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Author Topic: Question about assassinate and charge  (Read 902 times)
Qualified Engineer
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« on: September 26, 2016, 07:16:21 pm »

Sorry I haven't posted for a long time. Welcome to the new members.

At the weekend we had an enjoyable three way game with Dhogu, Devanu and Engu. The Engu came out victorious. However, the Engu player was not too impressed with my Devanu Kopa's assassinate ability.
He was wondering if his allied Casanii scout could fire his bow as the Kopa was attacking. I could not find it in the rules. Some rules I have played allow for such reactions and the scout is quite elite. He was also hoping his Engu harpoon could do the same.
So I guess the question is: If your figure has a ranged attack, can it use it against an opponent who can engage you in the activation phase (eg charge, assassinate)?

Thanks Huh
Twilight Creator
Distinguished Engineer
Posts: 2606

« Reply #1 on: September 27, 2016, 07:05:56 am »

Nice idea, but I'm afraid not! You can only make a ranged attack as part of a ranged ability during your model's activation. I'm sure the casanii must have got a couple of shots off before the devanu engaged though! Either that or the devanu was very stealthy or tired himself out sprinting in to combat...
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