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Lord Malorne
30-10-2008, 02:13
Can a character join a Giant? is the giant...a monster?

I said it was silly ;).

Condottiere
30-10-2008, 03:35
No. Exception were DoW Giants of Albion with the Druid.

Lord Dan
30-10-2008, 06:36
Can a character join a Giant?

Can a treeman ancient join a treeman?

Braad
30-10-2008, 10:23
I would say no. The treeman is a monster which cannot be joined.
Can a treeman ancient join anything at all? My gut feeling would say no, but that's about it... It follows 'some' rules for monsters. Does it follow this one?

Atrahasis
30-10-2008, 10:33
Treeman Ancients specifically cannot join units.

The Giants of Albion are no exception - they are bought as a single "Regiment of Renown" but once deployed are treated normally - ie Cachtorr and Bologs are monsters with all that entails, Henghis is a character with all that entails.

Condottiere
30-10-2008, 10:34
Monsters/large targets can be used as mounts, but off-hand I don't recall any character or unit joining them. Dragons, Scrap Launchers, Wyverns, etcetera.

skank
30-10-2008, 12:05
Monsters cannot be joined by characters. A treeman ancient is a character so could join unit but for a special rule saying it can't, it could not join treemen units anyway (as they are monsters).
Characters can be mounted on a monster if their book allows.

BTW, a scraplauncher is not a monster...

Check out page 6/7 in the BRB.

BigbyWolf
30-10-2008, 12:29
I once played someone who used an Icon Bearer with a Tomb Giant (I think he took a banner that gave his Giant +1 to hit or something), is this against the rules then?

skank
30-10-2008, 12:34
Yep, he did that against the rules.

Atrahasis
30-10-2008, 12:44
If it was before 7th edition, then it wasn't, it was a Gav-sponsored tactic.

Lord Malorne
30-10-2008, 12:52
I'm still confused as it does not say the Giant is a monster in the O&G book...

:confused:...so why can a character not join?

Atrahasis
30-10-2008, 13:21
It doesn't say that goblins are infantry either...

Giants are monsters because they satisfy the definition of monsters in the rulebook.

Lord Malorne
30-10-2008, 13:22
Page 7.

Jobs a good 'un thanks!