Merciless Blades

A pair of Raiders sworn to Jeremiah Blitz and provide support

Description:
Description
  • Ship Name: Merciless Blades
  • Class: Raider
  • Hull: Havoc-Class Merchant Raider
  • Speed: 9
  • Manoeuvrability: +47
  • Detection: +10
  • Turret Rating: 1
  • Shields: 1
  • Armour: 19
  • Hull Integrity: 30/30
  • Space Used/Available: 39/40
  • Power Used/Available: 45/45
  • Weapon Capacity: 1 Prow, 1 Port, 1 Starboard
  • Crew %: 100/100
  • Morale: 96/96
Essential Components
  • Segrazian “Viperdrive” Pirate Engine: Increase Maneuver by +5, and Speed by 2; Additionally, if an “Engines Crippled” critical hit is received, always treat the engine as wrecked, as if 8-10 had been rolled.
  • Markov 1 Warp Engine: Required to enter the Immaterium. Every 10 days reduce base travel time by 1d10 days.
  • Gellar Field:
  • Single Void Shield: Provides 1 Void Shield.
  • Command Bridge: While undamaged, Captain’s command tests are made at +5 and all Ballistic Skill tests are made at +5. If the ship suffers a critical hit, roll 1d10. On a 3 or higher, this component becomes unpowered.
  • M-1.r Life Sustainer: Increases all Morale Loss by 1.
  • Pressed Crew Quarters: Decrease Maximum Morale by 2.
  • M-100 Auger Array: External
Weapons
  • Grapple Cannon
    • Location: Dorsal
    • Special: Inflicts no damage. May make a Difficult (- 10) Ballistic Skill Test to initiate boarding. While boarding, enemies must make an Arduous (- 40) Pilot + Maneuverability Test to breakaway.
  • Las-Burner
    • Location: Dorsal
    • Damage: 1d5 + 1
    • Strength: 2
    • Crit Rating 3
    • Range: 3
    • Special: May fire during boarding actions.
Supplemental Components
  • Augmented Retro-Thrusters (x4)
    • Increase Maneuverability by 5 (20 total).
  • Defensive Countermeasures (x2)
    • When deployed, for 1d5 + 1 turns, incoming BS checks take a -20, except for torpedoes which take a -30.
  • Excess Void Armour
    • Decrease Maneuverability by 3 and speed by 2.
    • Increase armor by 3.
  • Murder Servitors
    • + 20 to all Command tests during Hit and Run or Boarding actions.
Complications/Past History
  • Blasphemous Tendencies
    • All Navigation Tests made to pilot this vessel through the warp gain a +15 bonus.
    • While aboard the ship, all crew suffer -5 to Willpower based Tests.
  • Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing
    • The Captain selects 3 components. When scanned or subjected to anything but a thorough internal inspection, these components will not register on the scans, or appear to be a different Component of the same type. Suffer -2 Power to maintain this illusion. May have other secrets hidden aboard.
    • Whenever this ship is Crippled, a successful Command check allows it to ignore the penalties.
Bio:

Merciless Blades

Rogue Trader - The Hos Dynasty Erathia Erathia