Unit containing multiple weapons with Dx attacks

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Unit containing multiple weapons with Dx attacks

Post by noograss » Mon Apr 16, 2018 5:46 am

Hi,

On a video from another channel, the guy was playing orks and for his burna's he rolled a die for the amount of hits for the whole team.
He had like 8 burna's in his unit and rolled 3 on his die, -> 16 hits

we usually roll a die per model having a weapon with a Dx attack.

Which way is the correct way ? i'm kinda wondering now, i would say the roll for each model but not sure anymore héhé

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Re: Unit containing multiple weapons with Dx attacks

Post by Bojazz » Mon Apr 16, 2018 10:02 am

BRB page 179 under fast rolling says
"The rules for resolving attacks have been written assuming you will make them one at a time."

You are supposed to roll for each shot individually, choosing a single weapon at a time to shoot with. This means you are supposed to roll the damage for each weapon individually as you select them to fire with.

It is possible that this person is hung up on 7th edition rules (where you would roll once to determine number of shots), or has simply misread or paraphrased the rules for fast rolling in his head, and he thought that since you can make all the attacks together, you can roll once for their number of shots as well. However, The rules for fast rolling specifically mention allowing you to make all of your Hit and Wound rolls at the same time, but does not mention the rolls to determine the number of shots. Therefore they must still be resolved individually.
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Re: Unit containing multiple weapons with Dx attacks

Post by Koonitz » Mon Apr 16, 2018 10:35 am

Has anyone looked at the rules for the Orks in the 8th Ed Index? I believe the rule for Orks where you roll once and apply it to all models in the unit for Lootas and Burnas was retained. At least, I've seen batreps where they do it correct for others (roll for each model) and still roll once for Lootaz and Burnaz.
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Re: Unit containing multiple weapons with Dx attacks

Post by noograss » Mon Apr 16, 2018 11:06 am

it is indeed written in the rules of the burna boys:
"Before unit fires its burnas, roll once for the number of attacks and us this for all burnas fired by this unit in this phase"

So there are expections to the rules, good to know ^^

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Re: Unit containing multiple weapons with Dx attacks

Post by Bojazz » Mon Apr 16, 2018 1:36 pm

good catch koonitz!
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Re: Unit containing multiple weapons with Dx attacks

Post by mrazek22 » Tue Apr 17, 2018 7:11 pm

Koonitz never failed to lead the way!

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Re: Unit containing multiple weapons with Dx attacks

Post by Koonitz » Tue Apr 17, 2018 8:16 pm

mrazek22 wrote:
Tue Apr 17, 2018 7:11 pm
Koonitz never failed to lead the way!
Eh. I can be a tough and abrasive person. I just spend more time reading books (like those that have rules in them and stuff) than learning social skills.
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