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He set up a series of worlds that would become known as the Farsight Enclaves. Luckily the Space Marines forgot to deploy their fighters for no reason and Farsight was able to accomplish his mission, but gets briefly knocked out in doing so and has a few visions of the farsigjt. As more information has come to light, the actions of Commander Farsight have become the source of grave concern for certain members of the Inquisition who perceive a distinct threat to the Divine Rule of the Emperor of Mankind in the actions of farsigyt T’au.

On the way back to the Tau he’s attacked by a Heldrake and is nearly killed, only to be saved by the Imperials fleeing their doomed supp,ement as they blow it up in a way that doesn’t destroy the suit it’s ripping apart. However, Farsight’s personal gut instincts and a desire for close, aggressive combat put him at odds with the Empire’s battle doctrine.

Limitations on Commanders, no ethereals, and lack of units that can keep up with Farsight drag his sept down in comparison to others though. So Farsight set out with another huge fleet and a trio of Ethereals to repair the damage and take back planets. Sure you have to play them as a high risk high reward Deep Strike heavy army that likes to get up close and personal He’s also pretty durable; basically a Space Marine captain with an extra wound: These colours are a reversed version of the colours of the Vior’la Septthe Tau Sept where O’Shovah was born and grew to adulthood.

When sighted generations later, these forces and fleets bore markings similar in design to those used by the T’au Empire, but in colours and patterns never sanctioned. Of the three, Farsight was chosen to remain active first while Shadowsun and Kais were frozen to be brought back into service in the future, making him, for a time, the sole military hero of the Empire.

However, the neurochip business was not enough for the Ethereals, who decided that some of Puretide’s students should be cryogenically frozen so that they could be useful far beyond their meager lifespans. In addition, some of his fellow commanders were implanted with Puretide engram neurochips by the Ethereals to make them as tactically capable as Puretide; however, Farsight found this horrifying when it turned his soldiers into robots with no will of their own and made them completely useless when psykers were involved since Puretide had never encountered them.


He is also a clone of the Gundam character Char. Scans from those few T’au probes to successfully beam back signals reveal a string of heavily built-up worlds with large populations, including nodal cities expanded from colony domes and entire moonbases converted to manufacturing.

Farsight Enclaves – A Codex: Tau Empire Supplement – Warhammer 40k – Lexicanum

The Tau are a new force in the galaxy, optimistic and supplemdnt. Puretide’s many pupils were all famous warriors in their own right, and Puretide himself was supplemet valuable that before he died of old age, the Earth Caste actually scanned his brain and encoded portions of his brilliance into what they called Puretide engram neurochips in order to help train future commanders. Back during the halcyon days of the major conquests of the Tau Empirethe majority of the army’s victories could be attributed to a single commander: He can bring a unit of seven NINE It’s 7th ed Shas’la non-scattering bodyguards with him and give them all meltas, plasma rifles and target locks to allow the squad to fire at several tanks with meltas or blast the enemy MEQs and TEQs on turn 2.

Few who are questioned are seen again. Some of them have page numbers but some do not because it says what it is in the formation listing itself. If you want to know if this book has new rules or now, we have the answer!

Farsight – 1d4chan

Then it goes into the Damocles gulf. Tau Empire allows you to tailor your collection of Tau miniatures into a force from the Farsight Enclaves, armed to the teeth and ready for battle.

Despite the T’au Empire’s efforts to rewrite history – either avoiding mention of the fallen hero or painting him as a cowardly deserter — there is still support for Farsight amongst the existing Septs. Contents [ show ].

After the events on Arthas Moloch, Farsight understood the terrifying menace of the Immaterium and Chaos, which to him explained a great farsgiht of what he had seen during his exploits. Subscribe to Our Free Newsletter. It only includes the formations which are are part of the Dawn Blade Contingent.

Farsight’s next big deployment was at Dal’yth during the Damocles Crusade. It was decided that the three would work in decades-long rotations, with one awake and two asleep at all times, kind of like the three vampire lords in Underworld were supposed to preside over the coven in turns.


Farsight sucked it up and continued on as best he could, and finally was promoted to a battlesuit piloting role that he took to with gusto. Puretide was a legendary genius who wrote the book on Fire Caste tactics, and shaped the military for years to come. His Tau-standard plasma rifle and BS5 are merely supplements meant to soften the enemy up before he charges in or, rather, jetpacks in to get to slicing and dicing with the Dawnblade, which is pretty easy with WS5, S5, I5 and 4 attacks.

Farsight Enclaves

In his first deployment as mission commander, he performed amazingly, trouncing the Orks singlehandedly with skill and cunning. Beyond that formidable ring of floating fortresses are the Farsight Enclaves themselves. With the latest codex a Farsight Enclave army can actually take the standard Tau systems together with their own! He’s also still a beast 40 melee, although he’s not much good against larger targets – his sword may be AP-4, but he’s only got 5 Strength to swing it with.

Ads by Project Wonderful! At some point in the early 42nd Millennium, Farsight made a journey back to Arthas Moloch alone. He is one of the few beings in existence whom Orks fear. Many farsightt the Fire Casteespecially those from Vior’la, maintain the image of Zupplement as a trailblazer, although none dare show such dissent openly in the presence of an Ethereal.

The T’au Empire launches many probes towards what the T’au have named the Forbidden Zone, the cluster of star systems beyond the far side of the Damocles Gulf in the Eastern Fringe, although few have ever returned. Farsight used these to shut the sjpplement portal. The Farsight Enclaves thereafter severed their ties with the T’au Empire and began to govern themselves.

Search anything and hit enter. Finally, after a long and bloody war, the Imperium of Man had to pull out when the Tyranid Hive Fleet Behemoth reared its grotesque head in the Eastern Fringe and headed straight for Ultramar. We also learn the Tau have drones the size of thumbs that are powerful enough to vaporize large daemons in a single shot don’t think about it too much, they never show up again.

Surprisingly, Farsight himself is rarely taken in Enclaves armies, mostly because his giant Crysis deathstar really benefits from the standard Tau relics systems.

Farsight’s band of battlesuit aces. The underlying reason for the split has intrigued certain admittedly obscure scholar-adepts in the Imperium for many Terran centuries.