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29-07-2010, 20:46
I have a question with regards to the hellsteed. The hellsteed is a war beast (WB). As it can only be mounted by a vampire and then follows the rules for cavalry, does its troop type change to cavalry?

If so I am wondering why it got classified as a WB. It is only really important when trying to workout if you get a look out sir (LOS) roll. Does he need to be in a unit of cavalry to get a LOS or WB's?:chrome:

29-07-2010, 20:52
Cavalry. Characters mounted on warbeasts use the rules for cavalry (pg 84.)

Also see pg 104.

29-07-2010, 20:54
Horses are War Beasts until someone gets on the back and then they become Cavalry. Same goes for dead horses and some sub-species of magic brass rhino/horse-thing.

Its a War Beast before it becomes Cavalry for the same reason a Vampire is Infantry before it becomes Cavalry.