisitors. They are one of the most wide and varied organisations in the Imperium, running everything from scholars surrounded by dusty scrolls to firebrands in gleaming gold armour wielding mighty Daemon Hammers. And everything in between.

Except ones who wear power armour! Those do not exist!

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 Crimson wrote:
Except ones who wear power armour! Those do not exist!
The Decree Passive actually has a footnote indicating that no Inquisitor can ever wear power armour. If you have ever seen an Inquisitor in power armour, it was an illusion. They were probably a psyker tricking you.

But wasn't the Decree Passive for the Adeptus Ministorum? That's just what they want you to think!!!

(Actually it would be pretty funny if there was some ancient AdMech clause that prevented them from giving power armour out to the Inquisition, but they were fine giving out Artificer and Terminator armour! )

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 H.B.M.C. wrote:
 Mr Morden wrote:
Actually some in the lore do have great big headquarters and check in with each other.
Yeah, some. It's not a centralised organisation like most of the others in 40K. That an Inquisitor or group of Inquisitors sets up their own special clubhouse is about as likely as an Inquisitor who never meets another of his kind for his entire career (after becoming an Inquisitor, that is).

The point I'm making is that there is no set "pattern" for Inquisitors. They are one of the most wide and varied organisations in the Imperium, running everything from scholars surrounded by dusty scrolls to firebrands in gleaming gold armour wielding mighty Daemon Hammers. And everything in between.


Yep so the Codex should cater for all those options

Inqusitor with just basic gear and Lord Inquisitor, commander of armies in his or her glorious suite of custom armour.

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 Mr Morden wrote:
Yep so the Codex should cater for all those options

Inqusitor with just basic gear and Lord Inquisitor, commander of armies in his or her glorious suite of custom armour.
You know I actually kinda disagree.

For whatever reasons GW gave that Inquisitors have no place on the battlefield, they're actually half right. A set of Inquisition rules for 40K should cover the Inquisitors who are the ones to take to the field of battle. The ancient scholars and folks arguing about heresies or conducting long-term investigations or acting as master manipulators sending minions out into the galaxy - those shouldn't be on the 40k table. They're right about that. But the rest, yeah, in their armour (as long as it's not super-duper-ultra rare power armour!), they should be out there kicking heretic/alien/daemonic ass with all sorts of wonderful options.

   
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 H.B.M.C. wrote:
A lot of Inquisitors operate in the shadows, not wishing to be seen. What use would they have for a big obvious suit of power armour?

The problem here is that people are treating the Inquisition as some monolithic organisation that can command anyone to do whatever they want with total authority. That's not what the Inquisition is.

They are a loose collective of individuals that, mostly tend to operate entirely alone, and gather their own followers/retainers as their career progresses. They come together in small groups when necessary or out of tradition. They don't punch in at the local Inquisitors'R'Us and get their weekly assignments from a General Inquisitor Manager.

The power Inquisitors wield is absolute, but also imaginary. What I mean by that is that they can command whatever they want, as long as the people they're commanding also recognise that power. A random Inquisitor cannot go to a Forge World and go "Build me an Emperor Class Battleship!" and expect it to be done. An Inquisitor would need to have serious clout, a reputation with that Forge World, or a clear mandate that the Forge World is obligated to follow. Without that he's just some dude screaming about getting his own space ship.

In an Inquisitor really wants power armour that much, I'm sure they can get it, just as they could acquire pretty much anything they strived for. But it's not like they walk into McMechanicus and order a Grimdark Meal and get it free with their corpse starch and fries. There are more layers to it. More nuance.

And, as an aside, the idea that something being "rare" would make it hard for an Inquisitor to acquire is laughable. Remember: Plasma guns are considered rare in the Imperium. So rare in fact that they can only afford to give 1 out of every 10 Guardsman a Plasma Gun. That's what "rare" means.

(Should I have stopped and not typed all that JWBS?)

All is forgiven, lol

Thank the Emperor that someone else looks at the lore in depth (you wrote for FFG 40k RPs right?)

As ive said, I have no problem with Inquisitors having access to PA, but they dont all wear it, and if they dont, it doesnt mean theyre 'bad at their job' as someone said earlier. Their job isnt to be on the field of battle in dangerous warzones all the time (most of them anyway). Just because powered armour exists it doesnt mean they can simply pick it up as many people think, just as they cant just click their fingers and have 10 space Marine Chapters, 40 guard regiments a battlegroup of Warlord Titans and a fleet of Imperial craft at their beck and call.
I mentioned earlier that it might be because GW wants to keep their special characters 'more special' and the Inquisitors you make in 40k are lower level more generic versions. Personally I cant see a balance reason as to why they wouldnt allow them access to PA, so I can only imagine it may be for lore (less likely) or monetary reasons (pushing special characters). I wouldnt be surprised to see another codex/supplement/whatever come out with a set of rules allowing custom Inquisitors to take PA. Isnt there a precedence with armour for Space Marines where only certain individuals (SCs?) could have articifer armour and custom HQs didnt have access to it? I remember people being outraged at the time

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I'm not going to re-read the lunacy that is the last few pages of this thread, but I'd be very surprised if anyone actually said that. Even that one guy banging on about how relatively difficult it might be for an Inquisitor to acquire power armour, I don't think even that guy said that.
 
   
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 Inquisitor Kallus wrote:
Get in with your bad self, it's adventure time with Jaq Draco!!



I know a lot of people didn't like The Inquisition War trilogy, but I greatly enjoyed those three books.
   
Made in au
Owns Whole Set of Skullz Techpriests






Versteckt in den Schatten deines Geistes.

They are very strange books though. All of Ian Watsons' 40K books were.

Just ask Kyoto. He loves 'em.

   
 
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