The Arvus Lighter is a small, general purpose cargo shuttle that is widely used by the Imperium of Man for many tasks, both in space and on the. The Arvus Lighter is a light cargo hauler used by the Imperial Navy to transport personnel and supplies. One of a wide variety of pinnaces, brigs, couriers and. Hello, everybody! Let me introduce my new project: Arvus Lighter. The Arvus Lighter is a small, general purpose cargo shuttle that is widely used by the.

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Arvus Lighter – Warhammer 40k – Lexicanum

Amongst other things, a Rhino is nearly as tall as an Arvus I have Imperial Armour 2 and 4, which contain technical details for the Rhino and Arvus, respectively, right beside me so I could check; a Rhino is 3. The Arvus is piloted by a single pilot, and is not equipped with any weapon systems, in fact, the Arvus possesses only the most basic navigation equipment, external sensors, and proximity alarms.

The Arvus is mostly used as a cargo shuttle, ferrying supplies and sometimes personnel from ship-to-ship and from lughter orbit to the surface of planets. A Rhino won’t fit.

The Arvus is big enough lifhter this, but something like an Eldar Vampire can block an objective so that even in the next turn the enemy cannot get to it. In need it can also be used as an assault boat, although it is not designed for this purpose. At most the Lost and the Damned can used them as a reserve fleet to back up other allied flyers.

Arvus Lighter

This was however not always the case, as numerous accounts lihhter that during the Great Crusade-era an armed variant of the Arvus has seen use extensive use in support of Solar Auxilia Cohorts. Ads by Project Wonderful! The Arvus has a powerful engine that allows it to carry heavy cargo to and from a planet’s surface.


The Arvus can transport up to 12 people in its cargo hold, but any Imperial official of importance will most likely make use of the Aquila Lander instead, arfus the Arvus is designed as a workhorse and not a luxury craft. A Rhino is 4. Personal tools Log in Request account.

What would probably happen to the Arvus if the Rhino could survive unaided would be that the areas at which the two were joined would experiance failure weakening the heatshield and causing both to fail.

Sign up for a new account in our community. Arvus Lighters in service of the Solar Auxilia during the Great Crusade have also been known to have been armed with twin-linked Lascannons. I think aerodynamics work differently in the 40k universe. The Arvus can also be used to transport cargo lightter personnel already on the planet to ligbter locations on the surface if the terrain is too treacherous.

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The Arvus Lighter is a small, general purpose cargo shuttle that is widely lihgter by the Imperium of Man for many tasks, both in space and on the surface of planets. It can also be outfitted with 2 Hellstrike Missiles.

Other then having a quick ilghter of transporting goods and resources, we can’t really see that much use of a Arvus in a battlefield. When the Arvus is needed for a combat lightet it can be equipped with an arvux forward-firing twin-linked Multi-Laserstwin-linked Autocannonsor 2 twin-linked Heavy Stubbers.

The Arvus is just one of many types of small, void-capable shuttles used by the Imperium. This page was last modified aarvus 25 Marchat Sign In Sign Up. The most surprising thing about the Gladiator event was how incredibly annoyed people are about Flyers. The Arvus is a small, solid, reliable workhorse utility cargo shuttle, used by the ships of the Imperial Navy for transferring cargos of supplies or small units of personnel from ship-to-ship or ship-to-planet. From Warhammer 40k – Lexicanum.

So, if you want the Arvus Lighter to be a trim of your shelf, vote for the project and share the link with your friends and followers, the project has to reach 10, supporters! It simply won’t fit. The ship’s interior is very basic and does not include many advanced systems beyond standard navigational and sensor equipment and proximity alarms. Just make up something a bit bigger and modify the Arvus rules slightly.


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40K TACTICA: Arvus Lighter – Bell of Lost Souls

The Arvus is not designed to have a Rhino attatched to it during re entry and its possible that the increased heat resistance from the Rhino would cause the Arvus’s heat shielding to fail causing them both to explode. The Arvus has been called the Trojan utility vehicle of the Imperial Navyas the two vehicles sharing similar roles and uses with their respective arms of the Imperial military forces. Last month we went to Adepticon, which was as always, really fun.

You need to be logged in to do that Flyers can block objectives, just like any other large enough model. Arvus Lighter – Capacity – any ideas or thoughts? It is commonly seen on the decks of large Imperial Navy ships or making repeat runs from surface to ship transporting supplies and men. Unfortunately, even then their piss poor stats makes the more like target practice to the enemy more then anything else.

Plus their extremely zealous Tech-Priest may take issue with “dis-quieting ” the APC’s machine spirit too frequently. So if your flyer is shaken or there is no good place to put it on the board, just move it off and bring it on again next turn.