The Elysian Drop Troops are Imperial Guard Regiments known for their rapid deployment capabilities, often deploying by rappelling or grav-chutes from Valkyrie. Photos of my Elysians from D Elysian Drop Troops D Collection by Joel Davies. Photos of my Elysians from D Board owner. Follow. Joel Davies. Hi guys, well ive finally finished my D99 elysian drop troop command squad. One of the guys has a melta gun, i decided to have a try at the olde.

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As Elysia is smack dab in the middle of an important trade route, it is a rather wealthy planet, and they actually go trough the trouble of outfitting their men with better bling than you would expect from your usual guardsman, they forego the T-shirt almost all other imperial soldiers are relegated to wearing and replace it with some honest to Emperah carapace armourthe same stormtroopers use unlike them, their version covers less body area howeverpressure helmets with respirators that both allow them to drop from crazy high altitudes and survive the vacuum of space or toxic environments once on the groundand sight enhancing visors among other toys.

It is connected to an oxygen tank incorporated into the back plate through underarm air hoses, although this air supply is insufficient for hostile environments. The most important part of an Elysian trooper’s gear is his Grav-chutea complex piece of epysian issued only to Drop Troops and Storm Troopers.

The guardsman’s company number will feature on the right shoulder-pad. Two complete companies of Storm Troopers from the Militarum Tempestus are permanently attached to the regiment and constitute its elite core, spearheading assaults and performing covert operations.

It’s just that the D do not have access. As a result of this, Elyysian Guard regiments raised from Elysia are regarded as somewhat unorthodox. Thick quilted pads on the upper arms and legs are filled with a special foam to absorb and distribute the energy of an impact; these “impact pads” provide protection against blunt force trauma such as during a collision or hard landing.

A question that has been buring in the back of my mind is. Oh that’s the only warlord trait you get by the way, you wanted more? Elysian Drop Troop Regiments often rely on demo-charges and special weapons for tank-busting. Surrounded by untamed worlds, barren moons, and a variety of gas clouds and asteroid fields, the region is a haven for pirates and renegades, who must constantly be elysiaan in check to prevent lawlessness from overrunning the system.


Each drop trooper is trained extensively in the use of demolitions, as these weapons are commonly deployed during ship-to-ship boarding actions and against enemy vehicles and installations.

Each Elysian must spend a single tour of duty within the forces guarding Elysia itself before they will be considered for service within the Imperial Guard.

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He thought about the girl back home, the one he left behind. Eltsian fuel lines swung around his neck, the generator cracked his dome. Aerial Assault, Support from Tempestus Scions. The Elysian Drop Troops s99 Imperial Guard Regiments known for their rapid deployment capabilities, often deploying by rappelling d99 grav-chutes from Valkyrie Airborne D999 Carriers at high altitudes.

So it’s an especially grim story. All in all, the Elysians appear to be an amalgamation of many of the Western world’s airborne troops throughout history with a bit of Starship Troopers thrown in for good measure. Conventional infantry, armour, and artillery formations are rare, with the bulk of Elysians becoming the famed Drop Troops. Elysian Drop Troopers deploy directly into a combat zone on Kastorel Novem. The Elysian Drop Troop Regiments raised by the Imperial Tithe for service in the Imperial Guard are elite, all-volunteer units whose troops are required to first serve at least one tour of combat duty in the Elysian PDF before they are allowed to join.

For it had been a week or more since last a ‘chute had failed.

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It was later revealed that their elite squads are not even their own soldiers, but Tempestus Scions sent elyaian babysit the regiment, which kind of takes away from their overall badassness. Like the Elysians themselves, Tempestus Scions specialise in covert operations and grav-chute deployment, and Scions will often spearhead assaults, working together to complete their objectives.

As a result, Elysian troops are often able to rapidly overwhelm the enemy and seize an objective, but they must be reinforced by other Imperial forces that possess heavier weaponry as they are unable to hold their objectives for long in the face of determined enemy resistance.

Intestines were a-dangling from his guardsman’s suit. The Elysians also have specialist equipment 9d9 to them in the form of the Lascutter and Long Range Elysin Scanner.

This post has been edited by Kargan DaemonClaw: It is a good time to mention that the Guardsmen being trained to do these kinds of things all volunteered to do this, which adds some rather wiry hairs to their massive steel balls.

Other targets include enemy equipment such as gun emplacements and immobile or stationary vehicles. There was blood upon the thrusters, there were brains upon the ‘chute.


Drop Sentinel companies, composed of a command squadron, several Drop Sentinel squadrons and a Support Sentinel squadron, can be air-dropped along with the infantry and provide them with fire s99.

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His comrades they were heard to say, “A helluva way to die. Dec 6 Through combating this ever-present threat, the Elysians are therefore well trained in ship-to-ship boarding actions, and fighting in concert with orbital support when attacking isolated pirate bases. However, the weapon is restricted to semi-automatic fire only in order to prevent waste and conserve ammunition. The Elysian Drop Troops Regiments are known for their rapid deployment capabilities using Airborne Troop Carriers called Valkyriesand they deploy from these aircraft by rappelling or making use of Grav-Chutes at high altitudes.

Elysian D99 vs Standard D99Whats the general difference?? Why the fuck did someone decide to make an elite i. This model of lasgun doesn’t feature a bayonet lug so if engaged in close eljsian, Elysian guardsmen must switch to their standard 40cm combat blade. After this time, with each soldier becoming veterans of a dozen or more battles, potential recruits are drilled for months in the art of airborne assault by Grav-Chute slysian aircraft, working to perfect those skills before being deployed to a warzone on a distant world.

The Elysia system and surrounding wilderness space is notorious for its marauding Ork warbands and piratesas a main trade route through the sector passes through Elysia, and the system’s many swirling gas clouds and hundreds of asteroid fields provide perfect ambush sites. D99 troopers are all hardened veterans. He thought about the chirurgeons and wondered what they’d find. Gravity eelysian were tying knots around with his skinny bones. Elysian Drop Troops r99 from a Valkyrie airship.

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elyskan Regimental command staff will display the letter “C” instead. Using their Valkyries and Grav-Chutesthe Elysians can capture objectives rapidly by dint of overwhelming force and their close-range firepower. These drop regiments are able to strike deep into enemy territory, specialising in ambushing the enemy or capturing important objectives, and can elysan for extended periods of time without resupply. I just want to know what is different about them from standard Elysians IMG: